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Nashua, Hudson play on in state Junior Legion Baseball tourney

SALEM – Nashua Post 124’s junior team may still finish with a championship, but now they will not finish with an undefeated record. Nashua fell for the first time this summer on Sunday night, falling to Dover Post 8 by a score of 5-1. It was fitting that the sole Nashua run came after ...

Neverett leaving Silver Knights after nine years

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights' longest tenured employee is calling it quits. Depending on if they can get a home playoff game, Thursday night's 7-6 win over the North Shore Navigators before a crowd of 1,883 may have been the last Nashua Silver Knights game B.J. Neverett will have ...

Silver Knights putting playoff plans in place

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights don't know when and where they may play their Futures Collegiate League first round playoff game next week, but they know who is pitching. Before their 6-4 win over the Brockton Rox on Wednesday in the first game of a scheduled doubleheader at Holman ...

For at least one member of Team New Hampshire, a week of three-a-day football practices in the brutally blazing July sun has to feel like a week’s vacation on Lake George. Milford’s Nik Lapan will battle on Saturday at Castleton University, representing the Granite State in the 2019 ...

Nashua claws its way past Exeter for state Legion crown

NASHUA – Max Mello had one thought and one thought only in his battle Tuesday against Exeter Post 32 reliever Collin Burleigh. “Just don't strike out again,” he said, referring to three earlier fans. “Put the bat on it and put it in play.” And Mello did just that, grounding hard off ...

Campbell’s Adam Breton ready for anything in Shrine Game

Adam Breton was used to doing a lot of things at Campbell High School – including playing under pressure. Breton, who will take the field at Castleton University Saturday as a member of the New Hampshire squad in the annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, certainly couldn’t have experienced more ...

Amherst’s McCaigue second in State Junior Am

CONCORD – Amherst Country Club’s Colin McCaigue checked all the boxes on Wednesday here in Round 3 of the NHGA State Junior Amateur Championship at Beaver Meadow Golf Club. The Brookline resident closed strong with a birdie and fired a 1-under-par round of 71. Atkinson Country Club’s ...

Pittsfield stops Silver Knights

The Pittsfield Suns broke a scoreless tie with three runs in the third and added three more in the sixth to down the Nashua Silver Knights, 6-1, Tuesday night. Luis Atiles’ RBI single in the eighth accounted for Nashua’s only run as the Knights managed four hits. Spinners 6,Cyclones ...

Crowd at the top of State Junior Am Golf standings

CONCORD – There is a crowd atop the leaderboard at the New Hampshire Junior Amateur Golf Championship through two rounds. Wednesday morning, a total of eight players sit within four shots of the lead as the players tee it up for the third and final round at Beaver Meadow Golf ...

Nashua South’s Plourde relishing Shrine camp

Tanner Plourde has been in heaven all week. Why? Because this week at camp at Vermont’s Castleton University in preparation for the annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl Game set for CU’s Spartan Field on Saturday, the daily routine is all about one thing - football. “It’s a lot of fun,” ...

Nashua Legion needs one more win for state title

NASHUA – The 2019 American Legion regular season district champion baseball squads from Nashua and Concord strode into the state tournament at Holman Stadium last Friday aiming to continue their winning ways en route to a New Hampshire title. But when the District B-winning Nashua Post 124 ...

Local players contending in State Junior Amateur Golf tourney

CONCORD – Day 1 of New Hampshire Junior Amateur is in the books, and a quarter of the area’s players got off to a solid start on Monday at Beaver Meadow Golf Course. Amherst Country Club’s Gunnar Senatore fired a 1-over par round of 73, and he sits in second, a pair of shots behind ...

Nashua Legion wins again

The Nashua Senior Legion Post 124 team won its second straight game on the home turf at Holman Stadium, another thriller, 2-1, in eight innings over Lebanon, to remain unbeaten in the State Championship Tournament on Saturday night. Nashua advances to Sunday night's winner's bracket finale at ...

Nashua Legion still unbeaten in state tournament

NASHUA – The last two undefeated teams in the 2019 New Hampshire American Legion Baseball Tournament – Nashua Post 124 and Exeter Post 32 – squared off in the third round of play at Holman Stadium last night. And the seacoast side wound up all kinds of frustrated in a 5-1 loss which ...

Post 124 survives pitchers’ duel in eight innings

NASHUA – In a showdown of two dominant pitchers, it proved only fitting that a resolution came after both departed from the scene. A walk-off walk provided the difference on Saturday night in the final game of Day 2 at the New Hampshire Senior American Legion Baseball Tournament with ...

North Shore stops Nashua Silver Knights

LYNN, Mass. – North Shore’s 3-4 hitters combined for four hits and four runs batted in Sunday as the Nashua Silver Knights fell to the Navigators, 7-4. After scoring a pair of runs in the third and two more in the fifth the Silver Knights fell quiet the rest of the game. Nashua ...

Greater Nashua Senior Softball results

Art’s 14, Pine Street 1 Art’s settled this contest quickly by pasting 10 runs on the scoreboard in two innings. In the first, Ron Monteiro doubled with the bases loaded and Ed Peterson (4 for 4) drove in two more. In the second, Al Ross and Bill Ohm set the table and Bob Lamontagne, ...

Nashua 14s claim New England title; headed to World Series

ROCHESTER – The Nashua Babe Ruth 14-year-old All-stars are New England Regional champions, decimating an error-prone bunch from Smithfield, R.I., 16-1 in six innings here at Simard Field. Nashua got on the board in the second thanks to three straight Smithfield errors, and a missed tag at ...

Nashua Legion gets sharp start from Anderson, drops Laconia in tourney opener

NASHUA – other than the fact that star pitcher Brett Anderson was close to being his usual overpowering self for four-plus innings and refused to make an out when batting himself, there wasn’t anything hugely impressive about the Nashua Post 124 American Legion’s 3-0 win over Laconia in ...

Nashua rolls on in Babe Ruth 14 regionals

ROCHESTER – Seeded No. 1 in the New England Regional after pool play, the Nashua Babe Ruth 14-year-old All Stars certainly lived up to the billing in Thursday’s semifinals, mixing pitching, defense and some timely hitting for a tidy, 4-1 win over Portland, Maine. Friday afternoon at 2:30, ...