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Sluka's 4 total TDs lead Holy Cross past Georgetown 48-14

Oct. 16, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Matthew Sluka passed for two touchdowns and rushed for two scores in Holy Cross' 48-14 victory over Georgetown on Saturday. Sluka was 7-of-10 passing for 136 yards, and he carried it 10 times for 92 yards. Marco Siderman added 116 yards passing,...

Harvard, Borguet trample Lafayette 30-3

Oct. 16, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Aidan Borguet ran for 169 yards on 22 carries and scored twice and Harvard beat Lafayette 30-3 on Saturday. The Crimson (5-0) scored 10 points in each of the first three quarters against the Patriot League Leopards (2-5). Alex Washington had two...

Some hospitals delay worker COVID-19 vaccine requirement

Oct. 16, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

Hundreds of health care workers in Massachusetts have received COVID-19 vaccines in recent days to meet requirements, but thousands of employees remain unvaccinated, and some hospitals have delayed their deadlines. Mass General Brigham, the state's largest hospital...

In New Hampshire, vaccine fights and misinformation roil GOP

Oct. 16, 2021 10:59 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Ken Weyler was known around the New Hampshire Statehouse for dismissing the benefits of COVID-19 vaccines and opposing tens of millions of dollars in federal funds to promote vaccinations. But when the 79-year-old Weyler, a retired...

New high-tech buoy coming to Buzzards Bay

Oct. 16, 2021 08:49 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A high-tech buoy designed to enhance maritime safety is being installed in Buzzards Bay, state environmental officials said. The buoy that measures wave height, wave period, wave direction and surface water temperature every 30 minutes will be placed about...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 06:10 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH def. Argenta-Oreana, forfeit Aledo (Mercer County) 54, Stark County 0 Algonquin (Jacobs) 49, Hampshire 13 Amundsen 34, Chicago Sullivan 0 Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop)...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alcoa def. Union County, forfeit Baylor 41, Hendersonville 35 Bearden 14, Cleveland 10 Beech 49, Gallatin 17 Bledsoe County 41, Tellico Plains 24 Boyd...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Andale 65, Clearwater 6 Andover Central 27, Andover 20 Arkansas City 24, Valley Center 21 Atchison 51, KC Schlagle 22 Atchison County 14, Republic County 12 ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 15, 2021 23:44 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adams Central 62, Woodlan 0 Avon 35, Noblesville 21 Batesville 40, Connersville 13 Benton Central 8, Northwestern 6 Bloomington North 42, Southport 14 ...

Relatives make painstaking searches for Mexico's missing

Oct. 15, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

CUAUTLA, Mexico (AP) — Two young volunteers dressed in long sleeves, jeans and face masks dig into the steep side of stream bank reeking of sewage that flows from a shopping center. Neither the overpowering stench, the piles of garbage, nor the suffocating heat stops...