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Jana Fleury is surrounded by family and friends of her son, Lebanon High football player Michael Fleury, at Salt Hill Pub in Lebanon, N.H. to watch his appearance in the International Bowl Friday, February 5, 2016. Fleury joins high school football players from around the country to play a team from Ontario, Canada in Dallas, Texas.
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Star Turn: Lebanon High’s Fleury Part of All-Star Showcase

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Lebanon — Kerri Terwilliger sat closest to the projector screen, at the far end of a rectangular table in Salt hill Pub’s party room in downtown Lebanon. She was the first to notice Lebanon High sophomore Michael Fleury as ESPN3 began its coverage of the 2016 U-17 International Bowl between USA Football and Ontario on Friday night. “There he is,” …

High School Roundup: Pysz Stop Helps Newport Go

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Newport — Sophomore Kennedy Pysz helped the Newport High girls basketball team get a last-second win on Friday night. But it wasn’t with a late …

College Roundup: Early Goals Sink Big Green Men’s Hockey

Saturday, February 6, 2016

New Haven, Conn. — Three first-period goals caused the majority of the damage Friday night at Ingalls Rink as Yale defeated the Dartmouth men’s hockey …

A Happy Return for Former Oxbow Player

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Playing in her former team’s home gym Thursday night was a strange experience for Thetford Academy junior Dahlia Klarich. Yet thanks to those around her on the Panthers’ girls basketball team, transitioning from Oxbow Union …

Local Roundup: MVCS Girls Soar Over Cabot in Rematch

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Cabot, Vt. — This wasn’t supposed to happen. Perhaps not in Perry Seale’s mind, at least. The Mid Vermont Christian School girls basketball team dropped a 16-point decision in Quechee to Cabot in December, and since that loss, the Huskies have thrown themselves into the upper half of …

Hartford, Woodstock Hoop Teams Fight Cancer

Thursday, February 4, 2016

White River Junction — The Hartford High and Woodstock High boys basketball programs will unite for a common cause tonight when they stage a Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser during their doubleheader at Hartford High School. The teams will be accepting donations at the door and will also raise …

In Brief: Driver Stewart Sidelined

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Charlotte, n.c. — Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle. Stewart-Haas Racing said the three-time NASCAR champion sustained a “burst fracture of the L1 vertebra” when he crashed on an ATV Sunday. He …

Bruins’ Spooner Sticks Fork in Sabres

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Buffalo, n.y. — Ryan Spooner scored in regulation and the shootout to lead the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Brad Marchand helped Boston erase a two-goal deficit, and Tuukka Rask …

Spurs Star Out at Least a Month

Thursday, February 4, 2016

San Antonio — Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is out for at least a month after surgery Thursday for a testicle injury he suffered during the team’s win over New Orleans earlier this week. Ginobili was injured with 2:26 remaining in the game Wednesday night. New Orleans forward Ryan …

Big Risk, Big Reward: Broncos’ Hire of Kubiak Works Out

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Santa Clara, Calif. — It’s hard to know who took the bigger risk. Was it the team, the Denver Broncos, who were hiring a coach with recent health problems and a penchant for not maxing out talent? Or …

USSF Moves to Seal Suit

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The U.S. Soccer Federation’s original lawsuit against the union for its champion women’s national team has been sealed after the governing body realized it had disclosed the home addresses and email accounts of many players. A day after the original complaint was filed, the USSF filed a motion …

From Hope to Reality: Lebanon’s Faith in Rookie Goalie Pays Off

Thursday, February 4, 2016

West Lebanon — Hope Brown didn’t know how to skate five months ago. Goalie pads were unfamiliar to her, hockey equipment seemed big and bulky and confusing. She had never played hockey recreationally and barely had spent time …

Local Roundup: KUA Girls Dominate at Home Again

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Meriden — Taylor Soule had a game-high 19 points for KUA in its 50-37 win over Deerfield on Wednesday at home, extending its winning streak to four games. Ella Bankert added 16 points and Christina Ryan added nine …