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Cavaliers top Alvirne in wrestling opener for both teams

HOLLIS -- The season is up and running, and the Cavaliers took full advantage on Opening Night. The Hollis Brookline High School wrestling team opened up the pandemic-shortened 2021 season with a 54-24 win over visiting Alvirne on Wednesday night. Winning by pin for HB were Hunter Crea (126), ...

Nets get third piece as winners in Harden sweepstakes

James Harden is heading to Brooklyn, joining old teammate Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to give the Nets a potent trio of the some of the NBA’s highest scorers. The Nets agreed to acquire the three-time scoring champion from the Houston Rockets on Wednesday in a move he has sought for weeks, ...

Northeastern manhandles UNH men’s hockey team, 7-0

BOSTON - Connor Murphy recorded 37 saves for the Huskies as the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team fell to No. 13 Northeastern, 7-0. The Wildcats are now 3-5-1 (3-5-1 Hockey East), while the Huskies improve to 6-3-2 (6-3-2 Hockey East). Zach Solow posted two goals and two assists ...

TELEGRAPH ALL-STARS: Milford’s Korthals top runner

In a pandemic year, the fall high school seasons were shortened, making it through limited regular seasons and open tournaments. The Telegraph in these first two weeks of January are be running our annual All-Star teams, but they will be somewhat shortened with First Teams and Honorable ...

Nashua teams making best of it; ‘Hawks hockey on pause

NASHUA --- As the COVID local sports winter of 2021 turns: Nashua High School-Souhegan hockey coach Bill Koficas was glad he could finally get Souhegan skaters for the couple practices he is planning to hold during the week. Of course, when he did, he lost the North players as Nashua teams ...

Celtics-Orlando game off as NBA revises virus protocols

With four games called off this week already and more teams dealing with virus-related issues, the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association enacted additional rules Tuesday in the hope of keeping the season going safely. Among the new policies: for “at least the next two weeks,” ...

Bruins to retire O’Ree’s number in Feb. 18 ceremony

BOSTON (AP) — Willie O’Ree, who broke the NHL’s color barrier, is set have his jersey retired by the Boston Bruins. O’Ree will have his No. 22 jersey honored prior to the Bruins’ Feb. 18 game against the New Jersey Devils, the team announced Tuesday. He became the league’s first ...

NHL opens up its season tonight minus the bubble

When the NHL charter flight back from the Edmonton bubble landed in New Jersey, Gary Bettman’s phone started ringing. The commissioner thought he’d get a couple of weeks to exhale after awarding the Stanley Cup to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Instead, it was back to work. Of course, planning ...

Tough openers for Campbell girls, WLC boys hoop teams

It was a tough season opener for two local high school basketball teams on Tuesday night. The Campbell girls basketball team fell at Pelham, 55-37, while the Wilton-Lyndeborough boys dropped a 70-33 decision at home to Conant. The Cougars were without point guard Riley Gamage, but got 10 and ...

TELEGRAPH ALL-STARS: Souhegan’s Trudel top girls runner

In a pandemic year, the fall high school seasons were shortened, making it through limited regular seasons and open tournaments. The Telegraph in these first two weeks of January are be running our annual All-Star teams, but they will be somewhat shortened with First Teams and Honorable ...

Alabama leaves no doubt with title rout of Ohio State

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — DeVonta Smith was uncoverable, Najee Harris unstoppable and Mac Jones impeccable. With a performance that was both surgical and explosive, No. 1 Alabama won the College Football Playoff national championship game 52-24 against No. 3 Ohio State on Monday night. The ...

High school winter season begins as Pelham tops Campbell

The first local high school winter sports game is in the books. However, it's probably a book first year Campbell High School boys basketball coach Justin Dibenedetto would rather not have to read again. The host Cougars fell in their season opener to Pelham, 69-34 on Monday night. The ...

Belichick opts out of Presidential award presentation

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick announced Monday night that he will not accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom, saying “remaining true to the people, team and country I love outweigh the benefits of any individual award.” In a delicately worded, one-paragraph statement, the ...

UNH women’s hoop team edged by Binghamton, 58-56

VESTAL, N.Y. - Ivy Gogolin (Hopkinton, Mass.) scored 12 of her team-leading 16 points after halftime, and Derry's Brooke Kane added 10 points, eight boards and two steals, but the University of New Hampshire women's basketball team was outlasted 58-56 by Binghamton University in Monday ...

Celtics-Bulls postponed as NBA virus problem continues

The Boston Celtics will be off again tonight. The NBA called off two more games because of COVID-related and contact tracing issues on Monday, and a person with knowledge of the situation said the Miami Heat were preparing to be without “at least five” players for the next several days ...

Belichick will not be accepting Presidential Medal of Freedom

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick announced on Monday night he will not be accepting the Presidential Medal of Freedom. President Donald Trump, according to reports, was scheduled to present one of the nation’s highest civilian honors to Belichick, the only coach to win six Super ...

TELEGRAPH ALL-STARS: HB’s Dreyer rules Girls Volleyball

In a pandemic year, the fall high school seasons were shortened, making it through limited regular seasons and open tournaments. The Telegraph in the next two weeks will be running our annual All-Star teams, but they will be somewhat shortened with First Teams and Honorable Mentions for most ...

Celtics-Heat postponement example of non-bubble NBA

Boston was going to have to face Miami with the NBA minimum of eight players on Sunday night. Turns out, the Heat didn’t even have that many. Sunday’s game between Boston and Miami was postponed — not because the Celtics ruled out seven players because of the league’s health and safety ...

The NH connection continues with national title game

Yes, Monday night football is back – briefly. Didn't it feel strange last Monday without a game? But tonight is the College Football Championship Game, with Alabama taking on Ohio State. It's the final Monday night until next August or September we get to see football. And lately this ...

Alabama, Saban ready for yet another nationatl title game

MIAMI (AP) — Trying to figure out which of Nick Saban’s Alabama teams is best is akin to picking Michelangelo’s greatest work of art or Ernest Hemingway’s best novel. They are all excellent in their own way. The first to win a national championship came in 2009 and is still the only ...