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Dartmouth College sophomore second baseman Alyssa Jorgensen, center, is flanked by softball teammates Megan Averitt, left, and Kristen Rumley on Saturday after the Big Green’s doubleheader split with visiting Harvard. The seniors are hiding behind their own faces, enlarged and printed on cardboard. Dartmouth hosts Pennsylvania this weekend in the Ivy League Championship Series, with the winner earning an automatic berth to the NCAA tournament.
Valley News — Tris Wykes

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 Sunday. The Crimson took the opener, 3-2, …

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 …

Northern Rights: Big Green Clinches Division Title, Home Field in Title Series

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College softball team took care of business Saturday during its first game against visiting Harvard, then nearly staged a late comeback to pull out the teams’ second contest, despite fielding a lineup comprised mostly of reserves. The Big Green’s 1-0 victory to begin the day sewed up its third …

UNO’s Blais Returns to Familiar Place With Different School

Monday, April 6, 2015

Omaha, Neb. — Back in the NCAA Frozen Four with a different school, Dean Blais has recaptured the sense of contentment he couldn’t find outside college hockey. Blais had won two national championships and was coming off his fifth 30-win season in 10 years when he gave into …

Terrapins Hope to Derail Huskies’ Mighty Dynasty

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Tampa, Fla. — Brenda Frese and her Maryland Terrapins aren’t just happy to be back in the Final Four for a second straight season. They plan on sticking around through the weekend and play on Tuesday night for …

Local Roundup: Big Green Baseball Settles for Split

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Hanover — After Brian McAfee twirled a two-hit shutout for a 1-0 Cornell win in the opening game of an Ivy League doubleheader at Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park, the Dartmouth College baseball team got the bats going in the nightcap to salvage a split with an …

Big Green Lacrosse Earns First Win

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Hanover —There have been seasons when the Dartmouth College women’s lacrosse team’s defeat of Cornell produced applause, high-fives and a lot of smiling. The 2015 campaign, however, has not been typical. No, when the Big Green outlasted 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 …