Merrimack Sports

3 MYA wrestlers nab titles at Chelmsford

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program competed in the annual Chelmsford Youth Wrestling Tournament held at Chelmsford High School in Chelmsford, Mass., on Jan. 8. Merrimack brought 16 wrestlers to compete with individual results below. Kindergartners Andrew Schuster and Tyler Colon both ...

Growing pains; penalties haunt Tomahawks against Bow

By TOM KINGStaff Writer MANCHESTER - The best advice Merrimack High School hockey coach Matt Davis has for his team this young season is simple: The box is bad. The penalty box, that is. The Tomahawks' fell to 0-3 in Division II after giving up four power -play goals in a 6-0 loss to Bow on ...

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Tomhawks place 3rd at Nor'Easter Invitational Six Tomahawks placed in the top four on Friday at the Hollis Brookline Nor'easter Invitational to finish in third place as a team. Merrimack was led by three runner-up showings from Julien Hovan (138 pounds), Adam Black (220) and Chad Mason (285). ...

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Merrimack Soccer Club tryouts 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 ...

MYA Wrestling produces 2 champions, 2 runners-up

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program competed in the Jon Spohn Memorial Wrestling Classic held at Salem High School in Salem on Sunday. This is a qualifying tournament for the Gene Mills Eastern Nationals and attracts great talent from the area. Merrimack sent 18 wrestlers to compete with ...

Merrimack wrestling takes third place at Milford-Souhegan

Three Merrimack wrestlers won championships in a field of 11 teams from around New England on Saturday at the 25th annual Milford-Souhegan Invitational. Merrimack finished as the top New Hampshire team at the tournament with three champions - Julien Hovan (138 pounds), Dom Damata (195) and ...

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Floras provides a spark for SNHU men's basketball Merrimack graduate Dimitri Floras, a 6-foot-3 junior guard, has played a major role in the Southern New Hampshire University men's basketball team's 6-0 start to the season. Heading into Wednesday night's game at Stonehill, Floras has averaged ...

Tomahawks ready to wrestle

By Merrimack Journal staff Merrimack opened the wrestling season on Wednesday and the team hopes to take advantage of some strong returners, along with promising newcomers this season. The Tomahawks lost 14 seniors - most notably standout and Meet of Champions runner-up Mitchell McMahon - to ...

Merrimack Soccer Club to hold tryouts

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 ...

Among the best; Fischer claims 49th at Nike Cross Country Nationals

By Merrimack Journal staff Caroline Fischer is only a freshman, but she can run among the top teenagers in the country. Fischer, a Bishop Guertin freshman and native of Merrimack, finished 49th out of 199 finishers at the Nike Cross Country Nationals on Saturday at Glendoveer Golf Course in ...

Riv tops DWC in final chapter of women’s basketball rivalry

By TOM KING Staff Writer NASHUA - The final chapter wasn't one the Daniel Webster College women's basketball team will want to re-read. The Rivier University-DWC women's basketball rivalry ended in one-sided fashion on Nov. 22, with the Raiders rolling, 81-66, at Riv's Muldoon Center. It was, ...

Merrimack Soccer Club to hold tryouts

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 ...

NHIAA all-state volleyball teams

DIVISION I Player of the Year Lauren Hatch, Concord Coach of the Year Mike McDonnell, Exeter. JV Coach of the Year Matt Box, Bishop Guertin. First team Amanda Wetmore, Alvirne; Jill Rabasco, Bishop Guertin; Caitlyn Shea, Concord; Lauren Hatch, Concord; Mary Zlotosch, Dover; Sydney Johnson, ...

NH Tennis Academy offers new scholarship

If asked to locate the top tennis academies on a map, most people would quickly point to Florida, Texas, or California. For years, serious junior players have had to travel out of New England to find suitable tennis training centers. Which is why New Hampshire Tennis Academy founder and ...

’Hawks ousted in OT

BEDFORD - The Tomahawks were one play away. Clinging to a touchdown lead with only 2.9 seconds left on the clock, Merrimack watched Bedford's last-gasp pass fall incomplete and the Tomahawks began to celebrate a trip to the Division I championship game. The jubilation was short-lived, ...

Jolly named student athlete of the month

NASHUA - Elise Jolly, a senior at Merrimack, and Patrick Gillis, a senior at Exeter High School, have been named the Apple Therapy Student Athletes of the Month for October. Jolly is a member of the Tomahawks volleyball team, and just set the state record for most blocks. She has also run ...

Merrimack volleyball sweeps away South, falls at Dover in QF

By GEORGE SCIONE Staff Writer MERRIMACK - On paper, it was supposed to be a relatively easy 3-0 win for sixth-seeded Merrimack. The Tomahawks may have recorded that three-set win in their Division I preliminary round match on Oct. 26, but there was nothing easy about it. Eleventh-seeded ...

Grassini ties TD record

By ANDREW SYLVIA Correspondent MERRIMACK - Merrimack quarterback Justin Grassini recorded a pair of touchdown passes in a 39-16 victory over Goffstown, giving him a share of the NHIAA record for TD passes in a season. Coming into the game with 33 passing touchdowns, Grassini's 34th appeared ...