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Providence, RI, Nov 23, 2014- Dartmouth defenders (3) Wyatt Omsberg, goalie (1) Stefan Cleveland, and (20)Tyler Dowse stop Providence' forward (9) Fabio Machado from scoring during first half action Sunday evening.  Providence College host Dartmouth in NCAA tournament 2nd round soccer  The Providence Journal / Kris Craig

Friars Catch Fire: Dartmouth Out of NCAA Soccer Tourney

Monday, November 24, 2014

Providence, r.i. — During its first 18 games, the Dartmouth College men’s soccer team had outscored its opponents by a 20-9 margin. Suffice to say the Big Green didn’t live up to that statistic Sunday night in an NCAA Division I tournament second-round game against 11th-seeded Providence College. The Friars scored all of their goals in the second half en …

No. 1 Not Done

Monday, November 24, 2014

Members of the University of New Hampshire football team celebrate their 20-12 win over Maine on Saturday in Orono, Maine, a victory that gave the Wildcats the undisputed Colonial Athletic Association title. UNH learned on Sunday that it will also be the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision tournament …

Yalie Named Rhodes Scholar

Monday, November 24, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Yale starting men’s basketball forward Matt Townsend has been awarded a Rhodes scholarship. The 6-foot-7 senior carries a 4.0 grade point average in molecular, cellular and developmental biology. He was one of eight Yale students selected as finalists for the prestigious Oxford University scholarships. Townsend missed two games during the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic while in New York …

Local Roundup: Chargers Advance in ECAC Tourney

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

New London — Colby-Sawyer senior Carlton Wheeler-Omiunu scored 47 seconds into overtime to lift the Chargers past Albertus Magnus, 4-3 in the Eastern College Athletic Conference men’s soccer quarterfinals on Wednesday afternoon. Colby-Sawyer (12-6-2) advanced to the ECAC semifinals for the first time in program history. On Saturday, …

ACC’s Hall of Fame Hoop Coaches Set High Standard

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

It doesn’t happen this season but maybe it will the next, or the one after that. At some point, based simply on luck of the draw — or misfortune of the draw — an ACC head coach might …

Commentary: Time to Replace the NCAA

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

In defending its alabaster-pure reputation, the NCAA likes to criminalize others. Recently, it sentenced Georgia running back Todd Gurley to “40 hours of community service” for selling his autograph. But I’ve been leafing through the sheaves of the NCAA rulebook, and in a diligent search of its 432 …

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 …