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By TOM KING Staff Writer MANCHESTER - The best advice Merrimack High School hockey coach Matt Davis has for his team this young season is simple: The box is bad. The penalty box, that is. The Tomahawks' fell to 0-3 in Division II after giving up …

Friday, January 13, 2017
The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program competed in the annual Chelmsford Youth Wrestling Tournament held at Chelmsford High School in Chelmsford, Mass., on Jan. 8. Merrimack brought 16 wrestlers to compete …
Friday, January 13, 2017
By BEN LEVINE Correspondent NASHUA - Things weren't going well for the Merrimack basketball team midway through the third quarter of their finals matchup against Thornton Academy at the Chick-fil-A Nashua …
Friday, January 6, 2017
Tomhawks place 3rd at Nor'Easter Invitational Six Tomahawks placed in the top four on Friday at the Hollis Brookline Nor'easter Invitational to finish in third place as a team. Merrimack …
Friday, January 6, 2017
Three Merrimack wrestlers won championships in a field of 11 teams from around New England on Saturday at the 25th annual Milford-Souhegan Invitational. Merrimack finished as the top New Hampshire …
Friday, December 16, 2016
The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program competed in the Jon Spohn Memorial Wrestling Classic held at Salem High School in Salem on Sunday. This is a qualifying tournament for the Gene …
Friday, December 16, 2016
Merrimack Soccer Club tryouts Merrimack Soccer Club is part of the Merrimack Youth Association (MYA) soccer program, which is divided into a recreational league and Merrimack SC. As an all-volunteer …
Friday, December 16, 2016
By Merrimack Journal staff Caroline Fischer is only a freshman, but she can run among the top teenagers in the country. Fischer, a Bishop Guertin freshman and native of Merrimack, …
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Merrimack Soccer Club is part of the Merrimack Youth Association (MYA) soccer program, which is divided into a recreational league and Merrimack SC. As an all-volunteer organization, the Merrimack SC …
Saturday, December 10, 2016
By Merrimack Journal staff Merrimack opened the wrestling season on Wednesday and the team hopes to take advantage of some strong returners, along with promising newcomers this season. The Tomahawks …
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Floras provides a spark for SNHU men's basketball Merrimack graduate Dimitri Floras, a 6-foot-3 junior guard, has played a major role in the Southern New Hampshire University men's basketball team's …
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Merrimack Soccer Club is part of the Merrimack Youth Association (MYA) soccer program, which is divided into a recreational league and Merrimack SC. As an all-volunteer organization, the Merrimack SC …
Monday, December 5, 2016
By TOM KING Staff Writer NASHUA - The final chapter wasn't one the Daniel Webster College women's basketball team will want to re-read. The Rivier University-DWC women's basketball rivalry ended …
Monday, December 5, 2016
BEDFORD - The Tomahawks were one play away. Clinging to a touchdown lead with only 2.9 seconds left on the clock, Merrimack watched Bedford's last-gasp pass fall incomplete and the …
Friday, November 18, 2016 | By JASON ORFAO Staff Writer
If asked to locate the top tennis academies on a map, most people would quickly point to Florida, Texas, or California. For years, serious junior players have had to travel …
Friday, November 18, 2016
DIVISION I Player of the Year Lauren Hatch, Concord Coach of the Year Mike McDonnell, Exeter. JV Coach of the Year Matt Box, Bishop Guertin. First team Amanda Wetmore, Alvirne; …
Friday, November 18, 2016
NASHUA - Elise Jolly, a senior at Merrimack, and Patrick Gillis, a senior at Exeter High School, have been named the Apple Therapy Student Athletes of the Month for October. …
Friday, November 11, 2016
By JASON ORFAO Staff Writer MERRIMACK - Saturday afternoon will go down in the Merrimack football history books. Justin Grassini tossed six touchdown passes - the first gave the senior …
Friday, November 11, 2016
