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College Roundup: Dartmouth Softball Sweeps

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Providence, r.i. — The Dartmouth College softball team rolled to a doubleheader sweep of Brown, on Saturday afternoon to remain undefeated in Ivy League play. The Big Green took the opener, 7-1 and closed out the nightcap, 4-0. Dartmouth pitchers Kristen Rumley and Morgan McCalmon tossed a pair of complete games. Kelsey Miller, Chloe Madill and Karen Chaw belted solo home runs, with back-to-back shots in the sixth inning of …

Basics Hard To Come By For Big Green

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Hanover — Throw and catch. You can’t win a lacrosse game without doing both successfully, which mostly explains why the Dartmouth College men’s team fell to visiting Pennsylvania, 9-3, on Saturday. The result dropped the Big Green to 1-9 overall and 0-5 in Ivy League play. The program will try to avoid its …

Dartmouth Wide Receiver Has Speedy Recovery

Friday, April 18, 2014

Hanover — One of the standouts of Dartmouth College spring football practice so far has been freshman receiver Jon Marc Carrier, a 5-foot-8 speedster who’s looked even more comfortable and confident than he did last fall, when he caught five passes for 58 yards and a touchdown and returned six kickoffs for an …

Defense Is Hallmark of Final Quartet

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Way back at the start of the season, amid all the whistles and fouls, the defensive-minded teams appeared to be in trouble, a seemingly dying breed hamstrung by the NCAA’s new hands-free rules. As the season progressed, the top coaches and teams adjusted to the changes and found …

Terps Pull Upset

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Evanston, Ill. (ap) — When members of Northwestern’s football team had the chance to sign union cards back in January, some players signed their names, others did not. Running back Venric Mark said Tuesday that he wondered if …

Maryland reaches Final Four, tops Louisville 76-73

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Louisville, Ky. (ap) — The Maryland Terrapins are headed back to the Final Four for the first time since they won it all back in 2006. All-American Alyssa Thomas scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Maryland advanced to the Terrapins’ first Final Four since winning the …

Kaleb’s Krowd: Tarczewski Leaves Hometown in Thrall

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Claremont — Take a sports bar, fill it with 100 or so noisy people and put the father of Kaleb Tarczewski in a comfy couch in front of a big screen and you have the makings for a …

Irish Stay Perfect

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

South Bend, Ind. — Notre Dame’s quest for perfection will continue at the Final Four. Jewell Loyd scored 30 points and unbeaten Notre Dame advanced to the Final Four for a fourth straight season with an 88-69 win …

Dartmouth Softball Sweeps Tigers

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Staff Reports Princeton, n.j. — Junior Kristen Rumley excelled in the circle on Monday as the Dartmouth College softball team completed a four-game sweep of its opening Ivy League weekend with 1-0 and 4-1 defeats of Princeton at the Class of 1895 Field. Monday’s doubleheader made up for …

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Associated Press Louisville, Ky. — Alyssa Thomas scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as fourth-seeded Maryland upset No. 1 seed Tennessee 73-62 on Sunday in the Louisville Region semifinal. The Terrapins (27-6) reached their ninth regional final and first since 2012. They did it …

Looking at the Tourney Clock

Monday, March 31, 2014

Welcome to a friendly rivalry version of BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for all your offbeat NCAA tournament needs. Today’s edition looks into the true length of the final minute in an NCAA tournament basketball game. Time Drag We know how you feel: The final minute of a …

BC beats Lowell To Reach Frozen Four

Monday, March 31, 2014

Worcester, Mass. (ap) — Ian McCoshen scored with 8:44 left and top-seeded Boston College beat UMass-Lowell 4-3 on Sunday in the NCAA Northeast Regional final to reach the Frozen Four for the 11th time in 17 years. Boston College (28-7-4), seeking its fourth NCAA championship in seven seasons, …

Undefeated Cornell Steamrolls Dartmouth Lacrosse

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Hanover — Early in Saturday’s Ivy League men’s lacrosse game between Dartmouth and Cornell, a group of rowdy fraternity brothers filed into Scully-Fahey Field, taunting the No. 2 Big Red as they filed along the bleachers’ bottom row. …