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Merrimack Sports

Tomahawks chosen for spots on first team and second team

Several locals were named to the Divison I and II New Hampshire Field Hockey Coaches Association All-State Field Hockey teams. First-team locals in DivisIon I were Bishop Guertin’s BrookeYabroudy and Sarah Coyle, Merrimack’s Erin Knauer and Demetria Gonzalez and Bedford High’s Rachel ...

Merrimack pushes Timberlane to limit, but falls

PLAISTOW – These 12 Merrimack High boys soccer seniors played the game with grit, passion and commitment, changing a culture and raising the bar for the program. Wednesday afternoon, it came to a heart-breaking end for them after nearly 98 minutes as the 10th-seeded Tomahawks fell to ...

Dyer sparks Tomahawks

MERRIMACK – Jared Dyer is already spending his athletic inheritance, and spending it wisely. You see, the Merrimack High School football standout ironically comes from a family with a rich Nashua football history. His father, Jeff, was a Nashua standout in the mid 1980s, and his uncle, ...

Merrimack High squads look for tourney chances

With the fall regular seasons either closed or closing fast, here’s a look at where the Merrimack High teams stand. The Tomahawk field hockey team closed its regular season nicely, winning seven of its last 10 to finish up at 8-6. Merrimack will most likely again host an opening round ...

Merrimack offense sizzling as season grinds on

MERRIMACK – With a trio of must-win types of games on the horizon, Merrimack High took care of business against winless Keene. The Tomahawks built a 27-0 lead by halftime and put the game well out of reach with two early scores in the second half en route to a 40-6 blasting of the ...

Tomahawks hammer Bishop Guertin

NASHUA – It’s a new day, a new week, and a new month for the Merrimack High School football team, which likely felt as if it saved its season on Saturday night. The Tomahawks, tied at 7 with Bishop Guertin at halftime on a chilly night at Stellos Stadium, powered their way through the ...

Post 98 baseball reloading on fly this summer

Folks who gripe and grouse about today’s teenagers having too many distractions and side-interests taking them away from the good old fun of “going outside to play” need to know that there are young men who take their baseball seriously enough to not in fact want a break from it when ...

Tomahawks celebrate most successful lax season in years

If you understand the boys lacrosse ranks in the Granite State, you know how tough it is to climb up the ladder. This spring, the Merrimack Tomahawks made one of those significant giant steps. Merrimack finished up with a 10-6 regular season mark, earning the program’s first home game in ...

Granite State games hit stride

Ahhh, the Games people play. These Games, the Granite State Games, are a good thing. Believe it or not, Bishop Guertin High School girls soccer coach Pat Mulcahy’s vision began its fifth year on Monday, giving student athletes a chance at scholarship money (about $4,000 involved) and the ...

Tomahawk track team very sharp at Division I meet

Merrimack High’s boys track team had itself right in the midst of the team title chase early on with 38 points in the Division I State Track Meet, which had it trailing Exeter by a mere two points. But Exeter proved to be too much, and Merrimack settled for fourth place overall. At the ...

Super Silver Knights summer of action set at Holman Stadium

NASHUA – The ledgers are being pushed aside. The legal papers put away. The sales contracts given a day off, for now. Why? In the world of the Nashua Silver Knights, it’s time for baseball, not franchise sales, hirings and firings. Finally. After a tumultuous off season of front ...

Tomahawk track teams focused on Division I meet

MERRIMACK – Next stop for the Merrimack High School track teams, the Division I State Championship outdoor track meet, Friday night, May 24, at the University of New Hampshire. The Tomahawks hosted the Merrimack Invitational last week with the boys taking second place The Tomahawk boys ...

Merrimack nine rebounds nicely after rugged loss

The Merrimack High baseball team suffered a crushing Saturday loss, a week ago. The Tomahawks gave up a 3-0 lead in the seventh to unbeaten Bishop Guertin, but it was how they responded that has to give you some incredible optimism. Merrimack came back on Wednesday night to stomp Nashua ...

Tomahawk track teams piling up points this spring

A battle between three local teams, saw the Merrimack boys squad sweep up the competition vs. Bishop Guertin and Nashua South. They went on to win the overall with 134 points. Adam Thornton won the 100 (11.7) and the 200 (23.9). Ryan Fischer picked up a win in the 400 (55.88) and a runner ...

Hutchinson on way to amazing 18 varsity letters

An all-state lacrosse midfielder as a junior, already locked in and committed to play Division I college lax at George Mason, Merrimack High’s Melanie Hutchinson could ease off the gas pedal. Sorry, that’s just not in her DNA. April 12, Hutchinson netted the overtime game-winner in an ...

Tomahawk girls lacrosse team finds its groove

NASHUA – After a tough opening loss at Exeter, the Merrimack High girls lacrosse team responded with back-to-back wins, first over Nashua South and most recently, 11-6, over Nashua North. The win over South was a huge confidence-builder for the youthful Tomahawks. Merrimack’s Melanie ...

With no turf, Merrimack High sports still stuck in mud

Merrimack High School girls lacrosse coach Sarah Rothhaus was a happy camper on Friday. Her Tomahawks had survived a tough, highly competetive and, for girls lacrosse, physical overtime battle with Nashua South on Friday at Stellos Stadium. She was happy with the win, but also the fact ...

Merrimack High spring teams ready for battle

Whether or not the cold, rain or messy fields cooperate, spring sports are here in the region. Here’s a look at the Merrimack High sports teams for the upcoming 2019 season. Boys Lacrosse Coach: Brian Miller 2018 Results: 3-13 Returning Starters: TJ Fasano, Sr., attack; Jordan ...

Mickey looks fine as first full pro season starts

Baseball every day. A kid’s dream, for certain. But a second-year professional ballplayer’s challenge. It’s one that faces Merrimack’s Mickey Gasper as he prepares this week to begin his first full season in the New York Yankees system with the team he was promoted to at the end of ...

Merrimack youth wrestlers step up game at Throwdown

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program hosted the 13th annual Tomahawk Throwdown at Merrimack High School recently. MYA had 27 wrestlers representing at the Throwdown. At the Throwdown, 8U wrestlers Calissa Bell, Wyatt Chaput, Caleb Bell and Ryan McMahon wrestled tough in their 62, 53 and ...