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Several earn three victories at Milford Rotary Swim Meet

The 52nd annual Milford Rotary Swim Meet took place on Saturday and Sunday at Keyes Memorial Park. The event, which is free for the participants, attracted hundreds of swimmers from around the area. The following swimmers earned first place in three events: Division 1 Concord YMCA – Lucie ...

Milford Rotary Swim Meet Results

52nd Annual MIlford Rotary Swim Meet July 15-16 Girls 8 & Under 100 Yard IM Division 3 1, Kenndey, Libby, JVST-NE, 2:02.77. 2, Mallya, Natasha A, PRDE-NE, 2:16.47. 3, DeHoyos, Avery M, STRM-NE, 2:36.19. Girls 8 & Under 100 Yard IM Division 2 1, Wilson, Keara L, INF-NE, 1:40.34. 2, ...

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Breakers hold on for scoreless draw Despite failing to record a shot on goal, the Boston Breakers managed to hold on for a scoreless draw on Saturday at home against the second-place Chicago Red Stars. Milford graduate Morgan Andrews continued her recent streak of playing time and was on the ...

Souhegan’s Reagan picked to play in Area Code Games

Souhegan High School’s Bryce Reagan continues to prove he’s one of the best baseball players New Hampshire has seen in recent years. Reagan, along with Bedford’s Grant Lavigne, was named to the prestigious East Coast Pro Rangers and Area Code Yankees teams. The Souhegan shortstop, this ...

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 ...

Ethier wins NHGA Junior

GOFFSTOWN – Nashua Country Club members Tommy Ethier and Jack Brown have played countless rounds of golf together. Next time the friends tee off, Ethier will own the bragging rights – and a bigger trophy to prove it. Ethier, a recent Bishop Guertin graduate, took control early and closed ...

Catalinas perform in Massachusetts

The Catalinas Synchronized Swim Team of the Granite YMCA recently competed in the 2017 New England Synchronized Swim Association North & South Novice Invitational & Intermediate, Age Group and Masters Championships at Central Mass. YWCA in Worcester, Mass. In the Age Group 18-19 ...

Lavigne still shows passion for coaching

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 ...

Legion still has talent, but hurting for players

NASHUA – Rick Harvey had a player meeting for the Hudson American Legion Post 48 baseball junior and senior program back in December. After sending out at least 60 emails, seven players showed up – and only one was there for the senior Legion team. He waited a couple more months, but by ...

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 ...

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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

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,” ...