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Tourney tough Nashua set for Senior Legion Reginonals

NASHUA – The plan may have worked. Nashua American Legion Post 124 Senior team manager Tim Lunn was aggressive in his non-league scheduling this summer, having the locals play in a lot of highly regarded New England tournaments. Hopefully, that prepared Nashua for their biggest tourney thus ...

Silver Knights wil now transition to a new on-field era

LYNN, Mass. – The season had just come to a crushing end in defeat, and the Nashua Silver Knights had to endure one more hurdle before leaving Fraser Field. They had to wait for Futures League Joe Paolucci handing out awards for FCBL MVP, Reliever of the Year, and Manager of the Year before ...

Sedlar trails by eight in Women’s Am with one day to go

Top local golfer Chelsea Sedlar has an uphill climb if she wants to capture this year's NHWGA's State Amateur championship at Breakfast Hill Golf Club in Greenland. Sedlar, playing out of Passaconaway Country Club, goes into today's third and final round at plus-2, in second but also some ...

Silver Knights season comes to a tough 8-7 end

LYNN, Mass. – End of an era. Yes, the B.J. Neverett Nashua Silver Knights Era, both managerial and front office, concluded in a painful way Monday night at Fraser Field as the Knights bowed out in the first round of the Futures League playoffs, 8-7, at the hands of the North Shore ...

Nashua falls, but looks ahead to Junior Legion baseball regionals

SALEM – Following a season of dominance, the Nashua Post 124 Junior American Legion team ended their state tournament run that was anything but dominant. Their chance at the 2019 New Hampshire Junior American Legion Baseball Championship was dashed at the hands of Dover Post 8, losing 8-0. ...

Silver Knights hope Christopulos strikes playoff gold

NASHUA – There was no question in the mind of Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett who would start Monday's 7 p.m. first round, one-game Futures Collegiate League playoff at Lynn's Fraser Field vs. the North Shore Navigators for his 27-27 team that goes into the post season on a ...

Nashua needs two more wins in Junior American Legion tournament

SALEM – Nashua Post 124 faced adversity for the first time this summer and overcame it with aplomb in Monday night’s must-win Junior American Legion state tournament game at Michele Park. Nashua took an early two-run lead then held on for a 3-2 win over Lebanon Post 22, setting the stage ...

Babe Ruth’s Holbrook a coach? Yes, believe it or not

NASHUA – A few years ago, Todd Holbrook was working with some young ballplayers at North Common Field, near where he lives. Driving by was former Bishop Guertin High School coach Mike Lozeau, who was on the Cardinals staff under Bill Dod when Holbrook was a player at BG back in the mid to ...

Nashua, Hudson play on in state Junior Legion Baseball tourney

SALEM – Nashua Post 124’s junior team may still finish with a championship, but now they will not finish with an undefeated record. Nashua fell for the first time this summer on Sunday night, falling to Dover Post 8 by a score of 5-1. It was fitting that the sole Nashua run came after ...

Neverett leaving Silver Knights after nine years

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights' longest tenured employee is calling it quits. Depending on if they can get a home playoff game, Thursday night's 7-6 win over the North Shore Navigators before a crowd of 1,883 may have been the last Nashua Silver Knights game B.J. Neverett will have ...

Silver Knights putting playoff plans in place

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights don't know when and where they may play their Futures Collegiate League first round playoff game next week, but they know who is pitching. Before their 6-4 win over the Brockton Rox on Wednesday in the first game of a scheduled doubleheader at Holman ...

For at least one member of Team New Hampshire, a week of three-a-day football practices in the brutally blazing July sun has to feel like a week’s vacation on Lake George. Milford’s Nik Lapan will battle on Saturday at Castleton University, representing the Granite State in the 2019 ...

Nashua claws its way past Exeter for state Legion crown

NASHUA – Max Mello had one thought and one thought only in his battle Tuesday against Exeter Post 32 reliever Collin Burleigh. “Just don't strike out again,” he said, referring to three earlier fans. “Put the bat on it and put it in play.” And Mello did just that, grounding hard off ...

Campbell’s Adam Breton ready for anything in Shrine Game

Adam Breton was used to doing a lot of things at Campbell High School – including playing under pressure. Breton, who will take the field at Castleton University Saturday as a member of the New Hampshire squad in the annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, certainly couldn’t have experienced more ...

Amherst’s McCaigue second in State Junior Am

CONCORD – Amherst Country Club’s Colin McCaigue checked all the boxes on Wednesday here in Round 3 of the NHGA State Junior Amateur Championship at Beaver Meadow Golf Club. The Brookline resident closed strong with a birdie and fired a 1-under-par round of 71. Atkinson Country Club’s ...

Pittsfield stops Silver Knights

The Pittsfield Suns broke a scoreless tie with three runs in the third and added three more in the sixth to down the Nashua Silver Knights, 6-1, Tuesday night. Luis Atiles’ RBI single in the eighth accounted for Nashua’s only run as the Knights managed four hits. Spinners 6,Cyclones ...

Crowd at the top of State Junior Am Golf standings

CONCORD – There is a crowd atop the leaderboard at the New Hampshire Junior Amateur Golf Championship through two rounds. Wednesday morning, a total of eight players sit within four shots of the lead as the players tee it up for the third and final round at Beaver Meadow Golf ...

Nashua South’s Plourde relishing Shrine camp

Tanner Plourde has been in heaven all week. Why? Because this week at camp at Vermont’s Castleton University in preparation for the annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl Game set for CU’s Spartan Field on Saturday, the daily routine is all about one thing - football. “It’s a lot of fun,” ...

Nashua Legion needs one more win for state title

NASHUA – The 2019 American Legion regular season district champion baseball squads from Nashua and Concord strode into the state tournament at Holman Stadium last Friday aiming to continue their winning ways en route to a New Hampshire title. But when the District B-winning Nashua Post 124 ...

Local players contending in State Junior Amateur Golf tourney

CONCORD – Day 1 of New Hampshire Junior Amateur is in the books, and a quarter of the area’s players got off to a solid start on Monday at Beaver Meadow Golf Course. Amherst Country Club’s Gunnar Senatore fired a 1-over par round of 73, and he sits in second, a pair of shots behind ...