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Nashua Babe Ruth team in New Hampshire tournament

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The Nashua Babe Ruth Baseball 14-year-old All-Star team is currently competing in the state tournament in Portsmouth after winning the District Title, topping Hudson 4-3 at Concord’s Memorial Field. The team is managed by veteran coach Jim Sanderson from the Tigers, who is in his ...

Nashua Silver Knights top Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide

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NASHUA – Friday night was one of those “bottle it up for safekeeping” for the Nashua Silver Knights. The challenge will be for them to do just that. Starting pitcher and Nashua native Jake Mellin spun a masterpiece with seven innings of five-hit ball, and the ...

Hudson tops Merrimack in American Legion baseball

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NASHUA – Following a sluggish start to the game, the Hudson Post 48 baseball team didn’t look like a squad competing for a top-four seed in the playoffs. However, after a big sixth inning Friday, everyone was reminded why the team currently sits in third place in the ...

Greater Nashua Senior Softball League

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Amherst Autoworks 8, M&N Sports 7 This was a great game between the first and second place teams, Amherst and M&N respectively, and as you might expect, it wasn’t decided until shortstop and manager Geoff Geoffrion made a back-hand play on a Texas-leaguer for the third out ...

It’ll be Atkinson Day at State Am in Goffstown

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GOFFSTOWN – Don’t be surprised if Stonebridge Country Club is lined with Atkinson Resort and Country Club members Friday morning. Not only do they have two high-profile members playing in the 111th State Amateur Championship quarterfinals, longtime friends are actually ...

Nashua Silver Knights fall to Wachusett Dirt Dawgs

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NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights simply can’t stand prosperity. Trying to get to two games over .500 for the first time since they started the season 2-0, they faltered badly with a 9-4 loss at the hands of the last place (14-22) Wachusett Dirt Dawgs before a Thursday ...

Goffstown Post 16 slows down Milford Post 23 in Legion baseball

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MILFORD – The Milford Post 23 baseball team didn’t do much on Thursday evening to help its playoff chances. Luckily, Milford is still in the drivers seat heading into the final weekend of play. Goffstown Post 16 plated four runs in the final inning as they topped Post 23, ...

Hudson 48 falls to Rochester in Legion baseball

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HUDSON –- Scott Szuksta was put in an unfavorable situation Thursday night. The Hudson Post 48 coach was missing five of his starters for his team’s American Legion baseball game against District B-leading Rochester, forcing him to use an inexperienced pitcher, play ...

Hollis Brookline Dodgers fall to Monadnock in NEIBL game

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HOLLIS – The Hollis Brookline Dodgers showcased their up-and-coming youth on the diamond, but a determined Monadnock squad was too much for them. The Dodgers scrounged up some hits and base runners, but could not find a way to usher them home in their 4-0 loss Thursday to Monadnock ...

New Hampshire State Am golfers need to stop complaining

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Enough about the greens already. That was all the talk heading into Monday’s opening round of play at the New Hampshire Golf Association’s 111th State Amateur Championship. Ryan Kohler, Damon Salo and Nicholas Pandelena certainly proved a slow green can be played just as ...

Nashua suffers crucial loss to Londonderry in Legion baseball

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NASHUA – Not only did Nashua Post 124 not look like a playoff team Friday night, its 13-3 mercy-rule loss to Londonderry Post 27 at Bishop Guertin High School all but ended its hopes of making the American Legion baseball tournament as well. At 7-8, Nashua dropped to sixth in the ...

New Hampshire Fisher Cats top Portland Sea Dogs

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K.C. Hobson, Dalton Pompey, and Andy Burns all homered to help the Fisher Cats beat the Portland Sea Dogs, 7-4, on Friday night in Manchester. Hobson’s blast came as part of a four-run first inning, which helped pave the way for the Fisher Cats’ (46-52) second straight win ...

Lowell Spinners drub Batavia Muckdogs

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Every member of the Lowell Spinners offense reached base at least once, as the Spinners scored five in the second and five more in the fourth en route to an 11-2 win over the Batavia Muckdogs on Friday night at Dwyer Stadium. Lowell (15-19) broke the game open in the top half of the second ...

Nashua Silver Knights drub Worcester Bravehearts, 10-2

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NASHUA – Wednesday was a day of firsts for the Nashua Silver Knights and pitcher Tom Hudon. The lefty from Merrimack and St. Anselm College checked the Worcester Bravehearts on just two hits over 61?3 innings, giving him his first win of the summer (1-4). The 10-2 Nashua triumph was ...

Note to Red Sox: Keep Jon Lester

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If the Red Sox lose Jon Lester in free agency, they have no one to blame but themselves. Of course, that’s assuming that Lester, whose contract is up at the end of the year, remains in Boston for the duration of the 2014 season. I can’t imagine what another team would have ...

Ryan Kohler pacesetter at NH State Am golf in Goffstown

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GOFFSTOWN – Ryan Kohler was at it again Wednesday. After earning medalist honors and the top seed during the 36-hole qualifying, the Hooper Golf Club member made things look relatively easy when he teed off at 8 a.m. in the 111th State Amateur Championship’s Round of 64 at ...

Walpole golfer takes medalist honors at State Am in Goffstown

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GOFFSTOWN – Ryan Kohler knew five- or six-under par was a possibility, slow greens and all. A pair of golfers confirmed that in the opening round, with scores of 66 and 67. Round Two of the 111th State Am’s 36-hole medal qualifying was Kohler’s turn to conquer ...