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Bedford Sports

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 ...

Suozzo gets point for TF Moran in win

Boys Grades 3-4 TF Moran 12, Adina Day Spa 9 Joey Suozzo ran the point well and scored a pair for the winners. Pierce Connolly netted eight and Jack Bergeron had two points in the win. LAER-Beauchemin 20, Learning Adventures 10 Joseph Leland, Alex Stewart, Camden Santos and Dominic ...

Legend returns to Granite State, well sort of

They came, but they did not see. That’s why midway through the first half of Saturday’s men’s basketball game at a packed Rivier Univeristy’s Muldoon Center, during a ridiculous delay with an officiating issue, the fans began to shout, “Where’s Calhoun?” Good question. The ...

Santos, Jodoin deliver for TF Moran in hard-fought win

Boys Grades 3-4 TF Moran 16, LAER Beauchemin Realty 12 At one point late in the second half, LBR tied the score at 12-12, erasing a 10-point halftime hole. However, TF Moran pulled away down the stretch to win. Camden Santos was huge off the backboards and played solid defense for LBR, ...

Barad delivers for RJG Universal in win

Boys Grades 3-4 MegaX 15, TFMoran 9 Mega-X got nice buckets by Stefanos Peters-Demetrio, Zach Pickett, Jacoby DeJesus and Cole Sufat. Bradley Bourcier, Charbel Elchalfoun and Ike Corbett played strong defensive games. Owen Sprague, Jack Bergeron and Eddie Bishop helped keep TF Moran in ...

Excitement abounds as season opens

At Bedford High School, athletic expectations tend to run high. So when the word starts to circulate around the Granite State that the Bulldogs might be down a bit in boys basketball this winter, it does no tend to sit well. “We have been very busy in the preseason and the kids have shown ...

Barracudas successfully defend title

The Bedford Swim Club Barracudas captured the Division I championship at the recent Granite State Swim Association Championship Meet in Manchester. The defense of their state title capped off a successful summer season for the Barracudas with several individual and team records broken over ...

Bedford righty Harrington carries Merrimack Legion on playoff bid

By HECTOR LONGO Staff Writer MERRIMACK – The Merrimack American Legion team dropped a tough doubleheader Wednesday, but remains right in the thick of the playoff chase. Bedford’s Pat Harrington is a major reason why. The Assumption-bound righty has been impeccable on the hill this ...

Harrington makes throwback move, playing legion ball

MERRIMACK ­– At a time where the old-school standby of American Legion baseball has lost its luster around the state and even around New England, Bedford’s Patrick Harrington has looks at Legion ball as a godsend. Harrington came off a dynamite season with the Bedford High baseball team, ...

It’s official! Bedford’s Lavigne begins pro baseball career

Grant Lavigne will spend his immediate future immersed in baseball and geography. The recent Bedford High School graduate, a two-time Gatorade New Hampshire Baseball Player of the Year, signed his first professional contract and is now a member of the Colorado Rockies organization. The deal ...