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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 ...

Cavalier girls roll into break after perfect beginning

HB Sports

HOLLIS – For the Hollis Brookline High School girls lacrosse team, there’s no time like the present. That’s because the future is now, on the tail end of a 10-day school vacation layoff. Last Thursday’s dominant 14-6 win over rival Windham was huge. So was the 19-0 blowout of ...

Hutchinson on way to amazing 18 varsity letters

Merrimack Sports

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 ...

UNH’s Knight pushing hard for pro shot

Bedford Sports

Trevor Knight has just a couple of things to wrap up for his double political science/criminal justice major at the University of New Hampshire. But he’s not ready for the real world just yet. He’d rather be paid for playing the sport he loves, football. “It’s all I want to do,” ...

Krafft makes early discus statement

Cabinet Sports

MILFORD - For some, qualifying for nationals seems far out of reach. Milford High junior Robyn Krafft, has proven that with hard work, any dream is possible. Recently at the inaugural Souhegan Invitational, Krafft won the discus, shocking even herself in the process. “I was hoping to ...

Sabers fall to Cards

Cabinet Sports

NASHUA – Bishop Guertin High School girls lacrosse coach Kerry Gobiel weeks ago took a look at when her team was slated to play Souhegan and cringed. “Seven o’clock on school vacation when you’re out of your routine is not the best,” she said. If you think that had her worried, ...