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Local Roundup: Engineers Start Strong

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Haverhill — The Woodsville High softball team found no shortage of stars in a season-opening 13-1 rout of Gorham on Wednesday. The game was limited to five innings because of the mercy rule. Ally O’Shana led the offense with two hits — a double and a home run — with two runs scored and three RBIs. Teammates Paige Martin (3-for-3, …

Bruins Vet Gets Olympian Boost

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Wilmington, Mass. — For Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more than winning a second gold medal with Canada. The Sochi …

Riverfest Hits Choppy Water

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Once again, weather conditions are wreaking havoc on the Ledyard Canoe Club’s Riverfest plans. For the second straight year, the paddlers club of Dartmouth College …

Canadiens Take Opener in Overtime

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Tampa, Fla. — Dale Weise scored 18:08 into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the opening game of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff series on Wednesday night. Daniel Briere …

Lebanon Woman, 65, Discovers Weight Lifting at the Right Time

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Lebanon — Science tells us that gravity causes small objects to be captured by larger ones, caught to orbit. But that only scratches the surface of how Lebanon’s Jane Higgins has benefited from a chance encounter with Carl …

No Goalie, No Chance in NHL Playoffs

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The NHL playoffs have arrived, which means it’s time for the goalies to get going. As simplistic as the adage can be, predictions of the Stanley Cup champion often tilt toward the guy in the crease producing the …

Dartmouth Names New Soccer Coach

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Hanover — Ron Rainey was named Dartmouth College’s new women’s soccer coach, Director of Athletics and Recreation Harry Sheehy announced Tuesday. Rainey spent the last eight seasons at the helm of the women’s soccer team at the University of Iowa. This past fall he guided the Hawkeyes to …

Windsor’s Gilbert Returns to the Ring

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Windsor — Undefeated Windsor welterweight Chris Gilbert will return to the ring to headline a pro-am boxing card on Saturday night at the Windsor Recreation Center. Gilbert, with eight knockouts to his credit, will put his 10-0 record on the line against Rhode Island’s Edwin Soto (12-7). The …

Red Sox Lose on Error in Ninth

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Chicago — Alexei Ramirez scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning on a throwing error and the Chicago White Sox edged the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on a frigid Tuesday night. With the game …

Legend’s Son Lands On NECBL Team

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Laconia, n.h. — The son of Mariano Rivera, the retired Yankees legend considered the best relief pitcher in baseball, is playing for a collegiate summer program in New Hampshire. Mariano Rivera Jr. will join the Laconia Muskrats this summer, part of the 12-team New England Collegiate Baseball League. …

No NBA Draft for Tarczewski, Yet

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson are leaving Arizona for the NBA. One of the top freshmen during the 2013-14 season, Gordon was widely expected to leave after one season in Tucson. Johnson built up his draft stock with a superb junior season, earning numerous All-America honors and the …

Marlins End Slide

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Miami — Giancarlo Stanton tied a career high with five RBIs, including a three-run homer off Stephen Strasburg, and the Miami Marlins broke an eight-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals 11-2 Tuesday night. Strasburg (1-2) endured …

Wizards Coach Finally in Playoffs

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Washington — No one in NBA history has coached more games with less success than Randy Wittman. He’s been in charge for 519 of them. Won only 190. That winning percentage of .366 makes him the sole owner of last place among the 90 men who have coached …