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Milford, Souhegan girls battle to 2-2 tie

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD – One hundred minutes of soccer, and the fans were left wanting more. Souhegan and Milford, a pair of fierce rivals and Division II girls soccer giants battled to a dazzling 2-2 stalemate here on Tuesday night. All that can be hoped for now is that this thing can get settled, sometime ...

Souhegan football now headed in right direction

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – It’s no secret that John Lohnes helped talk his Souhegan High buddy and hoop standout Max Leonard to try football this season. Nobody needed to coax Lohnes back into the Saber football fold. Lohnes heard first-year coach Robin Bowkett was a “spread offense” guy. And that’s ...

COMMENTARY: Rematch would be great

Cabinet Sports

They stand 100 yards apart, each with the best seat in the house for one of the Granite State’s great girls soccer rivalries. Each provides a foundation, a backbone, a lifeline for one of the premier programs in Division II. They live in bordering towns, and aside from a handful of post-match ...

Volunteer coaches deserve our thanks

Cabinet Sports

Here’s a few tids and bits as we get those rakes ready as we move into mid-October: The recent passing of former longtime Nashua Babe Ruth coach/official Jim Sanderson should rekindle the appreciation for volunteer coaches, shouldn’t it? When you realize someone dedicated the bulk of 50 ...

Milford-Souhegan girls soccer ahead

Cabinet Sports

The chill of October seems to raise the stakes on the fall high school sports season. Friday night’s football classic at Souhegan, in which the Sabers outlasted rival Milford, 20-12, pretty much raised the bar for what could be a wild stretch run in all sports. No game on the calendar, ...

Two sports? Leonard decides he’ll go for three

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – Like most high school seniors, Max Leonard has plenty on his plate. Full course load in school, thoughts on the future – a returning varsity starter in baseball and basketball – he didn’t need for much but time in his life. But Kyle Archambault and John Lohnes put the ...

Fantasia, Pare deliver MHS’ first bass crown

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MILFORD – The winning combination for a state title? Jakob Fantasia handles the analytics. Jamie Pare handles the athletics. And we’ve got “Bingo!” Fantasia and Pare, a pair of Milford High seniors, gave the school its first-ever state championship in Bass Fishing – yes, this is a ...

Week 4: Bedford Bulldogs football

Bedford Sports

FLAG BLUE The Bedford Blue knocked off the Blue Storm. Luke Maye and Ryder Proulx set the tone early with a couple nasty defensive plays. That set up big runs for Brian Gaudreau and Mason Garrett for the first Bedford TD of the day. Proulx added a long TD run after strong runs by Maye and Sam ...

Speaker has been sparking Bedford High soccer team

Bedford Sports

BEDFORD – In baseball, they call it being, “in the zone.” In hoops, you’re just “feelin’ it.” On the soccer pitch? “It’s just confidence,” said Bedford High midfielder Charley Speaker, who has to hit this weekend as the hottest soccer scorer in the entire Granite ...

HB’s Simco knows about big numbers – on field and off

HB Sports

HOLLIS – For the record, Hollis Brookline wide receiver Matt Simco is pretty sure where it all went “wrong” for him on the Math SAT. “I didn’t round on one of them. That always hurts,” said Simco, who “settled” for a 770 instead of a perfect score. For the record, the senior ...

Milford vs. Souhegan

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – As far as football rivalries go, there may be no fiercer one than Milford and Souhegan in Division II. Throw in the fact that one of the team’s highest hopes for this season will likely be shattered in a defeat – each has two losses and a third wouldmake reaching the playoffs ...

Checking in at mid-season

Cabinet Sports

The Milford High varsity bass fishermen came up big when it counted, taking fourth in the preliminaries to qualify for the State Championships on Saturday at Pawtuckaway State Park in Nottingham. Milford netted the limit of eight bass, weighing in at 14.1 pounds. They’ll be looking to outhook ...

Bulldog golfers tuned up for tourney

Bedford Sports

BEDFORD – Coach Dan Colburn looks down his Bedford High golf roster and sees just one senior. That doesn’t mean these Bulldogs don’t know what time it is. “There’s heat on us, for sure,” said sophomore C.J. LaDue, the Bedford No. 1. The Bulldogs are the three-time defending State ...

Bedford flag teams dominate Jamboree

Bedford Sports

It was another busy football weekend for the youngsters from Bedford. Here’s a look at how all the gridiron action went down: FLAG YELLOW The Bedford Bulldogs Yellow squad was back in action for three short games Saturday at Don Ball Park in Derry for the annual football jamboree. Cooper ...

HB football staying focused

HB Sports

By HECTOR LONGO Staff Writer The schedule favors the Hollis Brookline High School football team, but if the Cavaliers don’t take care of business in games like Saturday’s 2 p.m. home date with Hillsborough-Deering/Hopkinton, it won’t really matter when the playoff teams are announced. The ...

Solid wins for HB travel soccer

HB Sports

Here’s a look at the Hollis Brookline travel soccer teams’ victories for the pastweek: Boys U10 The Cavaliers topped Inter-Lakes, 6-2. Avishant Ullal was everywhere, scoring four goals for Hollis Brookline. Alton Williams and Jaskeerat Singh had the others, Singh’s first career goal at ...

Cavaliers volleyball rolling on

HB Sports

HOLLIS – Kyra Belden was a role player, rarely a starter on last year’s state championship Hollis Brookline volleyball team. Man, was she paying attention! The Cavaliers junior has dominated from the setter position helping the powerhouse squad to a 9-0 start. Belden’s 40-assist ...

Devanna steps up

Merrimack Sports

Football and all sports for that matter test character and will. Football at Merrimack High School this fall tested a friendship. Put an “A+” on the permanent records of Ryan Devanna and Ben Eichman for handling this one. Devanna, a junior, and Eichman, a sophomore, were presented with the ...

Bedford Red football team remains perfect

Bedford Sports

The Bedford Red flag football team made it a perfect 3-0 with a 2-1 win over NorRock in Raymond. The Bulldogs got things started on their first drive behind a great run from Logan Dollard, behind the wrecking crew blocking tandem of Zach Younis and Jacob Shadroui. This set up Denys Savenko for ...

Bedford High Schedule

Bedford Sports

FRIDAY Football: At Spaulding, 7 p.m. SATURDAY Girls Soccer: Hosts Bishop Guertin, 11 a.m. MONDAY Field Hockey: Hosts Manchester Central, 6:30 p.m. Golf: At Keene, 3:30 p.m. Volleyball: At Concord, 5:30 p.m. TUESDAY Golf: At Salem, 3:30 p.m. Boys Soccer: At Concord, 4 p.m. Girls Soccer: Hosts ...