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UNH to start Knight if he is ‘100 percent’

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The quarterback picture for the University of New Hampshire was made clearer on Wednesday by coach Sean McDonnell, but it's still not definite. "If Trevor (Knight) is 100 percent ready to go, he'll be the starting quarterback," McDonnell said. If Knight is not 100 percent ...

DWC men’s hockey opens final season at 1-8

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Eric McCambly doesn’t mince words when it comes to the performance of the Daniel Webster College men’s hockey team he coaches. “It’s been a difficult first half,” McCambly said as the Eagles will be back on the Conway Arena ice on Friday night ...

UNH hopes for another successful ‘do-over’ vs. JMU

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DURHAM - The upperclassmen and coaches with the University of New Hampshire football team had a message - a stern reminder, really - for the rest of the group. Remember last year. Remember it well, they stressed over and over as soon as it was announced that the Wildcats were to play Lehigh ...

Several locals sign letters of intent

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The second half of pre-holiday November has been, as usual, a busy time for local student-athletes signing letters of intent to continue their careers on the field and in the classroom at various colleges beginning next fall. Here's a look at the reported recent events: Bishop Guertin held a ...

Forgotten farms are now covered by leaves, branches

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The woods behind my home are stark and bare now. October's vivid colors a past memory of a mere few weeks ago. Most of yesterday's leaves now qualify as litter, anticipating tomorrow's compost and next springs mulch. Summer's lush thickness, once so adept at hiding woodland secrets, has left ...

New subdued style suits Migneault just fine

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The figure sitting at the end of the Rivier University men's basketball bench looked out of place. It wasn't just because Jim Migneault was on the Raider bench in the Muldoon Center instead of at the Cardinal bench at the Bishop Guertin Colligidome. It was because he was sitting down. For the ...

Nashua Elks Hoop Shoot set for Dec. 3

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Players from area youth groups such as CYO, Biddy Basketball, church groups, as well as any interested area boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 13 are eligible to participate in the 44th annual Greater Nashua Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw contest on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 8 a.m. in the Elm ...

UNH faces tough challenge vs. Lehigh’s offense

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DURHAM - The University of New Hampshire defense will be under attack from all angles on Saturday afternoon in Wildcat Stadium. No. 21 New Hampshire and No. 15 Lehigh University, the Patriot League champion, square off at 2 p.m. in an NCAA Division I FCS first-round tournament game with ...

An odd holiday at Stellos

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Stellos Stadium is a ghost town on Thanksgiving Day for the first time in the facility's existence. It's projected to be quiet place. A couple of years ago, it was bustling overnight and into Thanksgiving morning with coaches, students, volunteers and city workers trying to clean up from the ...

Thankful reflections on outdoor experiences

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Thanksgiving. The quiet time is here. A time we set aside to reflect and take stock while counting all the myriad things that make up our own special and unique world. A time for understanding how fortunate we are to be able to look at our own personal lives and count the thank you's for a ...

2017 Silver Knights roster will be full of fresh young faces

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There will be a lot of invited guests to Holman Stadium for the Nashua Silver Knights championship ring ceremony in early June. That's because the way the 2017 roster is shaping up, due to players moving on or loss of eligibility, there will be only a handful of returnees from the 2016 ...

Elks Hoop Shoot just around the corner

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The annual Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest will be held at 8 a.m. Dec. 3 in the Elm Street Middle School Gym in Nashua. The contest is open to all area boys and girls ages 8-13 (April 1, 2017 designates age). Categories (age divisions) are 8-9, 10-11, and 12-13 for both boys and girls. ...

Good news: No sale

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It's status quo as far as the ownership of the Nashua Silver Knights is concerned. Holman Stadium was the site of the annual Futures Collegiate Baseball League Meetings on Nov. 10, and Commissioner Chris Hall said that he expects Drew Weber to still be the owner when the 2017 season ...

Amherst College eliminates DWC

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It's over, but it was certainly fun while it lasted. One of the most successful programs in the history of Daniel Webster College athletics has come to a close, as the Eagles men's soccer team fell 3-0 to defending national champion and host Amherst College on Sunday in the second round of ...

DWC tops Regis for NECC three-peat in final season

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NASHUA - Daniel Webster College men's soccer assistant coach Brad Hosey was a prophet on Sunday. He told Eagle junior midfielder Aaron Esparza that he would have a big assist in the team's New England Collegiate Conference Championship game versus Regis College, and he was right on the ...

Fairgrounds volleyball finishes perfect season

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The Fairgrounds Middle School volleyball team completed its undefeated season by repeating as the Tri County champions with a 2-1 win over Hollis Brookline Middle School on Friday at Bishop Guertin High School with set scores of 25-18, 23-25, 17-15. In the quarterfinal round of the Tri County ...