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Peoples Stifles Thetford in D-III Semifinals

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Morrisville, Vt. — Scoring against quality opponents hindered the Thetford Academy girls soccer team throughout the season. Ultimately, that’s what kept the Panthers from a return trip to the Vermont Division III finals. Peoples Academy junior Charlotte Reining’s ninth-minute strike Wednesday was enough for the No. 5 Wolves in a 1-0 home win over the eighth-ranked Panthers. Thetford rallied for …

Rondo Back, C’s Win

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Boston — Rajon Rondo returned from a broken hand and had 13 points, 12 assists and seven rebounds in the season opener Wednesday night to …

Hanover Finds the Net in First-Round Win

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Hanover — If scoring was an issue for the Hanover High boys soccer team entering the defense of its NHIAA Division I championship this season, …

Jets’ GM: It’s All My Fault

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Florham Park, n.j. — John Idzik blames himself for the mess that has become the New York Jets’ season. No, the general manager isn’t happy with the job he has done. And, no, this isn’t what he envisioned …

Redskins Stun Dallas in OT

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Arlington, Texas — Colt McCoy directed Washington to Kai Forbath’s 40-yard field goal in overtime and Dallas was unable to answer after Tony Romo returned from an apparent injury, sending the Redskins to a 20-17 victory on Monday …

Lovejoy Sidelined With Broken Finger

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Anaheim, Calif. — Anaheim Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy will be out six to eight weeks after breaking his finger in a fight. The Ducks announced the extent of the Dartmouth College graduate’s injury Monday night. Lovejoy hurt his …

Kozlov Goal Sends Dartmouth Women to Victory

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Poughkeepsie, n.y. — Junior Lucielle Kozlov scored her team-best fifth goal of the season as the Dartmouth College women’s soccer team defeated Marist, 1-0, in nonconference play on Monday evening at Tenney Stadium. The win puts Dartmouth 6-4-4 overall with an Ivy League showdown set for Saturday evening …

Prospect’s Death Stuns Cards

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Mike Matheny needed some time to figure out what to say. Like the rest of the St. Louis Cardinals, the manager was leveled by the sudden death of Oscar Taveras. The Cardinals are grieving the loss of an active player for the third time in 12 years after …

Job Situation No Matter to Cubs’ Boss

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Chicago — Cubs manager Rick Renteria says he’s focusing on his job and not the possibility that he might be replaced by former Tampa Bay skipper Joe Maddon. Renteria acknowledged in a statement released through his agent on Monday that he’s aware of speculation about his job. Renteria …

Heroes, Just for One Day: Claremont Family Gets in Step for Hospital

Monday, October 27, 2014

Hanover — It was a time for heroes, super heroes and football heroes. Heroes of all genders, shapes and sizes. But one hero stood out above the rest at Sunday’s ninth CHaD Hero Half Marathon. One hero, wheeled …

For K.C., a Real Bummer: Giants a Win From World Series Title

Monday, October 27, 2014

San Francisco — With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats. The long, tall lefty kept slinging away and put the San Francisco Giants just one win from yet another championship, throwing a …

Local Roundup: Big Green Women’s Hockey Rolls in Opener

Monday, October 27, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College women’s ice hockey team opened its regular season in a big way on Sunday afternoon, routing in-state rival New Hampshire at Thompson Arena, 6-2. Junior Lindsay Allen and sophomore Kennedy Ottenbreit led the …

Barely There Bears: Brady, Patriots Trash Chicago

Monday, October 27, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — Nearly every time Tom Brady dropped back, he hit his target. In one of the best performances of his brilliant career, the New England Patriots quarterback threw five touchdown passes and completed 30 of 35 …