Sports

Ready to Run: After Many Years, Boston Remains Unique for Hartland Resident

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hartland — It was a busy workday for Peg Sullivan at Mt. Ascutney Hospital on April 15, 2013. When she got home, she opened her personal email to find it packed with frantic inquiries from friends and relatives asking if she was all right. That was how she heard about the horror on Boylston Street. She let them know she …

Dartmouth Baseball’s Division Rivals Bracing for a Familiar Ending

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hanover — If it’s mid-April, you know baseball coaches at Harvard, Yale and Brown are shaking their heads in frustration. Some day, some way, won’t …

KUA to NCAA: Former Wildcats Make Their Mark in Playoffs

Friday, April 17, 2015

Boston — The NCAA men’s hockey postseason was filled with Kimball Union Academy alumni this spring. From Division III Trinity College’s first-ever NCAA national championship …

Turkey Program Unites Students And Mentors

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Dousman, Wis. — Cayden Weiland, 10, of Waukesha, Wis., comes from a hunting family and has expressed a desire to hunt for years. Mandy Eisler, 35, of Delafield, Wis., is a mother and wife who hadn’t considered hunting for dinner until her 11-year-old daughter got the family into …

Python Hunt Planned in Fla.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Come to South Florida. Lie on the beach. Play golf. Kill pythons. The nation’s hunters will again be invited to visit South Florida to take out the Burmese pythons that have staked a claim to the top of …

Robust, Active Baits Attract More Trout

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Scent, taste, color, size, position in the water — all contribute to a fish’s attraction to food. But in most cases, if the food isn’t moving, the game fish is moving on. That’s why they call it “live” …

In Aaron Hernandez Murder Case, Question Lingers: Why?

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Fall River, Mass. — Aaron Hernandez had it all. Fame, as a star tight end with the New England Patriots, which took him to the Super Bowl. Fortune, with a $40 million NFL contract. Family, with a fiancee …

College Roundup: Brown Snaps Dartmouth Softball’s Win Streak

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hanover — For the second straight season, the Brown Bears played the spoilers role and upset the Dartmouth College softball team, ending the Big Green’s 11-game unbeaten streak on Saturday afternoon. Dartmouth took the first game 6-1, but the visitors crushed the hosts 9-0 in five innings in …

High School Roundup: Marauders Again Rule in Overtime

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Nashua, n.h. — A word of caution to opponents of Hanover High boys lacrosse: if fortunate enough to play the Marauders to overtime, don’t let them win the opening faceoff. For the second straight game to start the season, Hanover controlled the opening draw of the extra session …

Wizards Pierce Raptors

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Toronto — Paul Pierce scored five of his 20 points in overtime, Nene had 12 points and 13 rebounds, and the Washington Wizards beat the Toronto Raptors 93-86 on Saturday in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. …

Tampa Bay Ties Series

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Tampa, Fla. — Tampa Bay’s Ben Bishop stopped 24 shots for his first NHL playoff victory Saturday, a 5-1 win over Detroit that evened their opening-round Eastern Conference series at one game apiece. Tyler Johnson had two goals for the Lightning, who dropped Game 1 while outplaying the …

LeBron Looks for Payback vs. Celtics

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Cleveland — Five years ago, LeBron James left the floor after Game 5 against Boston in disgrace. There were boos from the home fans, even some whispers he’d quit on the Cavaliers. Today, in his first playoff game …

Kenseth Has No Intention to Retire Soon

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Bristol, Tenn. — Matt Kenseth is just a year younger than Jeff Gordon, who has already said he’ll retire at the end of this season. The 43-year-old former champion won’t use Gordon’s exit as a reason to consider his own future in NASCAR. He’s got no plans to …