Sports

Area student athletes sign on to play in college

High Schools

Student athletes nationwide signed on the dotted line with the four-year college or university they decided to attend and play for athletically. Greater Nashua students signed on to various institutions during the National Letter of Intent signing period from Nov. 12-19. Of the athletes that ...

Nashua South tops North in Turkey Bowl

High Schools

NASHUA – Just like the arrival of winter, the big plays came in a big way and came right away for the Nashua South High School football team on Thanksgiving Day. It all added up to a 39-14 win over rival Nashua North, spoiling the final game for Jason Robie as the Titans’ ...

Nashua North football coach Jason Robie reflects on final game

High Schools

Jason Robie stood on the far corner of the Stellos Stadium turf with his wife, Tammie. It was fitting, because after the Nashua High School North football team he coaches bowed to rival Nashua South 39-14, his dedication to her is one of the reasons Thursday was his last game. “She ...

Big 2nd half lifts Rivier past DWC

Local Sports

NASHUA – Whatever the halftime message Rivier University women’s basketball coach Paul Williams had for his team on Tuesday night, it worked. The Raiders were deadlocked in a 48-48 shooting contest with city rival Daniel Webster College at the Muldoon Center. But they ...

The long wait is nearly over for Titans, Panthers

High Schools

It hasn’t been the best of seasons for both the Nashua High School North and South football teams. But, it’s going to end on a good note for one of them, regardless. Thursday at 10 a.m. the teams will square off in their annual Turkey Bowl battle at Stellos Stadium, with ...

Campbell football never stopped believing it could win

High Schools

Nobody thought Campbell High School’s football team stood a chance. Nobody except for the Cougars. Amid the celebration of their 34-19 Division III South semifinal win over Somersworth, word slowly made it’s way to the field that defending champion Bow had easily defeated ...

Locals keys to Rivier, DWC hoop success

Local Sports

If you’re looking for local men’s college basketball talent this winter, you don’t have to look too far. Key players for both the Rivier University and Daniel Webster College basketball teams are homegrown. It certainly appears, from the early going, that players ...

Body weight training tops 2015 forecast

Local Sports

If you’ve been doing a lot of push-ups and lunges lately when you go to the gym, don’t be surprised if pretty soon you’re not the only one doing them. A few weeks ago, the American College of Sports Medicine released its findings from its annual fitness trend ...

Hudson taekwondo school wins 14 trophies

Local Sports

Eight members of TKD Tigerclaw won a total of 14 trophies at the Bodyworks Karate Tournament held at Merrimack Valley High School in Penacook on Nov. 8. Each of the eight won at least one trophy for TKD Tigerclaw, a taekwondo school whose home is Hudson Memorial School. Trophy winners were: ...

UNH earns top seed in FCS tournament

Local Sports

DURHAM – The top-ranked University of New Hampshire football team earned the No. 1 overall seed for the 2014 NCAA Division I FCS Football Championship. The CAA champion Wildcats (10-1, 8-0 CAA) will play host to either Patriot League champion Fordham University (10-2) or Northeast ...

Cougars’ slow start ignites championship run

High Schools

The Campbell High School football team played arguably its three toughest games in the first three weeks of the regular season. And when the Cougars started the season 1-2, there was no panic in Litchfield. Coach Greg Gush knew that what he and his coaching staff were trying to implement was ...

The final football call awaits Bob Bates

Local Sports

Well, we’ve survived the first chill. It could be worse, we all could be living in Buffalo. So that’s the first thing to give thanks for this week. Here’s a pre-holiday sampler of some tasty tids and bits to munch on while watching the New England Patriots cruise ...

UNH wins CAA football title outright with win at Maine

Local Sports

ORONO, Maine – The No. 1 University of New Hampshire football team won the CAA conference title outright, retained the Brice-Cowell Musket and extended its program-record win streak to 10 games by defeating the University of Maine, 20-12, Saturday at Alfond Stadium. UNH, which has ...

Urbanik runs wild in Astros’ victory

High Schools

DURHAM – T.J. Urbanik ran for 241 yards and two touchdowns as Pinkerton Academy rolled to a 37-0 win over Bedford in the Division I championship game Saturday night at the University of New Hampshire. The Astros (12-0) rushed for 345 yards as a team, with quarterback Jack Hanaway ...

Campbell tops Newport for school’s first football title

High Schools

DURHAM – Greg Gush had something to ask his Campbell High School football team going into the Division III championship game. Did the Cougars want to be known as the team that upset undefeated Bow in the semifinals, that snapped the Falcons’ 19-game winning streak in ...

McInnis aerial show propels Windham past St. Thomas

High Schools

DURHAM – Brendan McInnis threw five touchdown passes and the Windham defense forced four turnovers and recorded a safety to beat St. Thomas 38-28 in the Division II championship game Saturday at the University of New Hampshire. McInnis finished the day 8 of 14 passing for 151 yards ...

Nashua School of Gymnastics has strong showing at qualifier

Kids Sports

The Nashua School of Gymnastics Level Four through 10 teams came away with several sectional qualifiers at a recentmeet at NEGTC in Hudson, NH. Individual results as follows: Level 4 (9-10 Year Old Division) Makenzie Berleth qualified for Sectionals with an All Around of 36.850 (second ...

Campbell trying for one more victory

High Schools

The Campbell High School football seniors got together early in the year to talk about just how far they thought the Cougars could go. “We just said we had to play each play and each game as if it might be our last game,” running back Kevin Moreau said. “We ...

Moreau made sudden impact for Cougars

High Schools

Football, it turns out, is a perfect sport for Campbell High School two-way standout Kevin Moreau. And vice-versa. Why? Simple. Moreau loves the contact aspect of the game. He played youth soccer before high school and just couldn’t, well, stay out of the officials’ ...