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Manchester — Jordy Allard was one month into his freshman year at Southern New Hampshire University when he received a text message from Upper...

Pace University junior Danny Wirchansky was working his way through a 16-strikeout perfect game against Dominican College last month when he...

Port Charlotte, Fla. — Senior Clay Chatham held Georgetown to one run over four innings to earn his first collegiate baseball victory in the Big...

Local Roundup: Canes Make Their Mark

1/17/18

White River Junction — Hartford High boys basketball coach Steve Landon doesn’t see Hunter Gaudette miss the target much in practice. The...

Nighthawks Sent Into Summer Siesta

8/6/17

Holyoke, Mass. — Give ’em this: The Upper Valley Nighthawks didn’t go down without a fight.Twice on Sunday — in the seventh and ninth innings — the...

White River Junction — Upper Valley Nighthawks general manager Noah Crane is concerned about the future of the New England Collegiate Baseball...

White River Junction — It took nine innings and more than 2 hours and 29 minutes for everything to go wrong for the Upper Valley Nighthawks, or at...

Episode 8 is live on the podcast, just in time for you to listen before the Upper Valley Nighthawks take on the Valley Blue Sox in game one of the...

White River Junction — Head coach Jason Szafarski and the Upper Valley Nighthawks have spent the last two weeks playing cautious: Don’t let anyone...

Plymouth, Mass. — The Plymouth Pilgrims tagged Upper Valley Nighthawks starting pitcher Joe DeRosa for six runs and nine hits in the opening two...

A No-Decision at NECBL All-Star Game

7/31/17

North Adams, Mass. — Sunday’s trip to Joe Wolfe Field for the 2017 New England Collegiate Baseball League’s All-Star Game got off to a rocky start...

White River Junction — The Upper Valley Nighthawks’ newest outfielder, Connor Rowland, plans on traveling to Foxborough, Mass. on Sunday to catch a...

Andrew Houde got the call right after his stint with the VBCBL Waves with the Virginia Beach Collegiate Baseball League was finished. Luckily...

White River Junction — Saturday’s game against the Valley Blue Sox wasn’t supposed to matter.Both the first-place Upper Valley Nighthawks and their...

Laconia, n.h. — Designated hitter Frankie Gregoire blasted a three-run home run over the fence in the top of the first inning and added another...

​Josh Weinreb finally meets his match — when it comes to talking about superhero movies. Upper Valley Nighthawks pitcher Keller Bradford, aka Dad...

White River Junction — The Upper Valley Nighthawks are kings of the north.Troy University shortstop Matt Sanders broke a scoreless tie with an RBI...

Montpelier — St. Joseph’s catcher James McConnon hit a two-run homer off the top of Montpelier Recreation Field’s scoreboard in the second inning...

Montpelier — Uncharacteristic was the word in the air after the Upper Valley Nighthawks split a New England Collegiate Baseball League doubleheader...

White River Junction — Lipscomb University first baseman Cade Sorrells has come a long way for this summer for the Upper Valley Nighthawks: from...

The Upper Valley Nighthawks will send a league-high 12 representatives — three coaches and nine players — to the 2017 NECBL All-Star Game on July...

North Adams, Mass. — The Upper Valley Nighthawks grabbed a 9-7 win over the North Adams SteepleCats at Joe Wolfe Field on Friday night. The...

What is a nighthawk, anyway? Upper Valley Nighthawks Ashton Raines and James McConnon, aka Mac, talk birds, hairstyles and dad bods in the latest...

White River Junction — This summer’s Upper Valley Nighthawks are as crazed about the HBO series Game of Thrones as anyone, a shared experience that...

Slip And Slide

7/20/17

Sanford, Maine — Upper Valley Nighthawks starting pitcher Danny Wirchansky allowed seven hits and five runs in two innings and suffered his first...

White River Junction — The Upper Valley Nighthawks’ top-ranked offense doesn’t look nearly as deadly without the presence of two injured power...

White River Junction — Adding Troy University outfielder Joey Denison halfway through the summer is like a division-leading Major League Baseball...

Upper Valley Nighthawks starting pitcher Ashton Raines, from Bloomsburg University, got to the Maxfield Sports Complex earlier than his teammates...

White River Junction — The Upper Valley Nighthawks began last Tuesday’s batting practice without musical accompaniment. However, once the necessary...

White River Junction — Upper Valley Nighthawks head coach Jason Szafarski wanted to treat Friday’s game against the Valley Blue Soxlike a playoff...

