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An artists' rendering of the proposed Memoral Field renovations.
Images courtesy Dartmouth College

Dartmouth’s Stadium Ready for a Facelift

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Hanover — When thousands of spectators crowd into Memorial Field for Saturday’s football game between Dartmouth College and Harvard, they will be witness not only to a clash of the Ivy League’s co-leaders, but to one of the last contests played in the stadium’s current confines. The Big Green hosts Brown on Nov. 15 in its home finale and two …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Sixth In Ivy Hoop Poll

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Princeton, n.j. — Penn and Princeton each garnered 123 points in the Ivy League women’s basketball preseason poll on Tuesday, but the Tigers had the edge in first-place votes, receiving nine to the Quakers’ seven. It is the first tie in the history of the preseason voting, since the poll was instituted prior to the 1999-2000 season. It marks the third overall time …

Kozlov Goal Sends Dartmouth Women to Victory

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Poughkeepsie, n.y. — Junior Lucielle Kozlov scored her team-best fifth goal of the season as the Dartmouth College women’s soccer team defeated Marist, 1-0, in nonconference play on Monday evening at Tenney Stadium. The win puts Dartmouth 6-4-4 overall with an Ivy League showdown set for Saturday evening at Burnham Field against Harvard. The Big Green are 2-0-3 in league play with nine …

Local Roundup: Big Green Women’s Hockey Rolls in Opener

Monday, October 27, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College women’s ice hockey team opened its regular season in a big way on Sunday afternoon, routing in-state rival New Hampshire at Thompson Arena, 6-2. Junior Lindsay Allen and sophomore Kennedy Ottenbreit led the …

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” …

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 …

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 …

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 …