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Cardinals claim Cal Ripken Majors title

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CAL RIPKEN CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS Majors Cardinals win title, 13-11 The Cardinals captured the Nashua Cal Ripken Majors city championship, topping the Diamondbacks 13-11 in the second and deciding game of the finals. Alex Hulfacher's two-run homer gave the D-Backs a quick 2-0 lead but the Cards ...

Silver Knights top Seacoast, 8-6

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By TOM KING Staff Writer NASHUA - The more the merrier for the Nashua Silver Knights. As in pitchers, that is. And of course, wins. The last two nights, the Silver Knights have used a combined 10 arms, including six in Saturday night's 8-6 win over the Seacoast Mavericks before an announced ...

Silver Knights win wild one

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NASHUA - Nashua Silver Knights pitching coach Kyle Jackson couldn't have imagined his first game as acting manager on Tuesday night would be so filled with drama. But Nashua's 5-4 win over North Shore on Tuesday night before 554 at Holman Stadium featured not only John Toppa's walk-off RBI ...

Martha’s Vineyard cools down Silver Knights, 4-1

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NASHUA - How do you cool off a hot hitting team? Well, aside from the chilly June temperatures, with top-notch pitching, of course. Martha's Vineyard had just that on Sunday with University of Oklahoma righty Dylan Grove. Grove wasn't unhittable, but he had plenty of stuff to hold the .288 ...

Must-see baseball in championships

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It couldn't be any more fitting. Bishop Guertin High School will try for its first baseball championship in 29 years on Monday night at 7:30 p.m. at Manchester's Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. And the coach that led them to that last title, back in 1987, will be trying for his first in 12 ...

Schwarzenberg powers Jok’s past M&N Sports

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Jok's Auto Sales 11, M&N Sports 8 Jok's Rusty Schwarzenberg provided almost enough offense by himself to beat a sluggish M&N squad when, as the No. 2 hitter belted a two-run homer in the first inning and added a grand slam in the second. Schwarzenberg rounded out his plate appearances ...

Pennichuck strong at state track meets

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Nashua's Pennichuck Junior High School had a strong showing at the recent Divison Meet in Concord with the girls team finishing first and the boys team second. Other schools who competed were Gilbert Hood, Hampstead, Nashua Catholic, Parkside, Rundlett and West Running Brook. Girls highlights ...

Knights’ Geannelis schools Dawgs

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NASHUA - The Wachusett Dirt Dawgs learned on Education Day at Holman Stadium just how valuable Mike Geannelis is to the Nashua Silver Knights. Geannelis is one of the mainstays in the team's starting rotation, but he also likes to hit and play other positions. On Tuesday he started at first ...

Pitching staff still hasn’t taken shape

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NASHUA - The other night B.J. Neverett said that just as players on the Silver Knights are getting to know the manager and his staff, the same goes for Neverett in getting to know them. Work in progress, especially for the pitchers. The team resumes its FCBL season/grind on Tuesday at 11 a.m. ...

Roberson emerging as player to watch for Silver Knights

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NASHUA - The Nashua Silver Knights and their fans could be wild about Harry this summer. As in shortstop Harry Roberson. "I saw him play in the NESCAC tournament (at Holman Stadium) as a freshman," Silver Knights manager and player personnel VP B.J. Neverett said of the ...

We will never see another like Ali

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The first thought that may have crossed some minds when they heard of the passing of the legendary Muhammad Ali was this: Boxing takes another blow. And they're right. The tributes and commentary keep on flowing. Ali stood for a lot of things during his heyday, and even after it, as a ...

Dr. Dionne’s Seniors hand Pine Street its first loss

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Pine Street Eatery didn't just fall from the ranks of the undefeated; the Chefs were pushed and pushed hard by Dr. Dionne's Seniors, who put up crooked numbers in every inning but the last during their 13-4 win. This on a day when Thom Riley's pitching allowed the Chefs more than two ...

Greater Nashua Little League Majors action heats up

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Twins 9, Rockies 6 Top hitters included Isaac Crivac (3 for 4), Kory Cassie (2 for 4, two doubles), Nick Shaw (2 for 4) and Thomas Campbell (2 for 4). Eric Perry and Kyle Vancelette had their first hits of the season. Cardinals 8, Red Sox 2 Cardinals pitcher Tommy Tierney fell just short of a ...

Knights right at Holman

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NASHUA - The Nashua Silver Knights would be hard-pressed to start a season any better than they have the last three days. Nashua is now 3-0 after Luke Glancy's walk-off, game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth delighted a Holman Stadium opening night crowd of 2,258 with a 5-4 win over ...

Love for baseball driving Weber

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Drew Weber remembers when he was a villain in Nashua, starting minor league Double A franchise in Manchester over a decade ago that would eventually spell the end of the Nashua Pride. Then he remembers when he was the villain in Manchester with ownership partner issues, etc. "And at ...

Knights aiming for progression as season opens

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Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett has one request for the team's vibrant fan base: Patience, please. "A lot of our guys are missing because of college tournaments," Neverett said as his team enters its sixth season with the opener Wednesday against the Seacoast ...

Winning needs to return at Holman

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The catch phrase "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing" has been wrongly attributed over the years to legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi. Actually, the first one who used it was UCLA football coach Henry Russell "Red" Sanders back in ...

Nashua Little League, Cal Ripken square off

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BASEBALL The Greater Nashua Little League and Cal Ripken League played two exhibition games against each other recently with the following results: GNLL Cardinals 5,Cal Ripken Diamondbacks 2 The Cards' Drew Frostled off the game with a home run and his team never trailed. Alec Jenkerson added ...