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Lebanon's Corinne Kennedy attempts a jump for the high jump at the  NHIAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships in Hannover, N.H., on Feb. 7, 2016. Kennedy did not clear the bar on this jump.  (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)
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The Merchants of Menace: Twin Sisters Guide Lebanon Girls to Third at State Meet

Monday, February 8, 2016

Hanover — Twin sisters Kath and Kim Merchant have always joined one another for many of the same extracurricular activities. The list of common accomplishments now includes significant contributions at an indoor track and field state championship meet. The sophomore duo took the first two places in the shot put Sunday at Dartmouth College’s Leverone Field House, giving the Raider …

Punked Panthers: Denver’s Defense Provides Manning Storybook Win in Likely Last Game

Monday, February 8, 2016

Santa Clara, Calif. — Peyton Manning got his second Super Bowl ring. Now he can ride off into the sunset a winner. But it was …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Skiers Run Carnival Streak to Two

Monday, February 8, 2016

Craftsbury Common, Vt. — The Dartmouth College ski team won its second consecutive meet of the Northeast carnival season, earning 3-4-7 finishes from the men’s …

Analytics Idea Wins Super Bowl Tickets

Saturday, February 6, 2016

San Francisco — A 30-year-old logistics and operations worker from Seattle has won a Super Bowl technology contest that earned him $50,000 and tickets to the game. Colin Edwards’ idea, called “PlayerMetrics,” was selected Friday by Microsoft over two other submissions. Edwards works for Alexander Exhibit, an engineering …

Net Loss: Once-Powerful Dartmouth Women Struggle on the Ice

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Hanover — The last time the Dartmouth College women’s hockey team won a game, Ben Carson was a relevant presidential candidate, gasoline cost more than $2 per gallon and rock singer Scott Weiland was still alive. The Big …

A Happy Return for Former Oxbow Player

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Playing in her former team’s home gym Thursday night was a strange experience for Thetford Academy junior Dahlia Klarich. Yet thanks to those around her on the Panthers’ girls basketball team, transitioning from Oxbow Union …

Local Roundup: MVCS Girls Soar Over Cabot in Rematch

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Cabot, Vt. — This wasn’t supposed to happen. Perhaps not in Perry Seale’s mind, at least. The Mid Vermont Christian School girls basketball team dropped a 16-point decision in Quechee to Cabot in December, and since that loss, the Huskies have thrown themselves into the upper half of …

Hartford, Woodstock Hoop Teams Fight Cancer

Thursday, February 4, 2016

White River Junction — The Hartford High and Woodstock High boys basketball programs will unite for a common cause tonight when they stage a Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser during their doubleheader at Hartford High School. The teams will be accepting donations at the door and will also raise …

In Brief: Driver Stewart Sidelined

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Charlotte, n.c. — Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle. Stewart-Haas Racing said the three-time NASCAR champion sustained a “burst fracture of the L1 vertebra” when he crashed on an ATV Sunday. He …

Bruins’ Spooner Sticks Fork in Sabres

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Buffalo, n.y. — Ryan Spooner scored in regulation and the shootout to lead the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Brad Marchand helped Boston erase a two-goal deficit, and Tuukka Rask …

Spurs Star Out at Least a Month

Thursday, February 4, 2016

San Antonio — Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is out for at least a month after surgery Thursday for a testicle injury he suffered during the team’s win over New Orleans earlier this week. Ginobili was injured with 2:26 remaining in the game Wednesday night. New Orleans forward Ryan …

Big Risk, Big Reward: Broncos’ Hire of Kubiak Works Out

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Santa Clara, Calif. — It’s hard to know who took the bigger risk. Was it the team, the Denver Broncos, who were hiring a coach with recent health problems and a penchant for not maxing out talent? Or …

USSF Moves to Seal Suit

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The U.S. Soccer Federation’s original lawsuit against the union for its champion women’s national team has been sealed after the governing body realized it had disclosed the home addresses and email accounts of many players. A day after the original complaint was filed, the USSF filed a motion …