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Former Dartmouth College player Hugh Jessiman, right, chats with goaltender James Kruger during Thursday’s practice at Thompson Arena. Jessiman, a former first-round NHL draft pick, skated in Austria earlier this winter and has returned to Hanover to finish his degree. Valley News - Tris Wykes

Back on Campus: Dartmouth’s Hugh Jessiman Has Come Full Circle

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Hanover — Earlier this week, Hugh Jessiman was stuck in the New York City area, his flight back to Lebanon delayed for days by inclement weather. Eventually, the airline provided a driver and car to ferry him north, and he arrived back on the Dartmouth College campus and resumed his class schedule. Given that Jessiman is 30 years old and …

Albany Edges UVM

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Burlington — Evan Singletary drained a fade-away 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds left to give Albany a 47-44 victory over Vermont on Wednesday night for its eighth straight win. Albany (13-7, 8-0 America East) has won 11 of its past 12 games and has a two-game lead over Vermont (11-10, 6-2) for first place in the conference. Vermont used a 10-3 surge, capped by …

UVM Topples Mass.-Lowell

Monday, January 26, 2015

Lowell, Mass. — Dre Wills scored a career-high 20 points to lead Vermont to a 61-50 win over Massachusetts-Lowell on Sunday. Ethan O’Day added 13 points, and Hector Harold and Kurt Steidl 10 apiece for the Catamounts (11-9, 6-1 American East). Those four starters combined to go 18 of 29 as Vermont shot 54 percent and made 19 of 22 free throws. Trae …

No. 1 Cats Hang On

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Lexington, Ky. — Kentucky twin guards Aaron and Andrew Harrison combined for 11 points down the stretch that were key in helping the top-ranked Wildcats hold off pesky Vanderbilt 65-57 on Tuesday night. The Wildcats (18-0, 5-0 SEC) …

Coach K a Victory From 1K

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Durham, n.c. — Mike Krzyzewski moved one victory from 1,000 for his Hall of Fame career in No. 5 Duke’s 79-65 win over Pittsburgh on Monday night. Freshman Tyus Jones matched a season high with 22 points for …

UConn Women Take League Lead in Blowout of USF

Monday, January 19, 2015

Storrs, Conn. — Moriah Jefferson scored 15 points and added seven assists and six rebounds and No. 2 UConn beat USF 92-50 on Sunday to claim sole possession of first place in the American Athletic Conference. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis …

Dartmouth Squashes Colonials

Monday, January 19, 2015

Staff Report New Haven, Conn. — The tenth-ranked Dartmouth College women’s squash team completed its second upset of the weekend, knocking off eighth-ranked George Washington, 5-4, on Sunday at Yale’s Brady Squash Courts. Dartmouth (3-5) got some outstanding play today from seniors Sarah Caughey and Helena Darling, junior …

College Roundup: Big Green Women Upset No. 5 Harvard

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Hanover — After trailing by a goal heading into the third period, the Dartmouth College women’s hockey team scored four times, coming from behind to defeat fifth-ranked Harvard, 4-2, at Thompson Arena on Saturday afternoon to snap the …

No. 3 Baylor Upends Kansas

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Lawrence, Kan. — Nina Davis had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Imani Wright added 16 points and No. 3 Baylor held off the pesky Kansas Jayhawks to win 71-63 on Saturday. Chelsea Gardner added 17 points and freshman Lauren Aldridge finished with 14 points for Kansas (9-9, 0-5). …

College Basketball: Duke Handles Louisville

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Louisville, Ky. — Jahlil Okafor scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half, Amile Jefferson added 19 and No. 4 Duke dominated No. 6 Louisville inside in a 63-52 victory Saturday. Staggered by a 16-point loss …

As Good as Gold: Golden Shines in Big Green’s Win

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Hanover — Thanks to a Golden performance during an otherwise unattractive game, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team knocked off New Jersey Institute of Technology, 62-53, on Saturday afternoon at Leede Arena. That’s the same bunch of Highlanders …

Field Goals Lift East Stars Past West

Sunday, January 18, 2015

St. Petersburg, Fla. — Marvin Kloss made the short trip from the University of South Florida and kicked his way to an MVP award. Kloss made four field goals to help the East beat the West 19-3 on Saturday in the 90th East-West Shrine Classic. “I was hoping …

Ex-AD: Four Teams Right for Playoff

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Oxon Hill, Md. — Former West Virginia athletic director and selection committee member Oliver Luck said the College Football Playoff should stick with the four-team model because “it should be hard to get into the playoff.” Luck has started a new job with the NCAA. He had been …