Sports

KUA to NCAA: Former Wildcats Make Their Mark in Playoffs

Friday, April 17, 2015

Boston — The NCAA men’s hockey postseason was filled with Kimball Union Academy alumni this spring. From Division III Trinity College’s first-ever NCAA national championship three weeks ago to both sides of last Saturday’s Division I Frozen Four final in Boston, the event programs’ player biographies were dotted with Wildcat paw prints. D -I runner up Boston University included four …

Local Roundup: Newport Softball Walks Off in Opener

Friday, April 17, 2015

Newport — With no seniors on their roster this season, the Newport High softball team will have to rely on the young’uns to get victories …

Red Sox Win in Ninth

Friday, April 17, 2015

Boston — Xander Bogaerts blooped a winning single with one out in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox won a game that included …

Sox Bats Nosh on Nats

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Boston — Mookie Betts took away a two-run homer with a leaping catch. He stole two bases on the same pitch. Then he hit a three-run homer. All in the first two innings. Boston’s athletic, young leadoff hitter …

New London Man to Mets’ Owners: Hit the Showers

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

New York — A group of New York Mets fans has its own slogan this season, a message directed at the club’s owners. When the team arrived at Citi Field for Monday’s home opener, it was greeted by …

Bruins Under Review

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Boston — The Boston Bruins aren’t used to cleaning out their lockers so early in the year. For the first time in eight seasons, they missed the playoffs even though their 96 points were the most ever by …

Penguins Weather a Storm

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The first time the Pittsburgh Penguins were forced to play with just five defensemen, Ben Lovejoy logged upward of 27 minutes of ice time. That, the Dartmouth College graduate joked, would have been the equivalent of time amassed …

Blackhawks Expect Kane Back for Playoffs

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Chicago — Center Brad Richards is ready to go. Same for defenseman Kimmo Timonen. And superstar forward Patrick Kane isn’t far behind. Not only does Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville expect his star right wing to play in Chicago’s opening-round playoff series against the Predators, Kane might be ready …

Hill Remembered Where She Made 1st Hoop

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Cincinnati — Lauren Hill’s gray, metal casket was wheeled into the 10,000-seat basketball arena and placed at the spot where she made her first basket only five months ago. No more perfect place to remember her. The 19-year-old …

Great Danes Double Dartmouth

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Staff Reports Albany, n.y. — Rachel Bowles scored six times to power No. 18 Albany to a 10-5 nonconference women’s lacrosse win over Dartmouth at John Fallon Stadium on Monday. A physical affair that saw 58 fouls and seven yellow cards between the two teams turned on Bowles’ …

Windy City Windfall: Celtics Qualify for Playoffs

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

New York — Nikola Mirotic scored 26 points, Pau Gasol had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls clinched home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs with a 113-86 victory Monday night over the Brooklyn Nets. Chicago’s win also guaranteed a postseason berth for …

Royals Remain Perfect

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Minneapolis — The Kansas City Royals became the only unbeaten team in the majors as Danny Duffy pitched into the seventh inning and Kendrys Morales homered in a 12-3 romp over Minnesota, spoiling the Twins’ home opener Monday. …

Queens Buzzing for Harvey’s Return

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

New York — Coming up at Citi Field, the night New York Mets fans have eagerly anticipated for more than a year and a half: Matt Harvey back on the mound in Queens. Harvey is set to make …