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Hudson’s LeClair aims to make State Am run

GREENLAND – Just three days north of his 14th birthday, Noah LeClair felt right at home slugging it out with the big boys, at least after a handful of front nine jitters. Day 1 at the New Hampshire State Amateur went pretty much as one might expect, the Hudson native and Nashua Country Club ...

Former Panther goalie Jiminez a good fit with Eagles

MANCHESTER – It's a natural fit. When you think about it, the marriage of former Nashua High School South and current Salem State goaltender Chris Jiminez and the Eagles of the International Soccer Club of Nashua was bound to happen. After all, Jiminez played for Eagles co-owner/general ...

State Amateur Golf preview: Zimmerman among top young guns in field

Like any good son, Nashua’s Bryce Zimmerman leaped on the opportunity to carry his dad Rob’s bag when the match-play portion of the 2018 New Hampshire State Amateur kicked in. That, of course, was “Plan B.” A year later, Bryce isn’t even considering the option. “Hopefully, ...

Derry’s Welch feels right at home with Silver Knights

NASHUA – Kyle Jackson had no idea. No, not until the Nashua Silver Knights second home game did the team's pitching coach realize that Knights reliever George Welch was a prize pupil of his father, Mike Jackson, who has had great success working with arms over the years as a pitching ...

Silver Knights rally to sweep Bravehearts

NASHUA – Mike La Rocca (SNHU) scored on a wild pitch, after a wild final seventh inning unfolded as the Nashua Silver Knights came back from a 6-3 deficit for a 7-6 win Wednesday night to sweep the Worcester Bravehearts on a very hot, very muggy day/night double-header at Holman Stadium that ...

Nashua Silver Knights fall to Worcester Bravehearts

Bravehearts 11, Silver Knights 9 After sweeping Worcester in Wednesday’s doubleheader at Holman Stadium, the Nashua Silver Knights fell short in a slugfest against the Bravehearts on Thursday afternoon. Worcester carried a five-run lead into the ninth inning before the Silver Knights made a ...

Silver Knights are hoping to heat up in July

NASHUA – It's July, the weather heats up, and the Nashua Silver Knights are hoping to do the same thing. What do they need to do? Score runs. Drive in runners in scoring position. “I looked at the league stats and we lead the league in batters left on base,” Neverett said, “and ...

Nashua Silver Knights fall to Bristol Blues

Bristol’s four-run seventh inning broke open an 8-2 drubbing of the Nashua Silver Knights on Monday night. Mike La Rocca had two of the Silver Knights’ seven hits. Nashua’s runs came in the first on Joe Bramanti’s RBI single and in the sixth on Connor Blandin’s RBI single. The ...

West falls in dramatic CHaD football game

DURHAM – Thanks to the efforts of a bunch of recently-graduated football standouts from Nashua-area high schools, the West squad hung tough before falling in a 17-13 decision to the East contingent in the 2019 CHaD East-West New Hampshire High School All-Star Game at the University of New ...

Eagles finally land in nest but can’t score in draw

MANCHESTER – The Eagles of the International Soccer Club of Nashua have landed – finally. But it wasn't a completely satisfactory New Hampshire homecoming for the local United Premiere Soccer League entry for a couple of reasons: One, they had to settle for a 0-0 tie with the Astoria ...

Silver Knights rally but can’t catch Suns

A late-inning resurgence fell short Thursday night for the Nashua Silver Knights in Pittsfield as the Suns held on for a 7-5 victory. Pittsfield built a 4-0 lead after three innings but Nashua began clawing back into the game with Benjamin Cowles’ RBI double in the sixth. A bases-loaded ...

Starting pitching helping Silver Knights improve

NASHUA – If there's anything we can tell from the Nashua Silver Knights as they are approaching a month into their 2019 season, they are a streaky team. They started off the season 0-4, then 4-8, but then reeled off seven straight wins to get to 11-8. But now they're 11-10 after a tough-two ...

Nashua Silver Knights hammer Westfield

A four-run second inning propelled the Nashua Silver Knights to a 10-4 road win over Westfield on Wednesday night. Benjamin Cowles helped spark the Silver Knights’ assault on Westfield pitching with three hits and three runs batted in, including a home run. Noah Lucier also homered for the ...

Silver Knights riding a roller coaster

NASHUA – If there’s anything we can tell from the Nashua Silver Knights as they are approaching a month into their 2019 season, they are a streaky team. They started off the season 0-4, then 4-8, but then reeled off seven straight wins to get to 11-8. But now they’re 11-10 after a ...

Gedman following in his father’s footsteps – sort of

Question: What don't people know about managing a team in the Futures Collegiate League? Answer: Where do you want to start. If you want to get a good laugh out of Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett, ask him just that. “It's tough,” Neverett said on Sunday. “This isn't like ...

Bristol tops Nashua Silver Knights at Holman Stadium

Scoring pairs of runs in the sixth, seventh and ninth innings allowed the Bristol Blues to break away to a 7-2 win over the Nashua Silver Knights at Holman Stadium. A trio of Bristol pitchers limited the Silver Knights to four hits. Nashua’s two runs came off Blues starter James ...

Baseball becomes Knight Sandstrom’s travel guide

NASHUA – Kyle Sandstrom should really work for a travel agency. He's got a ton of tips for those who like to live life out of a suitcase from time to time. For example, he's found the best way to see the country: play college baseball, especially in the summer. Sandstrom, a native of ...

Silver Knights enjoying some young roster additions

NASHUA – College orientation is underway at Holman Stadium University. Yes, most of the Fab Five – the five high school graduates (freshmen-to-be) allowed by Futures Collegiate League rule have arrived to take their spots on the Nashua Silver Knights roster. There's been a tweak or two ...

Tamulevich father-son duo, Ulcickas now Holman Legends

NASHUA – The Nashua Lions Club once again is recognizing the city's rich sports tradition, as they announced their 2019 inductees for the Holman Stadium Sports Legends Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Set to be inducted this year is the father-son team of the late Bolic “Bouncer” Tamulevich ...

Eagles likely will have a temporary summer nest

NASHUA – The Eagles are still looking for a local nest this summer. Nothing has gone according to plan for the Eagles of the International Soccer Club of Nashua, the top-level amateur soccer team in the area and United Premiere Soccer League franchise. And that's either on or off the field ...