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It's the stretch run in local college men's and women's basketball. And right now, the Rivier University and Daniel Webster College teams are scrambling to get whatever position they can get for their respective conference tournaments - presuming they all make them. Here's a look …

Friday, February 12, 2016 | By TOM KING Staff Writer
The Merrimack Youth Wrestling program sent third grader Ivery Johnson to compete in the Girls Only K-8 Youth and 9-12 High School Wrestling Championships in Salem, Mass on Feb 6, …
Friday, February 12, 2016
The Merrimack Youth Wrestling program sent 11 wrestlers to compete in the Seacoast Youth Wrestling Tournament held at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton last Sunday. Individual results were as follows: …
Monday, February 8, 2016
Once again, it seems that Colorado and New England is not a good mix. According to an industry source the handshake agreement that owner Drew Weber had to sell the …
Monday, February 8, 2016 | By TOM KING Staff Writer
The Merrimack Youth Wrestling program sent nine wrestlers to compete in the 2016 Blue Hawk Youth Wrestling Tournament held at the Cooperative Middle School of Stratham on Jan. 17. Individual …
Monday, January 25, 2016
Rivier University men's and women's volleyball coach Craig Kolek was thrilled to see 2015 come to an end. Both teams are typically at a championship level, but the previous calendar …
Monday, January 25, 2016 | By TOM KING Staff Writer
Zak Kerr hit a big 3-pointer with nine seconds remaining in overtime to propel Merrimack past Exeter in a dramatic 79-77 overtime victory in Division I boys basketball action in …
Monday, January 25, 2016
The Merrimack Youth Wrestling program sent 10 wrestlers to compete in the Chelmsford Youth Wrestling Tournament held at Chelmsford High School in Chelmsford, Mass., on Jan. 10. Individual results are …
Monday, January 18, 2016
NASHUA - Bishop Guertin coach Jim Migneault presumably wasn't pleased with what he had seen from his team through the first few weeks of the season. Sure, the Cardinals earned …
Monday, January 18, 2016 | By BEN LEVINE Correspondent
NASHUA - The Merrimack High School boys basketball team needed someone to find someone to take big shots when it mattered most. The Tomahawks just might have last Wednesday night, …
Saturday, January 9, 2016 | By JOE MARCHILENA Correspondent
The Merrimack Youth Wrestling program sent 11 wrestlers to compete in the Big Red Northeast Wrestling Championships at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Mass., last week. This mega tournament draws …
Saturday, January 9, 2016
The Merrimack girls basketball team dominated from start to finish in a 57-25 drubbing of Milford in the second round of the Nashua North Holiday Classic. Lauren Dubois led all …
Saturday, January 9, 2016
There are many teams expected to compete at the top of Division I in boys basketball this season. Pinkerton appears to be the favorite, with Manchester Central not far behind. …
Saturday, December 26, 2015
In Division II, the Hollis Brookline/Derryfield co-op team is dealing with a numbers issue, but for the present. The future, though, looks good, according to coach Kurt Mithoefer, who expects …
Saturday, December 19, 2015 | By TOM KING Staff Writer
NASHUA - When they were playing basketball at Nashua High School North a decade ago, Lance Bisson and Troy Bowen had always talked about coaching together at a college. Except …
Saturday, December 19, 2015 | By TOM KING Staff Writer
Nashua North's Adaeze Okorie and Merrimack's Sabrina Johnson went back and forth in an offensive showdown during Friday night's Division I girls basketball season opener. In the end, Okorie was …
Saturday, December 19, 2015
Several locals were named to the New Hampshire Soccer Coaches Association All-State girls soccer teams in all three divisions. Bishop Guertin senior midfielder Kiley Deignan was the only area Division …
Saturday, December 12, 2015
As a highly recruited athlete during the 2014-15 NCAA recruitment period, Hollis Brookline High School senior Nicholas Merryman received coast-to-coast offers to compete Division 1 men's gymnastics at Stanford University, …
