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Telegraph All Stars: Girls Track and Field

High Schools

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR Sydney Lewis, Nashua South, sophomore Lewis earned points in all four of her events during the Division I championships at Merrimack on May 26, helping the Panthers place third as a team. Lewis won the high jump at 5-foot-5, placed third in the 100 meters with a time of ...

CHaD Game has special meaning for Grondstra

High Schools

BEDFORD – Luuc Grondstra knew exactly where he was going when the group of high school football players went to visit patients at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth (CHaD) a couple of months ago. “I totally remembered the halls that we walked through, especially in the children’s ...

Sale gets 9 Ks, Moreland hits HR as Red Sox beat Twins 4-1

Boston sports

BOSTON – The way Chris Sale and the Boston relievers were pitching, the Red Sox didn’t need to score a lot. Sale went 6 1/3 overpowering innings with nine strikeouts, Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer for the third straight game and the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Monday in a ...

Silver Knights welcome Roberson back

Local Sports

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights are wild about Harry again. And the good thing is, he’s wild about them as well. Last year’s starting shortstop, Harry Roberson, is back on the Silver Knights roster after things didn’t work out for him in a tryout down in Wareham, Mass., in the Cape ...

Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs to be inducted into Hockey HOF

Boston sports

Paul Kariya always felt as if he knew where Teemu Selanne was on the ice when they had spectacular chemistry together as teammates. On Monday, Selanne pulled a new trick, telling Kariya where he was going: the Hockey Hall of Fame. Before Kariya got the call that he was being inducted, Selanne ...

Telegraph All Stars: Boys Tennis

High Schools

PLAYER OF THE YEAR Matt Lapsley, Souhegan, junior Lapsley was unbeaten through the regular season and state team tournament, making it to the state individual semifinals. FIRST TEAM Matt Lapsley, jr., Souhegan Kyle Gibson, so., Souhegan Sam Goddard, fr., Souhegan Max Bonney-Liles, jr., ...

After CHaD, aerospace calling McKillop away from competition

High Schools

BEDFORD – Danny McKillop had a great multi-sport athletic career at Merrimack High School. As he moves on to Virginia Tech to study aerospace engineering, he knows that Friday’s annual CHaD East-West All-Star football game will be probably his last competitive event. “Maybe ...

Can’t take the coach out of these CHaD guys

Local Sports Columnists

They’re good-ol’, old-time football coaches that really go together in all kinds of weather. Make no mistake about it, the two guys running the West CHaD All-Star football team are doing things their way – the old-fashioned way. We miss former Milford coach Paul Lavigne and former ...

Angels score 3 after overturned call, beat Red Sox 4-2

Boston sports

BOSTON – The Los Angeles Angels benefited from a fairly-new rule and relied on an old-fashioned type save to beat the Boston Red Sox. Parker Bridwell pitched a solid 6 2/3 innings and Los Angeles scored three runs after its challenge overturned an inning-ending double play in the second, ...

Rox hand Silver Knights 4-1 defeat

Local Sports

The Brockton Rox held the Nashua Silver Knights scoreless over the final eight innings and held on for a 4-1 victory on Sunday at Campanelli Stadium. Nashua generated 10 hits in the loss, but only Thomas Joyce’s triple went for extra bases. Joyce finished going 2 for 4 with an RBI, while Ted ...

Telegraph All Stars: Girls Tennis

High Schools

PLAYER OF THE YEAR Claire Reynolds, Bishop Guertin, freshman Claire Reynolds won 12 matches atop the Cardinals ladder and also played her way through to the semifinals in the state individual tournament, and the same in the doubles tournament with fellow freshman Sara Schmitt. FIRST ...

Telegraph All Stars: Boys Volleyball

High Schools

PLAYER OF THE YEAR Nick Wood, Hollis Brookline, senior Nick Wood holds all of the records for the Cavaliers, except for assists, and has been their best player for the last three years. He had 610 kills and 316 digs over three seasons, all pretty much evenly distributed. Wood, a First Team ...

Ramirez sharp in Angels’ win over Red Sox; Farrell ejected

Boston sports

BOSTON – JC Ramirez was solid when the Los Angeles Angels needed him. Blake Parker’s ending was needed even more. Ramirez rebounded from his shortest career start with six solid innings, Cameron Maybin doubled home a run and scored another and the Angels held off the Boston Red Sox 6-3 on ...

BG honors its latest Hall of Famers

High Schools

NASHUA – Bishop Guertin High School celebrated its tradition on Friday night by inducting eight alumni into its Athletic Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees included Steve Bouchard (Class of 1972), James Bouchard (’74), Gary Farnsworth (’72), Dave Lavallee (’87), Craig Halbmaier ...

Tatum already a step ahead of Jackson

Local Sports Columnists

Well, at least this much can be said for Jayson Tatum: He isn’t Josh Jackson. In the tradition of modern big-league athletes, Jackson has already meandered down the road to complete self-absorption. Not only did he blow off Danny Ainge and his Celtics posse, he let them fly cross-country ...

Silver Knights not in Christmas spirit after 9-6 loss

Local Sports

NASHUA – On a night when the Nashua Silver Knights organization was celebrating “Halfway to Christmas” with a Holman Stadium crowd of 2,373, the team on the field had this reaction: Bah humbug. That’s because they suffered through a tough 9-6 setback to the Wachusett Dirt Dawgs, wasting ...

Injuries testing Silver Knights pitching depth

Local Sports

NASHUA – Another day, another injury for the Nashua Silver Knights. Nashua starting pitcher Tom Githens looked into the dugout in the sixth inning of Friday night’s 4-3 loss at Worcester after throwing a couple of pitches in the dirt. Out to the mound went manager B.J. Neverett and the ...

Greater Nashua Little League champs crowned

Kids Sports

The Phillies beat the Mets to win the GNLL Minor League championship, finishing 14-1, including a sweep of their finals best-of-three series. In the final game, they were led by Sam Woodward on the mound, along with key hits and plays by Ben Kelly, Jack Goodwin, Peyten Coggins, Connor McGowan, ...

Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz: ‘This is his (pause) city’

Boston sports

BOSTON – David Ortiz stepped up to the microphone, wiped the tears from his eyes and waited for the sold-out Fenway crowd to shout “Papi!” a few more times. The Red Sox stood at the top step of their dugout. The Los Angeles Angels tipped their caps. Friends and family and dignitaries from ...

Ramirez, Leon homer as Red Sox beat Angels 9-4

Boston sports

BOSTON – David Ortiz became one of the most celebrated players in Red Sox history during his storied 14-year run in Boston. On the night he returned to Fenway to have his No. 34 take its place among the franchise’s other legends, his former teammates did their part to make sure it was a ...