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Nashua Silver Knights fall to Bristol Blues

Local Sports

Bristol’s four-run seventh inning broke open an 8-2 drubbing of the Nashua Silver Knights on Monday night. Mike La Rocca had two of the Silver Knights’ seven hits. Nashua’s runs came in the first on Joe Bramanti’s RBI single and in the sixth on Connor Blandin’s RBI single. The ...

Caroline Fischer is Girls Track Athlete of the Year

High Schools

Girls Track Athlete of the Year Caroline Fischer Bishop Guertin, Junior. Distance Runner The Cardinals distance phenom added to her own amazing legend on the track this spring. At the Division I State Meet, Fischer did the unthinkable, racking up 30 points alone by winning titles in the ...

Souhegan’s Sam Goddard is Boys Tennis Player of the Year

High Schools

BOYS TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR Sam Goddard Souhegan, Junior COACH OF THE YEAR Mike Coulter, Alvirne First Team All Stars Sam Goddard, Jr., Souhegan Josh Goddard, fr., Souhegan Nik Vahe, jr., Hollis Brookline Darius Paradie, jr., Hollis Brookline Amol Khanna, sr., Nashua ...

Yankees sweep Red Sox in two-game London set

Boston sports

LONDON (AP) – Britain treasures tradition, and the New York Yankees wrapped up Major League Baseball’s first trip to Europe with one of their sport’s classic customs: a late-inning pinstriped comeback. Gary Sánchez hit a go-ahead, two-run single in a nine-run seventh, and the Yankees ...

Jacob Pacheco is Boys Track Athlete of the Year

High Schools

Boys Track Athlete of the Year Jacob Pacheco Bishop Guertin, Junior, Pole Vault/Javelin As good as he was mowing through the regular season, the Cardinals’ two-event standout raised his game when it mattered in June. Pacheco won the javelin at the Division I State Meet with a 150-2 ...

West falls in dramatic CHaD football game

Local Sports

DURHAM – Thanks to the efforts of a bunch of recently-graduated football standouts from Nashua-area high schools, the West squad hung tough before falling in a 17-13 decision to the East contingent in the 2019 CHaD East-West New Hampshire High School All-Star Game at the University of New ...

Local Sports Columnists

Welcome, July. You’ve got to be better than April, May and June, right? You’re the only month out of the year that doesn’t have an NHIAA sanctioned high school event or organized full high school team practice. Yet you’re the best month out of the year in terms of weather. And as ...

Red Sox-Yankees London adventure is silly

Local Sports Columnists

One inning of baseball at London Stadium conjured two thoughts: The pitchers will do plenty of whining about the mound’s imperfections. The seats between the foul poles make the Oakland Coliseum look cozy. Before Rick Porcello tossed potentially the worst “third-of-an-inning” in his ...

Celtics set to sign Walker, trade Rozier

Boston sports

By The Associated Press The last time Kemba Walker was playing for a team in New England, he delivered a championship. Boston fans can only hope that repeats itself. A person with knowledge of the situation said Saturday that Walker has told the Charlotte Hornets of his intention to sign with ...

Eagles finally land in nest but can’t score in draw

Local Sports

MANCHESTER – The Eagles of the International Soccer Club of Nashua have landed – finally. But it wasn't a completely satisfactory New Hampshire homecoming for the local United Premiere Soccer League entry for a couple of reasons: One, they had to settle for a 0-0 tie with the Astoria ...

Hot Yankees outslug Red Sox in London opener

Boston sports

LONDON (AP) – Rest assured, British fans: Most baseball games are not like this, not even the crazy ones between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. Major League Baseball arrived in Europe on Saturday night with Ye Olde Slugfest. Each team scored six runs in a first inning that ...

KidSports: Yankees win Nashua Babe Ruth crown

Kids Sports

The Yankees captured the Nashua Babe Ruth title with a two-game sweep of the Braves in the finals and 2-1 series win in the best-of-three semis over the Tigers. Here’s a look at their five game road: FINALS GAME 1 YANKEES 13, BRAVES 0 Brady Sullivan shut down the Braves and AJ Mack ...

Montminy leads Nashua CHaD Game contingent

High Schools

MANCHESTER – Need tough yards? A big block? In today's annual CHaD East-West All-Star Football Game at the University of New Hampshire, former Nashua High School North running back Brian Montminy may be just the guy to do that for the West squad. After all, that's what he did the last ...

Lots of things to take note of as we wrap up June

Local Sports Columnists

Here are some final June tids to toss on the grill and turn into bits as we not only head into July but head into that zany NHL and NBA free agency period that begins on Sunday and Monday: Don't look now, but the Nashua American Legion Post #124 baseball team is off to a flying District B ...

HB’s Gillespie has that Cavalier spirit for CHaD Game

High Schools

MANCHESTER – Michael Gillespie is making history. The former Hollis Brookline High School wide receiver/defensive back was thrilled that in January he became , as he tells it, the school's first player to ever be chosen to play in the annual CHaD East-West All-Star Football Game. And he ...

Red Sox, Yankees prepare for showtime in London

Boston sports

LONDON (AP) – An array of retired All-Stars and Hall of Famers conducted a youth clinic. Workers put final touches on new clubhouses, batting cages and bullpens. No ducks on the pond quite yet – not so soon after flying across it. Having landed in London, the New York Yankees and Boston ...

US women’s soccer a team worth cheering for

Local Sports Columnists

The United States Women’s Soccer Team probably invited all this attention, this spotlight, all this heat, if you will. Good for them. If a soccer team can do anything to even the playing field on this planet for women everywhere, I’m behind them every step of the way. Paced by the ...

Silver Knights rally but can’t catch Suns

Local Sports

A late-inning resurgence fell short Thursday night for the Nashua Silver Knights in Pittsfield as the Suns held on for a 7-5 victory. Pittsfield built a 4-0 lead after three innings but Nashua began clawing back into the game with Benjamin Cowles’ RBI double in the sixth. A bases-loaded ...

Old Manchester Giant faced Veeck’s dwarf

Local Sports Columnists

In a sport replete with stories of success and failure, in which a handful of bad outings could doom your career before it ever really has a chance to get off the ground, Bob Cain would one day found himself in the role of straight man. A left-handed pitcher, Cain was the No. 2 starter for ...