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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 …

Kyle Busch involved in multi-car crash in Daytona return

Saturday, July 4, 2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Kyle Busch was involved in a multi-car crash at Daytona International Speedway, where he returned Friday for the first time since he was injured at the track in February. Busch, who broke his right …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Saturday, July 4, 2015

BASEBALL Tigers let go of relievers Chamberlain, Gorzelanny DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers designated veteran relievers Joba Chamberlain and Tom Gorzelanny for assignment and activated catcher Alex Avila off the disabled list. Chamberlain struggled all season as Joakim Soria’s set-up man. In his last seven games, including six …

Schimpf’s two homers carry Fisher Cats over Sea Dogs

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Ryan Schimpf homered twice to become the Fisher Cats’ all-time leader as New Hampshire rolled to an 11-4 victory in Portland on Friday. Schimpf hit a two-run homer in the first and a solo shot in the seventh, giving him 56 in a New Hampshire uniform, one more …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Youth softball The NH Lightning 16U Black softball team was runner-up last weekend at the annual ASA Summer Sizzler in Brattleboro, Vt. The Lightning went 3-0 in pool play, beating the VT Rockets, VT Thunder and Brattleboro Heat while scoring 27 runs and allowing only six runs behind …

In Women’s World Cup viewership, new generation is older one

Saturday, July 4, 2015

A generation of American women who grew up playing sports because of Title IX now makes up the television audience that advertisers covet. Today’s adults were young, impressionable fans when Brandi Chastain ripped off her jersey to celebrate …

High school Player of the season for boys’ tennis

Friday, July 3, 2015

JUSTIN TOLER School: Concord Honors/stats: The junior was the No. 1 player from a Crimson Tide team that went 15-2 and reached the Division I final. He won the state doubles tournament with Thomas Bengtson and advanced to …

Red Sox use eight-run first to beat Blue Jays, 12-6

Friday, July 3, 2015

TORONTO – Wade Miley warmed up in the bullpen, then he waited nearly half an hour to take the mound for the bottom of the first inning. In between, Boston staked their starter to an eight-run lead. David …

Some of the saddest own goals in soccer

Friday, July 3, 2015

Laura Bassett bent over, pulled her soccer jersey over her face and sobbed. Her teammates gathered around her, but nothing they said could make it better. Minutes earlier, the England defender had stretched out her leg to intercept …

For fourth year in row, Rafael Nadal loses early at Wimbledon

Friday, July 3, 2015

LONDON – On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand – and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket. It was a painful, embarrassing …

NASCAR tracks jointly ask fans not to fly Confederate flag

Friday, July 3, 2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR’s national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races following the deadly attack at a South Carolina church two weeks ago. The facilities …