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From England to the Granite State: New BG coach set for debut

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NASHUA–- It’s a long way across the pond. But for one local coach, it was a trip worth taking. Some 20 years ago, a former soccer standout in England made a life-changing decision. Then, a young Winston Haughton, convinced by a couple of UK colleagues who would become business partners, ...

Silver Knights persevere during ‘Improbable Season’

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NASHUA – Cam Cook and Kyle Jackson were sitting in Cook’s Holman Stadium office back in April. The pandemic was raging. Things were being canceled right and left. But there they were, Cook, the first-year Nashua Silver Knights general manager and Jackson, their first-year manager, going ...

Two area men to take part in Pan-Mass Challenge

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NASHUA - For Nashua residents Bill Provost and Jeff Margolis, there was never a question about participating in this year’s Pan-Mass Challenge. The reimagined, virtual event meant that riders would reinvent how they rode. And that’s exactly what Provost and Margolis did. On Aug. 1, more ...

Pitchers: Plenty of options, short outings

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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 ...

Somehow, FCBL finds way to play

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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 ...

Voice of Bates is remembered

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Ahhh, the Voice. It was arguably the best in Nashua, and when Bob Bates used those golden pipes and spoke into a microphone, people in the stands at Holman Stadium, Stellos Stadium, Conway Arena, and a few other spots always listened. Proof of that was when, as he recounted in an article he ...

New Hampshire Fish and Game stocks trout ponds

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The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department completed its annual aerial stocking of remote trout ponds this past week. Fish and Game contracts for a helicopter to stock remote ponds across the Granite State, from the Sunapee Region to Pittsburg. During this one-day event, nearly 50 remote ...

Nashua City Championship set

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NASHUA - The game of golf got another local boost when it was announced Sunday that registration is now open for the 60th annual Nashua City Golf Championship. The two-day tourney will be held Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26 at local courses Souhegan Woods in Amherst and Nashua Country ...

Sports taking shape in June

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Here are a few tids and bits as we welcome in June, hoping it brings progress following all the rough times we’ve all experienced or seen experienced lately: – Now that we’re coming to the near end of the school year, the focus will soon be on the fall season possibilities for school ...

Play Ball?

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

Schneider rallies back at Norwich

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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 ...

Pats, brewery distribute food

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...