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Cabinet Sports

Playoff action erupts

For some local high school tournament teams, there’s no tomorrow. For others, they have to wait until Thursday – or actually Saturday – to begin their post season title quests. Welcome to the 2019 local high school spring tournament season, as baseball, softball and lacrosse start their ...

Sabers razor sharp in playoff victory

AMHERST – Sometimes being a defending champion can be a bit of a burden. If so, it’s one the Souhegan High School boys tennis team has handled well this spring. “It’s stressful but also not,” Saber No. 1 singles player Sam Goddard said after his team dispatched ConVal 8-1 in the ...

One final playoff push

Mere days remain in the high school softball, baseball and lacrosse regular seasons. It’s time to study who’s in and who’s out among the region’s high school teams. In softball, there is plenty of work to be done. In Division II, a hungry Milford High bunch, paced by ...

Bring on Granite State’s finest

All the drudgery of April and the amazingly awful weather are done. The heart of outdoor track season is upon us. The University of New Hampshire will host the NHIAA’s three State Championship meets this weekend. Friday at 4 p.m., the Division I boys and girls take center stage. On ...

Area sports fans lose on this one

An old friend passed away last week. The Manchester Monarchs were just that to many – a collective friend, an entertainment venue, and at one time part of a formula that made the area a hockey hotbed with their American Hockey League rivalry with the Lowell (Mass.) Lock Monsters and later ...

College: Hess, WPI fall in NCAAs

The present certainly was superb for the Worcester Poly Tech softball team, and thanks to a handful of area players, the future could be even brighter. Sophomores Katie Martin of Bedford and Kaitlyn Hess of Milford played huge roles this spring as WPI finished with a 33-11 mark, taking home ...

Milford lax still on playoff track

MILFORD – The Milford High School boys lacrosse team may be struggling. The fight for the Spartans to somehow reach the Division II playoffs wages on. Last Wednesday, the Milford High School boys lacrosse team battled against tough competitor Campbell and fell, 15-2. “The goal was like ...

Volleyball falls to 4-7 with loss to HB

AMHERST – Don’t look now, but the Hollis Brookline boys volleyball team, once 1-2 to start the year, is coming. The Cavaliers rolled over Souhegan on Monday night, 25-10, 25-22 and 25-23, moving to 7-4 on the year. “We focused, we’re playing hard and we’re improving,” said ...

Milford track teams strong

MILFORD - Athletes from seven schools across southern New Hampshire gathered for a meet at Milford High School. On the boys’ side, Hollis Brookline earned bragging rights in the with 129 overall points, 13 ahead of second-place Milford, Two-event winners included Milford senior Victor ...

Saber baseballers raising their game

Souhegan 5, Pelham 3: The Sabers (5-6) move up the win column in a rain shortened contest. Daniel Trzepacz (RBI) and Sam Corbett (RBI) showed their quick feet stealing three and two bases respectively. Kyan Bagshaw secured his first varsity hit and contributed three runs. Jacob Grassett struck ...

Krafft makes early discus statement

MILFORD - For some, qualifying for nationals seems far out of reach. Milford High junior Robyn Krafft, has proven that with hard work, any dream is possible. Recently at the inaugural Souhegan Invitational, Krafft won the discus, shocking even herself in the process. “I was hoping to ...

Sabers fall to Cards

NASHUA – Bishop Guertin High School girls lacrosse coach Kerry Gobiel weeks ago took a look at when her team was slated to play Souhegan and cringed. “Seven o’clock on school vacation when you’re out of your routine is not the best,” she said. If you think that had her worried, ...

Spartans take to the offensive

MILFORD – Defending its home turf Friday, the Milford High girls lacrosse team hit the vacation week on a high, knocking off Inter-Lakes, 12-7. The Spartan girls dominated the field with scores by Ashley Wilder, Emily Flaherty, Sophia Renda, Kylie Greska and Elizabeth Paul. “Ashley has ...

Former UNH star has professional aspirations

Trevor Knight has just a couple of things to wrap up for his double political science/criminal justice major at the University of New Hampshire. But he’s not ready for the real world just yet. He’d rather be paid for playing the sport he loves, football. “It’s all I want to do,” ...

Milford High seeks coaches

A slew of coaching openings have presented themselves at Milford High School for the 2019-2020 school year. Athletic Director Marc Maurais noted recently that MHS is seeking applicants for the positions of Varsity Girls Volleyball, JV Girls Volleyball, Varsity Boys Soccer, Fall Spirit and JV ...

Saber Invite a hit

Familiar stars shined bright and fresh, new ones rose as Souhegan High School hosted the Saber Invitational Track Meet on Saturday. For an area track contingent just getting into the season, with the first major event of the year, many excellent performances were turned in. The Merrimack ...

Could co-ops rejuvenate tennis in area?

John Kilgore saw the issue get worse, and this past winter, he decided to do something about it. The Souhegan High School boys tennis coach, whose Sabers won the Division II title last year and are contenders again this year, has lobbied in the last year to the New Hampshire Interscholastic ...

Spartans, Warriors off to unbeaten starts

Softball Milford 13, Pelham 0 Milford moves to 4-0 on the year as Jenna DeAngelis fired a one-hitter, striking out 13 with only one walk. Amanda Atkinson was a dynamo on offense, with three hits, including a solo homer, three runs scored and three RBIs. DeAngelis was also 3 for 4, and Ally ...

Peterson always happy holding court at Milford

MILFORD – Four years ago, a freshman began her tennis career at Milford High School. In 2019, Kami Peterson has begun her final season as a high school athlete. Kami’s dedication to the sport comes solely from her love of it. “Honestly my biggest thing about tennis is just have fun, ...

Champs have work to do

NASHUA – The loud roar Monday from the second floor overlooking the indoor courts at the newly renovated Longfellow Tennis Club told you all you needed to know. It told you that the Hollis Brookline High School boys tennis team had waited 10 months for that moment. HB’s No. 4 singles ...