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Ithaca College football co-captain and Hanover High graduate Sam Carney (22) talks to a teammate in an undated photograph. (Ithaca College photograph)

Building His Own Tradition

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Ithaca, n.y. — Sam Carney doesn’t have Touchdown Jesus. Instead, he has a gorgeous view. Tradition takes all forms in collegiate athletics. Some of it is for the good. Some brings honor; ask the person dotting the “i” for the Ohio State marching band’s script “Ohio.” Some grows from habit; consider the people filling the tents on the Krzyzewskiville lawn …

Dartmouth Soccer Sweeps Columbia

Sunday, October 26, 2014

New York — Senior Tasha Wilkins scored the game’s lone goal off a free kick in the 19th minute to give the Dartmouth College women’s soccer team a 1-0 win over Columbia on Saturday at Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium. The Big Green striker found the back of the net from the right side of the box for her fourth goal of the …

UNH Hangs On to Defeat Stony Brook

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Durham, n.h. — Cam Shorey blocked Graham Ball’s potential game-tying extra point, Jimmy Owens broke a 51-yard touchdown run on the ensuing drive, and New Hampshire held on to beat Stony Brook 28-20 on Saturday. Trailing 21-14 late in the fourth, Stony Brook drove 43 yards on four plays, capped by Conor Bednarski’s 31-yard touchdown pass to Adrian Coxson, cutting the Wildcats’ lead …

Upsets Rock Top 25 Poll

Monday, October 6, 2014

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Starkville, Miss. — Mississippi’s Southeastern Conference teams have never been this good and this close. Ole Miss and Mississippi State are tied for third in The Associated Press college football …

Rugged Rugger

Monday, October 6, 2014

Dartmouth’s Zack Fowler runs the ball during the rugby game against Princeton at Brophy Field in Hanover on Sunday. Dartmouth won, 54-5. Valley News — Ariana van den Akker …

College Roundup: Big Green Soccer Wins in OT

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Princeton, n.j. — Freshman Matt Danilack scored the game-winning goal with 7:41 remaining in overtime to give the Dartmouth men’s soccer team a 2-1 overtime win over Princeton on Saturday afternoon at Roberts Stadium. A foul near the …

New England Football: UNH Rolls Past Elon

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Elon, n.c. — Andy Vailas threw for 193 yards and two touchdowns, all in the first half, to lead New Hampshire to a 48-14 win over Elon on Saturday. Vailas, who earned Colonial Athletic Association Conference Offensive Player of the Week in the 52-19 win over Dartmouth last …

Big Green Cruises in Ivy Opener

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College football team opened its Ivy League season with a victory Saturday for the first time since 2007, its 31-13 triumph over Pennsylvania snapping a six-game losing streak to the Quakers and boosting the …

UConn Puts Title In Rear View

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Storrs, Conn. — UConn coach Kevin Ollie put a new twist on the annual road race that marks the end of his team’s preseason conditioning, and the unofficial start of a new basketball campaign. The 41-year-old former NBA guard laced up his own running shoes last week and …

Ranked Teams Go Down

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Oxford, Miss. — Bo Wallace threw for 251 yards and three touchdowns, including two in the fourth quarter, and No. 11 Mississippi rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit to stun No. 3 Alabama 23-17 on Saturday. Ole Miss (5-0, …

Big Games Will Sort Contenders, Pretenders

Friday, October 3, 2014

Time to get down to brass tacks and begin separating the contenders from the pretenders. The fun started Thursday night with Arizona’s upset of No. 2 Oregon. Who’ll go down next? Here’s a look at some of today’s …

BYU Retires Famous QB’s No. 9

Friday, October 3, 2014

Provo, Utah — BYU retired Jim McMahon’s No. 9 jersey during its game against Utah State on Friday night, a day after the former quarterback was inducted into the school’s athletic hall of fame. The 55-year-old McMahon recently …

Dartmouth Junior Has NFL Bloodlines, NFL Dreams

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Hanover — A.J. Zuttah wants to make it to the NFL. First, however, he and his Dartmouth College football teammates have to get past visiting Pennsylvania on Saturday. The Big Green (1-1) has lost 15 of its last …