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Penn State Hires Ex-Cal AD

Sunday, July 27, 2014

State College, Pa. — Penn State hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley. The 54-year-old Barbour replaces David Joyner, who announced he was resigning last month. Joyner took over at Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal and held the job for two and a half years. Barbour was given a five-year contract that pays …

Local Roundup: D’Agostino Honored For Classroom Work

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Hanover — She’s apparently a pretty quick study, too. Recent Dartmouth College graduate Abbey D’Agostino was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s women’s national scholar-athlete of the year for the indoor season on Tuesday night. D’Agostino won similar USTFCCCA honors six times over her collegiate career, two each for the outdoor, indoor and cross country seasons. The national …

Local Roundup: Russell Trails at N.E. Am

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Winchester, Mass. — Evan Russell’s defense of his New England Amateur championship got off to a rough start, but not so much that the Grantham resident can’t still compete for a repeat. Russell shot a 3-over-par 74 to open the three-day, 72-hole tournament at Winchester Country Club on Tuesday. The score left him within range of making the cut following today’s second round …

Columbia Sweeps Dartmouth for Ivy Baseball Title

Sunday, May 11, 2014

New York — The current vogue of American sportscasting — guilty as charged, ESPN — is to refer to a series of scores or goals, regardless of length, as “unanswered.” The truth of the matter is once the …

Dartmouth Baseball Plays for Ivy Title Today

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Hanover — Spring is truly the season to be a Dartmouth College undergraduate. The green is filled day-after-day with students lounging on the grass, erecting volleyball nets, chasing a Frisbee. A few blocks down East Wheelock Street, however, …

Oregon State Cuts Ties With Obama’s Brother-in-Law

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Oregon State athletic director Bob De Carolis announced on March 28 that head coach Craig Robinson would return for a seventh season as basketball coach, even penning a strongly worded letter of support for President Obama’s brother-in-law. The …

Spring Dance

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Dartmouth College receivers Victor Williams, left, and former Hanover High standout Dan Gorman share dance steps after the latter hauled in a touchdown pass Saturday during the team’s Green-White spring scrimmage. The final score was 10-3 for the …

Split Decision: Dartmouth, Penn Will Play Deciding Game Today

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Hanover — Don’t go changing. That was the message among members of the Dartmouth College softball team Saturday after it split a doubleheader with Pennsylvania to begin the teams’ best-of-three Ivy League title series. The Big Green won …

Coach’s Call to Alleged Rape Victim Is OK’d

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Pittsburgh — Penn State football coach James Franklin did nothing “inappropriate” in contacting the woman who claims four of Franklin’s former players at Vanderbilt University raped her last year, a Tennessee prosecutor said Thursday. “I can’t comment on it much other than to say the statement we’ve always …

Big Green Softball Plays for Ivy Title

Friday, May 2, 2014

Hanover — Do you sisu? The Dartmouth College softball team does. Fourth-year coach Rachel Hanson presented the Finnish word to her squad before the current season started. It means, well, let’s allow senior co-captain Kara Curosh to explain. …

Canadiens Power Up in OT

Friday, May 2, 2014

Boston — P.K. Subban scored his second goal of the game at 4:17 of the second overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern …

College Roundup: Big Green Baseball Will Play Sunday

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Hanover — The Ivy League has scheduled the playoff game between Dartmouth and Yale for Sunday, May 4 at noon at Dartmouth’s Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park to decide the Rolfe Division baseball champion. The winner of the game will advance to the Ivy Championship Series the …

The Dartmouth College Equestrian Team: Who's Doing What

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Dartmouth College equestrian team’s lineup for the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association national championship, scheduled for May 1-4 in Harrisburg, Pa.: Name Year Hometown Discipline(s) Janna Wandzilak Sr. Waxhaw, N.C. Open Fences Alexa Dixon Jr. Islamorada, Fla. Open Flat Lindsay Seewald So. Duxbury, Mass. Int. Flats, Int. Fences Meaghan Haugh Fr. Bedford, N.H. Novice Flats, Nov. Fences Meg Rauner Fr. Chicago …