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GSPSS May schedule is canceled

May was scheduled to be a busy one for the teams of the Granite State Pro Stock Series. Unfortunately, as the country battles the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 season has been put on hold. “The health and safety of our fans and race teams is our No. 1 priority,” said series promoter Mike ...

N.H. Audubon’s Birdathon 2020 scheduled for today

While the public is being asked to stay home, the same can’t be said of the birds that brighten both people’s lives and the spring skies. May 9 is World Migratory Bird Day, and to celebrate the return of migrant birds to the Granite State, N.H. Audubon is once again conducting its ...

Grant to establish telemetry stations

A major grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will enable a New England research partnership to dramatically expand a revolutionary new migration tracking system across New England. The three-year, Competitive State Wildlife Grant of $998,000 will be matched by $355,500 in private ...

Mulcahy opts to step down as BG girls soccer coach

NASHUA – It hasn't been an easy week for Pat Mulcahy. First, he had to oversee the cancellation of his pride and joy, the Granite State Games, for 2020 due to the pandemic. And then, Mulcahy came to terms with the fact that in order to stay in his role as a coach at the prestigious IMG ...

TIME TRAVEL: Familiar names have summer jobs at Nashua pools

MAY 8, 1975 – “City pool and playground staff members were named today by Noel Trottier, director of recreation. The city pools, Centennial and Rotary, will open on Monday, June 23, and run for 10 weeks, closing Friday, Aug. 29. “ John Walter is supervisor of Rotary Pool and Nancy ...

Former Bishop Guertin golfer Tommy Ethier of Nashua honored

Bentley University junior Tommy Ethier (Nashua, N.H./Bishop Guertin HS), the Northeast-10 Conference Men’s Golf Player of the Year, has been selected for the Division II PING All-East Region team for the third straight season by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Ethier played in five ...

Granite State Games have been cancelled for 2020

The Games won't go on, not this year. Granite State Games Executive Director and founder Pat Mulcahy announced that the annual Olympic-style event set for June 15-20 that features New Hampshire high school athletes competing in a variety of sports has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 ...

Patriots will open 2020 season at home vs. Miami

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots will open the 2020 NFL regular season at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 13 vs. the Miami Dolphins at 1 p.m. That, of course, is if the NFL doesn't have to alter its schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The schedule was released Thursday ...

Several BG seniors honored as NHIAA Scholar Athletes

Now it's Bishop Guertin's turn. The New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association has at times released its Scholar Senior Athlete list for certain schools, and there was no shortage of them for the Cardinals. To qualify, the seniors had to letter/be active in at least two varsity ...

Brookline’s Schneider showed her courage at Norwich

A perfect fit. Norwich University women's volleyball coach Ashlynn Nuckols went to Brookline's Monika Schneider a month ago and told her there was an award she felt the Cadet senior would be perfect for. It was the school's prestigious Charles F. Crosby Courage award, honoring a graduating ...

The lights were shining bright for seniors at Stellos and Holman

A few minutes before 8:20 Wednesday night, Nashua Park-Recreation employee Bob Guidabone checked his watch at Stellos Stadium. It was time. The lights were turned on for 20 minutes on at both Holman Stadium and Stellos to honor the Nashua High School North and South Class of 2020. The time ...

Futures League doesn’t need to follow NECBL — yet

Nashua Silver Knights general manger Cam Cook a few days ago got a text from former Knights field manager and VP of Player Personnel B.J. Neverett. “You're phone is going to be burning up in the next few days,” Neverett told him. That was right after word got out that the New England ...

North, South athletes to hold second food drive this Saturday

NASHUA – It worked so well the first time, why not try it again? Nashua High School North football coach and athletics coordinator Dante Laurendi announced on Tuesday that the North athletic department would be running another food drive to help support End 68 Hours of Hunger. Also, the ...

NECBL cancellation leaves FCBL as last NE league standing

NASHUA – They may be the only game in town. Or New England. The Futures Collegiate Baseball League is now the only college wooden bat league in New England that has tentative plans to operate this summer. This weekend the New England Collegiate Baseball League joined the Cape Cod League in ...

Eleven local football players honored by Yukica Chapter

Tuesday was supposed to be their night. Instead, they'll have a lot of days and nights, virtually, for the foreseeable future on the Joe Yukica New Hampshire Chapter of the National Football Foundation website. Eleven local football players were recently named Joe Yukica Scholar Athletes and ...

Have fun in Tampa Bay, Tom

Asante Samuel, last noticed here when he ruined a perfect season by letting a sure interception clank off his finger tips, offered his thoughts as to Tom Brady's flight to Tampa Bay. “He probably just got fed up with it at the end of the day,” Samuel said in an interview with TMZ Sports. ...

Time Travel: Weekend winners at Nashua Country Club

May 4, 1960 – Winners of the weekend golf competitions at the Nashua Country Club included: The First Four, Last Four and Selected Hole tournament, Mike Tamulevich and Ben Bernard tied for the gross prize, each shooting 45s. Barry Bruce was runner-up with a 46. Net winners were Paul ...