College Sports

No. 3 Arizona Wins Easily

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Tucson, Ariz. — Freshman Stanley Johnson matched his season high with 18 points and the No. 3-ranked Wildcats wrapped up their nonconference home schedule with a 101-64 rout of Oakland on Tuesday night. The Wildcats (11-0) shot out to a 26-4 lead and were up by 33-8 with 7:14 left in the first half. Brandon Ashley added and Gabe York added 15 points apiece for the Wildcats. Kahlil Felder scored …

Eagles Soar to Bowl Game

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Boston — When Boston College coach Steve Addazio met with Pinstripe Bowl officials to make his case for the Eagles, he grew so animated he knocked over his coffee. Whatever he said worked: BC was chosen to play Penn State at Yankee Stadium on Dec. 27. “Well, we’re just passionate about wanting to be there,” Addazio said Tuesday. “It’s easy to do that …

All-America Team Has a Playoff Flavor

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team. Florida State leads the way with three first-team All-Americans: tight end Nick O’Leary, guard Tre Jackson and kicker Roberto Aguayo, who is an All-American for the second straight season. Oregon and Alabama each have two, including a couple of …

Soccer Awards Have Upper Valley Ties

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Kansas City, Mo. — Three connections to Dartmouth College and the Upper Valley came home with honors on Tuesday when the National Soccer Coaches Association of America named regional and national assistant coaches of the year. The NSCAA handed out eight regional awards among senior men’s programs, and …

Cavs Win 8th Straight

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Cleveland — LeBron James scored 35 points, making the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 48 seconds remaining, and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to beat the Toronto Raptors 105-101 on Tuesday night for their eighth straight victory. James’ jumper from the top of the key gave Cleveland a 102-99 lead and …

The One That Got Away: Heisman Trophy Eluded Dartmouth’s Bob MacLeod in 1938

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Here’s today’s Dartmouth College football quiz: Who’s the only Dartmouth football player to receive votes for the Heisman Trophy as the nation’s outstanding college football player? This might fall in the realm of ultimate trivia, but Bob MacLeod …

DartmouthNH

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Bob MacLeod is Dartmouth’s only player to be in the running for the Heisman Trophy. But there have been 15 other Ivy League players, all familiar names to Ivy fans, who have received votes for the annual award as college football’s outstanding player. The award itself is named …

Grandstand’s Last Stand

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Engelberth Construction crew members Matt Barry, of Quechee, left, and Russell Tinkham, of Groton, Vt., walk past the west stands at Dartmouth College’s Memorial Field as crews continue demolition work on Monday. Crews began work on the stands …

Local Roundup: Green’s Williams Denied Ivy Player of Year Honor

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Hanover — Close, but no cigar. Dartmouth College junior quarterback Dalyn Williams’ hopes for capping a stellar season with the Ivy League’s Asa S. Bushnell Cup as the league’s offensive player of the year came up short on …

Trio Makes The Cut ...

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

New York — The Heisman Trophy finalists would make one heck of an offense. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and record-breaking Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon are set to make the trip to New York …

... But Winston Not in Picture

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Tallahassee, Fla. — Reigning Heisman winner Jameis Winston is not a finalist for this year’s award. When the Heisman trust announced the finalists Monday, the Florida State quarterback’s name was not called. So Winston will not join former Ohio State running back Archie Griffin as the only players …

Crimson Tops BU; Yale No Match for Gators

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Cambridge, Mass. — Wesley Saunders scored 15 points to lead Harvard past Boston University 70-56 on Monday. Saunders hit all three of his 3-point attempts and was 4-of-7 from the floor. He also grabbed seven rebounds and has eight assists. Corbin Miller added 14 points despite going 3-of-13 …

First Playoff Field Includes Tide, Ducks, FSU, OSU, No Big 12

Monday, December 8, 2014

Grapevine, Texas — Joy filled Ohio as woe flecked Texas on Sunday with the release of the inaugural College Football Playoff field. The Ohio State Buckeyes, moored at No. 16 in the rankings Oct. 28, finished a long climb into the four-team playoff by snaring the coveted No. …