Merrimack Sports

Merrimack battles for American Legion state tourney berth

MERRIMACK – It’s the home stretch for the local senior American Legion baseball season as teams jockey for tournament position or fight just to get in . Now if only Mother Nature would cooperate. Merrimack Post 98 and Exeter Post 32 were deadlocked at 2 in the top of the fourth inning at ...

Grassini named MVP, West takes 25-14 CHaD win

MANCHESTER – 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 the sixth annual CHaD All-Star Football Game at Manchester Memorial High School. But what about the Most Valuable Play? That may ...

McKillop, fellow Tomahawks gear up for 1 more game

BEDFORD – Danny McKillop had a great multi-sport athletic career at Merrimack High School. As he moves on to Virginia Tech to study aerospace engineering, he knows that Friday’s annual CHaD East-West All-Star Football Game at Saint Anselm College starting at 7 p.m. will be probably his last ...

5 former Nashua Silver Knights selected in MLB draft

NASHUA – It was a big day on Wednesday for former Nashua Silver Knights. Five former Nashua players were drafted, while two who were expected to go didn’t get a call. Merrimack’s Mickey Gasper, a junior catcher at Bryant University who was last year’s Futures League Player of the Year, ...

Merrimack Soccer Club 2017 Fall Tryouts this week

Merrimack Soccer Club is part of the Merrimack Youth Association (MYA) soccer program, which is divided into a recreational league and Merrimack SC. As an all-volunteer organization, the Merrimack SC mission is to provide the children of Merrimack the opportunity to gain a high-level of ...

MYA holding hoop elections on June 19 at 7:30 p.m.

The Merrimack Youth Association (MYA) Basketball Program will be holding elections for positions on the Board of Directors on June 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the MYA Building. Positions are held for one year and run from July 2017 to June 2018. All volunteers and parents of an MYA participant are ...

Merrimack 10U teams play well at NHYLA state tourney

The Merrimack Youth Association 10U boys lacrosse teams competed this weekend at the New Hampshire Youth Lacrosse Association tournament, held at Souhegan High School on June 10-11. The B Division Large Field team went 2-0 on Saturday in the second tier bracket, defeating Windham 9-6 to avenge ...

Gasper could turn pro

Mickey Gasper is in baseball heaven these days. The former Nashua Silver Knight and Futures Collegiate League Offensive Player of the Year had perhaps the best season of his career as a junior at Bryant University. The question is, with the Major League Amateur Draft on Monday, is this ...

High School Highlights

Softball Division I prelims No. 5 Pinkerton 7, No. 12 Merrimack 4 The Astros (15-5) snapped a 3-3 tie with four runs in the sixth to end the Tomahawks season at 7-12 on Wednesday. Brenna Davenport led Merrimack going 2 for 4 with a triple, an RBI and a run scored. Liz Scheurich knocked in two ...

Hutchinson to represent NH at National Prospect Invite

Hutchinson to represent NH at National Prospect Invite Melanie Hutchinson, Daughter of Shari and Tim Hutchinson a ninth-grader at Merrimack High School has been named a 2017 Warrior National Lacrosse All-American and has been selected to represent the State of New ...

BG ousts Tomahawks

By TOM KING Staff Writer NASHUA – The only lightning that struck during the Bishop Guertin-Merrimack High School girls lacrosse Division I quarterfinal at Stellos Stadium early Wednesday evening was the Cardinal offense. It was electric. With storm clouds approaching, third-seeded Guertin ...

High School Highlights

BASEBALL Alvirne 11, Merrimack 2 After a shaky top half of the first inning May 17, the Broncos charged back to score eight runs in the bottom of the first and second innings to beat Merrimack. Merrimack’s Tyler DeNeill tripled to open the game and Cody Pfiefer had two hits and an RBI. For ...

High School Highlights

Softball Merrimack 13, Bishop Guertin 9 Demetria Gonzalez went 3 for 5 with three doubles, two runs and two RBIs while Oliva Kapsambelis went 3 for 4 with a homer, three RBIs and three runs scored to pace the winners on May 11. Brenna Davenport added two hits, including a homer, and two runs ...

Merrimack 12UB girls at 4-0 to start season

Merrimack 12UB girls have jumped out to a 4-0 season after recent victories over Cocheco (Dover) 10-7 and Exeter 11-4. It’s been a total team effort this season getting significant contributions from our veteran players as well as the 13 others who are in their first or second years. Hailey ...

High School Highlights

Baseball Exeter 7, Merrimack 3 The Tomahawks had trouble pushing runners home April 28 as they tallied nine hits but could only score three runs. Andrew Michaud (three hits, RBI), Alex Thornton (two hits, RBI), and Christian Adler (hit, RBI) provided the offense. Starting pitcher Justin ...

MYA elections on May 11

The Merrimack Youth Association (MYA) will be having elections for positions on the MYA Executive Board on May 11 at the MYA Building. The Nominating Committee is now accepting names for the following two-year terms: President, Treasurer, Secretary and Member at Large. Please contact the ...

Dionne finds right fit with Guilford lax

Amanda Dionne has always been looking for the right fit. She didn’t feel she had it for athletics at Merrimack High School so she transferred her junior year to Tabor Academy in Marion, Mass. That allowed her to not only play lacrosse but also girls ice hockey. Once she settled on lacrosse, ...

High School Highlights

Baseball Merrimack 12, Trinity 4 The Tomahawks came home with the win April 19 after putting a dozen runs on the board. Starting pitcher Justin Grassini went 4 1/3 innings, striking out six, and giving up three earned runs. Putting together the hits for Merrimack were Andrew Michaud (three ...

BG downs Merrimack

MERRIMACK – After an improbable run to the Division I championship game last season, Bishop Guertin stumbled out of the gate with four straight losses to start 2017. A freshman helped put the Cardinals back on track Saturday at Merrimack. Brett Anderson struck out nine while delivering 5 2/3 ...

MYA competes at New England Youth Wrestling Invitational

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program competed in the Marshwood’s New England Youth Wrestling Tournament held at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, Maine on April 1. This double elimination folkstyle, postseason tournament attracts die-hards from all over the New England region. Merrimack ...