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Cabinet Sports

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 ...

Hollis Brookline takes out Milford boys in Tuesday showdown

HOLLIS – As the fouls accumulated, the pace slowed and Hollis Brookline tenaciously tightened the defensive screws. The intensity was just enough to hold off a feisty bunch from Milford, 48-45. Nothing was settled until the final buzzer as Gavin Urda’s attempted 30-footer to tie rattled ...

Saber Titans break the ice

Boys Hockey NASHUA NORTH-SOUHEGAN 10, CENTRAL-WEST 2 Jack Belter and Michael Dodge each had two goals as the Saber-Titans snapped a five game losing streak to improve to 2-6-1. Cam Gagne and Ryan Ducharme scored their first ever high school goals as the locals outshot winless ...

Jones could hold key for Spartans

HOLLIS – At 3-5, Milford High’s boys have plenty of work to do over the second half in the race to the Division II playoffs. Senior Christian Jones says prepare for something big. “Once (fellow Spartan senior) Gavin (Urda) gets healthy, teams had better watch out for us,” said ...

Guertin’s Fischer earns top honor

Bishop Guertin High School senior Caroline Fischer got some much-expected and much-deserved news this week. The Providence College-bound distance standout, our Telegraph Cross Country Runner of the Year, added Gatorade New Hampshire Cross Country Runner of the Year to her already loaded ...

Hollis-Brookline knocks off Souhegan

AMHERST – It was Souhegan’s floor, with the game played at the Sabers’ pace and physicality. Yet, it was Hollis Brookline which felt quite at home. The Cavaliers put the clamps on rugged Matt McCool and Souhegan, posting the early-season upset, 45-39. “Every game is important, to ...

Moses gets late present

The holidays are long gone, but let’s take a survey: What was your best Christmas present? Chances are, it would be tough to top the one former Bishop Guertin High School quarterback Hayden Moses received. If you’re a local high school football fan, you know Moses’ story by now. He ...

Milford gets 3 individual wins

Indoor Track: Milford High saw three individual winners on their way to a third place finish in the Team State Pentathlon competition in the afternoon session at UNH on Sunday. Portsmouth’s A team was first and Pinkerton Academy placed second with the Spartans in third. Leslie MacGrath ...

Milford falls on rough shooting night

MILFORD – Tuesday night wasn’t a good night for offense in the Souhegan Valley, with Milford falling to Souhegan, 41-30. The Spartans actually finished with more three-pointers (six) than two-pointers (four) in the loss, finishing 4-for-20 from the field in the first half. Despite ...

Bartolomucci excels in pool

MILFORD – Acclaimed author Jack Canfield once noted, “Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” For Milford High’s Andrew Bartolomucci, it might not have been “everything,” but greatness resided there, in the deep end of the swimming pool. “I started swimming when I ...

Trudel leads track locals

Saturday was all about the relays and Sunday the individuals took center stage at the Dartmouth Relays in Hanover, where top track athletes from all over New England, Canada and the Mid-Atlantic states convened. The region was well-represented. Souhegan came away a winner in the distance ...