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Eagles will have to chase first UPSL playoff win on the road

NASHUA – For now, the Eagles will be flying out of town. Last Saturday's loss to non-playoff team Lynn United, coupled with two Mass United wins, dropped the Eagles of the International Soccer Club of Nashua to the third seed in the United Premier Soccer League Patriot Division ...

Gillis, Ethier fall in New Hampshire State Am Golf tourney

The amazing statement made by the new breed in local golf came to an end Thursday in the 115th New Hampshire State Amateur. Ah, but what a ride it was. Nashua’s Tommy Ethier and Brandon Gillis, a pair of young guns on the collegiate golf scene, won in the morning and fell in tight ...

Portland Sea Dogs catch Fisher Cats

PORTLAND, Maine – The New Hampshire Fisher Cats saw an early four-run advantage wither away in a 5-4 loss to the Portland Sea Dogs on Thursday night at Hadlock Field. The Fisher Cats jumped in front in the first. Dalton Pompey singled in his return to New Hampshire and Bo Bichette walked ...

Knights’ Morissette turns bad day into a winning night

NASHUA -- Nashua Silver Knight shortstop Cody Morissette had a bad day on Tuesday. Emphasis on “had”, as it turned out much better by nightfall. His bases loaded single through a drawn-in infield in the bottom of the seventh gave the Knights a big 5-4 walk-off win over North Shore and ...

Knights’ Neverett suspended one game by FCBL

NASHUA – Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett got the text message, but not the phone call. So he’s taking matters into his own hands. Neverett got a text message from Futures Collegiate Baseball League commissioner Chris Hall on Monday saying he was suspended one game after he was ...

Ethier, Gillis still in contention at State Am golf

They are down to the final eight at the 115th State Amateur Golf Championship, and a pair of area players remain alive, teeing it up Thursday morning at Hanover Country Club in the quarterfinals. Nashua Country Club’s Tommy Ethier and Brandon Gillis of Souhegan Woods Golf Club each won a ...

Merrimack American Legion baseball falls to Derry

MERRIMACK – The mad scramble for one of the four American Legion District B playoff spots is on. Wednesday afternoon, two candidates for those precious positions tangled in a doubleheader. The result ... a tough, tough afternoon for Merrimack Post 98, which dropped both to Derry, first ...

Giuliano moves from Monarchs to UNH as assistant

Nashua’s Jeff Giuliano apparently liked this coaching thing he decided to keep doing it. Giuliano spent the last three seasons as an assistant under former teammate Richard Seeley with the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL. After the Monarchs and parent L.A. Kings – whom Giuliano played for ...

Brockton blanks Nashua Silver Knights

BROCKTON, Mass. – Pitching and defense ruled Wednesday morning for the Nashua Silver Knights and Brockton Rox. The Silver Knights would give up two runs in the first inning, then another run on a solo homer in the sixth, and mustered just three hits in response as the Rox won, 3-0. Jack ...

The clock is suddenly ticking on the struggling Silver Knights

NASHUA – Sunday was one of those picture-perfect, sun splashed late afternoons/early evenings at Holman Stadium. The thousand or so fans who watched the Nashua Silver Knights battle the Bristol Blues were certainly entertained, especially when Knights manager B.J. Neverett went out to argue ...

Eight Greater Nashua players still in State Am field

The match-play field at the 115th New Hampshire State Amateur Golf Championship was sliced in half on Tuesday. Of the 32 players still alive and fighting for a title as play resumes on Wednesday morning at Hanover Country Club, eight of them represent clubs from the area. With the state’s ...

Silver Knights suffer another case of the Blues, 6-4

NASHUA – Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett had seen enough. Tossed from Sunday’s FCBL game with Bristol at Holman Stadium after a controversial call at second in the ninth inning, he went over and gently covered home plate with dirt and left to a standing ovation from the ...

Pat Pelletier earns medalist honors at State Am

Nashua native James Pleat isn’t the only golfer who has some inside information on Hanover Country Club. While the former Dartmouth College standout’s knowledge of the course helped secure the sixth seed, Lebanon’s Pat Pelletier (Carter Country Club) utilized his previous outings on the ...

Fisher Cats stubbornly maintain top spot in EL East

The Eastern League All-Star break is here and the New Hampshire Fisher Cats cling to a tenuous lead atop the EL East. Emphasis on tenuous. Here’s a look back at the past few days from Manchester and beyond. Erratic offense So far this season, the Fisher Cats’ fate has rested largely on ...

Nashua’s Pleat ready for New Hampshire Amateur golf

The incentive has never been greater. Opportunity knocks, perhaps like it never might again for Nashua’s James Pleat. The 115th New Hampshire Amateur kicks off Sunday at Hanover Country Club, and Pleat, a former Dartmouth College standout gets another shot at history, just like everyone else ...

The Machine was firing on all cylinders to land Eagles, 4-2

NASHUA – Mechanical failure. The co-owner of the International Soccer Club of Nashua Eagles knew his team was in trouble, despite being up 1-0 at halftime on Saturday, when he saw Ella Njike suddenly arrive at Rivier University's Raider field to suit up for Lynn United. “I said 'Damn',” ...

State Am opens; full field playing Monday

Day 1 of the 115th New Hampshire State Amateur is in the books, and the battle for positioning is absolutely on. The full field tees it up Monday morning in Round 2 of stroke play at Hanover Country Club with one of 64 match-play spots on each player’s mind. Those top qualifiers will ...

Silver Knights enjoy a 13-4 pasting of Pittsfield

NASHUA – You never know what’s going to happen at a Nashua Silver Knights game. You want actual knights jousting? The announced Holman Stadium crowd of 1,780 got that on Friday, thanks to a local group, the Knightmares of Knights Hall. You want fireworks at the end of the seventh? Yes, ...

Former foe Lebel a welcome addition to Silver Knights

NASHUA – Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett remembers the glare from Jake Lebel a couple of years ago. The Knights were at the banbox Leary Field in Portsmouth, locked in Futures League mortal combat in the best-of three semifinals with their then in-state rivals, the Seacoast ...

Eagles in playoff mode as they get set to end regular season at home

NASHUA – If you haven't been to see the Eagles of the International Soccer Club of Nashua yet, Saturday's regular season finale may be the best day. That's because a win over Lynn United at 4 p.m. at Rivier University's Raider Field will likely guarantee another good game to attend – a ...