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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 ...

John Devito lone Nashua area player left in State Am

GREENLAND – A day that began with warm sun and such promise ended in rain, wind and defeat for all but one local golfer. Green Meadow’s John Devito was the lone player with area ties to survive the changing weather and 36-hole grind on Thursday, advancing to the final eight here in the ...

Knights’ Christopulos added to All-Stars; Dupere likely next

NASHUA – The stars will be out for the Futures Collegiate Baseball League next Tuesday at Pittsfield's (Mass.) Wahconah Park, and unlike years past, the current FCBL administration acted quickly in naming 99 percent of the teams after team managers had sent in nominations and then voted on ...

Nashua Silver Knights breeze by Worcester Bravehearts

Racing to a 4-0 lead after two innings, the Nashua Silver Knights took a 7-3 win over the Worcester Bravehearts on Thursday night at Holman Stadium. Nashua starter Cooper Anibal took the win, working five innings and allowing two runs on five hits, striking out two. Kyle Skidmore tossed ...

Boudreau pitches Nashua Legion past Portsmouth

NASHUA – Henri Boudreau established himself this past spring as one of the top pitchers in Division II for Hollis Brookline High School. This summer, he's doing the same for the Nashua Post #124 Senior Legion team, as he spun a complete game three-hitter in a key 6-1 win over Portsmouth ...

Four Silver Knights selected to FCBL All-Star Game

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights had four players named to next Tuesday's annual Futures Collegiate League All-Star Game at Pittsfield's Wahconah Park. The teams were divided into the Pittsfield Hillies and Pittsfield Electrics, to honor the western Massachusetts team's baseball history. ...

Nashua’s Brandon Gillis heats up at State Am Golf tournament

GREENLAND – Unleashing Brandon Gillis early on a calm, near-perfect morning here at Portsmouth Country Club simply was not fair. To the golf course. Gillis, the University of Rhode Island standout and ex-Nashua North Titan, carved up the track with the low round in medal play, a 6-under ...

Lucier hopes to draw attention with Silver Knights

NASHUA – It's a familiar baseball story. Scouts will tell you they've gone to a game to watch one player, and end up discovering another. For Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett, that was almost the case when he first saw infielder Noah Lucier of Sandown play. “The funny story ...

Nashua’s Devito leads State Am Golf

GREENLAND – The tide comes in, the wind kicks up and scores tend to rise. Somebody forgot to hand Nashua’s John Devito the rather ominous script for this week’s 116th New Hampshire State Amateur Championship at Portsmouth Country Club. Playing out of Passaconaway, Devito carded a ...