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Souhegan tennis player Matt Lapsley wins state title

High Schools

HOOKSETT – For Souhegan High School boys tennis player Matt Lapsley, two out of three isn’t bad. As a matter of fact, it’s great. Lapsley’s long four year wait for the NHIAA state boys tennis singles title is over, as he downed Bedford’s Rohit Yerram in a grueling 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 ...

Bill Dod honored with special night at Fisher Cats game

High Schools

MANCHESTER – If there is one name synonymous with New Hampshire high school baseball, it’s Bill Dod. This spring he completed his 50th and last season coaching in the Granite State, with a wide array of well-wishers coming together to honor him at Saturday’s New Hampshire Fisher Cats ...

Bishop Guertin falls to Pinkerton in boys lacrosse finals

High Schools

EXETER - As hard as top-seeded Bishop Guertin charged, rallying from deficits of 3-1 after a quarter and 6-2 at the half, the Cardinals never once got to their sweet spot, that is on the lead. No. Pinkerton Academy wouldn’t let it happen. When Guertin rally for five goals in six minutes ...

Martinez’s two-run homer propels Red Sox over White Sox

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – J.D. Martinez looked bad on a swing, went to the video, took some hacks in the cage and made sure he didn’t miss his pitch the next time up. Martinez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, David Price pitched six solid innings to win his fifth straight decision and the Boston Red ...

Local Sports

The Nashua Silver Knights improved to 3-5 on the FCBL season on Saturday night with a 3-2 win over North Shore before a crowd of 1,752 at Lynn's Fraser Field. The Silver Knights scored all three of their runs in the fifth. Two came on wild pitches with the bases loaded, and the third came on ...

KidSports: Cal Ripken, Nashua Little League reports

Kids Sports

BASEBALL Nashua Cal Ripken Majors Playoffs Royals 11, Giants 4 In the third meeting between the two, the Royals rallied from trailing 4-3 in the top of the fifth. Ben Adamonis entered the game and drew a leadoff walk. After two walks, Chase O’Brien tied the game with a single to ...

Greater Nashua Senior Softball

Local Sports

May 30 IMEC trounces Global 15-1 IMEC brought their bats to the game and got 15 runs on 26 hits. Johnny Peterman got the party started with a single in the first to drive in two runners. In the second, IMEC plated five runners on a series of singles. In the fourth, the bottom of IMEC ...

Drama just seems to be the Patriots Way, right?

Local Sports Columnists

Boom. Whether it's OTAs, PTAs, STAs, MBAs, there's just never a dull moment with these New England Patriots. Certainly it was an eventful three day manadatory mini camp at Gillette. It started with Rob Gronkowski's brutal honesty about contemplating retirement and wanting a new contract ...

BG’s Reynolds/Maalouf capture state doubles crown

High Schools

The area took one out of two in the state high school doubles tournament on Thursday at Derryfield School. Bishop Guertin's tandem of Amy Maalouf and Claire Reynolds captured the state girls doubles crown, topping the No. 1 seeded Bishop Brady team of Sydney Herrington and Rachel Achong, 6-1, ...

Silver Knights lose the Derby — and the game

Local Sports

It took the Nashua Silver Knights until the final road game of the season last year to have a game not decided by 10 innings and have to go to the FCBL's Home Run Derby. This year? Just seven games. And the result was the same, as the Silver Knights fell 1-0 to the Bristol Blues at Muzzy ...

Edelman faces suspension over failed PED test

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) –Speaking for the first time at the Patriots’ minicamp, Tom Brady could have had plenty to talk about had he waited a few hours. Instead, reports broke later Thursday that one of the New England quarterback’s favorite receivers, Julian Edelman, could be suspended ...

Dream come true for Merrimack’s Gasper as Yankees draft him

Local Sports

The wait was excruciating for Merrimack's Mickey Gasper – again. But in the end, it was well worth it, as Gasper's favorite childhood team, the New York Yankees, took him Wednesday in the 20th round of this week's annual Major League Amateur Draft. “I grew up a Yankees fan, and spent ...

Things get away from Warriors early in 9-4 semis loss

High Schools

LACONIA – Wilton-Lyndeborough High School baseball coach Dave Finch sat down with a down Warriors starting pitcher Neal Brennan after their team's 9-4 Division IV semifinal loss at the hands of No. 2 Littleton Wednesday and told him not to be discouraged. “He's hanging his head,” Finch ...

Silver Knights, Bergeron pick up a win in Lynn

Local Sports

Don't look now, but Nashua Silver Knights pitching coach Kyle Jackson has extended his record as acting manager with the team to 5-0 after the Knights topped North Shore, 5-3, Thursday at Fraser Field in Lynn, Mass. Trailing 1-0, Nashua tied the game in the third on an error and Jared Brescia ...

High Schools

NASHUA – You got the sense pretty early that No. 2 Pinkerton Academy and third-seeded Hollis Brookline were pretty evenly matched in this state volleyball semifinal. From the opening flurries, it had the makings of a five-setter, and the two teams didn’t disappoint. A banged-up yet ...

Tigers salvage final game against Red Sox at Fenway

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – Leonys Martin had a two-run homer to cap a five-run first inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-2 on Thursday night. Detroit’s victory ended a four-game win streak for Boston, which had outscored Detroit 13-1 in the first two games of the ...

Bishop Guertin outlasts Bedford for girls lacrosse championship

High Schools

MANCHESTER – Kayli Keenan remembers winning it all as a freshman. That was from the sidelines. Four years later, the Bishop Guertin senior was not just on the field for the Cardinals in a title game, she was scoring the two biggest goals of her high school career. Keenan found the back of ...

Cavaliers roar past Goffstown into boys volleyball semis

High Schools

HOLLIS – The Hollis Brookline High School boys volleyball team showed no mercy for Goffstown's growing pains on Tuesday. After all, the stakes were pretty high, a berth in the Division I semifinals. It's almost a given the Cavs will be their on an annual basis, and this year is no different ...

Silver Knights get an education in 10-4 loss to Sharks

Local Sports

NASHUA – It's pretty clear that the first couple of weeks of the Nashua Silver Knights is going to be, well, an education for players, manager and fans alike. The Knights' 10-4 loss Tuesday at the hands of the Martha's Vineyard Sharks before an announced Education Day crowd of 2,135 ...

Red Sox still sizzling, rip Tigers

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – Andrew Benintendi and Christian Vazquez each hit a solo homer and had an RBI double to back a strong start by Eduardo Rodriguez, carrying the Boston Red Sox to a 7-1 win over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Xander Bogaerts added a two-run double during a four-run third ...