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Cabinet Sports

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 ...

Infinity swimmers at top of their game

Infinity Swim Club of Milford participated in the New England NSSC Regional Meet at St. John’s Prep in Danvers Mass., recently. In order to be eligible to swim at this meet, swimmers must achieve certain time standards for their age group. In all, 52 swimmers from Infinity Swim Club, ages ...

Solid season finale on mat

NASHUA – Souhegan High School sent four wrestlers to this past weekend’s NHIAA Meet of Champions, and two Sabers found their way to the podium. Junior James Raiser closed out his year at 24-14 and claimed fourth place overall in the meeting of the state’s top mat competitors. Raiser, ...

Dozen area wrestlers place at Division II State Wrestling Meet

GOFFSTOWN – When the Granite State’s high school wrestling elite convene Saturday at Nashua South High School for the Meet of Champions, Cabinet Country will be well-represented. A dozen wrestlers total from Milford High and Souhegan High earned their trips to the MOC with solid ...

It’s time to return to two divisions

GOFFSTOWN — Nobody appreciates the battle turned in daily, the grind, the physical and emotional wear-and-tear every high school wrestler endures from the first week of December all the way through February. It can be a brutal, character-building ride. So you can understand the powers ...

Clutch win for WLC boys keeps playoff hopes alive

Dangling at the bottom of the Division IV playoff picture in a clump of 6-11 teams, the Wilton-Lyndeborough boys delivered a huge 65-37 victory over Nute on Monday to all but assure a spot in the upcoming state tourney. The Warriors finished the regular season at 7-11. The news is not so ...

Sabers’ Paquette charges to finish

If you want to stir some emotion in Souhegan High School girls hockey coach Kelli Braley, just ask her about the program’s leading scorer, senior Shannon Paquette. “You want to make me cry?” Braley said. That’s the reality Braley faces after this season, as the Sabers’ benchmark ...

Souhegan boys fall at Pelham

PELHAM – A matchup with 7-2 Souhegan traveling to 9-2 Pelham, at least on paper, certainly could have or should have made for one of those special late January nights. The Souhegan boys just didn’t see it that way. The Sabers struggled early then got rocked to sleep in a sluggish third, ...

South-Pelham skaters edge North-Souhegan

NASHUA -- They are becoming the Kings of Comebacks. The Nashua High School South-Pelham hockey team lately hasn’t gotten rattled trailing by multiple goals. They rallied from a three goal deficit the other day to beat Alvirne-Milford, but Monday night was even more special for them as they ...

Let’s go Pats!

There’s no doubting how fierce a pair of Patriots fans that Braylon Cudworth, left, of Hollis, and Sean Fiffield, right, of Milford really are. The pair woke up at 4:30 a.m. on Sunday and got in line at 7 a.m. for the Super Bowl Sendoff at Gillette Stadium. It was cold, but the boys were ...

Tracksters tune up for Super Sunday championships

By HECTOR LONGO Staff Writer With the state meet looming on Super Bowl Sunday, several area track athletes took the Sweet Oval at UNH for one final tuneup. Milford and Souhegan competed in the morning session. Souhegan’s Arielle Zlotnick was the lone individual winner on the girls ...

Milford fights on through tough campaign

HOLLIS – Milford High School girls basketball coach Len Kulikowski knew there’d be nights this season like Tuesday’s 57-13 loss at the hands of local rival and defending Division II state champion Hollis Brookline. No one expected anything different from this game. It’s keeping these ...

Fortin, Milford boys run past gritty Cavaliers

MILFORD – At some point, the lessons and the battle scars will pay dividends. Tuesday night, it was Milford High putting its on-the-job training to proper use, playing a solid four quarters and knocking off a hungry Hollis Brookline boys squad, 55-49. The result further muddled the ...

Milford’s Williams eyes ‘grand’ return

Of all the pains incurred by injury to a high school athlete, one stands out most ... Loneliness. “It’s not the physical, it’s the mental part,” said Milford High sprint sensation Viankah Williams. “Pushing through on your own each day? That’s the hard part.” If things were ...

Souhegan surging after road win at HB

HOLLIS – The high school basketball season can often hinge on survival skills. If Tuesday night’s 52-38 win at defending Division II state champion Hollis Brookline is any indication, Souhegan High coach Peter Pierce has to be riding high into the weekend. The Sabers, now 6-1, entered ...