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Burr & Burton Growls Over Hartford Soccer

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

White River Junction — After its latest loss to Burr & Burton Academy on Tuesday, the Hartford High girls soccer team may be tempted to begin conceding the first goal of the game to the Bulldogs. The Hurricanes struck with a goal in the second minute — the third time in four games against the Vermont Division I powerhouse in …

Local Roundup: Hartford Field Hockey Spreads the Wealth

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

White River Junction — Four different goal scorers helped the Hartford High field hockey team earn a 4-1 win over visiting Windsor on Tuesday afternoon. …

Windsor Soccer Outlasts MSJ in OT

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Windsor — There’s only one stat that means anything. On Tuesday, Mount St. Joseph’s girls soccer team had a decisive 16-9 advantage in shots on …

Special Olympians Ride Horseback

Monday, September 29, 2014

Hope Dufty, 9, of Norwich, raises her blue ribbon for the obstacle course event during the equestrian competition of the Special Olympics Upper Vally Regional Fall Games at the Dartmouth Riding Center in Hanover on Sunday.Valley News — …

Tigers Wrap Up AL Central Title

Monday, September 29, 2014

The Associated Press Detroit — David Price pitched Detroit to its fourth straight AL Central title with the type of performance the Tigers acquired him for, taking a shutout into the eighth inning of a 3-0 victory over …

Cardinals Take Title

Monday, September 29, 2014

The Associated Press Cincinnati — The Pirates couldn’t stop Cincinnati’s Johnny Cueto, who drove in the go-ahead run and got his 20th victory on Sunday, a 4-1 win that gave the NL Central title to the St. Louis Cardinals and forced Pittsburgh to settle for a wild card. …

Zimmermann Throws a Nats No-No

Monday, September 29, 2014

By Howard Fendrich AP Sports Writer Washington — Jordan Zimmermann pitched the first no-hitter for the Washington Nationals, the gem preserved when defensive replacement Steven Souza Jr. made a diving catch in left field for the final out …

Niners Topple Eagles

Monday, September 29, 2014

The Associated Press Santa Clara, Calif. — Frank Gore caught a career-best 55-yard touchdown and ran for 119 yards in his first 100-yard game this year, leading the San Francisco 49ers past Philadelphia 26-21 on Sunday to hand …

Teamwork Boosts Europe to Ryder Cup Win

Monday, September 29, 2014

By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer Gleneagles, Scotland — The tone was set by Rory McIlroy, the best player in the world. The winning shot came from Jamie Donaldson, a Ryder Cup rookie. Europe added another layer to …

Sox Drop Finale in Jeter’s Farewell, 9-5

Monday, September 29, 2014

Boston (ap) — One year after celebrating a World Series championship on the Fenway field, the Boston Red Sox were merely extras in the Derek Jeter farewell tour. With the last-place Red Sox long-since eliminated — and the Yankees out of the playoff picture, too — Jeter picked …

Gordon In Control At Dover

Monday, September 29, 2014

The Associated Press Dover, Del. — Jeff Gordon won the third race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship for an automatic spot in the 12-driver field that advanced to the next round. Gordon was in control in the closing laps Sunday at Dover International Speedway and …

Bowled Over: No 4 UNH Dismantles Dartmouth Football

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Durham, n.h. — It’s leaf-peeper season in New England and the Dartmouth College football team drove through vibrant foliage Saturday en route to its nonconference game at New Hampshire. Hours later, the Big Green got an up-close look …

Gray Matter: Thetford Soccer Shuts Out Rivendell

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Thetford — Experienced in many sports, Brandon Gray has learned that an aggressive approach can lead to success no matter what the game. It’s helped him lead the Thetford Academy boys basketball team in scoring each of the …