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Revs open up 2021 season with 2-2 tie with Chicago Fire

CHICAGO (AP) — Robert Berić had a goal and an assist, and the Chicago Fire tied the New England Revolution 2-2 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday night. It was the Fire’s first time playing at Soldier Field in more than 15 years. Berić opened the scoring in the fifth ...

Cook: Silver Knights ready for 2021 season

NASHUA – A year ago, they were the only game in town. Now, the Nashua Silver Knights are hoping to pick up where they left off – as a fun baseball destination, but hopefully with more normalcy. Remember, the Futures League was the only collegiate baseball league in New England, and one ...

Edelman era ends for Patriots

This weekend, we take the time to bid a couple of favorites their farewells. First, enjoy retirement, Julian Edelman. The debate will rage on as to whether or not Edelman belongs in the NFL Hall of Fame, but he’s certainly going to be in the New England Patriots Hall of Fame. Edelman ...

Kids Sports for April 17-18

The Merrimack Valley Prospects youth baseball program, with several locals, has opened its season. Here are some recent results: ––– 9U PROSPECTS 4, NH BLACKFLIES 1 Pitching and defense ruled as Max Canaway went four innings striking out six while Niklas Lundvall closed the door ...

Eagles will return to action on April 24

NASHUA – They’re back, and even better, they’ll feel right at home. Yes, the semi-pro Eagles of the International Soccer Club of Nashua are returning to action after a year’s absence, beginning with their United Premier Soccer League opener next Saturday, April 24, vs. Seacoast United ...

Time Travel for April 17-18

As their friends and relatives well know, golfers do not declare spring’s arrival until they can get out on their favorite course without encountering a single covered green or roped off areas on soggy fairways. Once the Masters has come and gone, and their backyards are dotted with divots, ...

High School Schedule

MONDAY, APRIL 19 BASEBALL Nashua South at Alvirne, 4 p.m. Nashua North at Manchester Memorial, 4 p.m. (Gill Stadium) Londonderry at Merrimack, 4 p.m. (Mastricola Upper Field) Wilton-Lyndeborough at Hinsdale, 4 p.m. Pinkerton at Bishop Guertin, 5 p.m. (Holman ...

IndyCar opens season with rookie class chasing Dixon

Jimmie Johnson, Scott McLaughlin and Romain Grosjean, oh my! That’s quite the rookie class for IndyCar, which opens the season Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama stacked with storylines throughout the grid. Johnson brings seven NASCAR championships to Chip Ganassi Racing for a ...

Hall, Swayman spark Bruins to key win over Islanders

BOSTON (AP) — Taylor Hall scored his second goal in two nights, Jeremy Swayman stopped 25 shots in his first career shutout and the Boston Bruins beat the Islanders 3-0 on Friday, their second win over New York in two nights. David Pastrnak added his 17th goal of the season and Curtis Lazar ...

Steelers join Patriots, Browns, seven others in OTA boycott

The Pittsburgh Steelers have become the 10th group of NFL players to say they won’t be attending in-person voluntary offseason workouts. With a post through the NFL Players Association, the Steelers joined the Super Bowl champion Buccaneers, Broncos, Seahawks, Giants, Bears, Raiders, Lions, ...

Cavaliers grab momentum away from Cards for 3-0 win

HOLLIS --- Good ol' Mr. Mo. He always shows up. As in mo-mentum. That's what the game of volleyball is about, at all levels. On Thursday, the Bishop Guertin High School boys volleyball team had it – but Hollis Brookline simply snatched it away. The Cards had leads of 10-5 in the opening ...

HS Roundup: No rain on North, South or BG girls lax teams

The weather may have been lousy but it didn't rain on the parades of several local girls lacrosse teams who came up with wins, including Nashua North, South and Bishop Guertin. There was plenty of other action despite the rain, including boys lacrosse, softball and track. Here's a look: GIRLS ...

Kepler’s blooper in ninth snaps Red Sox streak at nine

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler delivered the sigh-of-relief winner for Minnesota on the last day of a rough first homestand of the season. The Boston Red Sox relentlessly kept the Twins from being comfortable all series. Kepler’s bloop RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning gave ...

Hall makes his presence felt in Bruins win over Islanders

BOSTON (AP) — Taylor Hall scored his first goal for Boston and Tuukka Rask stopped 22 shots to earn his 300th career victory — and his first since February — as the Bruins dominated the New York Islanders and won 4-1 on Thursday night. Rask had played just once since March 7 because of a ...

It’s a Brown-out in L.A. as Celtics capture fifth straight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored four of his 40 points in the final minute, and the Boston Celtics blew most of a 27-point lead in the fourth quarter before holding on for their fifth straight victory, 121-113 over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night. Brown made 13 of his first 14 ...

UNH reaches America East men’s soccer finals with 2-0 win

DURHAM – Senior Victor Menudier (Limoges, France) scored two goals as the top-seeded and No. 10 University of New Hampshire men's soccer team shut out Hartford 2-0 in the America East Semifinals on Thursday afternoon at Wildcat Stadium. Menudier netted his first goal in the 43rd minute of ...

MLS, Revs set to kick off the 2021 season with star power

Major League Soccer embarks on the 2021 season with a new labor agreement in hand, the return of two big stars, a new team in Austin, Texas, and lessons learned from 2020. There still won’t be full crowds in most places but there are reasons to be optimistic for the league’s 26th season as ...

Several locals named to NH Shrine Game football team

Several locals were named to the New Hampshire squad for the 68th annual New Hampshire-Vermont Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, set for Saturday, Aug. 7 at Castleton University's Dave Wolk Stadium at 5:30 p.m. Players from Nashua North, South, Merrimack and Campbell were named to the NH squad, coached ...

Panthers give Central a scare, but fall short in opener

NASHUA – The Nashua High School South softball team put a late scare into Manchester Central, but fell in its season opener, 6-4 on Wednesday. The two teams traded runs early in the contest, beginning with an RBI triple from Central’s Rania Barton giving the visitors a 1-0 lead in the ...