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College Sports

Local Roundup: Big Green Hires Rowing Coach

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Hanover — Wyatt Allen was named the new head coach of the Dartmouth College men’s heavyweight crew, Director of Athletics and Recreation Harry Sheehy announced on Tuesday. A 2001 graduate of the University of Virginia, where he was a captain and four-year member of the men’s rowing team, Allen also represented the United States at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympic Games. He won gold at the 2004 Athens Games, …

Much-Maligned American Athletic Conference Feels Confident

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Newport, r.i. — Commissioner Mike Aresco took to the podium at media day for the American Athletic Conference and talked about power. “We all hear a lot about Power 5 conferences, the Equity 5, the High Resource 5, the Group of 5, the Autonomy 5, whatever you choose to call them, and we consider ourselves a power conference as well,” Aresco said Tuesday. …

Commentary: NCAA May Not Be Run by Fools After All

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Two down, one big one to go. And with it a growing realization that maybe the people running the NCAA aren’t the bumbling idiots everyone has been making them out to be. The NCAA’s agreement Tuesday to create a $70 million fund to diagnose concussions and brain injuries does more than just give some former and current athletes a bit of peace of …

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, …

Oregon State Cuts Ties With Obama’s Brother-in-Law

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Oregon State athletic director Bob De Carolis announced on March 28 that head coach Craig Robinson would return for a seventh season as basketball coach, even penning a strongly worded letter of support for President Obama’s brother-in-law. The …

Spring Dance

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Dartmouth College receivers Victor Williams, left, and former Hanover High standout Dan Gorman share dance steps after the latter hauled in a touchdown pass Saturday during the team’s Green-White spring scrimmage. The final score was 10-3 for the …

Split Decision: Dartmouth, Penn Will Play Deciding Game Today

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Hanover — Don’t go changing. That was the message among members of the Dartmouth College softball team Saturday after it split a doubleheader with Pennsylvania to begin the teams’ best-of-three Ivy League title series. The Big Green won …