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Sorry, No Sharing: Big Green Drubs Princeton but Ivy Championship Escapes

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Hanover — The Princeton Stadium worker was storing coolers and other pieces of football-related equipment in a closet under the stands Saturday when his chin rose and he sniffed the air outside the visitors’ locker room. “Victory cigars, huh?” the man asked with a wry smile. Yes, indeed. After smoking the Tigers, 41-10, the Big Green was in a mood …

Injuries, Miscues Doom Newport Bid for State Crown

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Durham, n.h. — The Newport High football team did virtually everything it wanted against anyone not named Campbell this season. Unfortunately for the Tigers, it …

For Dartmouth Football, a Good Kind of Hurt

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Princeton, n.j. — Sam Farnham was standing in the Princeton stands, engrossed in the images on his phone, when he heard a familiar voice. “What’s …

Report: Free Agent LaRoche Signs Deal With White Sox

Friday, November 21, 2014

Chicago — A person familiar with the situation says free agent first baseman Adam LaRoche has agreed to a contract with the Chicago White Sox. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday night on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the deal. The …

Bruins’ Rookie Prevails in Shootout Win

Friday, November 21, 2014

Columbus, Ohio — Boston Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg figured it had to be great television after Alex Khokhlachev ended the cliffhanger with a dramatic flourish. Khokhlachev scored the winner in the seventh round of a shootout in his …

Memphis Powers Past Boston

Friday, November 21, 2014

Memphis, Tenn. — Marc Gasol matched his career high with 32 points, Zach Randolph added 16 points and 16 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Boston Celtics 117-100 on Friday night. Jon Leuer had a season-high 19 …

Rivals Lehigh, Lafayette Meet for 150th Time

Friday, November 21, 2014

New York — The memories of the last Lafayette-Lehigh game in which George Hossenlopp played still sting 50 years later. The former Lafayette quarterback was part of college football’s most-played rivalry three times, including the 100th meeting in …

Yale Advances at Kent Tournament

Friday, November 21, 2014

Kent, Ohio — Justin Sears scored 16 points and Javier Duren added 15 with eight rebounds and six assists as Yale defeated Illinois-Chicago 70-58 on Friday in the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic. Yale shot 44.2 percent from …

Sparano, Raiders Savoring Rare Moment of Success

Friday, November 21, 2014

Alameda, Calif. — Tony Sparano gathered the Oakland Raiders in a victorious locker room and praised them for sticking together through a 16-game losing streak. Left tackle Donald Penn then presented Oakland’s interim coach with a game ball …

Tourney Thriller: Adelabu’s Late Score Carries Dartmouth to Victory

Friday, November 21, 2014

By Tris Wykes Valley News Staff Writer Hanover — It’s no secret that Alex Adelabu is the offensive star for the Dartmouth College men’s soccer team, and he struck again Thursday, lifting the Big Green to a 2-1 …

H.S. Notebook: Hartford’s Brooks Is Vermont’s Top Scholar-Athlete

Thursday, November 20, 2014

White River Junction — Given his own work rarely intersects with Connor Brooks’ academic pursuits, Hartford High boys soccer coach Kevin Guilbault still finds himself impressed with what he hears about his senior striker. Others have been left …

Robust Ottauquechee Section Keeps Green Mountain Club Busy

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Wilder — With a membership base more than 300 strong, the Ottauquechee section of the Green Mountain Club is the GMC’s third-largest of 14 regional chapters. It also may be its most active. Responsible for the maintenance of …

NHL Watchdogs Keeping An Eye on Player Safety

Friday, November 21, 2014

By Michael Russo Star Tribune New York — A decade or two ago, the standard line from NHL coaches and general managers after one of their players took a dirty hit was: “We’re sending the tape to the …