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Fisher Cats pound Baysox, now 19 games over .500

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 ...

Silver Knights begin FCBL title defense tonight at Brockton

The Nashua Silver Knights, despite finishing the Futures Collegiate League regular season well below .500, do have something going for them as they begin their title threepeat chase tonight in a one-game first round playoff game at Brockton's Campanelli Stadium. Pitching. “Our pitching has ...

Blue Jays’ moves will impact Fisher Cats

The Toronto Blue Jays look to be retooling for the future, and recent moves toward that rebuilding process could play a significant role in the New Hampshire Fisher Cats’ prospect for an Eastern League pennant this fall. New pitchers come to town If there is one universal truth about ...

Gillis, Senatore advance in state Junior Golf Championship

The field of 32 at the New Hampshire Junior Golf Championship was pared to eight on Monday, and a pair of local players survived and advance to Day 2 Tuesday at Green Meadow Golf Course. The action began with 18 holes of stroke play on the “Prairie Course” and in all five area players ...

Silver Knights clinch playoff berth with split

NASHUA – Midway through June, Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett was having his doubts. His team was reeling at 3-12, and although it was early, being one of the six playoff teams in a seven team Futures Collegiate League didn’t seem likely. “I had doubts when we were 3-12,” ...

Nashua’s Reyes back in the NFL with Jets

Kendall Reyes is back in the game. When the Nashua High School North football team begins practice soon, Reyes won’t be there helping out his alma mater’s coaching staff. Instead he’ll be working hard to make the New York Jets. Reyes, the defensive lineman who has played with the San ...

Biddison says farewell to Silver Knights as playoff push continues

NASHUA – Nick Biddison's introduction into the world of collegiate baseball is complete. Biddison said farewell to his teammates late Thursday night as the Richmond, Va.area native has to return home this weekend to prepare for his freshman year at Virginia Tech. Biddison was one of the ...

Silver Knights clinching party has to wait after 7-1 loss

NASHUA – Opportunity knocked, but no one was home in the Nashua Silver Knights dugout. The team had a chance to basically clinch a playoff spot on Thursday night, as a win over Worcester would have put them up four games over idle North Shore for the final Futures Collegiate League playoff ...

Nashua’s Jenkins looking to make history at Shrine Game

RJ Jenkins has always considered himself a bit of a trail blazer. In high school, even the most versatile athletes play three sports. At Nashua North High School Jenkins played four. In his college choice, he decided on the University of New England, as a member of the Biddeford, Maine, ...

Nashua’s You has big junior golf finish

PRINCETON, N.J. — The practice and playing in tournaments is paying off for Nashua native Robert You. The 16-year-old junior, who is attending the Stevenson School in Pebble Beach, Calif., shot a 1-over-par 71 on Wednesday to finish in sole possession of 19th place at 6-over (73-72-71--216) ...

Surging Silver Knights win even when it rains

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights didn't play a game on Wednesday thanks to the storms that hit the area. But they got a win anyway. As was ruled earlier in the week, if the game that was ultimately suspended Saturday night in the fifth inning with Bristol could not be resumed Wednesday ...

Merrimack’s Senior Legion tourney run ends in finals loss

MANCHESTER – The state Senior American Legion tournament can be a complicated maze to wave your way through, with the double elimination format and pitch count rules, etc. But Tuesday's 6-0 Rochester Post #7 championship win over Merrimack Post 98 at Gill Stadium came down to the simple ...

Dover sweeps by Nashua for state Junior Legion Baseball title

PORTSMOUTH – As good as the Nashua Junior Legion team as been here, playing with a lead in the state Final 8 Tournament, Post 124 was asked for the first time Wednesday to play from a substantial hole. Nashua didn’t handle it well. The winner’s bracket winner at 3-0, dropped ...

HB football players to lead New Hampshire Shrine team

In a matter of weeks, they will bolt in different directions and start new lives. But for one last week, they are football teammates, friends in battle and, yes, even captains once again. “I’m not going to be playing football in college. When I was selected for this, I thought to myself ...

Silver Knights hope pitching can take them to playoffs

NASHUA – Who are these Nashua Silver Knights? Certainly not the same team we saw through the Futures League All-Star break at the start of a week-long stretch away from home. That team had fallen two-plus games in back of the North Shore Navigators for the sixth and final playoff spot. And ...

FCBL takes away Knights’ rain-shortened win; game continued Wednesday

NASHUA – Mother Nature and two umpires giveth, and the Futures Collegiate League taketh away. Take a win off the Nashua Silver Knights total – for now. Futures League Commissioner Chris Hall announced on Monday he has upheld a protest by the Bristol Blues that umpires James Dion and ...

Ramirez grand slam powers Fisher Cats to win

Harold Ramirez hit a grand slam as part of a seven-run third inning, powering the New Hampshire Fisher Cats to an 11-5 win over the Richmond Flying Squirrels on Tuesday at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. Tayler Saucedo (3-1) worked six innings to pick up the win. He allowed eight hits, did ...

Merrimack battles into position to win American Legion baseball title

MANCHESTER – You can call them desperate. After another long, dramatic and dazzling day here at Gill Stadium, they’d need to be considered determined and extremely dangerous. Merrimack Post 98 ran the 14-inning gauntlet Monday, knocking off Concord, 3-2, and then Lebanon, 14-5, to ...

Red hot Silver Knights sweep Rox to land in sixth

NASHUA – The Cherry was clearly on top on Sunday – and so were the Nashua Silver Knights. Newcomer Justin Cherry, who pitched in a collegiate league in the Hamptons n Long Island for the first half of the summer, tossed a 4-1 complete-game gem for the Silver Knights to set the tone for a ...

Nashua Junior Legion baseball aiming for championship

PORTSMOUTH – Fundamentals and taking advantage of mistakes are important in any sport, but in baseball they are paramount. Both the Nashua Post 124 and Lebanon Post 22 Junior Legion baseball teams racked up 11 hits on Wednesday in the winners’ bracket final of the New Hampshire Junior ...