Cabinet Sports

Learn pain-relieving exercises

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 ...

Sports Talk

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,” ...

High School Highlights

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

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 ...

Bishop belts three home runs to life Milford softball team

Stephanie Bishop blased three homers and drove in eight runs on Saturday to lead the defending champion No. 4 Spartans back to the semifinals with a 12-7 win over No. 5 Plymouth. Amanda Atkinson ripped a three-run homer for Milford (16-3), while Carley Holtshouser went 3 for 4 with three runs ...

Souhegan girls lacrosse team plays for title

Editor’s note: No. 2 Souhegan was scheduled to play No. 1 Bedford for the Division I girls lacrosse title on Wednesday night. Results were not available by Cabinet press time. EXETER – Four Souhegan High School girls graduated Friday night and matriculated their way into uncharted ...

Sabers back in baseball semis

Editor’s note: After a rainout on Tuesday, the second-seeded Souhegan baseball team was scheduled to play No. 3 Windham in the Division II semfinals at Southern New Hampshire University. Results were not available by Cabinet press time, but can be found at NHIAA.org. AMHERST – Bryce Reagan ...

High School Highlights

Milford sophomore Viankah Williams shook the rust off an injury-slowed spring to defend her titles in the 100 and 200 dashes at the Division II championships, helping the Spartans take home a runner-up plaque Saturday at Kennett High School. She took the 100 in 12.65 seconds and finished the ...

Wyborney takes over Souhegan girls soccer

AMHERST – For the second time in five months, a Nashua High School North varsity coach is leaving to take a similar position at Souhegan High School. Dan Wyborney has stepped down as the Titans girls soccer coach and is taking the same job at Souhegan. However, Wyborney will remain a teacher ...

All in a day’s work for lacrosse star

AMHERST – Sometimes we just have to pack a lot into one day but Saturday of this Memorial Day weekend proved to be a challenge met well for one local athlete. McKinley Curro Sbordone, of Amherst, was busily coaching the New Hampshire-Vermont team at the girl’s National High School ...

Souhegan tennis teams fall in D-II tourney

NASHUA – All season long, Souhegan High School girls tennis coach Bo Dean had been counting on his team’s depth. However, when faced with the ultimate test against No. 2 Windham in Friday’s Division II semifinals, the third seeded Sabers’ well ran dry to the tune of an 8-1 defeat. The ...