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Silver Knights set attendance mark but looking for new ideas

Local Sports

Fred Brown’s nine career games in the major leagues are merely a footnote in a life far more distinguished because of his political achievements. After two years at Dartmouth College, Brown made his major-league debut with the Boston Beaneaters in 1901 under Amherst-born Frank Selee, the ...

Patriots hope they’re up front with their success

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The wise old football philosophers have this saying, that football is all about two things: Blocking and tackling. There's a lot of analysis as to what will be important for the New England Patriots to get back to the Super Bowl this year. The quarterback, his receivers, ...

Red Sox put Sale back on disabled list

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – Chris Sale understands it’s a perfect time for the Boston Red Sox to be cautious with his troublesome shoulder. He’s just frustrated that he’s back on the disabled list. Boston returned the ace lefty to the 10-day disabled list Saturday after just one healthy start. He ...

It’s not easy finding high school coaches these days

Local Sports Columnists

Here's a few Saturday tids and bits to get you going as high school sports are underway with practices/scrimmages and we already have NFL football every weekend now until February: What's it take to land a good, experienced high school coach these days? A lot, evidently. For instance, both ...

Price works seven innings, Red Sox top Rays

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) — David Price pitched seven solid innings, J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 38th homer after Boston jumped to a quick lead and the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 on Saturday night for their 17th victory in 20 games. Mitch Moreland added an RBI double during ...

Nashua Little Leaguers helping out Jimmy Fund

Kids Sports

Nashua Little Leaguers are stepping up to the plate in the fight against cancer. Greater Nashua Little League 10U All Stars have joined Jimmy Fund Little League, presented by Extra Innings and Franklin Sports. Jimmy Fund Little League, now in its 32nd season, provides thousands of New ...

Dr. Dionne nips Pine Street in Nashua Senior Softball

Local Sports

Dr. Dionne 10, Pine Street 9 Butch Dunham did it all as Dionne’s scored half of its 10 runs in the final two innings en route to a walk-off victory over a frustrated Pine Street team. Dunham got the scoring started after his first inning triple for the medics, scored three more times, ...

Tim Neverett’s ‘View From the Red Sox Radio Booth’

Boston sports

When Sandy Leon crouches behind the plate for the top team in Major League Baseball, it seems the Red Sox hardly ever lose. They don’t lose much these days anyway, but the success the Red Sox pitchers are having with the 29-year-old Venezuelan catching is uncanny and perhaps never seen before ...

Dukeshire thrilled to be back with South soccer

High Schools

NASHUA – Nashua High School South coach Joe Morgan saw one of his best players, then-sophomore Jacob Dukeshire, come off the field during a preseason jamboree in Bedford last August and thought nothing of it. “I told him 'You can go back in',” Morgan said. But what Morgan and even ...

Brady is back and all is well in Patriots’ world

Local Sports Columnists

Any New England Patriots fan will tell you this was the preseason game that counted the most. Yes, Thursday night’s encounter at Gillette Stadium with the Philadelphia Eagles had a wee bit more interesting fragments than last week’s snoozer vs. Washington. They say the third week is the ...

Red Sox open homestand by torching Rays

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – Xander Bogaerts hit a two-run triple and added a pair of doubles, and the Boston Red Sox scored seven straight runs after allowing three in the first to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Friday night. Jackie Bradley Jr. had two hits, including an RBI double in the sixth, and the ...

Worcester lures Red Sox Triple A team from Pawtucket

Boston sports

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — After a three-year search for a new home, the Pawtucket Red Sox are leaving Rhode Island for central Massachusetts. Team officials signed a deal Friday that aims to move the organization to Worcester, marking a major victory for city officials who spent a year trying ...

Red Sox Triple A team to move from Pawtucket to Worcester

Boston sports

PawSox plan to leave Rhode Island for Massachusetts WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — After a three-year search for a new home, the Pawtucket Red Sox are leaving Rhode Island for central Massachusetts. Team officials signed a deal Friday that aims to move the organization to Worcester, marking a ...

Nashua CC’s Martin wins Women’s State Amateur

Local Sports

GREENLAND -- It was the Great Bay version of a duel in the sun on Wednesday, a hot head-to-head battle between leaders Chelsea Sedlar and Tracy Martin at the New Hampshire Women’s Amateur that only one could win. It turned out to be Martin. A back-nine battle at Portsmouth Country Club ...

Little League World Series on ESPN? not for me folks

Local Sports Columnists

There are great weeks on the sports calendar, and then there is this week. No folks, this is not a rant about high school sports starting way too early (August 13 seems a little harsh, no?). I am angry this morning because on Thursday, the annual proliferation of pre-teens known as the Little ...

New Alvirne coach just the latest DWC alum in coaching ranks

High Schools

HUDSON – It's official: Former Daniel Webster College and current Salem State men's soccer coach Matt Correia has a coaching tree. Former Eagle Marcos Vieira Filho was just hired a few weeks ago to take over the Alvirne High School boys soccer program, and he brought a couple of his old DWC ...

Merrimack’s Sedlar storms to State Amateur lead

Local Sports

By MIKE ZHE For The Telegraph GREENLAND – Chelsea Sedlar handled her driver – and disappointment – like a champion. The middle round of the State Women’s Am at Portsmouth Country Club was stretched out by a nearly two-hour weather delay near the end. When the rain lifted and the ...