Sports

Blazing New Trails: Additions to Claremont Park Slated for Spring

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Claremont — Work is expected to begin next spring on construction of nearly three miles of new trails on a variety of terrain in Moody Park. The upgrade is based on recommendations from a trail building and maintenance company hired by the Parks and Recreation Department. The proposal from Sinuosity, of Morrisville, Vt., would add six new trails of varying …

Dartmouth’s ‘War Horse’ Eyes an Elusive Podium Finish

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Copper Mountain, Colo. — The end of a ski season usually brings another surgery for Andrew Weibrecht followed by weeks and weeks of recovery. No …

Pack’s Goal: Stop Gronk

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Green Bay, Wis. — Micah Hyde has seen the film of New England’s Rob Gronkowski, and he is understandably impressed. The Green Bay Packers safety …

Switzerland Cops Cup

Monday, November 24, 2014

Lille, France — Roger Federer defeated Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the first reverse singles match Sunday as Switzerland took an unassailable 3-1 lead against France to win the Davis Cup final. The 17-time Grand Slam champion gave Switzerland its first title in the team competition and …

Celtics Latest Bump in Blazers’ Streak

Monday, November 24, 2014

Boston — LaMarcus Aldridge likes the attitude the Portland Trail Blazers have during this winning streak. Aldridge had 20 points and 14 rebounds, reserve Chris Kaman scored 16 points and the Trail Blazers extended their streak to seven …

Gasol Double-Double Puts Grizzlies Past Clips

Monday, November 24, 2014

Memphis, Tenn. — Marc Gasol had 30 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 107-91 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night. Gasol was 13-of-18 from the field as six Grizzlies reached double figures. Courtney Lee added 13 points for Memphis, which …

Rangers Put Brakes on Canadiens

Monday, November 24, 2014

New York — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 21 shots for his fourth shutout, Martin St. Louis had a goal and assist, and the suddenly stingy New York Rangers routed the NHL-leading Montreal Canadiens 5-0 on Sunday night. Lundqvist, who …

Sorry, No Sharing: Big Green Drubs Princeton but Ivy Championship Escapes

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Princeton, N.J. — The Princeton Stadium worker was storing coolers and other pieces of football-related equipment in a closet under the stands Saturday when his chin rose and he sniffed the air outside the visitors’ locker room. “Victory …

Injuries, Miscues Doom Newport Bid for State Crown

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Durham, n.h. — The Newport High football team did virtually everything it wanted against anyone not named Campbell this season. Unfortunately for the Tigers, it was another dose of heartache against the Cougars on Saturday in the NHIAA …

For Dartmouth Football, a Good Kind of Hurt

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Princeton, n.j. — Sam Farnham was standing in the Princeton stands, engrossed in the images on his phone, when he heard a familiar voice. “What’s the score?” Dartmouth quarterback Dalyn Williams asked. Farnham, a Dartmouth graduate and friend …

Butcher Your Own Deer? He’ll Show You How

Sunday, November 23, 2014

By Dennis Anderson (Minneapolis) Star Tribune Kerry Swendsen is evangelistic in his message to deer hunters: You can butcher your own deer. And save money in the process. And be assured the venison you and your family eat came from the deer you shot. Swendsen, who has decades …

Early Taste of the Season

Sunday, November 23, 2014

By Marty Basch Special to the Valley News It is a tradition that is carved out before the turkey hits the table, and most skiers and riders have yet to schuss down paths of man-made mountain gold. On …

Fore for Two

Sunday, November 23, 2014

New Hampshire high school golf teams have the advantage of an entire summer to get their games tuned up for the fall season. Then it’s a one-month dash for a championship. Out of four NHIAA Divisions, Hanover and …