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Tris Wykes as a ball boy for Dartmouth College's football team in an undated photograph. (Courtesy photograph)

First Person: On Opening Day, Recalling Clobbering Coach With a Football

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Hanover — It was a fine fall afternoon in the mid-1980s. The setting was the front edge of the home sideline at Dartmouth College’s Memorial Field and I, a teenage ball boy, was frozen in fear. The intervening years have clouded my recollection as to which Big Green ball carrier was scrambling toward the south end zone, but I’m going to guess it was quarterback David Gabianelli. As he hustled for yardage, a Yale linebacker targeted him for destruction. The two appeared headed for a violent collision at the exact spot I was standing, but fortunately for me — and unfortunately for Dartmouth coach Joe …

Dartmouth Wants Students’ Help in Reforming Greek Life

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Hanover — Reform is brewing at Dartmouth College, where senior administrators met with Greek leaders earlier this week to weigh possible measures to curb high-risk behavior at the college, such as a campus-wide ban on hard alcohol and the elimination of pledge terms. Among those representing the college at the closed-door meeting Tuesday were Dartmouth President Phil Hanlon, Board of Trustees Chairman Bill …

Local Roundup: Yellowjackets Hit Accelerator, Bust Rutland

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Windsor — In order to take down an unbeaten team from a higher division, it doesn’t hurt to take a two-goal lead in the first 17 minutes of action. That’s just what the Windsor field hockey team did on Friday afternoon as the Jacks held on to beat visiting Rutland 3-1 on homecoming …

Dartmouth Field Hockey Doubled Up by Pacific

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Hanover — It’s not usual that the head coach of one team addresses the opposing players after the final horn, but Tuesday’s field hockey game between Dartmouth College and visiting Pacific wasn’t your usual non-conference clash. The visiting …

Local Roundup: Hanover Volleys to Victory

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Weare, n.h. — Riding a 20-point run of serve from junior Zoe McElwain during the second set, the Hanover High volleyball team opened its season with an emphatic 3-0 sweep of John Stark on Monday evening. The Marauders (1-0) prevailed by scores of 25-13, 25-5 and 25-20, and …

Team Water Break

Monday, September 8, 2014

Swapping sprint passes for swim trunks, first downs for fishing line and water breaks for ... well, the water, the Dartmouth College football team took a break from preseason work on Wednesday for a visit to Hanover’s Storrs …

Big Green Stopped by Huskies, 3-1

Monday, September 8, 2014

Seattle — Junior Corey Delaney scored the first Dartmouth goal of the season, but three unanswered goals by Washington secured the hosts a 3-1 victory in the finale of the Husky/Nike Invitational women’s soccer tournament on Sunday evening. Delaney was credited with the goal off a cross from …

No Vacancy: Rental Housing in the Upper Valley — Always Scarce — Gets Scarcer

Sunday, September 7, 2014

West Lebanon — Looking for an apartment? Good luck. The availability of rental apartments in the Upper Valley, especially at the region’s epicenter in Lebanon, Hanover and Hartford, is near zero as fewer houses are being put up …

Exonerated Upper Valley Researcher Offers Critique of VA

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Lebanon — The disclosure statement filed by the co-author of a three-page opinion piece published by the New England Journal of Medicine on Aug. 28 — “Dr. Weeks previously worked for the VHA” — is stark in its …

William Deresiewicz Waves His Red Flag at the Ivy League

Friday, August 29, 2014

St. Louis — In his introduction to Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, former Yale professor William Deresiewicz describes today’s Ivy League as a highly competent zombie factory, one …

Big Green Football Not Big-Headed

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Hanover — Five years ago, the Dartmouth College football team was coming off a winless season and its coaches, players and fans could only dream about finishing third in the Ivy League. Now, being picked by league media …

Springfield Hospital Pleads Case

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Montpelier — Executives of Springfield Hospital told a hearing of the Green Mountain Care Board on Tuesday that the hospital was on track to post a $1 million operating loss in the fiscal year that ends Sept. 30, then faced skeptical questioning about the hospital’s request for a …

Proponents Continue Push for Mascoma Valley Clinic

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Canaan — About 75 people gathered at the Cardigan Mountain School this week to support plans to build a $3.95 million clinic that could eventually provide a range of medical, dental, mental health and related services to residents …