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It’s a scenario the Merrimack High School boys basketball team would take any time. Down one point with seconds to go and the ball in senior Austin Franzen’s hands against undefeated Londonderry is what the Tomahawks got. But Franzen’s off-balance 3-pointer was too strong, and …

Friday, January 30, 2015 | By JOE MARCHILENA Staff Writer
HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING Winnacunnet 42, Merrimack 36 The Tomahawks went back and forth with the Warriors, but came up short as Winnacunnet pulled away late in the match last Wednesday. Merrimack …
Friday, January 30, 2015
The Merrimack High School student section was getting louder with every second ticking off the clock on the way to another Tomahawks victory. It was the third straight win for …
Friday, January 23, 2015 | By GEORGE SCIONE Staff Writer
WRESTLING Wrestlers do well in tourney The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program had six wrestlers take home medals at the Chelmsford (Mass.) Youth Wrestling Tournament held at Chelmsford High School. First …
Friday, January 23, 2015
TRACK Jan. 18: Tomahawks  run at UNH The Merrimack boys and girls competed in the morning session at the University of New Hampshire, with the boys recording 50 points to …
Friday, January 23, 2015
Tim Goodridge knows it’s going to take time for the offense to come together for the Merrimack High School boys basketball team. Good thing for the Tomahawks the defense is …
Friday, January 16, 2015 | By JOE MARCHILENA Staff Writer
WRESTLING Jan. 7: Merrimack 42, Goffstown 37 Mitchell McMahon (160 pounds), Adam Black (heavyweight), Brendan Parr (113) and Eric Theriault (126) all recorded wins via the pin to help Merrimack …
Friday, January 16, 2015
Jeremy Faulkner and Courtney Cheetham were trying to teach their basketball players lessons Thursday night, but in different ways. Faulkner has been trying to get his Bishop Guertin High School …
Friday, January 16, 2015 | By JOE MARCHILENA Staff Writer
Dante Laurendi was the perfect fit for the Nashua High School North football job, and it was certainly the best fit for him. One, Laurendi, who was the head coach …
Friday, January 16, 2015 | By TOM KING Staff Writer
BOWLING Jan. 3: Merrimack third, Souhegan fourth The Tomahawks finished third at 1645, ahead of Souhegan (1463) but behind second place Pinkerton (1739) and match winner and host Stevens (1748). …
Friday, January 9, 2015
WRESTLING Six competitors reach Granite YMCA finals Six of the 13 Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program athletes made the finals of the Granite YMCA Holiday Tournament in Bedford with Aiden Hanning, …
Friday, January 9, 2015
Over a dozen football players from Greater Nashua were selected Wednesday to participate in the fourth CHaD East-West NH High School All-Star Football Game in June. Eight schools from the …
Friday, January 9, 2015
No. 1: The Merrimack girls volleyball team turned in one of the best seasons in state history by going 22-0 to win the Division I title. The Tomahawks, who won …
Friday, January 9, 2015
It can often be difficult for a team to gear up for a consolation game. The Nashua High School North girls basketball team, however, had something to prove. The Titans …
Friday, January 2, 2015 | By NICK CANELAS Staff Writer
The Merrimack High School boys basketball team played a great first half of basketball Sunday in the finale of the Queen City Invitational Tournament. The Tomahawks led Manchester Central by …
Friday, January 2, 2015 | By JOE MARCHILENA Staff Writer
WRESTLING Merrimack heads to Mass. The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program sent seven wrestlers to compete in the Red Devil Rumble Wrestling Tournament held at Burlington High School in Burlington, Mass. …
Friday, December 19, 2014
BOWLING Dec. 13: Merrimack sweeps Led by senior Zack Amodio and freshman Jacob Weaver, Merrimack recorded wins over Bishop Guertin and Goffstown on Saturday morning at Merrimack Ten Pin. Amodio …
Friday, December 19, 2014
