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Cabinet Sports

Dear NHIAA: Pump up rivalries

To the powers that be in the NHIAA, please forward your complaints to one Tom King, care of The Telegraph. His brilliant coverage of the Nashua area athletes has again driven me to this plea. It seems like once a year I write this. Perhaps I should “Andy Dufresne” it and increase my ...

Spartans, Sabers start 2-0

Opening a football game with five straight scoring drives will generally result in a victory and that was the case for the Milford Spartans on Friday night, earning a solid 35-13 win over Manchester West. After starting their first drive on the West 30-yard line, the Spartans needed just two ...

Trudel shines at XC invitational

Souhegan High sophomore Chloe Trudel had a spectacular Sunday, coasting home to victory in the Bobcat Invitational Cross Country Meet, hosted by Oyster River High School at Demmerit Hills Farm in Lee. Trudel covered the 5k in 19:41, cranking out the big win on a very tough course and helping ...

Bowkett fired up for CHaD

There is no switch that needs to be flipped, no prodding necessary. Robin Bowkett gets after it. He supplies the self-motivation. Take this past summer. Bowkett had seen the 2018 CHaD All-Star Game as a fan for the first time. He liked what he saw, so the Souhegan High School football coach ...

Ready for football

Milford High football is much less about secrecy than it is just raw power. Opponents might have to get used to that fact in 2019. We get a glimpse of this year’s Spartans on Friday night (7 p.m.) as they host Hollis Brookline, a pass-happy, wide-open opponent that probably has kept Milford ...

Fall season previews for local teams

Division II field hockey Milford Coach: Betsey Kallfelz Returning Starters: Sophia Renda, Sr.,goalie; Mykaela Cederberg, Sr., midfield; Caroline Boudreau, Sr., midfield; Abigail Forrence, Sr., midfield; Sydney Kolasinski, Sr., forward; Jenna D’Angelis, Sr., forward; Cora Holtshouser, ...

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 ...