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PETERBOROUGH – Merrimack High School wrestling co-coach Tim McMahon was feeling anxious just after Saturday’s Division II championship matches had wrapped up. He approached the scorers table but was told “not yet” when wondering about the final team scores. His patience was rewarded, as the …

Friday, February 24, 2017 | By TOM KING Staff Writer
Merrimack 4, Goffstown 1 Owen Hastings and Owen O’Brien each scored a pair of goals on Saturday to lead the Tomahawks past the Grizzlies at home. O’Brien also tallied an …
Friday, February 24, 2017
Portsmouth 62, Merrimack 51 Ian Cummings poured in 22 points, but the Clippers held off a fourth-quarter push from the Tomahawks to remain undefeated. Danny McKillop added 14 points and …
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Some 22 members of the Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program competed in the recent annual Queen City Classic with the following results: Kindergartner Andrew Schuster took third place on the podium …
Saturday, February 18, 2017
The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program competed in the annual Seacoast Youth Wrestling Tournament held at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton on Jan. 29. Merrimack brought nine wrestlers to compete with …
Saturday, February 11, 2017
NASHUA – The Merrimack Tomahawks burnished their bonafides as one of the best wrestling programs in the state, earning a 46-30 victory on the road against Bishop Guertin on Jan. …
Saturday, February 11, 2017 | By ANDREW SYLVIA Correspondent
By BEN LEVINE Correspondent HUDSON - Despite starting the season with five wins in its first seven games, the Merrimack High Schoolbasketball team was clearly seeking another statement victory. The …
Friday, February 3, 2017
The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program hosted and competed in the annual Merrimack Tomahawk Throwdown Wrestling Tournament held for the very first time at Merrimack High School on Jan. 22. It …
Friday, February 3, 2017
High School Highlights Wrestling Hovan, Parr place 4th for Merrimack Merrimack placed sixth out of 22 teams on Saturday at the Concord Capital City Classic. The Tomahawks were the top Division II team, …
Friday, February 3, 2017
By JASON ORFAO Staff Writer MERRIMACK - One standing ovation simply wasn't enough. Before John Marshall enlisted in the Army and became a sergeant in the 116th Military Company, he developed …
Friday, January 27, 2017
By TOM KING Staff Writer MANCHESTER - The Merrimack High School boys hockey team certainly hopes whatever hurts it will make it stronger. The Tomahawks fell to 2-4-1 in Division …
Friday, January 27, 2017
High School Highlights Girls Basketball Merrimack 88, Exeter 38 The Tomahawks (5-4) took home a big win as they were led by Jolie Jacoby with 22 points and Abby Yuan with 14. Boys …
Friday, January 27, 2017
By ANDREW SYLVIA Correspondent NASHUA - It may sound cliche, but every single basket may change a season. Just ask the Titans. Once again, Nashua North fell short in a …
Friday, January 20, 2017
High School Highlights Boys Basketball Merrimack 51, Bishop Guertin 31 Ian Cummings had 15 and Owen Ploss 12 to lead eight total scorers for the Tomahawks, who improved to 4-1 on Jan. 10. …
Friday, January 20, 2017
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 …
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
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