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Bedford Bulldogs youth football wrapup

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

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

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 ...

Youth football kicks off season

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 – 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 ...

Want to give the National Anthem your best shot?

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

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 ...

NH high school athletes safe? Survey says …

The sun was beating down on the Nashua High School North football practice field on Wednesday morning, and an assistant coach was right on top of things. “You guys have been working hard, really hard,” he said. “Drink plenty of water, lots of water.” One exit down the Everett Turnpike, ...

Sedlar defends Am title

GRANTHAM – There was never a doubt. Chelsea Sedlar fired a 2-over-par 71 to run away with her second straight New Hampshire Women’s Amateur golf championship on Wednesday at Eastman Golf Links. The 19-year-old Merrimack native cleared the field by 11 strokes and became the first golfer to ...

Lavigne chosen to participate in all star games

Bedford High School’s Grant Lavigne and Souhegan High School’s Bryce Reagan continue to prove they’re two of the best baseball players New Hampshire has seen in recent years. Reagan and Lavigne, was named to the prestigious East Coast Pro Rangers and Area Code Yankees teams. The Souhegan ...

Football camp fast approaching

DURHAM – It won’t be long now. Members of the University of New Hampshire football report for preseason camp in 18 days. The 2017 season begins in dramatic fashion seven weeks from today with a “Thursday Night Throwdown” 7 p.m. game on Aug. 31 against archrival Maine to open UNH’s ...

Leahy’s TD helps West to 25-14 CHaD triumph

MANCHESTER – Bedford’s Nick Leahy set the tone on Friday, before rain and lightning put the game on hold. Team West finished the job Sunday. Merrimack’s Justin Grassini received the Bo Dickson Most Valuable Player award for the West’s 25-14 win over the East in the Sunday resumption of ...

Old-time coaches bring experience, passion to CHaD

They’re good-ol’, old-time football coaches that really go together in all kinds of weather. Make no mistake about it, the two guys running the West CHaD All-Star football team are doing things their way – the old-fashioned way. We miss former Milford coach Paul Lavigne and former ...

Exeter holds on for title

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

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, ...

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Girls lacrosse moves on to semifinals vs. Pinkerton The top-seeded Bedford girls lacrosse team moved on to the Division I semifinals on Wednesday with a 21-9 victory over eighth-seeded Concord. Bedford will face off against defending champion and fifth-seeded Pinkerton – a 7-6 winner over ...

Bulldogs win fifth title in row

The Bedford girls track and field team won its fifth consecutive Division I title on May 26 at Merrimack High School, while the boys finished in third place. The following is a list of athletes who scored points for the Bulldogs with a top six finish in their respective event. Girls 100 – 5. ...

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Bulldog Blast on Saturday The 2017 AYF/AYC Bulldog Blast will be held on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Blast, which will be held at the Puritan Backroom in Manchester, will feature a buffet dinner at 7:30, dancing, a cash bar, and a silent auction. This event will serve as one of our ...

Bulldog Blast on May 20

The 2017 AYF/AYC Bulldog Blast will be held on Saturday, May 20 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Blast, which will be held at the Puritan Backroom in Manchester, will feature a buffet dinner at 7:30, dancing, a cash bar, and a silent auction. This event will serve as one of our major fundraisers for ...

BHS softball edges Concord

In Concord, Bedford’s Katie Martin picked up her eighth win of the season with seven strikeouts. With Bedford trailing 1-0 in the sixth inning, Erin Murphy tripled and then Audrey Pederson hit a two-run triple scoring Murphy and Maddie Fraitzl. Audrey then scored the winning run scoring on a ...