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UNH faces ‘complete team’ in FCS semifinals against Illinois State

Saturday, December 20, 2014

DURHAM – The Wildcats want to take the next step. Today they’ll get that chance. New Hampshire reached it’s first FCS semifinal last year, only to suffer a 52-14 loss to North Dakota State, a team that went on to win its third straight national title. No. 1 UNH (12-1) will get another chance to win a semifinal starting at …

Defending champion North Dakota State beats Sam Houston State, 35-3, to return to final

Saturday, December 20, 2014

FARGO, N.D. – John Crockett ran for three touchdowns and North Dakota State’s defense returned to form with a 35-3 win over Sam Houston State …

UNH hockey: Ideas for how the Wildcats can turn things around after a rough first half

Friday, December 19, 2014

The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team is on its break, so with no game to preview for this weekend, it’s appropriate to take …

FCS playoffs results, matchups

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Second round UNH 44, Fordham 19 Chattanooga 35, Indiana St. 14 Coastal Carolina 36, Richmond 15 Illinois St. 41, Northern Iowa 21 Sam Houston St. 37, Jacksonville St. 26 North Dakota St. 27, South Dakota St. 24 Eastern Washington 37, Montana 20 Villanova 29, Liberty 22 Quarterfinals Friday …

No. 1 Alabama routs Missouri, 42-13, for SEC title

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Blake Sims went out for one more snap, then trotted off the field to a standing ovation from the Alabama fans. When he got to the sideline, there was a long embrace with offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin. The …

UNH men’s hockey team lets one slip away again, losing to BC, 4-2

Saturday, December 6, 2014

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Leads in both games of a weekend set against Boston College resulted in only one point in the standings to show for them. With the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team’s 4-2 loss to the Eagles last night, a series that was looked …

UNH hockey team upbeat after settling for tie against BC

Saturday, December 6, 2014

DURHAM – With four wins and eight losses in the books, the University of New Hampshire hockey team has just been looking for a sign, any sign, that things were about to turn around. So in the moments following a 2-2 tie with Boston College – even one …

How the UNH and Fordham football teams match up

Saturday, December 6, 2014

DURHAM – They got a conference crown. They got the No. 1 seed. They got to go home for Thanksgiving. But now the Wildcats will get what they really want – the playoffs. The top-ranked University of New Hampshire football team will open its postseason today at 1 …

UNH hockey: Boston College, UNH meet looking to climb out of unfamiliar Hockey East holes

Friday, December 5, 2014

Normally synonymous with success – even domination – in college hockey, Boston College is mired in the middle of a frustrating and disappointing season. The Eagles aren’t scoring. They’re losing as much as they’re winning. They’re in the middle of Hockey East, looking up at teams they consistently …

Concord’s Lauderdale working hard with an eye to the future with UNH football team

Friday, December 5, 2014

DURHAM – The lights flickered a few times, but the power never went out at his family’s home when Andrew Lauderdale returned to Concord for Thanksgiving. Everyone in the city who avoided the widespread power outages during the …

On final Saturday, will TCU, Ohio State or Baylor best impress College Football Playoff committee?

Friday, December 5, 2014

As college football nears the summit of its new landscape, a handful of teams will spend the weekend trying to make final and lasting impressions upon 12 people in a fourth-floor hotel boardroom near the Dallas-Fort Worth International …

UNH hockey: Keys for Wildcats in weekend series with Boston College

Thursday, December 4, 2014

The University of New Hampshire hockey team is in desperate need of a spark, and normally this would be the last weekend it could expect to get one. Boston College isn’t what it’s been in recent years, however. The Eagles have won three national championships and four Hockey …

UNH hockey Coach Umile confirms DeSmith not returning to team

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Casey DeSmith will soon be eligible to return to the University of New Hampshire as a student but will not be returning to the men’s hockey team, the school announced Tuesday and Coach Dick Umile confirmed yesterday. In …