Sports

Abu Embraces His Role: KUA Graduate Earns Minutes for NC State

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Raleigh, n.c. — Gone are the days when North Carolina State freshman Abdul-Malik Abu was in a hurry when he caught the ball inside or was mentally trying to keep up with all the team’s defensive principles. The 6-foot-8 forward looks at ease and has been a major factor in the eighth-seeded Wolfpack’s push to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16. …

Sharon Rec All in Family: Potter, Relatives Settling Into New Youth Sports Committee

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Sharon — Brenda Potter is determined to make youth sports in Sharon much more functional. She’ll get plenty of help from her own family. Potter, …

Local Roundup: Unearned Runs Help Dartmouth Softball Split With Terps

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Staff Reports College Park, Md. — A pair of unearned runs in the top of the sixth inning broke a 5-5 tie and propelled the …

ECAC Puts Three Into NCAA Field

Monday, March 23, 2015

Minnesota State has received the top seed for the NCAA men’s hockey tournament, followed by North Dakota, Boston University and Miami of Ohio as the other No. 1 seeds in their respective regions. The NCAA unveiled on Sunday the 16-team field, which included six teams from the eight-team …

Keselowski Dashes to Fontana Victory

Monday, March 23, 2015

Fontana, Calif. — Brad Keselowski roared past Kurt Busch on the final lap and held off streaking Kevin Harvick to win at Fontana on Sunday, earning his first NASCAR victory of the season in a wild finish. Harvick fell just short of a three-race West Coast sweep, but …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Baseball Swept in California

Monday, March 23, 2015

Staff Reports Santa Barbara, Calif. — The Dartmouth College baseball team’s western road trip netted two more defeats on Sunday, 3-2 to Texas-Arlington and 10-1 to host UC Santa Barbara. Not terribly successful against Big Green starter Jackson Bubala in the first six innings of the opener, UT …

No. 11 Gonzaga Advances

Monday, March 23, 2015

Lexington, Ky. — Once again, Gonzaga showed that 11 is it’s favorite number. The Bulldogs advanced to the Sweet 16 for the third time in five years as an 11 after knocking off No. 3 Oregon State on the Beavers’ home court on Sunday. Gonzaga will return home …

Tampa Bay Fights Past Boston

Monday, March 23, 2015

Tampa, Fla. — Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos had a rare fight on the ice — and it hurt Boston’s playoff hopes. J.T. Brown and Anton Stralman scored 15 seconds apart soon after Stamkos got into a fight, and the Lightning stopped a 10-game losing streak against the …

Ramirez Homer Fronts Sox’ Win

Monday, March 23, 2015

Fort Myers, Fla. (ap) — Boston left fielder Hanley Ramirez blasted a three-run homer as part of a five-RBI afternoon in a 7-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. Ramirez collected more RBIs on Sunday than in his first 10 spring training games combined. He entered the …

Pistons Top Celtics in OT

Monday, March 23, 2015

Boston — The Detroit Pistons’ playoff hopes likely faded away a couple of weeks ago. They can still have a say on who might get there. Andre Drummond had 18 points and 22 rebounds, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored seven …

Swinging to Victory: Big Green Delivers KO to Harvard in OT

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse team has adopted the phrase “keep on swinging” to echo what it hopes will be a relentless approach this season. During past campaigns, it’s been the Big Green that’s mostly taken …

More Than Horseplay: New-Look GMHA Gallops Into 2015

Friday, March 20, 2015

South Woodstock — With springtime coming soon to the Upper Valley, the Green Mountain Horse Association picked a fitting time to welcome its new executive director — and to announce plenty of new events for the 2015 horseback …

Love or Hate Them, Huskies Rule Roost

Friday, March 20, 2015

Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies have turned women’s college basketball into their own showcase. Over the past two decades, the Hall of Fame coach and his players have been the face of the sport, winning nine championships …