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Merrimack Sports

MYA wrestlers compete in tournaments at Pinkerton

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program competed in the annual New England Rebel Classic and Wonder Women Classic Wrestling Tournaments held at Pinkerton Academy in Derry on March 19. Both tournaments served as an Ohio Tournament of Champions Qualifier and Gene Mills Eastern Nationals Qualifier ...

Pair of Hawks to Shrine

By TOM KING Staff Writer Division I semifinalist Merrimack will send receiver/cornerback Justin Weiser and 6-foot-2, 240-pound offensive lineman Ryan Roberts to the Maple Sugar Shrine Bowl this summer. The 64th annual game with Vermont will be held on Saturday, Aug. 5, at 5:30 p.m. at Castleton ...

Merrimack Youth Wrestling flexes muscle at Queen City Classic

Some 22 members of the Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program competed in the recent annual Queen City Classic with the following results: Kindergartner Andrew Schuster took third place on the podium with a win by points and one extremely narrow loss in OT. Ryan Marone, grade one, captured a fourth ...

Clippers top; Hawks to remain unbeaten

Portsmouth 62, Merrimack 51 Ian Cummings poured in 22 points, but the Clippers held off a fourth-quarter push from the Tomahawks to remain undefeated. Danny McKillop added 14 points and Owen Ploss chipped in 10 for the Tomahawks (9-3). Portsmouth junior Cody Graham notched the 1,000th point of ...

Hawks earn win over BG

NASHUA – The Merrimack Tomahawks burnished their bonafides as one of the best wrestling programs in the state, earning a 46-30 victory on the road against Bishop Guertin on Jan. 31. Merrimack won five of the first six matches of the meet, with pins from Julian Hovan and Kent Dow, and ...

MYA wrestlers compete at Seacoast Youth tournament

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program competed in the annual Seacoast Youth Wrestling Tournament held at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton on Jan. 29. Merrimack brought nine wrestlers to compete with individual results below. Kindergartner Grayson Chestnut competed in a very tough bracket ...

Merrimack wrestles to sixth

Wrestling Hovan, Parr place 4th for Merrimack Merrimack placed sixth out of 22 teams on Saturday at the Concord Capital City Classic. The Tomahawks were the top Division II team, finishing two points ahead of Windham, and it was the program's best showing in the standings at the event. Julien ...

MYA crowns 8 champs at Tomahawk Throwdown

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program hosted and competed in the annual Merrimack Tomahawk Throwdown Wrestling Tournament held for the very first time at Merrimack High School on Jan. 22. It was an exciting weekend of wrestling at the high school starting off with the Merrimack High School ...

Merrimack nips Alvirne in overtime

By BEN LEVINE Correspondent HUDSON - Despite starting the season with five wins in its first seven games, the Merrimack High Schoolbasketball team was clearly seeking another statement victory. The Tomahawks got that decision Friday night; it just took an overtime period to do so. Merrimack ...

Merrimack girls rout Exeter

Girls Basketball Merrimack 88, Exeter 38 The Tomahawks (5-4) took home a big win as they were led by Jolie Jacoby with 22 points and Abby Yuan with 14. Boys Basketball Exeter 56, Merrimack 53 The Tomahawks (5-2) were outlasted at the buzzer on Friday as the Blue Hawks' Stephen Natola hit a ...

St. Thomas edges Merrimack hockey

By TOM KING Staff Writer MANCHESTER - The Merrimack High School boys hockey team certainly hopes whatever hurts it will make it stronger. The Tomahawks fell to 2-4-1 in Division II on Monday after enduring a tough 4-3 sudden-death overtime defeat at the hands of St. Thomas Aquinas at JFK ...

Salute to a hero; Merrimack celebrates life of John Marshall

By JASON ORFAOStaff Writer MERRIMACK - One standing ovation simply wasn't enough. Before John Marshall enlisted in the Army and became a sergeant in the 116th Military Company, he developed leadership qualities as a captain of the Merrimack High School wrestling team. He lived an impactful ...

Merrimack basketball teams split with Bishop Guertin

Boys Basketball Merrimack 51, Bishop Guertin 31 Ian Cummings had 15 and Owen Ploss 12 to lead eight total scorers for the Tomahawks, who improved to 4-1 on Jan. 10. Joe DeGregorio had a good defensive game to go with five points. Clay Crowell had 16 to lead the Cards. Merrimack 62, Concord ...

’Hawks edge North, 57-56

By ANDREW SYLVIA Correspondent NASHUA - It may sound cliche, but every single basket may change a season. Just ask the Titans. Once again, Nashua North fell short in a single-digit defeat at home, this time to the red-hot Merrimack Tomahawks, 57-56. Merrimack came into the contest on a ...

3 MYA wrestlers nab titles at Chelmsford

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program competed in the annual Chelmsford Youth Wrestling Tournament held at Chelmsford High School in Chelmsford, Mass., on Jan. 8. Merrimack brought 16 wrestlers to compete with individual results below. Kindergartners Andrew Schuster and Tyler Colon both ...

Growing pains; penalties haunt Tomahawks against Bow

By TOM KINGStaff Writer MANCHESTER - The best advice Merrimack High School hockey coach Matt Davis has for his team this young season is simple: The box is bad. The penalty box, that is. The Tomahawks' fell to 0-3 in Division II after giving up four power -play goals in a 6-0 loss to Bow on ...

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Tomhawks place 3rd at Nor'Easter Invitational Six Tomahawks placed in the top four on Friday at the Hollis Brookline Nor'easter Invitational to finish in third place as a team. Merrimack was led by three runner-up showings from Julien Hovan (138 pounds), Adam Black (220) and Chad Mason (285). ...

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Merrimack Soccer Club tryouts Merrimack Soccer Club is part of the Merrimack Youth Association (MYA) soccer program, which is divided into a recreational league and Merrimack SC. As an all-volunteer organization, the Merrimack SC mission is to provide the children of Merrimack the opportunity ...

MYA Wrestling produces 2 champions, 2 runners-up

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program competed in the Jon Spohn Memorial Wrestling Classic held at Salem High School in Salem on Sunday. This is a qualifying tournament for the Gene Mills Eastern Nationals and attracts great talent from the area. Merrimack sent 18 wrestlers to compete with ...