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Hanover Brings the Fun in Rout of Lebanon

Friday, April 24, 2015

Lebanon — There were plenty of days — heck, even weeks — in the not-so-distant past when the Hanover High softball team didn’t score double-digit runs. Not so Friday, as the visiting Marauders pounded arch-rival Lebanon, 17-5, at Kenneth Devins Memorial Field. Amara Nichols belted a three-run home run, two doubles and had five RBIs to lead Hanover, which improved …

Commentary: Shunned Stars Belong in Hall

Friday, April 24, 2015

Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens deserve their plaques in Cooperstown. While we’re at it, so does Pete Rose. Bonds’ criminal conviction stemming from baseball’s shameful …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Baseball Scores in Bunches

Friday, April 24, 2015

Manchester, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High and Burr & Burton Academy softball teams were immersed in a relatively low-scoring game on Friday — that …

Scioscia: Hamilton Close to Reporting to Camp

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Anaheim, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton is close to reporting to extended spring training in Arizona. Hamilton, who has been recovering from surgery on Feb. 4 to repair the AC joint in his right shoulder, was visited by manager Mike Scioscia in Houston last …

Cardinals Senior Does It All in Win Over Yellowjackets

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Windsor — Following his six-inning no-hitter in Tuesday’s season-opening, 19-0 rout of Windsor, it didn’t take long for Stevens senior Chase Hussey to determine his favorite personal accolade from the game. It wasn’t the no-no, nor his 14 …

Big Green Lacrosse Soars Over River Hawks

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse team won easily against UMass Lowell on Tuesday night but may have suffered a disheartening loss during its 18-9 victory at Scully-Fahey Field. With roughly three minutes remaining in the rout, …

Local Roundup: Hanover Lacrosse Gets Best of Maine Foe

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hanover — Goalie Zander Lingelbach-Pierce had five saves, including one in the final 10 seconds Tuesday to thwart the visiting Yarmouth Clippers, 8-7, in the continuation of an interstate rivalry that has the teams traveling back and forth. …

In Brief: Pats Will Host Steelers in Season Opener

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

New York — Among the Patriots’ rewards for winning the Super Bowl is hosting the season opener. This opposition this year is another team with championship pedigree: the Pittsburgh Steelers. New England and Pittsburgh will begin the NFL season on Thursday night, Sept. 10 with a game matching …

Wings Take Lead Over Lightning

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Detroit — Petr Mrazek made 22 saves for his first postseason shutout, and Pavel Datsyuk, Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening scored for Detroit in a 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night that gave the Red Wings a 2-1 lead in their playoff series. The …

LeBron, Cavaliers Take Command

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Cleveland — LeBron James scored 30 points, Kyrie Irving added 26 and the Cleveland Cavaliers finally shook off Boston in the fourth quarter, beating the Celtics 99-91 on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their opening-round …

Red Sox Blank Rays

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

St. Petersburg, Fla. — Wade Miley and four relievers combined on a four-hitter and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of an error to beat Chris Archer and the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 on Tuesday night. Miley (1-1) …

Wizards Make Raptors Vanish

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Toronto — John Wall had 26 points and 17 assists, Bradley Beal scored 28 points and the Washington Wizards beat the Toronto Raptors 117-106 on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. Marcin Gortat scored 16 points, Otto Porter had 15 and Paul …

119th Boston Marathon

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Boston — Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013. He didn’t have much time to celebrate. A few hours after Desisa broke the tape on Boylston Street on Patriots’ Day, two bombs near the finish line …