Posts Tagged ‘basketball’


Big City Basketball Bunch

After winning the New Hampshire fifth and sixth grade Catholic School Championship, the Saint Thomas Aquinas School girls’ basketball squad from Derry moved on to last weekend’s New England Catholic School Championship Tournament in Boston. The locals defeated the St Charles of Boston Diocese team 33-31 in double overtime last Saturday before falling to St. Thomas of Bridgeport, Conn., on Sunday. The local team included, in front from left, […]

Pinkerton JV Boys’ Basketball Crew Learns and Develops

The Pinkerton boys’ junior varsity basketball squad did precisely what a high school sub-varsity sports team is supposed to do this past winter in learning more about its program’s system, developing player skills, and winning a bunch of ballgames as well. Coach Rich Parent’s crew posted a fine 11-7 record but didn’t last quite as […]


Hundreds Come Out to Show Love for Coach Tony Carnovale

As he stares bravely – but far too soon – at his mortality, Tony Carnovale can be left with no questions regarding what kind of difference he has made in this world after witnessing the massive outpouring of love, respect, and admiration directed his way at Gilbert H. Hood Middle School last Saturday afternoon. More […]


Lady Astro Cagers See Season End in Tourney Semifinals

First-year varsity basketball coach Lani Buskey and her Pinkerton Academy girl hoopsters had their superb 2013-14 season – and a valiant drive toward a Division I championship - end with an intense semifinal-round tournament loss to the rival Londonderry High Lady Lancers at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester on Thursday night, March 13. The sixth-seeded Lady Astros – who went 13-5 during the regular season and split games with […]


Lady Astro Cagers Bag an Upset, Reach the D-I Semifinals

First-year varsity coach Lani Buskey’s Pinkerton Academy girls’ basketball squad has done about all she could ask of it throughout her inaugural varsity campaign this winter. And the Lady Astros kept right on doing so throughout their Division I quarterfinal-round tournament contest last Saturday night. The sixth-seeded academy crew handled the number 11 Manchester Central […]

Pinkerton Girl Cagers Finish Up with Split of Games

The Pinkerton Academy girls’ basketball squad finished up their 2013-14 regular season last week with a split of decisions in games with the Manchester Memorial Lady Crusaders and the Salem High Lady Blue Devils. A huge second-quarter effort helped the Lady Astros to a 53-40 defeat of Memorial in Manchester on Tuesday, Feb. 25. But […]


Pinkerton Girl Hoopsters Experience Some Struggles

The Pinkerton Academy girls’ basketball squad has had a strong 2013-14 campaign for first-year varsity coach Lani Buskey. But the Lady Astros’ Division I record underwent a bit of a slide recently, despite the fact that Buskey’s bunch was still putting forth strong efforts. The academy crew lost three out of four recent games and […]


Pinkerton Girl Cagers Collect Two More Decisive Wins

First-year varsity coach Lani Buskey’s Pinkerton Academy girls’ basketball squad kept its superb 2013-14 campaign rolling forward in earnest last week with decisive victories over both Manchester Central and Merrimack, which drove the Lady Astros’ Division I record up to a stellar 11-1. On Tuesday night, Feb. 4, the Lady Astros built on their inspiring […]