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Nicole Tully, center, edges out Abbey D'Agostino, right, and Marielle Hall to win the 5,000-meter at the U.S. Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., Sunday, June 28, 2015. Hall finished second and D'Agostino took third. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Down to the Wire

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Top: Nicole Tully, center, edges out former Dartmouth College runner Abbey D’Agostino, right, and Marielle Hall to win the 5,000-meter run at the U.S. Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., on Sunday. D’Agostino, who won a combined seven NCAA track and cross country championships for the Big Green, took third in 15 minutes, 6.59 seconds. Tully won in 15:06.44, …

Local Roundup: Touchline 5 Blanks Windsor

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Norwich — Dominick DaCruz scored three first-half goals as Touchline 5 defeated Windsor SC 7-0 in a New Hampshire Soccer Conference boys match on Sunday at Norwich’s Huntley Meadows. Henry Kahl assisted on all of DaCruz’s goals. Seth Stadheim scored twice, and Williams Campbell and Ben Ralston-Daniel added single goals. Sam Pych added an assist. Sawyer Hanlon was in goal for Touchline, which …

Summer’s Fine for Topwater Action

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Some days on the water are just perfect. Like the recent afternoon I spent on Highland Lake in Andover, N.H. Highland is at the southern end of what I call “the other Lakes Region.” Starting at Lake Morey and Lake Fairlee in Vermont, the stretch also includes Mascoma, Crystal, Sunapee, Little Lake Sunapee, …

N. Haverhill Resident’s Memoir an Enjoyable Trip Through Rural New England

Saturday, June 27, 2015

“Behind Badge 32” by Charles E. Barry; Bondcliff Books; 236 pages; $19.95 North Haverhill — Transcribed by his wife, Becky Barry, from audio recordings of his own spoken stories, Charlie Barry’s Behind Badge 32 contains examples of Northern …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Alums Shine at USATF Meet

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Eugene, Ore. — Former Dartmouth standout and All-American Sean Furey, who graduated in 2004, won his third title in the javelin Thursday night at the 2015 USA Track & Field Outdoor Championship. Furey wasn’t the only former Big Green student-athlete to punch his ticket to the IAAF World …

‘Ugly’ Victory for Post 22

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — Early in Friday’s game against visiting Milford, Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior player Bryar Rouillard produced a prodigious belch while leading off first base. The Stevens High graduate promptly excused himself, but he and his …

UVSSF Inching Closer to Whaleback Target

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Enfield — The nonprofit Upper Valley Snow Sports Foundation is nearing its target goal of raising $50,000 by Tuesday. If it meets that goal, the organization will receive $100,000 from an anonymous donor who offered a two-for-one challenge …

Tired of Stinky Greens? These Putts Might Be the Cure

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Fresh off the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in the Pacific Northwest, the pros had a lot to say about the conditions of the greens. Basically, they said the greens stink and were too bumpy. We all experience …

Outdoor Notes: New Adventures at Mount Sunapee

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Newbury, n.h. — Mount Sunapee Resort’s Adventure Park is beginning to evolve in new ways. The still-developing Evolution Bike Park on Sunapee’s south peak features a mile-long trail known as the Dirt Serpent, an “S”-shaped route resort staff …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Top Stitch Edges Windsor

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Meriden — Lebanon Top Stitch Embroidery fought off a spirited Windsor comeback on Wednesday night on the way to a 3-2 victory in a NHSC boys soccer inter-divisional game at Plainfield School. John Moorehead’s unassisted strike in the 27th minute put Division V Top Stitch (1-1) on the …

Strrrrrr-etch!

Monday, June 22, 2015

Lebanon Post 22’s Scott Smith, center, stretches during his team’s warmup before their senior American Legion baseball home game against Bedford at Lebanon High School on Monday. Bedford won, 14-6.Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Post 22 Drops Home Game

Monday, June 22, 2015

Lebanon — Bedford scored eight unanswered runs in the last four innings to snap a 5-all tie and defeat Lebanon Post 22 14-6 in American Legion baseball action on Monday at Lebanon High. Bedford laid down seven bunts as it used small-ball tactics to defeat Lebanon. Lebanon’s Tanner …

A Time to Run, a Time to Play

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Derek McCowan, of Waltham, Mass., plays with his son Hal, 3, in Colburn Park after running in the 12th Annual Skip Matthews Memorial Run in Lebanon on Sunday. McCowan has spent nearly every Father’s Day at “Skip’s Run” …