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A major contributor to the success of the Dartmouth College men's rugby program, senior Madison Hughes has his sights sets for the Olympics as captain of the United States sevens squad.
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The World Is Within Hughes’ Reach; USA Rugby Puts Big Green Senior in Captain’s Role

Monday, March 30, 2015

Since his freshman season, Madison Hughes has been a leader on the Dartmouth College rugby team. Today, those qualities are reaching a whole new level. Hughes, 22, was selected by first-year USA Sevens coach Mike Friday to captain the unit despite being its youngest player. That role has made the Big Green senior the Eagles’ spokesman on the field for …

Dartmouth’s Chodounsky Retains U.S. Slalom Crown

Monday, March 30, 2015

Carrabassett Valley, Maine — A broken ski pole didn’t discourage David Chodounsky in his first run. A few tiny bobbles up top couldn’t deter him in his second, either. Chodounsky successfully defended his slalom title Sunday with a fast second run in the last event at the U.S. Alpine Championships. Trailing after the …

The Life of a Resident Doctor

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Lebanon — During Kevin Koo’s hardest day as a resident at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, he sat in a conference room with the family of a critically ill patient as they debated which, if any, invasive medical steps should be taken to keep their loved one alive through the coming night. “In that moment …

Golden Griffins Shine Over Big Green in CIT

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Buffalo, n.y. — Twenty-point comebacks in basketball games usually arrive with the frequency of unicorn sightings. Or Golden Griffins, for that matter. It was the latter mythical beast — or rather tall gentlemen bearing the eagle-lion hybrid as …

Long Time Coming: After 56 Years, Dartmouth Back in Postseason

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Hanover — After a week of final exams, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team tonight makes its first postseason appearance in 56 years tonight when it visits Canisius in a first-round game of the CollegeInsider.com tournament. Tipoff is …

Colgate Ends Dartmouth’s Season

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Hamilton, n.y. — The Dartmouth College men’s hockey team’s season ended Saturday with a 3-2 loss at Colgate that allowed the Raiders to capture the teams’ ECAC quarterfinal, best-of-three series, two games to none. The Big Green has not reached the conference semifinals since the 2010-11 campaign, while …

Big Green Drops Game 1 of ECAC Quarterfinals

Friday, March 13, 2015

Hamilton, n.y. — The Dartmouth College men’s hockey team lost to Colgate, 3-1, Friday in the opener of the teams’ ECAC second round playoff series. The result means the Big Green must win tonight to extend its season and the best-of-three series. The No. 16 Raiders are 2-0-1 …

Dartmouth’s Devin Buffalo Not Your Typical Third-String Goalie

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Hanover — Devin Buffalo rose from his seat on a padded training table outside the Dartmouth College men’s hockey locker room Monday and extended his hand. “Thanks for telling my story,” the freshman goaltender said, and headed off …

Democrats Discuss Health Reforms

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Hartland — About 20 people responded to a call from the Windsor County Democratic Committee and gathered in Damon Hall Monday evening to discuss how to keep the banner of health care reform raised during a period of state budget deficits and public skepticism fueled by the woes …

Dartmouth To Enforce Liquor Ban

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Hanover — Stiff sanctions will soon take effect for students and organizations found in violation of Dartmouth College’s new ban on hard liquor, college officials announced last week. After March 28, undergraduates caught drinking or in possession of alcohol over 30 proof, or 15 percent alcohol, likely will …

A 56-Year Wait Ends: Dartmouth Men’s Hoop Going to Postseason

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College men’s basketball team will be a postseason participant for the first time in 56 years, the school announced Monday. The Big Green has accepted a bid to the 32-team CollegeInsider.com tournament, becoming eligible …

Local & Regional Briefs: Monday, March 9

Monday, March 9, 2015

Tuition Increase of 2.9 % Approved for Dartmouth Hanover — The Dartmouth College Board of Trustees last week approved a 2.9 percent rise in tuition for the 2015-16 academic year, the same increment as between last year and the current year, according to a college news release. The …

Local Roundup: KUA Toppled In NEPSAC Finale

Monday, March 9, 2015

Windsor, Conn. — The Kimball Union Academy girls basketball team’s bid to retain its New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Class C championship came up short in Sunday’s regional tournament title game, as Connecticut’s Hamden Hall denied the Wildcats in a 69-52 decision. KUA (20-7) was making its …