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Dartmouth College baserunner Brittany Mann slides home safely with her team’s first run during a 6-0 softball victory over Ivy League rival Brown on Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Hanover, N.H. The freshman scored on Morgan McCalmon’s squeeze bunt, the first time the Big Green had tried such a play this season. Dartmouth swept the home doubleheader and can clinch its third consecutive North Division title next weekend by winning 1 of 4 games with Harvard.
Valley News — Tris Wykes

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Baseball Extends Divisional Reign

Monday, April 20, 2015

Hanover — Wash. Rinse. Repeat. Eight times. Dartmouth College senior Matt MacDowell hit a walk-off sacrifice fly in the first game of a doubleheader against Brown, then scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth in the series finale to help the Big Green to a 2-1 and 8-7 Ivy League baseball sweep on Sunday at Red Rolfe …

Divisional Repeat Within Dartmouth Softball’s Reach

Monday, April 20, 2015

Hanover — That championship feeling is developing again for the Dartmouth College softball team, which swept an Ivy League doubleheader against visiting Brown on Sunday, 4-0 and 6-0, at Dartmouth Softball Park. The result means the Big Green needs to win only one of four games this weekend against Harvard to claim its …

College Roundup: Brown Snaps Dartmouth Softball’s Win Streak

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hanover — For the second straight season, the Brown Bears played the spoilers role and upset the Dartmouth College softball team, ending the Big Green’s 11-game unbeaten streak on Saturday afternoon. Dartmouth took the first game 6-1, but the visitors crushed the hosts 9-0 in five innings in game two. Dartmouth (19-14, 12-2 Ivy) faced one of its toughest in-league tests, as Brown’s …

Providence Skates Off With NCAA Hockey Title

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Boston — Boston University goalie Matt O’Connor gave up a tying own goal in the third period, then Brandon Tanev scored with 6:17 left and Providence beat the Terriers 4-3 on Saturday night for its first NCAA hockey …

Cancer Fighter Lauren Hill Dies

Friday, April 10, 2015

Cincinnati — Lauren Hill’s teammates and coaches are remembering the 19-year-old college basketball player with her own inspiring words: “Never give up.” An example she lived by as she fought a brain tumor and rallied those around her …

Providence, Boston U. Head to Frozen Four Title Game

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Boston — Noel Acciari and Mark Jankowski scored second-period goals, Jon Gillies made 25 saves and Providence beat Nebraska-Omaha 4-1 on Thursday night in the Frozen Four to advance to the national championship game for the second time in school history. Trevor Mingoia and Nick Saracino also scored …

Big Green Guard to Graduate Early, Depart Program

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Hanover — Alex Mitola, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team’s standout point guard, will graduate early and will not return for a fourth season with the Big Green next winter. The junior confirmed his decision with coach Paul …

Local Roundup: Big Green’s Loss Short, but Not Sweet

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Hanover — Four Boston College pitchers limited Dartmouth to two infield hits and the Eagles scratched out a pair of runs to defeat the host Big Green, 2-0, on Tuesday afternoon. The game lasted a mere 1 hour, 47 minutes. Chris Shaw had three of the five hits …

As Blue Devils Celebrate, a Look to 2015-16

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Indianapolis — Nobody will hang any nets to replace the ones Duke cut down Monday night for several months, giving the Blue Devils plenty of time to celebrate their fifth national championship. That doesn’t mean everyone else isn’t thinking about the future. More talented freshmen are ready to …

10 for 10: Huskies Capture Another Title

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Tampa, Fla. — Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are a perfect 10. The Hall of Fame coach joined some elite company in UCLA’s John Wooden after tying the Wizard of Westwood with his 10th NCAA Tournament title. …

No Kiddin’ Around: Youth Carries Duke to Another NCAA Title

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Indianapolis — Mike Krzyzewski recruited one point guard for three years. And that player delivered him his fifth national title. Duke beat Wisconsin 68-63, the mission of the Blue Devils’ freshmen complete. It wasn’t just Tyus Jones’ talent …

Hello … Don’t I Know You?

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Tampa, Fla. — The women’s basketball championship game will have a familiar feel to it with Connecticut and Notre Dame playing for a title for the second straight year. Last season’s game saw much of the conversation building …

Final Fortitude: Wisconsin Must Follow Big Victory With One More

Monday, April 6, 2015

Indianapolis — The scene will bring smiles to many for a long time. Players chest-bumping and hugging. Fans on the fringe of delirium. A celebration perfect for highlight reels and posters. It has to end in a hurry, …