Local sports

Twin Valley teams open with Rivendell

Reformer Staff BRATTLEBORO - Twin Valley seniors Skyler Boyd, Brett Swanson and Ethan Fox are accustomed to winning. The Wildcats, who were victorious 16 times last year, have an impressive 57-11 record over the past three boys …

Washburn, Green lead all scorers at Rec

Reformer Staff BRATTLEBORO - In men's basketball league action on Wednesday at the Gibson-Aiken Center, 802 defeated Chroma 52-48 and Al's Towing downed Rice Appraisal 67-52. Lance Cutler and Jared Bradbury each netted 14 points …

Lady Pacers debut Friday at home

Reformer Staff BRATTLEBORO - Coming off of a 14-6 season, the Hinsdale varsity girls basketball team will debut at home against Wilton on Friday at 6 p.m. in "the Stable." The Lady Pacers fell to Nute, 54-47, in the second round …

CMS girls go 6-2-2

Reformer Staff BRATTLEBORO - The Chesterfield Middle School girls soccer team went 6-2-2 during the regular season and also won the Westmoreland Tournament for the fifth time in six tries. "What has been our historical hallmark, …

6 Colonels named 1st Team All State

Reformer Staff BRATTLEBORO - After going 4-5, including a consolation victory over BFA-St. Albans, the Brattleboro Union High School varsity football team had six different players named First Team All State. Conor Hiner made it …
National Sports

Penn St., Wisconsin to play for Big 10 title

The Associated Press STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - When Sean Spencer became Penn State's defensive line coach in 2014, he nicknamed his group of tackles and ends the "Wild Dogs" and upped the ante last year by using a 3-foot rawhide bone as their …

Brady chases wins record against Rams

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - If Tom Brady becomes the NFL's all-time winningest quarterback on Sunday, he will do it without the guy who's been on the receiving end of most of his touchdown passes. The Patriots (9-2) will be without tight end …

All-Star game no longer determines Series start

The Associated Press NEW YORK - The league that wins baseball's All-Star Game no longer will get home-field advantage in the World Series, which instead will go to the pennant winner with the better regular-season record. The …

'Gronk' to undergo back surgery

The Associated Press FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Rob Gronkowski's season might be over. The star Patriots tight end is having surgery for a herniated disk in his back, a person with knowledge of the details tells The Associated Press. …

College football fans want black and white

The Associated Press Sports fans want clear resolutions using objective measures to determine which team is best. Simple: Win something, get something. Survive and advance. That's the way professional sports and most …
Bruins
Boston Bruins record 2-1 win over Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. - Brad Marchand and Dominic Moore scored to lead the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.Tuukka Rask stopped 33 shots to help the Bruins win their second straight after a three-game skid.Denis …

Bruins' Bergeron will miss opener with lower-body injury

Bruins try to rebound from 2 straight years missing playoffs

Giants
Cruz looking forward to Eagles matchup

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Playing the Philadelphia Eagles always had a special meaning for Victor Cruz. This year, even more so. The last time Cruz faced the Eagles was Oct. 12, 2014, and it almost …

Celtics
Red Sox
Derek Gentile | David Ortiz not the best Red Sox player ever, but still great

PITTSFIELD — Earlier this week, David Ortiz, the longtime designated hitter for the Boston Red Sox, played his last game in a 5-4 loss to the Cleveland Indians in game three of the American …

Diamondbacks tab Boston's Hazen as next general manager

Farrell will return as Boston's manager

Yankees
Sox complete sweep of Yankees

BOSTON >> Hanley Ramirez couldn't hold back a smile when asked if he's hot yet. Ramirez homered twice and drove in four runs to rally the Boston Red Sox over New York 5-4 on Sunday night, …

Patriots
Patriots trade LB Jamie Collins to Browns

BEREA, Ohio - The winless Cleveland Browns were perceived to be sellers, not buyers, on the eve of the NFL's trade deadline. They proved that theory wrong Monday. Cleveland acquired Pro Bowl linebacker Jamie Collins from the Patriots in exchange …

Gronk, Bennett forming unique tight end tandem for Patriots

Patriots beat Bengals

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