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Silver Knights enjoying some young roster additions

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NASHUA – College orientation is underway at Holman Stadium University. Yes, most of the Fab Five – the five high school graduates (freshmen-to-be) allowed by Futures Collegiate League rule have arrived to take their spots on the Nashua Silver Knights roster. There's been a tweak or two ...

At No. 14, Celtics take Langford

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BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics selected Romeo Langford with the 14th pick in the NBA draft as they look to fortify a roster facing massive uncertainly with free agency looming. In his lone season at Indiana, the 6-foot-6 Langford played through a thumb injury and led the Big Ten and ...

Tamulevich father-son duo, Ulcickas now Holman Legends

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NASHUA – The Nashua Lions Club once again is recognizing the city's rich sports tradition, as they announced their 2019 inductees for the Holman Stadium Sports Legends Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Set to be inducted this year is the father-son team of the late Bolic “Bouncer” Tamulevich ...

Here’s hoping Danny Ainge did his homework

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We will hear for weeks/months/years about the New Orleans Pelicans and their NBA Draft lottery strike, Zion Williamson. The one-year Duke University phenom is the marquee man in what has universally been characterized as a three-man draft. The Boston Celtics? Like most every moment of the ...

Ortiz said to be victim of sloppy conspiracy

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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) – Alberto Rodríguez Mota had one job: taking a photo of the man that his crew of hired killers was supposed to fatally shoot at an outdoor cafe, according to Dominican authorities. But the lighting was bad. And the target, an auto-shop owner, was ...

Eagles likely will have a temporary summer nest

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NASHUA – The Eagles are still looking for a local nest this summer. Nothing has gone according to plan for the Eagles of the International Soccer Club of Nashua, the top-level amateur soccer team in the area and United Premiere Soccer League franchise. And that's either on or off the field ...

LOcal players in Twin State lacrosse games

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The 2019 Hanover Lion’s Byrne Cup Twin State All-Star Lacrosse Games are now set for Saturday at Lebanon High School. The top boys and girls senior stars from New Hampshire and Vermont will collide in the games, which open with the girls contest at 1:45 p.m. and the boys to follow at ...

Jones flying high in his second Silver Knights season

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NASHUA – Dylan Jones spends most of his baseball career low to the ground, crouched down as a catcher behind home plate. But after baseball and school, the Nashua Silver Knights receiver plans to be high above ground, up, up and away, as an airplane pilot. “I want to fly,” Jones said. ...

Merrimack mourns for Alec Bronchuk

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As Merrimack mourned the tragic loss of one of its favorite sons, Alec Bronchuk, at the tender age of 20, his ex-teammate, Merrimack High classmate and close friend, Jason Theriault, searched for something, anything to hang on to from thousands of miles away. A private first class in the ...

Red Sox bounce back with 9-4 win over Twins

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eduardo Rodríguez picked up Boston's bullpen a night after a 17-inning loss, Brock Holt drove in three runs and the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 9-4 on Wednesday night. Rodríguez (8-4) allowed four runs on eight hits, but more important, he lasted seven innings ...

Draft picks won’t be Celtics’ salvation

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Appearing all too quickly on the Celtics’ front door: Welcome to Sacramento Kings East! Their histories are polar opposites: The Kings’ won their only NBA championship in 1951, as the Rochester Royals. They went from Rochester to Cincinnati to Kansas City and, finally, to beautiful ...

Lingadal helps deliver a testy win for Nashua Legion

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NASHUA – What Varun Lingadal will be doing this fall at Dartmouth College will likely be much more difficult than what he accomplished on Monday for the Nashua American Legion Post #124 baseball team at sun-splashed Holman Stadium. But it still wasn't easy. Lingadal, who will end his ...

Granite State Games a good take for a fifth go-round

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Ahhh, the Games people play. These Games, the Granite State Games, are a good thing. Believe it or not, Bishop Guertin High School girls soccer coach Pat Mulcahy's vision began its fifth year on Monday, giving student athletes a chance at scholarship money (about $4,000 involved) and the ...

Pro boxing making return to Nashua

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The folks from Boston Boxing have done quite the solo act, trying to revive the club boxing circuit here in New Hampshire with a series of fight events at the Castleton in Windham. Next up, yeah, the Gate City. Pro boxing returns to Nashua on Aug. 16 as a night billed as “Scars for Scars” ...

Nashua Chiefs edge Souhegan Valley Mutts

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AMHERST – Summer baseball is about individuals putting in the time, honing their craft, working on their game. Getting better. Roy Santiago shattered that mold shortly after he and the Nashua Chiefs held off the Souhegan Valley Mutts, 4-3, on opening night in the New England Independent ...

Horford likely to opt out of Celtics contract

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BOSTON (AP) – A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Boston Celtics center Al Horford will decline his player option for next season and become an unrestricted free agent. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Tuesday because the decision has ...

These games are worth remembering for 2018-19

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Sunday we took you on a jaunt throught the Tourney Trail, and with the last day of school for most either today or in the next couple of days, we're taking you on a trip down Memory Lane: The best games these eyes saw in person during the 2018-19 school year. HOLLIS BROOKLINE BASEBALL VS. BOW, ...

NE Independent Baseball League teams ready to go

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The New England Independent Baseball League has been around several years, since it replaced New Hampshire Senior Babe Ruth’s Southern League. But each summer brings at least slight changes to the list of teams that compete in the wood bat league. And the 2019 campaign will feature some ...

Porcello, Red Sox ice Minnesota Twins

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Rick Porcello pitched seven shutout innings for Boston to outduel Minnesota ace Jose Berrios, and the Red Sox stretched their winning streak to a season-high six straight games with a 2-0 victory over the Twins on Monday night. Porcello (5-6) allowed only four hits and ...