Sports

Ready to roll

Merrimack Sports

Each year, when the high school boys basketball season comes to an end, there’s typically someone, whether it’s in print or on a message board or on the air waves, who laments the fact that the state’s Division I and II champions don’t get a chance to ...

UNH dominates to advance

Cabinet Sports

DURHAM – Frank Tavani has been around the game of football for a long time. The Lafayette College head coach knows when his team has shot itself in the foot, and he knows when it’s been beaten by a better opponent. In Saturday’s FCS first-round playoff game at the ...

Hawkins has solid 1st season at Rhode Island

Cabinet Sports

If there is one thing that’s certain about Milford’s Courtney Hawkins, she can run long distances like nobody’s business. That was on display in plenty of meets throughout her time at Milford High School. Now the college freshman is showing off her skills at the ...

Fall Sports Awards

Cabinet Sports

TABLE TENNIS Souhegan holds fall classic The Souhegan Fall Classic Table Tennis Tournament was held in the school’s main gym on Nov. 22. A total of 30 students – 22 boys, eight girls – participated in round robin and then single elimination competition. Trophies ...

Plymouth tops Portsmouth in OT to win D-II football crown

Cabinet Sports

PLYMOUTH – The Plymouth High School football team denied Portsmouth its third straight championship on Saturday, winning a thriller in overtime to capture the Division II crown, 21-14. The title gives Plymouth its second straight crown, as the Bobcats won the Division IV ...

Souhegan all into the pool

Cabinet Sports

Souhegan High School swimming coach James Rezzarday is ready to hit the pool this winter. With 30 swimmers making up the Souhegan roster, he’s expecting another strong season. “We have a very good core back,” said Rezzarday, whose boys team won its first ever ...

Milford soccer teams finding success

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD – It seems like there is one championship team after another on the soccer fields in Milford. The latest champions are the Milford FC U14 boys soccer team, which capped off a perfect 10-0 record in the inaugural season of the New Hampshire Soccer League with a 2-1 victory ...

Cabinet Sports

With 17 girls coming out for the basketball program at Wilton-Lyndeborough this winter, varsity head coach Denny Claire – who is used to 20 to 25 players taking the hardwood in Week 1 – is ready for a bumpy ride in Division IV. “We’ve got some work to ...

UNH to host Lafayette in FCS playoff opener

Bedford Sports

The University of New Hampshire football team will play in its first home playoff game in eight years at noon Saturday when Lafayette visits Cowell Stadium in Durham. The Wildcats are 5-0 at home this season and 24-2 at The Dungeon in its last 26 games. With Saturday’s 24-3 win over ...

Hollis Brookline Sports Talk

HB Sports

HOCKEY Squirt White The Southern New Hampshire Cavaliers Squirt White team endthe weekend with a split. In Game 1 vs Methuen, the Cavaliers got off to a quick start and rolled to a 9-0 win. Aggressive defense by Sinead Macaraeg, Michael Spinazzola and Sal Vella kept the puck in the Methuen ...

Silver Knights already shaping up for 2014

HB Sports

Makeovers have been the fashion rage over the years, but they often apply to sports teams, too. And a team you’d least expect to have one has just finished a remarkable transformation – the Nashua Silver Knights. What? Didn’t the Futures Collegiate ...

End of the line

Merrimack Sports

The Merrimack Jr. Pee Wee Cardinals football team saw its season come to an end in a 28-13 loss to the North Country (Mass.) Panthers in the Pop Warner regional semifinals. The loss was the first of the season for Merrimack, which was the New Hampshire state champion. Kaiden Orme got the ...

Sign right here

HB Sports

With about a half dozen signatures, Gigi Eliopoulos put to an end the stress of the last 18 months. Eliopoulos, a senior at Hollis Brookline High School, and classmate Cam LaFleur sat in the school library Monday morning in front of 50 or so classmates, family members, school administrators, ...

Hollis Brookline Sports Talk

HB Sports

HOCKEY Pee Wee In Valley League Youth Hockey action, the Southern New Hampshire Cavaliers Pee Wee 1 Team remained on top in the AAA Division with a win and a tie. In their first game, the Cavs downed the Triton Pee Wee team 6-1. The Cavs jumped out to a 1-0 lead when Damien Barahona hit Max ...

Game off: Battle for the Milk Jug won’t be held in 2013

Merrimack Sports

There was plenty of change in high school football around New Hampshire this season, and this Thanksgiving will be no different. For the first time since 1996, the teams from Souhegan and Merrimack won’t be meeting for their annual Battle for the Milk Jug, and as long as the NHIAA ...

To the next level

Merrimack Sports

When Courtney Duffy thinks about her first lacrosse stick, she can’t help but laugh. “I remember going to Modell’s to get my first lacrosse stick and it was $20 and was just a shaft with a board that was orange,” the Merrimack High School senior said. ...

Corbin announces retirement

Cabinet Sports

After seven years and eight months at the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association, R. Patrick Corbin is stepping down as executive director. Corbin, who handed in his resignation at the Nov. 14 NHIAA Executive Council meeting, will continue in his role as executive director for the ...

LaCoste leads High Point to strong finish

Cabinet Sports

The High Point University men’s cross country team finished ninth at the 2013 NCAA Southeast Regional in Charlottesville, Va. The Panthers received All-Region performances from both redshirt-sophomore Jeff LaCoste, of Amherst, and senior Patrick Crawford. “We ran really ...

Dod a perfect choice as next leader of the NHIAA

Cabinet Sports

The resignation of R. Patrick Corbin from his position as executive director at the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association during Thursday’s executive council meeting was unexpected. Now in the coming weeks a search committee will be formed to begin a nationwide search ...