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OK Does the Trick: Hanover Girls Soccer Blanks Lebanon

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Lebanon — The Hanover High girls soccer team showed on Friday it can dominate even without performing at its best. Lackluster at times against rival Lebanon on the road, the Marauders scored once in each half and held off the youthful Raiders to prevail, 2-0. Kelly Brigham scored a late-first-half goal and Alexi Kim added insurance on a direct kick …

First Person: On Opening Day, Recalling Clobbering Coach With a Football

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Hanover — It was a fine fall afternoon in the mid-1980s. The setting was the front edge of the home sideline at Dartmouth College’s Memorial …

Local Roundup: Yellowjackets Hit Accelerator, Bust Rutland

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Windsor — In order to take down an unbeaten team from a higher division, it doesn’t hurt to take a two-goal lead in the first …

Sox Fall; O’s, Nats Clinch

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Pittsburgh — Charlie Morton came off the disabled list to gain his first victory since July 2, and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-0 Tuesday night for their ninth win in 11 games. Sidelined since …

Dartmouth Grad Earns Major Hockey Honor

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

New York — Bill Daly, a 1986 Dartmouth College graduate, was named one of two recipients of the 2014 Lester Patrick Trophy for outstanding service to hockey in the United States, the National Hockey League announced Tuesday. Daly, a former Dartmouth football player and the current deputy commissioner …

Tanaka Likely To Start Sunday

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

St. Petersburg, Fla. — Masahiro Tanaka is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees’ rotation Sunday after an absence of more than two month. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said the Japanese right-hander tentatively is set to start against Toronto at Yankee Stadium. Tanaka will throw another bullpen session …

Local Roundup: Sharon Academy Girls Get Statement Win

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Williamstown, Vt. — The Sharon Academy girls soccer team hadn’t beaten Williamstown in coach Blake Fabrikant’s recollection. Losing his goalkeeper to an injury wasn’t supposed to make it any more likely. But when Phoenix netminder Abby Levy was …

Crompton, Woodstock Keep Strong Start Going

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Springfield, Vt. — When the weather gets colder, Alex Crompton simply gets hotter. The junior striker said he enjoyed playing in the chilly weather at Brown Field on Monday night, and his three quick goals in the first half were what sent Woodstock to a 4-0 Marble Valley …

Patriots Still Have Work to Do

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — The New England Patriots host the Oakland Raiders this week hoping to rediscover their normally potent offense. The Patriots moved to 1-1 with Sunday’s 30-7 win at Minnesota. But after the game, which saw the defense pick off four of Matt Cassel’s passes and turn …

‘I Am ... Not a Child Abuser’

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Adrian Peterson was back in the building Monday, reinstated by the Minnesota Vikings less than 24 hours after a 30-7 loss to the New England Patriots without their star running back. But Peterson, who is facing a felony charge in Texas of injuring one of his children, was …

Cards’ Matheny Can Relate to Stanton Injury

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

St. Louis — It should come as no surprise that Mike Matheny is a leading proponent of player safety, from the big leagues all the way down to T-ball. Just like Giancarlo Stanton, the St. Louis Cardinals manager was struck in the face by a pitch and felt …

‘The Field’ Not Satisfied as Chase Underdogs

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Charlotte, n.c. — AJ Allmendinger and Aric Almirola were the underdogs of the Chase, the two drivers nobody thought could win the Sprint Cup championship. They knew it, too, when they arrived in Chicago and for the first …

Pistorius Free to Compete Pending Sentence

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Stellenbosch, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius is free to compete for South Africa again, as long as his running doesn’t go against the ruling of the judge. Pistorius, who is to be sentenced next month after being found guilty in the negligent killing of his girlfriend, could compete …