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Celtics hammer hapless Knicks

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) — Terry Rozier filled in nicely for Kyrie Irving, logging his first career triple-double in his first NBA start and leading the Boston Celtics to a 103-73 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night. Rozier collected 17 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists to become just the ...

Mookie Betts wins salary arbitration hearing over Red Sox

Boston sports

PHOENIX (AP) — All-Star outfielder Mookie Betts beat the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday in the first salary arbitration decision of the year and will get a raise from $950,000 to $10.5 million instead of the team’s $7.5 million offer. Miami catcher J.T. Realmuto and Arizona pitcher Shelby ...

Rask helps Bruins beat Blues

Boston sports

BOSTON (AP) – Tuukka Rask made 32 saves and extended his personal point streak to 19 games lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. Rask is now 17-0-2 in his last 19 starts and the Bruins improved to 15-1-4 in their last 20 games overall. David ...

Hogan could still be a hero for Patriots

Boston sports

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – It might seem as if Chris Hogan has been more or less in the background for much of this New England Patriots season. But that doesn’t mean he won’t be a viable weapon come Super Bowl Sunday. In fact, the numbers show he’s had pretty much the same success. “I was ...

One local Brown fan laments losing Belichick

Local Sports Columnists

Here’s a few early Super Bowl week tids and bits to chew on while yours truly has nightmares about getting completely lost this week in the Mall of America: New Nashua Silver Knights general manager Rick Muntean was leaving a downtown Nashua business on Sunday when the owner said to him, ...

Patriots have a lot of Eagle ground to cover

Boston sports

Think Andy Reid. In other words, when the New England Patriot face the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday in Super Bowl LII, they’ll get a good look at what they’ve seen from the Kansas City Chiefs over the years since Andy Reid has been there. They’ll also get a good look at what worked for ...

Sighs of relief as Gronkowski returns to Patriots practice

Boston sports

There was a Rob Gronkowski sighting on Saturday, and the sighs of relief are beginning to be heard around New England. Gronkowski returned to practice on Saturday, but is still said to be in concussion protocol. But, barring any setbacks, this appearance is seen as a major step forward after he ...

Greater Nashua schools compete at UNH track meets

High Schools

Indoor Track Milford The Milford girls were led by Rebecca Durham who set a new school record in the 600 meters in 1:40.84, taking third. She now owns all of the indoor track records from 600 to the two-mile. She also led off the first-place 4×400 relay team (4:25.04) along with Robyn Krafft, ...

Mercy Tigers swarm all over Cards in 56-48 win

High Schools

NASHUA – The first thing you noticed about the Mercy High School girls basketball team was the fact they travel in style, with a nice coach bus suitable for a college or pro team parked outside Bishop Guertin High School on Saturday afternoon “Once a year, just once a year,” Tigers coach ...

Panthers enjoy some Purple Rein vs. North, 66-45

High Schools

NASHUA – It was a clear case of Purple Reign. Most years, the Nashua High School North-South boys basketball game is a nip-and-tuck affair. Not this time. The Panthers got 20 points from Richie Mercado overall, went on a late run to take a 40-20 halftime lead and rolled to a 66-45 Battle of ...

Titans win a tough fight with Panthers, 50-49

High Schools

NASHUA – Time and space. The Nashua High School South girls basketball team really had neither toward the end of their Battle of the Bridge contest against rival Nashua North, and that made all the difference in a 50-49 Titans win. Let’s set the stage: Nashua North’s Arianna Motivala had ...

South dominates local CHaD Football selections

High Schools

If you enjoyed watching Nashua High School South play football this past season, you’ll get another chance to see part of the Panthers’ talented senior core in late June. A whopping five Panthers led the local contingent named the the CHaD East-West High School All-Star Game, set for 1 p.m. ...

Saber girls knock off Windham to snap streak

High Schools

GIRLS BASKETBALL Souhegan 44, Windham 43 The visiting Sabers snapped a six game losing streak by handing Windham just its second loss (8-2). Mia Len was on fire for the locals with 28 points, while Maddie Robisheau added 10 and Emma Parrot added four. Kenzie Robinson and Beth Apple played well ...

The Gronk Watch: A Super Bowl staple

Local Sports Columnists

Will he or won’t he? Here we go again. The Rob Gronkowski Watch. People at the Alvirne-Bedford high school basketball game the other night were all wondering about the tight end’s Super Bowl status. We were spared that for last year’s New England Patriots seemingly annual Super Bowl ...

Kings rule at JFK Coliseum, 10-3 over Central-West

High Schools

MANCHESTER – The skate was on the other foot for once. Nashua High School South hockey, whether alone or co-opping with Pelham, has known the feeling of one-sided losses. But for the South-Pelham Kings to have enjoyed a blowout win such as the 10-3 beatdown of Manchester Central-West on ...

Alvirne’s Max gets the points, but Bedford’s gets the win

High Schools

HUDSON – They were playing it to the Max at the C.J. Steckovicz Gym on Tuesday night. Yes, the Alvirne-Bedford High School boys basketball game really was broken down to a battle of the Maxes, Bronco scorer Max Bonney-Liles and his Bulldog counterpart Max Chartier. “Which Max had the better ...