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Daniel Webster College falls in NCAA baseball tourney

What might be the best season any team has had in the history of Daniel Webster College athletics is over. The DWC baseball team battled but came up short in its third game of the NCAA Division III New England Regional, falling to second seeded Wheaton College (32-11) and lost by a 3-1 margin ...

State golf tournament time has arrived

It’s official, the New Hampshire Golf Association tournament season is underway. A summer full of long drives, lofty pitches and precise putts starts Saturday in Litchfield. Forty-three golfers will converge on Passaconoway Country Club for the Tournament of Club Champions event. The ...

Big innings keeps DWC baseball alive in NCAA’s

Thursday brought a couple of welcome firsts for the Daniel Webster College baseball team. The eighth-seeded Eagles (29-11) upset No. 5 MIT, 10-4, to record their first-ever NCAA Division III tournament win. The victory eliminated MIT and keeps the Eagle alive for at least a 1 p.m. game on ...

Daniel Webster drops first NCAA baseball tourney game

The Daniel Webster College baseball team is still seeking its first-ever NCAA Division III tournament win. The Eagles, seeded eighth in the New England Regional, bowed to top seed Southern Maine University 5-0 on Wednesday afternoon at Whitehouse Field in Harwich, Mass. DWC, now 28-11 overall, ...

Feehan finishing mighty UConn ’pen career

Dan Feehan may be singing a different tune come June, but for now the Nashua High School South graduate is focused on finding his rhythm on the mound and pounding the strike zone one perfect pitch after another. The senior right-handed pitcher is old reliable out of the bullpen for University ...

Daniel Webster has new athletic director

NASHUA – The Daniel Webster College baseball team has a new No. 1 fan. His name is Chris Gilmore, and on Tuesday he became officially responsible for the NCAA tourney-bound Eagles baseball program and every other athletic team on campus as the school’s new athletic ...

DWC baseball team looks for fund times on the Cape

Cape Cod is a nice place to visit this time of year, and the Daniel Webster College baseball team will be looking to enjoy Harwich, Mass., for as long as possible. In other words, not just 24 hours and gone. The 28-10 Eagles were named the eighth and final seed in the New England Region and ...

Muscle tear hasn’t slowed Daniel Webster’s Brigham

NASHUA – It’s amazing that Kyle Brigham has been able to shoulder such a load for the Daniel Webster College baseball team. That’s because that shoulder sometimes feels like it’s on fire. Brigham is suffering from a torn labrum, which makes it even more ...

Eagles built nest, birds flocked to it

Daniel Webster College has done a few things wrong over the years, but a lot of things right. You’ve got to wonder what the thinking is across town at Rivier University over the baseball success of Daniel Webster College in the J.P. Pyne era. The Eagles have struggled and stumbled ...

Werner strikes out after Ortiz given chance to dispel rumors

Floating down a lonesome stream of consciousness, wondering how many pitchers will have to take potentially lethal line drives off their noggins before baseball does something meaningful to protect them … Over the 11-year tenure of the current Red Sox ownership regime, it has long ...

Dynamic warm-up could bring a lot less pain

Before I go for a run, I always stretch my hamstrings. Am I hurting my performance? A few weeks ago, I mentioned a couple of studies that would have made you respond with a yes. Personally, I would have disagreed, but like a lot of things, whether stretching before a workout is helpful or ...

On second thought, roadside camping isn’t so bad

OK, I’ll admit it, I’ve been a bit of an elitist, but I’m working on changing that. Although I’ve done a lot of it over the years, and have almost always really enjoyed it, I’ve always sort of looked down my nose at roadside camping, seeing it ...

Kelly puts better foot forward at UNH

Anybody who witnessed a healthy Mike Kelly on the gridiron at Bishop Guertin knows why University of New Hampshire head coach Sean McDonnell is salivating over the 5-foot-9, 194-pound burner from Merrimack. Yes, burner. The Mike Kelly that high school football fans remember helping Bishop ...

Local courses hoping they’ll draw some moms

It’s a sunny June morning, tee times are booked and golf courses throughout Greater Nashua are packed with players. Father’s Day isn’t far off, and area clubs are ready for the hustle and bustle of dads taking to the links for a relaxing round of golf. Still, ...

Family tutors help Pleat to top five in Ivy League

When a golfer’s swing is off it’s normally a call to the club pro for advice. When Nashua native and Dartmouth College senior James Pleat calls in the reinforcements it’s all about family. The Nashua native has a vast amount of golfing knowledge at his disposal, ...

Year 3 a huge one for Silver Knights

NASHUA – The goal is simple: Be better than they were in Years One and Two, because Year Three is always the critical year in a franchise’s plan. “This,” Jon Goode confirmed, “is a big year for us.” Goode is the Nashua Silver Knights ...

DWC rallies twice for NCAA baseball tournament berth

NASHUA – They are NCAA bound for the second straight year. Yet make no mistake about it, Sunday’s 12-8, 9-7 NECC championship doubleheader sweep of Mitchell College was no easy task for the Daniel Webster College baseball team. The wins give the Eagles their second ...

There’s nothing like your own fly-fishing paradise

At one time a small stream wound its way through my front yard on it’s way to a destination pond some miles away. My stream, as I came to think of it, held a healthy supply of water year round and supported a myriad assortment of frogs, snakes, muskrats and minnows that lived in and ...