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Bedford Sports Talk

Bedford Sports

TRAVEL BASKETBALL Seventh-grade girls Bedford won its last regular season game in a nail biter, beating Goffstown in OT 32-29. Great defense was played by Emily Adams, and Sydney Lynch helped the team, while the offense was lead by Lizzy Stevenson and Sophia King. Eighth-grade girls The ...

Bulldogs win 11th in a row

Bedford Sports

With a one point lead through 16 minutes of basketball, Mike Fitzpatrick knew his team needed and offensive jolt and knew who could provide it. Cam Meservey sparked the No. 7 Bedford High School boys basketball team to a nine-point run in the third quarter to hurdle over No. 10 Pinkerton 55-43 ...

1 down, 3 to go

Bedford Sports

The Bedford High School girls basketball team defeated Keene last Friday to finish the regular season a perfect 18-0. The Bulldogs reward was to play the Blackbirds again Wednesday in the preliminary round of the Division I playoffs, and the result was the same. No. 1 Bedford got out to a big ...

61 now beats 100

HB Sports

There are many reasons why I love March Madness. The first two days of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament are the two best consecutive days on the sports calendar. It’s never going to be a national holiday, but that won’t keep me from taking those days off and ...

Cavs wrestle at Meet of Champs

HB Sports

Thousands of eyes around Hackler Fieldhouse had waited for it for nearly 10 hours. The 195-pound final at the Meet of Champions between Nashua North’s Joe Chimelski and Concord’s Walters Ndi had everything a main event should. A history between the wrestlers to go with ...

HB advances with win over Coe-Brown

HB Sports

The Hollis Brookline High School boys basketball team took an early lead on Coe-Brown Academy and never looked back, winning a Division II opening round game on Wednesday at home, 41-23 While No. 11 Coe-Brown had trouble scoring the ball throughout the course of the game, No. 6 Hollis ...

Hollis Brookline High School Highlights

HB Sports

Emma Newton led the Hollis Brookline High School girls track team at the New England Regional Championship last weekend. Newton, a senior, finished eighth in the girls 2-mile run, coming in in 11 minutes, 6.73 seconds. She also ran a leg for the 4x800-meter relay team, which finished 17th. ...

Hollis Brookline Sports Talk

HB Sports

SOFTBALL Youth signups Hollis/Brookline Youth Softball is holding signups for the 2014 season. There are teams available for U10 rookies, U12 minors and majors, and U16 juniors. Registration closes on March 20. Evaluations for minors and majors will be held March 22. To register, visit ...

Merrimack tops Kingswood

Merrimack Sports

They may have to climb through the ranks to get to the Division II finals, but the Merrimack High School boys hockey team showed on Wednesday it still has that tournament touch. Trailing 1-0 early in the second period, the No. 7 Tomahawks (11-8) rode a Mark Feeney hat trick to cruise past No. ...

Tomahawks fall to Cardinals

Merrimack Sports

All Jamie Sherburne needed was 12 points to reach the 1,000-point milestone. For three quarters of play in Wednesday night’s Division I girls basketball first round matchup with Merrimack High School, it appeared all host Bishop Guertin would need was 12 points to secure a win. When ...

Merrimack avoids another upset, beats Manchester West

Merrimack Sports

Merrimack High School rolled over Manchester West in an opening-round Division I tournament game Tuesday, 64-37. The Tomahawks, who have not lost on their home floor this season, were led by senior Eric Gendron who scored 18 of his 21 points in the first half. Despite the lop-sided final ...

Merrimack Sport Talk

Merrimack Sports

SOFTBALL Men’s league looking for players The Merrimack Men’s Slo-Pitch Softball League is looking for players to fill out rosters for the 2014 season. The league plays on Monday and Wednesday evenings from late April through mid-September at Martel and Twardosky fields ...

Options weighed

Merrimack Sports

Shayne Bourque still looks in a mirror and has a hard time believing what he did. But whenever the Merrimack High School senior is on the basketball court, he knows it’s for real. All his life, Bourque has filled the role of the big man on the floor, playing as much inside as out. A ...

Sabers begin quest to return to the Verizon

Cabinet Sports

Jake Latham remembers the feeling. There’s nothing like tournament time for high school hockey players. “I’m excited,” the Nashua High School North standout senior forward said. “We went there my freshman year against Londonderry, and obviously ...

Milford cruises past Plymouth

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD – If there was any hangover from losing in the final regular season game of the year, the Milford High School girls basketball team didn’t show. The top-seeded Spartans scored early and often, and prevented No. 16 Plymouth from doing the same, as they rolled to a ...

Souhegan has little trouble with Kingswood

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – The Souhegan girls basketball team won the Division II crown in 2011 and 2012 but were eliminated in the first round of last year’s playoffs. It was important for the team to gain some momentum from their first-round contest this season if they had any hopes of ...

Souhegan rallies to beat Portsmouth

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – Mike Heaney was ready to give a speech he’s given the Souhegan High School girls basketball teams a few times this season. But before the Sabers coach could open his mouth, someone was giving it for him. Maybe it was a different voice that made the message sink ...

Cabinet High School Highlights

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD BOYS BASKETBALL Feb. 28: Milford 68, St. Thomas 67 In a fourth quarter that saw numerous lead changes, Drew Jepson played the hero for the Spartans, draining a three-pointer as time expired to keep Milford’s playoff hopes alive. In addition to his clutch shot, Jepson also ...

Local wrestlers compete at Meet of Champions

Cabinet Sports

DERRY – Thousands of eyes around Hackler Fieldhouse had waited for it for nearly 10 hours. The 195-pound final at the Meet of Champions between Nashua North’s Joe Chimelski and Concord’s Walters Ndi had everything a main event should. A history between the ...

Cabinet Sports Talk

Cabinet Sports

PATRIOTS Parent information night The Amherst Patriots will hold an information night for parents of potential football players and cheerleaders from 6-8 p.m. on March 18 at the Wilkins Elementary Gym. No experience is needed and all skill levels are welcome. Coaches clinics will also be ...