Saturday, December 5, 2015
The New Hampshire Field Hockey Coaches Association released its All-State team last week, naming the top players and coaches in each division. The Greater Nashua area was well represented on …
Saturday, December 5, 2015
The Bedford fourth grade girls travel team entered the 2015 Bedford basketball jamboree looking to make a statement, and it did just that, walking away with the championship trophy! The …
Saturday, December 5, 2015
The 2015 Jr. Midget cheerleading team from Merrimack won thee New England Regional champion ship and is headed to the Pop Warner National Championships in Orlando, Fla., in December. The …
Saturday, November 21, 2015
NASHUA - Ray Farmer told his Daniel Webster College men's basketball teammates that they weren't going to lose in their special midnight season opener vs. city rival Rivier University. By …
Saturday, November 21, 2015 | By TOM KING Staff Writer
NASHUA - The Daniel Webster College baseball program finally has its new leader. After assistant coaches ran the fall program in the wake of Nashua native Nate Goulet's late summer …
Saturday, November 21, 2015 | By TOM KING Staff Writer
DERRY - The Hollis Brookline High School girls volleyball team started the Nov. 5 Division I semifinal like it had never been there before. Of course, the current crop of …
Saturday, November 14, 2015 | By JOE MARCHILENA Correspondent
With Milford and Souhegan squaring off in Division II, Greater Nashua was guarenteed to have one football team reach the semifinals. Up in Division I, Nashua North suffered a 50-13 …
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Several locals have been named to the All-State volleyball team, including Merrimack High School senior Jo Coffey, who was named Division I Player of the Year. Here are the complete …
Saturday, November 14, 2015
MERRIMACK - Playoffs were a possibility for Merrimack High School's football team heading into Friday night. The Tomahawks would need some help to earn a spot in the Division I …
Saturday, November 7, 2015 | By GEORGE SCIONE Staff Writer
MERRIMACK - Despite owning the top seed in the Division I girls volleyball tournament, Merrimack wasn't going to take anything for granted in its quarterfinals matchup against eighth-seeded Bedford. Whether …
Saturday, November 7, 2015 | By BEN LEVINE Correspondent
DIVISION I QUARTERFINALS Saturday, Nov. 7 WEST/NORTH No. 4 Nashua North (6-3) at No. 1 Goffstown, 1 p.m. No. 3 Bedford (7-1) at No. 2 Bishop Guertin (6-3), 4 p.m. …
Saturday, November 7, 2015
The fun begins for high school girls volleyball players around the area as the state tournament gets underway in three divisions. But it's Division I that could have the most …
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Any high school coach will tell you that you always win with seniors. Right now, the Merrimack High School football team has had to bypass that formula. But that doesn't …
Saturday, October 24, 2015 | By TOM KING Staff Writert
YOUTH WRESTLING MYA registration set for Oct. 24 The Merrimack Youth Association's (MYA) Youth Wrestling program's 2015-16 season is about to begin. The program is open to Merrimack boys and …
Saturday, October 24, 2015
SALEM - Merrimack's Justin Grassini threw for more than 200 yards and four touchdowns, but it wasn't enough, as the Tomahawks fell 37-26 on the road to the Blue Devils …
Saturday, October 24, 2015
LONDONDERRY - Trust is a scarce resource in football. Having faith in your teammates to execute is what separates the elite from the mediocre and is the building block for …
Saturday, October 17, 2015 | By MICHAEL ABELSON Correspondent
HIGH SCHOOLS GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Merrimack 3, Goffstown 1 Erika Lillis didn't have the eye-popping numbers seen by other Tomahawks, but she had three key kills and the match-winning block in …
Saturday, October 17, 2015
MERRIMACK - Merrimack High School gave Pinkerton Academy - widely considered the best team in the state - all it could handle Friday night. The upset scare was real, but …
Saturday, October 10, 2015
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