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Wilder Resident Returns to Guam to Join National Team

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Norwich — For years, Guam native Kristin Thompson has been working to promote and enhance girls soccer. Every once in a while, she still gets to play — at a very high level. Thompson, 28, is returning this summer to the Guam national women’s team to compete in an international tournament for the 10th time with the East Asian Football …

New Oxbow Coach Gets Assist From Spouse

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Donna Hatch never saw herself as a high school sports coach, but there she was Wednesday, not only leading the Oxbow Union …

Local Roundup: Raiders Match ’13 Win Total

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Lebanon — Freshmen Nate Perkins, Nate Gariepy and Caleb Broughton might not have known what they were getting themselves into when they landed spots on …

Bruins Sting Wings: Aggression Pays Off As Boston Gets Even

Monday, April 21, 2014

Boston — The Boston Bruins struck back, leaving the Detroit Red Wings black and blue and all tied up. The Wings were run aground in Game 2, undone by gaffes, undermined by tempers and bad defense and an …

Run to Recover: Marathon Opens Field to Those Seeking Closure

Monday, April 21, 2014

Boston — “I need to run.” The messages started arriving just hours after the bombings, pleading for an entry into the 2014 Boston Marathon. For months the calls and emails continued, runners begging for an opportunity to cross …

Security at the 118th Boston Marathon

Monday, April 21, 2014

Some of the security measures in place for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon today: — More than 3,500 police officers — double the usual number — will be out along the 26.2-mile course, including undercover officers with special training. — At least 100 strategically positioned video …

Boxer ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dead at 76

Monday, April 21, 2014

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters. For 19 long years, the prizefighter was locked in …

Dartmouth Women’s Golf Nips Hawks

Monday, April 21, 2014

Bloomfield, Conn. — Senior Sarah Knapp shot a 7-over-par 79 at Tumblebrook Country Club to lead the Dartmouth College women’s golf team to a three-stroke victory in a dual match against Hartford on Sunday. Jane Lee followed up with an 8-over 80 for Dartmouth. Savannah Grice and Tara …

Kuchar Comeback Nets Golf Win at Hilton Head

Monday, April 21, 2014

Hilton Head Island, s.c. — Matt Kuchar overcame a four-stroke deficit to finally finish on top, his stunning chip-in on the 18th hole giving him a 64 and a victory at the RBC Heritage on Sunday. Kuchar was four shots behind Luke Donald at the start but had …

Habs One Win From Grounding Lightning

Monday, April 21, 2014

Montreal — Tomas Plekanec scored at 5:43 of the third period and the Montreal Canadiens moved one win away from advancing to the second round of NHL playoffs with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on …

Same Old, Same Old for Champs

Monday, April 21, 2014

Miami — Each of the last two Miami championship runs has been highlighted by moments where a sharpshooter enters a game and immediately provides a surprise spark. James Jones got his turn Sunday. And the lift he brought, …

Ailing Sager Gets Props From ‘Pop’

Monday, April 21, 2014

San Antonio — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he looks forward to sideline reporter Craig Sager’s return, saying, “I promise I’ll be nice.” TNT’s Sager is missing the NBA playoffs as he undergoes treatment for leukemia. So his son, Craig Sager Jr., filled in for Sunday’s …

Sox Win on Error in 9th

Monday, April 21, 2014

Boston — Dustin Pedroia scored from third on left fielder David Lough’s throwing error with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 comback win over Baltimore Orioles on Sunday night. Jonny …