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Juniors Taste Sweet Victory

Monday, July 28, 2014

By Tris Wykes Valley News Staff Writer Manchester, n.h. — Two dozen doughnuts, please. The Lebanon Post 22 junior American Legion baseball team will be needing them Tuesday. Spurred on by circular pastry and a dominating pitching performance from Stevens High’s Bryan Rouillard, Post 22 eliminated Salem Post 63 from the state tournament losers’ bracket at Gill Stadium Sunday, 9-3. …

MacDonalds Rule at TK Invitational

Monday, July 28, 2014

By Bruce Wood Special to the Valley News Hanover — After Nick MacDonald’s birdie on the 17th hole clinched the 39th Tommy Keane Invitational championship …

Lebanon Post 22 Seniors Eliminated

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Nashua, n.h. — In some ways, Lebanon Post 22 coach Rob Woodward was happy to look back following his team’s 11-4 elimination loss to Manchester’s …

Furyk Ties Record, Shares Montreal Lead

Monday, July 28, 2014

Montreal — Two-time winner Jim Furyk birdied two of his last four holes Friday in the Canadian Open to match the Royal Montreal record at 7-under 63 and tie Tim Petrovic atop the leaderboard. The 44-year-old Furyk, the 2006 winner at Hamilton and 2007 champion at Angus Glen, …

Trade Surprises Morales

Monday, July 28, 2014

Seattle — Kendrys Morales has rejoined the Seattle Mariners and says he’s surprised to be back with his former team. Morales was set to bat cleanup as the designated hitter Friday night at home against Baltimore. The Mariners got Morales from Minnesota on Thursday in a trade for …

Tampa Tempers Red Sox

Monday, July 28, 2014

St. Petersburg, Fla. — David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays are on quite a roll. Price won his sixth start in a row, Evan Longoria hit a three-run double, and the Rays earned their eighth straight victory by beating the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Friday night. …

Nationals Keep Reds Reeling

Monday, July 28, 2014

Cincinnati — Denard Span matched Cincinnati’s hit total with his four singles, and Tanner Roark allowed only three singles over seven innings Friday night, leading the Washington Nationals to a 4-1 victory that extended their surge and the …

Montoya Back at Indy, Intent on Getting Win

Monday, July 28, 2014

Indianapolis — Juan Pablo Montoya is back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — one night only, an encore of sorts, in a guest-starring role for Team Penske. The Colombian is entered in the Brickyard 400 for the explicit purpose …

Ichiro HR Boosts Yanks

Monday, July 28, 2014

New York — Ichiro Suzuki homered for the first time since last August, prolonging extended slumps against the New York Yankees for Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays. Suzuki hit a go-ahead, three-run shot in the third …

FIFA Rejects 2018 Cup Move

Monday, July 28, 2014

Geneva — FIFA rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament “can achieve positive change.” Some lawmakers in Germany want the hosting rights reviewed because of Russia’s alleged involvement in shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last week. Political pressure on …

Dover Drops Lebanon in Jr. Legion Opener

Monday, July 28, 2014

Manchester — Steve Cerrone is a talented wrestler, but it was he and his Lebanon Post 22 Junior American Legion baseball teammates who were dropped Friday. Facing Dover Post 8 in the opening game of the state tournament …

Gronkowski Excited, Cautious About Return

Monday, July 28, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — Rob Gronkowski ran short routes, caught passes and jogged back to the line of scrimmage. He didn’t cut sharply, run hard at defensive backs or participate in 11-on-11 drills. The oft-injured tight end for the …

Post 22 Seniors Fall in Extras

Monday, July 28, 2014

Nashua, n.h. — Ryan Corderio delivered Mike Wasserman with a 12th-inning sacrifice fly as Dover Post 8 handed Lebanon Post 22 its first loss of the New Hampshire Senior American Legion state tournament on Friday, 2-1, at Holman Stadium. The defeat sends Post 22 (15-5) to a losers’ …