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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 appears to be an improved LSU team at night in Death Valley. The Rebels are leaning on a fantastic defense that’s giving …

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 otherwise.” — New York Times , Nov. 22, 2013. Rich Forzani played football at Columbia …

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 nine university employees were fired or under disciplinary review, and the question now becomes what, …

By Don’s Early Light: Big Green Coach Hits Historic Milestone

Saturday, October 18, 2014

When you talk Dartmouth College football, the first name you hear is Bob Blackman. The revered coach on the Big Green gridiron, Blackman won 104 games and seven Ivy League titles in his 16 years at the helm, …

No. 5 Notre Dame, No. 2 FSU Clash

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Tallahassee, Fla. — No one around the Florida State football team wants to call tonight’s game against No. 5 Notre Dame a must-win. Reality could tell a different story. The No. 2 Seminoles last week dropped from the top of the rankings for the first time since Dec. …

College Roundup: Big Green Runs at Wisconsin Invitational

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Madison, Wis. — The Dartmouth College women’s cross country team finished 19th in the University of Wisconsin’s invitational meet, led junior Dana Giordano and her 19th-place finish in 20:21 on the 6-kilometer course. Another component of the Big Green competed in a meet at Brown, finishing third and …

Arizona Embracing Favorite Role

Friday, October 17, 2014

By John Marshall AP Basketball Writer Tucson, Ariz. — Since the days when Lute Olson roamed the sideline, high expectations have followed Arizona into the basketball season. Saying the Wildcats will have a good team has become like proclaiming the summer will be hot in the desert. But …

Dartmouth Lineman Is Hard to Handle

Friday, October 17, 2014

H anover — The massive tackle slammed his hands into Cody Fulleton’s chest Wednesday, attempting to halt the defensive end’s outside rush during Dartmouth College football practice. In a counter move, however, Fulleton chopped downward with a heavily-tape …

Winston Hearing May Drag

Friday, October 17, 2014

Tallahassee, Fla. — The resolution to Florida State’s code of conduct investigation of Jameis Winston may not come before the end of the football season despite imminent deadlines in the process. The first deadline is today, when he …

UConn Starts Run at 10th National Title

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Storrs, Conn. — UConn opened practice Wednesday with a lot of new faces, but the same old goal of winning a national title. The two-time defending women’s champions, who lost center Stefanie Dolson and guard Bria Hartley to graduation, have reloaded with the nation’s top recruiting class. Freshmen …

Bulldogs Take Over Top Spot

Monday, October 13, 2014

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football’s seventh weekend. Mighty Mississippi The Mississippi-mania sweeping college football is more than just a temporary condition. It just keeps getting better for the Magnolia state’s Southeastern …

Dartmouth Tennis Gets Win in Finale

Monday, October 13, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — After going undefeated in their match against Rutgers on Saturday, the Dartmouth women’s tennis team returned to the court for the final day of the Bulldog Invitational on Sunday morning, wrapping up the weekend with a 5-1 victory against Pitt. Throughout the three days …

College Roundup: Dartmouth Men’s Soccer Defeats Yale

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Hanover — Freshman Jonathan Nierenberg scored a pair of goals in the second half as the Dartmouth College men’s soccer team defeated Yale, 4-1, on Saturday afternoon at Burnham Field. The Big Green (7-3-1, 2-0-0 Ivy League) increased its unbeaten streak to eight games and has not dropped …