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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 ...

Nashua wins on road in Game 1 of FCBL finals against North Shore

LYNN, Mass. – One down, one to go for title No. 2. Oh, and two chances to do it at Holman Stadium. The Nashua Silver Knights will take that formula any day, as they topped North Shore 3-1 on Tuesday night before 453 fans at Fraser Field. The Knights now lead the best-of-three ...

NH’s Williamson still in hunt at US Am

A record five New Hampshire players qualified for this year’s U.S. Amateur Championship, and after 36 holes of qualifying just one had a chance to advance to match play. That player is no surprise. Recent Dartmouth College graduate Peter Williamson of Hanover has had a great summer ...

Nashua, Lynn play it again

It seems like old times with a team from Nashua playing a team from Lynn, Mass., for some type of baseball championship. The return to Fraser Field with the renovated Manning Bowl in the distance was an interesting setting for the Silver Knights to continue their quest for a second straight ...

Nashua’s Morency finally gets his chance

NASHUA – Alek Morency has waited a long time to pitch in a postseason game On Tuesday, he gets his chance. He’s been tabbed by Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett to pitch the team’s next postseason game. It will either be Game 1 of the Futures Collegiate ...

Nashua’s Pleat leads NH golfers

Of the five New Hampshire players competing this week in the U.S. Amateur, Nashua Country Club’s James Pleat posted the best score in Monday’s first round of qualifying, a two-over 72. The Dartmouth College senior posted his score on the par-70 CommonGround Golf Course, ...

Local girls show hockey talents

HAVERHILL, Mass. – Three area girls were selected to take part in the 18th Hockey Night in Boston girls showcase at the Haverhill Valley Forum. Proctor Academy senior and Amherst native Kelcey Crawford is helping tend the nets for the Northeast squad. Crawford said that it was fun ...

Rox rally falls short in Silver Knights’ 11-9 Game 1 win

BROCKTON, Mass. – For the Nashua Silver Knights, the wait was worth it. But they could do without the tension, thank you. Courtesy of rain, it took 48 hours to play Game 1 of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League semifinal series with the Brockton Rox, but the Silver Knights ...