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Nashua Little League, Cal Ripken square off

BASEBALL The Greater Nashua Little League and Cal Ripken League played two exhibition games against each other recently with the following results: GNLL Cardinals 5,Cal Ripken Diamondbacks 2 The Cards' Drew Frostled off the game with a home run and his team never trailed. Alec Jenkerson added ...

Nashua Blast U15 Purple keeps rolling with 14-2 win

GIRLS LACROSSE Nashua Blast U15 Purple face Amherst First place is on the line Sunday at Stellos Stadium when the 6-0 Nashua Blast U15 Girls Purple team hosts fellow unbeaten Amherst at 4:45 p.m. Last week the Blast cruised past Hopkinton, 14-2, with Melanie Hutchinson scoring right off her ...

Nashua Blast girls lacrosse remains undefeated

LACROSSE Nashua Blast Girls rout Exeter, 12-3 The Nashua Blast U15 Girls Purple routed Exeter, 12-3, to move to 4-0 on the season and extend its overall win streak to 14 straight games going back to last year. The Blast is currently tied for first place in the NHYLA "A" ...

Nashua Blast Girls U15 improve to 3-0 on season

The Blast U15 Purple Girls improved to 3-0 on the season with a hard-fought, physical 11-5 win against a good Bedford team. Julia Cote got the party started for the Blast 2:30 into the contest with an aggressive drive and jump shot goal assisted by Bailey Morin. Cote would then feed Mel ...

Nashua PAL names Montminy as Player of Year

The Police Athletic League (Nashua PAL) announced that its 2016 Basketball Player of the Year is 15-year-old Brian Montminy. Montminy, along with PAL's Athletes of the Year in football, cross country, boxing, and cheerleading will be honored with other award winners - including Hollywood ...

Nashua Catholic wrestlers solid in NY tourney

Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School's Owen Finn, of Nashua, and Jesse Brochu, of Manchester, excelled in the recently held Gene Mills Eastern National Wrestling Tournament in Syracuse, N.Y. Finn placed fifth in his weight class, while Brochu was fourth. BASKETBALL New England Flames ...

Mike O’Malley is Nashua’s PAL of the Year

The nonprofit Nashua Police Athletic League and Youth Safe Haven announced that its board of directors has chosen Mike O'Malley as its 2016 PAL of the Year. O'Malley is a Nashua native who is a Hollywood actor, writer and producer. He will be honored at the sixth annual PAL Sports Dinner at ...

Spring registration deadlines are fast approaching

BASEBALL Nashua Babe Ruth registration The Nashua Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting player registration forms for the upcoming Babe Ruth Baseball season. Registration forms are available at the following locations: Jeannotte's Market, Bright Spot Convenience Store, Nashua ...

NE Edge Squirts win tourney, PeeWees 2nd

The New England Edge Youth Hockey program had a great showing in tournaments in Lake Placid, N.Y. With 6.4 seconds left in triple overtime on the 1980 Miracle Rink in Lake Placid, Chase McBride scored to give the New England Edge Squirt AA team the Can/Am Challenger Cup Lake Placid Tournament ...

Cavs beat Sharks to repeat as Boys Biddy champs

The Cavaliers shut down the high powered previously 19-0 Sharks, 39-33, to capture their second straight Nashua Boys Biddy Basketball title. A fourth quarter 11-4 run did the trick after it was tied at 11 after one, 19-17 at the half and 29-28 Sharks after three quarters. Josh Lentz, the ...

Nashua’s Sola ready for Elks Regional Hoop Shoot in Maine

State Elks Hoop Shoot champion Arianna Sola, an 11 year old from Nashua, will be one of 36 boys and girls taking part in Saturday morning'sNew England Regional Championships in Portland, Maine. The contest, which is open to the public, will start at 9:15 a.m. The New England Regional Hoop ...

Knicks win Boys Jr. Biddy title

The Knicks, behind 15 points by Jon Markot, rallied from a halftime deficit to top the Hornets 31-25 to win the city championship. Other members of the title team, coached by Kevin and Bill Shaw, included Drew and Brodie Bushey, Luke Peters, Cameron Brunelle, Ronan Bradshaw, Ezra Baez, Jasani ...

Fairgrounds wrestlers win middle-school tourney

Fairgrounds captured the 10th annual Mark Thibault Memorial All-City Middle School Wrestling Tournament recently. The event, held in conjunction with the Greater Nashua Boys and Girls Club, traditionally features the three Nashua middle schools (Fairgrounds, Elm Street, Pennichuck) as well as ...

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BULLETIN BOARD Baseball Nashua Babe Ruth registration The Nashua Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting player registration forms for the upcoming Babe Ruth Baseball season. Registration forms are available at the following locations: Jeannotte's Market, Bright Spot Convenience ...

Nashua’s Sola wins Elks Hoop Shoot state title

Greater Nashua Elks Hoop Shoot Champion and New Hampshire Southwest District Champion 11-year-old Ariana Sola won the Elks Hoop Shoot Girls 10-11 Division at the State Championship in Franklin. Connor Kelly of Nashua was the 8-9 boys runner-up with with 20 free throws, while 9-year-old Taylor ...

Merrimack wrestlers earn wins in Hampton

Second graders Cayden Dine and Jackson Meehan both took home first place medals with one and three pins respectively for the Merrimack Youth Wrestling Association in the recently held Seacoast Youth Wrestling Tournament in Hampton. Dine blew away his first two competitors with strong wins by ...

Merrimack boys win U12 indoor soccer title

The sixth-seeded Merrimack Marauders won the Boys U12 Hampshire Dome indoor soccer championship for the top playoff division, beating the Nos 3, 7 and 1 seed the 3, 7, and 1 seeds consecutively in the playoff tournament. Those three teams had regular season records of 7-1, 4-4, and 8-0, ...

Nashua Catholic sweeps wrestling tri-meet

Host Nashua Catholic topped both Rundlett Middle School of Concord, and Keene Middle School in a recent wrestling tri-meet. Standout performers for the locals included sixth grader Liam Finn, who went undefeated in his four matches and Erik Curcio and Evangeline Rockwell who each won ...

5 locals grab district titles

Five Greater Nashua Elks Hoop Shoot champions won 2016 Southwest District Hoop Shoot championships on Jan. 9 at the Derry Boys and Girls Club. Nashua 11-year-old Ariana Sola, last year's state champion, had the hottest hand at the district free throw event, draining 24 of 25 shots for the ...

MYA wrestling competes in two tournaments

The Merrimack Youth Wrestling Program recently sent 11 to compete in the Big Red Northeast Wrestling Championships at the Tsongas Arena in Lowell, Mass. The event features talent from the New England region as well as New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Seventh grader Aiden Hanning came in ...