Sports

Wilton-Lyndeborough tops Concord Christian, 5-0

High Schools

he Warriors got goals from Jenna Bragdon, Ally Schwab, Suzie Lemire, Kelsey Randlett and Naomi Wright to improve to 7-4 in Divison IV. Dani Bird and Lorrie Blais each had two assists. Cori Balam earned the shutout in net with five saves.

Hollis Brookline blanks Exeter, 3-0

High Schools

Bella Zampieri had 15 kills while Kayla Barron added 14 assists as the Cavaliers moved to 7-4 with wins of 25-21, 25-21, 25-18. Kaitlyn Johnson (two blocks), Emily Cook (two blocks) and Maddy Blake (17 digs) also played well.

Bishop Guertin routs Nashua South, 10-0

High Schools

Carly Caveny, Erica Chareth and Heather Camacho each had two goals as the Cardinals improved to 6-4 in Division I. Bonnie Gillis and Kate Bradford had a goal and an assist each while Olivia Koutsos and Abbey Cassidy each had a goal. Holy kathios had two assists while Kristin Cameron had a ...

Bedford blanks Merrimack JVs, 3-0

High Schools

Bedford took the lead with three minutes left in the first half and the Tomahawks never recovered. Back Alyssa Brier played well for Merrimack in front of keeper Emma Fay, who made 14 saves.

Nashua South falls to undefeated Timberlane

High Schools

Mauricio Acevedo scored two goals for the Panthers, but it wasn’t enough against the undefeated Owls (9-0-2) in a 3-2 loss. Chris Jimenez made five saves for South (4-6), which took a 1-0 lead, but gave up three straight goals before rallying the second half. Ryan Guidaboni played ...

Nashua’s Kevin McGowan enjoying ride in Mets farm system

Local Sports

Hitting the books like any other college senior in that final semester, Kevin McGowan Jr. is pushing through the long nights trying to lock up those final credits on the way to his bachelors degree in sports and recreation. Originally set to graduate in the spring of 2014, the delay of ...

UNH football rolls past Elon, 48-14

Local Sports

ELON, N.C. – Senior quarterback Andy Vailas completed 17 of 24 passes for 193 yards and two touchdowns – all in the first half – to lead the No. 4/6 University of New Hampshire football team to Saturday afternoon’s 48-14 victory against Elon University ...

Kansas City Royals fever should grip Hub (and New England)

Local Sports

What a public service the Kansas City Royals are performing. For New Englanders, they are giving us a healthy alternative to wringing our hands and moping about the utter ineptitude of the Patriots’ offense line. (Some folks have been heard muttering over the Pats’ ...

Campbell runs down Winnisquam, 35-7

High Schools

LITCHFIELD – Campbell High School scored 28 unanswered point in the second half – behind four touchdown passes from senior captain and quarterback Kyle Manning – for a 35-7 victory over Winnisquam on Saturday. “I think we are a second-half football ...

Hollis Brookline defense denies John Stark in 7-6 win

High Schools

WEARE – Hollis Brookline’s defense came to play. The Cavaliers held John Stark’s offense scoreless until the final eight seconds of the fourth quarter, then watched the Generals break off a 93-yard touchdown on an impromptu hook-and-ladder play as time ...

Nashua middle school field hockey opens strong

Kids Sports

FIELD HOCKEY Nashua middle school squad off to 3-2 start The Nashua Middle School Field Hockey team, a 53-player roster with girls from Elm Street, Pennichuck, Fairgrounds and Nashua Catholic, has jumped out to a 3-2 record after its first five games. The team began the season with a ...

Nashua South routs Timberlane in high school football

High Schools

PLAISTOW – Apparently, some teams can go on the road to a reputed “hostile environment” and win. Nashua South did just that on Friday night, crushing Timberlane 49-28 behind a five-touchdown performance by quarterback Malik Langa. Timberlane, long considered a ...

Milford routs Lebanon in high school football

High Schools

MILFORD – For the first time Friday night, the Lebanon High School football team had some momentum. Unable to move the ball against Milford’s defense, the Raiders got on the board on a 51-yard touchdown pass from Joseph Flanagan to Ryan Milliken to make it a one score game ...

Sabers keep pace, fall to Jaguars

High Schools

AMHERST – The Souhegan football team knew stopping Windham’s offense was going to be a handful. The undefeated Jaguars had averaged 48.5 points per game this season. The Sabers ultimately gave the Jaguars their toughest match of the season, but it wasn’t enough, ...

Bishop Guertin golfer out to win second high school girls crown

High Schools

If this was any normal year, Bishop Guertin’s Chelsea Sedlar would be the odds on favorite to repeat as the NHIAA’s Girls Individual Golf Tournament champion. Unfortunately for the 17-year-old Merrimack native, this is no ordinary year. Enter Pinkerton Academy freshman New ...

This weekend’s high school football games

High Schools

FRIDAY Nashua South (2-2) at Timberlane (1-3) WHEN: Friday, 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Timberlane Regional High School, Plaistow. LAST WEEK: Salem 24, Timberlane 21; Nashua South 18, Nashua North 14. 2013 RESULT: Nashua South 38, Timberlane 13. FYI: Owls quarterback Jason Hughes seems to be ...