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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 ...

Nashua prepares to host Cal Ripken 12U Regionals

NASHUA – Local Cal Ripken All-Star baseball season has been in overdrive the last couple of weeks, but the biggest stop will be in just over a week. That’s when the Nashua Cal Ripken League will host the New England 12U Regional tournament, with the winner advancing to the Cal Ripken ...

Worcester Bravehearts down Nashua Silver Knights

WORCESTER, Mass. – Solid pitching d just enough timely hitting lifted the Worcester Bravehearts over the Nashua Silver Knights on Wednesday, 5-1. The Silver Knights fell to 10-16 on the sseason, in sixth place, while the Bravehearts stand at 15-3, tied with Brockton for third place in the ...

Silver Knights rally falls short vs. Rox

NASHUA – One of the biggest issues for the Nashua Silver Knights this season has been falling short in one-run games, with a 3-10 record. Monday night, they rallied their way into a two-run loss as the Brockton Rox spoiled the team’s holiday week party for an announced Holman Stadium ...

Merrimack’s Schaller leaves Bruins to sign with Vancouver

The area's Boston Bruins connection the last two years is now a Vancouver Canuck. Merrimack's Tim Schaller, who was a reliable fourth line player for the Bruins in his two Boston seasons, reportedly agreed to a two-year deal worth $1.9 million per with the Canucks on Sunday, the first day of ...

Fisher Cats’ Davis achieves milestone

Over the weekend, the Red Sox and Yankees engaged in the latest chapter of their endless rivalry while their Double-A affiliates squared off against the Granite State’s own Eastern League squad. Here’s a look back at some recent items of note for the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. Davis ...

Silver Knights bounce back in a big way over Bristol, 12-3

NASHUA – Baseball people will tell you the best thing about the game is you get to come right back and try, try again when at first you don’t succeed. The Nashua Silver Knights will certainly agree. After a 17-3 debacle in Bristol, Conn. on Friday night, they came right back Saturday and ...

West downs East in CHaD Football classic

DURHAM – The temperatures had to soar over 100 degrees with the bright sun radiating off the artificial turf at Wildcat Stadium. The ruthless weather did nothing to deter the Granite State’s football finest. Behind a pair of third-quarter scoring drives engineered by Nashua South’s ...