Bedford Sports

Silver Knights’ Batchelder on comeback trail

NASHUA – The road back from injury is always a bumpy one, as Amherst’s Owen Batchelder is finding out. A summer with the Nashua Silver Knights might make that road a bit smoother. At least that’s what the soon-to-be Northeastern University junior hopes. “I tried to get back into the ...

State champion Citron unbeaten, unstoppable

So just how does a sophomore celebrate a clean sweep of the high school tennis season? For Bedford High’s Carley Citron, the answer was pretty simple. Citron just does what comes naturally, scooping up the rackets and finding a court, be it practice or a tournament, at home or somewhere ...

Bedford baseball falls to Lancers in state final

Another brilliant Bedford High baseball state tournament run ended in the Division I championship game with the Bulldogs falling to Londonderry, 1-0, in a classic pitchers’ duel. Bedford’s Trevor Anibal and the Lancers’ Nolan Lincoln. Anibal went all six innings for Bedford. He ...

New Hampshire Division I All-State Softball Teams announced

First team Brittany Faucher, Spaulding Sam Wiberg, Exeter Abigail Rochette, Concord Abby Bedient, Windham Savanah Sugman, Winnacunnet Nicole Basil, Winnacunnet Brenna Davenport, Merrimack Alyssa DiMaruro, Pinkerton Hannah Thompon, Winnacunnet Sydney Emerson, Salem Arianna ...

Bedford stars named to ‘Cup’ team

Some of the Granite State’s finest senior lacrosse players will head to Lebanon High School on Saturday, June 22, for the annual New Hampshire/Vermont Byrne Cup All-Star Games. Bedford High will be well-represented in the girls game as both graduating seniors Hannah McCarthy and Sydney ...

Spring state tourney time belongs to Bulldogs

The Bedford High boys and girls spring track teams headed to the University of New Hampshire for the Division I State Meet on Friday. The Bulldog boys placed third behind champion Exeter and runner-up Pinkerton Academy, while the girls placed ninth overall. Zach Verow recorded the lone win ...

Super Silver Knights summer of action set at Holman Stadium

NASHUA – The ledgers are being pushed aside. The legal papers put away. The sales contracts given a day off, for now. Why? In the world of the Nashua Silver Knights, it’s time for baseball, not franchise sales, hirings and firings. Finally. After a tumultuous off season of front ...

Bulldogs dig in for strong second half

The defending state champion Bedford High boys tennis team flexed its muscle, schooling Hanover, 6-3, in a battle of unbeatens then added a pair of 9-0 whitewash wins to move to 10-0, heading into Friday’s 4 p.m. home test with Bishop Guertin. Jason Boucher, Derek Dong, Bohdan Higley and ...

UNH’s Knight pushing hard for pro shot

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,” ...

Bedford football gets new boss

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

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 ...

Bulldog boys lacrosse is back

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

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 ...

Barracudas hunting for swimmers

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

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

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

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 ...

Area duo hitting ring in quest to knock out cancer

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, ...

Spring previews: Baseball looking to reload, girls track, softball on rise

Yes, there are some questions for the first time in a while with Bedford High baseball. There is also a healthy modicum of some serious talent. “The Bulldogs will look to get better in every facet of the game, every single day, said coach Billy Chapman, whose club has been to four ...

Champs earn Bedford Rec hoop titles

It was championship weekend in the Bedford Rec Basketball League, and the finalists in all divisions did not disappoint. Here’s a look at the action. Boys Grades 3-4 RJG Builders 27, NH Eye Associates 22 Wilson Quick’s rapid first three baskets propelled NH Eye Associates to an ...