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Titan runners sweep South; North golfers win as well

For the Nashua High School North cross country program, the season couldn't have started out any better. The Titans enjoyed a boys and girls sweep Tuesday over rival Nashua South. The North girls snagged a 26-31 win as Dantia Braccio won the event with a time of 20:07.25 and teammate ...

Panthers go West for impressive 5-0 opening win over North

NASHUA – Sometimes a team will go into a season not quite knowing where its firepower will come from. That wasn't the case for the Nashua High School South field hockey team in Monday's 5-0 season opening win over rival Nashua North at Stellos Stadium. Nope, Panthers coach Ciki McIintire ...

North ends South streak, 3-1; Cards, ‘Hawks split in soccer

New season, new result. That's how the Nashua High School North girls volleyball team sees it after it ended a mulit-year drought vs. city rival Nashua South with a 3-1 win on Monday night at the Belanger Gym. South took the first set 25-21, but the Titans captured the next three by counts ...

Souhegan, Merrimack, BG hope to continue field hockey success

There are the haves and have nots in local high school field hockey, and that classification may not change for too many this fall. Souhegan made it to the Division II finals a year ago, while Merrimack and Bishop Guertin were both in the Division I semis. They all figure to be contenders ...

Cavalier girls edge Sabers, 2-1, to complete soccer sweep

AMHERST – The Hollis Brookline High School girls soccer team was one of the best in the area last fall. And you know what? The Cavaliers just may be that again, as they looked polished Saturday in edging area rival Souhegan 2-1 in the season opener for both at Saber Field. The win gave the ...

Season openers: Good day for Sabers, Spartans, Cougars

AMHERST – Kelli Braley had that feeling early Friday again, one she as well as her players hadn't had in awhile. Game Day. “I haven't been that happy in a long time,” the Souhegan High School field hockey coach said. “I was so excited all day, climbing out of my skin, it was ...

Volleyball preview: Panthers title defense set to begin

It was a magical season. Perhaps the best sports season in the history of Nashua High School South – post Split – had to belong to last fall's Panthers volleyball team. An undefeated Division I state championship season. It doesn't get any better. But the nucleus and coach of that team ...

High School Notebook: Pace picks up; HB golfers now 4-0

The high school sports season starts to pick up a little bit today. While the school golf season has gotten underway, some of the other sports are going to begin to join in for Division II and III area schools. Some non-golf, non-football teams will open up their seasons this weekend. Today ...

High School Journal: Fans will be severely limited locally

NASHUA – Want to see a local high school game this fall? You better check with the home school's spectator policy. Schools are formalizing their policies all around the area, and many have been mentioned on this site in the past week. Nashua, which starts games next week, has the following ...

Cav golfers get off to good start, top Milford, Souhegan

AMHERST – The Hollis Brookline High School golf team picked up where it left off last season, capturing a tri-match with the area's other two Division II teams. The Cavaliers, defending Division II co-champions, recorded a teams score of 201 at Amherst Country Club. Milford was second at 237 ...

Area golf teams hoping to make most out of short season

During the spring and summer, golf was booming as one of the more pandemic-safe sports. Thus it's no wonder it's all systems go in high school, as local teams begin their seasons in earnest this week. In fact, a couple of them began late this past week. It's going to be an interesting but ...

Zimmerman takes medalist honors in North opener

Bryce Zimmerman had a great start to his NHIAA golf season on Friday, taking medalist honors with a 32 at Concord Country Club. But it still wasn't enough as his Nashua High School North team finished third in a tri match with Exeter and Concord. The Blue Hawks won by a stroke at 194, edging ...

Holy Cross latest school to make offer to North’s Harris-Lopez

And now there are six. Nashua High School North senior quarterback and top local athlete Curtis Harris-Lopez announced on social media Thursday that he has received his sixth college scholarship offer, this one from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester. As he has been after announcing ...

Bronco golfers edged by Trinity in damp season opener

MANCHESTER – The Alvirne High School golf team was able to brave the rain on Thursday. It just wasn't able to make up two strokes against Trinity. In what is believed to be the first local competitive high school sporting event since March 11, the Broncos fell to Trinity, 215-217, in the ...

It will be Nashua North vs. South to kick off football on Sept. 25

The game everyone looks forward to will be the first game. But oh will it have a different feel. Nashua athletic director Lisa Gingras revealed that the long awaited Friday, Sept. 25 high school football opener at Stellos Stadium will be Nashua North vs. Nashua South. South will be the home ...

Nashua North-South games will have only home team fans

NASHUA – Games between Nashua High School North and South later this fall, no matter what the sport, will definitely have a different feel. As in a one-sided rooting interest feel. Originally, Nashua athletic director Lisa Gingras was of the thinking that fans of both schools, limited in ...

Annual North-South Turkey Bowl won’t be played this year

NASHUA – They'll be playing high school football in Nashua this fall starting on Sept. 25 barring any pandemic related issues – except for one noteworthy holiday game. The annual Nashua High School North vs. South Turkey Bowl has been cancelled for this November, Nashua athletic director ...

Alvirne gets the go-ahead for all fall sports from Hudson school board

HUDSON -- Alvirne High School will compete in all sports this fall season, while adhering to current NHIAA and National High School Federation pandemic protocols. The Hudson School Board Thursday night approved for the Broncos to compete in all fall sports, including football. "This is a ...

Merrimack now set to join the football party for the fall

MERRIMACK – They're in. The Merrimack school board earlier this week gave formal approval via a 5-0 vote to allow Merrimack High School to play football this fall. A couple of weeks ago, after approving athletic director Mike Soucy's proposal to play all other sports, the board tabled a ...