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Jessica Caron a Dartmouth employee talks with Bryanna Thurston, left, and  Kylie Rogers both 10 and from Canaan, N.H. Bryanna was holding a flashlight given to her by a Hanover police officer, during the last 30 seconds of the womens basketball game the gym went totally dark. Emergencey lights were on at the time but the gym was still dim. The girls were at the game with family, they come to watch the Dartmouth cheerleaders. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)
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Big Green Left in the Dark in Loss

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Hanover — Dartmouth College’s Leede Arena was thrown into blackness with 31 seconds remaining in Saturday’s women’s basketball game between Dartmouth College and visiting Pennsylvania. But even the suddenly power failure couldn’t obscure the hard truth for the Big Green: another effort was going for naught, this time in a 56-41 loss to the Ivy League-leading Quakers. The lights flickered, …

Super Sunday’s Humble Origins Explored in Dartmouth Professor’s New Book

Sunday, February 7, 2016

When It Was Just A Game: Remembering The First Super Bowl by Harvey Frommer; Taylor Trade Publishing, 2015; 301 pages; $29.95 Before after-market Super Bowl …

Star Turn: Lebanon High’s Fleury Part of All-Star Showcase

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Lebanon — Kerri Terwilliger sat closest to the projector screen, at the far end of a rectangular table in Salt hill Pub’s party room in …

Louisville Hands Itself Postseason Ban

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Louisville, Ky. — The president of Louisville announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men’s basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal, a decision that stunned coach Rick Pitino. President James Ramsey said at …

Ivy Basketball: Yale Tops Columbia, Takes Over First

Saturday, February 6, 2016

New Haven, Conn. — Brandon Sherrod scored 25 — and set the Division I single-season record for consecutive field goals made — to help Yale beat Columbia 86-72 Friday and take over sole possession of first place in the Ivy League standings. Justin Sears added 27 points for …

C’s Win at Horn

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Cleveland — Avery Bradley made a corner jumper at the horn to give the Boston Celtics a stunning 104-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. Bradley’s shot from just in front of Boston’s bench dropped through …

Lightning Freeze Penguins

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Tampa, Fla. — Ondrej Palat and Anton Stralman both scored twice, Tyler Johnson had a goal and two assists and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 on Friday night for their eighth consecutive home win. Tampa Bay, 10-1 overall since Jan. 8, also got a …

Analytics Idea Wins Super Bowl Tickets

Saturday, February 6, 2016

San Francisco — A 30-year-old logistics and operations worker from Seattle has won a Super Bowl technology contest that earned him $50,000 and tickets to the game. Colin Edwards’ idea, called “PlayerMetrics,” was selected Friday by Microsoft over two other submissions. Edwards works for Alexander Exhibit, an engineering …

Net Loss: Once-Powerful Dartmouth Women Struggle on the Ice

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Hanover — The last time the Dartmouth College women’s hockey team won a game, Ben Carson was a relevant presidential candidate, gasoline cost more than $2 per gallon and rock singer Scott Weiland was still alive. The Big …

A Happy Return for Former Oxbow Player

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bradford, Vt. — Playing in her former team’s home gym Thursday night was a strange experience for Thetford Academy junior Dahlia Klarich. Yet thanks to those around her on the Panthers’ girls basketball team, transitioning from Oxbow Union …

Local Roundup: MVCS Girls Soar Over Cabot in Rematch

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Cabot, Vt. — This wasn’t supposed to happen. Perhaps not in Perry Seale’s mind, at least. The Mid Vermont Christian School girls basketball team dropped a 16-point decision in Quechee to Cabot in December, and since that loss, the Huskies have thrown themselves into the upper half of …

Hartford, Woodstock Hoop Teams Fight Cancer

Thursday, February 4, 2016

White River Junction — The Hartford High and Woodstock High boys basketball programs will unite for a common cause tonight when they stage a Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser during their doubleheader at Hartford High School. The teams will be accepting donations at the door and will also raise …

In Brief: Driver Stewart Sidelined

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Charlotte, n.c. — Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle. Stewart-Haas Racing said the three-time NASCAR champion sustained a “burst fracture of the L1 vertebra” when he crashed on an ATV Sunday. He …