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South tracks down Booth for girls hoop job

High Schools

NASHUA – Nashua Athletic Director Lisa Gingras may have created a slight problem for herself with her latest coaching hire, but in her mind, it was worth it. Gingras announced that Doug Booth will be name going forward to the Board of Education for approval as her and an interview ...

Silver Knights can’t get the big hit vs. Sharks

Local Sports

NASHUA – Some nights it’s been defense. Some night’s it’s been pitching. On Tuesday night, the Nashua Silver Knights simply didn’t get the big hit, falling 5-4 to the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks before 971 at Holman Stadium. But they’re not all that upset about it. “We played a ...

Neverett stunned by Holman Fame nomination

Local Sports

NASHUA – Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett got the call from Nashua Lions Club official Ed Lecius while riding the team bus to Worcester, Mass. late Monday afternoon. He is a Holman Stadium Hall of Famer. “I was pretty surprised,” Neverett said. “It’s quite an honor, ...

Neverett, Caron, Tebbetts brothers set for Holman Fame induction

Local Sports

NASHUA – It's the Nashua Lions Club Holman Hall of Fame time, and this year a Nashua Silver Knight will be among the honorees. Nashua Silver Knights manager and VP of Player Personnel B.J. Neverett will be joined by three other worthy honorees for a scheduled July 4 induction at Holman ...

Merrimack Legion baseball toughs out win over Portsmouth

Local Sports

MERRIMACK – The Merrimack and Portsmouth American Legion baseball teams launched their own little protest to the new rule about games being only seven innings. The two teams battled into the ninth in Tuesday night’s season opener, with Merrimack pulling out 2-1 thriller with a walk-off ...

Twins slap down Red Sox with four-run eighth

Boston sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eduardo Escobar had two go-ahead hits, including an RBI single that launched a four-run eighth inning for the Minnesota Twins in a 6-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. Robby Scott (0-1), just recalled from Triple-A to make his season debut, relieved Chris ...

Muntean aims to have Knights dressed for success

Local Sports Columnists

The tux looked pretty good on him on Opening Night two weeks ago. Nashua Silver Knights general manager Rick Muntean was dressed for success. And success is something he's vowed will continue take place with the Nashua Silver Knights, who have tasted plenty on and off the field. Muntean ...

Nashua’s Bergeron on the comebck trail with Silver Knights

Local Sports

NASHUA – Spencer Bergeron hopes starting a game on the mound is just like riding a bike. You never forget how. It's been two years since the Nashua High School North alum started a game other than a scrimmage on the mound, but he gets that chance for the Nashua Silver Knights Friday night ...

Silver Knights bounce back strong vs. Worcester

Local Sports

NASHUA – Now that was more like it. If you were one of the 755 Nashua Silver Knights fans at Holman Stadium Wednesday, you went home happy as they played a near flawless game in beating the Worcester Bravehearts, 6-1. Pitching? Superb. Defense? Much better. Hitting? Very ...

NH Decathlon/Heptathlon at Nashua South this weekend

High Schools

NASHUA – Bow High School senior Dominique Biron is expected back this weekend, attempting to defend her State High School Heptathlon championship. A slew of noteworthy local athletes are out to try and stop it from happening. Nashua High School South hosts the State Decathlon and ...

New Hampshire high school All State softball teams

High Schools

The state’s softball coaches named their all-state honorees and a pair of area athletes earned top awards. Milford’s Raven Comtois, in Division II, and Wilton-Lyndeborough’s Lexi Balam, in Division IV, were voted Players of the Year by the coaches for this spring. In all, 10 area ...

Chris Sales lifts Red Sox, then gets ejected

Boston sports

BALTIMORE (AP) – Chris Sale was headed out of the game anyway, so it didn’t matter if he received an ejection on his way to the dugout. The important thing was that Sale was dominant through six innings, and the Boston Red Sox rode his performance to a 5-1 victory over the Baltimore ...

Neverett after 10-3 loss: Hang in there, Silver Knights fans

Local Sports

NASHUA - Hang in there, Silver Knights fans. That's the message Nashua manager B.J. Neverett has for the fans after Monday night's 10-3 disaster against Martha's Vineyard before an announced Holman Stadium crowd of 645. "These kids are very young, they're all very young," Neverett said. "I ...

Silver Knight draft board tells an amazing story

Local Sports Columnists

Keep your eyes open. The draft board, for lack of a better term, is located on the walkway behind the stands down toward the Nashua Silver Knights locker room at Holman Stadium. If you're not paying attention, you might miss it. Perhaps it should be right there as fans enter the park throught ...

Red Sox roll over Orioles

Boston sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Home runs by Rafael Devers and Andrew Benintendi helped Eduardo Rodriguez win his fifth straight start, and the Boston Red Sox extended Baltimore's losing streak to six games with a 6-4 victory Tuesday night. Rodriguez (8-1) gave up two runs and eight hits over 5 2/3 ...

Silver Knights’ bats suffer a sleepy Sunday vs. North Shore

Local Sports

NASHUA – The bats aren’t exactly booming. The Nashua Silver Knights are wondering what’s wrong with their offense after nine games to start the FCBL season. They went into Sunday’s game at Holman Stadium hitting .225 as a team and didn’t improve that mark at all, shut out by the ...