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Local Roundup: D’Agostino Honored For Classroom Work

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Hanover — She’s apparently a pretty quick study, too. Recent Dartmouth College graduate Abbey D’Agostino was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s women’s national scholar-athlete of the year for the indoor season on Tuesday night. D’Agostino won similar USTFCCCA honors six times over her collegiate career, two each for the outdoor, indoor and cross country seasons. The national award goes to an athlete who earned …

Local Roundup: Russell Trails at N.E. Am

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Winchester, Mass. — Evan Russell’s defense of his New England Amateur championship got off to a rough start, but not so much that the Grantham resident can’t still compete for a repeat. Russell shot a 3-over-par 74 to open the three-day, 72-hole tournament at Winchester Country Club on Tuesday. The score left him within range of making the cut following today’s second round …

Ex-UNH Coach Faces Assault Charge

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Associated Press Durham, n.h. — Former University of New Hampshire women’s hockey coach Brian McCloskey has been charged with assault in an encounter during a game last year. The Strafford County Superior Court Clerk’s office says McCloskey, a former Dartmouth College men’s hockey player and assistant coach — is charged with putting “his body on top” of a player’s body and threatening …

Griffith Savors Hall Induction

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Knoxville, Tenn. — Yolanda Griffith savored a crowning achievement that she’d never anticipated. “Never ever in my wildest dreams did I see my journey leading me to the doorsteps of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame,” the two-time Olympic gold medal winner said Saturday during an emotional induction …

Local Roundup: Krumpoch 5th at NCAAs

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Eugene, Oregon — For the rest of her life, Dartmouth senior Megan Krumpoch can literally say she saved her best for last, setting a new school record in the women’s 800-meter national finals on Friday evening at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at historic Hayward Field. …

Garrido, Gillespie Meet One More Time

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Omaha, Neb. — Once again, the road has led to Omaha for Augie Garrido and Mike Gillespie. The two played college ball against each other before the Beatles came to America, and both played in the College World Series in the days when a few hundred people showed …

Dartmouth Senior Advances to 800 Final

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Eugene, Ore. — Dartmouth senior Megan Krumpoch will run for a national title on Friday night in the 800 meters after earning the final at-large berth in event’s semifinals Wednesday at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. In front of nearly 10,000 spectators at Oregon’s Hayward Field …

O’Bannon Testifies in NCAA Antitrust Action

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Oakland, Calif. — The battle to give top football and basketball players a cut of the billions of dollars flowing into college athletics began in earnest with former UCLA basketball star Ed O’Bannon taking the stand in federal court to describe how he spent long hours working on …

Texas Tech Making First Trip to CWS

Monday, June 9, 2014

Lubbock, Texas — Dylan Dusek turned in his fourth consecutive scoreless start and Texas Tech advanced to the College World Series for the first time with a 1-0 victory over the College of Charleston on Sunday. Dusek (8-0) …

Florida Wins NCAA Title

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Oklahoma City — Kirsti Merritt hit a 3-run homer, and Florida defeated Alabama 6-3 on Tuesday night to win its first NCAA softball championship. The Gators (55-12) swept the championship series 2-0. Florida was the national runner-up in 2009 and 2011. Jackie Traina, one of the nation’s best …

Rugby Advances at CRC Sevens

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Staff Reports Chester, Pa. — Madison Hughes scored the crucial points with time expired in a 14-14 draw with Kutztown State to send the Dartmouth College men’s rugby team through to the quarterfinal round of the USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship at PPL Park on Saturday. Down 14-7 …

Duke Wins Lax Crown

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Baltimore — Duke won its second straight NCAA men’s lacrosse championship, holding off Notre Dame’s comeback with a goal by Kyle Keenan with 2:39 left to clinch an 11-9 victory Monday. The top-seeded Blue Devils (17-3) limited the …

Duke, Notre Dame Meet Up for Men’s Lacrosse Title Today

Monday, May 26, 2014

Baltimore (ap) — Notre Dame is known for its tradition-rich football program. Talk about Duke, and the first thing that comes to mind is a basketball dynasty led by coach Mike Krzyzewski. Both schools, however, have also built powerhouse men’s lacrosse programs. Since taking over in 2007, John …