Bedford Sports

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 ...

Milford high seeks volleyball coaches

Milford High School is now accepting applications for the following positions in the fall of the 2019-20 school year: Varsity Girls Volleyball and JV Girls Volleyball. Applications can be found at www.milfordk12.org under the Human Resources heading. Applicants should send a cover letter, ...

State coaches heap top honor on Stevenson

As far as honors in New Hampshire basketball circles go, there is none more distinguished than the Jack Ford Memorial Scholar Athlete Award. The honor is well-deserved in 2019 as it was recently announced that Bedford High’s Lizzy Stevenson earned it for Division I. The award goes to the ...

BBL giving away scholarships

The Bedford Basketball League is offering up to three scholarships for high school seniors looking to pursue college or vocational careers. Candidates should demonstrate strong character traits consistent with the mission of the Bedford Basketball League (BBL). Scholarships are offered for ...

Playoff fever grips Bedford Rec hoop league

It’s now playoff time in the Bedford Rec Basketball League and teams are cranking it up. Here’s a look at the early-round action. Boys Grades 3-4 RJG Builders 25, LAER Beauchemin Realty 8 Luke Rodgers took home the RJG Defensive Player of the Game honors, while Joseph Leland set ...

Bulldogs ride ‘Morgan Magic’

BEDFORD – Absolutely smothered by Bedford High (64-35) back in January, you might have expected the No. 14 Nashua North girls to surrender quickly to the Bulldogs and scoot home on Wednesday night in the Division I playoff opener. Forget it, too much character in this Titan crowd. North ...

Wrestling pair advances to MOC

LONDONDERRY – Bedford High sent eight wrestlers to the Division I State Meet Saturday and a pair advanced to this week’s state Meet of Champions. Both senior William Theodore and junior Jack Carrozzi grabbed fifth-place finishes for the Bulldogs, who finished in 14th place as a ...

Bedford nordic skiers: Let it snow

The Bedford High School nordic ski team hosted its home race at Waterville Valley last Thursday instead of at Earl Legacy Park in Bedford, where in previous winters a majority of the Southern New Hampshire high school races have been held. All races that were planned for Legacy this winter ...