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Dartmouth College’s Alyssa Jorgensen, second from left, is congratulated by her teammates Saturday after driving in the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 2-1 victory over visiting Pennsylvania. (Valley News - Tris Wykes)<p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Twice as Nice: Dartmouth Repeats as Ivy Softball Champ

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Hanover — Saturday’s softball games at Dartmouth College began with an opponent’s home run hit so hard that it shattered a tree branch. They ended with Big Green coach Shannon Doepking happily fishing ice cubes out of her shorts. In between, the hosts won the Ivy League championship series for a second consecutive season, clinching a berth in the 64-team …

College Roundup: Big Green Wraps Spring Football Session

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Hanover — Freshman linebacker Ian Hanselman returned an interception for a long touchdown, and scooped and scored on an option pitch batted by David Caldwell for another tally as Dartmouth concluded spring practice with the annual Green-White game Saturday morning. Starting quarterback Dalyn Williams scrambled and completed an 11-yard pass to Victor Williams in the back of the end zone on the first …

Big Green Softball Gets Loud and Proud

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Hanover — The forecast for today’s start to the Ivy League softball championship series is sunny, 70 degrees and loud. That’s because when Dartmouth College and Pennsylvania clash in the series for the third consecutive season, they will not only bring heat from the pitcher’s circle and swing for the fences, they’ll have …

Princeton Lacrosse Routs Dartmouth

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Hanover — Old McDonald had a field day, not a farm, Saturday during the Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse team’s 16-5 loss to No. 14 Princeton. The Ivy League clash served as yet another platform for the offensive skills …

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 …