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Learn pain-relieving exercises

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MILFORD – A “Relieving Hip and Back Pain with Pool Exercises Workshop” will be held on Sunday, June 25, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Hampshire Hills pool. Taught by certified athletic trainer and physical therapist Roxanne Meldrum, participants will learn strategies to safely increase hip ...

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Track stars place top 10 at New Englands Milford junior Rebecca Durham finished fifth in the 1,600 (4:58.42) and she was also ninth in the 3,200 (11:13.63) at the New England Chamionships on June 10 in Norwell, Mass. In the 3,200, Durham was followed by teammate Alex Matsis (11:13.63) in 10th. ...

Souhegan’s Dod will return for 50th year in dugout

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It looks like Bill Dod will be having fun for one more season. After that? The only coach the Souhegan High School baseball team has ever known, didn’t say. But if one reads between the lines, it looks as if next spring will be Dod’s swan song for coaching. And it seems like it’s fitting ...

Souhegan’s Greenwood has crosshairs on national team

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AMHERST – A couple of years ago, a man approached longtime Souhegan High School baseball coach Bill Dod with a request. The father of a freshman student athlete at the school, Beth Greenwood, came to him and said, “We’ve been told you don’t allow girls on your team,” Dod recalled. ...

Third straight title will be tough task for Milford softball

Cabinet Sports

Dynasties in high school sports are hard to come by. Bishop Guertin lacrosse certainly has one, with nine titles in 13 straight finals trips. Campbell baseball has had four titles during this decade. Milford softball? Well, other than BG boys lacrosse, the Spartans were the only local team with ...

Milford’s Andrews makes first start with Breakers

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Morgan Andrews made the first start of her NWSL career on Saturday night during Boston’s 3-1 setback on the home pitch of the first-place North Carolina Courage. The Milford native and No. 3 overall pick of this year’s NWSL draft played a full match for the first time this season and ...

WLC softball team’s run stopped by Derryfield

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It’s tough to win playoff games, even in Division IV, when a third of the roster hasn’t even hit high school. Yet here was the amazing band of upstart softballers from Wilton- Lyndeborough, seeded 11th, and pulling even with No. 7 Derryfield at 6-6 in the sixth inning of the state ...

Milford tops Souhegan in softball semifinals

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MANCHESTER – Milford High School softball coach Jim Rines has always referred to pitcher Delaney Parker as Houdini. Thursday night we all found out why. That’s because Parker managed time and time again to wiggle her way out of trouble as the Spartans hung on for a 5-4 Division II semifinal ...

Portsmouth sinks Souhegan in baseball finals rematch

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MANCHESTER – When all was said and done, there was too much generosity on one end and not enough firepower on the other. And that sunk the Souhegan High School baseball team in Monday night’s Division II championship game, a 5-0 loss at the hands of the Portsmouth Clippers. Top-seeded ...

Souhegan girls lacrosse team wins first title since 2008

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MANCHESTER – Sometimes team meetings can actually work. Just ask the Souhegan High School girls lacrosse team. After the Sabers had lost to Londonderry by a goal back on May 9, coach Maren Petropulos got everyone together in a room, closed the door, and they hashed things out. “We were in ...

Back-to-back crowns for Milford softball team

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MANCHESTER – While warming up for the top of the seventh, needing three outs to win a state title, Milford High School softball pitcher Delaney Parker was be-boppin to the music at the Southern New Hampshire University softball field. What drama? What tension? “That’s how I stay calm,” ...

Exeter holds on for title

Bedford Sports

MANCHESTER – Just like last year belonged to the Bedford Bulldogs, it just seemed like this season belonged to the Exeter High School baseball team. But give the Bulldogs credit; they didn’t go down without a fight in Monday’s D-I championship game at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. ...

BG slips past Bedford for crown

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MANCHESTER – Bishop Guertin High School girls softball pitcher Bridget Soraghan couldn’t believe it as she saw teammate Elizabeth Ross cross home plate in the bottom of the seventh. “I said, ‘Oh my God, we’re state champions,’  ” Soraghan said. “I was just like, ...

Local girls lax team finishes undefeated

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The Hollis-Brookline Youth Lacrosse 12UB (fifth and sixth grades) girls team went undeafeated this season. On Sunday, the Cavs went on to win the championship with a 7-6 sudden-death overtime triumph over Exeter. Amanda Gardinier scored the winning goal in the extra period. Bella Haytayan ...

Cavs fall in semis

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By ANDREW SYLVIA Correspondent NASHUA – Pinkerton defeated Hollis Brookline 3-1 in the first week of the boys volleyball season, and now in the final week of the campaign as well, earning a victory in the NHIAA Division I boys volleyball semifinals at Nashua North on June 8. The Cavaliers ...

Merrimack Soccer Club 2017 Fall Tryouts this week

Merrimack Sports

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 mission is to provide the children of Merrimack the opportunity to gain a high-level of ...

MYA holding hoop elections on June 19 at 7:30 p.m.

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The Merrimack Youth Association (MYA) Basketball Program will be holding elections for positions on the Board of Directors on June 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the MYA Building. Positions are held for one year and run from July 2017 to June 2018. All volunteers and parents of an MYA participant are ...

Merrimack 10U teams play well at NHYLA state tourney

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The Merrimack Youth Association 10U boys lacrosse teams competed this weekend at the New Hampshire Youth Lacrosse Association tournament, held at Souhegan High School on June 10-11. The B Division Large Field team went 2-0 on Saturday in the second tier bracket, defeating Windham 9-6 to avenge ...

High School Highlights

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Rebecca Durham won the 1,600 meters with a time of four minutes and 55.76 seconds on Saturday at the NHIAA Track and Field Meet of Champions, which featured the best athletes from each of the state’s three high school divisions. The Milford junior was also second place in the 3,200 with a ...

Souhegan softball team punches ticket to SNHU

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AMHERST – Hailey Yabroudy and the top-seeded Sabers found themselves in an early hole Saturday during a Division II quarterfinal clash with No. 9 Merrimack Valley. It didn’t take long for the Sabers to dig out. Yabroudy ripped a two-out, two-strike pitch down the right-field line for a ...