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Nashua blanks Old Orchard Beach at Holman

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights haven’t let the end of their 13-game winning streak get to them. No, instead they’ve started another one, notching their second in a row and also their 14th consecutive win at Holman Stadium, routing Old Orchard Beach on ...

Pleat fires 76 at US Sr. Open

LAKE ORION, Mich. – For a few minutes on Thursday morning Nashua’s Phil Pleat sat atop the U.S. Senior Open leaderboard at Indianwood Golf and Country Club. Pleat birdied the first hole, the Par 4 10th, and sat on top for a few minutes at 1 under. But he bogeyed the next ...

Shaw, Knights slam Seacoast

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights must hate having to leave Holman Stadium for a week. They’ve won 15 in a row at the historic ballpark, including Friday night’s 9-2 romp over Seacoast, a game that included a majestic grand slam to right by feared Silver Knights ...

Good’s nothing but great for Silver Knights

NASHUA – It wasn’t as if Chris Good closed his eyes, put his finger down on a map and found New Hampshire, the Nashua Silver Knights and Holman Stadium. But close. “My coach said you have your choice of leagues,” said Good, who was a redshirt freshman ...

Lane pulls off comeback at Concord Country Club

CONCORD – Wednesday was a day of comebacks, dramatic shots and a minimum of surprising upsets at the 109th State Amateur Championship. It would be hard to fashion a better comeback them the one pulled off by Nashua High School North varsity basketball coach Steve Lane. He was four ...

Cranky back doesn’t keep Cilley down

CONCORD – Defending State Amateur golf champion Jim Cilley caught a break on Wednesday morning. His young daughter didn’t wake him up, allowing him a little extra rest for a back that’s been bothering him all week. Walking during Wednesday’s opening ...

Hawks seeking players

The New England Hawks are currently seeking football players for their upcoming season. Players need to be 18 years of age. The Hawks represent southern New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts in the semipro New England Football League. The Hawks will be competing at the AA level this ...

Nashua Parks & Rec.Red Sox trip planned for Aug. 1

The Nashua Parks and Recreation Department has Red Sox Tickets available to the Wednesday, Aug. 1 game against the Detroit Tigers. The following seating arrangements are available: Left Field Grandstand Pavilion Box (20 seats available at $120 per seat, includes a $15 food voucher). Right ...

Hollis Brookline Dodgers beat Nashua Chiefs in Sr. Babe Ruth action

The Chiefs had the bases loaded in the top of the seventh inning, and came through with three runs, but that was not enough to overcome a 6-1 deficit as Nashua fell to the Dodgers 6-4. Hollis Brookline (11-4) appeared to be letting the game slip away, but Cam Lafleur came in and prevented any ...

Nashua moves on to 11-year-old Cal Ripken district title game

Nashua North continued its winning ways in the 11-year-old tournament by defeating Keene 4-1 in the Winner’s Bracket final. The win sent North to Thursday’s District Championship Game. Tony Gallinaro led the way for Nashua, starting off the game with a long single over the ...

McKee now youngest match-play qualifier at 13

CONCORD – James McKee was a 10-year-old who loved hockey and baseball when his uncle treated him to his first round of golf three summers ago. McKee was hooked, almost immediately, and it wasn’t long before he was playing golf as often as he could. On Monday, in his first ...

Friel leads locals into match play

CONCORD – Winning a State Amateur Championship – which requires nine rounds of golf in six days and six over the last three – can be draining. Jim Cilley, who won last year’s tournament at Nashua Country Club, said it took him a couple of weeks to ...

All numbers adding up for Silver Knights

NASHUA – There was one play that typifies the Nashua Silver Knights 2012 season. A throw over to third baseman James Katsiroubas in a wild affair at Pittsfield (Mass.) last week got past him down the line. Instead of sulking, Katsiroubas chased the ball down and fired a strike to ...

Sr. babe Ruth: Hollis Brookline beats Monadnock, 10-1

Joe Flaherty’s complete game three-hitter, allowing only one unearned run, led the way for the Dodgers on Tuesday night. Hollis Brookline (10-4) had an array of offensive contributors, including Steve Rossetti (2 for 3, three RBIs), Tim Rencken (2 for 3, three RBIs), Shea Whalen (3 ...

Babe Ruth All Stars: Nashua 14s win District 2 title

The Nashua Babe Ruth 14-year-old All Stars beat Manchester 11-4 Tuesday night to clinch the District 2 championship. With the win, Nashua moves on to the State tournament in Goffstown this coming weekend. The team consists of J.J. Dunn, Chris Cruz, Mike Kernan, Ricky Constant, Alex Haight, ...

Three-way tie for lead in NH State Am golf tourney

CONCORD – It’s the summer between his senior year in high school and his freshman year in college, and like many teenagers Griffin Brown of Hollis likes to sleep in whenever possible. But Brown was up at the crack of dawn on Monday for a 50-minute drive to Concord Country ...

Knights preparing to host all-star game

NASHUA – The inaugural Futures Collegiate Baseball League All Star Game isn’t until the night of July 26, set for Holman Stadium, but the final phase of planning has begun. First, according to FCBL Commissioner Chris Hall, the format for the game will be stars from the ...