Cabinet Sports

Infinity swimmers at top of their game

Infinity Swim Club of Milford participated in the New England NSSC Regional Meet at St. John’s Prep in Danvers Mass., recently. In order to be eligible to swim at this meet, swimmers must achieve certain time standards for their age group. In all, 52 swimmers from Infinity Swim Club, ages ...

Solid season finale on mat

NASHUA – Souhegan High School sent four wrestlers to this past weekend’s NHIAA Meet of Champions, and two Sabers found their way to the podium. Junior James Raiser closed out his year at 24-14 and claimed fourth place overall in the meeting of the state’s top mat competitors. Raiser, ...

Dozen area wrestlers place at Division II State Wrestling Meet

GOFFSTOWN – When the Granite State’s high school wrestling elite convene Saturday at Nashua South High School for the Meet of Champions, Cabinet Country will be well-represented. A dozen wrestlers total from Milford High and Souhegan High earned their trips to the MOC with solid ...

It’s time to return to two divisions

GOFFSTOWN — Nobody appreciates the battle turned in daily, the grind, the physical and emotional wear-and-tear every high school wrestler endures from the first week of December all the way through February. It can be a brutal, character-building ride. So you can understand the powers ...

Clutch win for WLC boys keeps playoff hopes alive

Dangling at the bottom of the Division IV playoff picture in a clump of 6-11 teams, the Wilton-Lyndeborough boys delivered a huge 65-37 victory over Nute on Monday to all but assure a spot in the upcoming state tourney. The Warriors finished the regular season at 7-11. The news is not so ...

Sabers’ Paquette charges to finish

If you want to stir some emotion in Souhegan High School girls hockey coach Kelli Braley, just ask her about the program’s leading scorer, senior Shannon Paquette. “You want to make me cry?” Braley said. That’s the reality Braley faces after this season, as the Sabers’ benchmark ...

Souhegan boys fall at Pelham

PELHAM – A matchup with 7-2 Souhegan traveling to 9-2 Pelham, at least on paper, certainly could have or should have made for one of those special late January nights. The Souhegan boys just didn’t see it that way. The Sabers struggled early then got rocked to sleep in a sluggish third, ...

South-Pelham skaters edge North-Souhegan

NASHUA -- They are becoming the Kings of Comebacks. The Nashua High School South-Pelham hockey team lately hasn’t gotten rattled trailing by multiple goals. They rallied from a three goal deficit the other day to beat Alvirne-Milford, but Monday night was even more special for them as they ...

Let’s go Pats!

There’s no doubting how fierce a pair of Patriots fans that Braylon Cudworth, left, of Hollis, and Sean Fiffield, right, of Milford really are. The pair woke up at 4:30 a.m. on Sunday and got in line at 7 a.m. for the Super Bowl Sendoff at Gillette Stadium. It was cold, but the boys were ...

Tracksters tune up for Super Sunday championships

By HECTOR LONGO Staff Writer With the state meet looming on Super Bowl Sunday, several area track athletes took the Sweet Oval at UNH for one final tuneup. Milford and Souhegan competed in the morning session. Souhegan’s Arielle Zlotnick was the lone individual winner on the girls ...

Milford fights on through tough campaign

HOLLIS – Milford High School girls basketball coach Len Kulikowski knew there’d be nights this season like Tuesday’s 57-13 loss at the hands of local rival and defending Division II state champion Hollis Brookline. No one expected anything different from this game. It’s keeping these ...

Fortin, Milford boys run past gritty Cavaliers

MILFORD – At some point, the lessons and the battle scars will pay dividends. Tuesday night, it was Milford High putting its on-the-job training to proper use, playing a solid four quarters and knocking off a hungry Hollis Brookline boys squad, 55-49. The result further muddled the ...

Milford’s Williams eyes ‘grand’ return

Of all the pains incurred by injury to a high school athlete, one stands out most ... Loneliness. “It’s not the physical, it’s the mental part,” said Milford High sprint sensation Viankah Williams. “Pushing through on your own each day? That’s the hard part.” If things were ...

Souhegan surging after road win at HB

HOLLIS – The high school basketball season can often hinge on survival skills. If Tuesday night’s 52-38 win at defending Division II state champion Hollis Brookline is any indication, Souhegan High coach Peter Pierce has to be riding high into the weekend. The Sabers, now 6-1, entered ...

On-ice steps for North-Souhegan

Josh Lavoie was faced with his first real challenge as a varsity head coach, a month into his first season with the North-Souhegan boys hockey team. He somehow had to try to urge the Saber-Titans to wipe out the memory of a brutal four-game stretch in which they had been outscored 29-2. He ...

Milford’s Robinson rolls to Dartmouth Relays win

What a weekend it was for a handful of area athletes at the prestigious Dartmouth Relays. Milford’s Lauren Robinson, the University of Alabama-Birmingham commit, rolled to victory in the championship mile. The senior rolled in 5:08.46. Souhegan’s sensational freshman Chloe Trudel ...

Roundup: Milford tracksters sharp

The Milford High and Souhegan High girls track teams headed up to UNH to compete in a six-team meet on Sunday morning. The Spartan girls took second, and Souhegan was fifth in the event. Sophomore Renee Wilson had a busy and extremely productive day for Milford, winning the long jump with a ...

DeBernardo helps Spartans to fifth at Invitational

AMHERST – Among the 13 scoring teams, Hollis Brookline High School turned in the top area performance, claiming third place at the Milford-Souhegan Invitational Wrestling Tournament with 130 points. The Cavs celebrated three individual champs, placing behind tourney winner Coventry, R.I., ...

Milford High football crew honored

Making the Division II playoffs and finishing with a 6-3 record, the Milford High football team enjoyed a superb season. The Spartans had some excellent help along the way, especially at home. Recently, the NH Football Officials Association has recognized Milford High School as the Division ...

Winter sports season kicks off

New Hampshire girls hockey expands to 16 teams this winter, and Souhegan coach Kelli Braley enthusiastically embraces the growth. “Now that it’s 16 teams, we’re not playing anybody twice anymore, and it makes for a lot more parity,” Braley said. “I think Hanover and Exeter will be ...