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Another tough night for Silver Knights at Holman

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NASHUA – The Mason Pelio Mystery is a novel the Nashua Silver Knights would rather not be reading. Pelio, a freshman out of San Diego, Cal. bound for Boston College, simply looks overmatched in a starting role for Nashua as the Worcester Bravehearts rolled to a 14-3 win on Friday night ...

Seven Silver Knights make Tuesday’s FCBL All-Star Game

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NASHUA – Seven Nashua Silver Knights have been selected to the seventh annual Futures Collegiate League All-Star Game, set for this Tuesday at Holman Stadium at 6:45 p.m. It will be an all-day festive event, celebrating the 80th birthday of Holman, and the teams have been divided up as road ...

Paradis breaks through, wins State Amateur

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Give Matt Paradis credit for grinding. Facing one of the toughest draws on the match-play tree, the Concord Country Club star plowed through some top names along the way to Friday’s final in the 115th New Hampshire State Amateur Championship at Hanover Country Club. He survived a 19-hole ...

Cal Ripken 12U Regional tourney set to start

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It's tourney time. As in Cal Ripken New England Regional baseball tourney, that is. The time has finally arrived, and the best 12U teams in New England, including Nashua, begin their quest to get a spot in the 2018 Cal Ripken World Series, set for Branson, Missouri in August. Games begin ...

Families celebrate the end of soccer camp

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NASHUA – Children and their families filled Lyons Field Friday evening to celebrate the end of a week-long soccer came, sponsored through a partnership with The Well Church and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. The soccer camp, which took place in the fields behind Dr. Norman W. Crisp ...

Silver Knights bats salvage split with Sharks

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NASHUA – Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett could clearly see the difference between his last place team and the first place Martha’s Vineyard Sharks after Game 1 of Thursday’s doubleheader split at Holman Stadium. “Their record (23-10) is what it is because of what they ...

Eagles will have to chase first UPSL playoff win on the road

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NASHUA – For now, the Eagles will be flying out of town. Last Saturday's loss to non-playoff team Lynn United, coupled with two Mass United wins, dropped the Eagles of the International Soccer Club of Nashua to the third seed in the United Premier Soccer League Patriot Division ...

Mookie Betts’ grand slam lifts Red Sox over Blue Jays

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BOSTON (AP) – Mookie Betts fouled off seven pitches before hitting a grand slam that helped the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Thursday night, extending their winning streak to 10 games. Betts added an RBI single in the seventh inning and went 2 for 4, increasing the top ...

Gillis, Ethier fall in New Hampshire State Am Golf tourney

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The amazing statement made by the new breed in local golf came to an end Thursday in the 115th New Hampshire State Amateur. Ah, but what a ride it was. Nashua’s Tommy Ethier and Brandon Gillis, a pair of young guns on the collegiate golf scene, won in the morning and fell in tight ...

Portland Sea Dogs catch Fisher Cats

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PORTLAND, Maine – The New Hampshire Fisher Cats saw an early four-run advantage wither away in a 5-4 loss to the Portland Sea Dogs on Thursday night at Hadlock Field. The Fisher Cats jumped in front in the first. Dalton Pompey singled in his return to New Hampshire and Bo Bichette walked ...

Knights’ Morissette turns bad day into a winning night

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NASHUA -- Nashua Silver Knight shortstop Cody Morissette had a bad day on Tuesday. Emphasis on “had”, as it turned out much better by nightfall. His bases loaded single through a drawn-in infield in the bottom of the seventh gave the Knights a big 5-4 walk-off win over North Shore and ...

Chris Sale leads Red Sox to ninth straight win

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BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale struck out 12 in seven innings of shutout ball in his final start before the All-Star Game, and major league batting leader Mookie Betts had two more hits on Wednesday night to lead the Boston Red Sox to their ninth straight victory, 4-2 over the Texas Rangers. Sale ...

Knights’ Neverett suspended one game by FCBL

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NASHUA – Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett got the text message, but not the phone call. So he’s taking matters into his own hands. Neverett got a text message from Futures Collegiate Baseball League commissioner Chris Hall on Monday saying he was suspended one game after he was ...

Ethier, Gillis still in contention at State Am golf

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They are down to the final eight at the 115th State Amateur Golf Championship, and a pair of area players remain alive, teeing it up Thursday morning at Hanover Country Club in the quarterfinals. Nashua Country Club’s Tommy Ethier and Brandon Gillis of Souhegan Woods Golf Club each won a ...

Merrimack American Legion baseball falls to Derry

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MERRIMACK – The mad scramble for one of the four American Legion District B playoff spots is on. Wednesday afternoon, two candidates for those precious positions tangled in a doubleheader. The result ... a tough, tough afternoon for Merrimack Post 98, which dropped both to Derry, first ...

Hey, Marcus Smart; it is all about money, right?

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When a professional athlete begins his great free agent adventure, it is inevitable that he will solemnly tell the world, ‘This is not just about the money.” To any thinking person, that empty chatter is greeted with arched eyebrows at one end of the spectrum and soft, cynical chuckles at ...

Giuliano moves from Monarchs to UNH as assistant

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Nashua’s Jeff Giuliano apparently liked this coaching thing he decided to keep doing it. Giuliano spent the last three seasons as an assistant under former teammate Richard Seeley with the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL. After the Monarchs and parent L.A. Kings – whom Giuliano played for ...

Brockton blanks Nashua Silver Knights

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BROCKTON, Mass. – Pitching and defense ruled Wednesday morning for the Nashua Silver Knights and Brockton Rox. The Silver Knights would give up two runs in the first inning, then another run on a solo homer in the sixth, and mustered just three hits in response as the Rox won, 3-0. Jack ...

The clock is suddenly ticking on the struggling Silver Knights

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NASHUA – Sunday was one of those picture-perfect, sun splashed late afternoons/early evenings at Holman Stadium. The thousand or so fans who watched the Nashua Silver Knights battle the Bristol Blues were certainly entertained, especially when Knights manager B.J. Neverett went out to argue ...