Taylor Choate knew she was close to a scoring milestone. Good news for the Nashua High School North senior, she was able to get it out of the way in …
Friday, December 19, 2014 | By JOE MARCHILENA Staff Writer
Division I: South Offense Eric Fairweather, sr, qb, Londonderry; Jack Hanaway, sr, qb, Pinkerton; T.J. Urbanik, jr, rb, Pinkerton; Johnny Bartose, jr, rb, Salem; Ryan Barry, sr, wr, Merrimack; Austin …
Friday, December 12, 2014
Through six matches at Wednesday’s dual meet, it looked like the Milford High School wrestling team was going to cruise to victory. But Merrimack battled back behind a couple of …
Friday, December 12, 2014 | By JOE MARCHILENA Staff Writer
YOUTH Nashua Sports Academy  registration open The Nashua Sports Academy is now accepting registrations for the following programs: C4 Youth Flag Football Program Boys/Girls ages 8-14; Youth Rec League Hoops …
Friday, December 12, 2014
Two Merrimack High School seniors were honored as the top player in their respective sports for the fall season. Jen Coffey was chosen as the Division I Girls Volleyball Player …
Friday, December 5, 2014
SOCCER Thuner win title The Merrimack Thunder Boys U13 Travel Soccer Team won the New Hampshire Soccer Association Championship recently with a 2-1 win over Portsmouth City Soccer Club, 2-1.Merrimack …
Friday, November 21, 2014
It was nice while it lasted. The Bishop Guertin High School football team’s march into and through the postseason hit a solid red wall called the Pinkerton Academy Astros. The …
Friday, November 21, 2014 | By TOM KING Staff Writer
Friday, November 21, 2014
Merrimack High School was on the verge of losing just its third game all season when the top-seeded Tomahawks rallied to even the score, and eventually capture a Division I …
Friday, November 14, 2014 | By GEORGE SCIONE Staff Writer
You have to wonder just how many comebacks the Bishop Guertin High School football team has left in it. The team that everyone has counted out did it again on …
Friday, November 14, 2014 | By TOM KING Staff Writer
ROAD RACE Milford Turkey Chase The Milford High School boys and girls track teams will hold the fifth Turkey Chase 5K at 10 a.m. on Nov. 22, starting at the …
Friday, November 14, 2014
Ali Nelson was in the right place at the right time. The Nashua High School North goalie tracked the ball as it went from Merrimack’s Rachel Mack to Alexis Kapsambelis, …
Friday, November 7, 2014 | By JOE MARCHILENA Staff Writer
The look on Tammy Lambrou’s face was one of disbelief. But this time, it wasn’t because her Merrimack High School girls volleyball team saw its season ending early. After failing …
Friday, November 7, 2014 | By JOE MARCHILENA Staff Writer
Senior forward Matt Lubinski recorded three assists and scored a goal for the Alvirne High School boys soccer team in a 6-1 victory over visiting Merrimack in the first round …
Friday, November 7, 2014 | By TREVOR WENNERS Correspondent
Behind 20 kills from senior outside hitter Jen Coffey and eight kills and four aces from sophomore middle hitter Elise Jolly, the Merrimack High School girls volleyball team was able …
Friday, November 7, 2014 | By TREVOR WENNERS Correspondent
Despite an interception from junior defensive back Chad Seaver and a defensive fumble recovery by senior linebacker Nick Simmons on a third-and-goal play from the 3-yard line, the Merrimack High …
Friday, November 7, 2014 | By TREVOR WENNERS Correspondent
FIELD HOCKEY DIVISION I  QUARTERFINALS Oct. 25: No. 2 Timberlane 3, No. 7 Merrimack 1 Second-seeded Timberlane Regional (13-2) jumped out to a two-goal halftime lead off the sticks of …
Friday, October 31, 2014
Gabby Richardson knew she wasn’t going to catch up to the leaders at Saturday’s Division I girls cross country championship at Derryfield Park. But the Bishop Guertin High School senior …
Friday, October 31, 2014 | By JOE MARCHILENA Staff Writer
Pain brought unto oneself is most unbearable, and the Merrimack football team was unable to overcome the self-sabotage Friday night against Timberlane. The Tomahawks turned the ball over five times …
Friday, October 31, 2014 | By MICHAEL ABELSON Correspondent
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