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Nashua wins on road in Game 1 of FCBL finals against North Shore

LYNN, Mass. – One down, one to go for title No. 2. Oh, and two chances to do it at Holman Stadium. The Nashua Silver Knights will take that formula any day, as they topped North Shore 3-1 on Tuesday night before 453 fans at Fraser Field. The Knights now lead the best-of-three ...

NH’s Williamson still in hunt at US Am

A record five New Hampshire players qualified for this year’s U.S. Amateur Championship, and after 36 holes of qualifying just one had a chance to advance to match play. That player is no surprise. Recent Dartmouth College graduate Peter Williamson of Hanover has had a great summer ...

Nashua, Lynn play it again

It seems like old times with a team from Nashua playing a team from Lynn, Mass., for some type of baseball championship. The return to Fraser Field with the renovated Manning Bowl in the distance was an interesting setting for the Silver Knights to continue their quest for a second straight ...

Nashua’s Morency finally gets his chance

NASHUA – Alek Morency has waited a long time to pitch in a postseason game On Tuesday, he gets his chance. He’s been tabbed by Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett to pitch the team’s next postseason game. It will either be Game 1 of the Futures Collegiate ...

Nashua’s Pleat leads NH golfers

Of the five New Hampshire players competing this week in the U.S. Amateur, Nashua Country Club’s James Pleat posted the best score in Monday’s first round of qualifying, a two-over 72. The Dartmouth College senior posted his score on the par-70 CommonGround Golf Course, ...

Local girls show hockey talents

HAVERHILL, Mass. – Three area girls were selected to take part in the 18th Hockey Night in Boston girls showcase at the Haverhill Valley Forum. Proctor Academy senior and Amherst native Kelcey Crawford is helping tend the nets for the Northeast squad. Crawford said that it was fun ...

Rox rally falls short in Silver Knights’ 11-9 Game 1 win

BROCKTON, Mass. – For the Nashua Silver Knights, the wait was worth it. But they could do without the tension, thank you. Courtesy of rain, it took 48 hours to play Game 1 of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League semifinal series with the Brockton Rox, but the Silver Knights ...

Silver Knights headed to FCBL finals after holding off Rox

NASHUA – It’s August, the weather is nice, and its a perfect time to take a trip to the North Shore. The Nashua Silver Knights will do just that, but it will be all business. Their 3-2 nail biter of a win over Brockton at Holman Stadium gave defending-champions a 2-0 ...

Silver Knights, Rox weathering storm as Game 1 returns to Brockton

NASHUA – The rain this weekend certainly created havoc with the best laid plans of both the Nashua Silver Knights and Brockton Rox in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League semifinals. After two rainouts, the series is scheduled to finally start on Sunday at 5 p.m. in Brockton, ...

Londonderry’s Griffin wants to follow Reyes from UConn to NFL

Ryan Griffin had a one-word answer for how he made it to the University of Connecticut. “Luck,” the Huskies senior tight end said with a smile during Big East media day on July 31 in Newport, R.I. Any football player from New Hampshire is going to need some luck to stick ...

Creativity helped battle cravings for hot dogs, extended break from gym

Hot dogs are one of my many, many guilty pleasures. These days, the package of hot dogs in my refrigerator – and the backup package in the freezer – isn’t your regular old package of hot dogs. These days I get turkey dogs, and if I put them on a bun, ...

Banner year for NH golf

An extraordinary era of New Hampshire golf culminates on Monday in the opening round of the U.S. Amateur in Denver. A record five New Hampshire players will play in the tournament, including one – recent Dartmouth graduate Peter Williamson of Hanover – who is ranked among ...

Rain shifts Game 1 from Brockton to Nashua

BROCKTON, Mass. – Game 1 of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League semifinals between Nashua and Brockton, scheduled for Friday night in The City of Champions, was postponed due to heavy rain and tornado warnings. Now the dynamics of the series have changed. Game 1 will now be in ...

Neverett hopes to guide Silver Knights to FCBL title repeat

A week or so ago, Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett paced in the dugout, fighting the urge to have a meeting on the pitchers mound to set his infield defense to protect a one-run lead. “I hadn’t done it all year,” he said. “My gut was telling ...

Harrity wins 15th Women’s State Am title

HANOVER – Dana Harrity says she remembers her first New Hampshire Women’s Golf Association Championship like it was yesterday, including a few words from a rival caddie that inspired her during the last few holes. That was 30 years ago, on her home course at Abenaqui ...

Silver Knights will open playoffs in Brockton

NASHUA – It’s official: The Nashua Silver Knights will face the Brockton Rox in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League semifinals. Game 1 will be Friday in Brockton, with Games 2 and 3 set for Saturday and Sunday in Nashua. The Rox are stuck finishing fourth as Torrington ...

12-year-old hangs tough on Day 2 of Women’s State Am

HANOVER – So now the truth can be told. That 13-year-old girl who was supposed to be playing in the 90th NHWGA Championship at Hanover Country Club? It was an exaggeration. She’s actually 12. And her ability to hold her own against the best woman golfers in the state at ...

Poore likely starter for Game 1 of Silver Knights’ title defense

NASHUA – It’s the home stretch for the Nashua Silver Knights with the playoffs beginning Friday. With that comes the anticipation of defending their Futures Collegiate League championship, as well as some key decisions – not the least of which is pitching. Even ...

Harrity takes charge after Round 1 of Women’s State Am

HANOVER – In a game where you are shooting for birdies and eagles it is better to be the hunted than the hunter. That irony will be working in Dana Harrity’s favor Wednesday when the Abenaqui Country Club standout takes a four-stroke lead into the second round of the ...