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Merrimack shuts down Nashua North

Merrimack Sports

MERRIMACK – Already down by 16 points, Brennan Kastens reached out to try a routine layup, only to have Merrimack’s Shayne Bourque come out of his blindside to ferociously swat it away. That is how the game went for Nashua North on Monday, Jan. 13. The Merrimack boys ...

Wilton-Lyndeborough boys hoop team falls to Epping

Cabinet Sports

WILTON – Kyle Pratt and Jordan Litts fired up a struggling Wilton-Lyndeborough boys basketball team Friday night, but the flame burned out too early in the fourth quarter in a 47-41 Division IV loss to Epping. “This is an area we’ve had concern with this ...

Sabers sweep Spartans in boys/girls hoops twinbill

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – Mike Heaney couldn’t help but reflect when asked about his team’s slow start to Friday’s game. The Souhegan High School girls basketball team trailed Milford 11-2 early in the second quarter, and was struggling mightily to score, rebound and ...

Bedford Sports Talk

Bedford Sports

LACROSSE Cannons start practice Bedford Cannons Youth Lacrosse has started indoor practices at NH Sportsplex. All registered players are welcome but not required to attend. Evaluations for team placement are scheduled for the week before February vacation and all players wishing to play on ...

Bedford gives Central a battle

Bedford Sports

With seven seconds to spare in regulation, and his team facing a one-point deficit, Taylor Grande stepped to the free throw line with one thought: sink the first shot. That is precisely what he did to send the Bedford boys basketball team to overtime on Monday night. The Bulldogs came up short ...

Hollis Brookline Sports Talk

HB Sports

HOCKEY Southern NH Cavs Squirt Blue Southern NH Cavaliers Squirt Blue post two come from behind victories over Valley Hockey League Opponents. The Cavaliers topped the New Hampshire Saints, 6-4. The Saints led 2-0 early in the second period, but the Cavaliers jumped right back in it with a ...

Familiar story for Cavs

HB Sports

Mike Soucy stood at the end of the bleachers and let out a long sigh, answering the question 30 seconds before saying anything. “It’s frustrating,” the Hollis Brookline High School boys basketball coach said, “but I know how good we can be. ...

Big-shot Gendron

Merrimack Sports

Eric Gendron isn’t fazed by pressure. So when it came time for him to put the Merrimack High School boys basketball team on his back, he relaxed and delivered. With the game tied at 60 and the second overtime winding down, Gendron came off a screen at the top of the key and knocked ...

Finally, it’s time to crown a champion the right way

Cabinet Sports

For college football fans, Monday’s BCS championship game between Florida State and Auburn couldn’t have played out any better. The game ended with five consecutive scoring drives, with the final three resulting in a lead change. Forget that there was a championship on the ...

Kelly’s 1st season comes to end

Cabinet Sports

The University of New Hampshire’s football season is officially over. True, the Wildcats were eliminated from the FCS playoffs three weeks ago to eventual champion North Dakota State. But UNH football’s legacy continued marching onward into the NFL playoffs. UNH, from ...

Sabers come up short vs. Bobcats

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – The Souhegan High School boys basketball team was dressed for success in class on Tuesday, but success did not come its way by night. The Sabers are still looking for division win No. 1 of the season after a 41-37 Division II loss to Oyster River that started out ...

Cabinet High School Highlights

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD GIRLS BASKETBALL Jan. 7: Milford 54, Manchester West 9 The host Spartans (3-0) allowed only two Blue Knights to reach the scoring column as Jess Ryan led the way with 15 points and Jen Dupuis added seven. Milford jumped out to a 17-3 lead in the opening quarter and West (0-4) ...

Not-so-happy new year

Cabinet Sports

NASHUA – With the way the Souhegan High School boys hockey team had been playing on the power play, getting to play a man-up for five minutes should have been a game-clincher. Instead, the Sabers couldn’t solve Portsmouth goalie Brady Marchewka – and hit a couple ...

Urda, Knight named to all-star game

Cabinet Sports

Two athletes from the Souhegan Valley were named to the roster of the West team for the 2014 CHaD East-West New Hampshire High School All-Star Football Game. Milford’s Harrison Urda and Nashua South’s Trevor Knight, who lives in Amherst, were two of 40 players selected to ...

Teams get ready for holiday tourneys

Cabinet Sports

It’s time for the annual holiday high school tournaments. In the next couple of days, there will be hockey and basketball tournaments galore, with the main events locally taking place in Nashua. Teams from Milford and Souhegan be competing in tournaments in the Gate City, starting ...

Souhegan goes to 3-0 with win over HB

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – With a flick of the wrist, Jaime King brought a roar out of her the Souhegan High School girls basketball crowd and a permanent change in momentum when her team was in need of it. Souhegan ran away from Hollis Brookline 42-27 in Division II competition on Friday night after ...

Sports Talk

Cabinet Sports

HIGH SCHOOL Milford receives honors Milford High School received several honors for the fall sports season. Milford finished third in the sportsmanship rankings out of 21 Division II schools for the fall. Girls volleyball and boys soccer were both first in their respective sports, while ...

Milford falls on the mat to Hollis Brookline

Cabinet Sports

HOLLIS – The Hollis Brookline wrestling team had been out of the gym for three days over the past week, but in its match against Milford, the Cavaliers looked like haven’t been off the mats for weeks. The Cavaliers took a commanding 35-24 victory over the Spartans in ...