Sports

Cavalier girls roll into break after perfect beginning

HB Sports

HOLLIS – For the Hollis Brookline High School girls lacrosse team, there’s no time like the present. That’s because the future is now, on the tail end of a 10-day school vacation layoff. Last Thursday’s dominant 14-6 win over rival Windham was huge. So was the 19-0 blowout of ...

Hutchinson on way to amazing 18 varsity letters

Merrimack Sports

An all-state lacrosse midfielder as a junior, already locked in and committed to play Division I college lax at George Mason, Merrimack High’s Melanie Hutchinson could ease off the gas pedal. Sorry, that’s just not in her DNA. April 12, Hutchinson netted the overtime game-winner in an ...

UNH’s Knight pushing hard for pro shot

Bedford Sports

Trevor Knight has just a couple of things to wrap up for his double political science/criminal justice major at the University of New Hampshire. But he’s not ready for the real world just yet. He’d rather be paid for playing the sport he loves, football. “It’s all I want to do,” ...

Krafft makes early discus statement

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD - For some, qualifying for nationals seems far out of reach. Milford High junior Robyn Krafft, has proven that with hard work, any dream is possible. Recently at the inaugural Souhegan Invitational, Krafft won the discus, shocking even herself in the process. “I was hoping to ...

Sabers fall to Cards

Cabinet Sports

NASHUA – Bishop Guertin High School girls lacrosse coach Kerry Gobiel weeks ago took a look at when her team was slated to play Souhegan and cringed. “Seven o’clock on school vacation when you’re out of your routine is not the best,” she said. If you think that had her worried, ...

Spartans take to the offensive

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD – Defending its home turf Friday, the Milford High girls lacrosse team hit the vacation week on a high, knocking off Inter-Lakes, 12-7. The Spartan girls dominated the field with scores by Ashley Wilder, Emily Flaherty, Sophia Renda, Kylie Greska and Elizabeth Paul. “Ashley has ...

Former UNH star has professional aspirations

Cabinet Sports

Trevor Knight has just a couple of things to wrap up for his double political science/criminal justice major at the University of New Hampshire. But he’s not ready for the real world just yet. He’d rather be paid for playing the sport he loves, football. “It’s all I want to do,” ...

Milford High seeks coaches

Cabinet Sports

A slew of coaching openings have presented themselves at Milford High School for the 2019-2020 school year. Athletic Director Marc Maurais noted recently that MHS is seeking applicants for the positions of Varsity Girls Volleyball, JV Girls Volleyball, Varsity Boys Soccer, Fall Spirit and JV ...

Mom runs, family rallies to help Dana-Farber

HB Sports

HOLLIS – As much as cancer, like most people, has affected her life, Carryl Roy had no idea of the magnitude of her quest until a water stop in last year’s Boston Marathon. “I stop at the station and the volunteer saw my singlet had “Dana-Farber” on it,” said Roy, a 41-year-old ...

Tomahawk girls lacrosse team finds its groove

Merrimack Sports

NASHUA – After a tough opening loss at Exeter, the Merrimack High girls lacrosse team responded with back-to-back wins, first over Nashua South and most recently, 11-6, over Nashua North. The win over South was a huge confidence-builder for the youthful Tomahawks. Merrimack’s Melanie ...

Bedford football gets new boss

Bedford Sports

After eight seasons as the head coach at Kearsarge High School, Zach Matthews is making the step up to the big leagues. The former Plymouth State star is the new varsity football head coach at Bedford High School. He replaces Derek Stank, who moved on San Marcos (Calif.) High School after ...

BYFA Scholastic Award winners

Bedford Sports

The Bedford Youth Football and Cheer Association, together with The New Hampshire Youth Football and Spirit Conference (AYF/AYC) celebrated many athletic successes throughout the 2018 season. BYFA challenges its athletes to strive for excellence not only on the mats and on the field but also in ...

With no turf, Merrimack High sports still stuck in mud

Merrimack Sports

Merrimack High School girls lacrosse coach Sarah Rothhaus was a happy camper on Friday. Her Tomahawks had survived a tough, highly competetive and, for girls lacrosse, physical overtime battle with Nashua South on Friday at Stellos Stadium. She was happy with the win, but also the fact ...

Saber Invite a hit

Cabinet Sports

Familiar stars shined bright and fresh, new ones rose as Souhegan High School hosted the Saber Invitational Track Meet on Saturday. For an area track contingent just getting into the season, with the first major event of the year, many excellent performances were turned in. The Merrimack ...

Could co-ops rejuvenate tennis in area?

Cabinet Sports

John Kilgore saw the issue get worse, and this past winter, he decided to do something about it. The Souhegan High School boys tennis coach, whose Sabers won the Division II title last year and are contenders again this year, has lobbied in the last year to the New Hampshire Interscholastic ...

Spartans, Warriors off to unbeaten starts

Cabinet Sports

Softball Milford 13, Pelham 0 Milford moves to 4-0 on the year as Jenna DeAngelis fired a one-hitter, striking out 13 with only one walk. Amanda Atkinson was a dynamo on offense, with three hits, including a solo homer, three runs scored and three RBIs. DeAngelis was also 3 for 4, and Ally ...

Cavaliers’ boys tennis delivers huge statement

HB Sports

NASHUA – The loud roar Monday from the second floor overlooking the indoor courts at the newly renovated Longfellow Tennis Club told you all you needed to know. It told you that the Hollis Brookline High School boys tennis team had waited 10 months for that moment. HB’s No. 4 singles ...

Volleyball off to flying start

HB Sports

NASHUA – It may have taken a game and a half and a benching, but Hollis Brookline captain Mike Moscatelli took over the Cavaliers boys volleyball opener with Bishop Guertin on Tuesday night. The senior came out of the gate too amped up and made several mistakes in the opening set. He ...

Bulldog boys lacrosse is back

Bedford Sports

Matt Johansmeyer takes over in his first season at the helm this spring as Bedford High’s new boys varsity lacrosse head coach. Johansmeyer got an immediate dose of Division I lacrosse in New Hampshire as the Bulldogs opened the season this week against New Hampshire powerhouse Bishop ...

Prep school transfers impacting NHIAA schools again

Bedford Sports

No one outside of Bishop Guertin is shedding any sympathy tears for the Cardinals girls basketball program which, as reported this week, lost two key players in the title runs of the last two seasons, Aaliyah Forman and Ava Owens. Many coaches, etc. who have seen potential program building ...