By ANDREW SYLVIA Correspondent MERRIMACK - Merrimack quarterback Justin Grassini recorded a pair of touchdown passes in a 39-16 victory over Goffstown, giving him a share of the NHIAA record …
Friday, November 4, 2016
By GEORGE SCIONE Staff Writer MERRIMACK - On paper, it was supposed to be a relatively easy 3-0 win for sixth-seeded Merrimack. The Tomahawks may have recorded that three-set win …
Friday, November 4, 2016
My mother-in-law always started her Christmas shopping in October and finished it before she bought her Thanksgiving turkey. Over the years, the wisdom of that approach became obvious. Why battle …
Saturday, October 22, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
DERRY - The numbers were gaudy. The win was a landmark. Justin Grassini exploded for nine touchdown passes - including seven in the first half - and Merrimack rolled to …
Saturday, October 22, 2016 | By JASON ORFAO Staff Writer
Girls Volleyball Merrimack 3, Keene 0 The Tomahawks improved to 11-5 on Monday after a 25-10, 25-21, 25-7 victory. Elise Jolly paced with win with 11 kills and nine digs …
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Merrimack Youth Wrestling is excited to announce that the Parent Information Night is right around the corner at the Merrimack Middle School on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The …
Saturday, October 8, 2016
By BEN LEVINE Correspondent MERRIMACK - The Merrimack football team certainly proved it belongs in the title-contenders conversation Friday night. Led by quarterback Justin Grassini, Merrimack's offense picked apart Salem's secondary …
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Girls Volleyball Merrimack 3, South 1 The Tomahawks moved to 6-3 on Sept. 27 with a 21-25, 25-18, 25-19, 25-23 win. Meanwhile, senior Elise Jolly set a state career blocks …
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Girls Volleyball Alvirne 3, Merrimack 2 Alvirne's pulled off out a tough five-set victory - 25-23, 25-14, 20-25, 22-25, 15-5 - over Merrimack on Sept. 21. Amanda Wetmore led the …
Saturday, October 1, 2016
By HECTOR LONGO Correspondent CONCORD - At times, it looked like a final practice run, a tuneup, even a dress rehearsal. The Merrimack High offense made things look that easy …
Saturday, October 1, 2016
  By JASON ORFAO Staff Writer MANCHESTER - Justin Weiser has been an explosive weapon throughout the season for the Merrimack football team. The senior showed off his versatility on …
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Field Hockey Merrimack 2, Exeter 0 Bella Beaton stopped 10 shots to secure a shutout win for Merrimack (2-4) over Exeter (2-3-1) on Wednesday, Sept. 14. Scoring for the Tomahawks …
Saturday, September 24, 2016
  By JASON ORFAO Staff Writer BEDFORD - For three quarters, it appeared Bedford was on its way to a lopsided win in front of a packed house at Bulldog …
Saturday, September 10, 2016
  GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Merrimack 3, Pinkerton 2 Elise Jolly recorded 21 kills and eight blocks at the net, while adding 19 digs defensively and scoring 32 service points to lead …
Saturday, September 10, 2016
  Noiseux earns CACC honor NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Philadelphia University freshman forward and Merrimack native Dena Noiseux was selected as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) women's soccer rookie …
Saturday, September 10, 2016
BOYS SOCCER Merrimack 1, Nashua North 0 Merrimack got the season-opening home victory thanks to Devin Kachmar, who scored an unassisted goal in the 51st minute. Rich Bibeault and Connor …
Saturday, September 3, 2016
NASHUA - It wasn't long after his Rivier University women's volleyball team was upset at the Muldoon Center by Johnson & Wales in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference finals that …
Saturday, September 3, 2016 | By TOM KING Staff Writer
PINKHAM NOTCH - Eneas Freyre of Norwalk, Conn., and Victoria Di Savino of Buffalo, N.Y., won the 44th annual Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb today in a pair of …
Sunday, August 28, 2016
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