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Sedlar doubles her NHWGA Championship lead

Local Sports

Merrimack’s Chelsea Sedlar is 18 holes away from her second straight New Hampshire Women’s Golf Association Amateur Championship. Sedlar shot a five-over 75 at Grantham’s Eastman Golf Links, doubling her lead to four shots on Tuesday. Beth Hamilton of Canterbury Woods Country Club fired a ...

Silver Knights top Worcester again, 4-2

Local Sports

The Nashua Silver Knights pushed closer to a Futures Collegiate League playoff berth on Tuesday night, topping the Worcester Bravehearts 4-2 at Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field for their third straight win. Nashua is now 25-23 with 50 points. The win was huge in that it kept the ...

Familiarity should help local Shrine players in college

High Schools

College can be an intimidating experience for incoming freshmen, especially incoming freshmen football players. But having your best buddy with you can make it a lot easier. That will be the case for Nashua High School North alums Jeff Baldassari and Tylor Chase at Norwich University, and also ...

Vazquez’s walk-off homer lifts Red Sox past Indians

Boston sports

BOSTON – Christian Vazquez hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox pulled off the final rally of a wild game Tuesday night, beating the Cleveland Indians 12-10 despite an astonishing catch by center fielder Austin Jackson. In the fifth ...

Sedlar starts fast in NHWGA Championship

Local Sports

Day One was won by none other than defending champion Chelsea Sedlar. Really, did anyone expect anything different at the New Hampshire Women’s Golf Association’s Amateur Championship at Grantham’s Eastman Golf Links? Merrimack’s Sedlar, a Bishop Guertin alum playing out of Nashua ...

Silver Knights playoff push in final week

Local Sports

NASHUA – No days off. Monday was the last off day of the season for the Nashua Silver Knights to rest. Now the final push to make the playoffs can officially begin, and they hope next Monday won’t be a day off, too, the first day of the FCBL postseason. That would be the first of about 10 ...

Merrimack’s Chelsea Sedlar in command at Women’s State Am

Local Sports

Merrimack’s Chelsea Sedlar is 18 holes away from her second straight New Hampshire Women’s Golf Association Amateur Championship. Sedlar shot a five-over 75 at Grantham’s Eastman Golf Links, doubling her lead to four shots on Tuesday. Beth Hamilton of Canterbury Woods Country Club fired a ...

Silver Knights love not gone yet

Local Sports Columnists

The love is far from gone, Nashua Silver Knights fans. We predict the local nine will not succumb to the problems that have plagued it on the field all summer. They will survive the tests that the Futures Collegiate Baseball League will throw at them the next six days and live to play in the ...

Red Sox quietly improved with trades

Local Sports Columnists

Deadline day came and went on Monday with a flurry of action before the 4 p.m. horn. It’s a time when each MLB franchise is forced to evaluate its assets – from Low-A to the big leagues – and make moves deemed to be in the best interest of the team’s future before evening strikes on ...

Red Sox trade 3 prospects to Mets for reliever Addison Reed

Boston sports

NEW YORK – The Mets traded reliever Addison Reed to the Boston Red Sox for three 22-year-old right-handed pitching prospects: Jamie Callahan, Gerson Bautista and Stephen Nogosek. Boston began Monday a half-game back in the AL East race and was looking to boost its bullpen for a title ...

Silver Knights hold off Bravehearts, move above .500

Local Sports

The Nashua Silver Knights moved one step closer to a playoff spot on Sunday with a 10-7 victory over the Bravehearts at Worcester. Ryan Sullivan homered, Harry Roberson and Thomas Joyce each drove in three runs, and a four-run eighth inning proved vital as the Silver Knights held on for ...

Patriots’ defensive stalwart Ninkovich retires

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Patriots defensive stalwart Rob Ninkovich capped his 11-year NFL career by announcing his retirement Sunday after the team’s morning practice at Gillette Stadium. Since joining the Patriots in 2009, Ninkovich had proven to be one of the team’s most durable ...

Royals rally in 8th for 5-3 win over Red Sox

Boston sports

BOSTON – Knowing they’ve completely recovered from their rough first two months of the season, the Kansas City Royals are having a lot of fun. Alex Gordon’s two-run triple capped a four-run eighth inning, and the Royals rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, a day ...

Merrimack’s Sedlar seeks second straight NHWGA Amateur title

Local Sports

Years ago, Tara Watt remembers playing with an adolescent Chelsea Sedlar at a tournament. Even then, Watt recognized the young Merrimack girl was equipped with all the tools to be a successful golfer. “You could see that she had potential, but she hadn’t put it all together,” Watt ...

Price still bothered by Eck’s analysis

Boston sports

BOSTON – Red Sox pitcher David Price remains frustrated with TV analyst Dennis Eckersley over his critical comments about some of his teammates. Speaking to reporters before Saturday night’s game against Kansas City at Fenway Park, the ace left-hander said he would speak to the Hall of ...

Leon helps Red Sox win 9-8 in 10, end Royals’ 9-game streak

Boston sports

BOSTON – Sandy Leon certainly looked nifty at the right time. The stocky Leon slid into home plate and avoided catcher Drew Butera’s tag on Eduardo Nunez’s ground out in the 10th inning Saturday night, lifting the Boston Red Sox past Kansas City 9-8 to end the Royals’ nine-game winning ...

Rowe hopes to move up secondary depth chart

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Cornerback Eric Rowe added some depth to New England’s secondary and performed well after he was traded from the Eagles last year. Now he will have to work his way up the depth chart again. Malcolm Butler, once a Super Bowl savior, is back for his fourth season in New ...

Revenue nudged Selig into Hall of Fame

Local Sports Columnists

Let it be noted that baseball writers vote only for players on their Hall of Fame ballots. Off-field inductees, like former commissioner Bud Selig, are eligible to be chosen by the Today’s Era Committee, a nebulous sounding group which selected Selig mainly because he put more money in ...

Kid Sports Bulletin Board

Kids Sports

BULLETIN BOARD Hockey Cavaliers registration Registration for the Cavaliers Hockey Learn to Play program (Mini-Mites) opened July 28 for both the fall and winter sessions. The fall session goes from Sept. 10 to Dec. 17 and the winter session goes from Jan. 7 to March 25. There is a ...