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Oxbow QB Gains Valuable Experience at Development Camp

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — For someone too young for a driver’s licence, Tristan Longmoore sure knows how to get around. Longmoore, 15, recently returned from Towson, Md., where he was one of about 200 athletes invited to play in the USA National Football Development Games at Towson University’s Unitas Stadium. A sophomore-to-be and quarterback at Oxbow Union High, it’s Longmoore’s second …

Stevens Football Player Comes With a Unified Message

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Castleton, Vt. — At its essence, the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl is less about a football game between Vermont and New Hampshire high school seniors …

Run Ends for Post 22 Juniors

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Manchester — The Lebanon Post 22 junior American Legion baseball team experienced a walk-off ending Wednesday during the state semifinals at Manchester’s Gill Stadium. Unfortunately …

It’s Gordon’s Day

Monday, July 28, 2014

Indianapolis — With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line Sunday, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago. Gordon nailed the final restart of the race — no given because restarts have been …

Group Work

Monday, July 28, 2014

By Howard Ulman AP Sports Writer Foxborough, Mass. — The downpour began as practice was about to end for the Patriots on Sunday. It was nothing like the conditions in Arizona where four New England defensive backs had …

Hall Induction Humbles Baseball Greats

Monday, July 28, 2014

Cooperstown, n.y. — Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even …

Yankee Fan Returns Red Sox Title Ring

Monday, July 28, 2014

New York (ap) — A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan. Manhattan restaurant owner Luigi Militello could hardly believe it when he found the shiny 2013 championship ring …

Padres’ Kennedy to Miss Start With Oblique Strain

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Associated Press Atlanta — Padres right-hander Ian Kennedy will miss his scheduled start against the Braves tonight due to a left oblique strain. Manager Bud Black says converted outfielder Jason Lane will be recalled from Triple-A El Paso to make the fill-in start. Black says Kennedy suffered …

Lebanon Post 22 Juniors Pull Out American Legion Victory

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Manchester — The heckling came early and often from the Sweeney Post 2 dugout Saturday during the New Hampshire Junior American Legion baseball state tournament at Gill Stadium. Barking dog imitations. Various jungle hoots. Personal insults. By game’s …

At Tommy Keane Invitational, Youth Nips Age Every So Often

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Hanover — Thetford’s Chris Lincoln has been pairing up with former Middlebury College soccer teammate Jay Harvey for a handful of years in the Tommy Keane Invitational, and in Friday qualifying they carded a 71 to earn a berth in the championship flight for the first time. That …

‘I’ve Always Known Where My Place Is’

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Washington — For some 30 glorious seconds on the afternoon of April 24, 1989, Jay Gruden — quarterback out of the University of Louisville — was a New York Giant. Or at least he was in his mind. …

Gadgets, Gear and Lots of Cool and Fancy Things for Outdoorsmen to Enjoy

Sunday, July 27, 2014

By Susan Cocking The Miami Herald Fishing kayaks with motors; lures that change color with different water temperatures; sonar fish-finders you cast like a bobber; and multiple variations of the popular bass frog. These were among the new products on display at the 2014 ICAST Show in Orlando, …

A Heavenly Little Climb

Sunday, July 27, 2014

By Marty Basch Special to the Valley News Such a view. Sure, we shlepped and shvitzed, and those low-elevation bugs made us crazy enough to wear mosquito netting for a spell, but soon enough we felt overheated and …