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UNH football team looks forward to opening test against FBS foe San Jose State

Thursday, September 3, 2015

WHAT: New Hampshire at San Jose State WHEN: Thursday, 10 p.m. WHERE: Spartan Stadium, San Jose, Calif. ON AIR: Wildcat Sports Radio Network (107.7 FM, 101.5 FM, 610 AM, 96.7 FM, 930 AM) or audio streaming at unhwildcats.com. THE SKINNY: UNH opens the 2015 season across the country, making its first trip to California since 2005, when the Wildcats faced …

Alabama’s starting QB will be … Bateman, Coker or Morris

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama’s first depth chart of the year doesn’t clear up the starting quarterback mystery at all. The top spot looking at the …

Heisman hopefuls short on preseason hype

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota broke a Heisman Trophy trend last season by winning the award after being considered the preseason favorite. Heisman winners no longer …

Lacrosse turns red, white and blue for Concord’s Maddie Crutchfield

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Concord’s Maddie Crutchfield, who recently completed her freshman year at Duke University, has been named to US Lacrosse’s 36-player women’s national team roster, one of only nine current college players to make the team. Crutchfield, a St. Paul’s …

Julien says keeping Bruins job doesn’t guarantee stability

Thursday, June 11, 2015

WILMINGTON, Mass. – Claude Julien knows that just because he’s now the NHL’s longest-tenured coach it doesn’t mean his stint with the Boston Bruins has more stability. “It just means that I’m probably the next one to fall …

Former UNH coach Bowes on ballot for College Football Hall of Fame

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Bill Bowes, the former University of New Hampshire football coach, has been placed on the 2016 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. Bowes became the youngest head coach in school history when he took the job in 1972. When he retired in 1998, he …

Florida, Haeger beat Michigan, 4-1, for repeat national title

Thursday, June 4, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY – Florida won its second straight national championship behind Lauren Haeger’s complete game in a 4-1 victory over Michigan last night. Haeger allowed five hits and struck out five. She reached base on all four of …

Florida softball beats Michigan in first game of best-of-three championship

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY – Lauren Haeger had a home run and three RBI against Michigan, but what she didn’t do last night could play a more important role in Florida’s championship hopes. Haeger, the national player of the year, …

Missouri pitcher’s injury makes head protection hot topic

Sunday, May 31, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY – Missouri Coach Ehren Earleywine feared the worst when pitcher Tori Finucane was struck by a line drive during a Super Regional game a week ago against UCLA. Finucane fell to the ground and clutched her face with both hands as players rushed to the mound. …

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 …