College Sports

Alabama infielder Marisa Runyon (9) hits a game winning grand slam home run in the bottom of the sixth inning during an NCAA college softball tournament super regional game against Oklahoma, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Vasha Hunt/AL.com via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

High-Scoring Contests Becoming the Norm

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The pitchers’ duels that once dominated college softball are less common with teams across the country scoring runs and hitting homers at unprecedented levels. As the Women’s College World Series gets ready to start Thursday in Oklahoma City, teams are on pace to set NCAA records for the second straight season in national batting average, homers and runs. “It’s crazy,” …

Pioneers Take Title

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Philadelphia — When Bill Tierney left Princeton for the University of Denver, he knew and understood he would face some criticism. Tierney won six titles in men’s lacrosse with the Tigers, but he left to build something with the Pioneers. On Monday, he reached his destination and Denver won its first NCAA lacrosse …

College Roundup: Ex-Dartmouth Player Drafted by CFL Team

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Winnipeg, Manitoba — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers added to last week’s Canadian Football League draft haul on Wednesday, selecting former Dartmouth defensive back-linebacker Garrett Waggoner in the CFL supplemental draft. The 6-foot-1, 225-pound Waggoner was one of two players available in Wednesday’s draft, the other being defensive back Jarret Chapman. While Chapman wound up going unselected, the Bombers will forfeit their original 2016 …

Great Danes Double Dartmouth

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Staff Reports Albany, n.y. — Rachel Bowles scored six times to power No. 18 Albany to a 10-5 nonconference women’s lacrosse win over Dartmouth at John Fallon Stadium on Monday. A physical affair that saw 58 fouls and seven yellow cards between the two teams turned on Bowles’ …

Second Unit Is First Priority: Big Green Using Spring for Backup QB

Monday, April 13, 2015

Hanover — Who’s going to play quarterback for the Dartmouth College football team next season? No, not the starting job, which belongs to star Dalyn Williams, but the backup’s position, the assignment of which might, for the next …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Softball’s Win Streak Now at 10

Monday, April 13, 2015

New Haven, Conn. — The Dartmouth College softball team stretched its winning streak to 10 games and its lead in the Ivy League’s North Division to three games with a doubleheader sweep of Yale on Sunday, posting 8-0 and 7-0 shutout victories. Senior Kristen Rumley and junior Morgan …

Local Roundup: Big Green Brings the Big Bats

Sunday, April 12, 2015

New Haven, Conn. — Sophomore Michael Concato outdueled Yale’s Chris Lanham to help Dartmouth take the first game of a doubleheader at Yale Field in eight innings, 3-2. The second game was a stark contrast, however, as the Big Green (8-19, 6-4 Ivy) scored their most runs in …

Princeton Lacrosse Routs Dartmouth

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Hanover — Old McDonald had a field day, not a farm, Saturday during the Dartmouth College men’s lacrosse team’s 16-5 loss to No. 14 Princeton. The Ivy League clash served as yet another platform for the offensive skills …

Providence Skates Off With NCAA Hockey Title

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Boston — Boston University goalie Matt O’Connor gave up a tying own goal in the third period, then Brandon Tanev scored with 6:17 left and Providence beat the Terriers 4-3 on Saturday night for its first NCAA hockey …

Cancer Fighter Lauren Hill Dies

Friday, April 10, 2015

Cincinnati — Lauren Hill’s teammates and coaches are remembering the 19-year-old college basketball player with her own inspiring words: “Never give up.” An example she lived by as she fought a brain tumor and rallied those around her …

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 …