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Hay Fever: Obstacles Add Challenges, Fun for Woodstock Runners

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Woodstock — For its one home race every year behind the Woodstock Racquet & Fitness Club, the Woodstock Union High cross country team tries to simulate the course layout of Thetford Academy, which hosts the VPA state championships each year. With a daunting hill and plenty of wooded sections, the Wasps’ course is fairly similar to that of the Panthers’ …

Local Roundup: Hartland Resident Punches Ticket to Olympic Trials

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

White River Junction — Hartland’s Hannah Cox has a big future ahead of her. And she has the better part of two years to get …

Newport Field Hockey Holds Off Feisty Gilford

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Newport — The Newport High girls soccer team held off a flurry of Gilford scoring opportunities in the first half to earn a 1-0 win …

U.S. Women’s Hoop Upset By France, 76-72

Monday, September 22, 2014

The Associated Press Paris — Sandrine Gruda had 26 points and 15 rebounds to help France stun the U.S. women’s national team 76-72 in an exhibition game on Sunday. It’s the first loss by the Americans in an international game since falling to a team from the Czech …

Strasburg Leads Nats To Sweep

Monday, September 22, 2014

The Associated Press Miami — Stephen Strasburg pitched seven strong innings to help lead the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday, completing a four-game sweep. Nate Schierholtz and Anthony Rendon drove in runs for the Nationals (91-64), who have won eight …

Small Victories For Yankees

Monday, September 22, 2014

The Associated Press New York — Masahiro Tanaka made a triumphant return from an elbow injury that sidelined him for 2 1/2 months and a rejuvenated Derek Jeter got yet another big hit on his final homestand, leading …

Right Stuff

Monday, September 22, 2014

By David Ginsburg AP Sports Writer Baltimore — Joe Kelly pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the Boston Red Sox got home runs from Mookie Betts and David Ross in a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday. Boston took two of three from the Orioles, …

Eagles Remain Unbeaten

Monday, September 22, 2014

The Associated Press Philadelphia — Rookie Jordan Matthews, the receiver who replaced DeSean Jackson in Philadelphia, caught two touchdown passes, and the Eagles beat Jackson and his Washington Redskins 37-34 on Sunday in a nasty game marred by …

Patriots Survive Late Raider Comeback, 16-9

Monday, September 22, 2014

By Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writer Foxborough, Mass. — The New England Patriots had trouble getting into the end zone. Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork made sure the Oakland Raiders stayed out of the end zone in the final …

Logano Wins at New Hampshire

Monday, September 22, 2014

By Dan Gelston AP Sports Writer Loudon, n.h. — Raised in Connecticut, Joey Logano always considered New Hampshire his home track, the one where he dreamed of being bathed in confetti in Victory Lane and flocked by family …

Rematch Goes to Seattle

Monday, September 22, 2014

By Tim Booth AP Sports Writer Seattle — Peyton Manning did all he could in the final minute of regulation to get the Denver Broncos to overtime. Russell Wilson made certain he never saw the ball in the extra session and ensured the Super Bowl rematch went in …

Dartmouth Women Soccer Defeats Vermont, 4-0

Monday, September 22, 2014

Staff Reports Burlington, Vt. — Senior Tasha Wilkins scored a pair of goals and sophomore goalkeeper Casey Cousineau made three saves, as the Dartmouth women’s soccer team defeated Twin State rival Vermont, 4-0, on Sunday afternoon at Virtue Field. The Big Green (3-2-1) is on a four-game unbeaten …

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 to illness. Luckily for the Wasps, they had plenty of others to supply …