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Coe-Brown Stops Lebanon Soccer in Battle of Unbeatens

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Lebanon — Lebanon and Coe-Brown entered their NHIAA Division II boys soccer showdown on Tuesday as the last undefeated squads in the league. Six minutes more, and they would have left that way, too. Isaac Nowland settled a flicked pass from his brother, Spencer, and clinked a 16-yard roller off the left goalpost at 4:09 of double overtime for the …

Local Roundup: Hanover Runners Earn Sweep

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Hanover — The Hanover High girls cross country team has been hard to beat this season. The Marauders’ home opener Tuesday was their most dominant …

Stevens Soccer Suffers First Defeat

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Claremont — There was no fairy godmother on this day. Recently, the Stevens High boys soccer team has shown a little magic, coming from two …

In Brief: Two Tied for Lead at Tour Championship

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Las Vegas — Floyd Mayweather Jr. refused to allow Marcos Maidana to turn their rematch into a brawl, boxing masterfully to win a 12-round unanimous decision Saturday night in their welterweight title fight. Mayweather remained unbeaten in 47 pro fights, drawing upon his 18 years of experience and …

US, Serbia Meet For Hoop Gold

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Madrid — After a difficult summer, the Basketball World Cup has been pretty easy for the U.S. No games have been close in the final minutes, and only one was even competitive entering the final period. This depleted …

NFL’s Week Goes From Bad to Worse

Sunday, September 14, 2014

This has been the NFL’s worst week. In the span of five days, America’s favorite sport bombarded fans with a video of one player punching his wife, details about a former MVP hitting his son with a tree …

Hawks Apologize For Racial Remarks

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Atlanta — The Atlanta Hawks released an open letter of apology to fans and city of Atlanta on Saturday, saying the organization “did not do the right thing” to correct racially inflammatory words and innuendos “over a period of years.” The apology, signed by CEO Steve Koonin, was …

Dodgers Pitcher to Get MRI

Sunday, September 14, 2014

San Francisco — Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu will leave the team and fly to Los Angeles on Monday to have an MRI on his left shoulder. The timing makes it almost certain that the 14-game winner will skip his next scheduled start. Manager Don Mattingly said it was …

Yanks Steal a Victory

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Baltimore — Chris Young stole home in his latest surprising September performance, and the New York Yankees beat AL East-leading Baltimore 3-2 Saturday, ending the Orioles’ longest winning streak of the season at six. The Yankees bounced back …

Gamecocks Hold Off Dawgs

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Columbia, s.c. — Dylan Thompson threw for three touchdowns and No. 24 South Carolina’s maligned defense stood strong on a fourth-quarter goal line stand to topple No. 6 Georgia 38-35 on Saturday night. The Bulldogs (1-1, 0-1 SEC) …

KUA Drops Opener

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Meriden — Kimball Union Academy’s boys soccer team lost its season opener on Saturday, 5-1 to Rivers School. The Wildcats’ Jack Doherty scored on a penalty kick in the first half, and keeper Max Matel made six saves. KUA visits Brewester on Wednesday. — Staff Report …

Royals Revamp Lineup, Shut Down Sox

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Kansas City, Mo. — Jeremy Guthrie retired the final 17 batters he faced, Omar Infante had three hits and drove in two runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 7-1 on Saturday night. Manager …

Local Roundup: Woodstock’s Win Streak Ends at 33

Friday, September 12, 2014

Woodstock — The streak has finally come to an end for the Woodstock Union High football team. The three-time defending Vermont Division III state champion Wasps lost for the first time in three years Friday night, falling to …