Merrimack Sports

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 ...

Tomahawks taking on new looks this spring

MERRIMACK - Merrimack High School athletic director Mike Soucy is walking around during early spring season tryouts with a big grin. Why? Because he feels his baseball and softball programs are in great, not just good, hands. It was a tough off-season for both sports after a tough 2018 ...

Area duo hitting ring in quest to knock out cancer

Mike O’Malley was out in his neighborhood jogging on New Year’s Day, a sight that his neighbors weren’t quite used to. One said to his wife, “Looks like Mike has a New Year’s resolution.” To which she replied, “Not just any resolution – he thinks he’s a boxer.” Well, ...

Stapelfeld steps up her game at Simmons University

Meanwhile, heading to the GNAC where former Hollis Brookline standout Cassandra Stapelfeld had a superb season at Simmons University after transferring in the summer from Endicott College. Stapelfeld was named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Second Team. ...

Merrimack Youth Wrestling Competes in NHWAY State Championships

Rhys Dewar and Bennett Meehan earn state champ titles The Merrimack Youth Wrestling program attended the annual NHWAY State Championships held at Nashua South High School in Nashua, NH on February 24, 2019. Top four placers qualified to compete in the Youth New England Wrestling Championships ...

Tomahawk girls to rise, but BG still tough at top

It’s never too early when it comes to the ever competitive New Hampshire high school girls basketball field. A tweet went out from the Manchester Memorial girls basketball program late Tuesday morning that stated “Only five days into the offseason and already five teams have committed to ...

Youth wrestlers battle at rugged New Englands

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling program attended the 2019 Youth New England Wrestling Championships held at Saint Anselm College in Manchester recently. All competitors must qualify to wrestle at their individual state championships in each of the six states. The tournament is known as the ...