Troy University relief pitchers Cory Gill and Will Carnley explain the unique culture of this season’s Upper Valley Nighthawks bullpen. What makes...

Dorset, Vt. — One Hartford High graduate posted one of the best rounds of the day. Another improved enough to make the cut on the number.Zach...

Near No-Hitter a Winner for Hawks

7/13/17

White River Junction — Danny Wirchansky’s no-hit bid was spoiled with one out in the top of the ninth inning as the Upper Valley Nighthawks...

The Nighthawks bullpen sits far down the third-base line at Maxfield Sports Complex. To the Upper Valley coaching staff, it might as well be on...

Nighthawks Pitcher Talks a Good Game

7/8/17

Keene, n.h. — Upper Valley Nighthawks starting pitcher Danny Wirchansky is known for talking on the mound. It’s nothing malicious, he says. He’s...

A High-Flying Rout for Nighthawks

7/8/17

White River Junction — That Ashton Raines was lights-out in his second consecutive rain-affected outing can’t be some sort of strange coincidence,...

New London — Colby-Sawyer College hired Ken Pape as its women’s rugby coach on Friday, putting him in the role of guiding the club program to...

The Upper Valley Nighthawks coaching staff are in the hot seats this week, as Tom Hudon, Mat Pause and head coach Jason Szafarski explore themes...

White River Junction — Keene Swamp Bats designated hitter Connor Christman started the summer season 0-for-29 through his first 12 games. The...

Waves Engulf Nighthawks

7/4/17

White River Junction — The Upper Valley Nighthawks will need to learn how to win games under pressure at some point in the next month, before the...

The injury bug is starting to creep up on the Upper Valley Nighthawks.Southern Mississippi’s Matt Guidry was taken out midway through Wednesday’s...

White River Junction — What would the Upper Valley Nighthawks be without Matt Sanders? Ask around the Maxfield Sports Complex; no one knows.That’s...

This week on the podcast, outfielders Adam Chase (Franklin Pierce) and Anthony Godino (Wagner) run the gamut from warmup routines to the bands they...

White River Junction — Upper Valley Nighthawks catcher James McConnon remembers being as young and energetic as the kids he worked with on Monday...

White River Junction — The Upper Valley Nighthawks sure seem comfortable surrounded by the familiar confines of the Maxfield Sports Complex.Maybe...

White River Junction — University of Southern Mississippi junior infielder Luke Reynolds could not wait to get to the Upper Valley this summer...

Hawks Swamp Bats

6/24/17

White River Junction — Just when you thought they had scoring problems, the Upper Valley Nighthawks had an emphatic response: Don’t worry about it...

The Upper Valley Nighthawks enter week two on an eight-game winning streak with the best record in the New England Collegiate Baseball League. Just...

White River Junction — The Upper Valley Nighthawks’ win streak began 10 days and nine victories ago with a two-run win over the Winnipesaukee...

White River Junction — It took the University of Southern Mississippi’s Matt Guidry and Luke Reynolds two days and 24 hours on the road to get to...

Zeroes Are Adding Up for Nighthawks

6/17/17

White River Junction — The Vermont Mountaineers may want to consider skipping the eighth inning next time they play the Upper Valley Nighthawks on...

If you could only use one condiment for the rest of your life, which one would you choose?Valley News reporter Josh Weinreb returns to the Hawks...

White River Junction — Seven innings of shutout pitching from Pace University lefty Danny Wirchansky was just what the Upper Valley Nighthawks...

White River Junction — It was a home-opener to forget for the Upper Valley Nighthawks. The Nighthawks (0-2) gave up a two-run lead in the second...

White River Junction — Marist College’s Mike Coss couldn’t wait to get back to the Upper Valley, so much so that he brought power-hitting teammate...

University of Houston outfielder Grayson Padgett was one of two players to re-sign with the New England Collegiate Baseball League’s Upper Valley...

Former Upper Valley Nighthawks outfielder Alex Hanson decided to transfer to NCAA Division I Mercer (Ga.) College from St. Petersburg College a few...

NECBL Alters Playoff Format

3/21/17

The New England Collegiate Baseball League announced a composite schedule for the 2017 season on Tuesday, one that changes the league’s playoff...

White River Junction — The Upper Valley Nighthawks launched a fundraising campaign on Monday afternoon to help offset the cost of a two-story...

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