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Hanover Brings the Fun in Rout of Lebanon

Friday, April 24, 2015

Lebanon — There were plenty of days — heck, even weeks — in the not-so-distant past when the Hanover High softball team didn’t score double-digit runs. Not so Friday, as the visiting Marauders pounded arch-rival Lebanon, 17-5, at Kenneth Devins Memorial Field. Amara Nichols belted a three-run home run, two doubles and had five RBIs to lead Hanover, which improved …

Commentary: Shunned Stars Belong in Hall

Friday, April 24, 2015

Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens deserve their plaques in Cooperstown. While we’re at it, so does Pete Rose. Bonds’ criminal conviction stemming from baseball’s shameful …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Baseball Scores in Bunches

Friday, April 24, 2015

Manchester, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High and Burr & Burton Academy softball teams were immersed in a relatively low-scoring game on Friday — that …

ABC News Keeps Tight Lid on Bruce Jenner Interview

Friday, April 24, 2015

New York — The first on-air promo for tonight’s broadcast interview with Bruce Jenner didn’t even show his face, an illustration of the line ABC News is walking in trying to drum up interest for the program while …

Capitals Are Loud and Proud

Friday, April 24, 2015

Washington — With the crowd’s raucous chants of “We are louder!” ringing throughout a lopsided third period, a group of unheralded scorers put the Washington Capitals on the verge of a playoff series victory. Dominating despite zero points …

In Brief: Champion Patriots Honored at White House

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Washington — President Obama honored the New England Patriots for winning the Super Bowl despite a “huge distraction and media circus” over underinflated footballs in their conference championship game. Obama recognized the NFL champions Thursday during a White …

Rose Gets OK for All-Star Game

Thursday, April 23, 2015

New York — Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will be allowed to participate in activities surrounding this summer’s All-Star Game in his hometown of Cincinnati. Rose, baseball’s career hits leader and a former Reds star player and …

Revived A-Rod Leading Yanks’ Resurgence

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Detroit — The New York Yankees missed the playoffs the last two years while saying goodbye to a pair of greats. Mediocrity — or, worse yet, irrelevance — was a very real possibility heading into 2015. Of all …

Mets Match Record

Thursday, April 23, 2015

New York — Daniel Murphy drove in four runs and the New York Mets matched a franchise record with their 11th straight victory Thursday, walking their way to a 6-3 win over the Atlanta Braves behind Bartolo Colon. …

Cavaliers Put Celtics on the Brink

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Boston — LeBron James scored 31 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved one win away from a sweep in their first playoff series in five years with a 103-95 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night. The …

Rays Beat Sox in Ninth

Thursday, April 23, 2015

St. Petersburg, Fla. — Rene Rivera had a run-scoring single in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Thursday night. Allan Dykstra opened the ninth with a single off Anthony Varvaro (0-1). Pinch-runner Tim Beckham went to …

College Roundup: Dartmouth Runs At Penn Relays

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Philadelphia — Members of the Dartmouth women’s track & field team participated at the Penn Relays at Franklin Field on Thursday. The Big Green’s Erica Hendershot claimed 17th out of 60 runners in the 400-meter hurdles (1:02.14). Teammate Katy Sprout was 25th. In the Heptagonal section of the …

Bulls Top Bucks In Double OT

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Milwaukee — Derrick Rose scored 34 points, Jimmy Butler added 24 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 113-106 in double overtime on Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series. Butler got the second overtime off to a rousing start, intercepting …