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Ithaca College football co-captain and Hanover High graduate Sam Carney (22) talks to a teammate in an undated photograph. (Ithaca College photograph)

Building His Own Tradition

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Ithaca, n.y. — Sam Carney doesn’t have Touchdown Jesus. Instead, he has a gorgeous view. Tradition takes all forms in collegiate athletics. Some of it is for the good. Some brings honor; ask the person dotting the “i” for the Ohio State marching band’s script “Ohio.” Some grows from habit; consider the people filling the tents on the Krzyzewskiville lawn …

Dartmouth Soccer Sweeps Columbia

Sunday, October 26, 2014

New York — Senior Tasha Wilkins scored the game’s lone goal off a free kick in the 19th minute to give the Dartmouth College women’s soccer team a 1-0 win over Columbia on Saturday at Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium. The Big Green striker found the back of the net from the right side of the box for her fourth goal of the …

UNH Hangs On to Defeat Stony Brook

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Durham, n.h. — Cam Shorey blocked Graham Ball’s potential game-tying extra point, Jimmy Owens broke a 51-yard touchdown run on the ensuing drive, and New Hampshire held on to beat Stony Brook 28-20 on Saturday. Trailing 21-14 late in the fourth, Stony Brook drove 43 yards on four plays, capped by Conor Bednarski’s 31-yard touchdown pass to Adrian Coxson, cutting the Wildcats’ lead …

Penn Extends Columbia Misery

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Philadelphia — Alek Torgersen passed for one touchdown and ran for another as Pennsylvania set an Ivy League record with a 31-7 win over Columbia on Saturday. The loss for the Lions (0-5, 0-2) was their 16th in a row overall and 18th straight to the Quakers (1-4, …

No. 4 Baylor Hits Speed Bump, Falls to West Virginia

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Morgantown, W.va. — Clint Trickett threw three touchdown passes and West Virginia surprised sloppy No. 4 Baylor 41-27 on Saturday. The Mountaineers (5-2, 3-1 Big 12) earned their first win over a top-five opponent since beating No. 3 …

Up-Tempo Era Redefines Stat Book

Saturday, October 18, 2014

The numbers keep going higher and higher. When Baylor’s Bryce Petty threw for 510 yards last week to rally the Bears to a 61-58 victory over TCU, it marked the 12th time this season a quarterback has passed for at least 500 yards. That represents the most 500-yard …

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 …