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American University beats New Hampshire, 68-50

Sunday, November 29, 2015

DURHAM, N.H. – James Washington scored 19 points and grabbed five rebounds as the American University men’s basketball team picked up its first season win, beating New Hampshire, 68-50, on Saturday. Washington hit 7 of 9 from the field, including four from long distance for the Eagles (1-4). Jesse Reed had 16 points and led the team with nine rebounds. …

UNH hockey team ends six-game winless streak with 5-4 win over Bentley

Sunday, November 29, 2015

DURHAM – It wasn’t pretty, or clean, or smooth, or anything of the sort. But it was a win. And the November-weary University of New …

UNH football team digs hole too deep to climb out of in FCS playoff defeat

Sunday, November 29, 2015

DURHAM – For most of the first three quarters, the dark skies above Cowell Stadium kept dropping bad omens on the University of New Hampshire …

College football: Irish survive mistakes

Saturday, November 21, 2015

DeShone Kizer threw for two touchdowns – and three interceptions – on Saturday night as No. 5 Notre Dame survived five turnovers to beat Boston College, 19-16, at Fenway Park. Taking over the ballpark of the Boston Red …

College basketball: Top-ranked Heels stunned

Saturday, November 21, 2015

North Carolina only scheduled a trip to Northern Iowa as a homecoming for Marcus Paige. The Tar Heels could’ve used their injured senior star against the Panthers. Wes Washpun scored 21 points and Northern Iowa stunned top-ranked North …

Boston College pulls away late to beat UNH, 6-3

Sunday, November 22, 2015

DURHAM – For most of three periods, the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team stood toe-to-toe with the second-ranked – and perhaps best – team in the country. And with just under 10 minutes to go, when John Furgele’s shot nestled into the netting behind Boston College …

Scott, Havlicek among college hoops Hall of Fame inductees

Saturday, November 21, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It never occurred to Charlie Scott that he would make history when he accepted a scholarship offer from Dean Smith to play basketball at North Carolina in the late 1960s. He just wanted to …

UNH hockey team settles for another tie after letting third-period lead slip away

Saturday, November 21, 2015

DURHAM – Two periods of controlling play wasn’t enough. As the University of New Hampshire hockey team found out, letting Massachusetts have the third remains a recipe for disappointment. UNH took a pair of leads but couldn’t net the win, as UMass scored midway through the third period …

Victory imperative as UNH football team tries to stay alive in playoff chase

Friday, November 20, 2015

DURHAM – Fans of the University of New Hampshire football team can keep themselves very busy on Saturday trying to figure out a playoff picture for the 24-team FCS tournament. UNH (6-4) is among a crowd of teams balanced on an unusually large bubble on this final weekend …

McNamara, Camara lead UNH men’s basketball team over Holy Cross, 73-69

Friday, November 20, 2015

WORCESTER, Mass. – Pat McNamara hit 5 of his 6 3-pointers in the second half to help New Hampshire build a big lead and withstand a Holy Cross rally in a 73-69 win on Thursday night. McNamara led the Wildcats (2-1) with 18 points, hitting 6 of 9 …

Back home, UNH hockey prepares for challenges in UMass and No. 2 Boston College

Thursday, November 19, 2015

DURHAM – One of the best teams, if not the best, in all of college hockey awaits this week. And the University of New Hampshire hockey team isn’t even thinking about it. Not yet, at least. That’s because before No. 2 Boston College comes to the Whittemore Center …

Top-ranked North Carolina fights off Wofford

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Brice Johnson had 16 points and 14 rebounds, and No. 1 North Carolina beat Wofford, 78-58, on Wednesday night in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic. Kennedy Meeks and Joel Berry II added 16 apiece for the Tar Heels (3-0). They shot 52.5 percent, outscored Wofford 50-18 in …

Liz Danis’s top high school accomplishments

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

2nd – 2015 Division II X-C championships, 17:41.2 2nd – 2015 X-C Meet of Champions, 18:22.8 1st – 3,200 2015 D-II Outdoor track championships, 11:00.68 2nd – 3,000 2015 D-II Indoor track championships, 10:25.82 1st – 3,200 2014 …