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Think golf specific exercise

Technology has certainly impacted the game of golf over the past 25 years. When I started we had balata covered balls, persimmon wood drivers, blade irons and metal spikes. Now it is all about 440 cc titanium drivers, four piece solid core balls, investment cast perimeter weighted irons and ...

Stay hydrated in summer heat

Now that the calendar says its summer, Mother Nature sure seems determined to let us know the seasons have definitely changed. Hopefully you spent last week’s mini-heat wave some place cool, and if not, you found a way not to overheat. It tends to happen every year, that someone ...

Nashua Senior Over-60 Softball Wrapup

Dr. Dionne’s Seniors 3, Pine Street Eatery 2 The medicine men scored just enough for pitcher Dale Stearns to get the win while giving up just eight hits. It was tied at two entering the sixth inning when Bob Lamontagne’s heady base running took him to the plate following ...

Knights win fifth straight

By TOM KING Staff Writer NASHUA - Chris Good is the Nashua Silver Knights version of the hot goaltender. Before a Bruins Night crowd of 1,421 at Holman Stadium, the lefty from the University of New Mexico tossed 7 1/3 innings of three-hit ball in helping the team raise its record to 8-4 ...

Silver Knights win fifth straight game

NASHUA – Chris Good is the Nashua Silver Knights version of the hot goaltender. Before a Bruins Night crowd of 1,421 at Holman Stadium, the lefty from the University of New Mexico tossed 7 1? 3 innings of three-hit ball in helping the team raise its record to 8-4 with a 4-1 win over ...

Knights rally for late lead against Rox

NASHUA – Boston College righty Nick Poore started his third game of the season for Nashua and struggled – allowing four runs (three earned) on three hits in three-plus innings of work Thursday night against Brockton at Holman Stadium. The Rox were led by designated hitter ...

Silver Knights’ hot bats key 8-3 win over Sharks

NASHUA – The summer’s heating up, and so are the Nashua Silver Knights bats. Trailing 3-0 on Wednesday night, they pounded out 11 hits and rallied past Martha’s Vineyard, 8-3 after eight innings, before an announced crowd of 711 at steamy Holman ...

Local Digest

GOLF State Am Four locals qualify at Canterbury Woods Four area golfers were among 36 who qualified for next month’s New Hampshire Amateur Championship at a qualifier on Tuesday at Canterbury Woods. The two top scores, one-under 71s, were posted by Rich Reeves of the host club ...

Nashua’s Phil Pleat heading to Michigan for US Senior Open

The trophies line the top shelf of a bookcase in his study. There are 14 silver trophies, all nearly identical, with each signifying a victory in a New Hampshire Golf Association championship. Nobody has accumulated more of these trophies than Nashua’s Phil Pleat, who won his first, ...

Nashua’s Nolan trying to rise in Jays’ system

For his first four years of minor league baseball, Nashua’s Kevin Nolan has proven to be a versatile and selfless teammate. Need someone to come off the bench and deliver a big hit, Nolan was your man. Need help at third base, second baseman, first base or right field, Nolan was ...

Local Sports Digest: Cricket, softball

CRICKET Hudson Club raises $2k for multiple charities The second annual Hudson Cricket Charity Tournament concluded successfully at Greeley Park on April 29. Team Baba won the HCCT 2012 championship by beating Galaxy Team in the title game. A total of 18 teams participated in this ...

Nothing like spending Father’s Day on links

It’s Father’s Day, my favorite day of the year. In what has now become our family tradition, my sons come to visit and we play a round of golf together and then retire to the screening room to watch the final round of the U. S. Open. Having children was the best thing that ...

Never too late to get your body in shape for beach time

The school year is coming to an end, and that means it’s summer time. For many of us, summer time means vacation time. And for a lot of people, those vacations will be spent at the beach. The beach brings to mind two of the most dreaded words in the English language – ...

Silver Knights players relish unique opportunity against Red Sox farm team

LOWELL, Mass. – Nashua Silver Knights players were given a unique opportunity Friday night at Edward A. LeLacheur Park. They all knew it. “It was pretty awesome,” said Nashua first baseman Chris Shaw of an opportunity no other teams in the Futures Collegiate ...

Gillis’ walkoff homer gives Silver Knights’ 3-2 win over Titans

NASHUA – Logan Gillis is almost singlehandedly bringing back that 2011 feeling to Holman Stadium. He won a game with a walkoff single earlier in the week, and Thursday night his homer to left leading off the bottom of the ninth carried the Nashua Silver Knights to a 3-2 win over the ...

Milford’s Barbiasz leaping toward London

Milford’s Dwight Barbiasz had some spectacular flights and landings this weekend in Iowa, finishing third for the University of Florida in the high jump at the NCAA Track and Field Championships. The biggest was a personal best leap of 7 feet, 53?4 inches, which also qualified him ...

Spinners-Knights exhibition set for Friday in Lowell

Two teams owned by the same man, Drew Weber, will do battle against each other on Friday. At the request of the Boston Red Sox, the Lowell Spinners will face the Nashua Silver Knights in an exhibition game at 3 p.m. on Friday at Lowell’s LeLacheur Park. Admission will be free for ...