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Bedford Bulldogs youth football wrapup

Bedford Sports

FLAG RED The Bedford Flag Red team moved to 2-0 on the season with a dominating 4-1 win over Penacook Sunday. Penacook took the first play from scrimmage up the sideline for a near touchdown. Only a goal-line flag pull from Reed Olejarz prevented the TD. Bedford stonewalled the Penacook offense ...

Bedford field hockey enjoying great start

Bedford Sports

SALEM – The smiles on the faces of the Bedford High School girls, even in defeat, were ear-to-ear. Talk about tremendous attitudes. “Look, it took a great goal from them to beat us,” said junior forward Grace Rooney of Salem High’s overtime game-winner. “That was a great goal. We ...

Robert, Bulldogs out to pile up more W’s

Bedford Sports

The Bedford High football team continue to ring up points like pinball. Two weeks in, the Bulldogs take the road to Winnacunnet Friday night for the first time. Both teams are 2-0. Quarterback Connor Robert has been a running calculator through the two games, in which the Bulldogs have ...

Hollis Brookline Cavs Youth Soccer

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Hollis Brookline Cavaliers-1 Hampshire United-0 After a disappointing season-opening loss to the Timberwolves Soccer Club, the U13 (D2) Hollis Brookline Cavaliers girls rebounded with a 1-0 victory over Hampshire United. The win was a complete team effort with a huge game from goalie Mady ...

Brilliant field competes at Korcoulis Invitational

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HOLLIS – Hollis Brookline High School Athletic Director Rhon Rupp proudly took to the microphone Saturday morning for a quick history lesson. He spoke of Elias “Coach Korcoulis,” his building of programs in athletics and yes, his amazing 16 state titles. Of course, there was also some ...

Silver Knights success on and off field

Merrimack Sports

NASHUA – It was a banner 2017 season for the Nashua Silver Knights. On and off the field. You wonder just how much better things can get for the local Futures Collegiate League entry. With the two extra playoff games, which drew about a combined 3,500-plus, the team ended up drawing close to ...

Tomahawk football rolling with 2-0 start

Merrimack Sports

Led by four combined touchdowns involving the Eichman brothers, Merrimack easily outpaced Bishop Guertin at home on Friday night, 42-19. The game’s first touchdown involved both brothers, with junior Ben hooking up with senior Joe on a 44-yard completion on Merrimack’s third play from ...

Batchelder lifts Souhegan

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – Lily Batchelder wasn’t about to try to fool anyone after the junior goalie’s 16 saves were the difference in Souhegan High School’s 1-0 win over Milford on Tuesday night. She wasn’t going to say she had those shots all the way, wasn’t bothered by onrushing Spartan freshman ...

Hoop hero steps up for Souhegan

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST — Souhegan Regional senior Andy Geffrard got fooled once. John Stark High ran the motion away from his the Saber’s corner and then sneaked the tight end back there for a touchdown in Saturday afternoon’s opener. Geffrard never forgot. So when the Generals came calling into the red ...

Pressed into action as QB, Wimmer impressive

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HOLLIS – Sander Wimmer had no time for warm-up. No time to panic. Heck, he didn’t even have time to think. The Hollis Brookline High School sophomore went from reserve receiver to starting quarterback a lot earlier than he ever expected in Saturday’s 2017 football pener. Just seven plays ...

With Stellos Stadium occupied, BG truly home for Sept. 23 game

Merrimack Sports

The Bishop Guertin High School varsity football team is coming home. They’ve been away for a long time, at least three decades, perhaps longer. But for the first time in that span, since the Cardinals hosted a makeup of a postponed game with Exeter, Guertin will play a varsity football game ...

Soucy excited to take over Tomahawks program

Merrimack Sports

Merrimack High School principal Ken Johnson said the Tomahawks would have a new athletic director during the month of September, and he wasn’t kidding. Johnson and school officials wasted no time after the resignation of former AD Eric Sabean in naming Mike Soucy, a counselor at the school, ...

Youth football kicks off season

Bedford Sports

FLAG BLUE The Bedford Bulldogs Flag Blue team would like to apologize for any pictures that fell from your walls on Sunday morning, as the sonic boom from their shutdown defense reverberated from the epicenter at Preston Field through every corner of town. The ‘Dogs in Blue displayed their ...

Robert, Bedford set to begin anew

Bedford Sports

BEDFORD – Quarterback Connor Robert called the collection of talent around him in 2016 – the 12-0 state champion Bedford High Bulldogs – “an all-star team.” Now a senior, Robert has flipped the page on last fall. “This is my last year playing with all these kids I’ve grown up with ...

Coaches are talking up HB and Milford in DII

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Will things be different this year in New Hampshire High School football, or do we round up the usual suspects? Well, in Division I that may be the case. There may be some changes in the other two divisions, but it will all have to play out beginning Friday. Here’s a bit of a look at each ...

Tomahawks hoping to rebuild quickly after strong season

Merrimack Sports

MERRIMACK – The look on Merrimack High School football coach Kip Jackson’s face when asked about numerous positions on his 2017 team told it all. “Not sure yet,” the answer would often be. And that, folks, is what they call rebuilding. Jackson and the Tomahawks had the luxury of a ...

Merrimack AD Sabean resigns after five years

Merrimack Sports

The school athletic year has barely begun, but already there’s been a major surprise as Merrimack High School athletic director Eric Sabean has decided to step down. Sabean, 47, made his decision known to Merrimack principal Ken Johnson in the last week, stunning Johnson and the Tomahawk ...

Depth of experience breeding optimism for Cavs

Merrimack Sports

HOLLIS – A year ago, coach Chris Lones cringed when an athlete went down to injury, any athlete on his Hollis Brookline football team. Yes, the Cavaliers were talented in 2016, but depth – a lack of it – was certainly an issue. No coach wants injuries, but at least Lones will have some ...

Want to give the National Anthem your best shot?

Bedford Sports

The Bedford Youth Football & Spirit Bulldogs are looking for local talent to perform our National Anthem before our Saturday and Sunday football games at Bedford High School. This is a new era in Bedford Youth Football & Cheer, and we’re looking to kick-off our games in style. We have ...

Knight settles in as UNH quarterback

Bedford Sports

DURHAM – Quarterback Trevor Knight is entrenched. For the first time, these are Knight’s UNH Wildcats. And the 6-foot, 206-pound Nashua South High School product from Amherst spent the last nine months exhausting every ounce of energy to ensure things stay that way. Tuesday afternoon, the ...