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Local Digest: Nashua Senior Softball

Art’s Painting 3, M&N Sports 2 M&N’s Chick Hamel pitched his team into the 7th inning with a 2-1 lead when he was bested by the painter’s offensive comeback. Art’s octogenarian standout, Harold Weisman, combined 2 safeties with an outstretched ...

Nashua’s Pleat keeps state Senior golf crown

NORTH SUTTON – The two top New Hampshire amateur golfers of their generation squared off in a one-hole playoff Wednesday for the NHGA Senior Championship, and Nashua’s Phil Pleat defeated Concord’s Bob Mielcarz to win his second straight title. Pleat, who won in ...

Boston College to tackle young Miami QB

Miami quarterback Stephen Morris resides in the same uncertain place that Boston College signal-caller Chase Rettig inhabited at this time last year. Both dynamic young quarterbacks are looking for a successful new beginning when the Eagles host the Hurricanes in the 2012 season opener ...

UMass Lowell holding Fall Prospect Camp

Registration for the sixth-annual UMass Lowell Baseball Fall Prospect Camp is now open, as announced by head coach Ken Harring on Wednesday. The annual event will take place on Oct. 14 at LeLacheur Park, home of the River Hawks and the Lowell Spinners. The camp is designed for high school ...

Silver Knights still on the rise

NASHUA – Nashua Silver Knights vice president/general manager Tim Bawmann was asked on a scale of one to 10 how he’d rate the franchise’s second year. “About an eight,” he said. “Of course, on the field the baseball (a second straight ...

Decision for post-workout snack is important

We all have our routines, even when we go to the gym. Whether it’s a workout or I’m on the stair machine or I’m out running, I always finish up my exercise by stretching. In the past, it was because I always worried about pulling something. These days, though, ...

Local Digest Golf

golf Nashua Cities tourney sign-ups underway Registration for the 2012 Nashua Cities Championship – scheduled for Sept. 8 at The Jungle and Sept. 9 at Nashua Country Club – is now underway. Entries will close on Aug. 31, or after the first 60 applications are ...

Local Digest Senior Softball

SOFTBALL NASHUA SENIOR SOFTBALL Art’s Painting 7, M&N Sports 4 Right fielder Rich Stockdale’s tumbling circus catch of slugger Rod Robuccio’s bases loaded line drive snuffed out a last inning M&N rally to seal the deal for Art’s. Stockdale ...

Local Digest Track and Field

TRACK AND FIELD USATF Junior Olympics Granite State Flash represent NH at Nationals Overlapping with the Olympics in London, the USATF Junior Olympics Track & Field National Championships were held July 23-29 in Baltimore, Md. The Granite State Flash had 13 athletes compete in 16 events ...

NHIAA considering bass fishing

CONCORD – In a wide ranging discussion that included everything from football re-alignment to the possibility of bass fishing as a high school varsity sport, New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association executive director R. Patrick Corbin hosted the organization’s ...

Olympics spike interest in sports like archery

Upon handing students their first bow and arrow, Archery In Motion instructor Dan Bolduc takes them through a five-step process to introduce proper form in archery. Step 1, get the bow ready. Step 2, get in shooting position and pull back slightly. Step 3, draw back. Step 4, get into an ...

One selling point for archery: It’s a lifetime pursuit

No matter who you are, what you were born with, or what your background is; archery may be the sport for you. At least that what archery teachers are promoting as a lure to capitalize on the sport’s increased interest this summer. Most sports, such as football, basketball and ...

Don’t hesitate, go get yourself checked out

Two plus two will always equal four, but in the world of sports, you can make numbers say just about anything you want. A baseball team with a positive run differential looks like a good team, but it still might have a losing record. That’s what happens when you beat up on your ...

Local Digest Baseball

Baseball UMass Lowell holding Fall Prospect Camp Registration for the sixth-annual UMass Lowell Baseball Fall Prospect Camp is now open, as announced by head coach Ken Harring on Wednesday. The annual event will take place on Oct. 14 at LeLacheur Park, home of the River Hawks and the Lowell ...

Local Digest Golf

golf Nashua Cities tourney sign-ups underway Registration for the 2012 Nashua Cities Championship – scheduled for Sept. 8 at The Jungle and Sept. 9 at Nashua Country Club – is now underway. Entries will close on Aug. 31, or after the first 60 applications are ...

Local Digest Softball

NASHUA SENIOR SOFTBALL Pine St. Eatery 13, Calvary Lock & Key 8 Del Patton’s four hits included a triple as he spearheaded the efforts of PSE over the locksmiths. Paul Archer added three hits for the winners and Zeke Zarakotas, Mike Reilly, Harold Murphy, Clarence Farwell and ...

Silver Knights were simply dominant

NASHUA – Moments after the final out was recorded, Nashua Silver Knights outfielder Jon Minucci hugged team VPs Tim Bawmann and Jon Goode. “Thanks for the best two summers of my life,” he said. And there you have it. The Silver Knights’ domination of the ...

Silver Knights successfully defend FCBL title

NASHUA – The scene at Holman Stadium was as jubilant as has been seen in quite some time. The Nashua Silver Knights are now two-time Futures Collegiate Baseball League champions, as they topped North Shore 6-2 Wednesday night before 1,009 of their closest Holman Stadium ...

Williamson ousted from US Amateur

Just qualifying for match play in a U.S. Amateur Golf Championship is a big accomplishment. Thousands of top players around the world attempt to be one of the 312 who reach the tournaments 36-hole qualifying rounds. Just the top 64 make it to match play. But as Hanover’s Peter ...

Local hockey players showcase their stuff at Hockey Night in Boston

HAVERHILL, Mass. – As July faded into August, several area players laced up the skates to take part in the 38th Hockey Night in Boston summer showcase. The tournament brought together nearly 400 players from over two dozen states, as well as two Canadian provinces. The town of ...