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Local Roundup: Dartmouth Women’s Rugby Going Varsity

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Associated Press Hanover — Dartmouth College will elevate its women’s rugby team from a club sport to varsity status starting with the 2015-16 academic year, athletic director Harry Sheehy said Monday. Women’s rugby will become the Big Green’s 35th varsity sport and 17th for women, to go along with 16 for men and two co-ed varsities. Dartmouth will join Brown and Harvard as Ivy League members sponsoring varsity women’s …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Dental Insurer Cuts Reimbursement

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Norwich — Northeast Delta Dental, faced with growing competition and the prospect of losing premium-sensitive individual consumers, this year implemented a 4 percent cut in the fee schedule it uses to reimburse most dentists in New Hampshire and Vermont. “Our prices stopped being competitive,” said Tom Raffio, chief …

Big Green Sweeps Out Princeton; Colgate Up Next

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Hanover — The ECAC slaps a surcharge on ticket prices for its postseason men’s hockey tournament, but few if any fans were complaining at Thompson Arena on Saturday after Dartmouth College eked out a 2-0 victory over Princeton. …

Big Green Strikes First: Third-Period Goal Lifts Dartmouth in Game 1

Friday, March 6, 2015

Hanover — The cliche states that a team’s best players must be just that during its biggest games. Eric Neiley certainly fits the bill for Dartmouth College men’s hockey. A scrappy senior wing, Neiley notched his sixth winning …

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 …

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 …

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? …

Barnes & Noble to Spin Off College-Bookstore Business

Sunday, March 1, 2015

New York — Barnes & Noble Inc. will spin off its college-bookstore business from its retail chain and Nook e-reader operations, creating two publicly traded companies. As part of the breakup, shares in the new Barnes & Noble Education business will be distributed tax-free to investors, the New …

After Derailing Bobcats, Big Green Gets Ready for Tigers

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Hanover — The 10th-ranked Quinnipiac men’s hockey team came into Thompson Arena on Saturday night, looking to cap its regular season by pushing its unbeaten streak to 14 games (10-0-3). What it met was a senior-laden Dartmouth team …

College Roundup: Big Green Women Drop Playoff Opener

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Potsdam, n.y. — Six goals by five skaters propelled top-seeded Clarkson past the eighth-seeded Dartmouth women’s hockey team, 6-0, in the first game of the ECAC quarterfinal on Friday. The Big Green dipped to 13-14-2 on the season, while the Golden Knights improved to 23-9-3. Clarkson (29-9-3) found …