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Panthers blank Alvirne again; Tomahawks get first volleyball win

The Nashua High School South boys soccer team recorded its second win over Alvirne in five days, while the Merrimack girls volleyball team picked up its first win of the season. Here are all the local highlights from Friday: BOYS SOCCER NASHUA SOUTH 3, ALVIRNE 0 The Panthers (5-1) grabbed ...

FOOTBALL FRIDAY: BG’s Callahan no secret to opponents

NASHUA – Brendan Callahan wishes he were a secret weapon. No such luck. “I'd rather have it they don't know me and I just get to show them,” the Bishop Guertin senior wide receiver said of all the attention he gets from opposing teams. “It is what it is. It'll happen next year to guys ...

FOOTBALL FRIDAY: A capsule look at this weekend’s games

There are three big all-local matchups to highlight the football schedule this weekend, including Alvirne at Nashua South and Souhegan at Milford tonight, and Nashua North at Bishop Guertin on Saturday night. Also, note that due to COVID concerns/quarantine, Merrimack's game at Salem has been ...

Time runs out on Broncos, Panthers in hard-fought 1-1 tie

NASHUA – They simply ran out of time. The Nashua High School South girls soccer team was hoping for its first win of the season on Thursday, and its game with unbeaten Alvirne looked headed to overtime tied 1-1. But alas, for health and safety reasons, Nashua has a two-hour time limit, and ...

Tomahawks, Sabers enjoy wins; WLC’s Jacob hits milestone

It was a good Thursday for the Merrimack High School field hockey team as well as the Souhegan girls volleyball team. Plus, late Wednesday Wilton-Lyndeborough girls soccer standout Elizabeth Jacob enjoyed a record-setting performance in leading her team to a win. Here's the rundown on all ...

High School Notebook: Girginis returns home to Alvirne

HUDSON – A couple of weeks ago, Frank Girginis posted a message on social media. “I'm back home,” he said. What that meant is the now former Campbell High School boys basketball coach is returning to coach at his alma mater, Alvirne High School. But not the boys team. Girginis, who had ...

North, South, HB, Campbell all post girls volleyball wins

The good times keep coming for the Nashua High School North girls volleyball team. The Titans remained unbeaten (4-0) with their second win over Bishop Guertin in three nights, this won a 3-0 triumph Wednesday by set scores of 25-13, 27-25, 25-20. It was a productive night for Sasha Riabova ...

Cards keep their focus to stay unbeaten in win over North

NASHUA – Focused. That's the best way to describe the Bishop Guertin High School girls soccer team right now after its 5-1 win over previously unbeaten Nashua North Tuesday at Stellos Stadium. Look, the Cardinals had all the reasons to be a little inconsistent this season. They were ...

Cardinals make most of chances in 3-0 win over North

Sometimes a few, uh, encouraging words can go a long way. The Nashua High School North boys soccer team was dominating possession with countless chances midway through the first half of its game with Bishop Guertin on Tuesday night at Stellos Stadium. That's when Cardinals coach Valdimir ...

Merrimack boys, Alvirne girls soccer teams stay unbeaten

A pair of local soccer teams stayed unbeaten on Tuesday, the Merrimack High School boys and the Alvirne girls. Here's a look at all the local action from Tuesday: BOYS SOCCER MERRIMACK 5, SALEM 4 The Tomahawks (3-0), after a week due to athletic department COVID precautions, prevailed in a ...

Panthers adjust and hand Broncos first loss, 2-0

NASHUA – The ball didn't have the same bounce. The speed of the game wasn't the same. But good teams make due, and that's what the Nashua High School boys soccer team did win a 2-0 win on Monday, knocking the Alvirne Broncos from the ranks of the unbeatens. The game was played at South's ...

Teamwork helps North top BG; South gets first win

When Plan A doesn't work, go with Plan B. The Nashua High School North girls volleyball team has had hitter Alyssa Stanton get key points this young season. But Stanton was having trouble with her placement Monday night in an intense match with city rival Bishop Guertin at the ...

Football Rewind: HB’s Thermitus draws familiar comparison

Chris Lones knows a great running back when he sees one. And in the last couple of years, he says he's seen two. One, of course, is the Hollis Brookline football coach's own senior, Marc-Andre Thermitus, who rushed for an incredible 318 yards and three touchdowns in a tough 26-24 loss to ...

Sabers defense doesn’t rest in 17-7 win over Guertin

AMHERST – When you think of Souhegan High School football, you usually think of a high scoring offense attack, the fastest show on turf. This year, think defense. Make that deeeeefense. In eight quarters, the Sabers have allowed one touchdown, that coming in Saturday night's 17-7 ...

Cardinals unbeaten in girls soccer; HB opens new field with win

Don't look now, but the Bishop Guertin High School girls soccer team, which reached the Division I semifinals a year ago, is off to a 3-0 start after Saturday's 3-0 win over constant contender Bedford. Hailey Barker, Katie Boudreau, Martha Lord all scored for the Cards, with assists by Katie ...

Spartans edge Cavaliers, 26-24, despite big night by Thermitus

MILFORD – The Milford High School football team managed to down Hollis Brookline 26-24 on Friday night in their opener because they did the little things. The big things were done by the Cavaliers – basically by senior running back Marc-Andre Thermitus, who rushed for a whopping 318 yards ...

Too young, too soon: Banged-up Panthers fall at Pinkerton Academy

DERRY -- Memorial Stadium at Pinkerton Academy might as well feel like the cemetery on the hill to most football opponents. It’s a darn tough place to visit on Friday nights in the fall. “Especially right now,” said Nashua South head coach Scott Knight after his Panthers fell 33-7 ...

Bronco, Cougar football teams fall; HB volleyball tops BG

In addition to the Nashua High School South's loss, two other area football teams suffered lopsided scores on Friday night. Here's a look at those and all the other local high school sports action on Friday: FOOTBALL GOFFSTOWN 35, ALVIRNE 6 The Broncos dropped to 0-2, their only score a ...

Stellos will be dark tonight as North-Merrimack games are off

NASHUA – Stellos Stadium will be dark tonight. It wasn't originally supposed to be, as the Nashua High School North and Merrimack football teams were scheduled to play at 6:30. However, that game, along with several other North vs. Merrimack games, were cancelled due to a six-student ...

FOOTBALL FRIDAY: North’s Bracetty twins are double trouble

NASHUA – They go together in all kinds of weather for the Nashua High School North football team. Twins usually do. Meet Devin and Ed Bracetty, two tough customers who make up for a lack of size with a dose of intensity. “Competitive, athletic, feisty kids,” Nashua North High School ...