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Cabinet Sports

Pitchers: Plenty of options, short outings

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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 ...