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Boudreau pitches Nashua Legion past Portsmouth

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NASHUA – Henri Boudreau established himself this past spring as one of the top pitchers in Division II for Hollis Brookline High School. This summer, he's doing the same for the Nashua Post #124 Senior Legion team, as he spun a complete game three-hitter in a key 6-1 win over Portsmouth ...

BG’s Anderson chooses Hartford as future baseballl home

High Schools

NASHUA – Whenever Brett Anderson and his family would visit a college, their minds always came back to one of the schools they first visited, the University of Hartford. So why not close the deal? The soon-to-be senior at Bishop Guertin did just that earlier this week, accepting a partial ...

Four Silver Knights selected to FCBL All-Star Game

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NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights had four players named to next Tuesday's annual Futures Collegiate League All-Star Game at Pittsfield's Wahconah Park. The teams were divided into the Pittsfield Hillies and Pittsfield Electrics, to honor the western Massachusetts team's baseball history. ...

Nashua’s Brandon Gillis heats up at State Am Golf tournament

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GREENLAND – Unleashing Brandon Gillis early on a calm, near-perfect morning here at Portsmouth Country Club simply was not fair. To the golf course. Gillis, the University of Rhode Island standout and ex-Nashua North Titan, carved up the track with the low round in medal play, a 6-under ...

Lucier hopes to draw attention with Silver Knights

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NASHUA – It's a familiar baseball story. Scouts will tell you they've gone to a game to watch one player, and end up discovering another. For Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett, that was almost the case when he first saw infielder Noah Lucier of Sandown play. “The funny story ...

Nashua’s Devito leads State Am Golf

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GREENLAND – The tide comes in, the wind kicks up and scores tend to rise. Somebody forgot to hand Nashua’s John Devito the rather ominous script for this week’s 116th New Hampshire State Amateur Championship at Portsmouth Country Club. Playing out of Passaconaway, Devito carded a ...

Hudson’s LeClair aims to make State Am run

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GREENLAND – Just three days north of his 14th birthday, Noah LeClair felt right at home slugging it out with the big boys, at least after a handful of front nine jitters. Day 1 at the New Hampshire State Amateur went pretty much as one might expect, the Hudson native and Nashua Country Club ...

No time like the present for Silver Knights this week

Local Sports Columnists

Their time is now. It's Camp Week for the Nashua Silver Knights, but it also should be their week. There's no time like the present for the local Futures Collegiate League entry, both on the field and in the stands, because after Saturday night's rainout and Sunday's off day, they are home ...

Red Sox aren’t exactly losing money

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There is no disputing the Red Sox' great success during the John Henry Administration. Four World Series championships, record attendance and Fenway Park's renaissance are on the record. Along the way, Henry has always seemed an honest sort, at least as far as any successful business person ...

Former Panther goalie Jiminez a good fit with Eagles

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MANCHESTER – It's a natural fit. When you think about it, the marriage of former Nashua High School South and current Salem State goaltender Chris Jiminez and the Eagles of the International Soccer Club of Nashua was bound to happen. After all, Jiminez played for Eagles co-owner/general ...

Here are a few Saturday summer sizzlers to ponder

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It's been a sizzling start to summer so far, so here are some tids and bits to throw on the grill: One thing you can say about the current United States women's soccer team's run to a likely second straight World Cup title, with the finals vs. the Netherlands on Sunday, is that the march has ...

Derry’s Welch feels right at home with Silver Knights

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NASHUA – Kyle Jackson had no idea. No, not until the Nashua Silver Knights second home game did the team's pitching coach realize that Knights reliever George Welch was a prize pupil of his father, Mike Jackson, who has had great success working with arms over the years as a pitching ...

Silver Knights rally to sweep Bravehearts

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NASHUA – Mike La Rocca (SNHU) scored on a wild pitch, after a wild final seventh inning unfolded as the Nashua Silver Knights came back from a 6-3 deficit for a 7-6 win Wednesday night to sweep the Worcester Bravehearts on a very hot, very muggy day/night double-header at Holman Stadium that ...

Cameron leads Telegraph Boys Lacrosse All Stars

High Schools

Player of the Year Sean Cameron, Bishop Guertin, Jr., Midfield The Bishop Guertin standout played his best when it mattered most, leading his Cardinals’ team to the state Division I title game. Cameron scored three goals in the semis and three more in the finals along the way, ultimately ...

Nashua Silver Knights fall to Worcester Bravehearts

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Bravehearts 11, Silver Knights 9 After sweeping Worcester in Wednesday’s doubleheader at Holman Stadium, the Nashua Silver Knights fell short in a slugfest against the Bravehearts on Thursday afternoon. Worcester carried a five-run lead into the ninth inning before the Silver Knights made a ...

Red Sox outslug Blue Jays

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TORONTO (AP) –Pinch-hitter Marco Hernandez hit a tiebreaking home run in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-7 on Thursday night. Hitting for Sandy Leon, Hernandez connected off Blue Jays closer Ken Giles (1-2), his seventh homer of the season. Giles was ...

Celtics’ problems run deeper than Kyrie Irving

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And so, Boston Celtics fans, I ask this question this morning as the New Jersey Nets prepare to hand him the key to their basketball Rolls: What if Kyrie Irving was the solution and not the problem? New England basketball fans are trusting sorts – you know, In Brad we trust; in Danny we ...