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Nashua Babe Ruth Stars eliminated in 14U World Series

Unfortunately, it's time to come home for the Nashua Babe Ruth All-Stars. They had great pitching and defense on Monday night, but were the victims of the four-hit shutout pitching of West Linn, Oregon's Max Allen in a 3-0 loss in their final Black Warrior Division game in the 14U Babe Ruth ...

Nashua Babe Ruth Stars fade in heat vs. Florida

From fun at night to frustration in the late afternoon sweltering heat. The Nashua 14U Babe Ruth All-Stars enjoyed their first win in the World Series late Saturday night, but Sunday was a different story in sizzling Demopolis, Ala. After beating Alabama state champion Phenix City 4-1, the ...

Worcester captures FCBL title with sweep of Bristol

The Worcester Bravehearts won their fourth overall Futures Collegiate League championship on Sunday, 12-2 on the road at Muzzy Field completing a 2-0 best-of-three series sweep over the Bristol Blues. Worcester, owned by Nashua Silver Knights owner John Creedon, Jr., has been in the finals in ...

Neverett has some thoughts on Knights going forward

Retiring Nashua Silver Knights VP of Player Personnel/field manager B.J. Neverett has some advice for whoever takes the first part of that title in getting players for the 2020 season, which will be the organization's milestone 10th. Buyer beware. “I had some frustration,” Neverett said. ...

Nashua Babe Ruth All Stars get first Series win

The Nashua Babe Ruth 14U All-Stars took a major step toward advancing to bracket play with a 4-1 win late Saturday night at Soggy Bottom Lodge Field in Demopolis, Ala. over Alabama state champion Phenix City. Pitcher Nick Shaw was Nashua's Player of the Game as he tossed 6 2-3 innings of ...

Greater Nashua Senior Softball results

Newburgh 15, Global 6 In the first inning, the Bees’ Paul Valdanbrini’s double highlighted a five-run inning to set the tone. Hitting stars were Gerry Vye (two runs), Kip Ferguson, Cam Boyd and John Chase (three runs each), and Don Clark and Paul Valdanbrini with three hits apiece. ...

Nashua Senior Legion team ousted from Regional

WORCESTER, Mass. – Bounced instead of bouncing back. The Nashua Senior American Legion Post 124 baseball team's Northeast Regional experience was a quick one. The locals just couldn't find their groove on the heels of a tough one-run loss to Lawrence, Mass.on the tourney's first day. And ...

Nashua stopped short in Junior American Legion Baseball Regionals

CONCORD – In an echo of their disappointing performance at the New Hampshire Junior American Legion Baseball Championship earlier this week, Nashua Post 124 was eliminated from the Northeast Regional Junior American Legion Baseball Championship on Friday in a 6-4 loss to Rockland Pirates ...

Tough Series start for Nashua 14U Babe Ruth All-Stars

It wasn't the best of starts Thursday to the 14U World Series for the Nashua Babe Ruth All-Stars in Demopolis, Ala. The locals dropped a 6-3 decision at the hands of last year's runnerup, Eagle Pass, Tex. Nashua had a 2-1 lead going into the fourth before Eagle Pass plated five runs for the ...

Miscues on basepaths cost Nashua Senior Legion team

WORCESTER, Mass. – One bad pitch, two bad base running decisions. Those all cost the Nashua Post 124 Senior American Legion team Wednesday in a frustrating 1-0 Northeast Regional tourney loss at the hands of Lawrence (Mass.) Post 15. “Our biggest Achilles heel has been lack of ...

Nashua 14U Babe Ruth All-Stars set for World Series

The practices are done. The plane trip has been taken. The banquet's been held, as well as the Home Run Derby. Now it's time for baseball for the Nashua Babe Ruth All-Stars at the Babe Ruth 14U World Series at Demopolis (Ala.) Sportsplex. Later today Nashua will take on Eagle Pass, Tex., the ...

Thibodeau cruises past Sedlar for women’s Am crown

The 2019 New Hampshire Women's Golf Associations's State Amateur champion is Windham Country Club's Lauren Thibodeau. Thibodeau went into today leading Nashua area golfer Chelsea Sedlar by eight strokes and ended up winning by nine shots at Greenland's Breakfast Hill Golf Club. Thibodeau shot ...

Tourney tough Nashua set for Senior Legion Reginonals

NASHUA – The plan may have worked. Nashua American Legion Post 124 Senior team manager Tim Lunn was aggressive in his non-league scheduling this summer, having the locals play in a lot of highly regarded New England tournaments. Hopefully, that prepared Nashua for their biggest tourney thus ...

Silver Knights wil now transition to a new on-field era

LYNN, Mass. – The season had just come to a crushing end in defeat, and the Nashua Silver Knights had to endure one more hurdle before leaving Fraser Field. They had to wait for Futures League Joe Paolucci handing out awards for FCBL MVP, Reliever of the Year, and Manager of the Year before ...

Sedlar trails by eight in Women’s Am with one day to go

Top local golfer Chelsea Sedlar has an uphill climb if she wants to capture this year's NHWGA's State Amateur championship at Breakfast Hill Golf Club in Greenland. Sedlar, playing out of Passaconaway Country Club, goes into today's third and final round at plus-2, in second but also some ...

Silver Knights season comes to a tough 8-7 end

LYNN, Mass. – End of an era. Yes, the B.J. Neverett Nashua Silver Knights Era, both managerial and front office, concluded in a painful way Monday night at Fraser Field as the Knights bowed out in the first round of the Futures League playoffs, 8-7, at the hands of the North Shore ...

Nashua falls, but looks ahead to Junior Legion baseball regionals

SALEM – Following a season of dominance, the Nashua Post 124 Junior American Legion team ended their state tournament run that was anything but dominant. Their chance at the 2019 New Hampshire Junior American Legion Baseball Championship was dashed at the hands of Dover Post 8, losing 8-0. ...

Silver Knights hope Christopulos strikes playoff gold

NASHUA – There was no question in the mind of Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett who would start Monday's 7 p.m. first round, one-game Futures Collegiate League playoff at Lynn's Fraser Field vs. the North Shore Navigators for his 27-27 team that goes into the post season on a ...

Nashua needs two more wins in Junior American Legion tournament

SALEM – Nashua Post 124 faced adversity for the first time this summer and overcame it with aplomb in Monday night’s must-win Junior American Legion state tournament game at Michele Park. Nashua took an early two-run lead then held on for a 3-2 win over Lebanon Post 22, setting the stage ...

Babe Ruth’s Holbrook a coach? Yes, believe it or not

NASHUA – A few years ago, Todd Holbrook was working with some young ballplayers at North Common Field, near where he lives. Driving by was former Bishop Guertin High School coach Mike Lozeau, who was on the Cardinals staff under Bill Dod when Holbrook was a player at BG back in the mid to ...