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Local Roundup: Lebanon Field Hockey Reaches Semis

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Lebanon — Wet, slippery conditions during Friday’s New Hampshire Division II field hockey quarterfinal between Lebanon High and Plymouth Regional weren’t conducive with the normally speedy style of the Raiders. As she has all season, Emily Perryman adjusted. The senior dribbled across the field, shifting around defenders to deposit her 25th goal of the year in the first half of …

Arms, Gloves Put Royals in Control

Saturday, October 25, 2014

San Francisco — Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a …

Kearsarge Sinks Lebanon Football

Saturday, October 25, 2014

North Sutton, n.h. — The stakes were piled high last night for Kearsarge Regional High. It was the last home game of the season, rival …

Artful Lineup Cards

Friday, October 24, 2014

By Ben Walker AP Baseball Writer Kansas City, Mo. — Take a look around the Kansas City Royals’ dugout and it’s pretty evident: The handwriting is on the wall in this World Series. The fancy handwriting, that is. …

Whitcomb Girls United in OT Victory

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Bethel — The Whitcomb High girls soccer team’s cooperative with Rochester is working out tremendously well for the Hornets. Rochester products Phoebe Parrish, Brianna Hillier and Sierra Ostrow-Remy have been providing much of Whitcomb’s scoring all season, and …

Next World Cup a Big Chance for U.S. Women’s Soccer

Friday, October 24, 2014

By Rachel Cohen AP Sports Writer The chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” can rev up again next summer. And this time, they won’t conflict with the workday. A year after the World Cup transformed millions of Americans into red-white-and-blue-wearing soccer fanatics, another chance to cheer for a national team …

NBA’s Draft Lottery Reform Fails to Pass

Friday, October 24, 2014

Michael Lee The Washington Post. New York —- The NBA might someday establish a draft lottery system that creates a greater deterrent to field non-competitive teams but those efforts were tabled earlier this week when a reform proposal failed to garner enough support among the league’s 30 teams. …

Up Next: Quirky Giants Park

Friday, October 24, 2014

By Ben Walker AP Baseball Writer San Francisco — Eric Hosmer is eager to see what makes San Francisco’s waterfront ballpark unique. “I know absolutely nothing,” the Kansas City first baseman said. “I’ve heard nothing but good things …

Shiffrin Aims to Be All-Around Title Threat

Friday, October 24, 2014

Soelden, Austria (ap) — With four different winners over the past four years, the women’s Alpine skiing World Cup lacks a clear favorite for the overall title just before the start of the new season. Lindsey Vonn and Maria Hoefl-Riesch used to be safe bets for the top …

Giants Not Looking Like a Playoff Team

Friday, October 24, 2014

East Rutherford, n.j. (ap) — Establish the run on offense. Stop the run on defense. Make timely plays on both sides of the ball. It’s the formula the New York Giants have used to win four Super Bowls since 1986, including two since coach Tom Coughlin took over …

Saturday Highlight

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Associated Press Here are some things to watch in Week 9 of the Southeastern Conference season: ∎ Game of the Week : No. 3 Mississippi at No. 24 LSU. Ole Miss is off to its best start in more than 50 years, but now must face what …

Bruins Come Up Short to Isles

Friday, October 24, 2014

By Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writer Boston — Former Bruins backup Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots, and Kyle Okposo scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to help the New York Islanders snap a two-game losing streak …

Wings Rally Late to Top Pens

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Associated Press Detroit — Justin Abdelkader’s goal 4:16 into overtime capped a dramatic Detroit rally, giving the Red Wings a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. The Red Wings scored twice with their goalie …