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Movie night scheduled for July 18 at Delta Dental Stadium

Manchester – The New Hampshire Fisher Cats will host Movie Night at Delta Dental Stadium at 7:30 p.m. July 18 with a showing of “Toy Story 4” on the ballpark’s HD video board. Ticket options include stadium seating for groups of up to four, on-field picnic seating for groups of up to ...

Pleat, Brown survive to advance to State Am quarterfinals

NASHUA – And then there were eight. C'mon down, James Pleat (Nashua Country Club), Ryan Koehler (Hooper Golf Course), Ryan Brown (Manchester Country Club), and Cameron Salo (The Shattuck). You're in one quarterfinal bracket today for the NHGA's 117th State Amateur Championship at NCC. Join ...

It will be Pleat vs. Sheedy in State Am finals at NCC

NASHUA – Nashua Country Club's James Pleat will take on Bishop Guertin alum Cam Sheedy in Saturday's 117th New Hampshire State Amateur Golf Championship at NCC. Pleat bested Cam Salo, 4 and 3, in the semifinals on Friday afternoon while Sheedy topped Harvin Groft, 3 and 2, in the other ...

Silver Knights have a fun time in getting to 3-3

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights are having almost too much fun. Thursday night, a week after it looked like they couldn't touch the baseball with any authority, they continued to pound it with 16 hits en route to a 12-1 win over Worcester at Holman Stadium. “It's getting really fun,” ...

Amherst wins second straight; Merrimack falls

It was split decision locally on Thursday night in the New England Independent Baseball League: AMHERST 8, ST.THOMAS 2 Isiah Gutierrez pitched five innings of one-hit ball while Dylan Dufour went 3 for 3 with two doubles and four RBIs to pace the Sabers, now 1-4 in league play and 2-4 ...

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour returning to White Mountain on Aug. 1

N. Woodstock – The mountains of Northern New Hampshire will roar once again with the sounds of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour on Saturday, August 1. White Mountain Motorsports Park and NASCAR officials announced today that an agreement has been reached for NASCAR's longest-running series to ...

Hudson’s Gate City Classic up next for GSPSS

The Granite State Pro Stock Series is headed for Hudson Speedway for its third event of 2020 as NH continues to allow race tracks to operate. After two successful events at Claremont Motorsports Park the series heads south to the tight quarter mile bullring in Hudson NH. The track has quickly ...

NCC golfers take the good with the bad on Wednesday

NASHUA – Home course advantage? Maybe, maybe not. Sometimes it looked that way on Wednesday on the first day of match play at the 117th New Hampshire State Amateur Championship at Nashua Country Club. But the numbers didn't quite show it. In all, the NCC record was 5-5, but with one match ...

Silver Knights bats suddenly alive and well — and booming

NASHUA – He told us not to worry, and he was right. Nashua Silver Knights manager Kyle Jackson maintained throughout the tough first homestand that his team would come around, especially offensively. The Knights have done just that. They enjoyed their second straight 10-run night on ...

Red-hot Pleat goes into match play as State Am favorite

NASHUA – To the medalist go the spoils. To the 64th finisher in the two rounds of medal play in the 117th New Hampshire State Amateur Championship, that would be a date with said medalist. James Pleat, meet fellow Nashua Country Club member D.J. Petropulos. Actually, the two already know ...

Dupere’s three-run homer sparks Knights to first win

Finally, a taste of victory. On the road no less. And, in front of hardly any fans. But that didn't matter to the Nashua Silver Knights on Tuesday, as they scored seven runs over the first two innings and left Brockton's Campanelli Stadium with their first win of the season, 10-6 over the ...

Amherst, Merrimack post wins in NEIBL play

Here's Tuesday's local results in the New England Independent Baseball League: AMHERST 9, NASHUA 3 The Sabers got their first win of the year over their longtime rival, the Chiefs. Bobby Henline led the way offensively with three hits while Brandon Dufour, Dylan Dufour, Sean Brennan and ...

State Am history may be repeating itself after Day 1 at NCC

NASHUA – Nine years ago, a local Dartmouth College kid named James Pleat was the New Hampshire State Amateur medalist after the first two days of stroke play at Nashua Country Club. Fast forward to 2020, and there he is, in the driver's seat again, well out of college, of course. Pleat fired ...

Silver Knights Notebook: BG alum McLendon back on Holman mound

NASHUA – Stephen McLendon has always been a Silver Knights fan. “I've always wanted to play for this team since I was younger,” the Bishop Guertin alum from Nashua said. “I used to come to games all the time.” Now McLendon is doing more than just coming to Silver Knights games, he's ...

Merrimack’s defensive woes lead to Seacoast win

Here's Monday night's local baseball results: NHCBL SEACOAST SILVER 3, MERRIMACK 2 Merrimack (3-4) couldn't overcome defensive lapses to lost its fourth straight. Blayne Laliberte had a good night on the mound, giving up three runs – zero earned – in six innings. Noah Sekula had two ...

Expect a little of everything as State Am set for NCC today

NASHUA – From medal to match. That's the beauty of the New Hampshire Golf Association's Men's Amateur Championship. It's two days of medal play with 156 golfers being paired down to 64. Then it will be four days of match play, with some days 36 holes for the match survivors. Thus, golf ...

Silver Knights suffer tough 6-5 loss vs. Bravehearts

NASHUA – The Holman Stadium short left field brick wall giveth, and it also taketh away. It gave the Worcester Bravehearts a 6-5 win and took away the Nashua Silver Knights' chances at their first win of the year Sunday before a sun splashed Holman Stadium crowd of 502. But it didn't ...

Tough weekend for local NEIBL and NHCBL teams

It was a tough weekend for the local New England Independent and New Hampshire COVID Baseball Leagues. Here's a look: NEIBL ST. THOMAS SWEEPS AMHERST The Sabers fell to 0-4 with 4-3 and 13-8 losses to the Saints. In Game 1, the Sabers got solid pitching from Sean Brennan and Jimmy Reel but ...

117th New Hampshire State Amateur Golf Championship starts Monday

NASHUA – They may see a little of everything. That’s what may await the 156 golfers who will be set to compete beginning Monday at Nashua Country Club for the 117th New Hampshire State Amateur Golf Championship. And because there’s a little of everything, there’s no real prototype ...

No sparks for Silver Knight bats again in 2-1 loss to Rox

NASHUA – There would usually be fireworks at Holman Stadium on the night before the Fourth. But, to help keep crowds down, the Silver Knights aren't putting them on this year. And thus far there's no spark at the plate, either. Nashua managed just four hits in a tough 2-1 loss Friday night ...