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Merrimack High spring teams ready for battle

Merrimack Sports

Whether or not the cold, rain or messy fields cooperate, spring sports are here in the region. Here’s a look at the Merrimack High sports teams for the upcoming 2019 season. Boys Lacrosse Coach: Brian Miller 2018 Results: 3-13 Returning Starters: TJ Fasano, Sr., attack; Jordan ...

Peterson always happy holding court at Milford

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD – Four years ago, a freshman began her tennis career at Milford High School. In 2019, Kami Peterson has begun her final season as a high school athlete. Kami’s dedication to the sport comes solely from her love of it. “Honestly my biggest thing about tennis is just have fun, ...

Champs have work to do

Cabinet 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 ...

Sabers off to solid volleyball start

Cabinet Sports

Souhegan was razor sharp in the boys volleyball season-opener, sending the Winnacunnet Warriors back to the Seacoast as a 25-23, 25-15, 25-17 victim. Khaled Nazeer paced the winners with 11 kills and three aces. Michael Estabrook added nine kills and an ace. Eli Young dished out 19 assists, ...

Milford High needs coaches for fall season

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 ...

Cavs’ volleyball young, athletic and ready to roll

HB Sports

Things are looking up for high school boys volleyball around the state. Locally, they’re looking pretty good, also. Last year, volleyball took a hit when Dover didn’t field a team as it had in the past. But the Green Wave is back, and now Farmington High School has added boys ...

Barracudas hunting for swimmers

Bedford Sports

The Bedford Barracudas Summer Swim team is now accepting registrations for the 2019 season. All swimmers (preschool through high school) who can swim 25 yards unassisted are welcome. New this season, the team will be accepting both online registrations in addition to registrations during ...

Spring previews: Bedford boys gunning for title No. 10

Bedford Sports

The goal is simple, a perfect 10 for the Bedford High boys tennis team, as in its 10th straight state title. This time, it won’t be easy, considering the graduation of No. 1 Rohit Yerram. “The boys are motivated to compete for the 2019 state team championship,” said coach Shawna ...

Bedford’s Lavigne bumps up

Bedford Sports

Rated the No. 5 prospect in the entire Colorado Rockies system, it’s no surprise that Bedford’s Grant Lavigne is moving on up. Less than a year after his BHS graduation, Lavigne has been placed on the Rockies’ full-season Single-A team in Ashville, N.C., playing in the South Atlantic ...

Bulldogs tear it up on college diamonds

Bedford Sports

At Division 1 Bryant University, senior Nick Angelini is again tearing it up for the 17-10 Bulldogs. An outfielder, Angelini has started all but one game and hits the weekend carrying a .319 average with five homers and 21 RBIs. Sticking in the Division 1 ranks, sophomore Joseph Quintal has ...

Mickey looks fine as first full pro season starts

Merrimack Sports

Baseball every day. A kid’s dream, for certain. But a second-year professional ballplayer’s challenge. It’s one that faces Merrimack’s Mickey Gasper as he prepares this week to begin his first full season in the New York Yankees system with the team he was promoted to at the end of ...

Merrimack youth wrestlers step up game at Throwdown

Merrimack Sports

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program hosted the 13th annual Tomahawk Throwdown at Merrimack High School recently. MYA had 27 wrestlers representing at the Throwdown. At the Throwdown, 8U wrestlers Calissa Bell, Wyatt Chaput, Caleb Bell and Ryan McMahon wrestled tough in their 62, 53 and ...

Hungry for success

Cabinet Sports

If you don’t think high school coaches and players don’t carry the frustration and anger of early round tournament upset losses during a spring sports season, guess again. Last year, Milford High was upset in the Division II quarterfinals, while Wilton-Lyndeborough was 15-3 in Division IV ...

Spring season rolling

Cabinet Sports

BOYS TENNIS Souhegan 7, ConVal 2 The Division II champion Sabers started their title defense off on a good note, taking four of six singles while sweeping doubles. Singles winners included No.1 Sam Goddard (8-2), No. 2 Kyle Gibson (8-5), No. 4 Michael Dodge (8-2) and No. 6 Evan Loconto ...

Comtois has big plans for Spartans this spring

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD – Milford High School’s softball team hit a home run when Raven Comtois moved to town last year. Having 12 years of experience in the game made her a valuable member to the already outstanding championship-caliber team. During the regular season last year the Spartans went 16-0, ...

Gillis, Tyrell lauded at next level

Cabinet Sports

Milford’s Bonnie Gillis, a Bishop Guertin alum, was one of 18 members of the Saint Michael’s College field hockey team that qualified for the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Collegiate Division II National Academic Squad for this past fall. The Purple Knights earned an ...

Cavalier boys tennis is back and even better

HB Sports

Hollis Brookline High School boys tennis enjoyed a monster campaign in 2018, rolling to a 12-2 mark and reaching the Division II state title match. Ultimately, the Cavaliers fell to Souhegan, 7-2, in the title match, but No. 1 HB player Nic Vahe let it be known: “I’m really proud of all ...

Nashua Silver Knights revamp front office, prep for 2019 season

HB Sports

NASHUA - The John Creedon, Jr. ownership era of the Nashua Silver Knights has begun to take full hold as the team has named a former Nashua Pride pitcher, Dave Pahucki, as its new general manager and former Silver Knight third baseman Cam Cook as team/stadium operations manager. Creedon, who ...

Area duo hitting ring in quest to knock out cancer

Bedford Sports

Mike O’Malley was out in his neighborhood jogging on New Year’s Day, a sight that his neighbors weren’t quite used to. One said to his wife, “Looks like Mike has a New Year’s resolution.” To which she replied, “Not just any resolution – he thinks he’s a boxer.” Well, ...