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Telegraph High School Girls Track All Stars

High Schools

Athlete of the Year Tori Conrad, Nashua North Coach of the Year Renee Archer, Nashua North First Team Abby Coy, Nashua North, Sr., 55 meters Adrienne Mckoy-Sophos, Alvirne, Soph., 300 meters Fiona Doherty, Bishop Guertin, Soph., 600 meters Chloe Trudel, Souhegan, Soph., 1000 ...

Telegraph All Stars: Wrestling

High Schools

Wrestler of the Year Kyle Gora, Alvirne Coach Of the Year Paul Rousseau, Bishop Guertin First Team Anthony Fernandez, Bishop Guertin, Frosh., 106 pounds Colby Spencer, Nashua South, Jr., 113 pounds Kyle Salemi, Nashua South, Sr., 120 pounds Connor McDonald, Bishop Guertin, ...

Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant lead Hall of Fame class of 2020

Boston sports

Kobe Bryant’s resume has yet another entry to prove his greatness: He’s now, officially, a Hall of Famer. And he’s got plenty of elite company in the 2020 class, one that may be as glitzy as any. Bryant and fellow NBA greats Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan headlined a nine-person group ...

Several local hockey teams look for success in 2021

High Schools

Crowds left small hockey arenas in Manchester, Concord and Plymouth just over three weeks ago, excited about a full day of hockey at SNHU Arena in Manchester in a few days. Then, poof! The season plug was pulled, and high school hockey fans, coaches, and players all had to shift their thoughts ...

Neverett’s Las Vegas journey one he never envisioned

Local Sports

It's become almost a daily ritual for Nashua's Matt Neverett, former Nashua Silver Knights/WSMN radio broadcaster. He leaves his Las Vegas apartment, located about four or five blocks from the famed Vegas Strip, and takes a drive up and down the Strip. Normally, it might take him a half hour ...

NHIAA doing right by giving spring athletes hope

Local Sports Columnists

The message is clear, and it is a good one. But will it be enough? Reading colleague Tom King’s notes from the NHIAA, then catching Jamie Staton’s WMUR-TV Face Time interview with Executive Director Jeff Collins, it was reassuring to see that the kids matter. They still matter, and ...

Nashua’s Fontanez itching for next bout

Local Sports

Mike Fontanez hasn’t swung in anger at anyone in weeks, and he is not happy. “I’m still working hard, still putting in the work. You can’t change it or control it,” said Nashua’s Fontanez, the reigning New England Golden Gloves 165-pound champion. “You just have to adjust and ...

NHIAA sets new spring dates as hope for a season remains

High Schools

Hope springs eternal. Tha's the way New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association Executive Director Jeff Collins is thinking as well as coaches and athletes as new dates for the spring season were announced on Tuesday. The NHIAA Executive Council, in accordance with Governor Chris ...

With Brady gone, hope returns to rest of AFC East

Boston sports

MIAMI (AP) – The biggest free agent deal for the Miami Dolphins this offseason has been one they didn’t make. The Dolphins spent more than $237 million last month and signed seven potential starters. But none will help their chances of overtaking the Patriots in the AFC East as much as ...

Tough boys hoop ending in 2020, but could be a great 2021

High Schools

We don't know who the best teams in all the respective high school boys basketball divisions would have actually been this season. After all, that's why they play the games. But how about 2021? Assuming things will eventually be normal enough to forge ahead next winter, who would have the ...

Hopes for spring season strong for Hollis Brookline athletes

High Schools

For many high school seniors, the separation anxiety kicks in after graduation. For a pair like Hollis Brookline High School girls lacrosse captains Tasha White and Paisley Broadhurst, the spring season – or currently the lack of one – has pushed that urgency straight to the front of the ...

Slater says Patriots’ winning goals remain the same

Boston sports

Let the healing begin. That's basically what some of the returning New England Patriots leaders have been saying about the loss of iconic face of the franchise Tom Brady, as well as some others. Newly re-signed special teams ace Matthew Slater is one of them. “A lot of our identity has ...

Sports-starved fans need some action

Local Sports Columnists

Leave it to that whiney, rich, spoiled, avaricious Phil Mickelson to come to our sports defense. In case you missed it, Mickelson told folks via Twitter this week that a potential match-play rematch with everyone’s bogus hero Tiger Woods could be imminent. “Working on it” Mickelson ...

Chris Sale has Tommy John surgery

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – Red Sox starter Chris Sale had Tommy John surgery on his left elbow on Monday, his 31st birthday, waiting 11 days after doctors said he needed the operation because of difficulty in scheduling during the coronavirus pandemic. Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom said ...