×
×
homepage logo
LOGIN
SUBSCRIBE

Local Sports

Sicard continues tiger dominance with victory in triple crown opener

WOODSTOCK – Barton, VT's Shane Sicard showed once again why he's the King of the Tigers at White Mountain Motorsports Park by winning the Jon Parks Tractor Triple Crown Series opener on Saturday, June 27. It was the second straight victory for Sicard in the Wells River Chevrolet Flying Tigers ...

MASCAC and Worcester State University planning for fall 2020 season

WESTFIELD, Mass. - The Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference announced Monday morning that plans are in the works for the Fall 2020 athletic season. The full statement from the MASCAC is below. "The MASCAC Conference and our eight member institutions are looking forward to the ...

Minor League Baseball, including Fisher Cats, Spinners, cancel season

Minor League Baseball,which in the nearby area includes the Double A New Hampshire Fisher Cats in Manchester and the Single A Lowell (Mass.) Spinners, will not have a 2020 season, thanks to COVID-19. That announcement was made late Tuesday afternoon. The Fisher Cats, the Toronto Blue Jays ...

Local teams gearing up for NEIBL season openers

Are you ready for some more baseball? After the New Hampshire COVID Baseball League (NHCBL) opened up last week, the second state summer baseball league, this one even more high school oriented, is set to start the season. Ready to go is the ever-expanded New England Independent Baseball ...

Merrimack off to 3-0 start in NHCBL; Nashua struggling

Here's a look at the local baseball weekend results in both the New Hampshire COVID Baseball League and the New England INdependent Baseball League: NHCBL MERRIMACK 6, DOVER 5 Leading 6-1, Merrimack (3-0) survived a Dover rally, thanks in part to its 10-hit output. Blayne Laliberte allowed ...

Silver Knights: Position players have more D-1 experience

NASHUA – For their 10th season, the Nashua Silver Knights are going Division I heavy. The University of Maryland. Penn State. Kansas State. Harvard. UMass-Amherst. Fordham. St. Johns. “What I like, if you look at the league rosters this year, it’s more D-I than the league has seen ...

Lyna getting into the swing of things for Merrimack

NASHUA – One little adjustment was all it took. That's what Merrmack's Mike Lyna did last season. After struggling for the high school varsity in the spring of 2019 a s sophomore, he tweaked his swing and became a much better hitter for the Merrimack Post 98 Senior Legion team. And now, he ...

Silver Knights: Plenty of versatile pitching talent

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights pitching staff is a mix of familiar names and new ones. And, it’ll be a mix of a few innings here and a few innings there. That’s because, well, they have a ton of arms. As many as 20 as they prepare to open the abbreviated Futures Collegiate League ...

Nashua, Merrimack post NHCBL wins on Friday

Both Merrimack and Nashua were on the plus side on Friday in the New Hampshire COVID Baseball League. Here's a look: NASHUA 8, SEACOAST PIRATES SILVER 2 The Defenders bounced back from their opening night loss to even their record at 1-1. Offensive leaders were Max Mello (2 for 2, walk, two ...

Study for lobster migration begins

New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Marine Division, the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve in Wells, Maine, the University of New Hampshire, and Saint Joseph’s College of Maine (the Collaborative) are working cooperatively to determine how warming ocean waters influence the ...

Plug pulled on this year’s CHaD East-West Football Game

The annual CHaD New Hampshire East-West All-Star Football Game, which had been rescheduled to Aug. 1 from this weekend, has been cancelled. CHaD officials made the announcement in an email release Thursday evening. "Dartmouth-Hitchcock's leadership team has made the difficult decision to ...

Stalman not on the fence about being a Silver Knight

NASHUA – How anxious are most of the Nashua Silver Knights players who have been trickling in from all over this week to get going? Consider the enthusiasm of Lucas Stalman, who will be a junior at Boston College this fall. He left his Bedford Hills, N.Y.home – about 35-40 minutes outside ...

Nashua miscues help Merrimack to 8-5 win in NHCBL opener

NASHUA – Mistakes are expected in this early season of local summer baseball – especially since there was no spring season for anyone. It's how teams either take advantage or overcome them that will make a difference. Merrimack early Wednesday evening did a better job of the former than ...

Anderson makes the move from Green & Gold to Silver

NASHUA – Brett Anderson has learned to take the good with the bad this June. The bad: A second knee surgery (arthroscopic) at the beginning of the month to clear out some loose cartilage. The good: The long awaited Nashua Silver Knights season is almost here, and the former Bishop Guertin ...

Silver Knights, FCBL set to open 2020 season on July 2

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights will have a 2020 season after all. The Futures Collegiate Baseball League announced on Monday after months of intense discussion that it will begin its 10th season on Thursday, July 2, with the Silver Knights hosting the North Shore Navigators at Holman ...

Finally, some happy Silver Knights activity at Holman

NASHUA – There was joy at Holman Stadium on Monday, not to mention activity. Nashua Silver Knights manager Kyle Jackson was able to hold a small morning workout with about 15 players for the first time. “Today,” Jackson said around noon,“was the first day I've been happy to go to ...

Nashua Cal Ripken League announces plans for a season

NASHUA – The city's largest youth baseball league will be having a competitive season after all. On hold since the pandemic ruined its spring season, the Nashua Cal Ripken League has announced it will hold a 2020 season for players ages 5 through 12 with tryouts next month and games ...

FCBL says Nashua Silver Knights will open season July 2

NASHUA – It appears the Nashua Silver Knights will have a 2020 season after all. The Futures Collegiate Baseball League announced this morning it will begin its 10th season on Thursday, July 2 with the Silver Knights hosting the North Shore Navigators at Holman Stadium. Also on July 2, ...

Nashua and Merrimack to square off Wednesday in NHCBL opener

NASHUA – Are you ready for some baseball? There are several teams around the state that are – 11, as a matter of fact that make up the New Hampshire COVID Baseball League (NHCBL). The league, made up of primarily former Senior Legion teams – the state and national Legion season was ...

New Hampshire Fish and Game Department news

Hunters with a current New Hampshire hunting license who want the chance to take additional antlerless deer in Wildlife Management Unit L in southeastern New Hampshire during the fall hunting season will soon be able to apply for a special permit online. These permits will be issued through ...