College Sports

Like the team sticker affixed to one of its ball buckets, the Colby-Sawyer college baseball team has been banged up this spring but keeps reporting for duty.
Valley News — Tris Wykes

In Need of a Charge: Colby-Sawyer Baseball Finds Wins Elusive

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Colby-Sawyer College baseball players Matt McIntosh and Justin Devoid were loosening up with a game of catch Sunday alongside the first-base line at Norwich University as their team piled up several runs en route to sweeping a nonconference doubleheader. “Where has this been for the last 26 games?” joked McIntosh. Devoid, a first baseman and a former Hartford High standout, smiled and shook his head. “We don’t get many chances like this,” McIntosh said to a bystander, gesturing to the scoreboard and then the visitors dugout, where his teammates were shouting and laughing. “Gotta enjoy it while you can.” Indeed. When you lose your first …

Local Roundup: Softball ILCS Set, Less So for Baseball

Monday, April 27, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College softball team’s dates in the Ivy League Championship Series are all set. Big Green baseball knows when it will play, but not who quite yet. Having clinched the Ivies’ North Division title on Saturday, Dartmouth softball wrapped up its regular season with a doubleheader split against Harvard on …

College Roundup: Big Green Baseball Extends Win Streak

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Hanover — Freshmen stole the show in the first game on the Dartmouth College baseball team’s Senior Day, but the seniors grabbed the spotlight in the nightcap as the Big Green swept an Ivy League doubleheader from the visiting Harvard Crimson at Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park on Saturday afternoon. Dartmouth (18-19, 14-4 Ivy) won the first game, 8-1, then rallied for …

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 …

Final Fortitude: Wisconsin Must Follow Big Victory With One More

Monday, April 6, 2015

Indianapolis — The scene will bring smiles to many for a long time. Players chest-bumping and hugging. Fans on the fringe of delirium. A celebration perfect for highlight reels and posters. It has to end in a hurry, …

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 …