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Raising the Flag of Football

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

By Poody Walsh Valley News Correspondent Claremont — Nothing has changed. Nate Duford is still throwing long touchdown passes to his twin brother, Josh. Only now, instead of teaming up to put points on the board for Stevens High School, the duo are putting on a show for “The Show” Sunday mornings in the Twin Valley Flag Football League. While …

Mascoma Run to Benefit Ed Kehoe Family

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

By Greg Fennell Valley News Sports Canaan — A lot of people remember Ed Kehoe for his success as a girls basketball coach at three …

Chiefs Dismantle Patriots

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

By Dave Skretta AP Sports Writer Kansas City, Mo. — Jamaal Charles proved he is back to full speed for the Kansas City Chiefs. Tom …

Bradley, Lefty Sit

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Gleneagles, Scotland — The tee shots were in play, and Phil Mickelson strode down the first fairway in the Ryder Cup like he has done so many times before. He was in full uniform. He wore golf shoes. And he inserted earphones to listen to the radio coverage …

Pirates Get Slammed

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Cincinnati — The Pittsburgh Pirates’ NL Central chances were hurt when Todd Frazier had a tying two-run homer in the seventh inning and Ramon Santiago hit a grand slam in the 10th, powering the Cincinnati Reds to a …

Jeter Cheered, Sox Roll

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Boston — Joe Kelly walked to the back of the pitcher’s mound to give the Fenway crowd a chance to cheer for Derek Jeter. Then he wanted to get him out. Kelly struck Jeter out in his first at-bat Saturday, then gave up an infield chopper to the …

Kurt Busch Has Chase Hopes on the Line

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Dover, Del. — Kurt Busch looked around and saw NASCAR’s biggest stars crowding his car. Dale Earnhardt, Bobby Labonte, Dale Jarrett all zooming past Busch and giving the rookie driver a reality check — his racing heroes from TV were now his toughest competitors on the track. “I …

College Football: Aggies Rally Past Hogs

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Arlington, Texas — Kenny Hill threw for 386 yards and four touchdowns, with a 25-yarder to Malcome Kennedy on the first play of overtime, and Texas A&M rallied from a two-touchdown deficit to beat Arkansas 35-28 on Saturday. …

Goodell Visits Domestic Violence Hotline

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Austin, Texas — Facing criticism about the handling recent abuse cases, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell paid a visit Saturday night to the headquarters of the National Domestic Violence Hotline. “Doing the work, as they say,” was all Goodell would say when as he and several league officials walked …

Dartmouth’s Captain Video a Master Behind The Camera

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Hanover — Dylan Moye is decidedly behind the scenes for the Dartmouth College football team. However, the 2010 Mascoma High graduate’s work for the program as its first-year video coordinator is front and center when it comes to …

Mill River Grinds Down Woodstock Football

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Woodstock — Football teams that force four turnovers win games. Football teams that can’t move the pigskin much more than the length of a field over four quarters don’t. Count Woodstock’s 25-13 loss to Mill River at James McLaughlin Field on Friday night plenty of the former, but …

Diamondbacks Fire Manager Gibson

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Phoenix — The Diamondbacks fired manager Kirk Gibson three years after he won the NL’s manager of the year award for leading Arizona to the playoffs. The Diamondbacks are assured of at least a tie for the worst record in the majors this season, having lost 96 games …

Stewart Glad for Support From His NASCAR Family

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Dover, Del. — Tony Stewart’s walk back to his motor home was halted by a pair of old friends. Two longtime NASCAR participants stopped Stewart not far from his car for a lengthy chat in the Dover garage. …