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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 the net twice. Emily Ballou and Meghan Boardman each added a goal and two assists. Morgan Morrill added a goal and one …

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 …

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 …

Snowbound Solitude

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Bennett Freidberg, of Canaan, left, takes advantage of untouched powder and falling snow to ski under the chair lift at the Whaleback Ski Area in Enfield on Tuesday. Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Goalie Legend Brodeur to Retire

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Martin Brodeur, the Hall of Fame-bound goaltender who played seven games with the St. Louis Blues after 21 seasons with the New Jersey Devils, will announce his retirement Thursday. The club confirmed the news Tuesday, also acknowledging that …

Healthy Gronkowski Is ‘Ready to Roll’

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Phoenix — Rob Gronkowski’s ankle is fine. So are his forearm and knee. He’s way past those injuries that ruined his last three postseasons. You can’t even hurt his feelings. So when Seattle nickel back Jeremy Lane says, …

New England Firing Led Carroll to Reinvent Self

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Phoenix — Looking back at the championships he won at Southern Cal and the Super Bowl title a season ago with Seattle, Pete Carroll can see exactly where the foundation for all that success was built. The 2000 …

Jet-Setters Pack Ariz. Airports

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Phoenix — For some travelers visiting Arizona for the Super Bowl, the trip may be just as memorable as the game. Hundreds of luxury jets will arrive at the eight airports around metropolitan Phoenix by kickoff Sunday, adding to the thousands of flights expected over the weekend. The …

Woods Ready for Phoenix, and That’s the Tooth

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Scottsdale, Ariz. — Tiger Woods was all smiles Tuesday — and with a full set of teeth. Woods gave a play-by-play account of how his front tooth was knocked out in Italy on Jan. 19 while celebrating girlfriend …

Keys Dismisses V. Williams From Open

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Melbourne, Australia — American teenager Madison Keys overcame a left thigh injury to beat Venus Williams 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 at the Australian Open on Wednesday, ensuring there would be no Williams sisters semifinal. The 19-year-old Keys will play …

Cavs Streak to 7th Straight Win

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Auburn Hills, Mich. — Kyrie Irving matched his season high with 38 points and LeBron James added 32 to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to their seventh straight victory Tuesday night, 103-95 over the Detroit Pistons. The Cavs avenged a 23-point home loss to Detroit late last month. That …

Isles Exert Superiority

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Uniondale, n.y. — Jaroslav Halak stopped 40 shots, falling 8.1 seconds short of his second consecutive shutout of the New York Rangers, and the Islanders beat their biggest rivals 4-1 on Tuesday night in their return from the …

Local Roundup: Stevens Grabs Unified Hoop Victory

Monday, January 26, 2015

Claremont — Tyler Erickson had 24 points to lead the Stevens High unified basketball team over Hanover on Monday night, 38-32, at Carr Gymnasium. Walter Mosenthal had 16 points for Hanover (0-4), which also received eight from Brandon …