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High Schools

Telegraph High School Girls Track All Stars

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 ...

BG girls hockey coach Scott Ciszek a role model as Nashua police officer

NASHUA -– Scott Ciszek was behind the Bishop Guertin High School girls hockey bench, guiding the Cardinals to a tournament win over Bishop Brady-Trinity-West at Tri-Town Arena early last month. High across the Cardinals bench, a few high school administrators were trying to watch the game, ...

Telegraph All Stars: Wrestling

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, ...

Several local hockey teams look for success in 2021

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 ...

NHIAA sets new spring dates as hope for a season remains

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

Preseason honors for locals, but will there be a season?

The preseason has been good to a few local area high school baseball standouts. Now you have to wonder if they'll have a season, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Souhegan senior first baseman Daniel Trzepacz, Bishop Guertin pitcher-first baseman Brett Anderson, Campbell third baseman Keegan ...

Want a title game to watch? Goffstown aims to please

Local high school girls basketball fans may be able to enjoy a Division I state championship game after all. A virtual one. Friday night at 7 p.m. Goffstown TV is planning on airing a virtual Goffstown-Bishop Guertin girls hoop state title game, and it is slated to be simulcast also on Nashua ...

Nashua area girls basketball teams look ahead

The season ended in disappointment for all locals as the tournaments were cancelled or teams’ postseason runs ended on the scoreboard. Bishop Guertin couldn’t get its fifth straight sole Division I crown, instead sharing it with Goffstown by order of the NHIAA. Hollis Brookline was upset ...

Alvirne lacrosse player anxious for senior season

HUDSON – For Donny Buchanan and the handful of four-year varsity seniors in the Alvirne High lacrosse program, this spring is more than just a season. It’s the continuation of a construction program. “It’s the fifth varsity year for Alvirne lacrosse. The program is so new and still ...

Wilton-Lyndeborough hopes to revive girls basketball team

There was a void in the local girls high school basketball season this year. Gone from the Division IV schedule were the Wilton-Lyndeborough Warriors. Will we see them in 2021? Probably not, says athletic director Brice Miller - at least not on the varsity level. “Honestly, I don’t ...

NHIAA anoints winter season co-champions as closure

Champions for a fifth straight year. Kinda sorta. Let's call it four-and-a-half. It may feel a bit hollow since the Division I girls basketball tournament was halted after the quarterfinal round, but the top-seeded, four-time defending champion Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball team ...

After some memorable stops, the Tourney Trail goes cold

The Trail went cold a lot sooner than it should have. Yes, the COVID-19 pandemic provided a scary,premature shutdown of the 2019-20 winter high school Tourney Trail. There was really no option for the NHIAA. However, we had just over a week of very, very memorable moments. So, before the ...

Several locals all in on girls hoop All-State teams

These days, you take what you can get. There aren't any tournament games going on – and may not be in the end – but several local high school girls basketball players can celebrate their All-State status. That goes for the coaches, too, as two were named their respective Division Coach of ...

Local teams face reality as NHIAA cancels tournaments

There will be no raising of the title plaque in front of droves of fans for the Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball team. There will be no chance for the Nashua High School North, South, Merrimack, Alvirne and Hollis Brookline boys basketball teams to take the floor at the University ...

Locals made their mark on boys hoop All-State team

Several locals were honored by the New Hampshire Baskeball Coaches Organization as members of the 2020 All-State teams for the four Divisions. Nashua High School North senior Brenden Choate heads the Division I list, named to the First Team. Bishop Guertin's Dylan Santosuosso, a junior, was ...

NHIAA makes it official: Winter tournaments cancelled

There will be no raising of the title plaque in front of droves of fans for the Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball team. There will be no chance for the Nashua High School North, South, Merrimack, Alvirne and Hollis Brookline boys basketball teams to take the floor at the University ...

Longo: Tough to go along with NHIAA final call

Why the Longo column on Sunday, you ask? Well. I had some time to kill after dousing the flames on my recent white-hot take that the folks at the NHIAA were spot-on allowing the remaining winter playoff games to be played before family only, despite the coronavirus scare. You see, before ...

Hult, Stimeling lead local All-State hockey selections

Several local high school hockey players were named to the New Hampshire High School Coaches Association's All-State Boys and Girls Hockey team. A couple were named to their respective Division first teams. In girls hockey, Bishop Guertin defenseman Lindsay Hult and Souhegan defenseman Clare ...