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Andrews named ACC’s top freshman

Cabinet Sports

Notre Dame freshman midfielder Morgan Andrews, of Milford, garnered three separate honors, including her selection as the 2013 ACC Freshman of the Year. She also was named an All-ACC Second Team choice (one of just three rookies to make any of the three all-conference squads this season), and ...

Souhegan beats Hanover on PKs in semis

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EXETER – For more than 50 minutes, Dwayne Andreasen thought last Wednesday’s Division II semifinal was finally going to be the game in which his Souhegan High School girls soccer team would have an easy time with Hanover. But for the next 50, he hoped his team just had the ...

South falls to Keene in West Conference title game

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NASHUA – Alex Parenteau and the rest of the Blackbirds swooped into Stellos Stadium with a vengeance Saturday afternoon, then flew the coop with the West Conference title under wing and a semifinal home game to look forward to next week. Nashua High School South football fans are ...

Seniors finish up with another title

Cabinet Sports

Every time Mikaela Sullivan walks through the Souhegan High School gym, her eyes fall on the girls soccer championship banners. The senior goalkeeper sees the nine consecutive championships the school won from 1992-2000. She sees the year 2011 up there as well, a championship that she helped ...

Sabers make it a dozen

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MANCHESTER – If the opinion of anyone in Amherst or Mont Vernon mattered, the Souhegan High School girls soccer team already had Saturday’s Division II championship won. But no matter what the third-seeded Sabers’ friends and fans said, the players and coaches ...

Bedford Sports Talk

Bedford Sports

JAGUARS Cheerleading The Bedford Jaguars Division 10, 12 and 13 cheerleading teams successfully defended their state champion titles, as each gave an amazing performance Saturday at the NHAYC State Cheerleading Competition. The Division 8 squad gave an outstanding performance on the day, and ...

Bedford scores late to move on to D-I final

Bedford Sports

Nothing comes easy when you get to the Division I girls soccer semifinals. Especially if you’re involved in a Bedford High School-Pinkerton Academy battle. These two teams were evenly matched, and in fact in 160 minutes against each other this season, the final count was 1-1. But the ...

Unwanted surprise

Bedford Sports

Kurt Hines stood near the East end zone of the Bedford High School football field Friday night, hands on hips, a dazed look in his eyes, as if someone played a cruel practical joke on him, his coaching staff and his players. In a sense, someone had – after starting the season 6-0, ...

Hollis Brookline Sports Talk

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HIGH SCHOOL Cross Country Hollis Brookline’s Emma Newton led the Cavaliers at the Meet of Champions on Nov. 2, finishing second in the girls race in 18 minutes, 18.3 seconds. Sarah Cramton also finished in the top 25, coming in 23rd in 19:38.9, and the Cavs finished seventh as a ...

Hollis Brookline volleyball falls to Nashua North

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John Connelly had a simple message for his Nashua High School North girls volleyball team before last Thursday’s playoff game against Hollis Brookline. The Titans needed five games to beat the Cavaliers during the regular season, so the North coach told his players they needed to ...

Final four bound

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There are positives to getting a playoff bye, and there are negatives. The No. 2 Hollis Brookline High School boys soccer team experienced the negative early, as No. 7 Con-Val took an early lead in Sunday’s Division II quarterfinal. But the Cavaliers were able to regroup, scoring ...

Cavaliers crush Sabers, end with a victory

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The Hollis Brookline football team did not have the hottest start to their season, losing their first five games. At that point, it was clear to first-year head coach Rich Bergskaug that simply showing an improvement would signify a good season. In the Cavaliers’ regular season ...

Merrimack opens tourney with win over Nashua South

Merrimack Sports

Merrimack volleyball took the court against a familiar opponent last Thursday, but was greeted with a bit of a surprise. The No. 2 Tomahawks swept No. 15 Nashua South in the first round of the playoffs, after facing deficits in all the three games. Merrimack was victorious by scores of 25-18, ...

Tomahawks end with blowout loss to Astros

Merrimack Sports

Perhaps playing with Pinkerton Academy for a full game is a goal for another day. The Merrimack football team (3-6) did all it could to hang in there for a half, but in the end, it was the Astros who blew the doors off the Tomahawks, 63-21, in their final game of the 2013 regular ...

Devil of a time

Merrimack Sports

The Merrimack High School girls volleyball team played with confidence and poise all season. That wasn’t the case against Salem on Tuesday night. To the surprise of Merrimack head coach Tammy Lambrou, the No. 2 Tomahawks seemed nervous at the start of the match and struggled to stay ...

Cabinet Sports

CROSS COUNTRY Nov. 2: Meet of Champions The Souhegan High School boys cross country team, led by a fifth-place finish by Eli Moskowitz, finished in fourth place at the Meet of Champions on Saturday afternoon. Nashua South was the unofficial home team for the meet, which was held at Mine ...

Souhegan opens playoffs with win over Lebanon

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AMHERST – The Souhegan High School girls soccer team had a game plan for Wednesday’s Division II first-round game against Lebanon. The Sabers wanted to keep the ball to the outside, away from the middle, where Souhegan coach Dwayne Andreasen felt the Raiders were bigger and ...

Souhegan loses finale to Hollis Brookline

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AMHERST – The Hollis Brookline football team did not have the hottest start to their season, losing their first five games. At that point, it was clear to first-year head coach Rich Bergskaug that simply showing an improvement would signify a good season. In the Cavaliers’ ...

Milford ends season with a win

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LACONIA – On a fairly warm Friday evening after Halloween Laconia hosted Milford in the regular season finale, with the Spartans taking a 34-27 victory, bringing their record to 6-3, good for third place in the Division II South Conference. Mitchell Banuskevich’s 2-yard ...

Jaguars score late to beat Spartans in preliminary round

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WINDHAM – For a girls soccer team that until the last day of the regular season wasn’t even expected to be in the Division II girls soccer tournament, Milford High School certainly played as if it belonged all along. The No. 15 Spartans gave No. 2 Windham a scare on ...