College Sports

Dartmouth College football coach Buddy Teevens has overseen a rise from a winless season in 2008 to an 8-2 record this fall.

Return of the Green Machine: Dartmouth Riding High After Second-Place Showing

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Hanover — Optimism surrounding the Dartmouth College football team has built steadily in recent years, rising to new heights this fall as the Big Green finished 8-2 overall and 6-1 in Ivy League play, good for second place behind undefeated Harvard. It was the program’s best campaign since 1997. “From the beginning of the season, we knew that we were …

Tarczewski Leads Cats

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Lahaina, Hawaii — Claremont’s Kaleb Tarczewski scored 18 points, Gabe York added 15 and No. 3 Arizona hung on to win its first close game of the season, beating Kansas State 72-68 in the Maui Invitational semifinals. Arizona (5-0) had rolled through its first four games despite some slow starts and shot 53 …

Local Roundup: Quartet Chosen for Lions Cup

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Concord — Four Upper Valley soccer standouts will represent their schools one last time next summer as members of the New Hampshire roster for the Twin State Lions Cup matches against Vermont. Hanover’s Luke Strohbehn and Susanna Penfield, Lebanon’s Rachael Townsend and Stevens’ Daniel Croteau were chosen for the two Granite State squads, …

No. 2 Notre Dame Women Smother Harvard, 97-43

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

South Bend, Ind. — Taya Reimer scored 14 points to lead No. 2 Notre Dame to a 97-43 win over visiting Harvard on Monday night. After Notre Dame (5-0) failed to score on its first two possessions, Harvard (2-2) grabbed an early 5-2 lead with a 3 by …

Friars Catch Fire: Dartmouth Out of NCAA Soccer Tourney

Monday, November 24, 2014

Providence, r.i. — During its first 18 games, the Dartmouth College men’s soccer team had outscored its opponents by a 20-9 margin. Suffice to say the Big Green didn’t live up to that statistic Sunday night in an …

No. 1 Not Done

Monday, November 24, 2014

Members of the University of New Hampshire football team celebrate their 20-12 win over Maine on Saturday in Orono, Maine, a victory that gave the Wildcats the undisputed Colonial Athletic Association title. UNH learned on Sunday that it …

Yalie Named Rhodes Scholar

Monday, November 24, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Yale starting men’s basketball forward Matt Townsend has been awarded a Rhodes scholarship. The 6-foot-7 senior carries a 4.0 grade point average in molecular, cellular and developmental biology. He was one of eight Yale students selected as finalists for the prestigious Oxford University scholarships. …

Cowboys- Giants: Aching QBs Meet

Sunday, November 23, 2014

For Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, the concern is about his back. While the Giants’ Eli Manning is looking to rebound after one of the worst starts of his career. Romo takes the Dallas Cowboys to New York tonight with a chance to match the win total from their …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Women’s XC 20th at Nationals

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Terre Haute, Ind. — The Dartmouth women’s cross country team completed its season with a 20th-place finish on Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Championships at Indiana State University’s LaVern Gibson Championship Course. Junior Dana Giordano led the Big Green in the six-kilometer race, taking 45th place in 20 …

With Last-Minute TD, Crimson Crafts a Perfect Ending

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Cambridge, Mass. — The 131st edition of The Game will be remembered for The Finish. Conner Hempel threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Fischer with 55 seconds to play and Harvard beat Yale 31-24 to capture the …

Sorry, No Sharing: Big Green Drubs Princeton but Ivy Championship Escapes

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Princeton, N.J. — The Princeton Stadium worker was storing coolers and other pieces of football-related equipment in a closet under the stands Saturday when his chin rose and he sniffed the air outside the visitors’ locker room. “Victory …

For Dartmouth Football, a Good Kind of Hurt

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Princeton, n.j. — Sam Farnham was standing in the Princeton stands, engrossed in the images on his phone, when he heard a familiar voice. “What’s the score?” Dartmouth quarterback Dalyn Williams asked. Farnham, a Dartmouth graduate and friend …

No. 1 UNH Does Barely Enough to Beat Maine, Take CAA Title

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Orono, Maine — New Hampshire overcame six turnovers to beat Maine 20-12 on Saturday, securing the Colonial Athletic Association title and a spot in the FCS Playoffs. New Hampshire (10-1, 8-0) has now won 10 games in a row, a school-record. Sean Goldrich, who came into the game …