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Local Roundup: Hanover Skiers Shine

Friday, January 30, 2015

Waterville Valley, n.h. — The Hanover High boys and girls alpine ski teams each triumphed Friday during three-way meets at Waterville Valley Resort. Only the giant slalom event was held because of poor conditions. Hanover’s Conner Austin won the boys competition, followed by teammates David Stocken in second, Allessandro Vastoni in fourth and Finn Higgins in fifth. Lebanon’s Will Patch …

Ex-Seahawk Tries to Turn the Tables

Friday, January 30, 2015

Phoenix — Brandon Browner has L.O.B. inked on his arm, a tribute to his days in Seattle’s “Legion of Boom” secondary. Now, the punishing New …

Stevens Girls Crush Hillsboro

Friday, January 30, 2015

Claremont — Girls basketball at Hillsboro-Deering High School has been going through a transition period that has seen the school go from a state champion …

Snowbound Solitude

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Bennett Freidberg, of Canaan, left, takes advantage of untouched powder and falling snow to ski under the chair lift at the Whaleback Ski Area in Enfield on Tuesday. Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Goalie Legend Brodeur to Retire

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Martin Brodeur, the Hall of Fame-bound goaltender who played seven games with the St. Louis Blues after 21 seasons with the New Jersey Devils, will announce his retirement Thursday. The club confirmed the news Tuesday, also acknowledging that …

Healthy Gronkowski Is ‘Ready to Roll’

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Phoenix — Rob Gronkowski’s ankle is fine. So are his forearm and knee. He’s way past those injuries that ruined his last three postseasons. You can’t even hurt his feelings. So when Seattle nickel back Jeremy Lane says, …

New England Firing Led Carroll to Reinvent Self

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Phoenix — Looking back at the championships he won at Southern Cal and the Super Bowl title a season ago with Seattle, Pete Carroll can see exactly where the foundation for all that success was built. The 2000 …

Jet-Setters Pack Ariz. Airports

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Phoenix — For some travelers visiting Arizona for the Super Bowl, the trip may be just as memorable as the game. Hundreds of luxury jets will arrive at the eight airports around metropolitan Phoenix by kickoff Sunday, adding to the thousands of flights expected over the weekend. The …

Woods Ready for Phoenix, and That’s the Tooth

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Scottsdale, Ariz. — Tiger Woods was all smiles Tuesday — and with a full set of teeth. Woods gave a play-by-play account of how his front tooth was knocked out in Italy on Jan. 19 while celebrating girlfriend …

Keys Dismisses V. Williams From Open

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Melbourne, Australia — American teenager Madison Keys overcame a left thigh injury to beat Venus Williams 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 at the Australian Open on Wednesday, ensuring there would be no Williams sisters semifinal. The 19-year-old Keys will play …

Cavs Streak to 7th Straight Win

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Auburn Hills, Mich. — Kyrie Irving matched his season high with 38 points and LeBron James added 32 to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to their seventh straight victory Tuesday night, 103-95 over the Detroit Pistons. The Cavs avenged a 23-point home loss to Detroit late last month. That …

Isles Exert Superiority

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Uniondale, n.y. — Jaroslav Halak stopped 40 shots, falling 8.1 seconds short of his second consecutive shutout of the New York Rangers, and the Islanders beat their biggest rivals 4-1 on Tuesday night in their return from the …

Local Roundup: Stevens Grabs Unified Hoop Victory

Monday, January 26, 2015

Claremont — Tyler Erickson had 24 points to lead the Stevens High unified basketball team over Hanover on Monday night, 38-32, at Carr Gymnasium. Walter Mosenthal had 16 points for Hanover (0-4), which also received eight from Brandon …