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High Schools

Panthers tie Winnacunnet, 3-3

Victoria Ziolek’s goal with under a minute to play allowed Nashua South (1-0-1) to salvage a tie on the road. Emily Durette and Sarah Allison also scored for the Panthers, while defender Jesi Dukeshire played well in front of goalie Adaeze Obinelo (eight saves).

JV Panthers play well despite 6-0 loss

The host Nashua High School South junior varsity squad was blanked at the hands of Manchester Memorial, but playing well offensively for the Panthers were Livby Montine, Lesley Villacis, Skylar Betty and Abby Borroto. On the defensive end, South’s Emma Long, Julia McGonagle, Hannah ...

Pinkerton JVs edge Merrimack, 2-1

Merrimack(1-1) battled back but came up just short against a talented Pinkerton squad. Alicia Debruin scored the Merrimack goal. Emma Fay was outstanding in net while forward Becky Moser and backs Alyssa Brier and Emma Zanni also played well for the Tomahawks.

Hughes, Spartans determined to climb back into contention

Travis Hughes has been waiting for his senior season of Milford High School football ever since the final whistle a year ago. One of the Spartans’ captains, Hughes knows he and his teammates had an opportunity in 2013 to be one of the best teams in Division II, but finished third ...

Cole Owens’ two goals lift Hollis Brookline over Windham in season opener

HOLLIS – The Hollis Brookline High School boys soccer team dealt with some opening day jitters, but not for long. Cole Owens accounted for both of the Cavaliers’ goals in their 2-0 Division II win over Windham in Friday’s season opener. It was a rematch of the ...

Nashua North scores OT win vs. Merrimack in opener

NASHUA – Friday was a day of firsts for Nashua High School North’s Igor Monteiro. He coached his first regular season NHIAA contest and his first overtime game. Most importantly, he earned his first victory. The Titans scored a dramatic goal late in regulation and ...

Local teams hope to continue success

When Dwayne Andreasen left the Souhegan High School girls soccer program late last spring, he felt he was leaving it in good hands. He was likely correct, as longtime junior varsity coach Amy Sparks takes the helm of the defending Division II champion after Andreasen’s decade long ...

Wilton blows out Concord Christian in season opener

Wilton Lyndeborough 5, Concord Christian 0. Ally Schwab led the offense for Wilton, as she had two goals and an assist. Lorrie Blais and Naomi Wight each had a goal and an assist, while Kelsey Randlett had a goal and Cori Balam had an assist. Wilton improves to 1-0 on the season with the win.

Souhegan tops Hollis

Souhegan 3, Hollis Brookline 1 Hannah Chick powered the Saber offense with a hat trick, as Souhegan improved their record to 1-0 on the season. Hollis Brookline’s lone goal came on a penalty shot.

North shuts out Merrimack

Nashua North 1, Merrimack 0 Keegan Burch had the game winning goal for the Titans, with the assist coming from Shannon Miller. Bailey Rhum and Nicole DeAlmeida both were solid on defense, while Alli Nelson made four saves in net for the shutout. North improves to 1-0 and will face Salem on Friday.

BG falls to Hanover in final seconds

Hanover 1, Bishop Guertin 0 Playing excellent defense for the Cardinals were Ryan McGaughey, Udit Sharma, and Wes Van Derburgh. In goal Ryan Schweirzer was also on the top of his game, as Hanover’s lone goal came in the final 30 seconds of the match. Despite starting the season with ...

South drops season opener to Memorial

Manchester Memorial 1, Nashua South 0 Playing well in the loss for the Panthers were Ryan Guidaboni, Srishail Thapa, Mauricico Acevendo, and Evan Lowe. In goal, Christoper Jimenez made five saves to keep South in the game. The Panthers fall to 0-1 to open the season, but look to rebound ...

Alvirne, Hollis Brookline focusing on another title shot

Three of the state’s best players are back for another shot at a championship. Alvirne, attempting to return to the Division I final, where it lost 2-0 to Hanover in 2013, will follow the lead of forward Brett Richardson and midfielder Raul Stedile. The two Broncos seniors were at ...

In golf, Brandon Gillis looks to lead Nashua North charge

Could change be in the air in local high school golf? Perhaps, but don’t be too sure. Yes, the defending champion Bishop Guertin High School golf team has lost a lot to graduation, but the Cardinals usually reload rather than rebuild. Still, at Nashua North, one of the ...

Nashua South splits opener with Pinkerton, Salem

Pinkerton 194, Nashua South 202, Salem 213 Peter McManus shot a 36 to help the Panthers split their first Division I match of the season at Salem’s Campbell Scottish Highlands. Christian Sullivan and Jeff Mitchell each added a 40 for South (1-1) while Sam Nielsen shot a 41 and ...

Bishop Guertin opens with wins over Dover, Manchester Central

Bishop Guertin 210, Dover 219, Manchester Central 224 The Cardinals opened the season by getting two Division I wins at Cocheco Country Club in Dover. Cam Sheedy led the way by shooting a 40 for Bishop Guertin (2-0), while Chelsea Sedlar had a 41 and Ryan Fitzgerald chipped in with a 42. Tom ...

Alvirne falls to Manchester Memorial, Keene

Manchester Memorial 198, Keene 200, Alvirne 210 Jack Brown and Grant Nuttall each shot a 39 but the Broncos fell to the Crusaders and the Blackbirds the Division I season opener. Jess Lortie added a 42 for Alvirne (0-2) while Brett Pitre had a 44 and Nick Boudreau shot a 46.

Nashua North splits with Bedford, Spaulding on the links

Nashua High School North’s Brandon Gillis was three shots off the pace of medalist Ryan Brown on Wednesday at Rochester Country Club as Brown’s 34 paced Bedford to a 194-209 win over the Titans and 194-223 win over host Spaulding. Gillis’ 37, combined with a 38 ...

Patience with struggling local programs

We live in the age of immediacy. Something happens, thanks to all the social media outlets, we all know about it. Right away. For sports fans, the same mentality goes with their teams. They want them to win now. It’s not that easy, especially in the world of high school ...