Sports

Giving Water to Fitness: Woodsville Man Hopes ‘H.A.T.S.’ Can Be Right Fit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newbury, Vt. — A former granite industry business owner who now runs his own health and fitness center, Gary Goodwin has always considered himself a self-starter. Now the 70-year-old is hoping to start something he feels would be benefit the area greatly. Goodwin is pursuing the construction of a nonprofit water therapy and swimming center in the Woodsville-Wells River area, …

High School Notebook: Oxbow Stars Get Noticed at Summer Showcases

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Ah, summer. When a young man’s fancy turns to thoughts of sprint passes, dig routs and other things football. For the past few summers, Oxbow …

Brady to Battle NFL; Kraft Wishes He Had

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Foxborough, Mass. — Tom Brady took the fight over his “Deflategate” suspension to social media and federal court on Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner …

Pointed in the Right Direction

Monday, July 27, 2015

With the yellow jersey of Great Britain’s Chris Froome joining the pack, surviving cyclists pass the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Sunday during the final stage of the Tour de France. The race, which began with nearly 200 …

Busch Continues His Revival

Monday, July 27, 2015

Indianapolis — Kyle Busch’s incredible comeback rolled through Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday for a weekend sweep at the historic track. Busch missed the first 11 races of the season with a …

Papi, Sox Get Message

Monday, July 27, 2015

Boston — David Ortiz homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to an 11-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday night. Ortiz, who had two three-run homers and an …

Kansas City Adds Cueto

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Associated Press Kansas City, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals acquired Johnny Cueto in a trade with Cincinnati on Sunday, sending three prospects to the Reds for a legitimate ace for the front of their beleaguered rotation. …

MacDonalds Take Another TKI Title

Monday, July 27, 2015

Hanover — Peering over a cliff at dust raised by the distant Union Pacific Railroad posse they couldn’t shake, a disbelieving Butch Cassidy asks the Sundance Kid in their eponymous Western, “Who are those guys?” When Nick and Shane MacDonald galloped out to a huge early lead and …

Froome Rides Into Paris, Caps a Trying Tour

Monday, July 27, 2015

Paris — All for one, one for all, and all bathed in yellow. Arms over each other’s shoulders, linked together in a long line of happiness, Tour de France winner Chris Froome and his teammates pedaled slowly over …

Touchline, Lebanon To Semifinals

Monday, July 27, 2015

Henniker, n.h. — Jonah Levine headed home a centering pass from Tim Alibozek in the final minute of the first half, breaking a 2-2 tie and sending Touchline Boys SC to a 7-2 win over Pembroke in a New Hampshire Soccer Conference Division IV quarterfinal on Sunday. Levine …

Mexico Wins Gold Cup

Monday, July 27, 2015

Philadelphia — Andres Guardado scored his fourth goal of the knockout rounds, not needing a penalty kick this time, and Mexico won its seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title Sunday with a 3-1 victory over upstart Jamaica. Jesus Corona and Oribe Peralta added goals as El Tri scored twice …

Gaining Steam: Hartford Rides Big First Inning to Another Tourney Win

Friday, July 24, 2015

Castleton, Vt. — Riding a first-inning wave that resembled a figurative tsunami, the Hartford American Legion baseball team walloped the Colchester Cannons, 16-9, Friday during Vermont state tournament play at Castleton University. The visitors scored 11 times with …

In Brief: Norwich’s Wheating Wins Pan Am Gold

Friday, July 24, 2015

Toronto — Norwich native and Kimball Union Academy graduate Andrew Wheating raced to a gold medal in the 1,500 meters at the Pan Am Games on Friday in Toronto. Wheating finished in 3 minutes, 41.41 seconds, just ahead …