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Merrimack Middle School Wrestling team competes

Merrimack Sports

Merrimack Middle School Wrestling team competed in the 2018 NH Middle School “Meet of Champions” state tournament held at Kearsarge Regional Middle School on Sunday March 17th. The wrestling Hatchets placed 6th as a team out of 31 teams represented with individual results below. Eighth ...

Tomahawks boys hoop falls at Spaulding

Merrimack Sports

ROCHESTER – Come playoff time, the formula for the underdog road upset win in Division I boys basketball grows pretty standard: Play loose, defend with all you have, play with grit, be smart and make shots. Tuesday night before a super crowd at the Rochester Community Center, 14th-seeded ...

Gallant Merrimack hockey run ends in state semifinals

Merrimack Sports

CONCORD - In retrospect, Wednesday night’s Division II hockey semifinal vs. No. 2 Dover for the Merrimack High School Tomahawks wasn’t about the present, it was about the future. It became pretty apparent early on in the Green Wave’s 8-1 win at Everett Arena that the upstart No. 6 ...

Roller-coaster season for Admirals closes in playoff loss

Cabinet Sports

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – In the game of hockey, it takes only a split second to change one’s fortunes. Sometimes even less than that. Oyster River’s Liam Spurling scored the tying goal with just two-tenths of a second left on the second period clock, and the No. 9 Bobcats took that ...

Weird end to Spartans’ February

Cabinet Sports

HOLLIS – It has to go down as one of the most miserable months of February in history. And yet, the Milford High boys basketball team survived. Even with the Spartans’ seventh straight loss to close out the regular season. The hosts from Hollis Brookline High hadn’t won a game in ...

Souhegan’s Trudel opens eyes at New Englands

Cabinet Sports

The ground around us may not look like it, but the outdoor track season is now upon us. The indoor season for the region’s elite track athletes concluded Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston with the New England Interscholastic Championships. Chloe Trudel of Souhegan ran a ...

Silver Knights sold to Worcester owner

Cabinet Sports

NASHUA – A Nashua Silver Knights off-season of upheaval and change has been hit with the ultimate new development: Owner Drew Weber has announced he is in the process of selling the Futures Collegiate League franchise to Worcester Bravehearts owner John Creedon, Jr. The team, both Weber ...

Eliminated from playoffs by Lebanon-Stevens-Kearsarge

Cabinet Sports

GOFFSTOWN – All in all, considering the whirlwind that the Souhegan High girls hockey team had been through, it wasn’t that bad a spot to be in, down 5-4 with six minutes left in the state tourney first-rounder with Shannon Paquette streaking down right wing on a partial ...

Admirals fall, set for playoffs

Cabinet Sports

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – It hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing for the Admirals lately. But the Alvirne-Milford boys hockey team is hoping the second season will be their better season, after limping into the Division II tournament with four straight losses, including Saturday’s 8-3 ...

Oyster River stops Souhegan

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – The Souhegan Sabers kept things close, but ultimately couldn’t come up with a win, falling 58-52 to Oyster River on Friday night. Things remained tight throughout much of the contest, with the both teams taking 27 points apiece into the halftime break, with Souhegan senior ...

Infinity swimmers at top of their game

Cabinet Sports

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

Cabinet Sports

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, ...

Bulldogs ride ‘Morgan Magic’

Bedford Sports

BEDFORD – Absolutely smothered by Bedford High (64-35) back in January, you might have expected the No. 14 Nashua North girls to surrender quickly to the Bulldogs and scoot home on Wednesday night in the Division I playoff opener. Forget it, too much character in this Titan crowd. North ...

On the mat with … HB’s Zack Brickner

HB Sports

As far as critics go, Zack Brickner might be his toughest. The Hollis Brookline senior has delivered a sparkling 40-6 mark on the season, a Division II state championship and most recently, reached the finals of the New Hampshire Meet of Champions. Still, in falling to two-time state champ ...

Special day for Andy Almonte at MOCs

Merrimack Sports

Merrimack High brought eight wrestlers to the New Hampsire Meet of Champions. Three placed, two qualified for New Englands and one enjoyed a very special memory. The top three finishers in each weight class move on to the New Englands, and the top six collected medals at the ...

Dozen area wrestlers place at Division II State Wrestling Meet

Cabinet Sports

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

Cabinet Sports

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

Cabinet Sports

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

Cabinet Sports

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 ...

Wrestling pair advances to MOC

Bedford Sports

LONDONDERRY – Bedford High sent eight wrestlers to the Division I State Meet Saturday and a pair advanced to this week’s state Meet of Champions. Both senior William Theodore and junior Jack Carrozzi grabbed fifth-place finishes for the Bulldogs, who finished in 14th place as a ...