College Sports

UVM Hires Ex-Raider

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Burlington — Former Lebanon High School hockey forward Brandon Guidotti has joined the staff of the University of Vermont women’s hockey program as equipment manager. Guidotti comes to the Catamounts after serving in the same capacity with the New England College men’s hockey team. A speedy forward during his high school years, Guidotti netted 37 goals, 36 assists and 73 points over four varsity years with the Raiders, graduating in …

USC Players Rally Around Coach

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Los Angeles — USC players are accustomed to playing through distractions. They did it after the midseason firing of coach Lane Kiffin in 2013 and after the Josh Shaw imbroglio last season. And they are prepared to do it again in the wake of unsettling actions by coach Steve Sarkisian, who was intoxicated at a booster event last weekend and told reporters that …

Calling All Quarterbacks: Nine Passers Turn Out for Big Green’s First Practice

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Hanover — It’s long been said that you can’t tell the players without a scorecard. During Dartmouth College’s football practice Wednesday, you couldn’t tell the quarterbacks without one. Less than a year after the Big Green made it through a season with only four signal-callers, it trotted out an astounding nine for the …

Defending Champ Back in CWS Finals

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Omaha, Neb. — Defending national champion Vanderbilt returned to the College World Series finals after Walker Buehler and John Kilichowski combined on a five-hitter and Rhett Wiseman homered in a 7-1 victory over TCU on Friday. The Commodores (50-19) move to the best-of-three finals starting Monday against the …

John David Crow, 1957 Heisman Winner, Dies

Friday, June 19, 2015

College Station, Texas — John David Crow, the bruising running back who won the 1957 Heisman Trophy with Texas A&M before a Pro Bowl career in the NFL, has died. He was 79. The university said Crow died …

TCU Eliminates LSU

Friday, June 19, 2015

Omaha, Neb. — Trey Teakell pitched 4 1⁄ 3 innings of no-hit relief, Dane Steinhagen drove in three runs and TCU defeated LSU 8-4 in a College World Series elimination game Thursday night. The Horned Frogs (51-14), who beat the No. 2 national seed for the second time …

Gators Blast Canes

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Omaha, Neb. — Harrison Bader led off the game with the first of Florida’s four home runs, Alex Faedo and two relievers combined on a four-hitter, and the Gators knocked Miami out of the College World Series with a 10-2 win Wednesday night. It was the second time …

Morrison, TCU Letter-Perfect

Monday, June 15, 2015

Omaha, Neb. (ap) — Preston Morrison limited LSU to five hits and a run in seven innings, and TCU capitalized on LSU starter Jared Poche’s middle-inning struggles in a 10-3 victory at the College World Series on Sunday. The Horned Frogs (50-13), in the CWS for the second …

Leslie Leads Hall of Fame Class

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Knoxville, Tenn. — Lisa Leslie wants today’s generation of players to respect the game and its history. While entering the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday, the four-time Olympic gold medalist thanked the women who preceded her …

Virginia Takes CWS Opener

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Omaha, Neb. — Kenny Towns hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the eighth inning after Daniel Pinero stole second and third base, and Virginia opened the College World Series with a 5-3 victory over Arkansas on Saturday. The Cavaliers (40-22), the 2014 national runners-up, will play Monday against …

Longtime Rivals Make History at CWS

Friday, June 12, 2015

Omaha, Neb. — Miami and Florida have met 241 times on the baseball diamond, but never at the College World Series. That changes Saturday night when the powerful programs from the Sunshine State square off at TD Ameritrade Park. The Hurricanes (49-15) are back in Omaha for the …

Some Tidbits About the College World Series Contenders

Friday, June 12, 2015

Omaha, Neb. — The College World Series field is full of pedigree. A record-tying four of the teams are from the powerful Southeastern Conference, and each of the eight has made it to Omaha at least three times in the last decade. As for individual talent, well, there’s …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Names Rugby Coach

Friday, June 12, 2015

Hanover — Katie Dowty was named the new head coach for the Dartmouth College women’s rugby team, Dartmouth Director of Athletics and Recreation Harry Sheehy announced Wednesday. The women’s rugby program will be elevated to Division I status as the Big Green’s 35th varsity sport for the 2015-16 …