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Cavaliers reign above all at Division II State Meet

HB Sports

GOFFSTOWN – Okay, so perhaps the Hollis Brookline wrestling squad wasn’t seen as the absolute favorite to win the Division II state championship at Goffstown High School on Saturday. But coach Brian Bumpus’ Cavaliers were expected to be right at the center of the hunt for the crown. And ...

Tomahawk trio wins state titles

Merrimack Sports

GOFFSTOWN ­– Team greatness may have eluded the Merrimack High wrestling team. That did nothing to stop three Tomahawks from delivering individual championships on Saturday at Goffstown High in the Division II State Meet. At 132 pounds, senior Andy Almonte simply dominated. Almonte ...

Middle school matmen step up game at States

Merrimack Sports

Merrimack Middle School Wrestling team finished sixth out of 31 teams in the recent New Hampshire Middle School Meet of Champions at Kearsarge Regional Middle School. Eighth grader Gavin Ross pinned his way to a title with one of the fastest pins of the whole tournament at nine ...

Tomahawks’ Grover gunning for state bowling championship

Merrimack Sports

A top finish in the “medal flight” of the 2018 NHIAA Bowling State Championships whetted the appetite for success of Merrimack High’s Mike Grover. This time around, on his home lanes Saturday at Merrimack Ten-Pin, Grover is hunting even bigger game. Grover leads six different ...

Dias, Kennedy, Cavs tracksters tune up for indoor State Meet

HB Sports

With the state meet looming today on Super Bowl Sunday, several area track athletes took the Sweet Oval at UNH for one final tuneup. Hollis Brookline, Milford and Souhegan competed in the morning session. Souhegan’s Arielle Zlotnick was the lone individual winner on the girls side, ...

Souhegan boys fall at Pelham

Cabinet Sports

PELHAM – A matchup with 7-2 Souhegan traveling to 9-2 Pelham, at least on paper, certainly could have or should have made for one of those special late January nights. The Souhegan boys just didn’t see it that way. The Sabers struggled early then got rocked to sleep in a sluggish third, ...

South-Pelham skaters edge North-Souhegan

Cabinet Sports

NASHUA -- They are becoming the Kings of Comebacks. The Nashua High School South-Pelham hockey team lately hasn’t gotten rattled trailing by multiple goals. They rallied from a three goal deficit the other day to beat Alvirne-Milford, but Monday night was even more special for them as they ...

Let’s go Pats!

Cabinet Sports

There’s no doubting how fierce a pair of Patriots fans that Braylon Cudworth, left, of Hollis, and Sean Fiffield, right, of Milford really are. The pair woke up at 4:30 a.m. on Sunday and got in line at 7 a.m. for the Super Bowl Sendoff at Gillette Stadium. It was cold, but the boys were ...

Tracksters tune up for Super Sunday championships

Cabinet Sports

By HECTOR LONGO Staff Writer With the state meet looming on Super Bowl Sunday, several area track athletes took the Sweet Oval at UNH for one final tuneup. Milford and Souhegan competed in the morning session. Souhegan’s Arielle Zlotnick was the lone individual winner on the girls ...

Legend returns to Granite State, well sort of

Bedford Sports

They came, but they did not see. That’s why midway through the first half of Saturday’s men’s basketball game at a packed Rivier Univeristy’s Muldoon Center, during a ridiculous delay with an officiating issue, the fans began to shout, “Where’s Calhoun?” Good question. The ...

Santos, Jodoin deliver for TF Moran in hard-fought win

Bedford Sports

Boys Grades 3-4 TF Moran 16, LAER Beauchemin Realty 12 At one point late in the second half, LBR tied the score at 12-12, erasing a 10-point halftime hole. However, TF Moran pulled away down the stretch to win. Camden Santos was huge off the backboards and played solid defense for LBR, ...

Legend returns to Granite State, well sort of

HB Sports

They came, but they did not see. That’s why midway through the first half of Saturday’s men’s basketball game at a packed Rivier Univeristy’s Muldoon Center, during a ridiculous delay with an officiating issue, the fans began to shout, “Where’s Calhoun?” Good question. The ...

Milford fights on through tough campaign

Cabinet Sports

HOLLIS – Milford High School girls basketball coach Len Kulikowski knew there’d be nights this season like Tuesday’s 57-13 loss at the hands of local rival and defending Division II state champion Hollis Brookline. No one expected anything different from this game. It’s keeping these ...

Fortin, Milford boys run past gritty Cavaliers

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD – At some point, the lessons and the battle scars will pay dividends. Tuesday night, it was Milford High putting its on-the-job training to proper use, playing a solid four quarters and knocking off a hungry Hollis Brookline boys squad, 55-49. The result further muddled the ...

Milford’s Williams eyes ‘grand’ return

Cabinet Sports

Of all the pains incurred by injury to a high school athlete, one stands out most ... Loneliness. “It’s not the physical, it’s the mental part,” said Milford High sprint sensation Viankah Williams. “Pushing through on your own each day? That’s the hard part.” If things were ...

Souhegan surging after road win at HB

Cabinet Sports

HOLLIS – The high school basketball season can often hinge on survival skills. If Tuesday night’s 52-38 win at defending Division II state champion Hollis Brookline is any indication, Souhegan High coach Peter Pierce has to be riding high into the weekend. The Sabers, now 6-1, entered ...

On-ice steps for North-Souhegan

Cabinet Sports

Josh Lavoie was faced with his first real challenge as a varsity head coach, a month into his first season with the North-Souhegan boys hockey team. He somehow had to try to urge the Saber-Titans to wipe out the memory of a brutal four-game stretch in which they had been outscored 29-2. He ...

Milford’s Robinson rolls to Dartmouth Relays win

Cabinet Sports

What a weekend it was for a handful of area athletes at the prestigious Dartmouth Relays. Milford’s Lauren Robinson, the University of Alabama-Birmingham commit, rolled to victory in the championship mile. The senior rolled in 5:08.46. Souhegan’s sensational freshman Chloe Trudel ...

Roundup: Milford tracksters sharp

Cabinet Sports

The Milford High and Souhegan High girls track teams headed up to UNH to compete in a six-team meet on Sunday morning. The Spartan girls took second, and Souhegan was fifth in the event. Sophomore Renee Wilson had a busy and extremely productive day for Milford, winning the long jump with a ...

DeBernardo helps Spartans to fifth at Invitational

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – Among the 13 scoring teams, Hollis Brookline High School turned in the top area performance, claiming third place at the Milford-Souhegan Invitational Wrestling Tournament with 130 points. The Cavs celebrated three individual champs, placing behind tourney winner Coventry, R.I., ...