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Saturday Highlight

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Associated Press Here are some things to watch in Week 9 of the Southeastern Conference season: ∎ Game of the Week : No. 3 Mississippi at No. 24 LSU. Ole Miss is off to its best start in more than 50 years, but now must face what appears to be an improved LSU team at night in Death Valley. The Rebels are leaning on a fantastic defense that’s giving …

The Lion’s Meow — In an Era of Change, One Constant Remains: Last Place Columbia

Friday, October 24, 2014

By Tris Wykes Valley News Staff Writer “Way uptown, at its gleaming new field house on the northern tip of Manhattan, Columbia is trying to win at football — really, it is — even though it may appear otherwise.” — New York Times , Nov. 22, 2013. Rich Forzani played football at Columbia …

Probe Reveals UNC Fraud

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Chapel Hill, n.c. — A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A’s and B’s over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday. At least nine university employees were fired or under disciplinary review, and the question now becomes what, …

Dartmouth Lets Victory Get Away

Monday, September 29, 2014

By Tris Wykes Valley News Staff Writer Hanover — During recent years, it’s taken a minimum of five Ivy League victories to claim the Ancient Eight women’s soccer championship. Dartmouth College’s margin for error became slimmer Sunday after …

Green Field Hockey Beats Bryant in OT

Monday, September 29, 2014

Hanover — Freshman Julia Donald tied the game with 1:31 left in regulation and senior Ali Savage scored 5:50 into overtime to give the Dartmouth field hockey team a 3-2 win Sunday afternoon over visiting non-conference Bryant at Chase Field. With the triumph, the Big Green move to …

College Roundup: Dartmouth Men Extend Unbeaten Streak to Four

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Hanover — Goals by Nick Rooney and Robin Alnas aided the Dartmouth College men’s soccer team over Fordham, 2-0, in front of a near-capacity crowd at Burnham Field on Saturday afternoon. Dartmouth (3-2-1) are on a four-game unbeaten …

Ivy/New England Football: Yale Pulls Stunner on Army, 49-43

Sunday, September 28, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Tyler Varga ran for five touchdowns including from 3-yards out in overtime to give Yale a 49-43 upset of Army in the renewal of a rivalry that dates back 121 years. Varga ran 28 times for 185 yards for the Bulldogs (2-0). His fourth …

Bowled Over: No 4 UNH Dismantles Dartmouth Football

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Durham, n.h. — It’s leaf-peeper season in New England and the Dartmouth College football team drove through vibrant foliage Saturday en route to its nonconference game at New Hampshire. Hours later, the Big Green got an up-close look …

College Football: Aggies Rally Past Hogs

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Arlington, Texas — Kenny Hill threw for 386 yards and four touchdowns, with a 25-yarder to Malcome Kennedy on the first play of overtime, and Texas A&M rallied from a two-touchdown deficit to beat Arkansas 35-28 on Saturday. …

Dartmouth’s Captain Video a Master Behind The Camera

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Hanover — Dylan Moye is decidedly behind the scenes for the Dartmouth College football team. However, the 2010 Mascoma High graduate’s work for the program as its first-year video coordinator is front and center when it comes to …

Army, Yale Renew an Ancient Rivalry Today

Saturday, September 27, 2014

New Haven, Conn. (ap) — Army visits the Yale Bowl for the first time in 26 years today to renew a rivalry that once helped determine the best team in college football. This season, the Black Knights (1-2) needed a waiver from the NCAA to play the game …

UNH Turns On the Lights for Big Green

Friday, September 26, 2014

Durham, n.h. — Andy Vailas is in at quarterback, Sean Goldrich is out and running back Nico Steriti is iffy for the first night football game in the history of Cowell Stadium on State of New Hampshire Day on Saturday. That’s the backdrop as the No. 4 UNH …

Lyons Roars Again: Ex-Dartmouth Coach Leads UNH’s Defense

Friday, September 26, 2014

For John Lyons, like all football coaches, film study is just a part of the job. The lonely, darkened room highlighted by the repetitious, soundless forward and reverse of little figures on a small screen. Day after day, …