Elliot Olshansky


Big Green lady laxers pound on Terriers of BU

There were no rumors about the demise of the Dartmouth women's lacrosse team following Saturday's 17-8 loss at Princeton, but if there had been, they would have been greatly exaggerated. Wednesday night, the Terriers of Boston University found that out the hard way, as the 10th-ranked Big Green triumphed, 10-4, in front of 150 fans at Scully-Fahey Field.

Big Green laxers enter heart of Ivy League schedule

In the summer of 2002, Elizabeth Right '04 made a bold prediction for herself and her Dartmouth lacrosse teammates -- that they would win a national championship. "In the next two years, it will be done," Right said. With the 2004 season in full swing, the Big Green women are out to fulfill Right's prophecy, but with the NCAA tournament more than a month away, there's another championship on their minds: Dartmouth's eighth Ivy League title in 10 years. In that regard, so far, so good. After a competitive spring break schedule that included trips to nationally-ranked Stanford and Maryland, the Big Green are 4-2 (2-0 Ivy) and in the heart of their Ivy League schedule.

Women's icers to battle Golden Gophers in Frozen Four

UPDATED March 21, 10:34 p.m. After winning the Ivy League title for the third time in four years and enjoying a brief run atop the national polls, the Big Green women's hockey team will play for the national championship at the NCAA Women's Frozen Four, to be held this coming weekend at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, R.I. The NCAA selection committee announced its decision Sunday afternoon.

Crimson holds off men's hockey in ECAC semi-final

UPDATED March 19, 11:30 p.m. ALBANY, N.Y. -- If familiarity breeds contempt, the Big Green men's hockey team is in an extremely foul mood. After coming out with a 1-0 win their 14th game against RPI in the last four years to advance to the ECAC semifinals, Dartmouth fell to Harvard 2-1 in the 10th meeting between the Big Green and the Crimson.

Coach Faucher leaves legacy of integrity and class

Well, the fateful day has arrived. Dave Faucher has resigned as the head coach of the Big Green men's basketball team, effective at the end of the current season. In covering sports for a college newspaper, one often runs the risk of becoming too close to the coaches and athletes to remain a fair and objective journalist.