College Sports

Dartmouth College football coach Buddy Teevens has overseen a rise from a winless season in 2008 to an 8-2 record this fall.

Return of the Green Machine: Dartmouth Riding High After Second-Place Showing

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Hanover — Optimism surrounding the Dartmouth College football team has built steadily in recent years, rising to new heights this fall as the Big Green finished 8-2 overall and 6-1 in Ivy League play, good for second place behind undefeated Harvard. It was the program’s best campaign since 1997. “From the beginning of the season, we knew that we were …

Tarczewski Leads Cats

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Lahaina, Hawaii — Claremont’s Kaleb Tarczewski scored 18 points, Gabe York added 15 and No. 3 Arizona hung on to win its first close game of the season, beating Kansas State 72-68 in the Maui Invitational semifinals. Arizona (5-0) had rolled through its first four games despite some slow starts and shot 53 …

Local Roundup: Quartet Chosen for Lions Cup

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Concord — Four Upper Valley soccer standouts will represent their schools one last time next summer as members of the New Hampshire roster for the Twin State Lions Cup matches against Vermont. Hanover’s Luke Strohbehn and Susanna Penfield, Lebanon’s Rachael Townsend and Stevens’ Daniel Croteau were chosen for the two Granite State squads, …

Brown, Princeton Fall in Nonleague Contests

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Worcester, Mass. — Eric Green scored 16 points and three other Crusaders were in double figures in Holy Cross’ 80-65 victory over Brown on Wednesday night. Anthony Thompson added 15 points and Justin Burrell and Malachi Alexander 14 …

Harvard Shuts Door on Dartmouth Hockey

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Hanover — The year was 1953. A postage stamp cost 3 cents, while a U.S. citizen’s average annual income was $4,011. The Korean War ended, the first polio vaccine was developed and, on Jan. 10, Dartmouth College was …

Cornell Beats Colgate to Match 2013 Win Total — Two

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Ithica, n.y. — Devin Cherry scored 21 points and Cornell rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat in-state rival Colgate 58-52 on Tuesday. The Big Red (2-1) matched last year’s win total, which only included one Division I win. Both wins this year have been against D-I …

The Stay-at-Home Type: Big Green Men’s Soccer Draws Fordham for NCAAs

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hanover — Ram tough? The Dartmouth College men’s soccer team will find out this week. The Big Green will host Fordham in a NCAA Division I tournament first-round match at Burnham Field on Thursday. Dartmouth earned the invitation …

More Honors for Savage

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth’s Ali Savage has been named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-Northeast Region first team for the third straight year. A senior co-captain, Savage produced a solid senior campaign that also netted all-Ivy League …

Yale Drubs D-III Foe for First Victory

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Jack Montague and Sam Downey scored 18 points apiece to lead Yale past Newbury 97-51 on Monday night. Matt Townsend added 14 points for Yale (1-1), which made 51.3 percent of its 76 shots, …

Holy Cross Topples No. 25 Harvard

Monday, November 17, 2014

The Associated Press Boston — Justin Burrell scored 16 points, including a pair of free throws to give Holy Cross the lead with 2 minutes left on Sunday as the Crusaders beat No. 25 Harvard 58-57. Wesley Saunders scored 24 with 12 rebounds for the Crimson (1-1), who …

Florida St. Back on Top

Monday, November 17, 2014

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Florida State is No. 1 again in The Associated Press college football poll in another comeback of sorts for a team with a season full of remarkable rallies. The Seminoles (10-0) were preseason No. 1 before being replaced by Mississippi …

Dartmouth Women Win Opener in OT

Monday, November 17, 2014

Staff Reports Hanover — Junior Lakin Roland hit a buzzer beating tip-in to force overtime, setting up a 68-63 season opening overtime win for the Dartmouth women’s basketball team, 68-63 over visiting New Jersey Institute of Technology on Sunday afternoon at Leede Arena. Senior Milica Toskovic joined Roland …

A Game of ‘Elegant Violence’

Monday, November 17, 2014

By Tris Wykes Valley News Staff Writer Hanover — Peety Kaur knew her Dartmouth College experience would be varied, but she never thought it would come to this. Still, there she was Sunday, running and tackling and being …