College Sports

Cowboys- Giants: Aching QBs Meet

Sunday, November 23, 2014

For Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, the concern is about his back. While the Giants’ Eli Manning is looking to rebound after one of the worst starts of his career. Romo takes the Dallas Cowboys to New York tonight with a chance to match the win total from their .500 rut of the past three seasons. The 34-year-old quarterback whose surgically repaired back sustained yet another injury against Washington has a …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Women’s XC 20th at Nationals

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Terre Haute, Ind. — The Dartmouth women’s cross country team completed its season with a 20th-place finish on Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Championships at Indiana State University’s LaVern Gibson Championship Course. Junior Dana Giordano led the Big Green in the six-kilometer race, taking 45th place in 20 minutes, 49 seconds, an impressive achievement considering she was tripped and stepped on near the …

With Last-Minute TD, Crimson Crafts a Perfect Ending

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Cambridge, Mass. — The 131st edition of The Game will be remembered for The Finish. Conner Hempel threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Fischer with 55 seconds to play and Harvard beat Yale 31-24 to capture the Ivy League title outright after blowing a 17-point fourth-quarter lead on Saturday. Harvard won for …

As Dartmouth Football Senior Day Approaches, a Closer Look at a Vital Quartet

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

On Saturday, the Dartmouth College football team will host Brown in its home finale and the final game on Memorial Field for its 27 seniors. The campaign concludes at Princeton next week, in a game that could have …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth’s Williams an Ivy Honoree Again

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hanover — This is starting to get repetitious … in a good way. Thanks to a record-setting afternoon in terms of total yards accumulated, Dartmouth College junior quarterback Dalyn Williams was chosen as co-winner of the Ivy League’s …

Local Roundup: RPI Beats Dartmouth Hockey in Final Minute

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Troy, n.y. — It wasn’t quite Game 3 of a postseason series, but Rensselaer exacted a bit of revenge Saturday night against the visiting Dartmouth men’s hockey team by scoring the game-winning goal with 18.2 seconds left in regulation to take a 2-1 win. Zach Schroeder put a …

College Soccer: Dartmouth Inches Closer to Ivy Title

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Ithaca, n.y. — The Dartmouth College men’s soccer team is one win away from an Ivy League title after defeating Cornell, 3-0, on Saturday evening at Berman Field. Dartmouth will host Brown in the Ivy finale next Saturday. The Big Green is tied with Princeton for first in …

Big Green Leaves Big Red in the Dust

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Ithaca, n.y. — Lowly Cornell came flying out of the gates on Saturday afternoon in upstate New York, but Dartmouth weathered the storm and waltzed to a 42-7 Ivy League football triumph in front of a crowd of 4,212 at Schoellkopf Field. The Big Red, which had not …

Ivy/New England Football: UNH Routs Rhode Island

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Kingston, r.i. — Sean Goldrich threw for 330 yards with two touchdowns and ran for a third as New Hampshire pulled away from winless Rhode Island 41-14 on Saturday. Nursing a 21-14 lead in the third quarter, the Wildcats (8-1, 6-0 Colonial Athletic Association) surged ahead with three …

Aggies Stun No. 3 Tigers

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Auburn, Ala. — Freshman Kyle Allen threw four touchdown passes in the first half and Texas A&M recovered two late fumbles to secure a 41-38 victory against No. 3 Auburn, likely ending the Tigers’ playoff hopes. The Aggies …

Big Green Sophomore Gets a Kick Start

Friday, November 7, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College kicker Alex Gakenheimer is leaning toward an economics major. “I like the numbers,” said the sophomore from Charlotte, N.C. The statistics Gakenheimer has produced on the field since earning the field goal job late …

Conference Showdowns Impact Playoff Race

Friday, November 7, 2014

As college football’s regular season heads into its stretch run, plenty of intriguing plotlines are developing each week. Revenge motives. Playoff implications. Clashes of style. Matchups of two-way players. Here are some of the top things to watch …

Local Roundup: Down 3-0, Green Beats NCAA Champ

Friday, November 7, 2014

Schenectady, n.y. — Tim O’Brien’s overtime goal gave the Dartmouth College men’s hockey team an improbable 4-3 come-from-behind victory over NCAA champion Union on Friday at Messa Rink. Brad Schierhorn scored with 49.9 seconds left in regulation to help Dartmouth erase a 3-0 deficit and force overtime against …