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MONDAY, APRIL 12 BASEBALL Bishop Guertin at Londonderry, 4 p.m. Alvirne at Pinkerton, 4 p.m. Campbell at Souhegan, 4 p.m. Merrimack at Nashua North, 4:30 p.m. (Holman) SOFTBALL Nashua North at Merrimack, 4 p.m. Londonderry at Bishop Guertin, 4 p.m. Campbell at Souhegan, 4 ...

UNH clinches AE regular season men’s soccer title

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Graduate student Paul Mayer (Strasbourg, France) posted one goal and one assist for three points as the No. 11 University of New Hampshire men’s soccer team defeated Vermont, 2-1, on Friday at Virtue Field to win the America East Regular Season Championship. The ...

Tatum’s career high 53 leads Celtics past T-Wolves in OT

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored a career-high 53 points — including 18 in the fourth quarter and overtime — and the Boston Celtics held on to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 145-136 on Friday night. It was the first 50-point game for the All-Star, who eclipsed his previous high of 41. ...

Rose hanging on to lead after second round of Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Justin Rose apparently didn’t get the memo that Augusta National was a little more forgiving Friday in the Masters. The consolation was still having the lead, but just barely. Rose didn’t hit one putt hard enough to get through the fringe behind the fourth green. ...

Musgrove tosses season’s — and Padres’ — first no-hitter

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — San Diego Padres right-hander Joe Musgrove pitched the first no-hitter in the history of his hometown team, allowing only one baserunner in a 3-0 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. The Padres were the only active MLB franchise without a no-hitter, and it ...

Names of several of Watson’s accusers to be made public

HOUSTON (AP) — The names of 13 of the 22 women who have filed lawsuits accusing Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual assault and harassment will be made public following court hearings Friday. During two hearings, Watson’s attorney, Rusty Hardin, asked that the names of the ...

Prep baseball teams full of new faces this season

The names have changed in a big way. That’s because a year ago, they weren’t around on any baseball fields you could find. However, this is 2021, and high school baseball is back. But you may need a scorecard to tell the players. Remember, this year’s seniors, the last time they ...

GIRLS TENNIS 2021: Sophs are now seniors to lead locals

It's been nearly two years since some of the better high school girls tennis teams made – or tried to make – their mark. The Bishop Guertin Cardinals saw their hopes for a title fall short in the 2019 Division I semifinals against Derryfield School. Nashua South captured its first tourney ...

Golf Notebook: Eithier Player of the Week; City Golf set

Here are a couple of noteworthy golf items of local interest: First, it looks like Bentley University senior Tommy Ethier of Nashua has picked up this spring where he left off last year. The Falcons co-captain and Bishop Guertin alum has been named the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Golf ...

Red hot Sox: four straight as Rodriguez gets win in return

BALTIMORE (AP) — For Eduardo Rodríguez, it felt like his first big league start. The day ended with the same type of emotion. Rodríguez won in his return from heart inflammation that caused him to miss the 2020 season, allowing three runs over five innings Thursday to lead the Boston Red ...

Rose doesn’t panic and storms to first-round Masters lead

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Seven holes into the Masters, Justin Rose was 2-over par and in no position to panic. He knew Augusta National in April was no picnic compared with the last one in November. He figured if he could get back to around even par by the end of the day he would be fine. Rose ...

Marchand scores, Swayman saves in B’s win over Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored a shorthanded goal, Jeremy Swayman made 31 saves to win his second NHL start and the Boston Bruins beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 on Thursday night. Jeremy Lauzon, Anton Blidh and Craig Smith also scored for Boston, which won back-to-back starts by ...

Former NFL player Adams kills five people then himself

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Former NFL player Phillip Adams fatally shot five people, including a prominent doctor, his wife and their two grandchildren before killing himself early Thursday. York County Sheriff Kevin Tolson told a news conference that investigators had not yet determined a ...

Pandemic forces French Open to start one week later

PARIS (AP) — For the second year in a row, the traditional French Open schedule is being disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. The clay-court Grand Slam tennis tournament said Thursday it will push back the start of this season’s event by one week because of surging virus cases in ...

Eagles flying back into Nashua as UPSL returns for spring

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

Wildcat football program has no choice but to look ahead

Sean McDonnell gathered his players in a midfield socially distant formation at Wildcat Stadium last Friday to tell them the game last Saturday that they had been practicing hard for, at the University of Rhode Island, would not be played due to COVID protocols. Then he saw the reaction – ...

Vazquez, Bogaerts help Red Sox complete sweep of Rays

BOSTON (AP) — Christian Vázquez homered, Xander Bogaerts had three hits and J.D. Martinez went for extra bases for the seventh game in a row on Wednesday to help the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-2 and complete a three-game sweep. Nathan Eovaldi (1-1) allowed one run, three hits ...

Brown, Smart, Tatum all help Celtics outlast Knicks, 101-99

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown had 32 points and 10 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Knicks 101-99 on Wednesday night. Jayson Tatum committed eight turnovers but finished with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Marcus Smart added 17 points, 14 in the ...

Pair of former Nashua lax standouts help St. Joe’s top Rivier

NASHUA -- A pair of locals helped beat a local team on Wednesday night. Nashua South alum Shane Puelo scored a key fourth quarter go-ahead goal and assisted on the game-winner in overtime as St. Joseph's of Maine edged the Rivier University men's lacrosse team, 16-15 Wednesday night at Merrill ...