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Knights right at Holman

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NASHUA - The Nashua Silver Knights would be hard-pressed to start a season any better than they have the last three days. Nashua is now 3-0 after Luke Glancy's walk-off, game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth delighted a Holman Stadium opening night crowd of 2,258 with a 5-4 win over ...

Love for baseball driving Weber

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Drew Weber remembers when he was a villain in Nashua, starting minor league Double A franchise in Manchester over a decade ago that would eventually spell the end of the Nashua Pride. Then he remembers when he was the villain in Manchester with ownership partner issues, etc. "And at ...

Knights aiming for progression as season opens

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Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett has one request for the team's vibrant fan base: Patience, please. "A lot of our guys are missing because of college tournaments," Neverett said as his team enters its sixth season with the opener Wednesday against the Seacoast ...

Winning needs to return at Holman

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The catch phrase "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing" has been wrongly attributed over the years to legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi. Actually, the first one who used it was UCLA football coach Henry Russell "Red" Sanders back in ...

Nashua Little League, Cal Ripken square off

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BASEBALL The Greater Nashua Little League and Cal Ripken League played two exhibition games against each other recently with the following results: GNLL Cardinals 5,Cal Ripken Diamondbacks 2 The Cards' Drew Frostled off the game with a home run and his team never trailed. Alec Jenkerson added ...

Geannelis may find star power

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NASHUA - Last season, Mike Geannelis made a cameo appearance with the Nashua Silver Knights. This year, the Silver Knights are hoping he grabs a leading role. Geannelis was recently a late addition to the Silver Knights roster, but he's no stranger to Nashua fans as he was a regular in the ...

Silver Knights near opening day after enduring eventful offseason

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Is Memorial Day really a week away? Well here's some late spring/early summer tids and bits to get you in the mood: ? Hard to believe the Silver Knights season opener, on the road at Seacoast (Portsmouth) is just a little over a week away, and that players will gather together for the first ...

Pine Street Eatery wins a pair in Week 2 action

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It took two styles to get the job done, but Pine Street Eatery won both of its games in the Nashua Senior League's second week of action. The Chefs' bats were alive from the outset in a 14-4 win over the Calvary Saints on May 16, while it took a little more finesse to pull out the 6-1 win ...

Neverett excited to manage Silver Knights again

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Kyle Jackson was sitting in the Holman Stadium stands watching a high school baseball game a few weeks ago with Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett. Jackson was sporting a grin. "I want to see what the difference is," the Knights pitching coach said. The difference, ...

Nashua Blast U15 Purple keeps rolling with 14-2 win

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GIRLS LACROSSE Nashua Blast U15 Purple face Amherst First place is on the line Sunday at Stellos Stadium when the 6-0 Nashua Blast U15 Girls Purple team hosts fellow unbeaten Amherst at 4:45 p.m. Last week the Blast cruised past Hopkinton, 14-2, with Melanie Hutchinson scoring right off her ...

With record achieved, Dod’s Sabers set sights on tourney

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Bill Dod always has fun coaching baseball. Except for one day. "I hate the last game," he said. When it doesn't mean hoisting up a championship trophy, that is. He has a special group at Souhegan High School this spring. There's only three seniors, but this team has won 12 ...

No summer respite for Rivier, DWC

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NASHUA - The caps and gowns have been put to good use, diplomas handed out. Final exams taken, grades being worked on right now to be mailed out. And all the games have been played. Indeed, school's out for summer at Rivier University and Daniel Webster College. What kind of athletic year was ...

SNHU baseball gets no respect

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Somebody please explain the college baseball ranking system to me. I'm struggling here. I seriously need a little help. I'm sure the Nashua trio of Ryan Gendron, Joe McCarthy and Mike Robert would like some answers. I'm pretty sure all of their Southern New Hampshire University teammates want ...

IMEC takes advantage of depleted Saints roster

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Bob Lavoie's newly-formed team, the Calvary Saints, had half its lineup unavailable for the 2016 season opener. That might have played a part in the Saints' 10-5 loss to IMEC. Only one hit separated the two teams but they came in clusters for the Engineers who plated five in the top of the ...

NHGA schedule has a few changes in 2016

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It's official, New Hampshire golf season is underway. Granite Staters have been hitting the links for a few weeks now, but there's so much more to come as spring turns into summer - especially with the New Hampshire Golf Association and New Hampshire Women's Golf Association schedules teeing ...

DWC’s long season had signs of hope

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Louie Bernardini's simple message to his Daniel Webster College baseball team and its fans is a simple one: Orientation is over. Bernardini spent a lot of the spring getting used to his team and them to him. The result was a 10-22 season that wasn't up to the standards that he wants, or that ...

Settling in with Lowell

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Ricky Constant considers himself lucky. The left-handed pitcher went from toeing the rubber multiple times at one of baseball's most historic ballparks as a high schooler to playing every home game in the park that houses the Boston Red Sox's Class A Lowell Spinners. "I love ...

Where do all these animals hide during hunting season?

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For more decades than I hate to own up to, I've been a follower of the outdoor passions. I've never felt qualified to pass myself off as an expert, even when I find myself smiling inwardly at a trout on my line or a grouse brought to hand by a good shot. Being able to get the upper hand is ...

Knights undergo facelift

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Get ready for a new look to the Nashua Silver Knights this summer. They should be more experienced in the pitching department, something that plagued them throughout a 28-28 2015 season. They should be faster in the field and on the basepaths. They may bunt. They may take the extra base. They ...