Cabinet Sports

Gillis, Tyrell lauded at next level

Milford’s Bonnie Gillis, a Bishop Guertin alum, was one of 18 members of the Saint Michael’s College field hockey team that qualified for the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Collegiate Division II National Academic Squad for this past fall. The Purple Knights earned an ...

Zlotnick pumped for spring, then challenges at West Point

From small town to college town, this Souhegan High School senior is almost ready to pack her bags. Arielle Zlotnick, track and cross country runner for SHS, has made an honorable decision for her future. The United States Military Academy at West Point will be her home for the next four ...

Milford’s Conley the inspiration for trip into world of boxing

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, ...

Amazing week for Amherst’s Ireland at C-S

Colby-Sawyer College’s Brittany Ireland had a dynamite week on the lacrosse field. The senior from Amherst was named Great Northeast Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the Chargers, who went 2-0 in that span, each against conference opponents. Ireland scored eight goals and dished ...

High school tennis teams kick into action this week

By HECTOR LONGO Staff Writer The Souhegan High boys tennis program went nine years between state titles, before capping an unbeaten 2018 with its first crown since 2009. With four starters returning from that group, the Sabers might be thinking repeat. “We have lots of work to do this ...

Milford High won’t have boys tennis

Tennis anyone? That call fell on deaf ears as far as any prospective boys players at Milford High School were concerned. The Spartans administration, seeing only three student-athletes having any interest in playing boys tennis, cancelled the season recently. The signs were there a year ...

Souhegan’s Trudel sizzling as outdoor approaches

With eyes from all over the nation watching, the pressure was no problem for Souhegan freshman Chloe Trudel, who recently attended New Balance Indoor National Championships in New York City, an event that displays the country’s best athletes in the sport. “Running on a stage is really the ...

New era in baseball blasts off

It was probably in early to mid-May when then-Souhegan High School head baseball coach Bill Dod sat down in a meeting with trusted assistants Tom Walker and Mike Beliveau. He wanted either of them to take over the program for the future as Dod had already announced that his 50-year coaching ...

Rivier hoop star rewrites record book

NASHUA ­– When it comes to Kaylee Kacavas, Rivier University women’s basketball coach Paul Williams doesn’t mince words. “She’s the best player who has ever played at Rivier,” Williams said. “Or at least she’s in the conversation.” Williams is careful not to insult ...

Milford seeks volleyball coaches for fall season

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. The Spartans volleyball program has been extremely successful recently, reaching the Division II state championship game this ...

Milford’s Williams will run at Division 1 Stony Brook

MILFORD ­– With Division 1 college athletics in her personal genetic makeup, Viankah Williams often heard about and fantasized about “the dream.” “Seeing it come to life is just a totally different story. That’s just crazy,” beamed the Milford High track sensation. Williams ...

Winter season comes to close

AMHERST – Souhegan High boys basketball coach Peter Pierce, even as his season came to a close prematurely, sounded like a man still in it for the long haul. Immediately after the Sabers’ elimination, he talked about the team and the program’s commitment to defense. It’s a choice ...

Souhegan’s Paquette first team All-State

The Girls Hockey All-State Team has been released, and two area players are on it. Souhegan senior scoring forward Shannon Paquette made First Team while Sabers defenseman Clare Woodford was an Honorable Mention. The team is as follows: PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Carissa Towlson, Exeter. COACH ...

Roller-coaster season for Admirals closes in playoff loss

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – In the game of hockey, it takes only a split second to change one’s fortunes. Sometimes even less than that. Oyster River’s Liam Spurling scored the tying goal with just two-tenths of a second left on the second period clock, and the No. 9 Bobcats took that ...

Weird end to Spartans’ February

HOLLIS – It has to go down as one of the most miserable months of February in history. And yet, the Milford High boys basketball team survived. Even with the Spartans’ seventh straight loss to close out the regular season. The hosts from Hollis Brookline High hadn’t won a game in ...

Souhegan’s Trudel opens eyes at New Englands

The ground around us may not look like it, but the outdoor track season is now upon us. The indoor season for the region’s elite track athletes concluded Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston with the New England Interscholastic Championships. Chloe Trudel of Souhegan ran a ...

Silver Knights sold to Worcester owner

NASHUA – A Nashua Silver Knights off-season of upheaval and change has been hit with the ultimate new development: Owner Drew Weber has announced he is in the process of selling the Futures Collegiate League franchise to Worcester Bravehearts owner John Creedon, Jr. The team, both Weber ...

Eliminated from playoffs by Lebanon-Stevens-Kearsarge

GOFFSTOWN – All in all, considering the whirlwind that the Souhegan High girls hockey team had been through, it wasn’t that bad a spot to be in, down 5-4 with six minutes left in the state tourney first-rounder with Shannon Paquette streaking down right wing on a partial ...

Admirals fall, set for playoffs

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass. – It hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing for the Admirals lately. But the Alvirne-Milford boys hockey team is hoping the second season will be their better season, after limping into the Division II tournament with four straight losses, including Saturday’s 8-3 ...

Oyster River stops Souhegan

AMHERST – The Souhegan Sabers kept things close, but ultimately couldn’t come up with a win, falling 58-52 to Oyster River on Friday night. Things remained tight throughout much of the contest, with the both teams taking 27 points apiece into the halftime break, with Souhegan senior ...