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Richard (Dick) Sheldon, former Dartmouth College professor of Russian, pals around with students during a study abroad trip to Saint Petersburg in 1991. Sheldon, who died last February, led several student trips abroad during his 36 years with the Dartmouth Russian department. (Family photograph)

A Life: Dick Sheldon, 1932-2014; ‘We All Fell for Him Instantly’

Monday, January 26, 2015

Hanover — When a student fell ill during a study-abroad trip to St. Petersburg, Russia — then Leningrad, U.S.S.R. — Dick Sheldon, then a Dartmouth College professor of Russian, brought her a bowl of chicken soup. The simplicity of the gesture belied the difficulty of obtaining the bowl, the spoon and the soup toward the end of the Soviet era …

Local Roundup: Pogue Sixth at NHCS Nordic Race

Monday, January 26, 2015

Whitefield, n.h. — There are certain allowances that have to be made when gathering hundreds of cross country skiers in one location, such as what happened on Saturday at the first of two New Hampshire Coaches Series high school races of the winter. For one, Lebanon coach Les Lawrence noted, the competitors don’t line up in a mass start, as might happen in …

Dartmouth Men Rally to Shock Mighty Harvard

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Boston — Trailing by 14 points early in the second half, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team went on a 26-2 run to rally for a stunning 70-61 victory over host and four-time defending Ivy League champion Harvard on Saturday afternoon at Lavietes Pavilion. The victory gave Dartmouth (8-8, 1-1 Ivy) its first …

Better Late Than ... Mitola Comes Through for Big Green

Friday, December 19, 2014

Hanover — It hadn’t been Alex Mitola’s night. And then, suddenly, the Dartmouth College junior owned the evening, sinking a quartet of 3-point shots during overtime to send the Big Green past Northern Illinois, 58-55, on Friday night at Leede Arena. Mitola’s final trey was still sailing through …

Dartmouth Center to Fold Into Institute for Health Policy

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science, begun four years ago with much fanfare and a $35 million bankroll, will be merged into a larger and better-established affiliate of the college’s medical school, college officials have confirmed. The move could erase from the organizational chart …

Local Roundup: Rivendell Boys Ride Hot Second Quarter Past Oxbow

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Orford — Tim Stimson scored 19 points and Kolin Huntington added 17 as the Rivendell Academy boys basketball team defeated Oxbow, 66-58. The score by quarters was fairly balanced, except in the second, when the Raptors (2-1) outscored the Olympians (1-2) 17-7 to grab a 35-24 halftime lead. …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Krass Third at Dew Tour Slopestyle

Monday, December 15, 2014

Breckenridge, Colo. — She keeps sounding like she’s surprised. The recent record, however, says that nothing Hanover’s Julia Krass has accomplished on snow lately should be shocking at all. The 17-year-old made the podium in her first freeskiing start of the season on Saturday, claiming third place in …

Not Throwing in the Towel: Lebanon’s Filiano Still Has Big Competitive Plans as Dartmouth Senior

Monday, December 15, 2014

Hanover — As Dominic Filiano has gotten older and grown over the years, Dartmouth College’s Leverone Field House has been one of his primary sanctuaries. Since his freshman year of high school, the track and field throwing specialist …

Big Green Hockey Drubs Sacred Heart

Monday, December 15, 2014

Hanover — Several large bags of bagels rested on a counter outside the Sacred Heart men’s hockey locker room Sunday at Thompson Arena, the fodder of pre- and postgame snacks for the Pioneers. However, once Dartmouth heated up …

The One That Got Away: Heisman Trophy Eluded Dartmouth’s Bob MacLeod in 1938

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Here’s today’s Dartmouth College football quiz: Who’s the only Dartmouth football player to receive votes for the Heisman Trophy as the nation’s outstanding college football player? This might fall in the realm of ultimate trivia, but Bob MacLeod …

Grandstand’s Last Stand

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Engelberth Construction crew members Matt Barry, of Quechee, left, and Russell Tinkham, of Groton, Vt., walk past the west stands at Dartmouth College’s Memorial Field as crews continue demolition work on Monday. Crews began work on the stands …

Local Roundup: Green’s Williams Denied Ivy Player of Year Honor

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Hanover — Close, but no cigar. Dartmouth College junior quarterback Dalyn Williams’ hopes for capping a stellar season with the Ivy League’s Asa S. Bushnell Cup as the league’s offensive player of the year came up short on …

Local Roundup: UVM Women’s Hoop Nips Green

Monday, December 8, 2014

Staff Reports Burlington — Vermont finished with four players in double figures and held on late in the second half to defeat the Dartmouth College women’s basketball team, 68-63, on Sunday afternoon at Patrick Gym. Dartmouth sophomore Fanni Szabo led all scorers with 25 points. Big Green juniors …