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Nashua Legion still unbeaten in state tournament

NASHUA – The last two undefeated teams in the 2019 New Hampshire American Legion Baseball Tournament – Nashua Post 124 and Exeter Post 32 – squared off in the third round of play at Holman Stadium last night. And the seacoast side wound up all kinds of frustrated in a 5-1 loss which ...

Post 124 survives pitchers’ duel in eight innings

NASHUA – In a showdown of two dominant pitchers, it proved only fitting that a resolution came after both departed from the scene. A walk-off walk provided the difference on Saturday night in the final game of Day 2 at the New Hampshire Senior American Legion Baseball Tournament with ...

North Shore stops Nashua Silver Knights

LYNN, Mass. – North Shore’s 3-4 hitters combined for four hits and four runs batted in Sunday as the Nashua Silver Knights fell to the Navigators, 7-4. After scoring a pair of runs in the third and two more in the fifth the Silver Knights fell quiet the rest of the game. Nashua ...

Greater Nashua Senior Softball results

Art’s 14, Pine Street 1 Art’s settled this contest quickly by pasting 10 runs on the scoreboard in two innings. In the first, Ron Monteiro doubled with the bases loaded and Ed Peterson (4 for 4) drove in two more. In the second, Al Ross and Bill Ohm set the table and Bob Lamontagne, ...

Nashua 14s claim New England title; headed to World Series

ROCHESTER – The Nashua Babe Ruth 14-year-old All-stars are New England Regional champions, decimating an error-prone bunch from Smithfield, R.I., 16-1 in six innings here at Simard Field. Nashua got on the board in the second thanks to three straight Smithfield errors, and a missed tag at ...

Nashua Legion gets sharp start from Anderson, drops Laconia in tourney opener

NASHUA – other than the fact that star pitcher Brett Anderson was close to being his usual overpowering self for four-plus innings and refused to make an out when batting himself, there wasn’t anything hugely impressive about the Nashua Post 124 American Legion’s 3-0 win over Laconia in ...

Nashua rolls on in Babe Ruth 14 regionals

ROCHESTER – Seeded No. 1 in the New England Regional after pool play, the Nashua Babe Ruth 14-year-old All Stars certainly lived up to the billing in Thursday’s semifinals, mixing pitching, defense and some timely hitting for a tidy, 4-1 win over Portland, Maine. Friday afternoon at 2:30, ...

Nashua Legion baseball set for state tourney at Holman Stadium

NASHUA – The words “balance” and “team have suited Nashua Legion Post 124 pretty darn well this summer. Now we get to see if Tim Lunn’s crew can finish the job. Nashua plays host to the Senior American Legion State Championship Tournament beginning Friday morning at Historic Holman ...

Pro boxing returning to Nashua for Aug. 16 charity card

NASHUA – About the only connection between Sully Erna and Nashua was a couple mid-1990s gigs at Sharky’s. “That was way back, before we even got our first (record) deal,” said Erna, a native of the Merrimack Valley in Massachusetts and the lead singer of the eclectic heavy-metal ...

Nashua’s De La Rosa doing double diamond duty this summer

At some point down the line this summer, Albert De La Rosa might ultimately need to make a choice. That would mean good things are happening for Nashua baseball. Fresh off strong freshman season with the varsity at Nashua South this spring, De La Rosa has done nothing but fortify an already ...

Nashua CC’s Brown wins City Golf Championship

NASHUA – Nothing could separate them on Saturday at Sky Meadow, but two strokes proved to be the difference on Sunday at Nashua Country Club. That two-stroke advantage belonged to Jack Brown as he edged out Austin Baker in the 59th Annual Nashua City Championship Golf Tournament. Baker’s ...

Legion pitcher Finkelstein’s European tour leaves an impression

For Nashua Senior Amercan Legion Post #124 standout Zach Finkelstein, it was the perfect trip. That's because it contained the perfect combination. “If you have a love of history, and a love of baseball, it's unbelievable,” Finkelstein said. He'll pitch and also play first base in the ...

La Rocca’s Plan B ends up being an A-plus choice

NASHUA – If Mike La Rocca originally had his way, he most likely wouldn't be a member of the Nashua Silver Knights right now. Not that he doesn't enjoy playing for the Knights and the atmosphere of Holman Stadium. No, no, he loves it here. But, the original plan was for him right now to be ...

Nashua City Golf Championship Preview: Young Hamel looking to make his mark

NASHUA – Just 14, Russell Hamel doesn’t portend to understand the deep and tradition-packed history of the Nashua City Golf Championship. The Nashua Country Club rising star is looking to build a bit of a resume for his golf game, and the “Cities,” being renewed here in the city on ...

California addition spices up quarterback mix at Souhegan

The way Souhegan High football coach Robin Bowkett sees it, both Luke Manning and Austin Jain should play pretty big roles for the Sabers this fall. He’s just not sure where. “The great thing is that the guy who doesn’t make it can make the move to receiver and really help us ...

It’s time for the Silver Knights’ stretch run

NASHUA – Nashua Silver Knight fans, get up and stretch. The home stretch, if you will, for the 2019 season starts as the team returns after the All-Star Break to visit sister franchise Worcester tonight in Worcester. That starts the final 15 games of the season, and while it appears the ...

Nashua rallies past Exeter, and also whips Dover

NASHUA – It's got to feel pretty good to be a member of the Nashua American Legion Post 124 baseball team these days. With a doubleheader District B sweep, first over struggling Dover 12-2 in five innings and then 4-3 in eight over contender Exeter on Tuesday at Holman Stadium, the locals ...

Harrington has been a shining Star for Silver Knights

NASHUA – Pat Harrington was always a Nashua Silver Knights fan. That's why becoming a Silver Knight player was so special to him. “Ever since I came here, and was only a few towns (Bedford) over, I came to a few games,” Harrington said. “It was something I looked up to, and was a lot ...

Knights’ Dupere making a name for himself in FCBL

NASHUA – It's an interesting name to pronounce. Really, how does Jared Dupere pronounce his last name? Is it “Du-pair?” Or “Du-pree”? Neither, it turns out. “It's 'Du-per-ee',” the Nashua Silver Knights outfielder said. Opposing pitchers don't care. They likely have their own ...

Devito wins State Amateur golf title

Passaconaway Country Club’s John Devito was the top player Monday, shooting 70 on Day 1 of the New Hampshire State Amateur. And the Nashua South grad was clearly best on the final day of the event at Portsmouth Country Club, demolishing Jake Hollander in the 36-hole final, 7-and-6, for his ...