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FCBL, Silver Knights ready for extra inning HR derby rule

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights season is now less than a week away, and that means so is the newest change to the Futures Collegiate League. That would be the new rule that uses a home run derby to decide games tied after the 10th inning, which also necessitates a point system as teams ...

Gate City Marathon individual finishers

Marathon finishers Rank Name Town Age Gun Time 1 Matthew Meagher Nashua 30 2:45:42.5 2 Wesley Dinnan Dover 29 2:52:31.4 3 Jason Bui Ayer, Mass. 36 2:54:31.9 4 Shane Gagnon Nashua 19 3:00:36.1 5 Brian Betournay Rye 35 3:00:46.6 6 Timm Huffman Manchester 31 3:01:24.5 7 Charles Milone Quincy, ...

Former Silver Knight Gasper’s baseball future is now

Mickey Gasper is in baseball heaven these days. The former Nashua Silver Knight and Futures Collegiate League Offensive Player of the Year is having perhaps the best season of his career as a junior at Bryant University. The question is, with the Major League Amateur Draft in a little less than ...

Silver Knights build roster for title defense

NASHUA – The 2016 Futures Collegiate League championship is a nice memory for the Nashua Silver Knights. After the team holds its ring ceremony at its Holman Stadium opener on June 2, that’s all what Nashua manager B.J. Neverett will want it to be – just a memory. The 2017 season is ...

Tour de Francestown set for May 27

The 5th annual Tour de Francestown is being held on Saturday, May 27 at the Old Meeting House on 1 New Boston Road, Francestown NH. 3 non competitive bicycle rides; 25, 45, or 60 miles: some hills and flat roads through several historic towns in the beautiful Monadnock region. There is a great ...

Silver Knights front office duo continues to succeed

NASHUA – Five years ago, Ronnie Wallace pitched the final college baseball game of his career for the UMass-Amherst, then woke up the next morning and reported to work as the Lowell Spinners/Nashua Silver Knights food and beverage director. Five years ago Cheryl Lindner was raising two kids ...

Auger leaves his mark at UNE

Dan Auger was in the library when the phone rang. Really, where else would he be? “I’d spend six hours in the library, then go to practice,” the University of New England men’s lacrosse standout said of his daily college spring routine. “Practice would always be my outlet. I’ve been ...

Multiple locals making impact for UNH football

Bishop Guertin graduate and Milford native Nick Lorden hauled in a touchdown to lead the University of New Hampshire offense in the Blue-White game at Wildcat Stadium on Saturday. Blue earned a 20-3 victory. The annual intersquad game puts the finishing touches on spring football for the ...

DWC’s athletic curtain closing on memorable tenure

NASHUA – The final act is set to take place, as it stands now, on Wednesday night at Holman Stadium. After that, the curtain closes. Rivier University will host the Daniel Webster College baseball team in what is expected to be the final athletic event for DWC, which is closing its doors at ...

Eagles can’t go out on top, fall 12-6 to Regis

WESTON, Mass. – The final men’s lacrosse season ever for Daniel Webster College was one to remember, but its final half was certainly one to forget. The Eagles, after a 6-6 first half deadlock with Regis College in Saturday’s New England Collegiate Conference championship game, were ...

Tough season surprises Rivier baseball team

This wasn’t the season Rivier University baseball coach Anthony Perry expected. He know the Raiders would have growing pains after graduating several seniors which formulated Perry’s first recruiting class a year ago. But he didn’t expect a team that has gone 3-26 overall and 2-10 in the ...

Andrews wants to make the most of her minutes with Boston Breakers

ALLSTON, Mass. – The amount of minutes don’t matter to Morgan Andrews, she simply wants to make the most of her time. The former Milford High School star is two matches into her National Women’s Soccer League career and has made a late appearance in each contest for the Boston Breakers, ...

Brookline’s Bury a player with a Fighting Irish plan

Call Brookline’s Chris Bury a player with a plan. He’s always had one. When he was at Bishop Guertin, after two years of toiling on the offensive line and with new coach Travis Cote coming in, Bury just started lining up with the tight ends to see if he could stick there. He did. At ...

Amanda Dionne finds right fit at Guilford

Amanda Dionne has always been looking for the right fit. She didn’t feel she had it for athletics at Merrmiack High School so she transferred her junior year to Tabor Academy in Marion, Mass. That allowed her to not only play lacrosse but also girls ice hockey. And then, once she settled on ...

Milford’s Andrews makes pro debut in Breakers’ 2-0 loss

Milford native Morgan Andrews made her professional debut on Sunday night, as the Boston Breakers were defeated 2-0 by FC Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Victory Field. Andrews did not start the match, but did receive some playing time late, as the former Spartan and NCAA champion entered in ...

Milford native Andrews expected to make professional debut Sunday

A local dream will come to fruition Sunday night. Milford native Morgan Andrews is expected to take the field with the Boston Breakers for her debut in the National Women’s Soccer League. Andrews, a midfielder who was drafted No. 3 overall out of the University of Southern California in ...

Eagles have that drive to stay alive

NASHUA -Daniel Webster College men’s lacrosse coach Nick Sampson had a message for his team at the start of the season: Why not us? “It’s an us vs. the world mentality,” Sampson said. “We’re not dead yet. We’re still here. We’re still playing a season. We should be able to beat ...

Daniel Webster College lacrosse focused on grand finale

NASHUA – Daniel Webster College men’s lacrosse coach Nick Sampson had a message for his team at the start of the season: Why not us? “It’s an ‘Us vs. the world’ mentality,” Sampson said. “We’re not dead yet. We’re still here. We’re still playing a season. We should be ...

Merrimack’s Schaller in B’s playoff mode

BOSTON – The cameras and microphones suddenly surrounded Merrimack’s Tim Schaller in the corner of the Boston Bruins dressing room. Schaller admitted he’d never been besieged by as much media before. “No, I haven’t,” he said with a chuckle. “But the playoffs haven’t started yet, ...