Sports

Hanover Boys Hockey Turns the Page

Thursday, December 18, 2014

West Lebanon — They heard their names. They saw their history. Now it’s time to write a story of their own. The Hanover High boys hockey team, along with the Marauders’ female counterparts, received a significant honor in late October when the two programs were recognized for their collective achievements by the New Hampshire Legends of Hockey. Over eight decades …

High School Hockey Preview: Marauders Hope to Add to Trophy Case

Thursday, December 18, 2014

It’s pretty good being a Hanover High hockey player these days. A program that has produced eight NHIAA boys state championships and another six for …

Local Roundup: Woodsville Coach Tops Old Team

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Woodsville — First-year Woodsville High girls basketball coach Russ Wilcox once again bettered a former team. The Engineers rallied to knock off visiting Rivendell, 43-35, …

Voynov Will Face Felony Charges

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Los Angeles — A judge says Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov should stand trial on a felony domestic violence charge. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Hector M. Guzman ruled there was enough evidence again Voynov to allow the case to proceed. Guzman issued his ruling Monday after …

NCAA Boss, Freeh, State Officials May Get Penn St. Trial Call

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Harrisburg, Pa. — The head of the NCAA, Penn State’s former president and former FBI director Louis Freeh are among those who could take the stand in three weeks when a lawsuit brought by two Pennsylvania officials goes to trial. A joint pretrial statement filed Friday said the …

Okafor Helps Duke Past Elon

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Durham, n.c. — Jahlil Okafor had a season-high 25 points and set a Duke freshman record with 20 rebounds in the second-ranked Blue Devils’ 75-62 victory over Elon on Monday night. Amile Jefferson added 13 points on 6-of-7 shooting and Justise Winslow had 12 points for Duke (9-0). …

Celts Extend 76ers’ Misery

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Philadelphia — Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens might talk to Kelly Olynyk about playing hard before every game. Olynyk scored a career-high 30 points after a pep talk from his coach, leading the Celtics to a 105-87 victory …

Not Throwing in the Towel: Lebanon’s Filiano Still Has Big Competitive Plans as Dartmouth Senior

Monday, December 15, 2014

Hanover — As Dominic Filiano has gotten older and grown over the years, Dartmouth College’s Leverone Field House has been one of his primary sanctuaries. Since his freshman year of high school, the track and field throwing specialist …

Big Green Hockey Drubs Sacred Heart

Monday, December 15, 2014

Hanover — Several large bags of bagels rested on a counter outside the Sacred Heart men’s hockey locker room Sunday at Thompson Arena, the fodder of pre- and postgame snacks for the Pioneers. However, once Dartmouth heated up …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Krass Third at Dew Tour Slopestyle

Monday, December 15, 2014

Breckenridge, Colo. — She keeps sounding like she’s surprised. The recent record, however, says that nothing Hanover’s Julia Krass has accomplished on snow lately should be shocking at all. The 17-year-old made the podium in her first freeskiing start of the season on Saturday, claiming third place in …

UNH, UVM Prove Victorious

Monday, December 15, 2014

Durham, n.h. — Tanner Leissner had a career-high 21 points and New Hampshire scored 10 straight in the final three minutes to pull ahead of Colgate for a 63-57 win on Sunday. Joe Bramanti’s layup with 1:07 left gave the Wildcats (6-3) the lead for good at 57-55. …

Playoff Castoffs: Let It Go

Monday, December 15, 2014

OK, it happened. On college football’s biggest and (I hesitate briefly here) “best” stage ever, Baylor and TCU were ying-yang stuffed by a 12-member national committee of, so they say, unbiased observers. OK, I still like the committee concept and, really, I still like this committee, although I …

Hats, T-Shirts for Everybody

Monday, December 15, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — Tom Brady was upset that his New England Patriots hardly looked like a division champion in the first half. So upset that the slow-footed quarterback made a rare scramble for a first down that sparked …