Cabinet Sports

Souhegan girls sharp at first major meet of spring

PELHAM – As early in the season as it is and as miserable as the weather has chosen to be this spring, the first major meet of the spring track season was held over the weekend. To no surprise, the defending indoor state champion girls team for Souhegan High School made an absolute ...

‘Souhegan Skullers look for a few good ‘players’

Chuck Dunbar really can’t explain it, but this winter really took its toll on the Souhegan Scullers golf group. “I’ve been involved in this league for 28 years and this is the worst I’ve ever seen,” said Dunbar. “Usually, at the most we lose two or three guys. This year, we’ve ...

Souhegan lacrosse teams off to sparkling starts

It is extremely early in the spring season, but if the early results mean anything, you have to like what’s happening on the Souhegan lacrosse field. Both the boys and girls teams have been perfect in the early going, combining to be off to a 5-0 start to the season. Here’s look recent ...

Schools: Guertin to honor fallen alum

Prior to Friday night’s 7 p.m. game vs. Merrimack at Holman Stadium, at 6:30 p.m., the Bishop Guertin baseball team will honor the memory of late 1991 BG graduate and baseball player Brian Kinney with a memorial plaque. Kinney died tragically aboard United Flight 179 on Sept. 11 ...

Summer hoop registrations on tap in May

The Milford Summer Basketball League will hold signups at the Light of the World Christian Church on Saturday, May 5 fom 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Thursday, May 10 from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, May 12 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. The signups are for boys and girls currently in Grades 4-8, limited to the first 88 ...

Milford High School seeking coaches

Milford High School is seeking a varsity boys soccer coach, junior varsity boys soccer coach and junior varsity girls basketball coach. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to Marc Maurais at MMaurais@milfordk12.org. Applications can be ...

Area sports teams take to track, fields, courts

The spring sports action has begun across the region, with the help of Mother Nature or not. Here’s a look at some results from early this week. Softball Wilton-Lyndeborough 3, Nute 0 Lexi Balam got the upper hand in a pitching battle striking out 15 and allowing one hit for the ...

Season Previews: Softball so strong

Milford High softball, per usual, is right back atop the heap in Division II. “I don’t ever have a rebuilding year,” said Jim Rines, coach of the two-time defending state champion Spartans. “I expect our team to compete on every pitch and work harder than our competition every ...

Milford High selling old banners to pay for replacements

Milford High School has a goal – to purchase new individual sport championship banners for its newly furbished gymnasium. The banners will give a fresh, new acknowledgement to the school’s growing number of state championship teams. But that comes with a price, and an opportunity. The ...

Souhegan looking for return trip to state title game

AMHERST – Simply put, Bill Dod expects his 50th season as a high school baseball coach to be just as rewarding as the previous 49. But can this group of Souhegan Sabers make it special? “This team is excited for the challenges to compete in Division II,” said the veteran coach, who is ...

Milford girls tennis taking step up

The Milford High girls tennis team went winless a year ago, but fifth-year coach Nancy McManus may have just conjured up the winning recipe. The coach will mix the valuable experience gained a year ago with a dangerous gang of newcomers. “We’re looking strong with some talented ...

Lack of boys ends tennis at WLC

Tennis anyone? Not many have answered that call at Wilton-Lyndenborough Middle High School. A few years ago, the Warriors boys tennis team had an alum, Keith Bujak, playing at the next level - first at Franklin Pierce University, then at Elmira College. That was seen as a pretty good ...

Total dedication

Milford High ski coach Steve McClallen is with his five four-year varsity ski team honorees, from left, Ethan Tronkowski, Grant Bonczar, Parker Lambert, Colin MacGrath,

College baseball in full swing

As we turn the page from March to April we notice that a handful of area collegiate baseballers are on their way this season. Nobody had a better debut than Milford’s Ryan Britton a junior at UMass Dartmouth. Britton faced Becker in his first start of the season and looked dynamite, ...

Milford boys hoop sees bright future

HOLLIS – If sports are supposed to be educational, Milford High boys hoop coach Dan Murray had a major lesson unfold for his team over the final couple weeks of the season into the playoffs. Milford was eliminated Friday by top-seeded Hollis Brookline, 46-33, in the Division II state ...

Letting winter season linger

The winter was season was long, and the recent barrages of snow seem to make it not want to end. Athletically, at the region’s high school’s it has, though. And what a winter it was. Here’s a look, in no specific order, as some of the highlights of an amazing winter ...

Milford senior earns trip to NEs

By Hector Longo Staff Writer NASHUA – The from the moment Ricky DeBernardo traded in his football helmet for wrestling head gear in November was simple. Spend the first weekend in March in Providence. Not as a tourist or just a fan of high school wrestling. Last Saturday at the New ...

Saber girls take step one

GOFFSTOWN – It was the Shannon Paquette Puck Show at Saint Anselm College’s Sullivan Arena on Tuesday night. And as a result, history was made. The Sabers forward scored four times to give Souhegan its first girls hockey tournament victory ever, 4-1, over St. Thomas-Winnacunnet in the ...

Len, Sabers miss playoffs

AMHERST – Finishing at 7-11 in Division II, the Souhegan girls basketball team fell just short of the goal to qualify for the state playoffs. Coach Michael Heaney took an honest look at the finish and the situation. “We had a bit more than our share of injuries and illness and never ...

State’s finest track stars off to New Englands

The hangover from an amazing Super Sunday, which had nothing to do with football, has worn off. The Souhegan High and Milford High girls track teams, last seen separated by .03 seconds for a state title in early February, have had ample time to recover. The elite athletes from both squads are ...