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Raising the Flag of Football

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

By Poody Walsh Valley News Correspondent Claremont — Nothing has changed. Nate Duford is still throwing long touchdown passes to his twin brother, Josh. Only now, instead of teaming up to put points on the board for Stevens High School, the duo are putting on a show for “The Show” Sunday mornings in the Twin Valley Flag Football League. While …

Mascoma Run to Benefit Ed Kehoe Family

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

By Greg Fennell Valley News Sports Canaan — A lot of people remember Ed Kehoe for his success as a girls basketball coach at three …

Chiefs Dismantle Patriots

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

By Dave Skretta AP Sports Writer Kansas City, Mo. — Jamaal Charles proved he is back to full speed for the Kansas City Chiefs. Tom …

Army, Yale Renew an Ancient Rivalry Today

Saturday, September 27, 2014

New Haven, Conn. (ap) — Army visits the Yale Bowl for the first time in 26 years today to renew a rivalry that once helped determine the best team in college football. This season, the Black Knights (1-2) needed a waiver from the NCAA to play the game …

Europeans Seize Control After Day 1

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Gleneagles, Scotland — The start of this Ryder Cup was a lot like how the last one ended. European blue filled the scoreboard Friday afternoon at Gleneagles with strong finishes that Europe is renowned for in these matches. …

Celtics’ Rondo Sidelined With Broken Left Finger

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Boston — The Boston Celtics rebuilding project suffered a major setback when four-time All-Star Rajon Rondo underwent surgery Friday for a broken left finger. The Celtics said the point guard is expected to miss six to eight weeks …

Rival Tight Ends Have Much in Common

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Kansas City, Mo. — Travis Kelce snagged the pass from Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith. He raced toward the sideline and then turned up field, diving from about the 4-yard line and just nicking the pylon. The 20-yard touchdown …

Oxbow Football Earns First Win

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Springfield, Vt. — Finally, something to put in the win column. Oxbow Union High scored four second-half touchdowns to break away from a 6-6 halftime tie Friday night in a 30-12 win over Springfield. It was a game that was a bit hard to figure as both programs …

Jeter Sits, Yankees Beat Sox

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Boston — Derek Jeter took the night off after his emotional final home game and watched a bunch of New York Yankees rookies beat a group of Boston Red Sox rookies 3-2 on Friday. Watching from the dugout, …

Royals in the Playoffs

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Chicago — Kansas City’s long postseason drought is over. The Royals clinched a playoff spot for the first time in 29 years, beating the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Friday night behind seven scoreless innings from Jeremy Guthrie. …

Lyons Roars Again: Ex-Dartmouth Coach Leads UNH’s Defense

Friday, September 26, 2014

For John Lyons, like all football coaches, film study is just a part of the job. The lonely, darkened room highlighted by the repetitious, soundless forward and reverse of little figures on a small screen. Day after day, …

Local Roundup: Stevens Soccer Rallies Past Sunapee in Thriller

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Sunapee — The Stevens High girls soccer team was hoping to get the second half of its regular season off to a strong start Thursday night against rival Sunapee on the road. The Cardinals accomplished that in about …

New England Ski Areas Unite, Offer Discounts

Friday, September 26, 2014

Lyme — Dartmouth Skiway this week announced a partnership with five other independent ski areas called the “Freedom Pass,” which allows skiers to purchase discount season passes for all six locations. Dartmouth Skiway Marketing Coordinator Ben Craig said that the pass was an effort on the part of …