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Sports betting to be on Nov. 5 ballot in Nashua

Local Sports

NASHUA — Voters will decide if sports gambling will be legal in Nashua during the Nov. 5 general election, thanks to the Tuesday 14-0 vote by members of the Board of Aldermen. With Alderman Ernest Jette absent, members passed Resolution 19-162, which is relative to a ballot referendum to ...

Patriots surprisingly trade Thomas…to the Jets

Boston sports

New New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown may be known for causing friction, but his sudden presence on the roster actually helped the Patriots do business with a bitter rival. New England on Tuesday – before reports surfaced later last night about Brown being sued for sexual ...

High School Highlights: Nashua North volleyball triumphs

High Schools

Girls volleyball NASHUA NORTH 3, MEMORIAL 0 The Titans picked up their second win of the season (2-1) with a 25-9, 25-10, 25-7 sweep. Olivia Mazerolle had four kills, seven service points and three digs while Kelsey Laliberte (four kills) and Haley Stanton (five aces, 11 points) had ...

Blue Jays hammer reeling Red Sox

Boston sports

TORONTO (AP) – Trent Thornton and three others combined on a two-hitter, Teoscar Hernández and Rowdy Tellez homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 8-0 Wednesday night. The slumping Red Sox have lost five straight. They had just four baserunners, and none advanced past ...

Bruins extend Cassidy’s coaching contract

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Bruins signed coach Bruce Cassidy to a multiyear contract extension Wednesday, a reward for leading the team to the Stanley Cup Final in just his second full season on the bench. “I think it’s a good marriage,” Cassidy said at the team’s training facility ...

Broncos look like a different boys soccer team this fall

High Schools

They showed flashes of what they might be capable of during the 2018 season, but the Alvirne High School boys soccer team couldn't get the results. So far on this young season they have, and it will be interesting to see how the Broncos handle the challenges that are ahead. They visit ...

Cardinals part ways with successful girls lacrosse coach

High Schools

NASHUA – Kerry Gobiel has coached the Bishop Guertin High School girls lacrosse team to two straight Division I championships. But she won't be guiding the team to a third. The school and Gobiel have parted ways, Guertin athletic director Pete Paladino confirmed on Monday, a move/decision ...

High School Highlights: Merrimack girls soccer blanks Keene

High Schools

Girls soccer Merrimack 4, Keene 0 The Tomahawks (1-2) secure their first win of the season with a shutout. Abby Morgan scored two goals, Emma Valluzzi and Siobhan McMakin tallied one goal each. Adding in the assist column were Bella Saxon and Amaya Blake with one a piece. Merrimack visits ...

Spartans sweep Sabers; Titans, Cardinals fall

High Schools

It was a great season opener for Milford High School volleyball but not so great for Souhegan or Bishop Guertin. But that's just a taste of Monday's high school results. Here's the full look: GIRLS VOLLEYBALL MILFORD 3, SOUHEGAN 0 The Spartans swept their rivals in the season opener for ...

Blue Jays outslug Red Sox to end losing streak

Boston sports

TORONTO (AP) – Rowdy Tellez hit a two-run home run, Cavan Biggio and Reese McGuire added solo shots and the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. Biggio walked twice and scored twice, and McGuire had two hits. Mookie ...

Patriots certainly look unbeatable after Sunday night

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Time to go back in time, but not vs. time. Twelve years ago, the New England Patriots had vastly upgraded their offense, were solid on defense, and had blown out the New York Jets on the road in their season opener. A reported a couple of days later asked New England ...

Patriots once again dominate Steelers at Gillette, 33-3

Boston sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. --- The New England Patriots certainly didn't need Antonio Brown to beat his former team on Sunday night. No, they did just fine while waiting for the former Steeler and Raider to sign his contract today, as they cruised past Pittsburgh in the season opener at Gillette ...

High School Highlights: Milford volleyball sweeps Souhegan

High Schools

Girls volleyball MILFORD 3, SOUHEGAN 0 The Spartans swept their rivals in the season opener for both by scores of 25-14, 25-21, 25-18, with Gabby Monico leading the way with nine kills, four blocks and five aces. Robyn Krafft added eight kills and five aces while Kailyn Chamberlain (12 ...

BG girls lacrosse coach won’t be back

High Schools

NASHUA – Kerry Gobiel has coached the Bishop Guertin High School girls lacrosse team to two straight Division I championships. But she won’t be guiding the team to a third. The school and Gobiel have parted ways, Guertin athletic director Pete Paladino confirmed on Monday, a ...

David Ortiz stops in at Fenway Park

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz had a chance to thank his adoring fans at Fenway Park exactly three months after he was shot in the back while in his native Dominican Republic. In his first public appearance since June 9, when he was seriously injured in a Santo Domingo ...

Yankees glide past punchless Red Sox

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – The New York Yankees officially ended Boston’s three-year reign as AL East champs, blanking the Red Sox 5-0 Monday night behind another big effort by James Paxton. Hours after the Red Sox parted ways with team president Dave Dombrowski, and right after former star David ...