Sports

Giving Water to Fitness: Woodsville Man Hopes ‘H.A.T.S.’ Can Be Right Fit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newbury, Vt. — A former granite industry business owner who now runs his own health and fitness center, Gary Goodwin has always considered himself a self-starter. Now the 70-year-old is hoping to start something he feels would be benefit the area greatly. Goodwin is pursuing the construction of a nonprofit water therapy and swimming center in the Woodsville-Wells River area, …

High School Notebook: Oxbow Stars Get Noticed at Summer Showcases

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Ah, summer. When a young man’s fancy turns to thoughts of sprint passes, dig routs and other things football. For the past few summers, Oxbow …

Brady to Battle NFL; Kraft Wishes He Had

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Foxborough, Mass. — Tom Brady took the fight over his “Deflategate” suspension to social media and federal court on Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner …

Mexico Wins Gold Cup

Monday, July 27, 2015

Philadelphia — Andres Guardado scored his fourth goal of the knockout rounds, not needing a penalty kick this time, and Mexico won its seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title Sunday with a 3-1 victory over upstart Jamaica. Jesus Corona and Oribe Peralta added goals as El Tri scored twice …

Gaining Steam: Hartford Rides Big First Inning to Another Tourney Win

Friday, July 24, 2015

Castleton, Vt. — Riding a first-inning wave that resembled a figurative tsunami, the Hartford American Legion baseball team walloped the Colchester Cannons, 16-9, Friday during Vermont state tournament play at Castleton University. The visitors scored 11 times with …

In Brief: Norwich’s Wheating Wins Pan Am Gold

Friday, July 24, 2015

Toronto — Norwich native and Kimball Union Academy graduate Andrew Wheating raced to a gold medal in the 1,500 meters at the Pan Am Games on Friday in Toronto. Wheating finished in 3 minutes, 41.41 seconds, just ahead …

Keane Family Tree Has Many Branches

Friday, July 24, 2015

Hanover — It’s challenging enough for those with the last name Keane to keep it all straight. Good luck to everyone else playing in the Tommy Keane Invitational golf tournament who tries to sort out the family tree sprouting from the namesake of the celebrated Hanover Country Club …

Frog Legs Tonight? Catch ‘em First

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Jefferson County, Kan. — Josh Hackathorn and Kyle Markham, avid hunters for all things with a season, have weathered many elements and challenges. For pheasants, they’ve battled through Conservation Reserve Program grasses so high and thick they wouldn’t …

Kayakers Invade Pennsylvania for Fishing Tournament

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Last spring Noah Heck was about to launch his kayak at North Park Lake. I was right behind him with my son, nervously putting mine in the water for the first time. A new member of Kayak Anglers …

Ozarks Ready For Dry Weather

Sunday, July 26, 2015

This is the story that won’t go away. Ever since early May, the Ozarks have been under water. Heavy rains keep dumping on southern Missouri and northern Arkansas, swelling reservoirs, rivers and trout parks, and leading to headaches for fishermen, boaters and campers. The statistics are mind-boggling. Since …

Pedro’s Day Is Here: Martinez Part of Star-Studded Hall Class

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Pedro Martinez received word of his future on Nov. 18, 1997. As he expected, the Montreal Expos were trading him. What he didn’t expect was that his destination was Boston. Performing for the last-place Expos in the anonymity …

Tackling Down Under: Hartford Lineman Makes Unusual Pit Stop on Way to Shrine Game

Sunday, July 26, 2015

White River Junction — Any way you look at it, Tayler Larmie has come a long way to reach this year’s Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl high school all-star football game. He didn’t take up the sport until his …

Edwards Beats Hometown Favorite for Indy Pole

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Indianapolis — Carl Edwards will be on the pole for the Brickyard 400, where passing could be at a premium today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Edwards turned a lap at 183.484 mph Saturday to move to the top …