College Sports

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 first-round pick in order to acquire Waggoner. …

On a Winning Cycle: Norwich Resident Adds College Title to Resume

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

West Lebanon — The road to cycling success may seem an uphill climb, but Brendan Rhim has been riding lately as if cruising a downhill slope. Two weekends ago, the 19-year-old Hanover High School graduate helped his Furman University cycling team do something no past school had accomplished at the USA Cycling Collegiate …

Two and Through: Big Hit Evades Dartmouth Again, Season Ends

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Tallahassee, Fla. — The Dartmouth College softball team’s 2015 season came to an end on Saturday, as the Big Green dropped a 3-1 contest to the South Carolina Gamecocks in an elimination game at the NCAA’s Tallahassee regional. Dartmouth picked up where it left off Friday on a couple of fronts against the …

No Kiddin’ Around: Youth Carries Duke to Another NCAA Title

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Indianapolis — Mike Krzyzewski recruited one point guard for three years. And that player delivered him his fifth national title. Duke beat Wisconsin 68-63, the mission of the Blue Devils’ freshmen complete. It wasn’t just Tyus Jones’ talent …

Hello … Don’t I Know You?

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Tampa, Fla. — The women’s basketball championship game will have a familiar feel to it with Connecticut and Notre Dame playing for a title for the second straight year. Last season’s game saw much of the conversation building …

Final Fortitude: Wisconsin Must Follow Big Victory With One More

Monday, April 6, 2015

Indianapolis — The scene will bring smiles to many for a long time. Players chest-bumping and hugging. Fans on the fringe of delirium. A celebration perfect for highlight reels and posters. It has to end in a hurry, …

Blue Devils Just Keep Improving

Monday, April 6, 2015

Indianapolis — Tyus Jones came back toward the bench, victory assured, and Mike Krzyzewski met him there, still up on the elevated court. As Krzyzewski hugged him, he whispered in his ear, “Keep going, Tyus. Keep going.” Duke …

Dartmouth Baseball Still Tenants in Splitsville

Monday, April 6, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College baseball team is experiencing flashbacks to last season at this time … which, considering that the Big Green’s 2014 campaign extended to the Ivy League title series for a seventh consecutive season, isn’t …

Irish, Huskies Set for Championship

Monday, April 6, 2015

Tampa, Fla. — Notre Dame keeps finding ways to win. One more victory and the Irish will be national champions again. A young team that lost three starters from last year’s squad is back in the NCAA title …

UNO’s Blais Returns to Familiar Place With Different School

Monday, April 6, 2015

Omaha, Neb. — Back in the NCAA Frozen Four with a different school, Dean Blais has recaptured the sense of contentment he couldn’t find outside college hockey. Blais had won two national championships and was coming off his fifth 30-win season in 10 years when he gave into …

Terrapins Hope to Derail Huskies’ Mighty Dynasty

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Tampa, Fla. — Brenda Frese and her Maryland Terrapins aren’t just happy to be back in the Final Four for a second straight season. They plan on sticking around through the weekend and play on Tuesday night for …

Local Roundup: Big Green Baseball Settles for Split

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Hanover — After Brian McAfee twirled a two-hit shutout for a 1-0 Cornell win in the opening game of an Ivy League doubleheader at Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park, the Dartmouth College baseball team got the bats going in the nightcap to salvage a split with an …

Big Green Lacrosse Earns First Win

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Hanover —There have been seasons when the Dartmouth College women’s lacrosse team’s defeat of Cornell produced applause, high-fives and a lot of smiling. The 2015 campaign, however, has not been typical. No, when the Big Green outlasted the …