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For Mormon Big Green football players, faith comes first

May 22, 2017 10:36am

For most standout high school athletes, the next step after graduation is obvious: college sports. But some students of the Mormon faith, like Big Green football players Tanner Aiono ’20 , Justin Call ’16 and Anders Peterson ’20 choose to put off college for two years to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


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Just a Bit Outside: On the Modern Bullpen

May 22, 2017 12:13pm

At the end of every season, regardless of the sport, pundits sit down and analyze the postseason, seeking to identify playoff trends that might inform the coming regular season. This process tends to lead to lots of articles in the vein of “How the Atlanta Falcons’ Super Bowl Run Changed the National Football League.”


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The D Sports Awards 2016-17: Rookie of the Year

May 25, 2017 10:35pm

At the end of each academic year, The Dartmouth’s sports section puts up players and moments to be voted upon by the student body as the best of the best. In the first installment of The D Sports Awards, five of the season's top rookies are pitted against each other, the winner emerging only after a popular vote by members of the Dartmouth Community.


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Master of the Draw

May 11, 2017 12:33am

This season, the Big Green women’s lacrosse team got 229 draw controls to its opponents’ 159. Draw specialist Kathryn Giroux ’19 had 108 of those, a mark which was eighth in the nation and beat the previous conference record by four. Giroux sat down with The Dartmouth to break down some of her seven draw controls in the season finale, a 12-8 triumph over Brown University.