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Macoma High School soccer coach Ryan Limero gives instruction on corner kicks to his team during practice in Canaan, N.H., Thursday, August 27, 2015 before their season opener against Hillsboro-Deering Friday. Limero, a third grade teacher at Enfield Village School, is coaching his first season for Mascoma.  (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Ready to Coach

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Macoma High soccer coach Ryan Limero gives instruction on corner kicks to his team during practice in West Canaan on Thursday before today’s season opener against Hillsboro-Deering. Limero, a third-grade teacher at Enfield Village School, is coaching his first season for Mascoma. Ryan played his secondary school soccer at the Dublin School. He played at Elmira College and captained the …

‘Chocolate Thunder’ Darryl Dawkins Dies

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Darryl Dawkins was once summoned in the Philadelphia 76ers’ locker room to come meet a celebrity who wanted to meet the man known for dunking …

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to …

In Brief: Packers Lose Star WR for Season

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Green Bay, Wis. — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury. Nelson, one of the top targets for NFL MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers, was injured Sunday in …

Jamaican Gives Clinic At Worlds

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Beijing — They both lifted their arms to celebrate before the finish line. For Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in the 100 meters, this was no big deal. There was so much daylight between Fraser-Pryce and the runner-up, the Jamaican could …

Patriots Welcome Veteran Wideout

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Foxborough, Mass. — New England Patriots players are looking forward to having veteran wide receiver and former rival Reggie Wayne on their team. “He’s a good player. He’s played at a high level for a long time,” fellow …

JPP Will Return to Giants Before Opener

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Giants still do not have an RSVP from JPP, but one report indicates that the defensive end will arrive at the team’s facility prior to the Sept. 13 regular-season opener. The NFL Network cites several sources who say Jason Pierre-Paul is “progressing very well” in his rehab …

Bowling Green Won’t Go Down

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

South Williamsport, Pa. — Eli Burwash scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the fifth inning then earned the save pitching as Bowling Green, Ky., avoided elimination Monday at the Little League World Series by beating Taylors, S.C., 4-3. Bowling Green will play today night against Bonita, …

Yankees Place Veteran Pitcher Sabathia on Disabled List

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

New York — CC Sabathia was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right knee inflammation that could end his season. New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Monday there is no timetable for the big left-hander’s return, and he kept open the possibility that the 35-year-old Sabathia …

Castillo, Kelly Lead Red Sox

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Chicago — Rusney Castillo homered and drove in a career-high five runs, Joe Kelly won his fifth straight outing and the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Monday night. Kelly (7-6) allowed five hits …

A Boost at Boot Camp: Piermont Woman Helps Others Get Fit

Monday, August 24, 2015

West Fairlee — Looking back on the six years or so since committing herself to a healthier lifestyle, Brandi Bissonnette wishes she’d had more group support to help guide her along. Now 100 pounds lighter and a certified …

Royals Reverse Red Sox

Monday, August 24, 2015

Boston — Mike Moustakas kept fouling off good pitches. He finally saw one he could handle and didn’t miss it. Moustakas’ two-run double capped a wild four-run ninth inning that carried the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals to an 8-6 comeback victory over the Boston Red Sox on …

Buckeyes Draw the Bull’s-eye

Monday, August 24, 2015

Ohio State is the first unanimous preseason No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll. The defending national champion Buckeyes received all 61 first-place votes from the media panel in the rankings released Sunday. TCU is No. …