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Soaked, and Satisfied: Newport Football Cruises Past Mascoma

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Newport — To keep the football somewhat dry Saturday, officials at the contest between Newport High and Mascoma draped a white towel over the pigskin between plays. With three or four of the zebras huddled nearby and staring downward, the area had a crime-scene feel. All that was needed was a couple old-time photographers competing for a flash-bulb shot of …

Windsor Football Marches Past Oxbow

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Windsor — The Windsor High football team used ball control and a potent ground game to defeat Oxbow 33-13 on Saturday at MacLeay-Royce Field. “We …

Celaya’s Big Boot Lifts Hanover Football

Friday, September 12, 2014

Hanover — Moises Celaya’s parents didn’t allow him to play a position other than kicker for the Hanover High football team this season, fearing their …

Floor Hockey Gets Grown-Up Treatment

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Lebanon — One of the most popular grade-school physical education activities has found an adult-league niche in the Upper Valley. The Upper Valley Floor Hockey began its second season Wednesday at the Carter Community Building Association’s Witherell Center …

Dartmouth Women’s Soccer Left With Nothing to Show

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Hanover — We’ve all experienced the sort of shadow-motion stalemate staged by the Dartmouth College and Albany women’s soccer teams Wednesday night at Burnham Field. Perhaps you’re in a grocery store aisle, a narrow hallway or out on the sidewalk. You move to one side at the same …

Source Says Rice Video Sent to NFL in April

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Atlantic City, n.j. — A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while Commissioner Roger Goodell has insisted the league didn’t see the violent …

Recreation Briefs: WNHTRS to Honor Denning at Sept. 20 Lost-a-Lot

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Lebanon — The Lost-a-Lot Trail Race on Sept. 20, the final event of the 10-stop Western New Hampshire Trail Running Series, will also double as a memorial to the life of series founder Chad Denning, who died unexpectedly on Sunday at the age of 39 while hiking on …

In Brief: Hawks Cancel Meeting With Civil Rights Leaders

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Atlanta — The Atlanta Hawks cancelled a scheduled meeting between their CEO and city civil rights leaders Wednesday, prompting one of the group’s leaders to say his community was greatly offended. The Rev. Markel Hutchins said the meeting with CEO Steve Koonin was called off “at the last …

Former Teammates Face Off

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Eden Prairie, Minn. — Take away the supermodel wife, the Ugg boots commercials and the three Super Bowl trophies. Take away the two MVP awards and the guest appearances on Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons. Take Tom …

Pedroia Done for Season

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Boston — The postseason hopes for the World Series champion Boston Red Sox have all but faded away. Now, Dustin Pedroia’s season is over, too. Red Sox manager John Farrell said the star second baseman will have season-ending …

Stevens Field Hockey Earns Another Shutout

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Claremont — Patty Deschaine would like to make a habit of running 100 yards after each game. The Stevens High field hockey coach told her players any time they shut out an opponent, she would run the length of the field. So after Wednesday’s 4-0 shutout of Conant, …

More Than Rice: Other NFL Players Face Domestic Abuse Issues

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Charlotte, n.c. — Carolina Panthers Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy has been convicted on two counts of domestic violence and is still playing. Ray McDonald, of the San Francisco 49ers, also remains active while he is being …

France Upsets Spain in Quarterfinals

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Madrid — France upset Spain 65-52 in front of its stunned fans in the quarterfinals of the Basketball World Cup on Wednesday. After dominating its first six games and blowing out France by 24 points in the group phase, Spain appeared to be the main candidate to dethrone …