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Big Green Gets in Gear: Dartmouth Rallies, Wins Football Opener

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College football team was supposed to enter Memorial Field to a snappy introduction video on the year-old scoreboard behind the south end zone Saturday. However, the season opener’s overture fell a bit flat when the audio went out and eliminated the sound of former college president James Wright reading a Robert Frost poem to complement images …

‘You Knew It Was Going to Be a Good Day’: Friends Run for Denning

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Hanover — Saturday’s Lost A Lot trail race in Lebanon concluded another successful season of the Western New Hampshire Trail Running Series. When it was …

Local Roundup: Oxbow No Pushover, but Wasps Prevail

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High football team didn’t find out until Friday it would be down a running back Saturday against Oxbow due …

Ex-NBAer Chapman Arrested

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Scottsdale, Ariz. — Former NBA guard Rex Chapman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple store in Scottsdale and then selling the items at a pawn shop. Police took the 46-year-old Chapman …

Yankees 5, Blue Jays 3

Saturday, September 20, 2014

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Kershaw Wins No. 20

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Chicago — Clayton Kershaw became the majors’ first 20-game winner and A.J. Ellis hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 14-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday. Kershaw (20-3) pitched five …

Marlins Ace to Resume Throwing Soon

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Miami — Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has been cleared to start throwing Oct. 1. The 2013 National League Rookie of the Year had season-ending Tommy John surgery May 16. He met with Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles on Thursday. “A lot of good news came out …

Ortiz’ Blasts Send Red Sox Past Orioles

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Baltimore — David Ortiz hit two home runs, including a two-run drive in the 10th inning that lifted the Boston Red Sox past the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 on Friday night. Although the AL East-champion Orioles are still in …

Crimson Cruises To Victory

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Cambridge, Mass. — Andrew Casten ran for 153 yards and three touchdowns to help Harvard beat Holy Cross 41-18 on Friday night in the Crimson’s opener. Harvard scored twice in a 24-second span in the third quarter to take a 27-18 lead. The Crimson pulled ahead 20-18 on …

Dartmouth Football Reaching for Victory

Friday, September 19, 2014

Hanover — Yard signs have sprung up around town in the past week. “Dartmouth Football Under the Lights,” they read, touting the Big Green’s season opener Saturday night against visiting Central Connecticut State. Now in the ninth campaign …

Sunapee Girls Win Rivalry Game in OT

Friday, September 19, 2014

Sunapee — The Sunapee High girls soccer team has one target every season — Derryfield. Even when the Sunapee girls beat Woodsville for the Division IV state championship last fall, the win over Derryfield in the semifinals seemed …

Local Roundup: Retooled Woodsville Upends Gorham

Friday, September 19, 2014

Woodsville — A little lineup shuffling and some heady work helped the Woodsville High boys soccer team get back on track Thursday. The Engineers scored twice on crossing pass headers and previous defender Ty Brown played strong at goalie as Woodsville knocked off visiting Gorham, 3-1. The result …

Famed ‘Home of Golf’ Votes to Admit Women Members

Friday, September 19, 2014

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews is no longer just for men. The spiritual “Home of Golf” became the latest club to end years of male-only exclusivity on Thursday, when its members voted overwhelmingly in favor of inviting women to join. The vote was effective …