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Robert, Bedford set to begin anew

Bedford Sports

BEDFORD – Quarterback Connor Robert called the collection of talent around him in 2016 – the 12-0 state champion Bedford High Bulldogs – “an all-star team.” Now a senior, Robert has flipped the page on last fall. “This is my last year playing with all these kids I’ve grown up with ...

Coaches are talking up HB and Milford in DII

HB Sports

Will things be different this year in New Hampshire High School football, or do we round up the usual suspects? Well, in Division I that may be the case. There may be some changes in the other two divisions, but it will all have to play out beginning Friday. Here’s a bit of a look at each ...

Tomahawks hoping to rebuild quickly after strong season

Merrimack Sports

MERRIMACK – The look on Merrimack High School football coach Kip Jackson’s face when asked about numerous positions on his 2017 team told it all. “Not sure yet,” the answer would often be. And that, folks, is what they call rebuilding. Jackson and the Tomahawks had the luxury of a ...

Merrimack AD Sabean resigns after five years

Merrimack Sports

The school athletic year has barely begun, but already there’s been a major surprise as Merrimack High School athletic director Eric Sabean has decided to step down. Sabean, 47, made his decision known to Merrimack principal Ken Johnson in the last week, stunning Johnson and the Tomahawk ...

Depth of experience breeding optimism for Cavs

Merrimack Sports

HOLLIS – A year ago, coach Chris Lones cringed when an athlete went down to injury, any athlete on his Hollis Brookline football team. Yes, the Cavaliers were talented in 2016, but depth – a lack of it – was certainly an issue. No coach wants injuries, but at least Lones will have some ...

Want to give the National Anthem your best shot?

Bedford Sports

The Bedford Youth Football & Spirit Bulldogs are looking for local talent to perform our National Anthem before our Saturday and Sunday football games at Bedford High School. This is a new era in Bedford Youth Football & Cheer, and we’re looking to kick-off our games in style. We have ...

Knight settles in as UNH quarterback

Bedford Sports

DURHAM – Quarterback Trevor Knight is entrenched. For the first time, these are Knight’s UNH Wildcats. And the 6-foot, 206-pound Nashua South High School product from Amherst spent the last nine months exhausting every ounce of energy to ensure things stay that way. Tuesday afternoon, the ...

Tomahawks fall team previews

Merrimack Sports

GOLF COACH: Don Chisholm (third year) LAST SEASON: 3-17. RETURNING PLAYERS: Nick Edgeworth, sr.; Owen Plossen, sr.; Travis Brody, sr.; Ryan Carey, jr.; Dan Differ, sr.; Ryan Maine, sr. COACHES COMMENTS: “We’re looking for the returnees to lead us this year,” Chisholm said. BOYS ...

Still time to take a dip at Keyes

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD – Take a big breath. Hold it. Hold it. Now, jump for joy into the crystal waters at Keyes Memorial Pool, a main attraction at Keyes Memorial Park, 45 Elm St., in Milford. Summer fun there still is an option, before the pool closes for the season Aug. 25. The Milford Recreation ...

Celebrating Doc Adams: ‘A father of base ball’?

Cabinet Sports

MONT VERNON – Daniel Adams was a persistent man. Born in Mont Vernon in 1814, he practiced medicine here with his father before moving to New York. After work, he loved to play “base ball,” a crude forerunner of modern baseball, but in 1845 that wasn’t easy. The sport was so ...

NH high school athletes safe? Survey says …

Bedford Sports

The sun was beating down on the Nashua High School North football practice field on Wednesday morning, and an assistant coach was right on top of things. “You guys have been working hard, really hard,” he said. “Drink plenty of water, lots of water.” One exit down the Everett Turnpike, ...

NH falls in Shrine Game

Cabinet Sports

Make it two in a row for Vermont. Fair Haven’s Dylan Ellis scored a pair of touchdowns and Vermont stifled New Hampshire for a 19-0 victory in the 64th Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl on Saturday evening at Spartan Stadium in Castleton, Vt. It’s the second straight victory in the series for the ...

Silver Knights in FCBL semis

Cabinet Sports

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – In the playoffs, you never know who is going to come up big. That’s why it shouldn’t be surprising that Tom Blandini, the No. 9 hitter in the Nashua Silver Knights lineup, is the unlikely hero of Tuesday night’s stunning 5-2 Futures League first round elimination ...

Kibbe takes early lead at Stroke Play tourney

Cabinet Sports

ROCHESTER – Peter Keilty’s share of the lead disappeared when Josh Kibbe, one of the last players to reach the clubhouse on Tuesday afternoon, unveiled the only round under par. That doesn’t mean he left Rochester Country Club disappointed. Keilty, a Portsmouth CC member, sits in a ...

Pittsfield’s ballpark has history, too

Cabinet Sports

Welcome to Wahconah Park, located a stone’s throw from downtown Pittsfield in the heart of the Berkshires. On Tuesday night it was the sight of the best Nashua Silver Knights victory of the year, 5-2 over the Pittsfield Suns in the one-game first-round of the FCBL Playoffs. Wahconah tries to ...

Sedlar defends Am title

Bedford Sports

GRANTHAM – There was never a doubt. Chelsea Sedlar fired a 2-over-par 71 to run away with her second straight New Hampshire Women’s Amateur golf championship on Wednesday at Eastman Golf Links. The 19-year-old Merrimack native cleared the field by 11 strokes and became the first golfer to ...

Sabers to be inducted to NHIAA HOF

Cabinet Sports

Longevity, service, outstanding accomplishments. Those are always the main criteria for induction into the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association Hall of Fame, and they fit the local segment of this year’s group perfectly. The NHIAA announced its induction class for its Nov. 12 ...

Time to Shrine: Fagan set for annual Maple Sugar Bowl

Cabinet Sports

College can be an intimidating experience for incoming freshmen, especially incoming freshmen football players. But having your best buddy with you can make it a lot easier. That will be the case for Milford native and former Bishop Guertin receiever Dylan Fagan at Assumption College in ...

Sports Talk

Cabinet Sports

Andrews, Breakers will host FC Kansas City on Friday Milford native Morgan Andrews and the Boston Breakers will host FC Kansas City on Friday at Jordan Field starting at 4 p.m. The Breakers (3-7-5) will try to continue its improved play as Boston hasn’t lost in its last four matches, ...

Sedlar in lead at Women’s State Amateur

Cabinet Sports

Editor’s note: The New Hampshire Women’s Amateur golf championship was scheduled to conclude Wednesday, but results were not available by Cabinet press time. GRANTHAM – Beth Hamilton and Dana Harrity did some good things on the golf course Tuesday, and their scores at Eastman Golf Links ...