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Nashua Silver Knights fall to Bristol Blues

Bristol’s four-run seventh inning broke open an 8-2 drubbing of the Nashua Silver Knights on Monday night. Mike La Rocca had two of the Silver Knights’ seven hits. Nashua’s runs came in the first on Joe Bramanti’s RBI single and in the sixth on Connor Blandin’s RBI single. The ...

West falls in dramatic CHaD football game

DURHAM – Thanks to the efforts of a bunch of recently-graduated football standouts from Nashua-area high schools, the West squad hung tough before falling in a 17-13 decision to the East contingent in the 2019 CHaD East-West New Hampshire High School All-Star Game at the University of New ...

Eagles finally land in nest but can’t score in draw

MANCHESTER – The Eagles of the International Soccer Club of Nashua have landed – finally. But it wasn't a completely satisfactory New Hampshire homecoming for the local United Premiere Soccer League entry for a couple of reasons: One, they had to settle for a 0-0 tie with the Astoria ...

Silver Knights rally but can’t catch Suns

A late-inning resurgence fell short Thursday night for the Nashua Silver Knights in Pittsfield as the Suns held on for a 7-5 victory. Pittsfield built a 4-0 lead after three innings but Nashua began clawing back into the game with Benjamin Cowles’ RBI double in the sixth. A bases-loaded ...

Starting pitching helping Silver Knights improve

NASHUA – If there's anything we can tell from the Nashua Silver Knights as they are approaching a month into their 2019 season, they are a streaky team. They started off the season 0-4, then 4-8, but then reeled off seven straight wins to get to 11-8. But now they're 11-10 after a tough-two ...

Nashua Silver Knights hammer Westfield

A four-run second inning propelled the Nashua Silver Knights to a 10-4 road win over Westfield on Wednesday night. Benjamin Cowles helped spark the Silver Knights’ assault on Westfield pitching with three hits and three runs batted in, including a home run. Noah Lucier also homered for the ...

Silver Knights riding a roller coaster

NASHUA – If there’s anything we can tell from the Nashua Silver Knights as they are approaching a month into their 2019 season, they are a streaky team. They started off the season 0-4, then 4-8, but then reeled off seven straight wins to get to 11-8. But now they’re 11-10 after a ...

Gedman following in his father’s footsteps – sort of

Question: What don't people know about managing a team in the Futures Collegiate League? Answer: Where do you want to start. If you want to get a good laugh out of Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett, ask him just that. “It's tough,” Neverett said on Sunday. “This isn't like ...

Bristol tops Nashua Silver Knights at Holman Stadium

Scoring pairs of runs in the sixth, seventh and ninth innings allowed the Bristol Blues to break away to a 7-2 win over the Nashua Silver Knights at Holman Stadium. A trio of Bristol pitchers limited the Silver Knights to four hits. Nashua’s two runs came off Blues starter James ...

Baseball becomes Knight Sandstrom’s travel guide

NASHUA – Kyle Sandstrom should really work for a travel agency. He's got a ton of tips for those who like to live life out of a suitcase from time to time. For example, he's found the best way to see the country: play college baseball, especially in the summer. Sandstrom, a native of ...

Silver Knights enjoying some young roster additions

NASHUA – College orientation is underway at Holman Stadium University. Yes, most of the Fab Five – the five high school graduates (freshmen-to-be) allowed by Futures Collegiate League rule have arrived to take their spots on the Nashua Silver Knights roster. There's been a tweak or two ...

Tamulevich father-son duo, Ulcickas now Holman Legends

NASHUA – The Nashua Lions Club once again is recognizing the city's rich sports tradition, as they announced their 2019 inductees for the Holman Stadium Sports Legends Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Set to be inducted this year is the father-son team of the late Bolic “Bouncer” Tamulevich ...

Eagles likely will have a temporary summer nest

NASHUA – The Eagles are still looking for a local nest this summer. Nothing has gone according to plan for the Eagles of the International Soccer Club of Nashua, the top-level amateur soccer team in the area and United Premiere Soccer League franchise. And that's either on or off the field ...

LOcal players in Twin State lacrosse games

The 2019 Hanover Lion’s Byrne Cup Twin State All-Star Lacrosse Games are now set for Saturday at Lebanon High School. The top boys and girls senior stars from New Hampshire and Vermont will collide in the games, which open with the girls contest at 1:45 p.m. and the boys to follow at ...

Jones flying high in his second Silver Knights season

NASHUA – Dylan Jones spends most of his baseball career low to the ground, crouched down as a catcher behind home plate. But after baseball and school, the Nashua Silver Knights receiver plans to be high above ground, up, up and away, as an airplane pilot. “I want to fly,” Jones said. ...

Merrimack mourns for Alec Bronchuk

As Merrimack mourned the tragic loss of one of its favorite sons, Alec Bronchuk, at the tender age of 20, his ex-teammate, Merrimack High classmate and close friend, Jason Theriault, searched for something, anything to hang on to from thousands of miles away. A private first class in the ...

Lingadal helps deliver a testy win for Nashua Legion

NASHUA – What Varun Lingadal will be doing this fall at Dartmouth College will likely be much more difficult than what he accomplished on Monday for the Nashua American Legion Post #124 baseball team at sun-splashed Holman Stadium. But it still wasn't easy. Lingadal, who will end his ...

NE Independent Baseball League teams ready to go

The New England Independent Baseball League has been around several years, since it replaced New Hampshire Senior Babe Ruth’s Southern League. But each summer brings at least slight changes to the list of teams that compete in the wood bat league. And the 2019 campaign will feature some ...

Nashua, Merrimack Legion baseball squads set for busy summer

Folks who gripe and grouse about today's teenagers having too many distractions and side-interests taking them away from the good old fun of "going outside to play" need to know that there are young men who take their baseball seriously enough to not in fact want a break from it when summer ...