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Spartans volleyball rolls into semis before losing

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Sixth-seeded Coe-Brown controlled the bulk of the action, ending the Milford High volleyball season in a 25-21, 13-25, 25-20, 25-21 state semifinals win. “They just were super tight today. They played tentative and it cost us,” said Spartans coach Mia Malafronte, whose club finished at ...

Souhegan’s Trudel fourth at NE meet

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After winning the Division II and Meet of Champions titles, the Souhegan High girls had one more superb race in them, placing ninth at the recent New England Championships at Manchester, Conn. Teams and individual standouts from five of the six New England states – Massachusetts abstained ...

Cavaliers chosen for spots on first team and second team

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Several locals were named to the Divison I and II New Hampshire Field Hockey Coaches Association All-State Field Hockey teams. First-team locals in DivisIon I were Bishop Guertin’s BrookeYabroudy and Sarah Coyle, Merrimack’s Erin Knauer and Demetria Gonzalez and Bedford High’s Rachel ...

Tomahawks chosen for spots on first team and second team

Merrimack Sports

Several locals were named to the Divison I and II New Hampshire Field Hockey Coaches Association All-State Field Hockey teams. First-team locals in DivisIon I were Bishop Guertin’s BrookeYabroudy and Sarah Coyle, Merrimack’s Erin Knauer and Demetria Gonzalez and Bedford High’s Rachel ...

Pair of Bulldogs chosen for first team, one on second team

Bedford Sports

Several locals were named to the Divison I and II New Hampshire Field Hockey Coaches Association All-State Field Hockey teams. First-team locals in DivisIon I were Bishop Guertin’s BrookeYabroudy and Sarah Coyle, Merrimack’s Erin Knauer and Demetria Gonzalez and Bedford High’s Rachel ...

Flying Fischer delivers

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NASHUA – About the only quiz Caroline Fischer has failed this fall was when the reporter asked her post-race on Saturday how many state or all-state championships she had won in four years at Bishop Guertin High School. She’s excused on that one. This is cross country, not calculus, and ...

Familiar story lines in postseason openers

Cabinet Sports

In Division II football, it’s just like the great Yogi Berra said, “Deja vu all over again.” For the second straight year Alvirne High and Milford met in the final week in the season and will meet in the opening round of the playoffs. Ditto for Bow and Souhegan High. Played in the ...

Sabers’ brave run ends

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Last Friday night’s Division II state semifinal field hockey upset of the top-seeded, defending champion Derryfield School might go down as one of the great victories in Souhegan High School history. It was also the most physically and emotionally draining ever, 80 minutes of field hockey ...

Milford girls in semis

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With a spirited Division II girls soccer state quarterfinal knotted at 1-1, Kylie Freel netted the game-winner, sending Milford High back to the state semifinals. The Spartans, seeded fourth, now heads to Exeter on Thursday to battle top-seededHanover. Rachel Gizzonio had the other goal for ...

Merrimack pushes Timberlane to limit, but falls

Merrimack Sports

PLAISTOW – These 12 Merrimack High boys soccer seniors played the game with grit, passion and commitment, changing a culture and raising the bar for the program. Wednesday afternoon, it came to a heart-breaking end for them after nearly 98 minutes as the 10th-seeded Tomahawks fell to ...

TOURNAMENT TRAIL BEGINS

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Fasten your seatbelts, we’ve hit the local high school tourney trail in full swing, and one game this week certainly stands out. In Division II boys soccer, No. 4 Milford gets a bye (8-4-3) while No. 7 Hollis Brookline (10-5-1) hosts No. 10 Plymouth (7-8-1). In Division IV, ...

Football season heads into final week as playoffs loom

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The final weekend of the high school football regular season looked to be a tumultuous one for both Milford and Souhegan high schools, and it certainly will be. Friday night, Alvirne High School invades Milford, carrying its own conference title hopes as well as those of both Pelham and ...

Souhegan advances on road to first championship

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AMHERST – On Monday afternoon, the host Souhegan field hockey squad advanced its hunt for its program’s first state championship since 2007 with an impressive 2-0 shutout of visiting Pelham in Division II quarterfinal-round tournament play. The fourth-ranked locals busted a 0-0 deadlock ...

Cavs showing their power

HB Sports

HOLLIS – The Hollis Brookline football squad faced an absolutely massive test against the Souhegan Sabers on its home field last Saturday. And it was a test which the Cavaliers passed with flashing neon colors. Cavs’ coach Chris Lones had warned his players after their 50-0 blowout of ...

Dyer sparks Tomahawks

Merrimack Sports

MERRIMACK – Jared Dyer is already spending his athletic inheritance, and spending it wisely. You see, the Merrimack High School football standout ironically comes from a family with a rich Nashua football history. His father, Jeff, was a Nashua standout in the mid 1980s, and his uncle, ...

Bedford field hockey battled through season

Bedford Sports

NASHUA – A 5-9-1 season ended with a tough 3-1 loss in the Division I prelims for the Bedford High School girls field hockey team this past Tuesday. But don’t look so much at the record, Bulldogs coach Anneke McStowe said. It doesn’t tell the whole story. “On paper, we don’t have ...

Teams prepare for second season as regular season winds down

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In late October, victories on the football field become a bit more precious. And with two weeks to play in the New Hampshire high school regular season, a sense of urgency has certainly taken hold at both Souhegan and Milford high schools. The Spartans and Sabers return to action on Friday ...

Local squads prep for playoffs

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While the field hockey playoffs are upon us, volleyball, boys soccer and girls soccer are headed to the regular-season finish this week. In volleyball, Milford High has rolled to a 13-2 mark with one match left in the regular campaign. The Spartans are staring at a first-round bye and ...

Field Hockey postseason starts

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Maybe this will be the year. Maybe this will be the field hockey tourney season when the area finally has a team in the Division II finals. There hasn’t been one since Souhegan topped Portsmouth for what was then the Class I title back in 2007. But this year, it will take a lot of ...