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Dartmouth College freshman David Smith (37) boots a field-goal attempt during the Big Green's Sept. 1 session on the Blackman Practice Fields at the foot of Balch Hill. Smith is one of three kickers battling to be the team's starter for the season opener, Sept. 20 against visiting Central Connecticut.
Valley News — Tris Wykes

Big Green Will Put Best Foot Forward: Dartmouth Wants No Repeat of Placekicking Woes

Monday, September 15, 2014

Hanover — It’s not much of a stretch to say the Dartmouth College football team was two chip-shot field goals away from sharing the Ivy League title last season. The Big Green finished 6-4 overall and 5-2 in Ancient Eight play, but with successful kicks at Pennsylvania and Harvard, those marks could have been 8-2 and 7-0, enough to win …

Big Green Corrals Hofstra

Monday, September 15, 2014

Hempstead, n.y. — A pair of first-half goals made the difference for the Dartmouth men’s soccer team as it grabbed a 2-1 win from Hofstra on Sunday at the HU Soccer Stadium for its first win of the season. Seniors Alex Adelabu and Robin Alnas scored their first goals of the season for the Big Green, which outplayed the Pride for much of …

New England Football: New Hampshire Throttles Lehigh

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Durham, n.h. — Sean Goldrich passed for a career-high 422 yards and four touchdowns to lead New Hampshire to a 45-27 win over Lehigh on Saturday. Goldrich completed 27 of 40 attempts, with Harold Spears making seven catches for 138 yards, both career highs, and a touchdown. R.J. Harris had six catches for …

Dartmouth Picked Third in Ivy Football Poll

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College was picked to finish third in the Ivy League’s football preseason media poll on Tuesday, its highest finish in the poll since 1997. Princeton edged out Harvard with nine first-place votes and 129 points, …

‘My Job Clearly Isn’t Done’: Entering Fifth Year as Athletic Director, Sheehy Still Seeking Successes

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Hanover — It’s been a busy summer for Dartmouth College athletic director Harry Sheehy. Normally, June, July and August are somewhat relaxing months for the Big Green’s boss, but as Sheehy prepares to enter his fifth academic year …

Local Roundup: Doepking Taking Reins With Dartmouth Softball

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Staff Reports Hanover — Dartmouth College, having once tapped the New England Small College Athletic Conference for an athletic director, did it again on Monday to hire Shannon Doepking as the school’s new softball coach. A four-year standout catcher at Tennessee, the 28-year-old Doepking joins the Big Green …

Ambidextrous Pitcher Wows Cape Cod League

Monday, August 4, 2014

Ryan Perez might look back someday and say having Tommy John surgery on his right arm was the best thing that could have happened to his left. That’s right, his left. The 20-year-old from tiny Judson University in …

Hall of Famers Give Thanks

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Canton, Ohio — Defensive back Aeneas Williams had the fans and fellow Hall of Famers chanting in the stands to give it their all. Linebacker Derrick Brooks delivered what he called a 24-minute “Thank you letter.” And defensive …

Local Roundup: Big Green Hires Rowing Coach

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Hanover — Wyatt Allen was named the new head coach of the Dartmouth College men’s heavyweight crew, Director of Athletics and Recreation Harry Sheehy announced on Tuesday. A 2001 graduate of the University of Virginia, where he was a captain and four-year member of the men’s rowing team, …

Much-Maligned American Athletic Conference Feels Confident

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Newport, r.i. — Commissioner Mike Aresco took to the podium at media day for the American Athletic Conference and talked about power. “We all hear a lot about Power 5 conferences, the Equity 5, the High Resource 5, the Group of 5, the Autonomy 5, whatever you choose …

Commentary: NCAA May Not Be Run by Fools After All

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Two down, one big one to go. And with it a growing realization that maybe the people running the NCAA aren’t the bumbling idiots everyone has been making them out to be. The NCAA’s agreement Tuesday to create a $70 million fund to diagnose concussions and brain injuries …

D-I Soccer Considering Year-Round Schedule

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Sasho Cirovski is college soccer’s most passionate advocate, a guardian of the oft-criticized university development system, but the longtime University of Maryland men’s coach appreciates the need to evolve. That is why, as chairman of the Division I men’s coaches committee, he has joined forces with NCAA leaders, …

Furyk Ties Record, Shares Montreal Lead

Monday, July 28, 2014

Montreal — Two-time winner Jim Furyk birdied two of his last four holes Friday in the Canadian Open to match the Royal Montreal record at 7-under 63 and tie Tim Petrovic atop the leaderboard. The 44-year-old Furyk, the 2006 winner at Hamilton and 2007 champion at Angus Glen, …