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OK Does the Trick: Hanover Girls Soccer Blanks Lebanon

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Lebanon — The Hanover High girls soccer team showed on Friday it can dominate even without performing at its best. Lackluster at times against rival Lebanon on the road, the Marauders scored once in each half and held off the youthful Raiders to prevail, 2-0. Kelly Brigham scored a late-first-half goal and Alexi Kim added insurance on a direct kick …

First Person: On Opening Day, Recalling Clobbering Coach With a Football

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Hanover — It was a fine fall afternoon in the mid-1980s. The setting was the front edge of the home sideline at Dartmouth College’s Memorial …

Local Roundup: Yellowjackets Hit Accelerator, Bust Rutland

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Windsor — In order to take down an unbeaten team from a higher division, it doesn’t hurt to take a two-goal lead in the first …

Pats Big Favorites Despite Slow Start

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — The New England Patriots have been mediocre in splitting their first two games. Yet they’re two-touchdown favorites on Sunday. No surprise, considering they’re facing the Oakland Raiders. The visitors for the Patriots’ home opener have lost 14 straight games in the Eastern time zone. They …

Those 0-2 teams better get started now

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Minnesota (1-1) at New Orleans (0-2) With Adrian Peterson inactive and the Vikings ranking last in passing offense, the Saints can have some confidence they will get off the schneid. But they need to show their defense can make plays down the stretch; it also ranks last against …

Giants’ LB Aches Create Openings

Saturday, September 20, 2014

East Rutherford, n.j. — The potential absence of veteran Jon Beason and rookie Devon Kennard from the New York Giants’ linebacking corps Sunday represents not just an opportunity for Spencer Paysinger and Mark Herzlich, but also uncertain prospects against a run-heavy Houston Texans squad. Beason, a dominant force …

NFL’s Female Fans Staying Faithful, if Reluctantly

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Chicago — Mary Jo Kane, a lifelong Chicago Bears fan and college professor, settles in to watch a football game and finds herself taking a tally of the players — one she’d rather not do, but can’t help. …

Bow Twists Stevens

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Claremont — When Stevens coach Paul Silva first got a look at his 2014 schedule, he thought at the time that it might not be a good to play Bow in the second game of the season. He was right. The defending NHIAA Division III champions came into …

Dartmouth Hits the Heat, Wins Debut

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Hanover — Temperatures dipped into the low 40s Friday night during the Dartmouth College men’s soccer team’s home opener against Massachusetts-Lowell. Fortunately for the hosts, they expanded a one-goal lead at halftime into a 4-0 final, getting tallies to reflect a dominating performance against a foe in just …

Goodell: Errors Made, No Resignation Coming

Saturday, September 20, 2014

New York — More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL’s handling of players accused of crimes. The commissioner was definitive …

Watch, Rinse, Repeat

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Loudon, n.h. — NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers yesterday could have voted on who should be considered the favorite for Sunday’s Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The result would have been unanimous. “Somehow, my car has disappeared,” …

Ex-NBAer Chapman Arrested

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Scottsdale, Ariz. — Former NBA guard Rex Chapman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple store in Scottsdale and then selling the items at a pawn shop. Police took the 46-year-old Chapman …

Yankees 5, Blue Jays 3

Saturday, September 20, 2014

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