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Wilder Resident Returns to Guam to Join National Team

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Norwich — For years, Guam native Kristin Thompson has been working to promote and enhance girls soccer. Every once in a while, she still gets to play — at a very high level. Thompson, 28, is returning this summer to the Guam national women’s team to compete in an international tournament for the 10th time with the East Asian Football …

New Oxbow Coach Gets Assist From Spouse

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Donna Hatch never saw herself as a high school sports coach, but there she was Wednesday, not only leading the Oxbow Union …

Local Roundup: Raiders Match ’13 Win Total

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Lebanon — Freshmen Nate Perkins, Nate Gariepy and Caleb Broughton might not have known what they were getting themselves into when they landed spots on …

Made in America: Keflezghi Wins Boston

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Boston — The Star-Spangled Banner played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon. One year after a bombing there killed three people and left more than 260 injured, Meb Keflezighi added Boston …

Local Roundup: Cards Shuffle Windsor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Claremont — It may still be early in the season, but the Stevens High baseball team is bringing the thunder thus far. Getting comfortable quickly in their home surroundings, the Cardinals exploded for a 16-6 victory in five …

Sox Run Out of Rallies

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Boston — A year after the Boston Marathon bombings, the Red Sox had plenty of chances to make a special day even more memorable. They almost succeeded. Boston scored one run in each of the last three innings …

Reports: Man U to Fire Coach

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Manchester, England — David Moyes’ troubled tenure as Manchester United manager could be coming to an end after less than a year. According to widespread reports Monday on the websites of numerous British newspapers, Moyes is set to be fired by United and could be forced out before …

Stempniak, Pens Stun Jackets

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Columbus, Ohio — Brandon Sutter, Lee Stempniak and Jussi Jokinen scored in a span of 2:13 of the third period to revive the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night. Pittsburgh …

Three Teams Change Bench Bosses

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

New York — Mike Woodson and Tyrone Corbin lost their jobs, and Rick Adelman decided it was time to walk away from his. Woodson and Corbin were fired Monday and Adelman retired, creating coaching openings for three NBA …

Pinehurst No. 2 Ready for Its Closeup — Twice

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Pinehurst, n.c. — Pinehurst No. 2 is ready for its double dip of U.S. Opens. In less than two months, it will host the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open in consecutive weeks. USGA executive director Mike Davis said Monday that he is expecting “a challenging test of …

Davis Blast Boosts Bucs

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Pittsburgh — Ike Davis became the first player to hit grand slams for different teams in the same April, and Neil Walker had a winning run single with two outs in the ninth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates …

Still Searching for the Magic: Twin State Speedway Trying Revival With New Management

Monday, April 21, 2014

Claremont — Can motorsports racing be successful once again in Claremont? On Thrasher Road is a one-third paved asphalt track that flourished for decades and then failed as the Claremont Speedway. More recently, the facility was renamed as …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth’s Whalen Wins 500th

Monday, April 21, 2014

Providence, r.i. — Bob Whalen picked up his 500th win as the head coach of the Dartmouth College baseball team on Sunday, reaching the milestone in the opening game of a doubleheader sweep of Brown at Murray Stadium. Freshman Mike Concato twirled a four-hit shutout as the Big …