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All of Division I volleyball still chasing Cavaliers

At what point is the word “Dynasty” in play? When you are talking New Hampshire high school girls volleyball and Hollis Brookline High School, that question is old news. The Cavalier girls open the 2018 season riding a 33-match win streak. The seniors in the program have never “not ...

Yard Goats fend off Fisher Cats

Evan Grills tossed six scoreless innings, leading the Hartford Yard Goats over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Friday. Matt Pierpont got Juan Kelly to ground out with runners on second and third to end the game for his 31st save of the season. Grills (4-5) picked up the win after he struck ...

Weber, Silver Knights part ways with GM Muntean

NASHUA – Despite a season of record paid attendance, the Rick Muntean Era is one and done. Nashua Silver Knights owner Drew Weber announced that Muntean will not return as the team's general manager, despite the success at the gate. The parting, at least in Weber's eyes, was mutual. ...

Fisher Cats keep it in high gear as playoffs approach

It’s been a near certainty for weeks, but now the Eastern League playoffs are an absolute certainty this fall in Manchester. The regular season’s almost over, here’s a look back at recent events in the world of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. Now it’s official ... With Saturday’s ...

Greater Nashua Senior Softball

Jok’s 5, IMEC 2 Jok’s defeated IMEC for the fourth and final time in the regular season, sweeping the series with them.  Led by Gerry Vye (3 for 3) and Del Patton (2 for 3), the Car Guys jumped to a 3-0 lead, then held a normally productive IMEC lineup scoreless for six innings.  ...

Hollis Brookline’s Norris will play college volleyball at North Florida

HOLLIS – A native of Tampa, Maddie Norris had her original volleyball roots sprout in the state of Florida. The Hollis Brookline High School senior is banking that a return to the Sunshine State will bring out the best in her already magnificent game. Over the summer, Norris, the reigning ...

Portland Sea Dogs blank New Hampshire Fisher Cats

MANCHESTER (AP) – Luke Tendler hit a two-run home run and had two hits, driving in three, and Matthew Kent hurled seven strong innings as the Portland Sea Dogs topped the New Hampshire Fisher Cats 6-0 on Thursday. Kent (10-8) picked up the win after he struck out eight while allowing seven ...

Merrimack’s Gasper powers way to Yankee promotion

It can be a test of nerves when the word is the coach wants to see you. Good news or bad news? For Merrimack's Mickey Gasper, the smiles gave it away after he played Monday night in a game for the Pulaski (Va.) Yankees, New York's Advanced Rookie team in the Appalachian League “The video ...

Fisher Cats unfazed by brief dry spell

The Eastern League Playoffs are just around the corner and it looks like the playoffs are coming to New Hampshire. Still, did this week hold a playoff preview or just another regular season series between two of the league’s top contenders? Either way, here’s a recap of the past week and ...

Fisher Cats end slide against Trenton

TRENTON, N.J. -- Jon Berti hit a two-run home run and had two hits, and Jordan Romano allowed just three hits over 5-2/3 innings as the New Hampshire Fisher Cats topped the Trenton Thunder 12-1 on Sunday. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Fisher Cats and a three-game winning ...

Silver Knights set attendance mark but looking for new ideas

Fred Brown’s nine career games in the major leagues are merely a footnote in a life far more distinguished because of his political achievements. After two years at Dartmouth College, Brown made his major-league debut with the Boston Beaneaters in 1901 under Amherst-born Frank Selee, the ...

Dr. Dionne nips Pine Street in Nashua Senior Softball

Dr. Dionne 10, Pine Street 9 Butch Dunham did it all as Dionne’s scored half of its 10 runs in the final two innings en route to a walk-off victory over a frustrated Pine Street team. Dunham got the scoring started after his first inning triple for the medics, scored three more times, ...

New Hampshire’s Fred Brown went smoothly from baseball to political game

Fred Brown’s nine career games in the major leagues are merely a footnote in a life far more distinguished because of his political achievements. After two years at Dartmouth College, Brown made his major-league debut with the Boston Beaneaters in 1901 under Amherst-born Frank Selee, the ...

Nashua CC’s Martin wins Women’s State Amateur

GREENLAND -- It was the Great Bay version of a duel in the sun on Wednesday, a hot head-to-head battle between leaders Chelsea Sedlar and Tracy Martin at the New Hampshire Women’s Amateur that only one could win. It turned out to be Martin. A back-nine battle at Portsmouth Country Club ...

Merrimack’s Sedlar storms to State Amateur lead

By MIKE ZHE For The Telegraph GREENLAND – Chelsea Sedlar handled her driver – and disappointment – like a champion. The middle round of the State Women’s Am at Portsmouth Country Club was stretched out by a nearly two-hour weather delay near the end. When the rain lifted and the ...

Nashua’s Reynolds gets out of her tennis comfort zone

New England tennis is really all Nashua's Claire Reynolds, the Bishop Guertin standout top player, had known before last month. That all changed with a trip to the World Team Tennis Junior Nationals in San Diego in late July. Reynolds and Bedford's Jason Boucher were the only New Hampshire ...

The work to reshape the Silver Knights roster begins in few weeks

NASHUA – The 2019 Nashua Silver Knights season will begin in a few weeks for B.J. Neverett. After a respite for the rest of August, the Knights field manager will put on his Vice President of Player Persnnel hat on and start to reshape the roster for next June. Some players will be offered ...

Playoff ouster typified long, tough Silver Knights season

NASHUA – The frustration finally got to Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett with two outs to go in what would be his team's final game of the 2018 season. He was enraged that hitter Teddy Beaudet's safe call at first base after he had struck out was overruled, umpires surprisingly ...

Silver Knights can’t get that last big hit as season ends in Brockton

BROCKTON, Mass. – One hit away. That seemed to be the theme of the Nashua Silver Knights season, one that came to an end in a bitter 6-5 loss at the hands of the Brockton Rox Monday night in the single elimination first round of the FCBL playoffs at Campanelli Stadium. “One hit way, one ...

Nashua golfers ousted at state Junior Am

HUDSON – The New Hampshire Golf Association Junior Golf Championship for 2018 will be decided Wednesday in the heat between Kingswood High’s Sam Barton and North Hampton 13-year-old Brian Adams here at Green Meadow Golf Club. Barton and Adams survived a pair of matches under oppressively ...