Sports

Northern Rights: Big Green Clinches Division Title, Home Field in Title Series

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College softball team took care of business Saturday during its first game against visiting Harvard, then nearly staged a late comeback to pull out the teams’ second contest, despite fielding a lineup comprised mostly of reserves. The Big Green’s 1-0 victory to begin the day sewed up its third consecutive Ivy League North Division title and …

High School Track Preview: Athletes on a Race for More Titles

Sunday, April 26, 2015

In her 20th season coaching the Hartford High track and field program, Heather Scudder finally feels as though she has the numbers to compete for …

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 …

Revived A-Rod Leading Yanks’ Resurgence

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Detroit — The New York Yankees missed the playoffs the last two years while saying goodbye to a pair of greats. Mediocrity — or, worse yet, irrelevance — was a very real possibility heading into 2015. Of all …

Mets Match Record

Thursday, April 23, 2015

New York — Daniel Murphy drove in four runs and the New York Mets matched a franchise record with their 11th straight victory Thursday, walking their way to a 6-3 win over the Atlanta Braves behind Bartolo Colon. …

Cavaliers Put Celtics on the Brink

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Boston — LeBron James scored 31 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved one win away from a sweep in their first playoff series in five years with a 103-95 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night. The …

Rays Beat Sox in Ninth

Thursday, April 23, 2015

St. Petersburg, Fla. — Rene Rivera had a run-scoring single in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Thursday night. Allan Dykstra opened the ninth with a single off Anthony Varvaro (0-1). Pinch-runner Tim Beckham went to …

College Roundup: Dartmouth Runs At Penn Relays

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Philadelphia — Members of the Dartmouth women’s track & field team participated at the Penn Relays at Franklin Field on Thursday. The Big Green’s Erica Hendershot claimed 17th out of 60 runners in the 400-meter hurdles (1:02.14). Teammate Katy Sprout was 25th. In the Heptagonal section of the …

Bulls Top Bucks In Double OT

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Milwaukee — Derrick Rose scored 34 points, Jimmy Butler added 24 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 113-106 in double overtime on Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series. Butler got the second overtime off to a rousing start, intercepting …

Aim High

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Norwich Recreation lacrosse coach Chris Clapp lines up his first- and second-grade boys team for a scrimmage at the close of their practice at Huntley Meadows in Norwich on Wednesday. Valley News — James M. Patterson …

Local Roundup: Colby-Sawyer Ends 25-Game Losing Streak

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

New London —The Colby-Sawyer College baseball team broke a 25-game losing streak by winning its first game of the season Wednesday against visiting Thomas College of Maine. The Chargers, now 1-15 in North Atlantic Conference play, lost the …

It Might Be Now or Never for Celtics

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

In theory, this is where the first batches of real postseason trouble are supposed to start presenting themselves to Golden State, Cleveland and Chicago. Don’t count on it happening. The first road games of this postseason for the …

Judge OK’s Deal Over NFL Concussions

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Philadelphia — A federal judge approved a settlement agreement that is expected to cost the NFL $1 billion over 65 years to resolve thousands of concussion lawsuits. NFL actuaries estimate 6,000 of nearly 20,000 retired players to someday …