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Cabinet Sports

Milford quarterback is staying local for college

The biggest fish in the smallish Division II South Conference pool is heading for the Seacoast and open water. Milford High senior Gavin Urda, a two-time all-state football selection, has accepted an honor to be a preferred walk-on and attempt to play his college ball at the University of New ...

Hoop season ends with tourney losses

For many, especially the seniors, the high school boys and girls basketball seasons came to an abrupt halt this winter. Neither the Milford High or Souhegan High girls reached the postseason, while on Monday night, the Sabers and Spartans each bowed out on the road in the opening night of the ...

Titan-Sabers squad made some history

SALEM - It had to feel good for the Nashua North-Souhegan boys ice hockey team. You were the first team in this co-op history to reach the Division I playoffs. The postseason joy was just too fleeting. There was no upset to be had for the Saber-Titans. At some point, here at the Icenter ...

Exeter ends Souhegan girls’ season

EXETER – Exeter High set the tone … times three … and that quick jump ended Souhegan High’s season, 4-0, in the Division I girls hockey playoff opener on Tuesday afternoon. The sixth-seeded Blue Hawks put up goals 85, 83 and 126 seconds into each of the periods and kept the No. 11 ...

Milford, HB set for showdown

It is March, time to measure up for many winter high school sports teams. The Milford High boys basketball team, currently 9-8 and trending in the right direction with five wins in the last seven, has one final practice test before the final exam of the Division II state playoffs ...

Tourney time revs up

Welcome to potentially the busiest sports month of the year. The maddening month of March. It’s got everything - all the high school championships being decided; the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball and hockey tournaments, the opening of the Major League Baseball season, plus key ...

Guertin wins wrestling crown

GOFFSTOWN – On paper, Bishop Guertin was the clear winner of Saturday’s NHIAA Division II Wrestling Championships. To paraphrase the old saying though, wrestling meets don’t take place on paper, they take place on gym mats. The Cardinals took the overall team title with 255 points on ...

Big win

NASHUA - Playoffs. It’s a foreign word for the players on the Nashua High School North-Souhegan hockey team, because they’ve never made them in Division I since the co-op was formed five years ago. But the Saber-Titans took a huge step toward making the state tourney with a 3-1 win ...

Souhegan girls hockey falls

NASHUA – A high school hockey girls goalie can be the key thing, but she doesn’t have to be everything. That’s the lesson the Souhegan Sabers learned Monday afternoon in a 7-1 loss at the hands of St. Thomas-Winnacunnet-Dover at Conway Arena. Souhegan was without ill starting goalie ...

Spartan boys finish sixth

The Milford High School boys swim team finished sixth to highlight the local efforts in the Division II boys and girls State Meet late Saturday at the University of New Hampshire, while the Souhegan boys were ninth. Oyster River captured the boys title with 205 points, followed by Windham ...

Milford, Souhegan wrestlers chase championships

Goffstown High School will host the NHIAA Division II Wrestling Championships on Saturday and both Souhegan High and Milford High will have athletes gunning for titles. Ten Spartans will be hitting the mat, including 126-pounder Deacon Currier, who was a runner-up in this event a year ...

Boys hoop tourney spots beckon

The winter season is winding down rapidly. And while there have been lessons and rebuilding on many fronts, hopes remain that March could be special in these parts. Most likely, the optimism will reside in the boys basketball ranks. Neither 5-6 Souhegan or 6-7 Milford look destined for an ...

BG’s Carney aims to finish with a flourish

NASHUA – Say it ain’t so, Erin Carney. The Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball 1,000-point scorer, who has been a key component of the last three Cardinal Division I titles in a streak of four, will likely play her last organized competitive game next month in the state ...

Incredible

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – Bishop Guertin High School girls hockey coach Scott Ciszek knows his team has a potential super hero. “In that movie the Avengers, they’re talking about how the Avengers can’t save the world,” Ciszek said. “Then Robert Downey, Jr. says ‘We’ve got a ...

Milford girls win big

The Milford High girls enjoyed a big day in the NHIAA Division II Indoor Track State Meet, held on Sunday at Dartmouth College. Milford placed fourth with 34 points, led by one individual champion. Junior Renee Wilson simply crushed the field in the long jump, winning by over a foot. The ...

Ninja Mickayla

Milford Middle School eighth grader Mickayla Dube is again ready to take on the world. The 13-year-old has qualified for this month’s National Ninja League World Championships in North Carolina. It is Dube’s third time qualifying for the World Championships in a physically-demanding ...

ROUNDUP

BOYS BASKETBALL MILFORD 72, MERRIMACK VALLEY 48 Trailing 13-10 after the opening quarter, the Spartans (6-6) turned it on the rest of the way, leading 30-15 at the half and 57-31 after three. Milford had five scorers in double figures: Christian Jones and Caden Zakenski with 12 each, ...

Local swimmers at Guertin meet

A total of nine swim teams convened in the pool over the weekend for the Bishop Guertin Invitational. There were several top performances from the local contingent. For Souhegan, freshman Amanda Ulicny won the 200 freestyle (1:56.04) and the 500 freestyle (5:15.81). Senior Alexa Leary was ...

Amherst’s Woodford coming on at BG

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – At 6-foot-4, Daniel Woodford has a basketball body. But it is hockey that runs through his blood. A sophomore from Amherst, Woodford is making the climb as one of the power players in NHIAA hockey at Bishop Guertin in Nashua. Not even halfway through his high school ...

Tournament spot still within Sabers’ reach

PELHAM – The chore is a simple one, convince the young Souhegan Sabers, that even with just three wins heading into the final seven games that the playoffs are still a possibility. “Last year we had higher hopes, but this is still realistic,” said Sabers’ coach Mike Vetack, after his ...