Ben Reed


Clark '92 uses soccer experience to promote HIV awareness

After completing a successful soccer career at Dartmouth, Tommy Clark '92 pursued his dream of playing professional soccer in a country whose own inhabitants were often searching for a way out. In Bulawayo, the second largest city in landlocked, sub-Saharan Zimbabwe, where Clark had lived for a few years as a teenager, the 22-year old graduate suited up for the Bulawaya Highlanders, a sobering experience that might not have advanced his soccer career, but impacted his life in ways that he never could have foreseen. As a soccer pro and volunteer English teacher at the English Youth Contact Center, Clark watched several of his teammates, fellow teachers at the school and other friends and acquaintances fall victim to HIV/AIDS, which has ravaged the country.

Sandy Barbut '08 and the Lady Green placed second this weekend.

Women's volleyball takes second at Dartmouth Invitational

Jennie Post / The Dartmouth Staff For the Dartmouth women's volleyball team, two points turned out to be the difference between a heartening victory in a home tournament, complete with a win over an Ivy League rival, and a bittersweet second-place finish. Although the Big Green managed to score two convincing victories against the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Robert Morris University in Saturday's competition, an emotional Friday night loss to Harvard that ended in a 15-13 fifth game cost the Big Green first place in the Dartmouth Invitational and soured an otherwise encouraging weekend. Before a revved up crowd at Leede Arena in that match, the Big Green (6-6, 0-2 Ivy) dominated the first two games (30-21, 30-22), playing some of its best volleyball of the season.

Club Corner

The Dartmouth men's club volleyball team began its divisionals season Saturday at Northeastern University with matches against the University of New Hamsphire, Northeastern and the University of Vermont. After a disappointing 25-18, 25-20 loss to in-state rival UNH, the Big Green improved its play in a hard-fought 25-20, 25-20 loss to a talented Northeastern squad on its home court. Dartmouth concluded the afternoon competition on a positive note, downing a scrappy Vermont Catamounts team 25-21, 25-23. The Big Green received strong performances throughout the day from outside hitter/middle blocker David Ansdell '06, rookie outside hitter Eric Lauritsen '09 and outside hitter Adam Wilk '06. Veteran libero Nathan Zwintscher '03 also put forth a solid defensive effort that included a game-saving dig on the winning point against UVM with the Catamounts threatening to tie the game at 24. The Big Green returns to action in Interdivisional competition next weekend at Yale University.

No. 11 BC outmatches men's basketball

The Dartmouth men's basketball team could not have scheduled a much more challenging opening to its 2005-06 season than a visit to Conte Forum to face the No.

Big Green football hopes to send off seniors with a win

Assured of a seventh place Ivy League finish with a 1-5 league record (2-7 overall), a Dartmouth football victory over second-place Princeton (6-3, 4-2 Ivy) Saturday would do nothing to improve the Big Green's league standing.

Football loses a heartbreaker against Brown 24-14

In Saturday's football game between Dartmouth and Brown, there was nothing surprising about standout running back Nick Hartigan's 193 yards and two touchdowns and the Bears picking up their Ivy-best fifth League win of the season on their home field.

Football takes aim at Brown Bears

With its hopes of contending for an Ivy crown or finishing with a winning record thwarted after a 1-4 start in league play, the Big Green football team (2-6) will now try to play the role of spoiler, hoping to vanquish the title aspirations of its remaining two competitors, Brown and Princeton.

Big Red drops Big Green football 21-10 in Hanover

In a game that often appeared to be a rare duel between the arm of one quarterback and the legs of another, the 312 passing-yards of Dartmouth quarterback Josh Cohen '09 were not enough to overtake Cornell (4-4, Ivy 2-3) on Saturday.

Big Green football falls 42-14 to Harvard in Cambridge

Against a big rival, records can often prove irrelevant. Two years ago, behind the miraculous diving reception of Andrew Hall '05 that can only be called, "The Catch," the Big Green shocked Harvard in Cambridge with a 30-16 victory.