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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 …

Big Green Bears Down, Routs Maine

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Hanover — After enduring three consecutive games decided in the final seconds, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team made quick work of Maine on Saturday afternoon, drubbing the Black Bears, 74-51, in a nonconference contest at Leede Arena. …

Dartmouth Women Take Positives From Tie

Friday, December 5, 2014

Hanover — Period by period, game by game, the Dartmouth College women’s hockey team moves toward proving that its woeful 2013-14 season was only a hiccup and not a sign of deeper ill health. The Big Green rallied …

Big Green Sends the Kids Home Happy

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Hanover — One side of Dartmouth College’s Leede Arena was a wiggling, squealing, dancing mass of elementary school students Thursday afternoon when the Big Green women’s basketball team hosted Hartford in a nonconference clash. Egged on by loud, …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth QB Named Finalist for Top Ivy Honor

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College football quarterback Dalyn Williams was named as one of the two finalists for the Bushnell Cup, given to the Ivy League’s top offensive and defensive players. Williams is a finalist for the offensive award. Williams, chosen as the first-team All-Ivy quarterback, is joined by …

One Last Time Around the Planet: Hannah Kearney Ready for Final Moguls Season

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

It’s still fun, but it’s time to be done. Norwich’s Hannah Kearney and her moguls teammates on the U.S. Ski Team headed out on Monday for Finland, where Kearney’s 13th and final season on the FIS World Cup …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Women’s Hoop Streak Done at Four

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Staff Reports San Diego — The Dartmouth College women’s basketball team had its four-game winning streak snapped on Monday in a 78-53 loss to San Diego. Sophomore Fanni Szabo led the Big Green with 24 points. Dartmouth dropped to 4-1 on the season, while San Diego improved to …

A Life: Jan Sorice, 1954 — 2014; ‘She Could Make It Work’

Monday, December 1, 2014

Hartford — When Jan Sorice was skiing, kayaking or hiking, she was always easy to spot: just look for the woman with the biggest smile, said her older brother, Mike Sorice. Her love of the outdoors brought her …

Local Roundup: Big Green Hockey Edges AIC

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Hanover — Senior Eric Neiley scored his first goal of the season just beyond the midway point of the third period that lifted the Dartmouth men’s hockey team to a 3-2 win against visiting American International on Saturday at Thompson Arena. Fellow seniors Eric Robinson and Tyler Sikura …

Terriers Have More Bite Than Big Green

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College women’s hockey team absorbed a few more bites than it delivered Saturday, losing a dog fight to Boston University. The teams combined for 12 penalties, among them hitting from behind, boarding, roughing and …

Big Green Beats the Buzzer

Friday, November 28, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College men’s basketball home opener had just concluded Friday … or had it? Had the Big Green beaten Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne, as the home fans believed? Or, as the scoreboard showed, was the matchup …