×
×
homepage logo
LOGIN
SUBSCRIBE

Sports

Lyna getting into the swing of things for Merrimack

NASHUA – One little adjustment was all it took. That's what Merrmack's Mike Lyna did last season. After struggling for the high school varsity in the spring of 2019 a s sophomore, he tweaked his swing and became a much better hitter for the Merrimack Post 98 Senior Legion team. And now, he ...

Silver Knights: Position players have more D-1 experience

NASHUA – For their 10th season, the Nashua Silver Knights are going Division I heavy. The University of Maryland. Penn State. Kansas State. Harvard. UMass-Amherst. Fordham. St. Johns. “What I like, if you look at the league rosters this year, it’s more D-I than the league has seen ...

Plug pulled on this year’s CHaD East-West Football Game

The annual CHaD New Hampshire East-West All-Star Football Game, which had been rescheduled to Aug. 1 from this weekend, has been cancelled. CHaD officials made the announcement in an email release Thursday evening. "Dartmouth-Hitchcock's leadership team has made the difficult decision to ...

Stalman not on the fence about being a Silver Knight

NASHUA – How anxious are most of the Nashua Silver Knights players who have been trickling in from all over this week to get going? Consider the enthusiasm of Lucas Stalman, who will be a junior at Boston College this fall. He left his Bedford Hills, N.Y.home – about 35-40 minutes outside ...

King: Somehow, Futures League is ready to roll

They’re back. Yes, in these pandemic-dominated days, we have a Silver lining. The Futures Collegiate Baseball League, including the Nashua Silver Knights, actually pulled it off. On Thursday at 6 p.m., Holman Stadium will actually be the site of a game. Amazing. It certainly wasn’t ...

STA’s Brown seen a perfect fit as BG names him new AD

NASHUA – When you examine it, Ryan Brown appears to be the perfect fit. He has been the athletic director at a small Catholic high school in Dover for the last eight years. It's the same school Bishop Guertin principal Jason Strniste came from a few years ago. And thus Guertin on ...

CHaD NH East-West All-Star Football Game cancelled

The annual CHaD New Hampshire East-West All-Star Football Game, which had been rescheduled to Aug. 1 from this weekend, has been cancelled. CHaD officials made the announcement in an email release this evening. “Dartmouth-Hitchcock's leadership team has made the difficult decision to ...

KidSports: Merrimack Valley Prospects open season

The Merrimack Valley Prospects 9U and 10U baseball teams, filled with local players, have begun play this summer in the newly formed Elite Baseball League. Here’s a look at their recent games: 9U MV PROSPECTS 11, NH CRUSH 1 The Prospects team got off to a great start in their season ...

Nashua miscues help Merrimack to 8-5 win in NHCBL opener

NASHUA – Mistakes are expected in this early season of local summer baseball – especially since there was no spring season for anyone. It's how teams either take advantage or overcome them that will make a difference. Merrimack early Wednesday evening did a better job of the former than ...

Silver Knights: Plenty of versatile pitching talent

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights pitching staff is a mix of familiar names and new ones. And, it’ll be a mix of a few innings here and a few innings there. That’s because, well, they have a ton of arms. As many as 20 as they prepare to open the abbreviated Futures Collegiate League ...

Bishop Guertin naming STA’s Brown as new AD

NASHUA – Bishop Guertin High School is naming St. Thomas Aquinas of Dover athletic director Ryan Brown as its new AD, sources at the school say. An official announcement is expected to be sent out to the Guertin community of faculty, students and parents sometime today. Brown succeeds ...

Anderson makes the move from Green & Gold to Silver

NASHUA – Brett Anderson has learned to take the good with the bad this June. The bad: A second knee surgery (arthroscopic) at the beginning of the month to clear out some loose cartilage. The good: The long awaited Nashua Silver Knights season is almost here, and the former Bishop Guertin ...

Silver Knights, FCBL set to open 2020 season on July 2

NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights will have a 2020 season after all. The Futures Collegiate Baseball League announced on Monday after months of intense discussion that it will begin its 10th season on Thursday, July 2, with the Silver Knights hosting the North Shore Navigators at Holman ...

Finally, some happy Silver Knights activity at Holman

NASHUA – There was joy at Holman Stadium on Monday, not to mention activity. Nashua Silver Knights manager Kyle Jackson was able to hold a small morning workout with about 15 players for the first time. “Today,” Jackson said around noon,“was the first day I've been happy to go to ...

Time Travel: Looking back at Nashua’s baseball roots

JUNE 23, 1965 – Fred Dobens' “Around the Town” column included an old Nashua ballplayer's response to a previous Dobens essay in which he recalled the earliest days of the city's baseball history: “One of Nashua's all-time favorite ballplayers, Leo Gauthier, whose pitching delighted ...

Nashua Cal Ripken League announces plans for a season

NASHUA – The city's largest youth baseball league will be having a competitive season after all. On hold since the pandemic ruined its spring season, the Nashua Cal Ripken League has announced it will hold a 2020 season for players ages 5 through 12 with tryouts next month and games ...

FCBL says Nashua Silver Knights will open season July 2

NASHUA – It appears the Nashua Silver Knights will have a 2020 season after all. The Futures Collegiate Baseball League announced this morning it will begin its 10th season on Thursday, July 2 with the Silver Knights hosting the North Shore Navigators at Holman Stadium. Also on July 2, ...