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Bo Ryan stepping down as Wisconsin basketball coach after this year

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Bo Ryan has been the fire-breathing face of Wisconsin basketball for 14 seasons, pushing the Badgers to never-before-seen heights. After 14 NCAA tournament appearances, seven Sweet 16s, four Big Ten titles, two Final Fours and a berth in last year’s national championship game, the hard-charging 67-year-old Ryan has only one more season left in him. Ryan surprised the college basketball …

Future UNH players Vela, Robinson drafted by Sharks

Saturday, June 27, 2015

A pair of future University of New Hampshire men’s hockey players were chosen in Saturday’s NHL Draft by the San Jose Sharks. Incoming freshman Marcus …

Virginia wins 1st CWS title in 4-2 win over Vanderbilt

Thursday, June 25, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. – Pavin Smith homered and drove in three runs and Brandon Waddell turned in another strong College World Series pitching performance, leading Virginia …

New England College rugby sweeps round robin play at NSCRO 7s, heads to semis

Sunday, May 31, 2015

The New England College rugby team got off to a good start at the NSCRO 7s championships, winning all three of its round-robin games on the first day of the two-day event. NEC beat Wayne State, 17-0, then defeated Susquehanna, 31-12, and The Claremont Colleges, 14-12. The three …

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 …

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 Chester, Pa. NEC, which won the national championship in the 15-man division in late April in Colorado, has made it to the championship …

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 boys’ sprints. And after yesterday’s non-scoring Concord Capital Area Meet, Daly has more …

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 …