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Cougars back in the finals with 2-0 semifinal win

LACONIA – They didn't need penalty kicks this time. No, the way the 17-0-2 Campbell High School Cougars are playing in this Division III boys soccer season, it's tough to wager against them. They used PKs last year in the semis and finals to capture a championship, but this year seem so ...

Milford volleyball upended in semifinals

DERRY – For one fleeting span, the second game of Wednesday night’s Division II state volleyball semifinals, we saw the real Milford High volleyball team. Coe-Brown Northwood Academy made life difficult for the Spartans the rest of the night here at Hackler Gymnasium. Sixth-seeded ...

Several locals named to All-State Field Hockey Team

Several locals were named to the Divison I and II New Hampshire Field Hockey Coaches Association All-State Field Hockey teams. First-team locals in Divison I were Bishop Guertin's BrookeYabroudy and Sarah Coyle, Merrimack's Erin Knauer and Dimetria Gonzalez, Nashua North's Lizzie Dack and ...

Nashua South ices Winnacunnet to reach volleyball finals

DERRY – The Nashua South volleyball program that was ousted early in back to back years on Halloween night simply does not exist anymore. These are the Panthers of 2019, focused on perfection and refusing to ever relent as evidenced Saturday night in their marathon quarterfinal survival ...

High school tourneys, joined by football, hit a big week

There were no apparent surprises on Monday when the NHIAA announced its football pairings. And now, while we say good-bye to field hockey for another year, football officially steps in to join the tournament fray in Week Three of the postseason. Soon, it will be all that's left. Here's what's ...

Nashua area players take All-State Field Hockey honors

Several locals were named to the Division I and II New Hampshire Field Hockey Coaches Association All-State Field Hockey teams. First-team locals in Division I were Bishop Guertin’s Brooke Yabroudy and Sarah Coyle, Merrimack’s Erin Knauer and Dimetria Gonzalez, Nashua North’s Lizzie ...

Cards survive a Division I quarterfinal joust with Central

NASHUA – They had two goals disallowed for goaltender interference. Their coach received a yellow card out of frustration at the officials' calls. Their opponent had a free kick from some 20 yards out with 30 seconds to play, seeking the game-tying goal. Yet somehow, some way, the Bishop ...

Guertin’s Fischer strolls in cross country Meet of Champions

NASHUA – About the only quiz Caroline Fischer has failed this fall was when the reporter asked her post-race on Saturday how many state or all-state championships she had won in four years at Bishop Guertin High School. She’s excused on that one. This is cross country, not calculus, and ...

Souhegan field hockey falls in finals

BEDFORD – Friday night’s Division II state semifinal field hockey upset of the top-seeded, defending champion Derryfield School might go down as one of the great victories in Souhegan High School history. It was also the most physically and emotionally draining ever, 80 minutes of field ...

South girls nearly stunned, rally to win in five

NASHUA – The look on Nashua South volleyball coach Wayne Siejkowski’s face told so much about his squad’s Division I quarterfinal-round tournament match with tough-as-nails Bedford on Saturday night. It was a look of relief, near-emotional exhaustion, and a desperate need for a handful of ...

Area teachers reflect on implementation of ‘UDL’

NASHUA – Merrimack School District officials are beginning to see positive outcomes by offering flexible learning in the classroom. Now in its second year, the district has rolled out Universal Design for Learning, which allows teachers to design learning experiences that meet the needs of ...

Hollis Brookline in girls soccer semifinals

HOLLIS – The Hollis-Brookline Cavaliers are one step closer to a state championship in girls soccer, or at the very least, one kick closer. That kick came off the left foot of sophomore Rachel Brackett, a 71st minute strike from just inside the box that found its way to the left-hand side ...

South boys soccer eliminated on penalty kicks

WINDHAM – In a game like this one, it was only fitting that a goalkeeper scored the winning goal. The Nashua South boys’ soccer team saw its season end on Saturday in the NHIAA Division I boys soccer quarterfinals, falling to Windham 5-4 in a penalty shootout. Windham junior Landon ...

Cards end season with a playoff-like win over Dover

NASHUA – The Bishop Guertin High School football team certainly played Saturday night like it was a playoff game. The Cards rallied from a 14-6 deficit to pull out a 22-14 win over Dover, finishing the regular season at 6-3. However, BG will likely lose out on tiebreakers to Merrimack and ...

Milford girls soccer upends Hanover to reach semis

With a spirited Division II girls soccer state quarterfinal knotted at 1-1, Kylie Freel netted the game-winner, sending Milford High back to the state semifinals. The Spartans, seeded fourth, now heads to Exeter on Thursday to battle either top-seeded Hanover or No. 8 John Stark. Rachel ...

Wimmer hits 2,000 yards passing; Cavaliers bury Saint Thomas

The Hollis Brookline football team put the finishing touches on a dominant regular season, drilling Saint Thomas, 56-14. Sander Wimmer capped off his third straight monster season, hitting 16 of 20 passes for 275 yards and three touchdowns. Wimmer, who also ran for a TD, now has 2,152 yards ...

Football Rewind: Nashua North awaits another shot at Exeter

Exeter High School Bill Ball said it best as he was walking off Motta Field at Stellos Stadium with a little gleam in his eye after a win over Nashua South. “It’s playoff time,” he said. Indeed it is, and for the locals in Division I, there will be three in action next Saturday. ...

Souhegan field hockey team roars into finals

By HECTOR LONGO Staff Writer EXETER – After 80 spirited yet scoreless minutes, these girls boldly went where no New Hampshire field hockey teams had gone before … a one-on-one penalty shootout to break the tie in the state semis. Souhegan High School’s Ellie Byram felt more than at ...

Panthers dress rehearsal vs. Exeter doesnt go well

NASHUA – The dress rehearsal didn't go so well for the Nashua High School South football team on Friday night. They broke a lot of the rules you need to adhere to when playing Exeter, and the result was a 30-14 loss at the hands of the Blue Hawks at Stellos Stadium. It was a game that ...

Titans finish regular season unbeaten with 7-0 win

Undefeated. The visiting Nashua High School North football team closed out the regular season with a tough 7-0 road win over Portsmouth on Friday night, allowing the Titans to finish the regular season a perfect 9-0. But playing without injured standout quarterback and the state's leading ...