College Sports

College Roundup: Dartmouth Runs At Penn Relays

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Philadelphia — Members of the Dartmouth women’s track & field team participated at the Penn Relays at Franklin Field on Thursday. The Big Green’s Erica Hendershot claimed 17th out of 60 runners in the 400-meter hurdles (1:02.14). Teammate Katy Sprout was 25th. In the Heptagonal section of the 4x400, the Big Green took third in 3:48.56 behind only Cornell (3:42.02) and Princeton (3:43.93). In the 3,000 steeplechase, Sarah B. DeLozier …

Ex-Dartmouth Coach Deals With Departures

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Rachel Hanson, formerly Dartmouth College’s softball coach, is experiencing some turbulence this spring as the first-year bench boss at Stanford. The Cardinal, enduring one of the worst seasons in program history at 16-29 overall and 1-14 in Pac-12 Conference play, suffered further losses Monday when three seniors quit the team with 10 games remaining. The San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News reported that third …

Big Green Lacrosse Soars Over River Hawks

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse team won easily against UMass Lowell on Tuesday night but may have suffered a disheartening loss during its 18-9 victory at Scully-Fahey Field. With roughly three minutes remaining in the rout, Big Green midfielder Phil Hession limped off the field with an apparent hamstring pull. The …

Duke Back in Final

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Indianapolis — The latest Duke team to reach the national championship game got there behind a couple of freshmen and some of the trademark defense coach Mike Krzyzewski’s teams have long been known for. Justise Winslow scored 19 …

Wisconsin Ends Kentucky’s Perfect Dream

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Indianapolis — Nobody ever said they were perfect. Now, the Kentucky Wildcats aren’t undefeated, either. The hard-nosed Wisconsin Badgers did what nobody else could Saturday night — knocking off the Wildcats 71-64 behind 20 points and 11 rebounds from Frank Kaminsky and a clutch comeback down the stretch. …

Dartmouth Drops Ivy Opener

Saturday, April 4, 2015

New York — The No. 30 Dartmouth women’s tennis team opened Ivy League play with a 6-1 loss to No. 65 Columbia on Friday afternoon. This is the second time in less than two months that the teams have met. Dartmouth claimed the ECAC Indoor Championship title with …

Top Coach, Player Honored

Friday, April 3, 2015

Indianapolis — John Calipari has been dealing with detractors for years. They call him the embodiment of everything that’s wrong in the one-and-done world of college basketball. He’s a crook who landed two programs on probation, a snake-oil …

Time to Power Up: This Final Four Boasts Serious Star Wattage

Friday, April 3, 2015

Indianapolis — Indiana may be more Heartland than Hollywood, but on Saturday celebrity-level glamour will descend on the Hoosier State. The 2015 Final Four could light up the Las Vegas Strip with its star power. National Player of …

Fun in the Sun: Big Green Rolls in Home Opener

Friday, April 3, 2015

Hanover — The sun and warm weather finally arrived Friday, bathing the Dartmouth College campus in 65-degree temperatures and prompting some undergraduates to stroll about in T-shirts and shorts. A group of students played beer pong in the …

Panthers Top Chargers

Friday, April 3, 2015

New London — The Colby-Sawyer women’s lacrosse team lost a non-conference tilt to Plymouth State, 16-4, on Thursday. Amy MacDonald had five goals and four assists for the Panthers (5-3). Caitlyn Whearty scored a pair of goals for the Chargers (3-4), who visit Thomas on Saturday. …

Dartmouth Elevates Women’s Rugby to Varsity Status

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Hanover — The opportunity to bring women’s rugby aboard as Dartmouth College’s 35th varsity sport happened in somewhat sudden fashion, athletic director Harry Sheehy said this week. The possibility of elevating the club sport to the varsity level …

NCAA Copes With Dispute

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Indianapolis — NCAA President Mark Emmert made it clear the association wouldn’t tolerate discrimination and was willing to take its business out of Indiana if the state’s religious objections law wasn’t fixed to his satisfaction. Whether he and the NCAA’s leaders can take that stand in other states …

Coach K Adapts to ‘1-and-Done’ World

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Durham, n.c. — There was a time when Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski led Final Four teams built around players who stayed for years to grow into tournament-tested veterans. No longer, not in today’s one-and-done world in which top players rarely stick around long. The Blue Devils enter this week’s …