Salem Blue Devils Football '17

Lineman McCormack’s two unlikely touchdowns sends Pinkerton past Salem, into title game

SALEM — With a trip to the Division 1 championship game within reach, Pinkerton’s Josh McCormack would not be denied.

With the Astros clinging to a three-point lead midway through the fourth quarter, McCormack burst through the offensive line, saw the fumble pop loose and grabbed on as tight as he could.

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Football, 11/11/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Salem overcomes slow start to beat Londonderry, but loses Sibanda

SALEM - It was the perfect game plan, and it was executed near-flawlessly by upset-minded Londonderry in the first half.

Play stout defense, win the turnover battle and milk every possible second of clock on offense against an undefeated Salem team.

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Football, 11/04/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Sibanda, Salem crush Londonderry

SALEM — Josh Sibanda continued his monstrous season, rushing for 221 yards and three touchdowns as Salem beat Londonderry 35-14 to remain unbeaten.

Salem led 28-0 at halftime and never looked back, getting on the board early in the first quarter after Sibanda broke free for a 45-yard rushing TD.

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Football, 10/27/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Sibanda, Salem smashes Nashua North

SALEM — The unbeaten Salem football team made short work of Nashua North on Friday night, with Josh Sibanda erupting for 240 yards rushing and three touchdowns to help pace the 60-14 win.

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Football, 10/20/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Sibanda immense in return

SALEM — Salem had played fine the last three weeks without Josh Sibanda but the unbeaten Blue Devils are still overjoyed to have him back.

The returning Eagle-Tribune offensive MVP, who was nursing a knee injury, scored four touchdowns and Salem sped to a massive 43-7 halftime lead en route to a 43-21 win over Merrimack.

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Football, 10/13/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Genest stars as Salem clips Pinkerton

SALEM, N.H. — Understandably, Salem senior middle linebacker Ben Genest liked what he saw when he looked out on the field in the second half Saturday afternoon.

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Football, 10/10/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Unbeaten Blue Devils rough up Alvirne

SALEM —  On the second play from scrimmage, Dom Paci bolted 63 yards to paydirt and Salem cruised from there to a dominating 42-0 win over Alvirne.

The Blue Devils (5-0), who are the No. 1 team in the Union Leader-WMUR statewide poll, wouldn't be denied.

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Football, 09/29/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Salem wallops Keene

SALEM — In what turned out to be the sixth largest victory in the history of Salem High School, the Blue Devils continued their hot start to the season with a dominating 57-14 win over Keene. 

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Football, 09/22/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Salem runs away in rout of Nashua South

NASHUA - Matt Soldano looked to be dead to rights in the open field. The senior Salem quarterback and co-captain took off on a bootleg to the right, but ran out of blockers at the 25-yard-line. Starring down two rushing Nashua South defenders, Soldano used his slender 6-foot-1 frame to split the middle, easily pushing one smaller safety out of his way, then simply outran a third defender into the end zone to cap a 47-yard touchdown run.

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Football, 09/08/17 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars