Sports

Newport, Campbell Already Familiar Foes

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Newport — Last Saturday, when Newport was beating Gilford to advance to today’s NHIAA Division III football championship game, the scores of Campbell’s semifinal visit to Bow were gradually relayed to the Maryn Field crowd over the public-address system. Each time the crowd was told that the Cougars were winning, there was a murmuring of surprise. After all, Bow had …

Ryder’s on the Storm: Down Three Runners, Canadian Freshman Will Carry Dartmouth’s Hopes

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Hanover — If a rolling stone gathers no moss, then what about speeding, smashing Ryder Stone? Doesn’t seem likely that the plant will attach itself …

‘Moneypuck’: Advanced Statistics Gaining Foothold in NHL Thinking

Friday, November 21, 2014

Far removed from punishing hits on the ice, the real crunching in the NHL these days is being done in front offices around the league …

Up for Grabs

Friday, November 21, 2014

By Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writer Cambridge, Mass. — Beating Yale year after year has its advantages, but Harvard defensive back Norman Hayes still felt as if he were missing something. “The Game is The Game, but this game is a little more special for the seniors,” he …

Wild Win for Minnesota

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Associated Press Philadelphia — Jason Zucker scored with 45.4 seconds left to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Nino Niederreiter had a goal and an assist and Marco Scandella also scored for the Wild, who won their fourth …

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 …