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Dartmouth Football Reaching for Victory

Friday, September 19, 2014

Hanover — Yard signs have sprung up around town in the past week. “Dartmouth Football Under the Lights,” they read, touting the Big Green’s season opener Saturday night against visiting Central Connecticut State. Now in the ninth campaign of his second stint at the program’s helm, coach Buddy Teevens and his players hope this is the year the Big Green …

Sunapee Girls Win Rivalry Game in OT

Friday, September 19, 2014

Sunapee — The Sunapee High girls soccer team has one target every season — Derryfield. Even when the Sunapee girls beat Woodsville for the Division …

Local Roundup: Retooled Woodsville Upends Gorham

Friday, September 19, 2014

Woodsville — A little lineup shuffling and some heady work helped the Woodsville High boys soccer team get back on track Thursday. The Engineers scored …

Youth Hockey Season Warming Up With Gear Sale

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

West Lebanon — The Hanover Hockey Association will hold its annual used skate and equipment sale on Sunday at Campion Rink. The swap begins at 9 a.m. and coincides with the opening of the skating season at Campion. Used gear can be dropped off at the rink at …

Commentary: Vikings Deserve Scorn Despite Peterson Reversal

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Vikings don’t deserve blind praise for correcting a wrong. Ultimately, they got it right, but the course they took to reach this point never made sense. Let’s not forget their initial intentions amid news that the Vikings …

NFL Roundup: Another Player Arrested, Charged

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Phoenix — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and their 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players. The Cardinals said they became …

Pats’ Brady Sticks To Tried-and-True

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — Tom Brady is very comfortable throwing to Julian Edelman and Rob Gronkowski. The other Patriots he sends out on pass patterns? Not so much. Of Brady’s 44 completions this season, 20 have gone to Edelman and Gronkowski. Of his 78 passes, 32 were aimed at …

Orioles Thump Jays

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Baltimore — Steve Pearce homered twice and drove in four runs as the AL East champion Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 Wednesday night for a three-game sweep. Pearce, one of the key components of Baltimore’s …

Cuban Prospect Debuts, but Red Sox Lose

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Pittsburgh — Gregory Polanco, Neil Walker and Ike Davis all homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox 9-1 on Wednesday night to maintain their grip on the second National League wild card spot. Polanco and …

Coe-Brown Stops Lebanon Soccer in Battle of Unbeatens

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Lebanon — Lebanon and Coe-Brown entered their NHIAA Division II boys soccer showdown on Tuesday as the last undefeated squads in the league. Six minutes more, and they would have left that way, too. Isaac Nowland settled a …

Local Roundup: Hanover Runners Earn Sweep

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Hanover — The Hanover High girls cross country team has been hard to beat this season. The Marauders’ home opener Tuesday was their most dominant performance yet. Hannah Whitman won in 24 minutes, 25 seconds to lead a …

Stevens Soccer Suffers First Defeat

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Claremont — There was no fairy godmother on this day. Recently, the Stevens High boys soccer team has shown a little magic, coming from two goals down to beat Conant and from three goals back to tie Kearsarge. But there were no magic wand to wave on Tuesday …

Patriots’ Defense Faces Rookie QB

Tuesday, September 16, 2014