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Sharks officially swim away from FCBL for NECBL

It appears it will be a straight one-for-one swap on the 2019 Futures Collegiate Baseball League. Hello, Westfield. Good-bye, Martha's Vineyard. The New England Collegiate Baseball League announced Saturday morning that the Martha's Vineyard Sharks, who were in court disupte with the FCBL ...

Nashua’s Reyes still has a lot of Charger left in him

Kendall Reyes remembers his first day at the then-San Diego Chargers headquarters, a day or two after being drafted by them in the second round of the NFL draft back in 2012 out of the University of Connecticut. The first player he saw was quarterback Philip Rivers. “That's the biggest ...

Weber fully focused on Silver Knights

NASHUA – He now wears the title “majority owner” rather than just owner of giving up a portion of his team. But make no mistake about it – the Nashua Silver Knights are Drew Weber's team now more than ever. That's because this current off-season he's more involved than he has been ...

Futures League officially adds new Westfield franchise

The Nashua Silver Knights will be spending a little more time on the Massachusetts Turnpike this summer as the Futures Collegiate Baseball League has gone west – as in Westfield, Mass. The FCBL, in a move rumored for the last month, announced on Wednesday that it is adding a team in ...

Time to grapple with some high school wrestling thoughts

It is time to wrestle with some post-holiday mat thoughts as the high school grappling season turns the corner toward the heart of the campaign, states and ultimately New England’s. First and foremost, the title by Alvirne’s Kyle Gora at the prestigious George Bossi Lowell (Mass.) Holiday ...

FCBL, Martha’s Vineyard Sharks in court dispute

NASHUA – Now we know what is holding up a Futures Collegiate League/Nashua Silver Knights schedule, and it isn’t just finalizing the addition of a new franchise. It’s trying to keep one of their own in fold – legally. According to a recent Worcester Telegram report, the Futures ...

Winners Dyer, Bertrand roll into winter

HUDSON —They are walking, well running, advertisements for high school athletics. Coach’s dreams. Program cornerstones. And there’s no coincidence that in the resurgence of each school’s football team this past fall, Alvirne’s Jamie Bertrand and Merrimack’s Jared Dyer played ...

Alvirne runs away from Merrimack in second half

HUDSON — On opening night in Division I boys basketball both teams here came as advertised. Rebuilding Merrimack High showed flashes but remains a work in progress. Alvirne High, the choice by many around the Granite State to actually infiltrate the Seacoast’s stranglehold in the ...

Weber sells minority share of Silver Knights to locals

NASHUA – Three-plus years ago, Nashua Silver Knights owner Drew Weber put the Futures Collegiate League franchise up for sale. This week, he finally got around to selling just a portion of it. While still retaining majority ownership, Weber announced he has sold a percentage of the team to ...

Bishop Guertin girls dominate opener vs. Winnacunnet

NASHUA – The three-time defending Division I girls’ basketball champion Bishop Guertin Cardinals began their drive toward a fourth consecutive crown in their own Collignon Gymnasium last night by trouncing a Winnacunnet High Lady Warriors’ crew which is definitely in a rebuilding ...

Cookson, Broderick to be Silver Knights co-GMs

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights have re-organized their front office, and it has a distinct local flavor. Owner Drew Weber has decided that two general managers is better than one. He announced on Friday the hiring of Nashua's Michael Broderick – a former candidate for mayor and the ...

It’s official: Hall stepping down as FCBL commissioner

Chris Hall was at one of the two games in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League championship series this past August and oddly enough the commissioner felt he might not be in the right place. A youth baseball team he coached all summer, that included his son, was playing in a tournament ...

College Journal: Rivier hoop teams find in-state talent

NASHUA – Last winter was one to forget for the Rivier University men’s and women’s basketball programs. As both their seasons are underway, will things improve? It looks that way, but one thing is for certain – whatever both Raider teams end up doing this season, they’ll be ...

Alvirne QB Gora wrestling with greatness

HUDSON — The Alvirne High School football team heads into uncharted territory Saturday, its first-ever championship game. Don’t expect the Broncos sophomore quarterback to be swept up in the magnitude of the moment when Alvirne and Plymouth collide (2:30 p.m.) at UNH’s Wildcat ...

Silver Knights front office stil in transition

NASHUA – It's been fairly quiet on the Nashua Silver Knights/Futures Collegiate Baseball League off-season front, but that is likely to change soon. Silver Knights owner Drew Weber has yet to name a general manager to replace Rick Muntean after one season, but says he will make a decision ...

Oh Canada! South alum Finkelstein finds a title at McGill

Baseball players are usually creatures of habit, and that was certainly the case with former Nashua High School South pitcher Zach Finkelstein, who decided a year ago to take an offer to attend and pitch for McGill University in Montreal. Just one catch – Canada's collegiate season is in the ...

Cavalier boys strike first, oust Pelham

HOLLIS – Complacency never entered the equation. The Hollis Brookline boys soccer team, seeded No. 5, drilled Pelham in the regular season finale and came right back to choke out the Pythons again on Wednesday, this one a 3-0 whitewash in the Division II playoff opener. With the victory, the ...

HS picks: North, Campbell get not in Friday night showdowns

Staring at a couple monster matchups this week, I simply cannot harp on last Saturday. I won’t mention how bad I felt, not just for the Nashua South kids (they deserved better) and for myself, who tumbled to a 6-2 week and a 44-10 season mark. Enough on that grizzly afternoon. Now, Hector, ...