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Furyk Ties Record, Shares Montreal Lead

Monday, July 28, 2014

Montreal — Two-time winner Jim Furyk birdied two of his last four holes Friday in the Canadian Open to match the Royal Montreal record at 7-under 63 and tie Tim Petrovic atop the leaderboard. The 44-year-old Furyk, the 2006 winner at Hamilton and 2007 champion at Angus Glen, matched Petrovic at 10-under 130 on the tree-line Blue Course. The 47-year-old Petrovic followed his opening 64 with a 66. Canada’s Graham …

Penn State Hires Ex-Cal AD

Sunday, July 27, 2014

State College, Pa. — Penn State hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley. The 54-year-old Barbour replaces David Joyner, who announced he was resigning last month. Joyner took over at Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal and held the job for two and a half years. Barbour …

Local Roundup: D’Agostino Honored For Classroom Work

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Hanover — She’s apparently a pretty quick study, too. Recent Dartmouth College graduate Abbey D’Agostino was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s women’s national scholar-athlete of the year for the indoor season on Tuesday night. D’Agostino won similar USTFCCCA honors six times over her collegiate career, two each for the outdoor, indoor and cross country seasons. The national …

Duke Wins Lax Crown

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Baltimore — Duke won its second straight NCAA men’s lacrosse championship, holding off Notre Dame’s comeback with a goal by Kyle Keenan with 2:39 left to clinch an 11-9 victory Monday. The top-seeded Blue Devils (17-3) limited the …

Duke, Notre Dame Meet Up for Men’s Lacrosse Title Today

Monday, May 26, 2014

Baltimore (ap) — Notre Dame is known for its tradition-rich football program. Talk about Duke, and the first thing that comes to mind is a basketball dynasty led by coach Mike Krzyzewski. Both schools, however, have also built powerhouse men’s lacrosse programs. Since taking over in 2007, John …

Big Green Took Big Step: Dartmouth Returning Satisfied … For Now

Monday, May 19, 2014

Tempe, Ariz. — Unfortunately for the Dartmouth College softball team, its remarkable run to the Tempe Regional of the NCAA Tournament came to a grinding halt on Saturday night at Farrington Stadium following an 8-0 second-day defeat to …

In Brief: Long Shot Pulls Off Surprise Win in All-Star Race

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Concord, c.c. — Jamie McMurray, a 40-1 long shot, had a $1 million payday Saturday night with an upset victory in the Sprint All-Star Race. McMurray was second on the restart for the 10-lap sprint to the checkered …

Dartmouth’s Softball Season Comes to Sudden End

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Tempe, Ariz. — Unfortunately for the Dartmouth College softball team, there was no storybook ending to an otherwise dream season as the Big Green fell to San Diego State 8-0 in the NCAA Tempe Regional on Saturday night, …

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 …