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Ithaca College football co-captain and Hanover High graduate Sam Carney (22) talks to a teammate in an undated photograph. (Ithaca College photograph)

Building His Own Tradition

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Ithaca, n.y. — Sam Carney doesn’t have Touchdown Jesus. Instead, he has a gorgeous view. Tradition takes all forms in collegiate athletics. Some of it is for the good. Some brings honor; ask the person dotting the “i” for the Ohio State marching band’s script “Ohio.” Some grows from habit; consider the people filling the tents on the Krzyzewskiville lawn …

Dartmouth Soccer Sweeps Columbia

Sunday, October 26, 2014

New York — Senior Tasha Wilkins scored the game’s lone goal off a free kick in the 19th minute to give the Dartmouth College women’s soccer team a 1-0 win over Columbia on Saturday at Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium. The Big Green striker found the back of the net from the right side of the box for her fourth goal of the …

UNH Hangs On to Defeat Stony Brook

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Durham, n.h. — Cam Shorey blocked Graham Ball’s potential game-tying extra point, Jimmy Owens broke a 51-yard touchdown run on the ensuing drive, and New Hampshire held on to beat Stony Brook 28-20 on Saturday. Trailing 21-14 late in the fourth, Stony Brook drove 43 yards on four plays, capped by Conor Bednarski’s 31-yard touchdown pass to Adrian Coxson, cutting the Wildcats’ lead …

Saturday Highlight

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Associated Press Here are some things to watch in Week 9 of the Southeastern Conference season: ∎ Game of the Week : No. 3 Mississippi at No. 24 LSU. Ole Miss is off to its best start in more than 50 years, but now must face what …

The Lion’s Meow — In an Era of Change, One Constant Remains: Last Place Columbia

Friday, October 24, 2014

By Tris Wykes Valley News Staff Writer “Way uptown, at its gleaming new field house on the northern tip of Manhattan, Columbia is trying to win at football — really, it is — even though it may appear …

Probe Reveals UNC Fraud

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Chapel Hill, n.c. — A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A’s and B’s over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday. At least …

Big Green Picked 6th in Ivy League Poll

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College’s men’s basketball team was picked to finish sixthin the Ivy League’s preseason poll on Wednesday. For the second straight year, Harvard was the unanimous pick to win the conference title. Yale was second in the poll, with Columbia third and Princeton fourth. Brown is …

Winston Should Leave FSU for NFL

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A top college football school always dreads the possibility of its star leaving early for the NFL. Always. Exception to the rule: Florida State ought to be welcoming the idea of Jameis Winston going pro after the season — and taking his tarnished Heisman Trophy with him. The …

Dartmouth Graduate Friel Helping NFL to Change Its Approach to Domestic Abuse Reports, Penalties

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Hanover — The words jumped off the screen with the impact of a crushing blind-side tackle. The video is about domestic violence. The speaker is former NFL defensive tackle Joe Ehrmann. “Imagine this is your loved one,” he …

Don’t Read Too Much Into Seminoles’ Perfection

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tallahassee, Fla. — Chunks of our wacko nation are about to spend the next few days at one of our deepest pleasures. In bars, in barber shops, at offices, on the radio and in the sacrosanctity of comment sections, we are about to decipher a monumental offensive pass-interference …

Big Green Tennis Players Advance at ITA Regionals

Monday, October 20, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Dartmouth freshmen sophomore Taylor Ng advanced to the quarterfinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional Championships at Yale’s Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center on Sunday. Freshmen Kristina Mathis and Alexxis Kiven also represented the Big Green, which went 3-1 in singles action and 0-1 in …

Irish’s Four Horsemen Galloped Game to Forefront in ’24

Sunday, October 19, 2014

The U.S. Military Academy Band struck up a rousing John Philip Sousa march at one end the Polo Grounds, New York City’s eccentric stadium. As the musicians wheeled to their right and down one side of the football field, the first ranks of the Corps of Cadets emerged …

Cross Off Another: Dartmouth Football Keeps Victories Coming

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Hanover — Homecoming lived up to its name at Saturday’s Dartmouth College football game, won by the hosts, 24-21, over nonconference opponent Holy Cross. The victory pushed the Big Green to 4-1 and when it was over, the …