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Dartmouth Women Soccer Defeats Vermont, 4-0

Monday, September 22, 2014

Staff Reports Burlington, Vt. — Senior Tasha Wilkins scored a pair of goals and sophomore goalkeeper Casey Cousineau made three saves, as the Dartmouth women’s soccer team defeated Twin State rival Vermont, 4-0, on Sunday afternoon at Virtue Field. The Big Green (3-2-1) is on a four-game unbeaten streak after dropping its first two games at the Husky/Nike Invitational. Wilkins’ first goal came in the 34th minute when she picked …

Yale Burns Out Scoreboard; UNH Slips Past Richmond

Sunday, September 21, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Morgan Roberts threw three touchdowns and ran in the game winner to lift Yale to a 54-43 win in its season opener over Lehigh on Saturday. Trailing by as many as 21 points in the second quarter, the Yale comeback was sparked by a 51-yard touchdown run by Candler …

Big Green Gets in Gear: Dartmouth Rallies, Wins Football Opener

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College football team was supposed to enter Memorial Field to a snappy introduction video on the year-old scoreboard behind the south end zone Saturday. However, the season opener’s overture fell a bit flat when the audio went out and eliminated the sound of former college president James Wright reading …

Six College Football Coaches on the Rise

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Now that Chris Petersen has left Boise State for Washington, college football needs another coach from outside the so-called Big 5 conferences that will have his name come up for almost every big job. Six coaches whose names are likely to come up often when the jobs start …

Six College Football Coaches On the Hot Seat

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Coaches often say they are always on the hot seat. That might be true, but some seats are hotter than others. Last season, Southern California and Texas changed coaches and created a cascade of corresponding moves. A similar situation could play out this season, with a few coaches …

Notre Dame Coach: No Change Needed in Recruiting

Sunday, August 17, 2014

South Bend, Ind. — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly on Saturday dismissed talk that he needs to do a better job of recruiting players who are better students to avoid the academic problems that have plagued the football …

First Female Little League Player Praises Current Crop

Saturday, August 16, 2014

South Williamsport, Pa. — More than six decades after Kathryn “Tubby” Johnston Massar cut off her braids, tucked her hair under her cap and became the first girl to play Little League baseball, she’s delighted to see two girls in the Little League World Series. “It’s truly amazing. …

Norwich U. Hires Ex-Hartford Coach

Friday, August 15, 2014

Northfield, Vt. — Mike Stone, who left Hartford High earlier this summer after 28 years as head football coach, was named defensive backs coach at Norwich University on Friday. Also, Steve Smith was named wide receivers coach. “I am extremely excited about the additions to our football staff,” …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Hires Women’s Rowing Coach

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Hanover — Linda Muri was named head coach of Dartmouth College’s women’s rowing team, Dartmouth Director of Athletics & Recreation Harry Sheehy announced this week. Muri spent the past 13 years i as the assistant coach of the Harvard men’s lightweight crew and brings many years of collegiate …

Patriots, Eagles Work Out the Kinks at Joint Practice Session

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — Jeremy Maclin ran past Darrelle Revis along the right side and hauled in a long touchdown pass. Not to worry, Patriots fans. It was just part of a joint practice between the Philadelphia Eagles and …

How Will College Football Panel Pick Top Teams?

Sunday, August 10, 2014

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Might as well call it Mission: Impossible. Starting in mid-October, a panel of 13 football experts will begin meeting once a week to determine the four teams who will compete for the national championship in the very first College Football …

Dartmouth Picked Third in Ivy Football Poll

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College was picked to finish third in the Ivy League’s football preseason media poll on Tuesday, its highest finish in the poll since 1997. Princeton edged out Harvard with nine first-place votes and 129 points, …

‘My Job Clearly Isn’t Done’: Entering Fifth Year as Athletic Director, Sheehy Still Seeking Successes

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Hanover — It’s been a busy summer for Dartmouth College athletic director Harry Sheehy. Normally, June, July and August are somewhat relaxing months for the Big Green’s boss, but as Sheehy prepares to enter his fifth academic year …