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Pro boxing in Nashua sure to rock

Cabinet Sports

NASHUA – About the only connection between Sully Erna and Nashua was a couple mid-1990s gigs at Sharky’s. “That was way back, before we even got our first (record) deal,” said Erna, a native of the Merrimack Valley in Massachusetts and the lead singer of the eclectic heavy-metal ...

Nashua South’s Plourde happy back on grid

Cabinet Sports

Tanner Plourde has been in heaven all week. Why? Because this week at camp at Vermont’s Castleton University in preparation for the annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl Game set for CU’s Spartan Field on Saturday, the daily routine is all about one thing - football. “It’s a lot of fun,” ...

Souhegan receiver eyes big season

Cabinet Sports

As far as scares go, this one was minor. Souhegan High wide receiver Trey Johnson saw his training schedule slowed a couple weeks by a knee hyper-extension. “It’s fine, maybe a week or two,” said Johnson as he watched the Sabers compete without him at the recent Northeast 7-on-7 ...

Brown solid in Nashua

Cabinet Sports

NASHUA – Nothing could separate them on Saturday at Sky Meadow, but two strokes proved to be the difference on Sunday at Nashua Country Club. That two-stroke advantage belonged to Jack Brown as he edged out Austin Baker in the 59th Annual Nashua City Championship Golf Tournament. Baker’s ...

Milford hosts 54th Rotary Swim Meet

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD – Teams from all over the Granite State and northern Massachusetts hit the pool at Milford Keyes Park for the 54th Milford Rotary Swim Meet recently. Several area athletes represented their teams with superb efforts, capturing three victories for their team. The home team had ...

Talented duo leads pack in Sabers’ bid to replace Lohnes

Cabinet Sports

The way Souhegan High football coach Robin Bowkett sees it, both Luke Manning and Austin Jain should play pretty big roles for the Sabers this fall. He’s just not sure where. “The great thing is that the guy who doesn’t make it can make the move to receiver and really help us out,” ...

Dodgers primed for strong summer

HB Sports

The New England Independent Baseball League has been around since earlier this decade when it replaced New Hampshire Senior Babe Ruth’s Southern League. But each summer brings at least slight changes to the list of teams which compete in the wood bat league. And the 2019 campaign will ...

Post 98 baseball reloading on fly this summer

Merrimack Sports

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

Merrimack Sports

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

Merrimack Sports

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 ...

Silver Knights’ Batchelder on comeback trail

Bedford Sports

NASHUA – The road back from injury is always a bumpy one, as Amherst’s Owen Batchelder is finding out. A summer with the Nashua Silver Knights might make that road a bit smoother. At least that’s what the soon-to-be Northeastern University junior hopes. “I tried to get back into the ...

State champion Citron unbeaten, unstoppable

Bedford Sports

So just how does a sophomore celebrate a clean sweep of the high school tennis season? For Bedford High’s Carley Citron, the answer was pretty simple. Citron just does what comes naturally, scooping up the rackets and finding a court, be it practice or a tournament, at home or somewhere ...

Mutts drop tough summer opener

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – Summer baseball is about individuals putting in the time, honing their craft, working on their game. Getting better. Roy Santiago shattered that mold shortly after he and the Nashua Chiefs held off the Souhegan Valley Mutts, 4-3, on opening night in the New England Independent ...

Let the (Granite State) Games begin!

Cabinet Sports

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 ...

Bedford baseball falls to Lancers in state final

Bedford Sports

Another brilliant Bedford High baseball state tournament run ended in the Division I championship game with the Bulldogs falling to Londonderry, 1-0, in a classic pitchers’ duel. Bedford’s Trevor Anibal and the Lancers’ Nolan Lincoln. Anibal went all six innings for Bedford. He ...

Bedford stars named to ‘Cup’ team

Bedford Sports

Some of the Granite State’s finest senior lacrosse players will head to Lebanon High School on Saturday, June 22, for the annual New Hampshire/Vermont Byrne Cup All-Star Games. Bedford High will be well-represented in the girls game as both graduating seniors Hannah McCarthy and Sydney ...

Sabers’ Goddard rules on the court

Cabinet Sports

The high school tennis season officially came to an end late this week with two local doubles teams bowing in the boys and girls finals, respectively. However, earlier in the week, for the second straight year, Souhegan High School has a boys state singles tennis champion. Junior Sam ...