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Shrine Game Notes: Hanover Grad Looks Ahead to UNH

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Castleton, Vt. — Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl coaches don’t get every kid they want. Hoping to lure all of the Twin States’ top football talent to raise money for Shrine hospitals, the game sometimes loses high-caliber athletes bound for college gridiron programs that don’t want recruits risking their bodies in what is essentially an exhibition. Hanover High’s Shawn Cavallaro never …

Fire Sale: Last-Place Red Sox Clean House

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Boston — The last-place Boston Red Sox traded pitching for power. Now they can use some name tags to stick on the jerseys of the …

Woodstock’s Bradley a Man of Many Quirks

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Akron, Ohio — Woodstock native Keegan Bradley has developed a bit of a reputation among the PGA Tour with regards to his personality. Quirky. Unique. …

By Don’s Early Light: What Goes Around, Comes Around for Boston

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The standings don’t lie ... though they may be a tad misleading. The truth is the Red Sox were good last year, but not as good as they looked. And, yes, they’re bad this year, but perhaps not as bad as they seem. In fact, they are basically …

Price Is Right for Tigers, Who Land Ace

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Detroit — The Detroit Tigers added another Cy Young Award winner to their star-studded rotation, acquiring Tampa Bay’s David Price in a blockbuster deal Thursday. The Rays received left-hander Drew Smyly and minor league infielder Willy Adames from …

In Brief: A Healthy Woods Shoots a 68 in Ohio

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Akron, Ohio — Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational. Not just from back surgery, but from making bogeys. Woods bounced back with birdies all three times that he made mistakes, opening with a 2-under 68 on a soft, gentle day for …

Patriots Rookie Running Back Turns Some Heads

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — Tom Brady has been impressed by rookie running back James White. “He’s done a great job since he got here,” the New England quarterback said of White, the Patriots’ fourth-round draft pick out of Wisconsin. …

Local Roundup: Massachusetts Golfer Wins N.H. Open

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Campton, n.h. — Former touring pro Geoffrey Sisk beat Florida’s David Chung on the third playoff hole to claim the New Hampshire Open at Owl’s Nest Golf Club on Thursday, surging through a 36-hole final day as the Upper Valley’s competitors slipped back in the pack. Five shots …

Chisox Upend Detroit

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Detroit — Moises Sierra had four hits, and Jose Abreu and Adam Eaton added three apiece to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. The game quickly became a secondary …

Oxbow QB Gains Valuable Experience at Development Camp

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — For someone too young for a driver’s licence, Tristan Longmoore sure knows how to get around. Longmoore, 15, recently returned from Towson, Md., where he was one of about 200 athletes invited to play in …

Stevens Football Player Comes With a Unified Message

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Castleton, Vt. — At its essence, the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl is less about a football game between Vermont and New Hampshire high school seniors than it is an opportunity for those teenagers to give a child a …

Run Ends for Post 22 Juniors

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Manchester — The Lebanon Post 22 junior American Legion baseball team experienced a walk-off ending Wednesday during the state semifinals at Manchester’s Gill Stadium. Unfortunately for the visitors, the result wasn’t what they were hoping for. Bedford scored …

Playoff Kickoff

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Oxbow High’s Wren Smith, left, collides with Touchline’s Kelsey Head during the teams’ July 13 scrimmage at Norwich’s Huntley Meadows. Touchline opens the New Hampshire Soccer Conference Division I women’s tournament on Sunday as the second seed, meeting …