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Once again, Holman is home for Sullivan

NASHUA – It was a 1-2 pitch that left Holman Stadium on a rope in about three seconds, landing in the left field picnic area. It was his first home run at Holman since The Homer that saved Nashua from being down 1-0 in last year’s Futures Collegiate League Finals vs. Worcester. “I think ...

Milford’s Walker off to good start for rained out Silver Knights

NASHUA – Bryce Walker was driving by Holman Stadium one night last summer, saw the lights on, and decided to stop in. He caught a couple of innings of a Nashua Silver Knights game, and little did he know he’d actually be playing for them a year later. “I was pretty excited about it,” ...

Silver Knights turn Sunday into fun day, 11-1

NASHUA – Silver Knight Sundays at Holman Stadium can produce a somewhat strange game. There have been a couple of 18-inning marathons in recent history. And on Sunday, the Knights took advantage of an early-game injury to Martha’s Vineyard starting pitcher John Lamont and devoured the ...

Knights walk home on wrong end, 9-5

NASHUA – If there’s any doubt what the Nashua Silver Knights are looking to improve on as the 2017 season is now underway, Friday night’s Holman Stadium opener removed all of it. In two games, including Friday’s 9-5 loss at the hands of the Pittsfield Suns before a crowd of 2,345, the ...

Silver Knights off to Bristol to open season

NASHUA – The bus will be pulling out of the Holman Stadium lot early in the afternoon on Thursday, and it signifies one thing: The long-awaited 2017 Nashua Silver Knights season is underway. The Silver Knights will send Assumption righty Mike Curtis to the mound against the Bristol Blues at ...

Nashua Silver Knights ready for Holman Stadium opener

NASHUA – It’s time to ring in the new year for the Nashua Silver Knights. The local Futures Collegiate Baseball League entry was slated to open its season on Thursday night at Bristol, Conn., but Friday is day the team and its fans have been waiting for – the annual Opening Night at ...

Another historic event set for Holman on July 17

NASHUA – Eric Campbell, the general manager of USA Baseball, couldn’t avoid Futures Collegiate League commissioner Chris Hall. “Eric and I have been talking since we formed the league,” Hall said. “I’ve been hounding him.” Hall finally got his man – and his event. He and ...

Muse, Curtis eye Silver Knight openers

NASHUA – James Muse was driving to New England from Toronto a couple of days ago and couldn’t believe it. “I left Memphis, it was about 85, 90 degrees,” Muse said. “I drove from Toronto, it was raining the whole time. Brutal.” Memphis is the University of Memphis junior’s ...

Silver Knights report for duty on Tuesday

NASHUA – Welcome back, Nashua Silver Knights. The local Futures Collegiate Baseball League entry’s season unofficially gets underway on Tuesday. Players will report to Holman Stadium at 2 p.m. for the first time to begin two days of preparations for the season opener on Thursday at ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lebanon locks down Hollis Brookline for 44-35 victory in D-II final

MANCHESTER – For those who believe defense wins championships, Lebanon provided the blueprint Friday night at Southern New Hampshire University. Points were at a premium in the Division II championship and Hollis Brookline couldn’t generate enough of them in a 44-35 defeat to the ...