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Knights walk off happy

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NASHUA - It was a huge spark be­fore the fireworks. The Nashua Silver Knights were facing one of their most frustrating defeats of the season on Friday night. That is, until Erik Ostberg's bases loaded two run single that gave Nash­ua a 4-3 walkoff win - their first of the season - in the ...

Hudson’s Westhoff an old hand in triathlon events

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Kendall Westhoff can do the half-mile swim, 20K bike ride and 5K run in his sleep at this point. The 17-year-old Hudson resident has been competing in triathlons for six years now. On Sunday, he'll be swimming, cycling and running with some of the world's best ath­letes as he competes in the ...

King | Edwards offers his take on Bruins’ offseason moves

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He had to check his GPS to make sure he was in the right place. When NESN/Bruins play-by-play man Jack Edwards gazed out at Holman Sta­dium the other night, he was floored. "I haven't been here in like 30 years," said Edwards, who back then worked for a couple of ...

Pleat plays it tough

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HUDSON - By noon­time Thursday, it appeared James Pleat had the New Hampshire Golf Associa­tion Stroke Play champion­ship locked up. The Nashua native held a three-stroke lead head­ing into the final round at Green Meadow Golf Club, and had been by far the tournament's most consis­tent ...

Gendron has hit his stride in FCBL

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Time has a way of changing things, doesn't it? For example, three years ago, Ryan Gendron watched one of the Futures Collegiate League's best players ever, Chris Shaw, smash eight homers and drove in 44 runs for the Nashua Silver Knights. All Gendron did that year with the Knights in 39 games ...

Miscues mar Knights’ pitching performance

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NASHUA -- What's Bruin with the Nashua Silver Knights? Well before a Holman Stadium Bruins Night crowd of 1,969 on Thursday, there was good news and bad. The bad: The most costly of shortsop Manny Cruz's three er­rors negated a fine pitching per­formance by newly-signed Mike Geannelis, who ...

Amherst Middle School teacher claims first NHWGA State Am title

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DOVER - Lisanne Schmidt's 2015 was already off to an unfor­gettable start before this week. She graduated with her master's degree just before the new year, landed her dream job as an eighth-grade language arts teacher at Amherst Middle School, was named golf coach at Souhe­gan High School ...

Pleat grabs lead at NHGA Stroke Play

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HUDSON - James Pleat jumped from second to first on Day 2 of the New Hamp­shire Golf Association's Stroke Play Tournament at Green Meadow Golf Course. Pleat (Nashua Country Club) followed an opening round 4-under 68 with a 3-under 69 on Wednesday to take the lead heading into Thursday's final ...

Harrity closing in on 17th title

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DOVER - Dana Harrity is within striking distance of an unprecedented 17th championship at the New Hampshire Women's Ama­teur tournament. The veteran of Abena­qui Country Club in Rye has been here before. Her back-nine surge earned sec­ond-round medalist honors Tuesday at Cochecho Coun­try ...

Kohler grabs Stroke Play lead

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HUDSON - On a day with three rain delays and a total time-span of over 12 hours between the first tee ball of the day and the last putt, Ryan Kohler (Hooper Golf Club) was able to shoot the best round of the day with a 5-under par 67. Kohler navigated the 6,900-yard layout with three birdies ...

Wounded Heroes Classic on Sept. 11 at Amherst CC

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Amherst Country Club is playing host to the New Hampshire Wounded Heroes Golf Classic on Sept. 11. The event, which is a four-person scramble with a 9 a.m. shotgun start, will benefit all military branches via the Semper Fi Fund. The entry fee is $100 per golfer, which includes green fees, ...

Elks Soccer Shoot Aug. 15

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The Nashua Lodge of Elks #720 will be holding its 15th Annual Greater Nashua Soccer Shoot con­test on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 8:30-11 a.m. at the Main Dunstable Road Soc­cer Fields. Prizes will be awarded to the top three in each of the four boys divisions and four girls: U8, U10, U12 and ...

Sedlar in the mix at Women’s State Am

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DOVER - Chelsea Sedlar may be one of the area's best golfers, but she's also a perfectionist. That trait was evident in Mon­day's first round of the New Hamp­shire Women's Golf Association State Amateur Championship. The Merrimack native finished tied for the lead at a one-over 74, but it ...

All-star Ostberg providing Nashua with punch

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The Futures Collegiate League All-Star Game was almost two weeks ago, but Erik Ostberg's star is still shining bright. He is still beaming about the honor and the experience. "It's something I'll remember for the rest of my life, something they can't take away from me," ...

Silver Knights still fighting for home playoff game

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Playoffs? Playoffs? Yes, the Nashua Silver Knights will be in the Futures Collegiate League postseason for a fifth time in the league's five years. That's the good news. But the bad news is, unless there is a huge change in the standings, or major early round upsets, the Silver Knights will be ...

King | You can kiss your summer goodbye

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There's a very sad mes­sage to relay to all of you: Summer's over. Well, almost over. August is here. The dog days perhaps, but it's really a sign that the fun in the sun is on borrowed time. It's a time when back to school ads begin. Patriots training camp has started. Local high school ...

Sedlar ready to face NH’s best at Women’s State Am

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Merrimack's Chelsea Sedlar is ready to step up her game to that next level. The next phase in her golfing career begins Monday on the Seacoast. Sedlar, a 2015 Bishop Guertin High School graduate and New Hampshire Women's Golf As­sociation rising star, is officially shedding the junior label ...

Nashua Sr. Softball

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M&N Sports 12, Hanson's Automotive 10 A fast start by M&N, with all their runs scored in the first three innings, almost went for naught when the Mechanics punched nine across in the late innings. Charlie Howe and Rich Stratton's 3 for 4 led the winners and Al Jarry was 3 for 3. ...

Wounded Heroes Classic on Sept. 11 at Amherst CC

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Amherst Country Club is playing host to the New Hampshire Wounded Heroes Golf Classic on Sept. 11. The event, which is a four-person scramble with a 9 a.m. shotgun start, will benefit all military branches via the Semper Fi Fund. The entry fee is $100 per golfer, which includes green fees, ...