Sports

Milford’s Krafft, Robinson cruise to victory at states

Cabinet Sports

DURHAM – After two years of having to be satisfied with runner-up trophies, the Milford High girls track and field squad strode confidently into the 2019 Division II Track and Field Championships at the University of New Hampshire on Saturday feeling like it just might be able to outdistance ...

Playoff action erupts

Cabinet Sports

For some local high school tournament teams, there’s no tomorrow. For others, they have to wait until Thursday – or actually Saturday – to begin their post season title quests. Welcome to the 2019 local high school spring tournament season, as baseball, softball and lacrosse start their ...

Spring state tourney time belongs to Bulldogs

Bedford Sports

The Bedford High boys and girls spring track teams headed to the University of New Hampshire for the Division I State Meet on Friday. The Bulldog boys placed third behind champion Exeter and runner-up Pinkerton Academy, while the girls placed ninth overall. Zach Verow recorded the lone win ...

Super Silver Knights summer of action set at Holman Stadium

Bedford Sports

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 ...

Sabers razor sharp in playoff victory

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – Sometimes being a defending champion can be a bit of a burden. If so, it’s one the Souhegan High School boys tennis team has handled well this spring. “It’s stressful but also not,” Saber No. 1 singles player Sam Goddard said after his team dispatched ConVal 8-1 in the ...

One final playoff push

Cabinet Sports

Mere days remain in the high school softball, baseball and lacrosse regular seasons. It’s time to study who’s in and who’s out among the region’s high school teams. In softball, there is plenty of work to be done. In Division II, a hungry Milford High bunch, paced by ...

Bring on Granite State’s finest

Cabinet Sports

All the drudgery of April and the amazingly awful weather are done. The heart of outdoor track season is upon us. The University of New Hampshire will host the NHIAA’s three State Championship meets this weekend. Friday at 4 p.m., the Division I boys and girls take center stage. On ...

Area sports fans lose on this one

Cabinet Sports

An old friend passed away last week. The Manchester Monarchs were just that to many – a collective friend, an entertainment venue, and at one time part of a formula that made the area a hockey hotbed with their American Hockey League rivalry with the Lowell (Mass.) Lock Monsters and later ...

Volleyballers pick right time to raise game

HB Sports

HOLLIS – The Hollis Brookline Cavaliers are peaking, and the state playoffs are right on the doorstep. The Cavs have ripped off four straight wins to move to 10-4 with only two matches left in the regular season. Hollis Brookline moved to 10-4 with game scores of 25-11, 25-6 and 25-11. ...

Tomahawk track teams focused on Division I meet

Merrimack Sports

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 ...

College: Hess, WPI fall in NCAAs

Cabinet Sports

The present certainly was superb for the Worcester Poly Tech softball team, and thanks to a handful of area players, the future could be even brighter. Sophomores Katie Martin of Bedford and Kaitlyn Hess of Milford played huge roles this spring as WPI finished with a 33-11 mark, taking home ...

Milford lax still on playoff track

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD – The Milford High School boys lacrosse team may be struggling. The fight for the Spartans to somehow reach the Division II playoffs wages on. Last Wednesday, the Milford High School boys lacrosse team battled against tough competitor Campbell and fell, 15-2. “The goal was like ...

Volleyball falls to 4-7 with loss to HB

Cabinet Sports

AMHERST – Don’t look now, but the Hollis Brookline boys volleyball team, once 1-2 to start the year, is coming. The Cavaliers rolled over Souhegan on Monday night, 25-10, 25-22 and 25-23, moving to 7-4 on the year. “We focused, we’re playing hard and we’re improving,” said ...

Milford track teams strong

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD - Athletes from seven schools across southern New Hampshire gathered for a meet at Milford High School. On the boys’ side, Hollis Brookline earned bragging rights in the with 129 overall points, 13 ahead of second-place Milford, Two-event winners included Milford senior Victor ...

Saber baseballers raising their game

Cabinet Sports

Souhegan 5, Pelham 3: The Sabers (5-6) move up the win column in a rain shortened contest. Daniel Trzepacz (RBI) and Sam Corbett (RBI) showed their quick feet stealing three and two bases respectively. Kyan Bagshaw secured his first varsity hit and contributed three runs. Jacob Grassett struck ...

Cavaliers surge forward among Division II ranks

HB Sports

HOLLIS – On, over, in. And win. That’s the theme right now for the Hollis Brookline High School baseball team. They’ll get enough base runners, move them along, and get them home. It’s worked so far as they’re 8-1 in Division II following their fourth one-run victory of the season ...

Merrimack nine rebounds nicely after rugged loss

Merrimack Sports

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 ...

Bulldogs dig in for strong second half

Bedford Sports

The defending state champion Bedford High boys tennis team flexed its muscle, schooling Hanover, 6-3, in a battle of unbeatens then added a pair of 9-0 whitewash wins to move to 10-0, heading into Friday’s 4 p.m. home test with Bishop Guertin. Jason Boucher, Derek Dong, Bohdan Higley and ...

Cavs’ baseball, softball rolling up early victories

HB Sports

Softball: Hollis Brookline 16, Bow 6 – The Cavaliers (3-3) mounted a 20-hit attack. rallying from a 5-1 hole to with their third straight game. Seven different Cavaliers multiple-hit games led by Skylar Mack (4 for 5), Cassidy Pigott (3 for 4, grand slam) and Kara Lukovits (3 hits). Ally ...

Tomahawk track teams piling up points this spring

Merrimack Sports

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 ...