Cabinet Sports

Amherst’s Jurcak earns Fisher Cats’ scholarship

For Amherst’s Jacob Yurcak, Sunday afternoon was an extremely special day at the ballpark. The recent Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School graduate stepped on to the turf at Northeast Dental Stadium and was honored as one of a dozen recipients of a $2,500 college scholarship from the ...

Milford Rotary Club hosts hundreds at 53rd annual meet

By HECTOR LONGO Staff Writer MILFORD – The 53rd annual Milford Rotary Club Swim Meet hosted hundreds of athletes from all over the region, ages 5 to 19. The Milford Rotary picks up the tab for all the entrants in 86 different events. Area swimmers who earned triple wins over the ...

Bright future straight ahead

Anyone who has seen Katie Lorden in action knows how seriously she takes her soccer. But the Milford High senior goalkeeper has one eye on the ball and the other on her long-term aspirations as a nursing student in college. We had Lorden take a few minutes from the hustle and bustle of ...

Gillis off to strong start at State Am

With the state’s top amateurs raising their level of play, nothing is coming easy this week at the 115th New Hampshire State Amateur Golf Championship at Hanover Country Club. As the field of 140 whittled its way down to the final 32 midweek, only one player from area clubs remained in the ...

Mont Vernon’s Simmond honored

Andre Simmond of Mont Vernon enjoyed a sparkling soccer career at the University of South Carolina Aiken. He capped his career in style as Simmond was named to Gold Scholars List on the Peach Belt Conference’s Presidential Honor Roll. The Gold list is the top honor for student athletes ...

Boucher has already left mark on CHaD

MANCHESTER – If you are a local business owner in the Milford area and outskirts of Greater Nashua, chances are you know recent Milford High School graduate Michael Boucher. And not just because he was a superb lineman for the Spartans football team. In the last few months, Boucher has ...

Sabers shine in lacrosse All-Star game

HANOVER – New Hampshire enjoyed a two-game sweep Saturday in the Byrne Cup Twin State All-Star lacrosse games held at Hanover High School. Area players had plenty to do with the Granite State success. In the girls game, it was New Hampshire over Vermont, 17-10. Souhegan’s Brigid Casey ...

Souhegan High Award Winners

Souhegan seniors Montague Jones and Elise Lambert, above, earned the Army Reserve Scholar-Athlete Award for this school year. Below, Mia Len and Matthew Greany were honored with Senior Sportsmanship Awards.

Milford High Spring Award Winners

Milford High School recentley honored its four-year varsity letter winners in outdoor track. They are, from left, Rebecca Durham, Michael Boucher, Tommy Herner, Neil Rafferty and Will Shepard. Missing from the photo were Blake Audibert and Aaron Leach.

CHaD football means summer is finally here

Jared Chandler had a captive audience on Friday afternoon. It was a nice day. Little golf? Beach? Trip to the Lakes Region? Nah. These graduated high schoolers, sitting in a circle on the Clement M. Lemire Complex field turf at Manchester Memorial High School were all suited up in pads and ...

Milford won’t field Senior Legion team

And then there were just two. It seems these days, the biggest state American Senior Legion baseball stories are who is not fielding a team rather than who is. And this year is no exception as the number of local Senior teams keeps shrinking. Only Merrimack Post 98 and Nashua Post 124 have ...

All-state athletes named

The state’s softball coaches named their all-state honorees and a pair of area athletes earned top awards. Milford’s Raven Comtois, in Division II, and Wilton-Lyndeborough’s Lexi Balam, in Division IV, were voted Players of the Year by the coaches. Milford’s Abby Stillwagon and ...

Dazzling performance

The Souhegan High girls 4x800 relay team, winning three straight state championships, has built up quite a legacy in New Hampshire track annals. The Sabers added a chapter on Thursday at the New Balance National Championships in Greensboro, N.C. Souhegan placed fifth overall, out of 25 ...

Souhegan track sensation Lambert pushes hard right to final weekend

The “airport dash” is not an officially-timed high school track event. Don’t tell that to Elise Lambert. Just how the recent Souhegan High graduate matriculates the distance from jetway to baggage claim with a relay leg to central parking could be the difference between super and ...

A special night to celebrate a baseball legend

MANCHESTER – If there is one name synonymous with New Hampshire high school baseball, it’s Bill Dod. This spring he completed his 50th and last season coaching in the Granite State, with a wide array of well-wishers coming together to honor him at Saturday’s New Hampshire Fisher Cats ...

Lambert, Williams crush competition at Meet of Champs

MERRIMACK– The Granite State’s top track and field athletes converged on Merrimack High School Saturday for the Meet of Champions, and the area’s top guns did not disappoint. Souhegan’s Elise Lambert continued her amazing season with a victory in the 300 hurdles. The senior clocked in ...

Sabers won’t repeat

In a rematch of last year’s championship game, the third-seeded Bedford Bulldogs defeated the second-seeded Souhegan Sabers Saturday in the Division I state semifinals, 15-8. Bedford’s Hannah McCarthy scored the game’s first goal just over a minute into the game, reaching a hat trick by ...

Amazing Dod Baseball Era ends

HANOVER – Moises Celaya threw 116 pitches, Joey Perras produced a game-winning RBI and the Hanover baseball team eliminated Souhegan from the NHIAA Division II playoffs with a thrilling, 6-5 victory, Thursday at the Dresden Athletic Fields. Celaya, the Marauders’ ace, had a workmanlike ...

Newest Silver Knight feels right at home

The text messages were back and forth much of the spring. Bryce Reagan always wanted to know how his former high school team and coach were doing. “I missed him a lot, I missed all the coaches,” the former Souhegan standout and newest Nashua Silver Knight said of the now retired Bill ...

Souhegan girls fall to Mass. power Norwell

AMHERST – Was it simply a letdown from an intense week against equally intense competition? Or was it simply that the visiting team was far superior? Perhaps it was a little of the former and a lot of the latter that allowed the visiting Norwell (Mass.) High School girls lacrosse team to ...