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Play Ball?

NASHUA – It’s beginning to look like there may be a Nashua Silver Knights and Futures Collegiate Baseball League season this summer after all. FCBL Commissioner Joe Paolucci told the Telegraph on Wednesday that perhaps there’s a 70 percent chance that the league can begin play sometime ...

Harvey: Legion not feasible in NH

NASHUA – American Legion baseball appears to be set to go in South Dakota this summer, despite not being sponsored by the National Legion Organization. So that begs the question: Why not other states, including New Hampshire? “Once National sent us the email saying they weren’t going ...

Connors to the rescue; South Dakota Legion finds a way

Here are some local and regional tids and bits for the pre-Memorial Day week: Over the weekend it was announced the New England Senior Hockey League was folding – in part due to the pandemic – leaving a lot of hockey players and teams out of luck, having already paid dues. But according ...

(Re) Opening Day

AMHERST – Like he hadn’t missed about a month and a half of the golf season, Steve Actis unloaded his golf bag, put on his shoes and made his way to the first tee for his 9:48 tee time on Monday morning. The first shot was right where he wanted it and he and his group were off and running ...

Pats, brewery distribute food

MERRIMACK – Military veteran’s cars lined up at the Anheuser-Busch on Monday, as the brewery partnered with Food4Vets to distribute meal kits for veterans and their families. Food4Vets is part of a partnership between USA for Veterans and Military and the Massachusetts Military Support ...

Private karate school teaches digitally

HOLLIS – For Neil Stone, teaching martial arts takes discipline and concentration. And as days turn into weeks with the COVID-19 crisis, reaching out to his students took some ingenuity and reinvention as he parlayed his classes into the virtual realm. Students at Neil Stone’s Karate ...

Merrimack, Milford honored for academic, athletic prowess

More local athletes are able to take a bow. Additional NHIAA Senior Scholar Athletes have been named, this time for Merrimack and Milford High Schools. Again, to be named a Scholar-Athlete, the NHIAA guideline is the seniors honored have at least a B-plus grade point average, play two ...

Devotees of ‘the Buck’ now out of luck

Al Neville was looking out from his condo the other day and the expansive sea of green he was always fond of seeing, working, and playing on. “I’m looking at it right now,” he said. “Just very blank. Just very green ... It’s sad. I talked to the guy from the Amherst Recreation ...

Pandemic slams brakes on Goode

NASHUA – Jon Goode was making his way back to the area from Manchester late the night of March 11, after watching the Bishop Guertin High School boys hockey team bow to Bedford in the semis. He was on the phone with one of his clients, and then got a text that told him the NBA had just ...

NHIAA officially shuts down tourneys; spring season in doubt

There will be no raising of the title plaque in front of droves of fans for the Bishop Guertin High School girls basketball team. There will be no chance for the Nashua High School North, South, Merrimack, Alvirne and Hollis Brookline boys basketball teams to take the floor at the University ...

Coaches honor All-State ice hockey selections

Several local high school hockey players were named to the New Hampshire High School Coaches Association’s All-State Boys and Girls Hockey team. A couple were named to their respective Division first teams. In girls hockey, Bishop Guertin defenseman Lindsay Hult and Souhegan defenseman ...

Milford quarterback is staying local for college

The biggest fish in the smallish Division II South Conference pool is heading for the Seacoast and open water. Milford High senior Gavin Urda, a two-time all-state football selection, has accepted an honor to be a preferred walk-on and attempt to play his college ball at the University of New ...

Hoop season ends with tourney losses

For many, especially the seniors, the high school boys and girls basketball seasons came to an abrupt halt this winter. Neither the Milford High or Souhegan High girls reached the postseason, while on Monday night, the Sabers and Spartans each bowed out on the road in the opening night of the ...

Titan-Sabers squad made some history

SALEM - It had to feel good for the Nashua North-Souhegan boys ice hockey team. You were the first team in this co-op history to reach the Division I playoffs. The postseason joy was just too fleeting. There was no upset to be had for the Saber-Titans. At some point, here at the Icenter ...

Exeter ends Souhegan girls’ season

EXETER – Exeter High set the tone … times three … and that quick jump ended Souhegan High’s season, 4-0, in the Division I girls hockey playoff opener on Tuesday afternoon. The sixth-seeded Blue Hawks put up goals 85, 83 and 126 seconds into each of the periods and kept the No. 11 ...

Milford, HB set for showdown

It is March, time to measure up for many winter high school sports teams. The Milford High boys basketball team, currently 9-8 and trending in the right direction with five wins in the last seven, has one final practice test before the final exam of the Division II state playoffs ...

Tourney time revs up

Welcome to potentially the busiest sports month of the year. The maddening month of March. It’s got everything - all the high school championships being decided; the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball and hockey tournaments, the opening of the Major League Baseball season, plus key ...

Guertin wins wrestling crown

GOFFSTOWN – On paper, Bishop Guertin was the clear winner of Saturday’s NHIAA Division II Wrestling Championships. To paraphrase the old saying though, wrestling meets don’t take place on paper, they take place on gym mats. The Cardinals took the overall team title with 255 points on ...

Big win

NASHUA - Playoffs. It’s a foreign word for the players on the Nashua High School North-Souhegan hockey team, because they’ve never made them in Division I since the co-op was formed five years ago. But the Saber-Titans took a huge step toward making the state tourney with a 3-1 win ...

Souhegan girls hockey falls

NASHUA – A high school hockey girls goalie can be the key thing, but she doesn’t have to be everything. That’s the lesson the Souhegan Sabers learned Monday afternoon in a 7-1 loss at the hands of St. Thomas-Winnacunnet-Dover at Conway Arena. Souhegan was without ill starting goalie ...