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High school Stars of the Day

Drew Kalil, Bishop Brady boys' baseball, 5 IP, one earned run, 8 strikeouts; 2 hits, RBI in 6-5 win Jake Nelson, Hopkinton baseball, 9 strikeouts, 2 hits allowed in 6 innings; 3-for-5, 2 2Bs, 3B, 3…

Today at 12:24AM
High school Athlete of the Season for boys' indoor track

BRENDAN POLICHRONOPOULOS School: Merrimack Valley High Honors: The senior won the 600 at the Division II championships and also helped MV finish second in the 4x800 relay, leading the Pride to a fourth-place…

Today at 12:21AM
Rangers score three in third, top Flyers in opener, 4-1

Brad Richards and Derek Stepan scored power-play goals 47 seconds apart in the third period, and the New York Rangers beat Philadelphia, 4-1, in the playoff opener last night to stretch their home-winning…

Today at 12:21AM
Active Outdoors: Join the club for more fun

If I could give you just one piece of advice in hopes that you would get outdoors more often and have more fun this summer (and all year long, for that matter) it would be this: Join a club. Now, I'm not…

Today at 12:21AM
Headlines from around the world in sports

BASEBALL Affidavit: Smuggler threats follow Puig MIAMI - Court documents in Miami said the smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats…

Today at 12:21AM
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

JV results The Hopkinton JV baseball team (1-0) defeated Conant, 7-3. Tucker Windhurst (2-for-4, RBI), Ben McManus (1-for-4, two RBI) and Riley McNicholas (2-for-4, RBI) led the offensive attack. McManus…

Today at 12:21AM
Fisher Cats lose opener of long road trip, 4-1 to Mets

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats were shut out until there were two outs in the ninth inning and opened a seven-game road trip with a 4-1 loss to the Binghamton Mets last night. Fisher Cats starter Scott…

Today at 12:21AM
CFL's Montreal Alouettes sign Chad Johnson to 2-year contract

MONTREAL - Former NFL star Chad Johnson is heading to the Canadian Football League. The 36-year-old receiver signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes. Johnson attended the Alouettes' mini-camp…

Today at 12:20AM
Bruins set for fresh start after regular season

BOSTON - The Boston Bruins won the Presidents' Trophy by leading the NHL with 117 points. Another number shows just how much, or little, that means. "I heard about 40 percent of the series are upsets…

Today at 12:20AM
Celtics' boss Ainge faces second rebuilding offseason

BOSTON - The third-worst season in Boston Celtics history is over, leaving Danny Ainge with plenty of problems as he continues to rebuild the team. Rookie Coach Brad Stevens isn't one of them. "I have…

Today at 12:20AM
Lester leads Red Sox past White Sox, 3-1

CHICAGO - David Ross said a 5-year-old could have caught Jon Lester last night. That big hit in the ninth? Well, that was a nice swing by the veteran catcher. Lester pitched eight sharp innings and Ross…

Today at 12:20AM
High Schools: Brady baseball team gets some relief, and a victory

The Bishop Brady baseball team didn't stay down for long. After opening its season with a 6-1 loss to Hopkinton on Monday, the Green Giants bounced back and battled their way to a 6-5 victory over feisty…

Apr 17
Concord sex offender Mandigo gets 10 years for assault on 12-year-old girl

The mother of a 12-year-old girl who was assaulted last year in their Concord home confronted the child's attacker, David Mandigo, in court yesterday, describing in detail the morning she awoke to find…

Apr 17
N.H. Senate votes to repeal the crime of adultery

The New Hampshire Senate is sending a bill to the governor's desk that repeals the crime of adultery. Senators passed the measure on a voice vote. Adultery currently is a Class B misdemeanor punishable…

Apr 17
N.H. Senate approves hand-held cell phone ban

Hand-held cell phone use would be banned while driving in New Hampshire in mid-2015 under a bill passed yesterday by the Senate. The Senate's voice vote sends the bill back to the House to consider an…

Apr 17
3 Pennsylvania residents to run Boston Marathon to help school stabbing victims

Three people from the western Pennsylvania town where 21 students and a security guard were wounded in a high school stabbing rampage hope to raise money for the victims by running the Boston Marathon.…

Apr 17
My Turn: The building blocks of obesity and a parent's role

There has been a lot of attention focused on our "epidemic of obesity" in America, especially over the last decade. First Lady Michelle Obama has made obesity in children a focus of her time in the White…

Apr 17
N.H. Senate rejects effort to repeal death penalty

A divided New Hampshire Senate voted against repealing the death penalty yesterday, ending concerns for some who worried that a repeal would reverse the death sentence of Michael Addison, who was convicted…

Apr 17
Editorial: Timing is wrong to take away subsidy for wind power

The national transition away from fossil fuels and toward an increasing reliance on power from the wind and sun has been becalmed by the expiration of the Production Tax Credit, a 2.3 cents per kilowatt…

Apr 17
Bessie Rowell Community Center turns former school into healthy hub in Franklin

Carrie Matthews held out the bowl, offering some of the spicy roasted chick peas she was crunching on. "It's all about trying new things," she said, giving the bowl an encouraging shake. Krystle Alpers…

Apr 17
Webster parents interested in sending kids to Hopkinton schools

A groundswell of support is growing among some Webster residents interested in sending the town's students to Hopkinton, as the town continues its push to study withdrawal from the Merrimack Valley School…

Apr 17
The Insiders: Run all 5 of these Ks with NHTI and Northeast Delta Dental

Today is a day to put the K in canine, which doesn't make any sense. But it would have made even less sense to call a race a 5canine, so work with us a little. Anyway, all this babble is hurting our teeth,…

Apr 17
Woman suffers life-threatening injuries in single-car crash in Concord

A 28-year-old Massachusetts woman was being treated for life-threatening injuries at Concord Hospital after a single-car accident Wednesday night, the police said. Lt. Timothy O'Malley said Concord police…

Apr 17
Concord police seek information on whereabouts of missing homeless man

The Concord Police Department is asking the public for help in finding a missing homeless man, who was last seen almost a month ago. Paul Bonin, 50, is described as a white male approximately 5 feet, 3…

Apr 17
Concord man pleads guilty to robbing Bhutanese refugees, mugging woman

A 20-year-old Concord man pleaded guilty yesterday to robbing a group of Bhutanese refugees at knifepoint last fall, and to mugging a woman days earlier as she entered her car in a Storrs Street parking…