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Guertin’s intensity from the start too much for Panthers

NASHUA – They'd been wondering for almost a year how their young players would react to the atmosphere of a state tournament game. “Now we know,” Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball coach Brad Kreick said. “And we got the answer that I wanted, which is great.” Of course he ...

Merrimack girls can’t stand up to Windham, fall in sectional semifinals

MERRIMACK – The size of the fight in the dog matters often in sports. Friday night’s Division 1 girls basketball sectional semifinal was clearly not one of those occasions. Merrimack High School scratched and clawed as best as it could, but the Tomahawks were outsized and ultimately ...

Tourney Trail: North, HB girls hoop, BG girls hockey win

It will be an all-local Division I girls basketball quarterfinal matchup on Sunday as Nashua North came back from Keene 45-31 winners in the prelims Friday night. That earns them a date with Bishop Guertin Sunday But the Titans weren't the only local girls team to enjoy a win. The Hollis ...

Settled lawsuit gives OK for California youth indoor sports

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Indoor youth sports can soon resume in California after Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration agreed on Thursday to settle a lawsuit brought by two high-school athletes. The settlement means indoor youth sports can resume with testing in counties where there are 14 ...

This time Cards close the deal in tourney win over North

NASHUA – Maybe the best thing that happened to the Bishop Guertin High School boys basketball team this season was losing that overtime game to Nashua High School North last Friday. That's because it fueled the the Cardinals' fire, and they turned up the heat big-time in a 70-44 rout of the ...

Tourney Trail: Alvirne holds off Keene; Campbell girls win

The area is down to two high school boys basketball teams still playing in the postseason, and they will square off against each other on Saturday in Hudson. The Alvirne Broncos made sure of that, by holding off a tough Keene team in the final few minutes to secure a 51-42 win. That gives ...

Cards have more games –and goals — than younger Kings

HUDSON – They've never really been on equal footing over the years but this year it was even more of a disparity between the Nashua High School South-Pelham and Bishop Guertin boys hockey teams. “Nashua South's only played three games,” Guertin coach Gary Bishop said after his Cardinal ...

Warriors’ frustration ends with 3-1 tourney win over Sanborn-Epping

NASHUA --- Finally. It's been a few years of frustration for the Hollis Brookline-Derryfield hockey team, this year included. They suffered tough tournament losses the last two seasons, and this shortened season became even shorter thanks to a pandemic pause. But all of that was a distant ...

Tourney Trail: North-Souhegan’s Dodge strikes in OT; ‘Hawks in romp

The sixth season has been the charm. The Nashua High School North-Souhegan hockey team made the tournament for the first time a year ago in its fifth year as a co-op. Wednesday night, the Saber-Titans took things one better, getting the program's first postseason win, 4-3 on Will Dodge's goal ...

Panthers experience too much for Broncos in play-in win

NASHUA – How do you beat a team three times in a week, let alone in a season? With experience, that's how. When you look at that factor, Tuesday night's Division I Region Four play-in game between the Nashua High School girls basketball team and local rival Alvirne was an age mismatch. And ...

Cardinals show depth in tourney rout of rival Souhegan

HUDSON – Souhegan High School girls hockey coach Kelli Braley knows one explosive team when she sees it. So it's no wonder after getting decisively beaten at the hands of Bishop Guertin for the third time this season Tuesday, this time 12-0 in the Division I preliminary round Tuesday at ...

Tourney Trail: Sabers fall at West; boys hockey starts today

There are the highs and lows of high school tournament time, and one of the lows for a team is seeing its season end. That happened to the Souhegan Sabers girls basketball team on Tuesday night, as Manchester West outsted the locals from the Division II tournament with a 41-32 win in ...

Cardinals stay in control in tourney win over Panthers

NASHUA – Just eight days ago, the Bishop Guertin and Nashua High School South boys basketball teams played a regular season game that was really three games in one. However, in Monday night's Division I Region Four tournament play-in game, it was just one game at the Colligadome. Guertin's ...

Tourney Roundup: Sabers, Warriors fall; girls tourneys start today

Two local high school boys basketball teams saw their seasons come to an end on Monday night, as both the Souhegan and Wilton-Lyndeborough squads fell in their respective play-in games. Here's the rundown as well as a look at today's tournament slate: DIVISON II REGION TWO ...

HS Notes: South-BG hoop rematch tonight, tourney style

NASHUA – It all starts tonight. The local high school boys and girls basketball and hockey tournaments get underway this week and the first main event will be the Division I prelim at Bishop Guertin between the Cards and the Panthers of Nashua South at 6 p.m. It will be a rematch of a game ...

CHAMPIONS! BG rallies past HB for Division II wrestling title

NASHUA – It was chock full of emotion, twists and turns, both on the mat and in the lineup planning. But when it was over, the Bishop Guertin High School wrestling team captured its second straight Division II dual meet title to wrap up a season it wasn't even sure would take place a couple ...

HBD Warriors still thawing after 5-2 win over Admirals

NASHUA – March starts in a day, and usually by this time Hollis Brookline-Derryfield hockey coach Joel Sanborn usually has a good feel for his team. Not this year. That's because, due to the pandemic, the Warriors have played only four regular season games, ending with Saturday's 5-2 win ...

HS Roundup: Saber-Titans fall in OT; ‘Hawks bowl past HB

NASHUA -- The Nashua High School North-Souhegan hockey team has had a flair for the dramatic at times this season. Unfortunately, that didn't work for the Saber-Titans on Saturday with a 6-5 overtime loss to Bishop Brady in the regular season finale. N-S (4-4) battled from deficits of 3-0, ...

Labrecque’s big OT shot caps Titan comeback over BG

NASHUA – It was the shot of the season, according to his coach. Spencer Labrecque isn't shy, either, about shooting the basketball, and after his 3-pointer gave Nashua High School North boys basketball team a lead it wouldn't relinquish in a 53-51 overtime win over rival Bishop Guertin ...

Cards, Cavs set to tangle again today for Division II title

NASHUA – They've been keeping an eye on each other all winter, through a myriad of dual meets, pauses, and a post season that wraps up today at the Bishop Guertin Colligadome. With the different format for this season – only dual meets – due to the pandemic and all the scheduling and ...