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Warriors rally in doubles to eliminate South

By TOM KING Staff Writer NASHUA - There's a rule that Nashua High School South girls tennis coach Gigi Ferris always follows in a close match. "You always want to win that fifth singles," she said, "because you never know what can happen in doubles." The ...

Division II track championship results

DIVISION II TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP At Pelham High School BOYS Team results: 1. Lebanon 88; 2. Portsmouth 84; 3. Souhegan 82; 4. Coe-Brown 40; 5. Milford 38; 6. Oyster River 26; 7. Pelham 24; T8. Sanborn, Merrimack Valley, Kingswood 21; 11. ConVal 20; 12. Plymouth 18; 13. Stevens 17; 14. ...

Underclassmen lead Milford to 2nd

PELHAM – When the Milford High School girls track team finished second at the Division II championship meet a year ago, it was on the backs of a couple of seniors with support from a lot of freshmen. This year, those underclassmen stepped on the big stage and brought home another ...

Local teams face challenges at Division II, III track meets

There could be a lot of local high school athletes taking home some hardware from Saturday’s Division II and III outdoor track championships. As for the team competition, well, that’s more of a stretch. While Souhegan, Milford and Hollis Brookline should have some of the ...

Cavs Resume Rain-Shortened Game, Fall to St. Thomas

On Tuesday, the Cavaliers allowed ten runs in the first inning before their contest against St. Thomas was postponed due to inclement weather. When the teams picked up in the second inning on Saturday, Hollis-Brookline came out swinging. Still, the defecit proved to be too much to overcome as ...

Campbell Boys Finish Fifth, Girls Eighth at DIII Championship

The Campbell boys finished in fifth place among 27 teams at the Division III Track and Field Championships in Meredith. Kearsarge finished as the champion with 73 points while the Cougars compiled a respectable 41.5 points. Sean Munnelly led Campbell with a victory in the 800-meter run and a ...

Bennett Knocks in Tying Run, Scores Winning Run To Lead Sabers

Thomas Bennett tied the game with an RBI single in the sixth before scoring the winning run, helping lead the Sabers past Hanover, 5-4. Seth Learned got Souhegan (4-12) on the board in the third inning, knocking in Jonathan Robinson and Thomas Bennett on a single. Max Benevides later knocked ...

Cougars Squeeze by Bow in Game One of Doubleheader

The Cougars had a long day of baseball, starting with a ten o’clock game in Bow. The Cougars capitalized on some smart base running to win the game, 5-4. Tied at four late in the ballgame, junior Zach Byers stood on second base with two outs. A groundball was hit right to the ...

Merrimack Tops Alvirne in Extras

The Tomahawks and Broncos needed an extra two innings to decide the outcome of their game, with Merrimack coming out on top, 5-3. Alexis Kapsambelis led the Merrimack offense with four hits, including three RBIs. Catlin Minear also had a standout game offensively, compiling two hits and two ...

Campbell Clinches DIII Top Seed, Beats Somersworth

Following their early morning match, Campbell travled fifty miles to face off against division foe Somersworth. The Cougars avenged their early-season loss and crushed Somersworth, 11-0, while also locking up the top seed in the Division III playoffs. Sophomore Kyle Shaw was masterful in his ...

BG can’t defend tennis title, but at least it showed up

Something is missing this week. Searching high and low, and it’s nowhere to be found. I’m a little disappointed in those six Wilton-Lyndeborough seniors that volunteered to be part of the search party. They skipped out on us in our hour of need, and the search team had to ...

Nashua North going for two straight boys track titles

Nashua High School North and Bedford High School are in great positions heading into Friday’s Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Winnacunnet Regional in Hampton at 4 p.m. The Titans and Bulldogs will be trying to hold off the competition for a chance to defend their ...

Hollis Brookline baseball falls to Portsmouth in pitchers duel

HOLLIS – Cam LaFleur’s performance on the mound was worthy of a victory, but the Hollis Brookline High School baseball team’s bats could not come up with a well-timed hit to deliver that outcome. LaFleur struck out 15 batters and allowed two hits in seven innings, ...

Souhegan girls lacrosse holds off Pinkerton, 14-13

AMHERST – The Souhegan High School girls lacrosse team knew that Pinkerton Academy was going to try to take away someone in the Sabers’ offense during Thursday’s game. But who would it be? The Sabers spent their first few possessions figuring it out, and once they ...

Nashua pole vault coach Dan Hogan has guided generations of student-athletes

Pole vaulting is becoming the cool thing to do at Nashua’s two public high schools. Thanks to an 82-year-old man who has spent his entire life soaring through the air. Whether it was piloting an F-5 on one of his 282 combat missions in Vietnam or flying over the bar as a student ...

Wilton cruises past Epping

Wilton Lyndeborough 19, Epping 8 Sami Bosquet and Sarah Holka led the Warrior offense, as both were 4 for 5 at the plate with five RBIs. Holka picked up the win in the circle, going four and two thirds inning, striking out six, and allowing only three hits. Wilton ends the season with a 14-2 ...

North tops South

Nashua North 18, Nashua South 8 (5/29) Maddie Coughlin leads the Panthers with a four goal performance, including her 100th career goal in the final minute of the game. Tori Kane, Cate Connolly, Jasmin Petrosino and Jenny Halloran all chipped in with one goal apiece, while Ashley Eppilitio ...

South shutout by Pinkerton

Pinkerton 13, Nashua South 0 Paige Buono was 2 for 2 at the plate for the Panthers, while Jasmine Perez was 1 for 2. South finishes their season with a record of 1-17.

Broncos Lock Up Seven Seed, Top Merrimack

The Broncos locked up the seventh seed in the Division I playoffs after they topped Merrimack, 4-2. The Tomahawks clinched the 16th seed as a result of Trinity’s loss to Timberlane. Robbie Flohr pitched the entire game for Alvirne (10-8), allowing only one earned run on five hits. He ...