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High school Player of the Season for girls’ lacrosse

Monday, July 6, 2015

Anna Stowell SCHOOL : Kearsarge Regional High HONORS/STATS : The junior was a First Team All-State midfielder, scoring 65 goals with 5 assists, 27 ground balls and 10 interceptions/steals. Describe your season in one word. “Yeehaw!” What was the most memorable part of the season? Our triple overtime game against John Stark in the pouring rain when it was 38 …

Outdoor Adventures: High mountain huts mark birthdays

Monday, July 6, 2015

When does the ferry leave for the Lakes of the Clouds? How do they keep the Lakes of the Clouds filled? Are the Lakes of the Clouds above or below us? Those are a trio of true questions asked of Mt. Washington State Park employees stationed at the summit information desk in the …

Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out

Monday, July 6, 2015

Boston’s Brock Holt is headed to MLB’s All-Star Game, and teammate Xander Bogaerts may be joining him. Holt was selected by American League Manager Ned Yost, while Bogaerts is among five players up for voting by fans for the final spot. It’s the first All-Star nod for Holt, who is hitting .295 with …

Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

Monday, July 6, 2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life. …

World Cup star Lloyd is bundle of contradictions

Monday, July 6, 2015

Unstoppable “beast” or erratic turnover machine? Eccentric “weirdo” or boring and blithe? Last-second hero or season-ending liability? Choker or champion? As U.S. Women’s National Team midfielder Carli Lloyd stepped onto the field for Sunday’s World Cup final in …

A win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

Monday, July 6, 2015

LONDON – Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus – older, taller, stronger – …

McIlroy ruptures ligament in ankle while playing soccer

Monday, July 6, 2015

LONDON – Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf’s No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews. Just as excitement …

Tour de France: Crash takes out multiple riders

Monday, July 6, 2015

Froome takes yellow as Rodriguez wins crash-marred 3rd stage …

Bruins sign Hayes to three-year deal

Monday, July 6, 2015

The Boston Bruins announced the signing of three more players on Monday, including Massachusetts native Jimmy Hayes, whom they acquired in a trade last week with Florida. Hayes, who was third on the Panthers in goals with 19 last year, signed a three-year contract worth a cap figure …

Fisher Cats complete sweep of Rock Cats, 9-1

Monday, July 6, 2015

Ryan Schimpf homered and drove in five runs and John Anderson won his third consecutive decision as the New Hampshire Fisher Cats completed a sweep of the New Britain Rock Cats with a 9-1 victory on Monday. Anderson (4-3) allowed one run in seven innings, scattering seven hits. …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Monday, July 6, 2015

NBA Source: Gasol re-ups with Grizzlies for max deal Marc Gasol is staying right at home in Memphis. A person with direct knowledge of the agreement told the Associated Press that the All-Star center has agreed to terms on a five-year max deal worth more than $100 million …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Monday, July 6, 2015

xxxx xxxxxx. Tryouts/registrations Bow Soccer Club fall registration is now open. Local athletes may sign up for U6-U16 teams for boys and girls. Visit bowsoccerclub.com to register. Capital City Vipers football and cheer program signup dates are Wednesday at Penacook Elementary School 5-8 p.m. and July 25 at …

Lloyd hat trick leads U.S. over Japan, 5-2, for World Cup title

Monday, July 6, 2015

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night – and gave the United States its third Women’s World Cup title. Lloyd scored three times as the U.S. burst …