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The UNH football team will be playing not only to clinch an outright Colonial Athletic Association title today at Maine but also for possession of the Brice-Cowell musket, which goes to the winner of the game between the Wildcats and Black Bears. UNH has won 11 of the last 12 meetings.
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UNH football team looks to cement conference championship vs. rival Maine

Saturday, November 22, 2014

DURHAM – The road trip is a familiar one. The University of New Hampshire football team travels north to face rival Maine today at 3:30 p.m. in the 103rd meeting between the two teams. The winner will hoist the rivalry’s trophy, the Brice-Cowell Musket. A win against the Black Bears (5-5) in today’s regular-season finale would carry even more consequences …

High school Player of the Season for boys’ soccer

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Riley McNicholas SCHOOL: Hopkinton High HONORS/STATS: The senior midfielder scored 23 goals with 10 assists this year, with his Hawks teams losing only once (other than in PKs) in the last three years. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Family, soccer, friends. Which player on your own team would you hate to play against? And why? …

Khokhlachev nets shootout goal as Bruins beat Blue Jackets

Saturday, November 22, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Boston Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg figured it had to be great television after Alex Khokhlachev ended the cliffhanger with a dramatic flourish. Khokhlachev scored the winner in the seventh round of a shootout in his second NHL game, leading the Bruins over the Columbus Blue Jackets, 4-3, last night. “It …

Final pound-for-pound fall high school rankings

Friday, November 21, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (1) First in Division II, first at the Meet of Champions, second in New England and No. 1 here. 2. BOW GOLF (3) The three-time Division III champs haven’t …

High school Athlete of the Season for boys’ cross country

Friday, November 21, 2014

Dom Repucci SCHOOL: Hopkinton High HONORS/STATS: The junior finished third at the state Meet of Champions (15:47.7), second in Division III (16:38.0) and 18th in New England (16:15). THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Running, playing music and spending time with …

RB Blount rejoins Pats after being cut by Steelers

Friday, November 21, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – LeGarrette Blount’s teammates are glad to have him back in a New England Patriots uniform. Which one he wears, though, is still up in the air. Some players had trouble recognizing the 6-foot, 250-pound running …

Bills’ home game against Jets relocated to Detroit

Friday, November 21, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Snowed out in Buffalo, the Bills are heading to Detroit to play their “home” game against the New York Jets on Monday night. The NFL announced the location and date of the game last night …

Former Manchester Monarch Voynov charged with domestic violence

Friday, November 21, 2014

LOS ANGELES – Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence yesterday by the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Voynov, who played for the Manchester Monarchs from 2008-13, faces one felony count of corporal injury …

Giants confident they’re in Pablo Sandoval chase

Friday, November 21, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO – Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans said he has been given “every indication” Pablo Sandoval will give careful consideration to re-signing with the World Series champions. Evans said the free agent third baseman could decide …

Headlines around the world in sports

Friday, November 21, 2014

NBA Seven Grizzlies dealing with virus, uncertain vs. Celtics MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Seven members of the Memphis Grizzlies are dealing with a stomach virus, and their status is uncertain for tonight’s game with the Boston Celtics. The Grizzlies announced yesterday that guards Tony Allen, Courtney Lee and Beno …

UNH men’s basketball team falls to Bryant, 72-63

Friday, November 21, 2014

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Dyami Starks had 19 points and six rebounds to lead Bryant to a 72-63 win over New Hampshire last night. Shane McLaughlin tallied nine points, five rebounds and four assists on 4-of-6 shooting for Bryant. Daniel Dion finished with 11 points, six assists and five …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, November 21, 2014

Tilton School result The Tilton School boys’ basketball team (3-0) defeated Spire Institute, 97-57. Six Rams scored in double figures – Franklin Porter (20 points), Brett Hanson (16), Connor O’Neill (16), Terance Mann (14), Anthony Green (10) and Sarju Patel (10). Mann and Hanson paced the team with …

Coe-Brown’s Clachar accepts full scholarship to compete in track and field at University of Maine

Thursday, November 20, 2014

NORTHWOOD – When it comes to track and field, Ariel Clachar thrives in the pressure and pandemonium of major meets. Like at last year’s New England championships when she recorded the winning long jump on her third and …