College: 5 Observations from the Dartmouth Spring Game

May 9, 2022

Dartmouth wrapped up spring football on Saturday. The Big Green have to replace several key contributors on both sides of the ball, most notably quarterback Derek Kyler, safety Niko Mermigas and defensive end Seth Walter. Spring ball gave Buddy Teevens and his staff an opportunity to see who can emerge and fill some of these positions. 1. Quarterbacks impress: Senior quarterback Nick Howard and sophomore quarterback Jackson Proctor both threw…

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NFL Draft: Dartmouth’s Mermigas has gone from a single Division 1 offer to possible NFL Draft pick

March 9, 2022

Growing up, Dartmouth safety Niko Mermigas attended Marshall Middle School in Wexford, PA just north of Pittsburgh. The youngster was bored with baseball’s slow pace and he was too aggressive to play soccer. Football was an obvious choice to keep him active, but with his mother being a nurse and witnessing countless football injuries at the hospital, there was hesitancy to let him play. After growing a little more and…

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College: New England Division One Poll for Week 12

November 17, 2021

The final week of the regular season is here for most of the Division One programs in our area. Boston College has two weeks left but the rest of the programs wrap up this weekend. The biggest game of the weekend of course is Harvard at Yale. The Game is one of the best rivalries in college football and we’ll be there to cover it. There are some other big…

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College: New England Division One Poll for Week 11

November 8, 2021

UMass hijacked the news cycle this weekend when Athletic Director Ryan Bamford announced that head coach Walt Bell and defensive coordinator Tommy Restivo were relieved of their duties. Rumors began almost immediately as to some possible replacements. The Flagship Faithful are restless. They want to win. It is imperative that Bamford and the administration hire the right guy. Boston College beat Virginia Tech 17-3 in the annual Red Bandanna game…

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Harvard: Dartmouth rains on No. 21 Harvard’s Fall Fest, 20-17

October 30, 2021

 By Ryan Barry Amidst the rain-soaked concrete of Harvard stadium the Dartmouth Big Green (6-1) took down the No. 21 Harvard Crimson (5-2) 20 – 17 on Saturday afternoon. In spite of the less-than-ideal conditions, fans were left entertained in another classic meeting between the two schools who met for a historic 124th time.   As predicted the weather played a factor the entire game. Even with the skies clearing…

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Harvard Preview: Dartmouth (5-1) at Harvard (5-1)

October 30, 2021

Before last week fans around the Ivy league looked at this Saturday’s matchup between Dartmouth (5-1) and No. 21 Harvard (5-1) as a potential conference title decider. Both teams were undefeated and slated for another classic Big Green-Crimson show down to decide the Ivy League.  Like the midweek Nor’easter that rocked the region, things didn’t go according to plan. Dartmouth were shut out at home by Columbia and Harvard lost…

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College: New England College Football Week 8 Recap

October 26, 2021

Harvard lost a heartbreaker to Princeton. Photo by Frank Wojciechowski) It was another tough weekend in the world of New England Division One College Football as Boston College, Harvard, UNH Dartmouth and URI all suffered tough losses. Conversely, Brown had a big win on the road at Cornell, Sacred Heart beat Duquesne and Yale may have found its quarterback of the present and the future. Here are ten thoughts on…

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College: New England Division One Poll for Week 9

October 25, 2021

The apple cart has been upset on our poll this week. Boston College has lost three in a row and have some soul searching to do. Harvard lost a heartbreaker to Princeton but are still in the mix for an Ivy League title. Columbia stunned Dartmouth on Friday night, 19-0. URI has suffered two blowout losses since beating Delaware. Finally. Holy Cross crushed Colgate at Polar Park and put themselves…

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College: Week 8 Full Preview.

October 22, 2021

Week eight is upon us and it is a week dedicated to bouncing back. Boston College and URI will look to bounce back Holy Cross, UMass and Maine will look to build off of their most recent wins. It should be another great weekend if Division One football action in New England. Here is our preview of this week’s games. Middle Tennessee State (2-4) at UConn Huskies (1-7): The Huskies…

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College: New England Division One Poll for Week 8

October 18, 2021

Lots of shake up at the top of the poll this week with Rhode Island and Boston College losing. Here is this week’s latest poll. 1. Dartmouth (5-0): The Big Green were impressive in their win over UNH in the Granite Bowl. 2. Harvard (5-0): The Crimson bounced back from a scare against Cornell with a dominant win against Lafayette. 3. Rhode Island (5-1): Rams come back to earth with…

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