Blaze Joel



Going to School in the Woods

Flashback to Wednesday, March 30, 2011 — college acceptance letter day for the Class of 2015 and the day I found out I was accepted to Dartmouth (contrary to popular belief, I did not apply early decision).

Women’s XC heads back to nationals this weekend

For the second year in a row, the women’s cross country team qualified for the NCAA national championship meet in Terre Haute, Indiana. The team received one of 13 at-large bids after finishing third in the Northeast Regional meet with 136 points.

The Big Green Weekend Primer

Seasons are coming to a close this week, as some of the Big Green’s fall teams are making a push for the postseason. This weekend, the football team, men’s soccer team and women’s soccer team take on Cornell University in high-stakes games with major Ivy League title implications.

Big Green Weekend Primer

This weekend is arguably the biggest of the year for Dartmouth athletics, rivaling last spring’s baseball and softball Ivy League Championship Series weekend. Four teams -— football, men’s soccer and men’s and women’s cross country — will compete for a chance at Ivy League titles this weekend, while women’s soccer and field hockey look to play their way back into the conversation. Saturday will be enormous, with 16 of Dartmouth’s 34 varsity teams taking the field. Here are a few of our picks for the weekend.

Big Green Weekend Primer

While week six witnesses the beginning of hockey season in Hanover, the rest of Dartmouth’s fall sports teams hit the road this weekend after Homecoming, hoping to avoid a hangover from a relatively successful weekend. Here’s our take on some of the matchups.

The Big Green Weekend Primer

Big Green teams are coming into Homecoming weekend on fire this season. The football team has won two in a row over Ancient Eight foes while the men’s soccer team has won five of its last six games. Here are our picks for a packed Homecoming weekend that sees 15 teams in action.

The Big Green Weekend Primer

After a successful week three on the fields, 12 Big Green teams return to action this week in Hanover and across the Northeast. Here’s our analysis of a few of the upcoming contests.

The Big Green Weekend Primer

Week two brings both the return of the Granite Bowl and the beginning of Ivy League play for several Dartmouth teams. With the Ancient Eight slate on tap or in the near future for the Big Green, teams are looking to keep momentum strong.


Volleyball cruises, moves to 9-2

The volleyball team dominated Tuesday night’s contest against Bryant University in three sets to move to 9-2 on the season. In a total team effort, the Big Green made the Bulldogs look lost on the court, both offensively and defensively.

The Big Green exploded in the second half to beat UMass Lowell.

Men’s soccer cruises against UMass Lowell

In a dominating home effort in front of a raucous Burnham Field crowd, the men’s soccer team put up four goals to none against the University of Massachusetts at Lowell on Friday. After a slow start, the Big Green (2-2-0, 0-0-0 Ivy) exploded in the second half for three goals, including two in just 1:10 to seal the victory.


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