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Total dedication

Cabinet Sports

Milford High ski coach Steve McClallen is with his five four-year varsity ski team honorees, from left, Ethan Tronkowski, Grant Bonczar, Parker Lambert, Colin MacGrath,

College baseball in full swing

Cabinet Sports

As we turn the page from March to April we notice that a handful of area collegiate baseballers are on their way this season. Nobody had a better debut than Milford’s Ryan Britton a junior at UMass Dartmouth. Britton faced Becker in his first start of the season and looked dynamite, ...

Champions crowned on court

Bedford Sports

It was championship weekend in the Bedford Rec Basketball League. Here’s a look at the title game action. Boys Grades 3-4 Cohen Investments nipped Beauchemin Real Estate, 22-21, for the title. Cohen Investments cranked up the defense in the second half, led by Max Boldeia, Jack ...

Bedford Barracudas hosting swim team signups

Bedford Sports

The Bedford Barracudas is hosting the 2018 Bedford Barracudas Swim Team Registration and Open House, Tuesday, April 3 and Tuesday, May 1, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the McKelvie Intermediate School Cafeteria. Anyone interested in learning about the program is encouraged to attend one of the sessions.

High hopes for HBHS tennis

HB Sports

The Hollis Brookline boys bring everyone back from a tennis team that reached the semifinals a year ago. Coach Jim McCann’s crew will be bolstered by some young talent, that will certainly push the regulars to be even better in 2018. That certainly bodes well. It might take a little time ...

Milford boys hoop sees bright future

Cabinet Sports

HOLLIS – If sports are supposed to be educational, Milford High boys hoop coach Dan Murray had a major lesson unfold for his team over the final couple weeks of the season into the playoffs. Milford was eliminated Friday by top-seeded Hollis Brookline, 46-33, in the Division II state ...

Letting winter season linger

Cabinet Sports

The winter was season was long, and the recent barrages of snow seem to make it not want to end. Athletically, at the region’s high school’s it has, though. And what a winter it was. Here’s a look, in no specific order, as some of the highlights of an amazing winter ...

New Englands next for Bulldog power pair

Bedford Sports

NASHUA – A week after rummaging through the Division I opposition, Bedford High wrestlers AJ Pagliarulo and Chris Francis were back at it again here Saturday at the New Hampshire Meet of Champions. Each found the newcomers on the mat to their liking as they both added MOC titles to their ...

Tourney time brings out BHS’ best

Bedford Sports

It is March, and that has come to be known as “title” time for Bedford High athletes. If the early returns in February, both in track and field and wrestling, the Bulldogs on the ice and the hardwood should be ready for a couple of wild rides. First, though, this Saturday, the boys and ...

Simco, HB boys close in on top spot in Division II race

HB Sports

The Hollis Brookline boys basketball team continues to roll on toward the Division II upcoming playoffs. Behind electric senior forward Matt Simco, the Cavaliers put up two more wins to inch closer to the top seed in the playoffs. Here’s a quick look at their recent action. Hollis ...

Hollis Brookline girls struggle, advance

HB Sports

HOLLIS — A veteran coach like Bob Murphy understands he got away with one Tuesday night in the opening round of the Division II state playoffs. And his lone senior, co-captain Joanna Balsamo, certainly did too. “It’s a reality check,” said Balsamo of the No. 2 Cavaliers’ ...

Damata, Hovan off to New Englands

Merrimack Sports

NASHUA – Together, Merrimack High seniors Julien Hovan and Dom Damata have accomplished so much on the wrestling mat the past four seasons. The two aren’t done yet. Each has qualified for the New England Championships this weekend in Providence. The survivors punched their tickets here ...

Giant ice surface takes toll on Tomahawks in playoff defeat

Merrimack Sports

DURHAM – The tank was on ‘E’. It wasn’t the 10 a.m.start that did the Merrimack High School boys hockey team in on Wednesday in its 5-2 Division II prelim loss to Oyster River. No, it was the Whittemore Center’s Olympic sheet of ice. Its length has claimed many a visiting high ...

Grover takes fourth in state

Merrimack Sports

By HECTOR LONGO Staff Writer RAYMOND — At one point in his Final Four ladder match with Goffstown’s Ryan Gentes, Merrimack sophomore Mike Grover started to believe that it could be his day. The righty, seeded eighth coming into Saturday’s NHIAA Bowling State Championships, had ...

Milford senior earns trip to NEs

Cabinet Sports

By Hector Longo Staff Writer NASHUA – The from the moment Ricky DeBernardo traded in his football helmet for wrestling head gear in November was simple. Spend the first weekend in March in Providence. Not as a tourist or just a fan of high school wrestling. Last Saturday at the New ...

Saber girls take step one

Cabinet Sports

GOFFSTOWN – It was the Shannon Paquette Puck Show at Saint Anselm College’s Sullivan Arena on Tuesday night. And as a result, history was made. The Sabers forward scored four times to give Souhegan its first girls hockey tournament victory ever, 4-1, over St. Thomas-Winnacunnet in the ...

Len, Sabers miss playoffs

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AMHERST – Finishing at 7-11 in Division II, the Souhegan girls basketball team fell just short of the goal to qualify for the state playoffs. Coach Michael Heaney took an honest look at the finish and the situation. “We had a bit more than our share of injuries and illness and never ...

State’s finest track stars off to New Englands

Cabinet Sports

The hangover from an amazing Super Sunday, which had nothing to do with football, has worn off. The Souhegan High and Milford High girls track teams, last seen separated by .03 seconds for a state title in early February, have had ample time to recover. The elite athletes from both squads are ...

Alvirne-Milford point to hockey co-op team

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Alvirne athletic director Karen Bonney said after the game that on Friday the school filed paperwork with the NHIAA to co-op with another school, Milford, next year. Under the current co-op rules ,the combined enrollment of the two would place the Bronco-Spartan union into Division I next ...

DeBernardo, Goullette hungry on mat

Cabinet Sports

Milford High senior Ricky DeBernardo was hungry for this week, all the way back in December at the Milford Invitational Tournament. “The goal is to win the state championship,” said DeBernardo, who was third in the state last winter. “Everything I do between (December) and (this ...