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Bulldogs had to believe

Bedford Sports

In order to pull off one of the biggest upsets in New Hampshire high school soccer history, the Bedford girls soccer team had to look back in time. Back to last season, when the Bulldogs were just happy to be in the championship game in their first year in Division I, and lost to Exeter, ...

Top Dogs

Bedford Sports

Brooke Barrett walked around Southern New Hampshire University’s Larkin Field Saturday night as if she were in a trance. “It’s like a dream,” said the sophomore goalkeeper for the Bedford High School girls soccer team. “I can’t ...

Hollis Brookline Sports Talk

HB Sports

HOCKEY Cavs come back for win In Valley League Youth Hockey action, the Cavaliers came from behind to defeat the Groton Pee Wee team 5-4. Isaac Rogers notched two first-period goals, to give the Cavs the lead halfway into the first period but Groton was not going down quietly and scored ...

Souhegan girls soccer wins 2nd D-II title in 3 years

HB Sports

If the opinion of anyone in Amherst or Mont Vernon mattered, the Souhegan High School girls soccer team already had Saturday’s Division II championship won. But no matter what the third-seeded Sabers’ friends and fans said, the players and coaches knew they had to go out ...

One goal enough in HB’s semifinal win over Pembroke

HB Sports

When Cole Owens first saw the cross from Jack Barbour, he thought his teammate put too much on the ball. But then Owens, a junior for the Hollis Brookline High School boys soccer team, looked to his left and saw Johnny O’Neil flying through the air. The ball hit ...

Cavs denied again

HB Sports

EXETER – It wasn’t as dramatic a finish as last year, but the result was the same nonetheless. For the second straight season, Hollis Brookline High School fell in the Division II boys soccer final to Windham High School. Head coach Rick Carvalho had a specific game plan ...

Bedford girls upset Exeter to win D-I title

Merrimack Sports

Brooke Barrett walked around Southern New Hampshire University’s Larkin Field Saturday night as if she were in a trance. “It’s like a dream,” said the sophomore goalkeeper for the Bedford High School girls soccer team. “I can’t ...

Merrimack Sports Talk

Merrimack Sports

The Merrimack Cardinals Jr. Pee Wee football team completed an undefeated season with a thrilling triple overtime victory against the Amherst Patriots last weekend. Defensively, it was a battle. Casey Craven, Drew Vail, John McLain and Vincent Robideaux made game saving tackles. Cardinal QB ...

Andrews named ACC’s top freshman

Cabinet Sports

Notre Dame freshman midfielder Morgan Andrews, of Milford, garnered three separate honors, including her selection as the 2013 ACC Freshman of the Year. She also was named an All-ACC Second Team choice (one of just three rookies to make any of the three all-conference squads this season), and ...

Souhegan beats Hanover on PKs in semis

Cabinet Sports

EXETER – For more than 50 minutes, Dwayne Andreasen thought last Wednesday’s Division II semifinal was finally going to be the game in which his Souhegan High School girls soccer team would have an easy time with Hanover. But for the next 50, he hoped his team just had the ...

South falls to Keene in West Conference title game

Cabinet Sports

NASHUA – Alex Parenteau and the rest of the Blackbirds swooped into Stellos Stadium with a vengeance Saturday afternoon, then flew the coop with the West Conference title under wing and a semifinal home game to look forward to next week. Nashua High School South football fans are ...

Seniors finish up with another title

Cabinet Sports

Every time Mikaela Sullivan walks through the Souhegan High School gym, her eyes fall on the girls soccer championship banners. The senior goalkeeper sees the nine consecutive championships the school won from 1992-2000. She sees the year 2011 up there as well, a championship that she helped ...

Sabers make it a dozen

Cabinet Sports

MANCHESTER – If the opinion of anyone in Amherst or Mont Vernon mattered, the Souhegan High School girls soccer team already had Saturday’s Division II championship won. But no matter what the third-seeded Sabers’ friends and fans said, the players and coaches ...

Bedford Sports Talk

Bedford Sports

JAGUARS Cheerleading The Bedford Jaguars Division 10, 12 and 13 cheerleading teams successfully defended their state champion titles, as each gave an amazing performance Saturday at the NHAYC State Cheerleading Competition. The Division 8 squad gave an outstanding performance on the day, and ...

Bedford scores late to move on to D-I final

Bedford Sports

Nothing comes easy when you get to the Division I girls soccer semifinals. Especially if you’re involved in a Bedford High School-Pinkerton Academy battle. These two teams were evenly matched, and in fact in 160 minutes against each other this season, the final count was 1-1. But the ...

Unwanted surprise

Bedford Sports

Kurt Hines stood near the East end zone of the Bedford High School football field Friday night, hands on hips, a dazed look in his eyes, as if someone played a cruel practical joke on him, his coaching staff and his players. In a sense, someone had – after starting the season 6-0, ...

Hollis Brookline Sports Talk

HB Sports

HIGH SCHOOL Cross Country Hollis Brookline’s Emma Newton led the Cavaliers at the Meet of Champions on Nov. 2, finishing second in the girls race in 18 minutes, 18.3 seconds. Sarah Cramton also finished in the top 25, coming in 23rd in 19:38.9, and the Cavs finished seventh as a ...

Hollis Brookline volleyball falls to Nashua North

HB Sports

John Connelly had a simple message for his Nashua High School North girls volleyball team before last Thursday’s playoff game against Hollis Brookline. The Titans needed five games to beat the Cavaliers during the regular season, so the North coach told his players they needed to ...