Bedford Sports

Barracudas successfully defend title

The Bedford Swim Club Barracudas captured the Division I championship at the recent Granite State Swim Association Championship Meet in Manchester. The defense of their state title capped off a successful summer season for the Barracudas with several individual and team records broken over ...

Bedford righty Harrington carries Merrimack Legion on playoff bid

By HECTOR LONGO Staff Writer MERRIMACK – The Merrimack American Legion team dropped a tough doubleheader Wednesday, but remains right in the thick of the playoff chase. Bedford’s Pat Harrington is a major reason why. The Assumption-bound righty has been impeccable on the hill this ...

Harrington makes throwback move, playing legion ball

MERRIMACK ­– At a time where the old-school standby of American Legion baseball has lost its luster around the state and even around New England, Bedford’s Patrick Harrington has looks at Legion ball as a godsend. Harrington came off a dynamite season with the Bedford High baseball team, ...

It’s official! Bedford’s Lavigne begins pro baseball career

Grant Lavigne will spend his immediate future immersed in baseball and geography. The recent Bedford High School graduate, a two-time Gatorade New Hampshire Baseball Player of the Year, signed his first professional contract and is now a member of the Colorado Rockies organization. The deal ...

BHS stars key Granite State sweep

HANOVER – New Hampshire enjoyed a two-game sweep Saturday in the Byrne Cup Twin State All-Star lacrosse games held at Hanover High School. Bedford High grads had plenty to do with the Granite State success. In the boys game, it was New Hampshire dominating by a 19-7 count. Jack Cusack ...

Drafted Monday, Lavigne powers BHS to title game

There are good weeks, and then there are weeks to remember for a lifetime. Grant Lavigne is having one of the latter. The Bedford High senior got late word on Monday night that the Colorado Rockies had selected him in the Major League Draft, 42nd overall, one of the highest picks in ...

State tennis champs!

DERRY – Advantage, Bedford. In a big way. The Bishop Guertin and Bedford High School girls tennis teams should be vying for hardware often in the next few years, and the Bulldogs easily took the first Division I title match meeting on Wednesday, 7-2. Shockingly easy, one might ...

Bulldogs sizzling on track

MERRIMACK – The Granite State’s top track and field athletes converged on Merrimack High School Saturday for the Meet of Champions, and Bedford High’s top gun did not disappoint. Lucien Mumpini, the reigning Division I champ, flexed his muscle in Saturday’s Meet of Champions by ...

BHS denied in OT

Kayli Keenan found the back of Bedford’s net to even the score with 38.4 seconds to play in regulation, and followed it up with the game-winner 42 seconds into sudden-death overtime to propel the Cardinals past the Bulldogs 10-9 in Wednesday night’s Division I girls lacrosse final at ...

Bulldog baseballers ripping up all opposition in 5-0 start

The Bedford High baseball program simply won’t let spring, and this slew of uncooperative weather, drag it down. Coming off a state runner-up season, Bedford is back at it again, 5-0 in the early going, a point that coach Billy Chapman has to be happy about. “We have plenty of room for ...

Merrimack’s Schaller having major playoff impact for B’s

The TD Garden crowd roared. Merrimack’s Tim Schaller was on the ice, pummeling Toronto’s Ron Hainsey in the first period of Saturday night’s Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Game 2 7-3 destruction of the Maple Leafs. It was his second altercation of the game, as he also had taken on ...

Bedford Athletic Club hosting FUN youth soccer program

Bedford Athletic Club is offering its 2018 Spring Soccer FUNdamentals program for six weeks, beginning on April 30 and running through June 11. Players from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade are welcome to play in the program. Skills like passing, receiving, dribbling and shooting will be ...

Bedford High teams ready to swing into spring

At a time where some schools are having trouble attracting athletes to play high school sports in the region, Bedford High School continues to be strong, fresh off an incredibly successful winter. BHS Athletic Director Corey Parker reports 491 students attempting to play spring sports, a ...

Champions crowned on court

It was championship weekend in the Bedford Rec Basketball League. Here’s a look at the title game action. Boys Grades 3-4 Cohen Investments nipped Beauchemin Real Estate, 22-21, for the title. Cohen Investments cranked up the defense in the second half, led by Max Boldeia, Jack ...

Bedford Barracudas hosting swim team signups

The Bedford Barracudas is hosting the 2018 Bedford Barracudas Swim Team Registration and Open House, Tuesday, April 3 and Tuesday, May 1, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the McKelvie Intermediate School Cafeteria. Anyone interested in learning about the program is encouraged to attend one of the sessions.

New Englands next for Bulldog power pair

NASHUA – A week after rummaging through the Division I opposition, Bedford High wrestlers AJ Pagliarulo and Chris Francis were back at it again here Saturday at the New Hampshire Meet of Champions. Each found the newcomers on the mat to their liking as they both added MOC titles to their ...

Tourney time brings out BHS’ best

It is March, and that has come to be known as “title” time for Bedford High athletes. If the early returns in February, both in track and field and wrestling, the Bulldogs on the ice and the hardwood should be ready for a couple of wild rides. First, though, this Saturday, the boys and ...

Bulldogs enjoy success at states

The Bedford boys track team had a huge Sunday at Dartmouth College, taking third overall in the Division I State Meet with 66 points. The Bulldogs picked up a pair of individual wins. Junior Aidan Kenny dominated the 600 meters, winning by nearly two seconds with a 1:23.36 clocking. His ...

Bedford boys hoop wins 10th straight

BEDFORD – Bedford’s Nolan Anderson was a match-up issue all night. The Bulldogs’ center showcased all the skills needed for an offensive player to score a game-high 22 points that included a separating sequence at the end of the third quarter into the fourth. That stretch included a ...

Bedford’s Kenny blazes at Dartmouth

Much of the top track and field talent in New England gathered last weekend at the Dartmouth Relays. The Bedford High tracksters did well to represent. Bedford’s Aidan Kenny continued his superb winter season by taking first place in the 600 meters when he broke the tape with a 1:23.74 ...