Cabinet Sports

Granite State Swim Association Championships

The Granite State Swim Association State Championships were held Aug. 2-4 at Keyes Park pool in Milford. Results for the event were not yet posted on the GSSA website as of Tuesday night, but will be published as soon as they are made available. Isabel Whitehead from Milford eyes swim team ...

End of an era

LYNN, Mass. – The season had just come to a crushing end and the Nashua Silver Knights had to endure one more hurdle before leaving Fraser Field. They had to wait for Futures League Joe Paolucci handing out awards for FCBL MVP, Reliever of the Year, and Manager of the Year before retiring ...

Milford High fall tryout dates now set

The Milford High fall tryout schedule has been set. Candidates are reminded that all emergency information and physical forms must be submitted by August 16 and can be obtained on the school website. In addition, there is mandatory baseline concussion testing for all ninth graders and all ...

New Hampshire ices Vermont in Shrine Bowl

CASTLETON, Vt. – Maybe Vermont should have played Mann defense. Behind a big rushing performance from Kingswood’s Cameron Mann, New Hampshire scored just enough in the first half, killed plenty clock in the second and rode a stout, physical defense to a 21-9 Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl win on ...

Lapan takes a break for super cause

For at least one member of Team New Hampshire, a week of three-a-day football practices in the brutally blazing July sun has to feel like a week’s vacation on Lake George. Milford’s Nik Lapan will battle on Saturday at Castleton University, representing the Granite State in the 2019 ...

Zalenski set for one last football hurrah

Originally, this week was to be a bit of a boot camp for Owen Zalenski, a prep week for his freshman football season at Plymouth State University. Instead, the 2019 Milford High grad is looking at his time in Castleton, Vermont, with Team New Hampshire as a football celebration, a career ...

Spartan Duo Powers Victory

The New Hampshire All-Stars defeated Vermont, 3-1, recently to capture the Lions Cup. Recent Milford High grad Katie Lorden was huge in goal for the winners. Her Spartan teammate Ashleigh Matsis earned the “!2th Player Award.”

Elks Soccer Shootout on tap

The Nashua Lodge of Elks 720 will be holding its 19th Annual Greater Nashua “Soccer Shoot” contest on Saturday morning, August 24 from 8:30-11 a.m. at the Main Dunstable Road Soccer Fields in Nashua. Prizes will be awarded to the top three in each of the 10 divisions, five girls and five ...

Milford High fall tryout dates now set

The Milford High fall tryout schedule has been set. Candidates are reminded that all emergency information and physical forms must be submitted byAugust 16 and can be obtained on the school Website. In addition, there is mandatory baseline concussion testing for all ninth graders and all ...

Pro boxing in Nashua sure to rock

NASHUA – About the only connection between Sully Erna and Nashua was a couple mid-1990s gigs at Sharky’s. “That was way back, before we even got our first (record) deal,” said Erna, a native of the Merrimack Valley in Massachusetts and the lead singer of the eclectic heavy-metal ...

Nashua South’s Plourde happy back on grid

Tanner Plourde has been in heaven all week. Why? Because this week at camp at Vermont’s Castleton University in preparation for the annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl Game set for CU’s Spartan Field on Saturday, the daily routine is all about one thing - football. “It’s a lot of fun,” ...

Souhegan receiver eyes big season

As far as scares go, this one was minor. Souhegan High wide receiver Trey Johnson saw his training schedule slowed a couple weeks by a knee hyper-extension. “It’s fine, maybe a week or two,” said Johnson as he watched the Sabers compete without him at the recent Northeast 7-on-7 ...

Brown solid in Nashua

NASHUA – Nothing could separate them on Saturday at Sky Meadow, but two strokes proved to be the difference on Sunday at Nashua Country Club. That two-stroke advantage belonged to Jack Brown as he edged out Austin Baker in the 59th Annual Nashua City Championship Golf Tournament. Baker’s ...

Milford hosts 54th Rotary Swim Meet

MILFORD – Teams from all over the Granite State and northern Massachusetts hit the pool at Milford Keyes Park for the 54th Milford Rotary Swim Meet recently. Several area athletes represented their teams with superb efforts, capturing three victories for their team. The home team had ...

Talented duo leads pack in Sabers’ bid to replace Lohnes

The way Souhegan High football coach Robin Bowkett sees it, both Luke Manning and Austin Jain should play pretty big roles for the Sabers this fall. He’s just not sure where. “The great thing is that the guy who doesn’t make it can make the move to receiver and really help us out,” ...

Mutts drop tough summer opener

AMHERST – Summer baseball is about individuals putting in the time, honing their craft, working on their game. Getting better. Roy Santiago shattered that mold shortly after he and the Nashua Chiefs held off the Souhegan Valley Mutts, 4-3, on opening night in the New England Independent ...

Batchelder hopes Silver Knights’ summer will re-ignite his game

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 ...

Let the (Granite State) Games begin!

Ahhh, the Games people play. These Games, the Granite State Games, are a good thing. Believe it or not, Bishop Guertin High School girls soccer coach Pat Mulcahy’s vision began its fifth year on Monday, giving student athletes a chance at scholarship money (about $4,000 involved) and the ...

Wilton-Lyndeborough girls stun unbeaten Epping for state title

PLYMOUTH – There’s a time-tested sports adage which states that “If you want to be the best you need to beat the best.” And that old saw was never more true than it was for the Wilton-Lyndeborough softball squad as it strode into the Division IV championship game against the ...

Sabers’ Goddard rules on the court

The high school tennis season officially came to an end late this week with two local doubles teams bowing in the boys and girls finals, respectively. However, earlier in the week, for the second straight year, Souhegan High School has a boys state singles tennis champion. Junior Sam ...