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U-32's Orli Schwartz, right, attempts to chase down Woodstock's Abby Kaija at the finish line of the girls classic relay during Tuesday's high school Nordic championships in Ripton.
Burlington Free Press — Austin Danforth

Local Roundup: Woodstock Skiers Grab Four State Crowns in a Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mendon, Vt. — Say this about this year’s Woodstock Union High School skiing program: When the Wasps go out, they apparently go all out. In what may be one of the most complete performances in Vermont Principals Association history, Woodstock sent its Alpine and Nordic programs to different state championships on Tuesday and came home doubly victorious at both sites. …

Surprise in Cub Colors: Dartmouth’s Hendricks In Chicago’s Plans

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mesa, Ariz. — Studying has never been a problem for Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks, who has a degree in economics from Dartmouth College. The right-hander enjoys baseball’s scouting reports and video work almost as much as being on the mound. So sure, Hendricks noticed when manager Joe Maddon said he was likely …

Local Roundup: Raiders Roll Into Playoffs on 8-0-1 Run

Monday, March 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Take your pick of which is the most impressive: ∎ Going unbeaten in the last nine games of the season? ∎ Having to play five games in eight days — and winning all of them? ∎ Not losing a single contest away from home all winter? ∎ Having all six …

Big Red Escapes With Overtime Win

Friday, February 13, 2015

Hanover — The lone sound in the Dartmouth College men’s basketball locker room late Friday evening was that of gushing shower head. The mood was somber, for the Big Green had let Ivy League foe Cornell off the …

Memory Lane: Dartmouth Celebrates Its Trail-Blazing NCAA Tourney Teams

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Hanover — In their current form, the NCAA men’s hockey semifinals and title game are gaudily marketed as the “Frozen Four,” a trio of nationally-televised games played before big crowds in NHL arenas. Media coverage is extensive, the …

Former Dartmouth College ‘Frat Boy’ Andrew Lohse Returns To Retell Tales of Campus

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Hanover — Anti-hazing advocate Andrew Lohse gave a reading from his memoir Tuesday night at Left Bank Books, just weeks before his planned return to Dartmouth College, where he hopes to finish his degree. The book, Confessions of …

Local Roundup: Martin, Engineers Stifle Blue Mountain

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Woodsville — The Woodsville High girls basketball team wasn’t upset about the possibility of allowing Blue Mountain senior Jordan Farquharson her 1,000th career point on Monday night. The Engineers were just going to make sure that if she did reach the plateau, she’d do so one point at …

A Life: Peter ‘Pano’ Rodis, 1959-2014; ‘He Wanted to Know That Everyone Was Being Treated Right’

Monday, February 9, 2015

Sharon — While Pano Rodis found many ways to help people and take on the status quo in communities and institutions of the Upper Valley, finding the time for those efforts posed a challenge. And now there is …

Local Roundup: Threesome Stomps Standards at Vermont Track Qualifier

Monday, February 9, 2015

Northfield, Vt. — It’s a fairly straightforward thing, qualifying for the New England Indoor Track and Field Championships. At least in Vermont, all it required was a top-six finish, regardless of division, in any of the events staged …

Dog-Gone: Just Like That, Yale Pulls Away From Dartmouth

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Hanover — There are stunning losses, and then there’s what happened to the Dartmouth College women’s hockey team Saturday during its ECAC game against visiting Yale. Tied with eight minutes to play, the Big Green surrendered the contest’s …

Dartmouth to Offer Course on Ferguson

Friday, February 6, 2015

Hanover — A group of 21 Dartmouth College professors is planning an interdisciplinary course this spring on systemic racial inequality and violence in America, an academic offering inspired by the civil rights activism stemming from this summer’s protests in Ferguson, Mo. The course, “10 Weeks, 10+ Professors: #BlackLivesMatter,” …

Valley Regional Proposes New Mental Health Facility

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Claremont — A plan by Valley Regional Healthcare to invest $1.5 million in a facility to care for mentally ill patients sent for treatment because they pose a danger to themselves or others could contribute to New Hampshire’s efforts to rebuild its broken mental health care system. The …

Freshman Rises for Big Green Hockey

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College hockey player Carl Hesler didn’t look like a freshman Saturday night. Not with a Union defender in hot pursuit and another angling over to cut the Big Green forward off before he could reach …