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Dartmouth College baserunner Brittany Mann slides home safely with her team’s first run during a 6-0 softball victory over Ivy League rival Brown on Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Hanover, N.H. The freshman scored on Morgan McCalmon’s squeeze bunt, the first time the Big Green had tried such a play this season. Dartmouth swept the home doubleheader and can clinch its third consecutive North Division title next weekend by winning 1 of 4 games with Harvard.
Valley News — Tris Wykes

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Baseball Extends Divisional Reign

Monday, April 20, 2015

Hanover — Wash. Rinse. Repeat. Eight times. Dartmouth College senior Matt MacDowell hit a walk-off sacrifice fly in the first game of a doubleheader against Brown, then scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth in the series finale to help the Big Green to a 2-1 and 8-7 Ivy League baseball sweep on Sunday at Red Rolfe …

Divisional Repeat Within Dartmouth Softball’s Reach

Monday, April 20, 2015

Hanover — That championship feeling is developing again for the Dartmouth College softball team, which swept an Ivy League doubleheader against visiting Brown on Sunday, 4-0 and 6-0, at Dartmouth Softball Park. The result means the Big Green needs to win only one of four games this weekend against Harvard to claim its …

College Roundup: Brown Snaps Dartmouth Softball’s Win Streak

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hanover — For the second straight season, the Brown Bears played the spoilers role and upset the Dartmouth College softball team, ending the Big Green’s 11-game unbeaten streak on Saturday afternoon. Dartmouth took the first game 6-1, but the visitors crushed the hosts 9-0 in five innings in game two. Dartmouth (19-14, 12-2 Ivy) faced one of its toughest in-league tests, as Brown’s …

FSU’s Winston Shows Off for NFL Bigwigs

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Tallahassee, Fla. — Jameis Winston dodged brooms and blocking pads. He threw over outstretched arms and tennis rackets. He completed passes from the pocket and on the run. Even when it was time for a brief break during …

Wildcats Giving Bookmakers Indigestion

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Nick Bogdanovich could use some antacid. Bogdanovich, the director of trading at sports book operator William Hill U.S., in July posted 50-1 odds the University of Kentucky would have a perfect season. As the Wildcats reached the men’s college basketball Final Four — sneaking by Notre Dame 68-66 …

Camp Cal’s Counselor: UK Coach Welcomes NBA’s Attention — But Just for One Day

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

It could’ve easily been called the John Calipari Fantasy Camp. The Kentucky coach invited NBA scouts and GMs to a first-of-its-kind workout before the start of the season, so they could get a look at what all these …

Izzo Attempting to Emulate Coach K

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

There’s no easy way to ask Tom Izzo about it, because the record is so ugly. Nine games against Duke, on some of the biggest stages college basketball has to offer. One Michigan State win. So the question …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Women’s Rugby Going Varsity

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Associated Press Hanover — Dartmouth College will elevate its women’s rugby team from a club sport to varsity status starting with the 2015-16 academic year, athletic director Harry Sheehy said Monday. Women’s rugby will become the Big Green’s 35th varsity sport and 17th for women, to go …

Huskies Return To Semis

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Albany, n.y. — Geno Auriemma and his Connecticut Huskies are back in a familiar place — the Final Four. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points to help UConn beat Dayton 91-70 on Monday night to advance to the national …

The World Is Within Hughes’ Reach; USA Rugby Puts Big Green Senior in Captain’s Role

Monday, March 30, 2015

Since his freshman season, Madison Hughes has been a leader on the Dartmouth College rugby team. Today, those qualities are reaching a whole new level. Hughes, 22, was selected by first-year USA Sevens coach Mike Friday to captain …

Imperfection Is Just Fine If It’s All Kentucky Has

Monday, March 30, 2015

Cleveland — This Kentucky basketball team isn’t perfect, coach John Calipari likes to say, just undefeated. The distinction was illuminated Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena, where the presumed inevitability of an unblemished Wildcats romp to the national title was in jeopardy until the last hundredth of a second …

Blue Bloods Advance: Duke Returns To Final Four

Monday, March 30, 2015

Houston — A special group of freshmen is taking Duke and Coach K back to the NCAA Final Four. The Blue Devils and their trio of freshmen starters are going to their 16th Final Four after a 66-52 …

Michigan St. Rolls Past Louisville

Monday, March 30, 2015

Syracuse, n.y. — Travis Trice vowed a day earlier that he wasn’t going to cry should the Michigan State Spartans continue their improbable run to the Final Four. The senior guard’s vow lasted no more than 10 seconds …