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Local Roundup: Russell Trails at N.E. Am

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Winchester, Mass. — Evan Russell’s defense of his New England Amateur championship got off to a rough start, but not so much that the Grantham resident can’t still compete for a repeat. Russell shot a 3-over-par 74 to open the three-day, 72-hole tournament at Winchester Country Club on Tuesday. The score left him within range of making the cut following today’s second round but well behind leader John Gratton, who …

Ex-UNH Coach Faces Assault Charge

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Associated Press Durham, n.h. — Former University of New Hampshire women’s hockey coach Brian McCloskey has been charged with assault in an encounter during a game last year. The Strafford County Superior Court Clerk’s office says McCloskey, a former Dartmouth College men’s hockey player and assistant coach — is charged with putting “his body on top” of a player’s body and threatening …

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 …

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 …

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, …