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Wilder Resident Returns to Guam to Join National Team

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Norwich — For years, Guam native Kristin Thompson has been working to promote and enhance girls soccer. Every once in a while, she still gets to play — at a very high level. Thompson, 28, is returning this summer to the Guam national women’s team to compete in an international tournament for the 10th time with the East Asian Football …

New Oxbow Coach Gets Assist From Spouse

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Donna Hatch never saw herself as a high school sports coach, but there she was Wednesday, not only leading the Oxbow Union …

Local Roundup: Raiders Match ’13 Win Total

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Lebanon — Freshmen Nate Perkins, Nate Gariepy and Caleb Broughton might not have known what they were getting themselves into when they landed spots on …

Mets Silence Atlanta on Granderson RBI in 14th

Monday, April 21, 2014

New York — Slumping newcomer Curtis Granderson hit a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning and the New York Mets outlasted the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep. David Wright had four hits and …

A Timeless Passion: Age Means Nothing to These Hanover Marathoners

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Hanover — Mike Gonnerman blames The Washington Post. His wife, Betsy, blames herself. Living and working in the nation’s capital at the time, Mike Gonnerman read an author’s account in the Post of running in the Marine Corps …

Gilbert Wins By TKO

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Windsor — Windsor boxer Chris Gilbert improved to 11-0 as a professional Saturday night, earning a technical knockout victory over Eddie Soto early in the fourth round at Windsor Recreation Center. After a back-and-fourth opening round, Gilbert, a 29-year-old welterweight, knocked Soto down four times — twice in …

Basics Hard To Come By For Big Green

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Hanover — Throw and catch. You can’t win a lacrosse game without doing both successfully, which mostly explains why the Dartmouth College men’s team fell to visiting Pennsylvania, 9-3, on Saturday. The result dropped the Big Green to …

New Coaches, Same Goals For Raiders, Marauders

Sunday, April 20, 2014

The Lebanon and Hanover outdoor track and field teams have for many years been steadfast contenders in New Hampshire Class I/Division II. This season, both the Raiders and Marauders will have to do it with new coaches. Lebanon’s …

Tell-Tale Sign Of New Season: ‘The Gobble’

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Dallas — One of the neatest sounds of spring is the reverberating “gobble, gobble, gobble” call of a male turkey. Wild turkeys occasionally make the gobbling call outside of breeding season. For the most part, gobbling is a spring serenade. To reveal their location to any breeding hens …

Hope Springs on Wisconsin River

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Along the Brule River, Wis. — We could have come back to the Brule just for the bald eagles. Or the deer. Or the Canada geese. Or the ducks. Or the steelhead. Or the two otters. Or the sleepy bear. Any of those would have been enough. The …

A Joy to be Back on the Mighty Mississippi

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Spring had been planned by ticking off the days until sap ran. Somewhere in the middle of this, or around it, rivers would break free of ice, or warm up, and fishing dates were on the calendar. This …

Upper Valley Marathon Runners Defiant, Determined in Return to Boston

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Rain or shine, cold or heat, wind or calm, Tim Downes expects to spend a little more time than usual on Monday morning looking around the Hopkinton, Mass., green at tens of thousands of fellow runners, maybe greeting …

Marathon Memory: A Reporter Reflects

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Forgive me for starting this story — my story — in my head, three miles into a 10-mile run on a frosty Good Friday morning. I need the endorphins for this one, the way some writers need nicotine …