Sammy Kardon


Big Green sports move towards gender equity

When Judy Oberting '91 arrived in Hanover in the fall of 1987 to play ice hockey and lacrosse for the Big Green, things were a little different for female athletes than they are today. "All our equipment, except for skates and sticks, were hand-me-downs from the men's team.

Baseball home opener delayed, again

Today was supposed to be the day that the 7-7 Big Green baseball team had its home-opener against Siena, but Mother Nature had other plans.

Anatomy of a Rivalry

Rivalries in pro and college sports are conceived and born in many different ways. Some are geographic (Mets-Yankees), some are based on a long history (Harvard-Yale) and some come about because both teams happen to very good at the same time (Celtics-Lakers). Rivalries are at their most intense when both teams are at the top of their sport.

Can QB Make Finale Memorable?

As Greg Smith '02 was walking towards the team bus after a devastating 49-17 loss to Holy Cross during which he had broken his middle finger, the then-leading passer in the Ivy League held an impromptu press conference for the few Dartmouth reporters gathered there. I remember being surprised at how well he was handling what looked to be the end of what he would later describe as a "dream season." All Smith wanted to talk about was the rest of the team's prospects without him, which he maintained would remain good. It wasn't until the end of the interview that a hint of the expected emotion crept into the fallen star's voice. "I don't want this to be my last memory of football," he said and his profound disappointment was apparent to all listening. Well, it looks like Smith is going to get his wish. Head coach John Lyons confirmed yesterday that the quarterback has been practicing this week and is likely to return tomorrow to split time with Joe Kinder '03. Ever since Smith and his two 400+-yard games went down in the fourth game of the campaign, the passing game has been non-existent.