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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 ...

Desperate Measures

MILFORD – Desperate for a victory on the young boys hoop season, 0-2 Milford High did not wait for an invitation. The Spartans just went out and snatched it. Following a 33-33 first half, Milford played a near-perfect third quarter in its home opener, outscoring Oyster River to the tune ...

Gritty Shepard transitions to hardwood

MILFORD – A tight end in the fall, Joe Shepard didn’t say much about not seeing the football from his quarterback Gavin Urda. “I catch it a little better out here anyways,” said the bruising Shepard after his four-point, 12 rebound night in Tuesday’s win over Oyster River. Shepard ...

Dover pulls away from Alvirne-Milford to win on the ice

Boys Hockey Dover 6, Alvirne- Milford 3 A 3-3 game after two periods turned in the third for an Admirals team that battled hard all the way to the finish. Anthony Derosa scored twice, and Zach Greer had a goal for Alvirne-Milford, the first of his high school career. Brayden King was ...

Area icemen battle hard at Conway Arena tourney

Both area boys ice hockey teams found the skating tough over the holiday week at the Conway Arena Tournament. Nashua North-Souhegan was 0-1-1 in the event, while Alvirne-Milford was 0-2. Here’s a look at the action. KEENE 3, NORTH-SOUHEGAN 3 Blackbirds coach Chris McIntosh while ...

Milford, Souhegan bounced from playoffs, but season had high points

One local entity, the Milford High Spartans, can call themselves South Conference champions. The other, Souhegan High, owns a win over those same Spartans. Still, the high school football season came to an end prematurely for both as the Sabers and Spartans were eliminated in the Division II ...

Spartans volleyball rolls into semis before losing

Sixth-seeded Coe-Brown controlled the bulk of the action, ending the Milford High volleyball season in a 25-21, 13-25, 25-20, 25-21 state semifinals win. “They just were super tight today. They played tentative and it cost us,” said Spartans coach Mia Malafronte, whose club finished at ...

Souhegan’s Trudel fourth at NE meet

After winning the Division II and Meet of Champions titles, the Souhegan High girls had one more superb race in them, placing ninth at the recent New England Championships at Manchester, Conn. Teams and individual standouts from five of the six New England states – Massachusetts abstained ...

Flying Fischer delivers

NASHUA – About the only quiz Caroline Fischer has failed this fall was when the reporter asked her post-race on Saturday how many state or all-state championships she had won in four years at Bishop Guertin High School. She’s excused on that one. This is cross country, not calculus, and ...

Familiar story lines in postseason openers

In Division II football, it’s just like the great Yogi Berra said, “Deja vu all over again.” For the second straight year Alvirne High and Milford met in the final week in the season and will meet in the opening round of the playoffs. Ditto for Bow and Souhegan High. Played in the ...

Sabers’ brave run ends

Last Friday night’s Division II state semifinal field hockey upset of the top-seeded, defending champion Derryfield School might go down as one of the great victories in Souhegan High School history. It was also the most physically and emotionally draining ever, 80 minutes of field hockey ...