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From one golfer to another: be sensible

LOWELL – Golf has been called a gentleman’s game. It’s a sport with well-established etiquette. Repairing divots after you create a crater-sized hole in the ground after an errant 7-iron shot… → Read More

Beloved Hudson links under agreement

HUDSON, N.H. — Phil Friel bought a cluster of farms and developed his dream. It was 1960 and he called it Green Meadow Golf Club. The course consisted of nine holes; soon nine more were added… → Read More

Woods offer solace, social distancing and fitness

LOWELL – The weather’s getting nicer. And the feeling of being cooped up due to the coronavirus can be overwhelming. Exercise is a tremendous way of minimizing stress, but going to the gym is… → Read More

River Hawks land forward Matt Allen – Lowell Sun

LOWELL — One of the top scorers in the North American Hockey League has committed to UMass Lowell. Matt Allen, a 5-foot-10, 165-pound forward with a nose for the net, is the captain of the le… → Read More

A day to salute my old buddy, the general

NORTHFIELD, Vt. -- It was the winter of 1983-84. Snow was on the ground at Norwich University. It was cold. → Read More

A day to salute my old buddy, the general

NORTHFIELD, Vt. -- It was the winter of 1983-84. Snow was on the ground at Norwich University. It was cold. → Read More

Colon still pitching in at age 44

He is one of only two active Major League Baseball players (Adrian Beltre is the other) who saw action in the 1990s. → Read More

3 UMass Lowell hockey players transferring

LOWELL -- The 2018-19 UMass Lowell men's hockey roster will feature lots of new faces. Tommy Panico, Chris Forney, Tyler Mueller, Jake Kamrass and John Edwardh all played professional hockey after their senior seasons ended. → Read More

Pats well stocked for the future

Some leftover thoughts on the National Football League Draft: * Typical Patriots. The rest of the league thinks New England is going to zig and then Bill Belichick zags. → Read More

Area well-represented in Monday's Marathon

LOWELL -- Approximately 32,000 runners -- from 99 countries -- will take on the Boston Marathon on Monday and participate in the world's most prestigious distance race. → Read More

German-born prep school star excited to pick UMass Lowell

LOWELL -- A Germany native who has been a part of two New England championship teams has committed to the UMass Lowell hockey program. → Read More

Running an NBA team for day

Chelmsford native Dan Craig got his first taste of being an NBA head coach on Sunday. The Miami Heat assistant coach filled in as head coach while Erik Spoelstra left the team to be with his wife, Nikki, with the couple were expecting their first → Read More

Defensemen fast friends on, off ice

LOWELL -- They arrived on campus from different parts of North America with different personalities. Tyler Mueller, from Regina, Sask. → Read More

Pam Fletcher's Olympic dream was shattered, but not her passion (SLIDESHOW)

WESTFORD -- Skiing makes her smile. Talking about skiing makes her eyes sparkle. Watching people ski can even bring her out of her seat. → Read More

Legendary Lowell boxer is in Patriots' corner

LOWELL -- Growing up in the city, long before his boxing path led him to a world championship, Micky Ward was a typical teen. → Read More

'The Fighter' is in Pats' corner

LOWELL -- Growing up in the city, long before his boxing path led him to a world championship, Micky Ward was a typical teen. → Read More

River Hawks can make a big move up Hockey East ladder

LOWELL -- After a nightmarish 0-4 start to their Hockey East season, UMass Lowell has more than righted the ship. → Read More

River Hawks hope to fly back from Arizona with two wins

LOWELL -- Norm Bazin expects Arizona State to present a big challenge to his team this weekend. Literally. → Read More

Hernberg giving the River Hawks a big boost

LOWELL -- After the way Tyler Wall backboned UMass Lowell to Hockey East regular-season and playoff titles -- and just over five minutes of clock action from a Frozen Four berth -- expectations weren't high for Christoffer Hernberg to get much ice → Read More

Sox in search of the long ball

It's the worst secret in baseball: The Boston Red Sox need to hit more home runs. Despite winning the American League East last summer, the Red Sox smacked only 168 home runs -- only Atlanta, Pittsburgh and San Francisco hit less -- to rank 27th → Read More