New Hampshire Football Report

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St. Thomas vs. Trinity

When and where: Wednesday (6 p.m.) in Manchester.
Team records: St. Thomas is 4-6. Trinity is 11-1.
Regular-season result: The teams did not meet.
Noteworthy: This is the first game in what will be an annual series between the Saints and Pioneers. The game, which will shift locations each year, is being called the Bishop’s Bowl. … St. Thomas missed the playoffs in Division II and hasn’t played since Nov. 2. …Trinity won the Division III championship by beating Lebanon 28-21 on Sunday. … The Pioneers enter this game with a 10-game winning streak.

Nashua North vs. Nashua South

When and where: Wednesday (6 p.m.) at Nashua’s Stellos Stadium.
Team records: Nashua North is 9-1. Nashua South is 6-4.
Regular-season result: North won 21-6 in Nashua.
Noteworthy: This will be the 16th Turkey Bowl meeting between these city rivals, and the fourth time the Titans and Panthers played under the lights on Thanksgiving Eve. The game used to be held on Thanksgiving morning. … Both teams made the Division I playoffs, but lost in the first round. North fell to Merrimack at home, and South lost at Exeter. … South leads the Thanksgiving Day series 11-4.

Manchester Central vs. Manchester Memorial

When and where: Thursday (10:15 a.m.) at Manchester’s Gill Stadium.
Team records: Manchester Central is 3-6. Manchester Memorial is 1-8.
Regular-season result: Central won 42-15 at Gill Stadium.
Noteworthy: It appears these teams will be regulars in Manchester’s Thanksgiving Day game, since Manchester West is no longer taking part in the game and Trinity in now playing St. Thomas. … Neither team qualified for the Division I playoffs. … Memorial did not pick up a first down until midway through the third quarter when these teams met in the regular season. … Central won two of its last three regular season games. Memorial will be trying to end an eight-game losing streak.

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