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Tim O’Sullivan column: Miaker comes home to run the Boston Marathon

Saturday, April 18, 2015

A buzz ran through the Concord High track and field team. Wide eyes watched a lone figure gracefully circle the Memorial Field track. Quips of awe charged through the teenagers. “I could stay with him for half a lap, maybe.” “That’s like my 100 pace.” “Get inspired.” “That guy was in the Olympics.” That guy was Guor Miading Miaker, the …

High schools: Coe-Brown baseball team opens season with efficient victory over MV

Saturday, April 18, 2015

PENACOOK – For its season opener, the Coe-Brown baseball team looked in midseason form already. Hot bats, sparkling defense and an efficient outing from starter Adam Edin proved a productive formula for the Bears, allowing them to start their season on a high note with a 9-2 win over Merrimack Valley. “We got …

High school Player of the Season for boys’ Alpine skiing

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Bradshaw Underhill SCHOOL: Kearsarge Regional High HONORS/STATS: The freshman placed second in both the slalom and the giant slalom at the Division III championships to lead Kearsarge to a runner-up team finish. THREE FAVORITE THINGS: Soccer, skiing and hanging out with my friends D escribe this past season in one word. Unbelievable How …

Miley lit up as Red Sox lose to Nationals, 10-5

Thursday, April 16, 2015

BOSTON – The questions about Boston’s starting rotation have surfaced already. Wade Miley became the second straight starter to struggle, allowing seven runs in just 2.1 innings in his Fenway Park debut. Washington’s 10-5 win yesterday prevented the …

Active Outdoors: Prime waterfall time

Friday, April 17, 2015

Snow is a double blessing for Active Outdoors enthusiasts. Think back to late January and February, when, much to the joy of skiers and snowshoers, one snowstorm followed another and the hills of New England were covered with …

Bruins fire Chiarelli after missing the playoffs for first time in eight years

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Boston Bruins fired General Manager Peter Chiarelli yesterday, days after missing the playoffs for the first time in eight years and just four seasons after the franchise won its first Stanley Cup title since 1972. The statement …

Celtics finish regular season with 105-100 victory over Milwaukee

Thursday, April 16, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Gigi Datome scored 22 points, including two key buckets in the final 3 minutes, and the Boston Celtics ended the regular season with their sixth straight win following a 105-100 victory last night over the Milwaukee …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school boys’ lacrosse teams

Thursday, April 16, 2015

High school boys’ lacrosse outlook Bow Division: II Coach: Kyle Tracy (1st year) Last year: 11-5, reached semifinals Returning starters: Dylan Labranche, sr., A; Ben Podis, jr., A; Colin Buck, jr., MF; Jack Knepper, sr., D; Robbie Jocelyn, …

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school girls’ lacrosse teams

Thursday, April 16, 2015

High school girls’ lacrosse outlook John Stark Division: II Coach: John Warner (9th year) Last year: 14-3, D-III runner-up Returning starters: Lizzie Brandt, jr., A; Danielle Galli, jr., MF; Mackensie Lover, sr., D; Hailey Nase, sr., D; MacKensie …

PawSox owners: Downtown ballpark would generate millions

Thursday, April 16, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox minor league baseball team said yesterday that a multi-use ballpark in downtown Providence would generate $12.3 million annually in spending for the city and the state, but they would seek help from taxpayers – $120 million over …

Fisher Cats can’t climb out of early hole, drop 4-1 decision to Reading

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats surrendered a two-run seventh inning to derail comeback chances en route to a 4-1 loss to the Reading Fightin’ Phils at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium yesterday afternoon. Reading scored runs in the top of the first and sixth, but Andy Burns’s home run …

Flames sign NCAA champion goalie Gillies to 3-year deal

Thursday, April 16, 2015

CALGARY, Alberta – NCAA champion goaltender Jon Gillies signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Calgary Flames. Gillies, whose father, Bruce, was a goalie for the UNH hockey team, made 49 saves for Providence in a 4-3 win over Boston University on Saturday to end his college career …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Baseball Mets put Wright on 15-day disabled list NEW YORK – Eight games into the season, David Wright is on the disabled list again. The New York Mets put their captain on the 15-day DL with a strained right hamstring yesterday after the seven-time All-Star was injured while …