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Tourney Thriller: Adelabu’s Late Score Carries Dartmouth to Victory

Friday, November 21, 2014

By Tris Wykes Valley News Staff Writer Hanover — It’s no secret that Alex Adelabu is the offensive star for the Dartmouth College men’s soccer team, and he struck again Thursday, lifting the Big Green to a 2-1 victory over Fordham. The triumph, in an NCAA first-round playoff match, sends Dartmouth on to play Providence at 7 p.m. Sunday in …

H.S. Notebook: Hartford’s Brooks Is Vermont’s Top Scholar-Athlete

Thursday, November 20, 2014

White River Junction — Given his own work rarely intersects with Connor Brooks’ academic pursuits, Hartford High boys soccer coach Kevin Guilbault still finds himself …

Robust Ottauquechee Section Keeps Green Mountain Club Busy

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Wilder — With a membership base more than 300 strong, the Ottauquechee section of the Green Mountain Club is the GMC’s third-largest of 14 regional …

Clippers Grab Early Lead, Roll Past Heat, 110-93

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Associated Press Miami — Chris Paul had 26 points and 12 assists, Blake Griffin added 26 points and the Los Angeles Clippers wasted no time in taking control on the way to a 110-93 win over the Miami Heat on Thursday night. DeAndre Jordan scored 12 points …

Local Roundup: Ivy Soccer Coach of the Year Honors for Dartmouth’s Riley

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Staff Reports Princeton, n.j. — The Ivy League on Wednesday rewarded the Dartmouth College men’s soccer program for its return to the top of the league standings by naming Chad Riley its coach of the year and placing three members of the Big Green on the all-Ivy first …

And a Boola To You

Thursday, November 20, 2014

To all you Dartmouth football fans out there, I have a song for you: Boola Boola. Yes, that hated Yale chorus will hold special meaning in the hearts of Big Green supporters on Saturday when the once-beaten Elis play at unbeaten Harvard starting at 12:30 with a piece …

Two Chances to Run Off the Thanksgiving Calories

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Runners and walkers will have two chances to burn off the calories before and after sitting down to a big Thanksgiving turkey dinner next Thursday. The Hanover Recreation Department will host its 22nd Turkey Trot 10K road race on Sunday at 1 p.m. The 6.2-mile race will meander …

All-state and All-league Athletes

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Upper Valley fall high school athletes making all-state or all-league teams, as provided to the Valley News: Boys Soccer All-Marble Valley League A Division Hartford: Connor Brooks (first team). B Division Woodstock: Tom Avellino (coach of the year); Connor Fegard, Connor McCarthy, Alex Crompton, Cole Dalton (first team); …

SEC Powers Get Breather

Thursday, November 20, 2014

College Station, Texas — Texas A&M, LSU and Kentucky are off this week and five other teams in the Southeastern Conference get a respite from the rigors of league play with nonconference games. It’s a nice break for …

Bills’ Plan: Redefine ‘Dig Route’ by Sunday

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Buffalo, n.y. — The Buffalo Bills are looking for anyone with a snow shovel and plenty of spare time. With 4 feet of snow having fallen at Ralph Wilson Stadium over the past two days, the Bills are …

Brady Impresses Lions With Mane

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Tom Brady has played as well as any quarterback in the NFL during the New England Patriots’ six-game winning streak, but Brady’s former teammate, current Detroit Lions safety James Ihedigbo, said there’s something else about the four-time Super …

Worthy Of the Weight?

Thursday, November 20, 2014

How much does $325 million weigh? That unfathomable money was as light as the few sheets of paper that comprised the contract Giancarlo Stanton ceremoniously signed at a full-house news conference Wednesday at Marlins Park. Now we find out the actual weight, though, because now the heavy lifting …

World Cup Bid Critic Concerned

Thursday, November 20, 2014

London — A whistleblower in the World Cup bidding controversy fears her treatment by FIFA will prevent people from coming forward with allegations of corruption and says she was approached three years ago by the FBI, which was worried about her safety. Former Qatar bid worker Phaedra Almajid …