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FCBL: Silver Knights double up on Suns

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NASHUA – There are some games where you simply can’t accept a loss. Wednesday night’s contest vs. the Pittsfield Suns at Holman Stadium was one of those for the Nashua Silver Knights. No, it wasn’t a matter of desperation. But Nashua, now 24-15 after an ...

DiSarcina finds his patience paying off

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NASHUA - What a difference two years make for Cam DiSarcina. In 2014, he was a disgruntled Nashua Silver Knight. He was used sparingly at a couple of positions, and hit .279 with 12 RBIs. He wasn't awful, but it wasn't the summer he was hoping for. Fast forward to 2016. DiSarcina, who will be ...

Nashua 15-year-olds ousted from states

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The Nashua 15-year-old Babe Ruth All Star team went 1-2 at the state championships in Goffstown and was eliminated with an 8-5 loss to Lamprey River on Sunday. Nashua opened with a 6-4 loss to Twin Rivers on Friday. They had eight hits, led by Zak Almeida (two singles), Tim McMeniman (triple ...

Navigators pick up 12-8 win over Silver Knights

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The North Shore Navigators outslugged the Nashua Silver Knights on Sunday for a 12-8 victory in FCBL action at North Shore. The Silver Knights (23-14) struck first in the back-and-forth affair when Merrimack native Mickey Gasper hit a solo homer in the top of the first inning, but North Shore ...

No problem for Houston at Laconia

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LACONIA - Chris Houston didn't have much trouble finding his way around the Laconia Country Club course for the last six days of high-pressure play in the 113th State Amateur Championship. It probably didn't hurt that the host course is where he grew up. With a large gallery of family, ...

Gasper putting up gaudy summer stats

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NASHUA - Mickey Gasper tries not to look at the stat sheets these days. But how can the Nashua Silver Knights catcher not? In just about a month's worth of games, the Merrimack native went into Saturday night's contest against Martha's Vineyard at Holman Stadium hitting .470, far and above ...

Global Plastics rallies for one-run win over Saints

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Global Plastics 9, Calvary Saints 8 A Bert Guimond lead-off triple in the bottom of the seventh inning set the stage for a five-hit, two-run frame and a comeback win for Global over Calvary. The teams traded runs in the first and third innings, but when Global scored four in the fourth it ...

Nashua 15 year olds in Babe Ruth state tourney

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The Nashua 15-year-old Babe Ruth All-Star team swept through the District Pool A bracket with a 7-4 win over Goffstown, securing a district title and a spot in the state tournament in Goffstown. Goffstown led 3-1 early, but the Nashua bats came to life in the fourth inning, scoring six runs ...

Sullivan, Knights slug Titans

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NASHUA - Ryan Sullivan, it seems, has been a Nashua Silver Knight forever. But of all his time in a Nashua uniform - this is season four - he'll remember Friday's 19-5, 2-1 doubleheader sweep of the Torrington Titans perhaps the most. He ended up with three homers and drove in seven runs in ...

Silver Knights blank Martha’s Vineyard, 2-0

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By TOM KING Staff Writer NASHUA - Don't look now, but the Nashua Silver Knights pitching staff is enjoying a reversal of fortune. Struggling the last couple of weeks, the staff is now enjoying a stretch in which it hasn't allowed an earned run in its last 24 innings. Not coincidentally, the ...

Brian Nowak, Ryan Friel fall in State Am Round of 16

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By GEORGE SCIONE Staff Writer LACONIA – Amherst’s Brian Nowak and Hudson’s Ryan Friel are morning people. Well, that’s the assumption one might make after Thursday’s two rounds of play at the 113th State Amateur golf championship. Nowak, an ...

North Shore hitters batter Nashua Silver Knights pitching

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By TOM KING Staff Writer NASHUA – To get back to their glory days, the Nashua Silver Knights will definitely need better pitching. They certainly didn’t get much from the mound on Thursday night in a 16-10 loss to North Shore before an announced Holman Stadium crowd of ...

Local Digest

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BASEBALL Holman to host 'vintage' game New Hampshire's only vintage baseball team will be in action Saturday against the Boston Beaneaters club in a match of 1886 baseball set for 1 p.m. at Holman Stadium. Admission is free. Vintage baseball is the hard-scrabble predecessor of today's game. ...

Conspicuous absences noted at Laconia CC

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There's just something missing here at Laconia Country Club. The course is magnificent. The views are beautiful. The food is fabulous. Still, there's something missing. More like somebody. Check that, there are a few key figures missing out here at the 113th State Amateur golf ...

Tombs’ torrid pace leads qualifiers

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LACONIA - On a day when there was barely any hint of a breeze at Laconia Country Club, Ryan Tombs blew away the field during the second day of stroke play qualifying in the 113th State Amateur Championship. The Bedford resident and Manchester Country Club member shot a 7-under par 65 on ...

Friel, Nowak only local players left in State Am

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By JASON ORFAO Staff Writer LACONIA – Ryan Tombs picked right up where he left off. A day after firing a 7-under-par 65 to clear the qualifying field by six strokes, the Manchester Country Club member defeated Merrimack native Josh Chamberlain, 4 and 2, in the Round of 64 at the ...

Silver Knights get back to business

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By TOM KING Staff Writer NASHUA – To be sure, the 2016 Nashua Silver Knights appear to be much better than their 2014 and 2015 predecessors. Are they at the level of the teams from 2011-13? Not quite, but it really may be unfair to expect them to be. “We can’t ...

Nashua Babe Ruth 15s win district title

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The Nashua 15-year-old Babe Ruth All Star team finished a sweep of District Pool A to the title on Monday with a 7-4 win over host Goffstown. Goffstown took a quick 3-1 lead, but Nashua's six-run fourth inning proved decisive. Nashua pitcher Cam Nixon went six innings, allowing three runs ...

For openers, four-way tie at top

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LACONIA - So far, so good for Nashua's John DeVito. The Passaconaway Country Club member fired a 2-under-par 70 at Laconia Country Club on Monday and sits in a four-way tie for fourth place after the first round of the New Hampshire Amateur Championship. DeVito was steady throughout, carding ...