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College Sports

Local Roundup: Area Golfers Advance at N.H. Am

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Goffstown, n.h. — Six golfers with Upper Valley connections who put themselves in position to advance to match play at the New Hampshire Golf Association amateur championship will be joined by a seventh who had a big second round on Tuesday. Matches start this morning at Stonebridge Country Club. Andy Hunnewell, of Lebanon’s Carter Country Club, carded a 2-under-par 70 — one of just 14 golfers among the 136 who …

Dartmouth Coach Leaves for Stanford

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Rachel Hanson, who coached Dartmouth College’s softball team to its first Ivy League title and NCAA tournament appearance this season, has been hired for the same post at Stanford University. Big Green Athletic Director Harry Sheehy confirmed the move via email Friday night, after his department posted an ad for Hanson’s former position …

FSU Had a Tech-Driven Title Run

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Tallahassee, Fla. — Florida State was a juggernaut last season, manhandling outmatched foes week in, week out en route to one of the most dominant seasons in the history of college football. The Seminoles went undefeated and won a national championship with relative ease, playing in just one contest that was decided by …

Big Green Receives Rude Greeting in NCAA Debut

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Tempe, Ariz. ­ — On Friday, about an hour later than originally planned, the Dartmouth College softball team made its first NCAA tournament appearance at the Tempe Regional. Unfortunately for the Big Green players, it ended a little …

Dartmouth Hits the Desert for NCAA Tourney

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Hanover — Yea, though they walk through the Valley of the Sun with cleats on, the members of the Dartmouth College softball team fear no fastball. Not even that of Arizona State ace Dallas Escobedo. The Big Green …

Dartmouth Players Honored

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth sophomore pitcher/designated player Morgan McCalmon was named the 2014 Ivy League softball player of the year, and junior Kristen Rumley was tabbed Ivy League pitcher of the year, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon. McCalmon and Rumley were also selected to the All-Ivy first …

Yale Player Leaves Hoops For Harmony

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Yale junior Brandon Sherrod has chosen harmonies over the hardwood, at least for a year. The 6-foot-6 forward is one of the 14 students selected to make up the next version of the Whiffenpoofs, …

Encore, S’il Vous Plait: Montreal, Bruins Will Meet Again in Game 7

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Montreal — Max Pacioretty had a goal and an assist in the second period, Carey Price made 26 saves and the Montreal Canadiens blanked the Boston Bruins 4-0 on Monday night to force Game 7 in their Eastern …

College Roundup: D’Agostino Runs to 10,000M Title at Heps

Sunday, May 11, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Abbey D’Agostino’s win in the 10,000 meters — an event she had never run collegiately — highlighted the Dartmouth women’s track and field team’s first day at the 2014 Ivy League Heptagonal Outdoor Championship. In pursuit of its first title in nearly four decades, …

Columbia Sweeps Dartmouth for Ivy Baseball Title

Sunday, May 11, 2014

New York — The current vogue of American sportscasting — guilty as charged, ESPN — is to refer to a series of scores or goals, regardless of length, as “unanswered.” The truth of the matter is once the …

Dartmouth Baseball Plays for Ivy Title Today

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Hanover — Spring is truly the season to be a Dartmouth College undergraduate. The green is filled day-after-day with students lounging on the grass, erecting volleyball nets, chasing a Frisbee. A few blocks down East Wheelock Street, however, …

Oregon State Cuts Ties With Obama’s Brother-in-Law

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Oregon State athletic director Bob De Carolis announced on March 28 that head coach Craig Robinson would return for a seventh season as basketball coach, even penning a strongly worded letter of support for President Obama’s brother-in-law. The …

Spring Dance

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Dartmouth College receivers Victor Williams, left, and former Hanover High standout Dan Gorman share dance steps after the latter hauled in a touchdown pass Saturday during the team’s Green-White spring scrimmage. The final score was 10-3 for the …