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Hopkinton’s Nelson recognized for play on Phillips Andover baseball team

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Hopkinton’s Jake Nelson, a pitcher on the Phillips Andover baseball team, was named to the All-Central New England Prep team yesterday. Nelson, who’s committed to playing at Pennsylvania next year, went 2-1 with a save for Andover, striking out 32 against 11 walks in 25.1 innings. He had one of his best games this year against Exeter, striking out 12 …

Defending champ NEC rugby team ready for national 7s tournament

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The New England College rugby team will try to defend its title in the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) 7s tournament this weekend in …

Tide boys’ sprinters dominate Capital Area Meet

Saturday, May 23, 2015

At the beginning of the season, Concord track Coach Hayden Daly was excited about his team’s mix of talented veterans and youth, especially in the …

Golson gets chance to replace Winston at Florida State

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Everett Golson came oh-so close to beating Florida State with Notre Dame last year. Now, he has another chance for victory at Doak Campbell Stadium – only this time, he’ll be playing for the home team. Golson is …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Friday, May 15, 2015

INDYCAR Newgarden flips car in Indianapolis 500 practice INDIANAPOLIS – Josef Newgarden flipped his car yesterday in Indianapolis 500 practice. The 24-year-old Tennessee driver was checked, cleared and released from the speedway’s medical center. Newgarden lost control of …

NHTI softball team settles for fourth place in national tourney

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The NHTI softball team was eliminated from the USCAA national tournament in Akron, Ohio, with a 9-2 loss to Berea College (of Kentucky) yesterday. The Lynx concluded their season 24-4 and finished in fourth place in the tourney. NHTI jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first …

NHTI softball team stays alive in national tourney

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The NHTI softball team bounced back from a loss earlier in the day to beat PSU Hazleton (Pa.), 13-3, last night to stay alive in the double-elimination USCAA national tournament. NHTI lost to Carlow University (Pa.), 1-0, in eight innings in its first game yesterday. Masha Lange led …

NHTI softball team wins opener at national tournament, 6-0

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The NHTI softball team defeated Penn State Brandywine, 6-0, in its opening game of the USCAA national tournament behind a 15-strikeout, four-hit shutout from Tori Lemay. The Lynx scored three runs in the second inning, capitalizing on timely hits and two Lions errors, and three more in the …

Manny Ramirez Jr. vows to make own baseball name for himself

Thursday, May 7, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO – Manny Ramirez Jr.’s hair looked a tad long when University of San Francisco Coach Nino Giarratano offered a good-natured wisecrack about his dreadlocked dad. “Probably just a hint I need to cut the hair,” Ramirez …

Three Wildcats sign with NFL teams

Monday, May 4, 2015

Three University of New Hampshire football players are signing rookie free agent contracts with NFL teams following this weekend’s draft. Former UNH assistant and current Eagles Head Coach Chip Kelly is bringing Mike Coccia to Philadelphia, the team …

UNH gets defensive in spring football game

Saturday, May 2, 2015

DURHAM – Determining a winner in an intrasquad football scrimmage can be tricky, especially with some players switching sides during the contest. But it seemed clear who came out on top in yesterday’s Blue-White Spring Game at the University of New Hampshire’s Cowell Stadium. “I thought it was …

NEC rugby wins national championship in NSCRO 15s

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Rugby champions The New England College rugby team won the national championship in the 15-man division of the National Small College Rugby Organization Sunday, defeating Mount St. Mary’s College, 32-15. It was NEC’s first national championship in the 15s, but its second straight appearance in the final game. …

New NCAA Division I chief puts transfer rules on priority list

Sunday, April 26, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – Kevin Lennon is putting transfer rule changes near the top of his priority list. The NCAA’s new vice president for Division I governance told the Associated Press there are growing concerns among the division’s 345 members over the surging number of students switching schools – and …