Sports

Back on Campus: Dartmouth’s Hugh Jessiman Has Come Full Circle

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Hanover — Earlier this week, Hugh Jessiman was stuck in the New York City area, his flight back to Lebanon delayed for days by inclement weather. Eventually, the airline provided a driver and car to ferry him north, and he arrived back on the Dartmouth College campus and resumed his class schedule. Given that Jessiman is 30 years old and …

Local Roundup: Raptors Take Royals to Boarding School

Thursday, January 29, 2015

South Royalton — A loss at Sharon Academy last week, influenced by a 44-33 rebounding discrepancy, awoke the Rivendell Academy boys basketball team to the …

Kearney Settles for Second in Lake Placid

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Wilmington, n.y. — In front of family and friends, Hannah Kearney put on a show. But it wasn’t enough for the 28-year-old mogul skier from …

NFL: Ref Inspected Footballs Properly

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Phoenix — NFL officiating chief Dean Blandino said the inspection of the footballs by referee Walt Anderson before the AFC championship game was handled properly. Blandino also said Thursday the process of checking the footballs and security surrounding …

Serena Aims for 19th Major Title

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Melbourne, Australia — It wasn’t until Serena Williams forced herself to relax, and not focus too intently on a milestone Grand Slam title, that she rediscovered the art of winning the biggest events in tennis. Now she’s on …

A Corner Comparison: Super Bowl Features Two of NFL’s Elite Defenders

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Phoenix — They won’t line up across from one another. They won’t even be on the field at the same time. But the New England Patriots’ Darrelle Revis and the Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman are perhaps the NFL’s …

In Brief: Woods Stumbles, but Bradley Shines

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Scottsdale, Ariz. — Tiger Woods helped attract a record, raucous crowd to the Phoenix Open on Thursday, the first big event in a week that concludes with the Super Bowl. They didn’t see much of a game — at least not from Woods. In his first appearance at …

Rask, Bruins Stop Islanders

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Uniondale, n.y. — Kevan Miller scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period, Tuukka Rask stopped 43 shots, and the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders 5-2 Thursday night. Reilly Smith, Patrice Bergeron, Torey Krug and …

Local Roundup: Hartford Hockey Spreads the Wealth

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

White River Junction — Contributions up and down the roster helped the Hartford High girls hockey team to a 6-2 victory over visiting Woodstock on Wednesday night. Courtney Murray led five different Hurricane goal-scorers, denting the back of …

White River Access May Increase in Royalton, Bethel

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Residents of Royalton and Bethel might soon have better public access to the White River and one of its tributaries. Both towns are working with the nonprofit White River Partnership to convert properties along the White River and …

Surprise! Unknown Players Often Shine

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Phoenix — Almost all football fans know Tom Brady, Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman, Marshawn Lynch and Rob Gronkowski. The New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks wouldn’t be playing in the Super Bowl on Sunday if it weren’t for …

Outdoor Ice Kings

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Left: The House captain Mike Pepe, center, curls away from a Barrett’s Bruisers skater during action on Sunday at the Sharon Outdoor Hockey Tournament in Sharon. The House took the title with a 7-4 win over the Bruisers. …

Sharapova Reaches Final

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Melbourne, Australia — Maria Sharapova reached the Australian Open final for the fourth time, beating fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-2 in a lopsided semifinal on Thursday. The second-ranked Sharapova needed 10 minutes to hold in her opening service game, fending off two break points. She responded to …