Winter sports previews: Manchester Memorial
MANCHESTER, NH – From the basketball court to the hockey rink to the heights of New Hampshire’s ski slopes, the weather forecast may be growing cooler by the day, but practices are heating up for Manchester Memorial High School student athletes as the winter season approaches. Girls Basketball.
Spaulding wrestlers place fourth at Salem invite; Schoff nets game-winner for KnightHawks
SALEM – The Spaulding High School wrestling team placed fourth at the 15-team Salem Blue Devil Invitational on Saturday. Sawyer Goodwin placed first in the 175-pound weight class, while Evan Couture was second at 215. Wesley Chesser (215) was third in his weight class, while Trey Wiley (106) and...
Family First: Star Athlete Takes His Talent to Saint Anselm
The crack of the bat is arguably one of the greatest sounds in all sports. Such a loud and sharp sound may cause the average onlooker to wince or flinch as the ball flies off the bat. But as senior Charlie Petruney stands in the batter’s box, his expression does not change. With each swing of the bat, he maintains focus on his only objective. He has been in this position before, perhaps even a thousand times. Every movement is conditioned to perfection, yet he fails more than he succeeds. After all, his love for the game prevails.
Campbell and Kearsarge girls basketball face off in season opener
In a thrilling season opener, Campbell and Kearsarge girls basketball teams, both previous D-3 tourney participants, showcased their skills. Standout performances included Tessa Manalo's impressive shot for the Cougars and Ava Shapiro's wide-open triple. Campbell's Mackenzie Ripley and Carly Hoover also shone with their own spectacular plays.
Goffstown High's Kyla Pothier: Senior Year Debut as Paw Print Journalist
Kyla Pothier is a senior at Goffstown High School. This is her first year as a journalist for the Paw Print. She enjoys taking photos, being involved in the school community, and volunteering. With a passion for photography, she hopes to continue with a career based in media.Visit here for more details.
Malden resident inducted into National College Athlete Honor Society
Saint Anselm College student Jane Harrington of Malden, Mass., a Communication major in the class of 2024, has been inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma, a national scholar-athlete honor society, for the 2022-2023 academic year. Chi Alpha Sigma recognizes college students who receive a varsity letter in their sport while maintaining a 3.4 or higher cumulative GPA throughout their junior and/or senior years. Inductees rank among the top student athletes in the country.
Derryfield School Winter Sports Preview: Expectations High for Upcoming Season
• Derryfield School's winter sports teams are preparing for the upcoming season, with Courtney Cheetham entering her fourth season as head coach. • Returning players include Katie McCormick, Chloe Bremberg, Kailyn Plage, and Briana Sanchez, all of whom have multiple years of varsity experience.
Men's Hockey Falls to Yale
New Haven, C.T.—The Merrimack Warriors Men's Hockey team overcame a two goal deficit but conceded three third period goals to fall 5-2 to the Yale University Bulldogs. Merrimack (6-9-1, 2-6-1): 2, Yale (3-8-0, 2-5-0): 5. Yale would score the game's first goal just over eight and a half minutes...
Tom Sheehan Showcases Strength and Speed in 2023
BOW, New Hampshire — Throughout Tom Sheehan’s career in the Big Machine Vodka SPIKED Coolers TA2 season, he has followed the words of the legendary Mario Andretti. “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to unrelenting pursuit of your goal, a commitment to excellence, that will enable you to attain the success you seek.”
Women's Hockey Stifled by Vermont
Burlington, V.T.—The Merrimack Warriors Women's hockey team battled, but were defeated by the University of Vermont Catamounts by a score of 4-2 on Friday afternoon in the Warriors final game of the calendar year. The Basics. Merrimack (6-10-1, 3-8-1): 2, Vermont (8-8-1, 7-6-0): 4. Vermont scored almost immediately, firing...
Women's Basketball Shoots Past Rivier 83-72
In a tightly contested first quarter that saw multiple lead changes, the Rams used a 6-0 run capped by a three from Chloe Rayko to take an 18-12 lead, but Rivier closed the gap with a spurt of their own and trailed 20-17 after one. Rivier took the lead back...
Women’s basketball prepares to take on key opponents this season
In the halls of Saint Anselm College, anticipation is building for the upcoming women’s basketball season. The Hawks are gearing up for what promises to be an exciting and competitive journey in the 2023-2024 season. With a roster brimming with talent, a dedicated coaching staff, and a passionate fan base, Saint Anselm is poised to make waves in the world of collegiate basketball.
Men’s basketball is back and ready to defend NE-10 title
The Saint Anselm men’s basketball team is back! This season they are looking to defend their NE10 title in what is sure to be an amazing season. The Hawks are looking to recapture that 2023 postseason magic and bring home yet another NE10 title to the Hilltop. However, to...
Granite State Pro Stock Series Officials Announce 2024 Schedule
WALPOLE, N.H. – Granite State Pro Stock Series officials announced Friday the schedule of events for the 2024 racing season. The series slate includes a nine-race championship battle spread from May to October, with the championship event taking place at Lee USA Speedway’s Octoberfest weekend. The Granite State...
Lancer Dancers leap to the top of New England competition
The moderator of the competition started announcing the places. As he revealed fifth place, fourth place, and third place, the Lancer Dancers sat in a circle holding hands, as they hadn’t heard their name called yet. When he announced that second place was a tie and neither of the...
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Rips College Football Playoff Committee
The state of Florida is not happy following the College Football Playoff selections on Sunday. Florida State, despite going 13-0 with an ACC championship, was left out of the College Football Playoff. The Seminoles will be facing Georgia in the Orange Bowl. Ron DeSantis, the state's governor, ...
Exeter's Josh Morissette sets Saint Anselm basketball record with 12 3-pointers in win
MANCHESTER — Saint Anselm College sophomore Josh Morissette missed his first three 3-point attempts in Tuesday's Division II men's college basketball game against Franklin Pierce. But, it wouldn't continue that way for the Exeter native, who made his next 12 in a row, setting a school record and scoring...
NHSportspage Jamboree Highlights
Highlights from our 10th jamboree, held at Londonderry High School. Leading scorers: Allie McBride (Hanover) 19 points and Sofia Payne (Concord) 10. Leading scorers: Garrett Hall (Alvirne) 17 and Will Mollica (St Thomas) 14. Game 3: Exeter (Boys) 52, Conant 40. Leading scorers: Nate McNeff (Exeter) 16 and Ben Sawyer...
Cornhole tournament in honor of Bruce Taylor, owner of Wicked Cornhole
TEWKSBURY — On Nov. 15, 2023, local small business icon, Bruce Taylor, passed away after a brave battle with cancer. Taylor was a beloved husband, father and friend, but was known by most in the community as the heart and sole of his local business, Wicked Cornhole. Wicked Cornhole...
Men's Basketball Tripped Up at Florida
GAINESVILLE, FLA. – The Merrimack College men's basketball team lost its Tuesday night matchup with the University of Florida 77-57. Both Samba Diallo and Jordan Derkack finished the game with a team-high 14 points. Derkack bettered Diallo in rebounds by three after grabbing nine. Adam "Budd" Clark was the only other Warrior in double figures with 11 points in the loss.