Sports

Cat-astrophe: Stunning Collapse Sinks UNH’s Dream Season

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Durham, n.h. — They led by nine at halftime. They were up 12 going into the fourth quarter. And even after their 21-18 semifinal loss on Saturday, the Wildcats had a hard time believing they let those leads, and their chance at a national championship, slip away. “I still feel like we have another game to play, and it’s just …

Boys Basketball Preview: Progress Is the Name of the Game

Sunday, December 21, 2014

For most boys basketball teams in the Upper Valley, the 2014-15 season will be about rebuilding or looking to improve on progress made last season. …

Lebanon Cruises to Doubleheader Sweep of Hanover

Friday, December 19, 2014

Hanover — Given the various options for a ballhandling guard during a three-on-one break, Lebanon High sophomore K.J. Matte chose the one on Friday night …

Guard Gone: C’s Trade Star to Mavs

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Boston — The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title. …

Penguins Win in OT

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Pittsburgh — Blake Comeau scored with 2:36 left in overtime to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Colorado Avalanche 1-0 on Thursday night. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots, registering his sixth shutout of the season just hours after …

Yale Men Slip Past Vermont

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Burlington — Matt Townsend had a hand in Yale’s last three baskets, including knocking down the game-winner from the top the key with 5 seconds left as the Bulldogs edged Vermont 57-56 on Thursday night. Townsend hit a …

Jags Win Clash of Have-Nots

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Jacksonville, Fla. — Jordan Todman juked one defender and stiff-armed another on his way to a 62-yard touchdown run that helped the Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Tennessee Titans 21-13 on Thursday night. Todman’s first carry was the biggest …

A Drive Toward Fitness: Lebanon Bus Drivers Take a Trip to the Gym

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Lebanon — School bus driving might not seem like a very physically active vocation, but it has been for the last 10 months in Lebanon. Twice per week, the city’s school bus drivers gather at CCBA’s Witherell Recreation …

Newcomer Adds to Sunapee Girls’ Success

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Newport — After reaching the New Hampshire Division IV final last winter and with much of its roster returning, it was apparent that the Sunapee High girls basketball team would be a favorite to return to the title …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Senior Earns Honor

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Lebanon — Lebanon High School senior Emily Perryman has been chosen among the top field hockey players in the United States, recognized with second-team All-American status by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association on Wednesday. A forward, Perryman landed a spot on the NFHCA second team and was …

Welcome to The Daly Show

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Head coach Mike Daly speaks with his Bantam White team during the Hanover Hockey Association’s practice on Dec. 16 at Thompson Arena. Daly is a former Dartmouth College player whose sons play on the team for the Wild. …

Kurt Busch Denies Allegations

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Dover, Del. — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch had his turn on the witness stand Wednesday and testified that he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave his motorhome the night she claims he assaulted her. Testifying at a hearing …

Recreation Briefs: Etna’s Bedford Adds More Masters Swim Records

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Boston — Etna’s Fritz Bedford added two more records — one national, one world — during a six-win visit to the New England Masteers Short Course Meters Championship last weekend at Boston University. A member of the UVRays …