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    Hoosick wins wild one over MAU

    04/19/2014 09:01 AM EDT
    HOOSICK, N.Y. -- When asked to describe Friday afternoon's baseball game against Mount Anthony in one word, it took Hoosick Falls coach Mike Lilac about 30 seconds to come up with opportunistic. Lilac's Panthers took advantage of some bloops and fortuitous bounces in a 9-run sixth inning that was the difference in a 12-10 win. 
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    Roundup: ‘Neers smash Lynx
    04/18/2014 10:08 PM EDT - LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP BENNINGTON -- Lesley University scored two quick runs to open Friday’s baseball game against Southern Vermont College. But after that, it was all Mountaineers. SVC scored three in the first inning to take back the lead and never looked back at Bill Epstein Field, running away with a 14-2 win. Full Story

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    Orioles pound Lackey, Red Sox

    BOSTON (AP) -- Jonathan Schoop went 4 for 5 with two doubles and two RBIs, and the Baltimore Orioles pounded Red Sox starter John Lackey in an 8-4 victory over Boston on Friday night. Full Story
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    Safety Patrick Chung returns to Pats

    FOXBOROUGH -- Safety Patrick Chung is back with the New England Patriots as the latest addition to their rebuilt secondary. Full Story
    CELTICS
    Celtics lose a draft lottery tiebreaker

    The Utah Jazz have won a tiebreaker with the Boston Celtics, giving them a chance for a better pick in the NBA draft. Full Story




     
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    (Adam Samrov / Bennington Banner)
    Hoosick wins wild one over MAU

    04/19/2014 09:01 AM EDT
    HOOSICK, N.Y. -- When asked to describe Friday afternoon's baseball game against Mount Anthony in one word, it took Hoosick Falls coach Mike Lilac about 30 seconds to come up with opportunistic. Lilac's Panthers took advantage of some bloops and fortuitous bounces in a 9-run sixth inning that was the difference in a 12-10 win. 
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    Roundup: ‘Neers smash Lynx
    04/18/2014 10:08 PM EDT - LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP BENNINGTON -- Lesley University scored two quick runs to open Friday’s baseball game against Southern Vermont College. But after that, it was all Mountaineers. SVC scored three in the first inning to take back the lead and never looked back at Bill Epstein Field, running away with a 14-2 win. Full Story

    NBA title race still wide open
    04/18/2014 10:08 PM EDT - MIAMI -- Before the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win the NBA title, collecting a whopping 76 percent of ballots cast. The voters weren’t some know-nothings, either. No, this was a polling of NBA general managers. Things seem quite a bit different now. Full Story

    Lundqvist now wants a Cup
    04/18/2014 10:08 PM EDT - NEW YORK -- Henrik Lundqvist is the king of the New York Rangers record book for goalies. He surged this season past Mike Richter’s mark for career wins (301) and dispatched Ed Giacomin on the shutout list (49). The only thing missing is a Stanley Cup ring. That is the one area in which Richter still has him beat. Full Story

    Union celebrates its national title
    04/17/2014 10:11 PM EDT - SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- Mat Bodie isn't much of a speech-giver. The Union senior captain wasn't ever looking to stand up and give his team a run-of-the-mill motivational pep-talk this season or inspire anything more than simply playing hockey. But, despite that, Bodie spoke to his teammates before every game the Dutchmen played this season and he finished the same way every Full Story

    Locals Boston-bound for Marathon
    04/17/2014 10:11 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- More than 36,000 runners will take to the streets of Boston on Monday morning for the annual running of the Boston Marathon. In that sea of humanity, a handful of local runners will be competing in the event. Bennington's Jesse Robson, Peru's Isabel Caldwell, North Bennington's Danielle Fogarty and Readsboro's Jan Rancatti are all entered in the Full Story

    Critics, knee not a program for new Jet
    04/17/2014 10:08 PM EDT - NEW YORK -- Chris Johnson knows what a lot of people are saying about him. Maybe he’s lost a step. He’ll never be the electrifying playmaker he once was. Well, the New York Jets running back is listening -- and can’t wait to silence the critics. "It’s always great to have things to put a chip on your shoulder, have things to motivate you," Johnson said Full Story