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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 ...

Milford football overcomes Alvirne in overtime

MILFORD – Considered “The Game of the Week” even by area folks with just a modest interest in New Hampshire Division II football, the Friday night battle between the host Milford Spartans and the visiting Alvirne Broncos had all kinds of attention on it. And with good reason. The ...

Coding Club for Girls coming soon to Nashua Technology Center

NASHUA – Nashua Technology Center officials are working to close the gender gap in technology and will soon be providing a Girls Who Code Club. The goal of the club, which can be offered to girls in grades 3-12, is to teach girls about computer science concepts in a fun, comfortable and ...

Merrimack football nails down playoff spot

MERRIMACK – The Tomahawks are playoff bound. Merrimack punched its ticket to the NHIAA Division I Football Tournament thanks to a 49-28 victory over Winnacunnet on Friday. Tomahawk sophomore quarterback Kyle Crampton picked apart the Winnacunnet defense through the air, finishing the ...

Campbell volleyball makes it into semifinals

Volleyball Division III Quarterfinals No. 7 Campbell 3, No. 2 Winnisquam 1 The Cougars hit the road for the upset, 24-26 25-23 25-18 and 25-13. “What an amazing night for the Cougars, we out played Winnisquam,” said Campbell coach Melissa Miner. “We stayed positive and calm ...

Friday Football Feast: All eyes on Alvirne-Milford

I have a huge scoop this week. True story. Just immense. Almost made me scream, “Stop the presses!” Sales of Maroon-and-Gold pom poms are through the roof this week at the Alvirne High School store. And traffic in and out of town in Hudson has been brutal from two different sides as the ...

Panthers ousted by Goffstown via penalty kicks

NASHUA – Tournament penalty kicks are often soccer's great equalizer. Just ask the Goffstown High School girls soccer team, as the 10th seeded Grizzlies pulled off a Division I preliminary round 2-1 upset over No. 7 Nashua South via PK's on Thursday at Stellos Stadium. “It's a tough way ...

Cardinals move past Broncos to head to quarters

NASHUA – The Bishop Guertin High School girls soccer team has been a tough nut for rival Alvirne to crack. That proved to be the case again on Thursday night, as the Cardinals left Stellos Stadium 3-0 winners, same as the regular season meeting – except this was a Divison I preliminary ...

Week 9 High School Football Matchups

Division I EXETER (7-1) at NASHUA SOUTH (6-2) WHEN: Friday, 6:30 p.m. LAST YEAR: Did not play. LAST WEEK: Nashua South 41, Dover 10; Exeter 27, Portsmouth 7. FYI: The Blue Hawks pound the ball, and the Panthers have seemed to stop the run pretty well this season. This is the warmup ...

Panthers shake off rivalry effect for 4-1 win over North

NASHUA – The Nashua High School South boys soccer team was determined from day one this season to get past the first round of the Division I tournament, something it hadn't done the previous three seasons. But there was this school the Panthers know well called Nashua North that was ready to ...