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Boucher has already left mark on CHaD

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MANCHESTER – If you are a local business owner in the Milford area and outskirts of Greater Nashua, chances are you know recent Milford High School graduate Michael Boucher. And not just because he was a superb lineman for the Spartans football team. In the last few months, Boucher has ...

Harrington makes throwback move, playing legion ball

Bedford Sports

MERRIMACK ­– At a time where the old-school standby of American Legion baseball has lost its luster around the state and even around New England, Bedford’s Patrick Harrington has looks at Legion ball as a godsend. Harrington came off a dynamite season with the Bedford High baseball team, ...

Sabers shine in lacrosse All-Star game

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HANOVER – New Hampshire enjoyed a two-game sweep Saturday in the Byrne Cup Twin State All-Star lacrosse games held at Hanover High School. Area players had plenty to do with the Granite State success. In the girls game, it was New Hampshire over Vermont, 17-10. Souhegan’s Brigid Casey ...

Souhegan High Award Winners

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Souhegan seniors Montague Jones and Elise Lambert, above, earned the Army Reserve Scholar-Athlete Award for this school year. Below, Mia Len and Matthew Greany were honored with Senior Sportsmanship Awards.

Milford High Spring Award Winners

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Milford High School recentley honored its four-year varsity letter winners in outdoor track. They are, from left, Rebecca Durham, Michael Boucher, Tommy Herner, Neil Rafferty and Will Shepard. Missing from the photo were Blake Audibert and Aaron Leach.

CHaD football means summer is finally here

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Jared Chandler had a captive audience on Friday afternoon. It was a nice day. Little golf? Beach? Trip to the Lakes Region? Nah. These graduated high schoolers, sitting in a circle on the Clement M. Lemire Complex field turf at Manchester Memorial High School were all suited up in pads and ...

It’s official! Bedford’s Lavigne begins pro baseball career

Bedford Sports

Grant Lavigne will spend his immediate future immersed in baseball and geography. The recent Bedford High School graduate, a two-time Gatorade New Hampshire Baseball Player of the Year, signed his first professional contract and is now a member of the Colorado Rockies organization. The deal ...

BHS stars key Granite State sweep

Bedford Sports

HANOVER – New Hampshire enjoyed a two-game sweep Saturday in the Byrne Cup Twin State All-Star lacrosse games held at Hanover High School. Bedford High grads had plenty to do with the Granite State success. In the boys game, it was New Hampshire dominating by a 19-7 count. Jack Cusack ...

Cavs’ coaching carousel hits baseball team

HB Sports

Sometime results do matter in high school when it comes to coaching. At Hollis Brookline, the climate for baseball has become more and more tenuous, as the Cavaliers have failed to make the tournament the last three years. Possibly as result, the coach of the last two of those seasons, Rich ...

Milford won’t field Senior Legion team

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And then there were just two. It seems these days, the biggest state American Senior Legion baseball stories are who is not fielding a team rather than who is. And this year is no exception as the number of local Senior teams keeps shrinking. Only Merrimack Post 98 and Nashua Post 124 have ...

All-state athletes named

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The state’s softball coaches named their all-state honorees and a pair of area athletes earned top awards. Milford’s Raven Comtois, in Division II, and Wilton-Lyndeborough’s Lexi Balam, in Division IV, were voted Players of the Year by the coaches. Milford’s Abby Stillwagon and ...

Dazzling performance

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The Souhegan High girls 4x800 relay team, winning three straight state championships, has built up quite a legacy in New Hampshire track annals. The Sabers added a chapter on Thursday at the New Balance National Championships in Greensboro, N.C. Souhegan placed fifth overall, out of 25 ...

A special night to celebrate a baseball legend

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MANCHESTER – If there is one name synonymous with New Hampshire high school baseball, it’s Bill Dod. This spring he completed his 50th and last season coaching in the Granite State, with a wide array of well-wishers coming together to honor him at Saturday’s New Hampshire Fisher Cats ...

Lambert, Williams crush competition at Meet of Champs

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MERRIMACK– The Granite State’s top track and field athletes converged on Merrimack High School Saturday for the Meet of Champions, and the area’s top guns did not disappoint. Souhegan’s Elise Lambert continued her amazing season with a victory in the 300 hurdles. The senior clocked in ...

Sabers won’t repeat

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In a rematch of last year’s championship game, the third-seeded Bedford Bulldogs defeated the second-seeded Souhegan Sabers Saturday in the Division I state semifinals, 15-8. Bedford’s Hannah McCarthy scored the game’s first goal just over a minute into the game, reaching a hat trick by ...

Amazing Dod Baseball Era ends

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HANOVER – Moises Celaya threw 116 pitches, Joey Perras produced a game-winning RBI and the Hanover baseball team eliminated Souhegan from the NHIAA Division II playoffs with a thrilling, 6-5 victory, Thursday at the Dresden Athletic Fields. Celaya, the Marauders’ ace, had a workmanlike ...

Newest Silver Knight feels right at home

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The text messages were back and forth much of the spring. Bryce Reagan always wanted to know how his former high school team and coach were doing. “I missed him a lot, I missed all the coaches,” the former Souhegan standout and newest Nashua Silver Knight said of the now retired Bill ...

Drafted Monday, Lavigne powers BHS to title game

Bedford Sports

There are good weeks, and then there are weeks to remember for a lifetime. Grant Lavigne is having one of the latter. The Bedford High senior got late word on Monday night that the Colorado Rockies had selected him in the Major League Draft, 42nd overall, one of the highest picks in ...