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College Sports

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 .500 rut of the past three seasons. The 34-year-old quarterback whose surgically repaired back sustained yet another injury against Washington has a …

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 minutes, 49 seconds, an impressive achievement considering she was tripped and stepped on near the …

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 Ivy League title outright after blowing a 17-point fourth-quarter lead on Saturday. Harvard won for …

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

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Hanover — 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 cigars, …

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 …

Oklahoma RB Sets Single-Game Mark

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Norman, Okla. — Oklahoma freshman Samaje Perine set a major college record by running for 427 yards in a driving rainstorm, scoring five touchdowns and leading the No. 23 Sooners over Kansas 44-7 Saturday. A week after Wisconsin’s …

Saint Joseph’s Bounces Back at UVM’s Expense

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Philadelphia — DeAndre Bembry had 22 points and nine rebounds, Isaiah Miles added 15 points and Saint Joseph’s beat Vermont 68-60 on Saturday night. Bembry scored 16 of his 22 in the second half, Miles made three of seven shots from 3-point range and Aaron Brown chipped in …

Ryder’s on the Storm: Down Three Runners, Canadian Freshman Will Carry Dartmouth’s Hopes

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Hanover — If a rolling stone gathers no moss, then what about speeding, smashing Ryder Stone? Doesn’t seem likely that the plant will attach itself to him, either. Stone hasn’t spent much time standing still during his 19 …

Rivals Lehigh, Lafayette Meet for 150th Time

Friday, November 21, 2014

New York — The memories of the last Lafayette-Lehigh game in which George Hossenlopp played still sting 50 years later. The former Lafayette quarterback was part of college football’s most-played rivalry three times, including the 100th meeting in …

Yale Advances at Kent Tournament

Friday, November 21, 2014

Kent, Ohio — Justin Sears scored 16 points and Javier Duren added 15 with eight rebounds and six assists as Yale defeated Illinois-Chicago 70-58 on Friday in the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic. Yale shot 44.2 percent from …

A Quiet Week On College Gridiron

Friday, November 21, 2014

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer We interrupt this exciting college football season, the race for the first playoff and the Heisman Trophy chase, to bring you this Saturday. By chance and by plan, this weekend’s college football schedule does not have much to get excited …

UNH Falls To Bryant

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Associated Press Smithfield, r.i. — Dyami Starks had 19 points and six rebounds to lead Bryant to a 72-63 win over New Hampshire on Thursday night. Shane McLaughlin tallied nine points, five rebounds and four assists on 4-of-6 shooting for Bryant. Daniel Dion finished with 11 points, …