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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 transferring to Florida State, where he will have the chance to replace Jameis Winston as the Seminoles’ starting quarterback. Florida State said …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Softball coaching legend Dick Blood calls it a career

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Dick Blood really didn’t want much to do with softball. Coach girls? No thanks. Now, nearly 40 years later and four games away from retirement, the soft-spoken coach can’t imagine his life without it. After 15 years at …

Dick Blood’s career by the numbers

Saturday, April 25, 2015

DICK BLOOD’S CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 264-43 record at Hopkinton High (1980-94) 8 Class M championships at Hopkinton (1985-89, ’91, ’93, ’94) 621-345-2 record at Cornell with 4 games remaining (1996-2016) 207 Ivy League wins, most in conference history 5 NCAA appearances (1999, 2001, ’04, ’09, ’10) 5 Ivy League …

Downing named UNH MVP; MacDonald picked as 2015-16 captain

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team acknowledged its best player from last year while getting itself ready for the next one. Grayson Downing was named team MVP at the Wildcats’ awards banquet yesterday, while rising senior Collin MacDonald was tabbed as the team’s captain for next …