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Lebanon Woman, 65, Discovers Weight Lifting at the Right Time

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Lebanon — Science tells us that gravity causes small objects to be captured by larger ones, caught to orbit. But that only scratches the surface of how Lebanon’s Jane Higgins has benefited from a chance encounter with Carl Wallin. Higgins met Wallin three years ago on her first day as a Carter Community Building Association member. Wallin invited Higgins — …

No Goalie, No Chance in NHL Playoffs

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The NHL playoffs have arrived, which means it’s time for the goalies to get going. As simplistic as the adage can be, predictions of the …

Dartmouth Names New Soccer Coach

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Hanover — Ron Rainey was named Dartmouth College’s new women’s soccer coach, Director of Athletics and Recreation Harry Sheehy announced Tuesday. Rainey spent the last …

Bruins Drop Finale

Monday, April 14, 2014

Newark, n.j. — Martin Brodeur made 16 saves in what might have been his last start in a 20-year career with the Devils and New Jersey beat Boston 3-2 on Sunday as the Bruins rested many of their …

Pacers Get Closer to Top Seed in East

Monday, April 14, 2014

Indianapolis — David West scored 21 points and Lance Stephenson had his league-best fifth triple-double of the season, leading Indiana past Oklahoma City 102-97 Sunday — putting the Pacers one win away from clinching the Eastern Conference’s top seed. The Pacers (55-26) lead two-time defending champion Miami by …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Softball 12-0 in Ivies

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Hanover — Sophomore Morgan McCalmon drove home four runs on Sunday, as the Dartmouth College softball team completed a four-game sweep over Yale, with a come-from-behind win in the second game of Sunday’s twinbill. Dartmouth (23-13, 12-0 Ivy) scored all five runs in the third inning of game …

Conway Wins Wild IndyCar Race at Long Beach

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Long Beach, Calif. — Tempers flared in almost every corner of the IndyCar paddock Sunday at Long Beach, where Mike Conway was the surprise winner of a surprisingly physical race. Ryan Hunter-Reay dominated most of the race, but triggered a seven-car accident 24 laps from the finish when …

Star Third Basemen Land on DL

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Arlington, Texas — Adrian Beltre is getting some extra time to recover from a strained left quad after the Texas Rangers put their third baseman on the 15-day disabled list Sunday. The move came just before the series finale against Houston, when newly acquired right-hander Hector Noesi was …

Pacquiao Returns to the Top

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Las Vegas — The old Manny Pacquiao returned for thrilling bursts, hounding Timothy Bradley onto the ropes and battering the welterweight champion with whip-quick combinations that recalled the Pacman’s magical prime. The older Pacquiao couldn’t finish the trick, …

Chisox Win in Ninth

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Chicago — Alexei Ramirez hit a two-run homer off John Axford in the ninth inning, rallying the Chicago White Sox over the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on a rainy Sunday. The Indians scored twice in the top of the …

49ers Linebacker Arrested

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Los Angeles — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb. The 24-year-old player was randomly selected for a secondary screening at Terminal 1 and …

Spieth Had Victory ‘In My Hands’

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Augusta, Ga. — Like John Travolta’s character in Saturday Night Fever, Jordan Spieth strutted down the Augusta National practice range, one confident stride after the next. While onlookers applauded, Spieth high-fived Sean Foley, the swing coach for Justin …

Dartmouth Softball Sweeps Yale, Is Undefeated in Ivies

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College softball team is halfway home in the Ivy League race and hasn’t lost yet. The latest steps came Saturday during a doubleheader sweep of Yale and courtesy of junior Kristen Rumley and freshman …