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Merrimack Spring Previews

Merrimack Sports

BASEBALL COACH: Nick Jaskolka (second year). LAST YEAR: 11-7, lost in first round. RETURNING STARTERS: Mickey Gasper, sr., c; Devin Gillis, sr., p-inf; Evan McCormick, sr., p-inf. OTHER RETURNING LETTERWINNERS: Mike Conlin, sr., of; Mark Feeney, sr., of; Connor Powell, sr., of; Jake ...

Wilton-Lyndeborough gets the season started

Cabinet Sports

FITNESS Equilibrium offering “21-Day Fix” Equilibrium, a Pilates and fitness studio in Milford, will be offering a 21-Day Fix program starting on May 5. The program was started by Beachbody’s and is aimed to make weight loss simple for those who participate in ...

Pirates extend Huntington

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Neal Huntington did last year what no one had been able to do for 20 years. The Amherst resident and Milford Area High School graduate put together a roster that got the Pittsburgh Pirates into the postseason for the first time since 1992. Huntington, the team’s general manager since ...

High school spring sports preview

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD BASEBALL COACH: Steve Claire (second year). LAST SEASON: 4-12, did not make the tournament. RETURNING STARTERS: Ryan Britton, sr. p-of; Jesse Roode, sr. ss-p; Drew Jepson, jr. 2b; Chris Smith, jr. 3b-DH. OTHER RETURNING LETTERWINNERS: Mitch Roske, sr. of; Trey Hoffhein, sr., 1b. ...

Locals’ college teams making a lot of noise

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Sidelined with a broken leg, Amherst’s Jane White watched her Bentley University teammates wrap up a perfect season by storming back in the final three minutes – closing with a press-fueled 19-5 run – to overtake fifth-ranked West Texas A&M University, 73-65, ...

Off and running

Cabinet Sports

A familiar face will be in the dugout for the Milford High School softball team this year. But when people see Jim Rines wearing a blue ‘M’ on his hat, they might have to do a double take. After six years away from coaching the high school game, the longtime Souhegan coach ...

Bedford Sports Talk

Bedford Sports

LACROSSE Cannons scholarship award The Bedford Cannons Youth Lacrosse program is looking for players to received the fourth annual BYLA Service Award Scholarship. All high school seniors currently living in Bedford, who were players in the youth program, are encouraged to download an ...

Hollis Brookline Sports Talk

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JUNIOR CAVS Coaches wanted The Hollis Brookline Jr. Cavaliers Football and Cheer Athletic Program is currently seeking applications for all levels of football and cheer coaching positions. These positions include head coaches, assistant coaches and junior demonstrators. If interested, please ...

Three-time champ

Bedford Sports

Steve Tempesta wasn’t going to be a goalie. The Bedford High School senior had been a defenseman whenever he played hockey, but when his Pee Wee team needed a goaltender for a tournament, his coach turned to him. “The head coach got an extra set of goalie gear and just said ...

Bedford Sports Talk

Bedford Sports

TENNIS Utell earns honor Colby-Sawyer freshman Myles Utell, a Bedford High School graduate, has been named North Atlantic Conference Men’s Tennis Rookie of the Week. ?Utell went 4-2 at No. 2 singles and added two wins in six matches at No. 1 doubles in a 2-4 week for the Chargers. ...

Hollis Brookline Sports Talk

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HOCKEY Squirt Blue wins two The Cavaliers first won a shootout over Framingham, Mass., 13-7 behind Nate Bizier’s six goals and three assists. Other scoring came from Andrea Ducharme (hat trick, assist), Matthew D’Ortona (seven assists), Will Dodge (two goals and an ...

Merrimack Sports Talk

Merrimack Sports

SOFTBALL Men’s league looking for players The Merrimack Men’s Slo-Pitch Softball League is looking for players to fill out rosters for the 2014 season. The league plays on Monday and Wednesday evenings from late April through mid-September at Martel and Twardosky fields ...

Winter’s best

Merrimack Sports

BOYS BASKETBALL Merrimack High School senior Eric Gendron can add another award to the mantle. Gendron was named Mr. Basketball by the New Hampshire Basketball Coaches Organization for the second year in a row, while also named the Division I Player of the Year. The awards were announced by ...

Amherst’s Abis gets his shot as GM of FCBL team

Cabinet Sports

It was one day when he was first starting out in the Nashua Pride offices. Joey Abis, then just 13 years old, was making some calls when then-Pride general manager Chris Hall said to him, “So, you want to be a GM some day, don’t you?” “It was during one ...

Locals named to all-state teams

Cabinet Sports

BOYS BASKETBALL Merrimack High School senior Eric Gendron can add another award to the mantle. Gendron was named Mr. Basketball by the New Hampshire Basketball Coaches Organization for the second year in a row, while also named the Division I Player of the Year. The awards were announced by ...

Bedford Sports Talk

Bedford Sports

BOYS BASKETBALL Third-grade Bedford Self Storage beat Calvary Fellowship by a score of 6-1 in an aggressive, hard-fought defensive battle to clinch the third-grade championship. Both teams made it very difficult for the other team to score but in the end, Bedford Self Storage prevailed. The ...

Bedford beats Spaulding again

Bedford Sports

With just minutes to spare in a game to determine the fate of the season, Nate Boyd was in the right place at the right time to lift his team to victory. Boyd chipped in the game-winning goal for the Bedford High School hockey team’s 3-2 win over Spaulding in the Division II hockey ...

Bedford cruises past North to reach final

Bedford Sports

Bedford utilized its height advantage by forcing Nashua North to the perimeter early. It paid huge dividends for the Bulldogs, who surpassed their season averages for points-per-game (61.5) and margin-of-victory (30.65), in a 68-31 Division I girls basketball quarterfinal win over the Titans ...

Hat trick

Bedford Sports

The ride has been amazing, a boys hockey title threepeat that got better each year. The Bedford High School Bulldogs are saying good-bye to 14 seniors, most of whom had a hand in all three Division II crowns, but they’ll certainly savor the most recent one – this past ...