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From humble beginnings, UNH’s Harris becomes all-time ’Cat great

Friday, December 19, 2014

DURHAM – The production, accolades and broken records have become normal expectations for R.J. Harris, and why not? The New Hampshire senior leads the FCS in yards receiving with 1,483. He’s been named to three All-America teams just this week. And last Friday he broke the UNH record for catches in a season and tied the school record for career …

R.J. Harris’s career statistics at UNH

Friday, December 19, 2014

Season Rec Yards Avg. TD 2011 50 714 14.3 7 2012 84 1,059 12.6 9 2013 76 1,004 13.2 5 2014 94 1,483 15.8 15 Total 304 4,260 14.0 36 …

EWU’s Adams, SDSU’s Zenner lead FCS All-Americans

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Vernon Adams only needed to play 10 games for Eastern Washington to become an All-American. Adams was chosen the first-team quarterback for the Associated Press …

Former UNH goalie Casey DeSmith comments on media coverage of his arrest and suspension from UNH

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Text of a press release provided by the parents of Casey DeSmith. ROCHESTER – Casey DeSmith, who had been the starting goaltender for the University of New Hampshire Wildcats Division I men’s ice hockey team from the spring …

UNH hockey team falls apart after taking early lead, loses to Maine, 5-2

Saturday, December 13, 2014

MANCHESTER – Blown leads have been the recent culprit for the University of New Hampshire hockey team, but its weakness hasn’t been closing games out. In fact, the Wildcats would love more chances to finish games off. They haven’t kept leads long enough to give it a shot. …

Kearsarge grad Heffernan caps surprising college cross country career

Friday, December 12, 2014

Lindy Heffernan is the Accidental Harrier. Five years ago, as a senior at Kearsarge Regional High, the soccer and lacrosse standout replaced an ailing friend in the Cougars’ cross country lineup. It was intended to be nothing more …

UNH football team ready for dangerous Chattanooga in FCS quarterfinals

Friday, December 12, 2014

DURHAM – When No. 1 New Hampshire (11-1) faces No. 8 Chattanooga (10-3) tonight in the FCS quarterfinals, the Wildcats will carry an 11-game winning streak onto the turf at Cowell Stadium. They’ll also be facing an opponent …

Oregon QB Mariota big winner at awards show

Friday, December 12, 2014

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Marcus Mariota put up nearly flawless numbers this season in leading Oregon to a spot in the first College Football Playoff. At the College Football Awards Show last night, he went a perfect …

Wildcats have Durham all abuzz

Thursday, December 11, 2014

DURHAM – As the FCS playoff field decreases, the excitement around the University of New Hampshire campus increases. “The buzz is definitely growing,” UNH junior defensive tackle Julian Turner said. “More and more I’m getting stopped on the …

Heisman nominee Cooper brings a rare set of abilities to the field

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama receiver Amari Cooper blew past the defensive back on a deep post, and his offensive coordinator didn’t even wait until the ball was in the air to celebrate. Lane Kiffin raised his hands on …

NCAA President Emmert: Olympic sports at risk of being cut at Division I colleges

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

NEW YORK – NCAA President Mark Emmert said yesterday that it was troubling to see the University of Alabama-Birmingham drop its football program, but he believes Olympic sports are more vulnerable to cuts as schools look at athletic …

UNH men’s basketball team comes close, but falls to Rutgers, 60-56

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Coming off a loss in which it was dominated by Seton Hall, Rutgers had just one goal in mind against New Hampshire: The Scarlet Knights had to win at all costs, regardless of how it looked. “No matter how we won, as long as we …

Mariota, Cooper, Gordon named Heisman Trophy finalists

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

NEW YORK – The Heisman Trophy finalists would make one heck of an offense. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and record-breaking Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon are set to make the trip to New York …