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In semifinals, Hopkinton field hockey team wins in overtime again

EXETER - Patty Connolly insists the Hopkinton field hockey team isn't doing it on purpose - the high-wire act, taking games to overtime, letting their picture-perfect season come within one shot of crumbling…

Today at 01:43AM
High schools: Coe-Brown girls' soccer team breaks away in second half

They competed all season with the purpose of playing at home when the tournament began. And for the Coe-Brown girls' soccer team, one home game wasn't enough. So there was no way the third-seeded Bears…

Today at 01:27AM
Shaheen, Brown face off in final debate

The state's U.S. Senate candidates met last night for their final debate, where just days before the election they underscored contrasting stances on health care, the economy and foreign policy - as well…

Today at 01:27AM
An early start to playoff pressure

Halloween can be a scary night. High school football teams around the state are hoping it doesn't turn into a horror story. In this, the final weekend of the regular season, playoff implications hinge…

Today at 01:11AM
Playoff scenarios for area football teams in the final week of the regular season

Division I Concord (6-2) at Exeter (6-2), today, 7 In with a win, or a loss and a Memorial loss to Goffstown; out with a loss and a Memorial win Division II Kearsarge (4-3) at Laconia (4-3), today,…

Today at 01:07AM
Headlines from around the world in sports

BASEBALL Game 7 viewership saves World Series from dubious distinction NEW YORK - An estimated 23.5 million people watched the San Francisco Giants' 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7, enabling…

Today at 01:07AM
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

St. Paul's results The St. Paul's boys' varsity hockey team beat St. Sebastian's, 2-1. Esteban Dardani and Chavez Mbeki scored for St. Paul's. Tryouts/registrations Bow Athletic Club basketball…

Today at 01:07AM
Winston, Florida State overcome sloppiness to beat Louisville, stay on playoff track

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Jameis Winston threw three touchdowns to offset a three-interception start and Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over…

Oct 30
Letter: Legislative balance

Voters thinking about sitting out the upcoming midterm election, consider this: A return to the disastrous days of the Bill O'Brien-led New Hampshire House is well within the realm of possibility. Budget…

Oct 30
Letter: Rago compassionate, capable

I wholeheartedly support Kathy Rago's campaign for the New Hampshire Senate, District 7. While in the New Hampshire Senate, I worked closely with Rago on a number of education issues, and was constantly…

Oct 30
Letter: Caring for the state

My name is Deborah Wheeler, and I served two terms in the New Hampshire House. I am now seeking another term in Merrimack County District 3, which includes Northfield and Ward 3 of Franklin. The reason…

Oct 30
Letter: District 17 needs Fraher

Voters in Senate District 17: Voting day is almost upon us. We've had time to evaluate the "tax fighter" and decide if he is representing most of us. Now it's time to get ourselves a cheerful, smart,…

Oct 30
Letter: The end of the GOP

Polling and pundits are all but assured that a conservative majority will be in place after the upcoming election. Yet, this may not be the good news that the conservatives think it is. There are signs…

Oct 30
Letter: Luneau is a problem-solver

Dave Luneau is running as an independent to represent Hopkinton-Contoocook and Concord's Ward 5 in the State House and deserves your vote. We have known Dave for over 10 years through his tireless approach…

Oct 30
Letter: Party of genocide

Democratic politicians, you put many of us between a rock and a hard place this fall, as you always do with your pro-abortion position. I can't understand how you can be for jobs, education, veterans…

Oct 30
Transportation commissioner headed to UNH

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire Transportation Commissioner Christopher Clement is heading back to his alma mater - the University of New Hampshire - to be head of finance and administration.

Oct 30
Red Sox sign closer Koji Uehara for 2 years

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox have signed Koji Uehara for two more years, committing $18 million to the reliever who closed out the 2013 World Series but struggled along with the team this season.