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UNH football team voted No. 3 in CAA preseason poll

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The University of New Hampshire football team received five of a possible 24 first-place votes and was selected third in the Colonial Athletic Association preseason poll, which was released Tuesday at the annual Media Day at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. UNH, which won the 2014 CAA championship with an 8-0 conference record en route to a No. 1 national …

Four-sided videoboard coming to UNH’s Whittemore Center for this hockey season

Sunday, July 19, 2015

The University of New Hampshire department of athletics is partnering with Daktronics, Inc. to install a new four-sided, center-hung videoboard along with an LED display …

SEC West is home to huge salaries – but everyone can’t win

Thursday, July 16, 2015

HOOVER, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference Western Division is college football’s land of plenty, with all seven schools throwing huge piles of money at their …

Runner-up finish for NEC rugby team at NSCRO 7s championship

Sunday, May 31, 2015

New Mexico Highlands University exacted a bit of revenge on the New England College rugby team yesterday, beating NEC, 22-19, to claim the National Small College Rugby Organization 7s championship. Last year, NEC beat NMHU, 22-14, for the title. Both teams had no trouble advancing to the title …

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 …