College Sports

Like the team sticker affixed to one of its ball buckets, the Colby-Sawyer college baseball team has been banged up this spring but keeps reporting for duty.
Valley News — Tris Wykes

In Need of a Charge: Colby-Sawyer Baseball Finds Wins Elusive

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Colby-Sawyer College baseball players Matt McIntosh and Justin Devoid were loosening up with a game of catch Sunday alongside the first-base line at Norwich University as their team piled up several runs en route to sweeping a nonconference doubleheader. “Where has this been for the last 26 games?” joked McIntosh. Devoid, a first baseman and a former Hartford High standout, smiled and shook his head. “We don’t get many chances like this,” McIntosh said to a bystander, gesturing to the scoreboard and then the visitors dugout, where his teammates were shouting and laughing. “Gotta enjoy it while you can.” Indeed. When you lose your first …

Local Roundup: Softball ILCS Set, Less So for Baseball

Monday, April 27, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College softball team’s dates in the Ivy League Championship Series are all set. Big Green baseball knows when it will play, but not who quite yet. Having clinched the Ivies’ North Division title on Saturday, Dartmouth softball wrapped up its regular season with a doubleheader split against Harvard on …

College Roundup: Big Green Baseball Extends Win Streak

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Hanover — Freshmen stole the show in the first game on the Dartmouth College baseball team’s Senior Day, but the seniors grabbed the spotlight in the nightcap as the Big Green swept an Ivy League doubleheader from the visiting Harvard Crimson at Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park on Saturday afternoon. Dartmouth (18-19, 14-4 Ivy) won the first game, 8-1, then rallied for …

Northern Rights: Big Green Clinches Division Title, Home Field in Title Series

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College softball team took care of business Saturday during its first game against visiting Harvard, then nearly staged a late comeback to pull out the teams’ second contest, despite fielding a lineup comprised mostly …

Dartmouth Sixth at Ivy Meet

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Bethlehem, Pa. — Thirty-six holes are in the books and the Dartmouth College men’s golf team is in sixth place falling two spots after the second round of the Ivy League Men’s Golf Championship at Saucon Valley Golf Club. Princeton remains on top and lowered its score to …

College Roundup: Dartmouth Runs At Penn Relays

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Philadelphia — Members of the Dartmouth women’s track & field team participated at the Penn Relays at Franklin Field on Thursday. The Big Green’s Erica Hendershot claimed 17th out of 60 runners in the 400-meter hurdles (1:02.14). Teammate Katy Sprout was 25th. In the Heptagonal section of the …

Ex-Dartmouth Coach Deals With Departures

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Rachel Hanson, formerly Dartmouth College’s softball coach, is experiencing some turbulence this spring as the first-year bench boss at Stanford. The Cardinal, enduring one of the worst seasons in program history at 16-29 overall and 1-14 in Pac-12 Conference play, suffered further losses Monday when three seniors quit …

Big Green Lacrosse Soars Over River Hawks

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse team won easily against UMass Lowell on Tuesday night but may have suffered a disheartening loss during its 18-9 victory at Scully-Fahey Field. With roughly three minutes remaining in the rout, …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Baseball Extends Divisional Reign

Monday, April 20, 2015

Hanover — Wash. Rinse. Repeat. Eight times. Dartmouth College senior Matt MacDowell hit a walk-off sacrifice fly in the first game of a doubleheader against Brown, then scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth in …

Divisional Repeat Within Dartmouth Softball’s Reach

Monday, April 20, 2015

Hanover — That championship feeling is developing again for the Dartmouth College softball team, which swept an Ivy League doubleheader against visiting Brown on Sunday, 4-0 and 6-0, at Dartmouth Softball Park. The result means the Big Green …

College Roundup: Brown Snaps Dartmouth Softball’s Win Streak

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hanover — For the second straight season, the Brown Bears played the spoilers role and upset the Dartmouth College softball team, ending the Big Green’s 11-game unbeaten streak on Saturday afternoon. Dartmouth took the first game 6-1, but the visitors crushed the hosts 9-0 in five innings in …

Dartmouth Baseball’s Division Rivals Bracing for a Familiar Ending

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hanover — If it’s mid-April, you know baseball coaches at Harvard, Yale and Brown are shaking their heads in frustration. Some day, some way, won’t Dartmouth College stumble and allow one of them to capture the Ivy League’s …

KUA to NCAA: Former Wildcats Make Their Mark in Playoffs

Friday, April 17, 2015

Boston — The NCAA men’s hockey postseason was filled with Kimball Union Academy alumni this spring. From Division III Trinity College’s first-ever NCAA national championship three weeks ago to both sides of last Saturday’s Division I Frozen Four …