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Local Roundup: Dartmouth Sixth In Ivy Hoop Poll

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Princeton, n.j. — Penn and Princeton each garnered 123 points in the Ivy League women’s basketball preseason poll on Tuesday, but the Tigers had the edge in first-place votes, receiving nine to the Quakers’ seven. It is the first tie in the history of the preseason voting, since the poll was instituted prior to the 1999-2000 season. It marks the third overall time Penn was selected to finish first and …

Kozlov Goal Sends Dartmouth Women to Victory

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Poughkeepsie, n.y. — Junior Lucielle Kozlov scored her team-best fifth goal of the season as the Dartmouth College women’s soccer team defeated Marist, 1-0, in nonconference play on Monday evening at Tenney Stadium. The win puts Dartmouth 6-4-4 overall with an Ivy League showdown set for Saturday evening at Burnham Field against Harvard. The Big Green are 2-0-3 in league play with nine …

Local Roundup: Big Green Women’s Hockey Rolls in Opener

Monday, October 27, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College women’s ice hockey team opened its regular season in a big way on Sunday afternoon, routing in-state rival New Hampshire at Thompson Arena, 6-2. Junior Lindsay Allen and sophomore Kennedy Ottenbreit led the way with two-goal games for Dartmouth (1-0-0). Sophomore Robyn Chemago did a little bit of …

Dartmouth-Yale Showdown Could Have Title Implications

Friday, October 10, 2014

Hanover — Teams can’t win an Ivy League football championship in October, but they can certainly lose one, which explains why Dartmouth College’s practices this week were conducted amid palpable tension. From quarterback Alex Park admonishing the scout …

Heisman Race Full of Intrigue

Friday, October 10, 2014

The Heisman Trophy race, much like the playoff chase, took a detour last weekend. The presumptive favorite, Marcus Mariota of Oregon, was unable to prevent his team from being upset. Dak Prescott emerged as a legitimate contender for …

SEC East Looks for Respect

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Athens, Ga. — An important Southeastern Conference Eastern Division showdown is being overshadowed this week by another deluge of compelling SEC West games. The only ranked teams from the SEC East will meet on Saturday when No. 13 Georgia visits No. 23 Missouri in a game that could …

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, …