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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 …

Blue Devils Just Keep Improving

Monday, April 6, 2015

Indianapolis — Tyus Jones came back toward the bench, victory assured, and Mike Krzyzewski met him there, still up on the elevated court. As Krzyzewski hugged him, he whispered in his ear, “Keep going, Tyus. Keep going.” Duke …

Dartmouth Baseball Still Tenants in Splitsville

Monday, April 6, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College baseball team is experiencing flashbacks to last season at this time … which, considering that the Big Green’s 2014 campaign extended to the Ivy League title series for a seventh consecutive season, isn’t …

Irish, Huskies Set for Championship

Monday, April 6, 2015

Tampa, Fla. — Notre Dame keeps finding ways to win. One more victory and the Irish will be national champions again. A young team that lost three starters from last year’s squad is back in the NCAA title …

UNO’s Blais Returns to Familiar Place With Different School

Monday, April 6, 2015

Omaha, Neb. — Back in the NCAA Frozen Four with a different school, Dean Blais has recaptured the sense of contentment he couldn’t find outside college hockey. Blais had won two national championships and was coming off his fifth 30-win season in 10 years when he gave into …

Terrapins Hope to Derail Huskies’ Mighty Dynasty

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Tampa, Fla. — Brenda Frese and her Maryland Terrapins aren’t just happy to be back in the Final Four for a second straight season. They plan on sticking around through the weekend and play on Tuesday night for …

Local Roundup: Big Green Baseball Settles for Split

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Hanover — After Brian McAfee twirled a two-hit shutout for a 1-0 Cornell win in the opening game of an Ivy League doubleheader at Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park, the Dartmouth College baseball team got the bats going in the nightcap to salvage a split with an …

Big Green Lacrosse Earns First Win

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Hanover —There have been seasons when the Dartmouth College women’s lacrosse team’s defeat of Cornell produced applause, high-fives and a lot of smiling. The 2015 campaign, however, has not been typical. No, when the Big Green outlasted the …

Duke Back in Final

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Indianapolis — The latest Duke team to reach the national championship game got there behind a couple of freshmen and some of the trademark defense coach Mike Krzyzewski’s teams have long been known for. Justise Winslow scored 19 …

Wisconsin Ends Kentucky’s Perfect Dream

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Indianapolis — Nobody ever said they were perfect. Now, the Kentucky Wildcats aren’t undefeated, either. The hard-nosed Wisconsin Badgers did what nobody else could Saturday night — knocking off the Wildcats 71-64 behind 20 points and 11 rebounds from Frank Kaminsky and a clutch comeback down the stretch. …

Dartmouth Drops Ivy Opener

Saturday, April 4, 2015

New York — The No. 30 Dartmouth women’s tennis team opened Ivy League play with a 6-1 loss to No. 65 Columbia on Friday afternoon. This is the second time in less than two months that the teams have met. Dartmouth claimed the ECAC Indoor Championship title with …