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Umile, Downing reach milestones as UNH hockey beats Notre Dame, 5-2

Saturday, January 31, 2015

The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team got a road win and reached some milestones in the process. The Wildcats beat Notre Dame, 5-2, to improve to 9-14-2 (4-8-1 in Hockey East). The win was also the 550th of Dick Umile’s career, making him the 16th coach to reach the mark. Matt Willows and Andrew Poturalski scored twice for …

Leissner sparks 11-0 run as UNH men’s basketball team beats Maine

Thursday, January 29, 2015

BANGOR, Maine – Tanner Leissner had 11 points and 12 rebounds to lead the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team to a 63-58 victory …

Jury convicts 2 ex-Vanderbilt players of raping woman

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players yesterday of raping a former student, rejecting claims that they were too drunk to know …

UNH hockey team battles back to earn a tie with Dartmouth

Saturday, January 10, 2015

DURHAM – The chance to sulk, slink back to the sideline and grumble over rotten luck was there, particularly when the University of New Hampshire hockey team had a tying goal taken off the board in controversial style, and especially when Granite State rival Dartmouth scored the next …

UNH hockey: Strong three games raises spirits, confidence for Dartmouth showdown

Friday, January 9, 2015

DURHAM – Dick Umile sat down for his media conference, part coach and – for this afternoon, at least – part comedian, trying his hand at some light-hearted barbs centering around the University of New Hampshire hockey team’s …

UNH mens’ basketball team slips past Brown, 68-61

Friday, January 9, 2015

DURHAM – Jacoby Armstrong scored 17 points and hauled in eight rebounds to help the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team snap a five-game losing streak with a 68-61 win over Brown last night. Tanner Leissner contributed 12 points and Jaleen Smith added 11 for UNH (7-8), …

Bow’s Daley’s battle with brain tumor drawing national support

Friday, January 9, 2015

A local college hockey player’s medical struggle is gaining national recognition, and drawing support from the highest level of his sport. Bow native Sam Daley, a former goaltender at Bishop Brady and current goalie for the team at New York University, is battling a brain tumor that was …

Oregon capitalizes on championship run with brand campaign

Friday, January 9, 2015

EUGENE, Ore. – In the days leading up to the Rose Bowl, Oregon sent customized football jerseys to some of its famous fans, including guitarist Tommy Thayer of Kiss, Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and retired boxer Lennox Lewis. The jerseys were part of a social media campaign …

Ducks and Buckeyes settle into ‘weird’ prep week

Thursday, January 8, 2015

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon is treating this week like any other this season. And while that’s more comfortable in a way, it also feels a little odd. After all, the Ducks are preparing to face Ohio State in …

Florida State’s Jameis Winston will enter NFL draft

Thursday, January 8, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston announced that he is going to the NFL on the same day the woman who accused him of sexual assault filed a lawsuit against the school’s board of trustees. The …

Town of Oregon, Ohio, clarifying its allegiance before championship

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The Ohio city of Oregon is adding a twist to its name and declaring its allegiance to its home state Buckeyes as they face the Oregon Ducks in college football’s championship game next week. The mayor of the Toledo suburb announced yesterday that the city will be known …

UConn’s Ollie funding basketball court for disabled

Monday, January 5, 2015

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – UConn basketball Coach Kevin Ollie donated $50,000 to fund the building of a basketball court designed to be used by children with disabilities. The court, developed by an organization called Bankshot, is being set …

UNH women’s basketball team beats Stony Brook; men fall

Sunday, January 4, 2015

The University of New Hampshire basketball teams split their America East-opening doubleheader yesterday at Stony Brook, with the women winning, 60-52, before the men lost, 71-61. Elizabeth Belanger and Carlie Pogue scored 12 points apiece to lead the women, who improved to 9-4. Belanger shot 6-of-12 from the …