Sports

Ready to Run: After Many Years, Boston Remains Unique for Hartland Resident

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hartland — It was a busy workday for Peg Sullivan at Mt. Ascutney Hospital on April 15, 2013. When she got home, she opened her personal email to find it packed with frantic inquiries from friends and relatives asking if she was all right. That was how she heard about the horror on Boylston Street. She let them know she …

Dartmouth Baseball’s Division Rivals Bracing for a Familiar Ending

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hanover — If it’s mid-April, you know baseball coaches at Harvard, Yale and Brown are shaking their heads in frustration. Some day, some way, won’t …

KUA to NCAA: Former Wildcats Make Their Mark in Playoffs

Friday, April 17, 2015

Boston — The NCAA men’s hockey postseason was filled with Kimball Union Academy alumni this spring. From Division III Trinity College’s first-ever NCAA national championship …

So Far, So Good: After Last Year’s Struggles, Engineers Roll in Opener

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

North Haverhill — The Woodsville High baseball team is looking to turn things around after winning just a couple of games last season, and the Engineers had a good start Wednesday. In a five-inning game cut short by …

Recreation Briefs: Lady Mountaineers Undefeated in AAU Tournament

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Brattleboro, Vt. — The Lady Mountaineers, a U13 girls AAU basketball squad consisting of sixth- and seventh-grade players from Newport, Sunapee and Claremont, ran the table with four victories in as many games to win its division of …

Local Roundup: Raiders Roll Past Pembroke in Opener

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Pembroke, n.h. — Once acclimated to actually playing outside on an actual field, the Lebanon baseball team erupted for 10 runs in the final two innings to beat host Pembroke 10-3 on Wednesday afternoon. After a long, cold winter that has led to zero outdoor practices so far …

Phelps Aims for Return at 2016 Olympic Games

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

An emotional and rejuvenated Michael Phelps confirmed Wednesday what the swimming world had long assumed — he’ll try to add to his record total of 22 Olympic medals at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. Phelps made his Olympic intentions clear the day before his return to …

In Brief: U.S. Beats Mexico by Familiar Score

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

San Antonio — Stanford sophomore Jordan Morris scored early in the second half in his first start for the U.S. national team, Juan Agudelo added his first international goal in four years and the Americans dispatched Mexico by …

Bruins GM Ousted

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Boston Bruins fired general manager Peter Chiarelli on Wednesday, days after missing the playoffs for the first time in eight years and just four seasons after the franchise won its first Stanley Cup title since 1972. The …

Sox Can’t Sweep Nats

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Boston — The questions about Boston’s starting rotation have surfaced already. Wade Miley became the second straight starter to struggle, allowing seven runs in just 2 1⁄ 3 innings in his Fenway Park debut. Washington’s 10-5 win Wednesday …

Trout Leads Angels

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Arlington, Texas — Mike Trout had three hits, scored twice and drove in a run to back another win in Texas for Hector Santiago as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Rangers 10-2 in a series finale Wednesday. …

Isles Crunch Caps

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Washington — Brock Nelson, Josh Bailey, Ryan Strome and the New York Islanders showed that experience is not required for playoff success. Each of those three young forwards scored in the postseason for the first time, with Nelson …

Celts Top Bucks in Finale

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Milwaukee — Gigi Datome scored 22 points, including two key buckets in the final 3 minutes, and the Boston Celtics ended the regular season with their sixth straight win following a 105-100 victory Wednesday night over the Milwaukee …