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Cavalier girls looking for special winter on hoop court

HB Sports

The Hollis Brookline girls hoop team return three starters back from a team that lost in the Division II finals to Lebanon, led by 6-1 junior center Elizabeth Atkinson. Atkinson should be oozing confidence off the fall run to the third straight state Division I volleyball title. Coach Bob ...

HB’s Brackett honored by coaches

HB Sports

The New Hampshire Soccer Coaches Association recently named all of its honorees from the 2017 fall season. Souhegan’s Jacob Hopfenspringer and Hollis Brookline’s Jonathan Brackett were named alternates to the boys Twin State Lions Cup Team. A senior midfielder, Brackett earned second-team ...

Bulldogs looking for repeat on ice

Bedford Sports

With five state championship, including the last two years in Division I, the Bedford High boys have quickly established themselves as an elite force on ice in the Granite State. Making it three in a row won’t be easy. The Bulldogs, on their way to 19-1-1 title season in 2016-17, had ...

Girls Basketball Preview: Tomahawks could land in title mix

Merrimack Sports

Threepeat, anyone? That expectation might make Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball coach Brad Kreick cringe, but you can be guaranteed that’s something he’s beginning to hear. The Cardinals own consecutive Division I title wins over Bedford by a combined total of seven points, ...

New Hampshire soccer coaches celebrate top high schoolers

Merrimack Sports

By HECTOR LONGO Staff Writer The New Hampshire Soccer Coaches Association recently named all of its honorees from the 2017 fall season. Nashua South midfielder Angie Suaza and Alvirne forward Emily Lizotte earned first-team All-Division status among the Granite State’s girls teams. ...

Milford/Souhegan Invite kicks off winter on mat

Cabinet Sports

Who has done the dirty work? Who has paid the offseason dues in the weight room and on the mat? A terrific high school wrestling measuring stick tackles us right out of the gate on Saturday as Milford High hosts the 26th Milford/Souhegan Wrestling Invitational. A dozen teams from three ...

UNH wins, Knight hurt

Cabinet Sports

Only eight college football teams remain in the FCS playoffs, and the University of New Hampshire is one of them. Saturday, thanks to last week’s 21-15 stunner at Central Arkansas, UNH heads to South Dakota State in the FCS quarterfinals. Now, the question is whether the Wildcats will have ...

Souhegan’s Angulas honored with state’s best

Cabinet Sports

The New Hampshire Soccer Coaches Association recently named all of its honorees from the 2017 fall season. Among the Division 2, girls, state finalist Souhegan placed one first-teamer in Grace Angulas. Her teammates Lilly Batchelder and Natalie Larson earned second-team status as the ...

Stepping up their games on the court

Cabinet Sports

For the three Cabinet-area girls varsity basketball teams, the upcoming 2017-2018 girls basketball season – which commences this week in the Granite State – revolves around taking one giant step. Of course, three different programs, three different strides. For Milford High, first-year ...

Wildcats face tough trip to Arkansas

Cabinet Sports

DURHAM — Trevor Knight and the upset-minded University of New Hampshire Wildcats hit the road Saturday in the FCS Playoffs Round of 16. UNH is a hefty 13.5-point underdog as it visits the University of Central Arkansas. Central Arkansas head coach Steve Campbell says the closest he’s come ...

Bedford’s Wittenberg honored at WPI

Bedford Sports

WORCESTER – Bedford’s Ryan Wittenberg was one of seven fall WPI student-athletes to earn a spot on their respective sports All-Sportsmanship team. WPI seniors Pavolas Christidis, Aaron Hartford, Kat Hurlock, Abby King and Lizzie Rooney were named to NEWMAC All-Sportsmanship teams. Junior ...

Hovan, Damata lead Tomahawks into championship mode

Merrimack Sports

MERRIMACK — Coach Tim McMahon let his Merrimack High wrestlers know exactly what kind of team returns this winter. He challenged them, urged them to pay their dues and get the offseason work accomplished, just so they could reap the benefits this winter. If seniors Julien Hovan and Dom ...

Merrimack’s Coffey shines

Merrimack Sports

Here’s a look at what some local athletes are doing at their respective schools: Three locals playing women’s soccer at Simmons College were named to the All-GNAC (Great Northeast Athletic Conference) team. Former Bishop Guertin standout Liz Donovan, a defender, was named to the ...

New coaches brought life to Souhegan programs

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – If the hirings this fall of Robin Bowkett in football and Dan Wyborney in girls soccer were attempts to pump life into the Souhegan High School athletic program, the mission was certainly accomplished. Both Bowkett and Wyborney directed their clubs into the postseason. “The ...

Strong fall for Milford girls, now boys ready to soar

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD – The girls of Milford High School were certainly Spartan in their efforts this fall, almost hoarding the monster performances of the season for themselves. Girls volleyball, teeming with underclassmen, raced to the Division II state semis. Girls soccer piled up a 13-2-1 mark, ...

Time to hit the mat

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD – The Milford High wrestling team will certainly be rebuilding. This is an overhaul, a bigtime project. It couldn’t be in better hands. Coach Dana Bourassa, in his 41st year, has put together a blue-chip staff. Co-head coach Jeff Sellars, varsity assistant Ken Goodine and JV ...

Souhegan legends honored

Cabinet Sports

It really wasn’t about fame at a little soiree in Concord last Sunday. Sure, they do call it the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association Hall of Fame, but it’s more about dedication and accomplishment. And, some cases, like Souhegan alum and current Princeton University head ...

Souhegan girls win cross country Meet of Champions

Cabinet Sports

This a golden era for New Hampshire girls cross country. The Granite State went 1-2-3 at the New England Cross Country Championships a year ago, and two of those three – champ Jacqueline Gaughan of Exeter and third-place finisher Caroline Fischer of Bishop Guertin – are back this year, ...