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A Holiday Runaway: Wagners Lead Hanover Girls to Hockey Rout of Lebanon

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

West Lebanon — Hockey-playing sisters Sarah and Cate Wagner waited years to skate on the same team together. Now finally sharing the same ice, they’ve been difficult to stop. Both forwards on Hanover High’s sturdy second line, senior Sarah Wagner (5 goals, 4 assists, 9 points) and freshman Cate Wagner (5-6—11) are among the five-time defending state champion Marauders’ leading …

Local Roundup: Saturday Showdown Set for Windsor, Woodstock Boys Hoop

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Woodstock — After what he did on Tuesday night, nobody can say Woodstock’s Chris Townley plays just one side of the floor. Townley backed Connor …

Tackling Gradually Becoming Football’s Lost Art

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Atlanta — Jessie Tuggle knows a thing or two about tackling. They didn’t call him the “Hammer” for nothing. When the retired linebacker gets together …

Jacks Find the Winning Gear

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Staff Reports Windsor — Bruce Mackay looked up at the scoreboard at halftime and had conflicting emotions. “I was glad that we had scored 34 points at the half,” said the Windsor High girls basketball coach last night. …

Batter Up, Cuba

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

If President Obama is looking for a new job when his term is up, I offer a possibility: commissioner of baseball. His lifting of the travel and economic restrictions on Cuba last week may very well have saved the sport in this country, to say nothing about Latin …

20 and Out: Hanover Coach Ends Memorable Two-Decade Career

Monday, December 22, 2014

Hanover — Longtime Hanover High School athletic director Mike Jackson believes the ultimate compliment for football coach Mike Ivanoski comes from the number of former Marauders who keep in touch long after their playing days are done. Beginning …

Tackling Gradually Becoming Football’s Lost Art

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Atlanta — Jessie Tuggle knows a thing or two about tackling. They didn’t call him the “Hammer” for nothing. When the retired linebacker gets together with other former players, one subject inevitably comes up: These guys today just …

Similar Approaches, Similar Results

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are aiming for their fourth Super Bowl title. Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs are going for their sixth NBA championship. Different sports. Similar dynasties. “They’re built …

A Holiday Runaway: Wagners Lead Hanover Girls to Hockey Rout of Lebanon

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

West Lebanon — Hockey-playing sisters Sarah and Cate Wagner waited years to skate on the same team together. Now finally sharing the same ice, they’ve been difficult to stop. Both forwards on Hanover High’s sturdy second line, senior …

Local Roundup: Saturday Showdown Set for Windsor, Woodstock Boys Hoop

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Woodstock — After what he did on Tuesday night, nobody can say Woodstock’s Chris Townley plays just one side of the floor. Townley backed Connor Fegard’s team-leading 18 points with 16 of his own while also shutting down …

Peavy, Giants Seal Deal

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

San Francisco — Jake Peavy had no problem being patient as the San Francisco Giants pursued re-signing Pablo Sandoval and went after Jon Lester. Peavy knew where he wanted to be. Anyway, he needed a bit of downtime to recharge and discuss his options with family after the …

Ryan: My ’Ship Will Come In

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Florham Park, n.j. — Rex Ryan still pictures himself raising the Lombardi Trophy as a Super Bowl-winning head coach. Whether he gets another opportunity to try to deliver that title with the New York Jets remains to be …

Broncos Get Call For 9 Pro Bowl Slots

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

New York — The AFC West champion Denver Broncos led the NFL with nine players selected for the Pro Bowl on Tuesday. Quarterback Peyton Manning was picked for the 14th time. Joining Manning from the Broncos will be Ryan Clady, Chris Harris, Von Miller, Aqib Talib, Demaryius Thomas, …