Bedford Sports

Bedford girls claim state title

The Bedford girls indoor track team claimed the Division I championship on Sunday at Dartmouth College. The Bulldogs finished with 83 points to edge runner-up Pinkerton (80). Bishop Guertin (53), Manchester Central (43) and Londonderry (29) rounded out the top five. Leya Salis broke the ...

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2017 Bedford Babe Ruth Baseball League Registration The Bedford Babe Ruth Baseball 13-16 Division registration is now open for players born between May 1, 2000, and April 30, 2004. To register go to www.bedfordbaberuth.com. Registration for Palomino (17-18) and Throrobred (19-23) will open in ...

FCBL to use home run derby after 10 innings

By TOM KING Staff Writer NASHUA - Late-night, extra-inning marathons for the Nashua Silver Knights at Holman Stadium will be a thing of the past. That's because of a historic rule created by the Futures Collegiate Baseball League in which regular season games tied after 10 innings decided by ...

USTA recognizes Bedford residents

BEDFORD - USTA (United States Tennis Association) New England has announced it selected Bedford resident Taylor Suozzo as its 2016 Girls 14 and Under Junior Sportsmanship Award winner. It also selected Bedford resident Deb LaPress as its 2016 New Hampshire Volunteer of the Year. Suozzo and ...

Bedford Girls basketball recreation summaries

7/8 Grade Small Green Computer 24, Bedford Friends of Recreation 22 Trailing by 8 late in the 2nd half, Faith Laliberte scored 6 straight pts to bring SGC within 2. Izzy Spain tied it up and finished with 10 points. Roisi Russell and Delaney Goterch led a swarming full court press. Anna ...

Executive Swim performs well at New England Sr. Championships

The Executive Swim recently took part in the New England Swimming Senior Championships over the weekend of Dec. 15-18. The meet, the highest held in New England, took place at Worcester Poly Technical Institute and was attended by over 50 swim clubs, including New York. The team finished in ...

Bulldogs roll past Alvirne

HUDSON - The Bedford High School girls basketball players lived up to their nickname on Wednesday night at Alvirne's C.J. Steckevicz Gym. They were Bulldogs. The Broncos likely hadn't had a team play defense against them all season the way Bedford did, and thus they are unbeaten no longer, ...

Bedford basketball recreation summaries

5/6 Grade Cohen Investments 12, Bedford Mens Club 6 Cohen Investments won a close game 12-6 over Bedford Men's Club. Elif. Cakir., Sofia Watts and Skylar Cohen led the offense for Cohen. The defense was led by Ryan Leshner, Savanah Davis, Emily Lyon and Emma Watts. Bedford Friends of Rec 24, ...

Jags D-14 2nd at nationals

The Bedford Jaguar Division 14 Cheer team had a fantastic performance on the mat at the AYC Nationals on Dec. 10. The squad, competing against 12 other teams from across the country in their division. They gave a flawless performance that wowed the crowd and made their coaches proud. The team ...

Salis invited to Junior Mile

BOSTON - Bedford's Leya Salis will lead some of the nation's top middle-distance runners in the Junior Mile at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, organizers announced Tuesday. Tickets are now on sale at www.nbindoorgrandprix.com or by calling 1-877-849-8722. Salis was the winner of the 2017 ...

‘Perfect storm’; Bedford rallies late in 4th to hand 49-48 loss to South

By ANDREW SYLVIACorrespondent NASHUA - Trailing by eight with less than two minutes left on the clock, Bedford put together the perfect storm. The Bulldogs rallied late and sealed a 49-48 victory at Nashua South on Jan. 6, a score that demonstrated just how close the contest was for large ...

Bedford girls recreation teams play well in games

3-4 grade girls BAC 14, Seaboard 12 BAC wins their third game in the final minute defeating Seaboard 14-12. Another great offensive efforts by Amaya Scott and Mel McCarthy. A big defensive play by Marin Slosberg proved to secure the win. BAC played well defensively hold them to just 4 pts in ...

Bedford Cross Country Ski Club in full swing

The 21st season of free skiing on the Legacy Park ski trails started on Monday Dec 12th with the first measurable snowfall of the season. Yes, the skiing and snowshoeing is free for all who want to enjoy the beauty of the 5 kilometers of groomed trails. The Ski Club maintains the trails and ...

HB boys start slow, rout Grizzlies

Boys Basketball Hollis Brookline 57, Goffstown 35 The Cavaliers weren't going to let a nine-point deficit in the first quarter prevent them from starting the season 2-0. Fortunately for HB, the squad managed to outscore Goffstown 53-21 the rest of the way, leading to a convincing victory on ...

Merrimack stops Spaulding for 43-34 win

By MICHAEL ABELSONCorrespondent MERRIMACK - It was a scratch-and-claw kind of night at Taylor Gym, and it was rebounds that told the tale. The Merrimack boys basketball team crashed the glass to the tune of a 36-20 rebounding advantage against Spaulding and did everything else necessary to ...

Jags win nationals

The Bedford Jaguars (Division 10 Large Red) cheer squad took the mats Dec. 11 at the 2016 American Youth Cheer National Championship Competition in Lakeland, Fla.This team of great heart and perseverance were rewarded for their efforts with a National Championship title. This remarkable group ...

FCBL loses one team, Silver Knights gain one home game

It's official: The Futures Collegiate League will be down to nine teams for the 2017 season. The Torrington Titans, for at least this summer and perhaps beyond, will go dark and as a result one team will be off each night during the seventh FCBL campaign as the schedule was released on ...

Tomahawks sweep Sunday meet at UNH

Indoor track Merrimack sweeps at UNH The Merrimack girls won the afternoon session at the University of New Hampshire on Sunday with 67 points, followed by Bishop Guertin (45), Salem (45), ConVal (38), Dover (22), Pelham (22), Portsmouth Christian (16) and Bow (14). The Tomahawk boys wouldn't ...

Merrimack romps past Pinkerton

MERRIMACK - Back in October, the Merrimack football team hung 68 points on Pinkerton. The Tomahawks couldn't quite match that point total in its boys basketball season opener, but the result was just as good. Danny McKillop and Ian Cummings scored 16 points apiece as the Tomahawks started the ...

Boy Scouts offer Christmas tree pickup

Hollis Boy Scout Troop 12 is offering a Christmas tree pick-up service for Hollis residents. Trees will be picked up every Saturday from Dec. 31 to Jan. 14. All proceeds from this service benefit our big trip to Wyoming in August 2017. Suggested donation is at least $10 per tree. To schedule ...