Sports

Tony’s Games

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – Mike Heaney has always thought that being a part of a team meant being a part of something bigger than one’s self. On Saturday, the Souhegan High School girls basketball coach got to see that belief in action. Both the boys and girls basketball teams hosted ...

Oh come on, would you just shoot the ball already

Cabinet Sports

Have you ever watched paint dry? Or how about a pot of water nearing a boil? It’s scintillating stuff, really, at least when compared to the torture that is watching a high school basketball team hold the ball. I know it’s been a topic of conversation for a while in New ...

Return to cold for new coach

Cabinet Sports

Rivier University baseball coach Anthony Perry was asked if he had any advice for newly named Daniel Webster College coach Nate Goulet about preparing a team in the cold, frosty northeast. “Yes,” Perry said. “He should know there’s a good chance the ...

Cabinet Sports Talk

Cabinet Sports

HIGH SCHOOL Souhegan’s Kent earns NHIAA honor Peyton Kent, a senior at Souhegan High School, was named the NHIAA’s Female Student Athlete of the Month for January. A three-sport athlete for the Sabers, Kent was a captain for the girl soccer team, helping Souhegan win its ...

Cabinet High School Highlights

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD BOYS BASKETBALL Feb. 4: Windham 51, Milford 29 Evan Perron played well defensively and had 12 points but the Spartans dropped to 1-9. Dan Murray added five points for Milford, which trailed 25-13 at halftime. Feb. 7: John Stark 53, Milford 47 Despite a strong first half start, ...

Loss to HB ends Souhegan’s streak

Cabinet Sports

HOLLIS – Going up against one of the top teams in Division II, the Hollis Brookline High School girls basketball needed a bit of luck to pull off an upset over Souhegan. The Cavaliers benefitted from a regrettable Sabers timeout and overcame a Sabers ‘comeback to pull off ...

Hollis Brookline holds off late Souhegan rally

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – It was over as over could be until it wasn’t. The Hollis Brookline High School boys basketball team pounded Souhegan early. The Cavaliers scored 19 of the first 21 points and were in cruise control until the Sabers made a run to cut a fourth-quarter deficit from ...

Local athletes sign letters of intent

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD – When it comes to defense, the Milford High School boys basketball team is right there with just about any team in Division II. Unfortunately for the Spartans, too often they don’t know what to do when the ball is in their hands. Milford held Portsmouth to one of ...

Hollis Brookline High School Highlights

HB Sports

BOYS BASKETBALL Jan. 31: HB 62, Oyster River 44 Hollis Brookline came out of the half playing solid defense, limiting Oyster River to only three points in the third quarter en route to an easy victory. The Cavaliers established an early 14-2 lead before Oyster River responded with a 13-2 ...

Slow start dooms Cavaliers in loss

HB Sports

The Hollis Brookline High School boys basketball team was doing the things coach Mike Soucy wanted Monday night against Pelham. The Cavaliers were getting inside looks at the basket, but they weren’t finishing enough of those shots. Defensively, they were forcing the Pythons to ...

Off and running

HB Sports

Eli Moskowitz watched as an inspiring moment turned into a potentially serious injury. As the Souhegan High School junior was warming up for the 3,000-meter race at Sunday morning’s Division II Indoor Track Championship, Moskowitz kept an eye on the 4x800 relay. Teammate Patrick ...

Merrimack High School Highlights

Merrimack Sports

BOYS HOCKEY Jan. 28: Merrimack 5, Lebanon 2 Shane Foye had two goals and an assist as the Tomahawks improved to 3-4 in Division II. Aaron Tupper had a goal and an assist, while Owen O’Brien and Evan McCormick each had goals and Jason Fortin two assists. Other assists went to Jeff ...

Tomahawks overcome slow start to beat Owls

Merrimack Sports

The Merrimack High School girls basketball team took some time to get warmed up, but once it did, it was too hot to handle in its 63-27 Division I victory over Timberlane on Monday. And to think that Merrimack was behind 10-9 in the opening quarter. The first quarter saw some points left on ...

Merrimack Sports Talk

Merrimack Sports

MYA Election for scholarship fund General elections for the board of directors for the Peter J. Skeffington Scholarship Fund, Inc., will be held at 7 p.m. on Feb. 9 at the Merrimack Youth Association building. Anyone interested must be a current or former coach, manager, official or MYA ...

In the running

Merrimack Sports

For the second straight year, the Bishop Guertin High School girls track team knew it needed to place in the last event of the day to keep its Division I indoor championship streak alive. But this time, the Cardinals didn’t just have to place in the final event – the ...

High School Highlights

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD BOYS BASKETBALL Jan. 28: Oyster River 56, Milford 46 A tale of two halves didn’t go the Spartans’ way, despite the fact they held the Bobcats to 18 points in the final two periods. Ross Briggs and Mitch Banuskevich had 10 points apiece for the Spartans (1-7), who ...

Milford defense stifles Windham

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD – The magic number is always 10. That’s the maximum number of points the Milford High School girls basketball team wants to allow in any given quarter of any game, but Tuesday night against Windham, the Spartans allowed 14 in the first eight minutes. Milford more ...

Souhegan holds off John Stark for third victory

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – Some new faces stepped up to help get the Souhegan High School boys basketball team a lead Friday night against John Stark, but when it came to crunch time, it was a senior who shut the door on the Generals. Brian Dworkin, one of the few players who got varsity minutes for ...

Sabers hand B-G 1st defeat

Cabinet Sports

NASHUA – The atmosphere at Conway Arena on Saturday? Electric. The Division III game between the Souhegan and Belmont-Gilford high school boys hockey teams? Full of sparks. The result? A fully charged family affair. It took Souhegan junior Matt Wilson converting a pass from his ...

Wake-up call

Bedford Sports

Brian Gould was proud of his Alvirne High School boys hockey team for not giving after getting down in the first period of Saturday’s game against Bedford. But the Broncos head coach knew exactly what his team was in for in the final two. “We went into the locker room and ...