Sports

Sunapee Rallies Past Littleton to Reach Final

Monday, March 2, 2015

Holderness, n.h. — A frayed, yellow piece of polyester rope might seem like a strange thing for a basketball coach to remove from his pocket in the immediate aftermath of a pulsating playoff win, but consider the symbolism. “It’s like we’re hanging off a cliff and we’re all holding on, and all that’s pulling us up toward a championship is …

Everyone Pitches In as Wasps Reach Title Game

Monday, March 2, 2015

Barre, Vt. — The stranger showed up at Woodstock Union High School in the fall, trying to get used to a new rural setting after …

King Of Pins: Stevens Bowler Celebrates State Title

Monday, March 2, 2015

Claremont — Stevens High senior Chase Hussey believes his role as a closer for the Lebanon Post 22 American Legion baseball team last summer was …

Striving to Preserve: Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Revived at 25

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Kansas City, Mo. — It’s easy “to fall in love with the romanticism” of the Negro Leagues, Bob Kendrick said. And the vibrant cast and vivid tales have been not merely preserved, but animated, by the efforts of …

Former NFL Players Put Trust in ‘The Trust’

Sunday, March 1, 2015

New York — Approaching the end of his dozen seasons as an NFL quarterback, Charlie Batch felt comfortable about moving on to another career. He’s a rarity. Batch, other players, their union and the league itself recognized the …

College Roundup: Big Green Hoop Sweeps Cornell

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Hanover, n.h. — Junior Lakin Roland finished with 17 points and sophomore Fanni Szabo had 16 as the Dartmouth College women’s basketball team defeated Cornell, 54-35, on Senior Night at Leede Arena. Sophomore Katie Vareika chipped in nine …

White Sox Ace Out 3 Weeks

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Glendale, Ariz. — Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale is out for at least three weeks after breaking a bone in his right foot in what the team described as an accident at home. Sale was unloading the back of his truck, general manager Rick Hahn explained Saturday. …

New England/Ivy Basketball: Crimson Tames Lions

Sunday, March 1, 2015

New York — Wesley Saunders scored 21 points and the Harvard men rebounded from a loss at Cornell to beat Columbia, 80-70 Saturday night and set up a first-place showdown at home against Yale in the penultimate Ivy League game Friday night. Harvard (20-6, 10-2) owned sole-possession of …

In Brief: Kearney Ears Fourth Victory of Season

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Tazawako, Japan — On a snowy day in Japan, Norwich’s Hannah Kearney claimed her fourth World Cup win of the 2015 season early Saturday, besting Japan’s Junko Hoshino and Canada’s Audrey Robichaud. Jeremy Cota earned his first men’s World Cup podium of the season, finishing second behind Canada’s …

B’s Scare Off Coyotes

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Boston — Milan Lucic, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand each had a goal and an assist, helping the Boston Bruins send the Arizona Coyotes to their ninth straight loss, 4-1 on Saturday night. Zdeno Chara added a power-play goal …

High Schools: Sharon Boys Sink Cabot

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Sharon — The Sharon Academy boys basketball team came out pressing and running, soared to a 27-7 first-quarter lead and glided to a 78-32 win over Cabot in the quarterfinals of Vermont’s Division IV tournament on Saturday night. Sharon, seeded third, plays Twinfield in the next round in …

Stolen Race Car Found in Suburban Atlanta

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Hampton, Ga. — The No. 44 race car returned to its NASCAR shop in North Carolina on Saturday after it was recovered along a remote road in suburban Atlanta, apparently abandoned by the thieves who stole it from a hotel parking lot. While the discovery didn’t occur in …

Ex-Knick Anthony Mason Dies

Sunday, March 1, 2015

New York — Anthony Mason’s game was grit over glitz, more force than flash. That may not fit some New York stereotypes, but it was the perfect style for the Knicks of the 1990s, and made the rugged …