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A major contributor to the success of the Dartmouth College men's rugby program, senior Madison Hughes has his sights sets for the Olympics as captain of the United States sevens squad.
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The World Is Within Hughes’ Reach; USA Rugby Puts Big Green Senior in Captain’s Role

Monday, March 30, 2015

Since his freshman season, Madison Hughes has been a leader on the Dartmouth College rugby team. Today, those qualities are reaching a whole new level. Hughes, 22, was selected by first-year USA Sevens coach Mike Friday to captain the unit despite being its youngest player. That role has made the Big Green senior the Eagles’ spokesman on the field for …

Imperfection Is Just Fine If It’s All Kentucky Has

Monday, March 30, 2015

Cleveland — This Kentucky basketball team isn’t perfect, coach John Calipari likes to say, just undefeated. The distinction was illuminated Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena, where the presumed inevitability of an unblemished Wildcats romp to the national title was in jeopardy until the last hundredth of a second flickered off the clock against Notre Dame. After Kentucky’s Andrew Harrison gave the Wildcats a …

Blue Bloods Advance: Duke Returns To Final Four

Monday, March 30, 2015

Houston — A special group of freshmen is taking Duke and Coach K back to the NCAA Final Four. The Blue Devils and their trio of freshmen starters are going to their 16th Final Four after a 66-52 win Sunday in the South Regional over Gonzaga. Justise Winslow, the freshman playing home in …

What’s in A Name? Trouble

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Coach Craig Price’s phone won’t stop ringing. Everyone from reporters to award committee announcers want to know if it’s true what they say about his star basketball player. No one’s wondering about the kid’s skill. He’s good. All-Canadian good. He just helped take Price’s squad, the Medicine Hat …

Late Game Blunders Abound

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Omaha, Neb. — In the 2008 national championship, with Kansas trailing Memphis by three and 10.8 seconds left in the game, coach Bill Self called for his team to run a play called “Chop.” The play, designed to provide multiple scoring options in moments of desperation, began with …

Dartmouth Lacrosse Team Pushes On, Tips UVM

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse team overcame three deficits to win its third consecutive game Tuesday, downing nonconference foe Vermont, 16-15, at Scully-Fahey Field. Adam Fishman had five goals and Wiley Osborne and Jack Korzelius each …

Dartmouth Softball Scores Big in Win

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Washington, D.C. — The Dartmouth softball team tied a season-best with 12 runs on nine hits to defeat George Washington, 12-8, on Tuesday. Starter Kristen Rumley and junior Morgan McCalmon led Dartmouth, as Rumley, a senior, allowed three runs on four hits in three innings. She went 2-for-4 …

Building a New Foundation: Callahan Writing Blueprint for Big Green

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Hanover — After the shouting and hugging and jumping had subsided Saturday, Brendan Callahan called his players into a tight huddle and added a verbal exclamation point to the Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse team’s first Ivy League victory …

On His Worst Day, Irish’s Brey Gets By

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

South Bend, Ind. — Notre Dame coach Mike Brey walked into the locker room shortly before tipoff against Butler and told his players that someone in the hotel had asked him why he had been smiling all day. “You know why?” he told his players. “Because I have …

Terps Trample Tigers

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

College Park, Md. — Laurin Mincy scored 27 points, and top-seeded Maryland used a second-half blitz to knock off previously unbeaten Princeton 85-70 Monday night and advance to the Sweet 16 of the women’s NCAA Tournament. After leading …

Dartmouth Men’s Lacrosse Draws Two League Honors

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Staff Reports Princeton, n.j. — After an exciting 12-11 double overtime victory over No. 15 Harvard on Saturday, two members of the Dartmouth men’s lacrosse team were honored by the Ivy League on Monday. Freshman Jack Korzelius was tabbed as the the league’s rookie of the week, while …

Connecticut Marches On

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Storrs, Conn. — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 23 points to lead No. 1 UConn to a 91-55 rout of Rutgers on Geno Auriemma’s 61st birthday, putting the Huskies into the NCAA Tournament’s regional semifinals for the 22nd consecutive season. Moriah Jefferson added 19 points and Morgan Tuck had 16 …

NCAA Men: Spartans Chase No. 2 Seed Virginia

Monday, March 23, 2015

Charlotte, n.c. — Travis Trice received a text message Sunday from Golden State Warriors forward and former Michigan State player Draymond Green that read: “Don’t let this be your last game.” The Spartans’ senior guard texted back, “It …