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Eagles soccer squad finally land in Nashua on Saturday

Local Sports

NASHUA – The Eagles are finally landing in their nest on Saturday. The Eagles of the International Soccer Club of Nashua will play their first home game at Rivier University's Raider Field on Saturday at 4 p.m. And, after going 2-1-1 on the road, they can't wait. “We're excited,” ...

Red Sox manage to salvage a win in Yankees series finale

Boston sports

NEW YORK (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit a tiebreaking home run against Dellin Betances leading off the eighth inning, just beyond Aaron Judge's reach at the right-field wall, and the Boston Red Sox rebounded after wasting a four-run lead to beat New York 5-4 Thursday night and send the Yankees to ...

A couple of struggling local teams look to the future

High Schools

The buzz in the dugout was constant. Clearly, the Bishop Guertin High School softball team was that of a team that was having a successful season, defending its Division I state championship. Guess again. Prior to picking up their first win of the season over Manchester Central, the ...

Astros enjoy Holman hospitality in 15-0 rout of North

High Schools

NASHUA – The Pinkerton Academy baseball team has such a good time at Holman Stadium on Wednesday, it's coming back on Thursday. Nashua South will certainly hope it fares better in their 4 p.m. clash with the Astros than the Nashua North Titans did in falling 15-0 in a game shortened to five ...

Celtics, Cavaliers have a close connection

Boston sports

CLEVELAND (AP) — Boston playoff star Jayson Tatum and Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue are cousins. The Cavaliers and Celtics might as well be. The Eastern Conference’s top two teams have been intertwined for more than a year – from a summer blockbuster trade, from opening night, from ...

Celtics finish off Philadelphia, await Cleveland

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – Jayson Tatum caught a pass underneath the basket, shook off a hit and went up for the go-ahead layup with 23 seconds left and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-112 on Wednesday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals. Tatum scored 25 points, Jaylen ...

Bridge battle brings out the best in Titans, 10-4

High Schools

NASHUA – Make no mistake, the Battle of the Bridge brought out the best in the Nashua High School North softball team on Tuesday. And the beast as well. The Titans took the extra base whenever they could in their 10-4 win, and clearly set the tone for the entire game. “It was the Battle ...

High School Highlights: Bishop Guertin baseball stops Central

High Schools

BASEBALL Bishop Guertin 5, Central 0 Brett Anderson tossed a complete game one-hitter, striking out 15 and walking just one as the Cardinals moved to 8-5. Sam Boudreau (2 for 3, two RBIs, stolen base), Tony Gallinaro (three walks, three runs, three stolen bases) and Anderson (hit, RBI) ...

Yankees take down Red Sox with eighth-inning rally

Boston sports

NEW YORK (AP) – Brett Gardner capped a slump-busting performance with a go-ahead, two-run triple off Craig Kimbrel in the eighth inning, Aaron Judge followed with a homer and the New York Yankees rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox 9-6 Wednesday night for their 17th victory in 18 ...

Yankees open showdown vs. Red Sox with win

Boston sports

NEW YORK (AP) – Giancarlo Stanton homered twice, Aaron Judge hit a tiebreaking single off Yankees enemy Joe Kelly and New York edged the rival Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Tuesday night for its 16th victory in 17 games. In the opener of a three-game showdown between baseball’s top two teams, ...

Bruins and their fans lament as the puck stops here

Local Sports Columnists

The puck has stopped there, in Tampa. The Boston Bruins season is done, and we were wrong. We thought the B's and Merrimack's Tim Schaller would skate right into the Stanley Cup Finals this season. Why? Use Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals as Exhibit A. It was the perfect example ...

David Price will miss start for Red Sox vs. Yankees

Boston sports

NEW YORK (AP) – Once again, the Boston Red Sox have reason to worry about David Price’s health. The left-hander was scratched from his scheduled start Wednesday night against the rival New York Yankees and sent back to Boston for medical tests Tuesday after experiencing a tingling ...

Broncos bounce back to rally past Cards, 8-7

High Schools

NASHUA – As usual, the Bishop Guertin High School girls softball team had the Alvirne Broncos on the ropes on Monday. But this time, the Broncos wiggled free and came away with a much-needed 8-7 win at Guertin's Elliott Field. “These girls really get along well, and they're here to pick ...

High School Highlights: Nashua North track triumphs

High Schools

Track North dominates South, Memorial Nashua North hosted Nashua South and Manchester Memorial with the Titan boys and girls each coming out on top handily. The South girls were second. North’s Jordan Smith was the lone double winner on the boys side. He took the shot put in 40-10 and ...

Celtics anxious for their own home cooking against 76ers

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – An improbable Eastern Conference finals rematch with the Cleveland Cavaliers is in reach for the Boston Celtics. The only thing delaying it is one more victory against a Philadelphia 76ers team intent on not becoming the latest to join a dubious NBA club. Toronto was swept ...

76ers top Celtics, extend series

Boston sports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – T.J. McConnell turned a surprise start into the save of the season and Dario Saric scored 25 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers stave off elimination in a 103-92 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 on Monday night. The Sixers still face daunting odds headed into ...

Red Sox, Yankees prepare for old-time showdown

Boston sports

NEW YORK (AP) – Baseball’s most bitter rivals, ready to tangle once again. And this time, the Red Sox and Yankees bring the two best records in the big leagues into a fight for first place in the AL East. Following their throwback brawl at Fenway Park last month, the teams square off on ...

High School Highlights: Alvirne tops Bishop Guertin baseball

High Schools

Baseball Alvirne 5, Bishop Guertin 3 Ethan Beals (two hits, RBI) and Hayden Callery (two hits, RBI) led the Bronco (3-7) attack to upset the Cardinals (7-5). Grady Hudson chipped in with two hits and played well defensively. Bishop Guertin’s Anthony Gallinaro paced the offense with two of ...