Dartmouth football shares Ivy League title for second consecutive season

November 20, 2021

By Tris Wykes Copyright Octopus Athletics 2021 PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Ivy League’s football championship trophy isn’t overly large but weighs roughly 40 pounds. Dartmouth College coach Buddy Teevens lugged the silver cup and its attached, gridiron sculpture off the field Saturday at Brown Stadium using both arms and some obvious effort. “Light as a…

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Resilient Di Leo helps Dartmouth to the verge of a football championship.

November 19, 2021

By Tris Wykes Copyright Octopus Athletics 2021 HANOVER – Dartmouth College football’s No. 92 has the given name of Luca Antonio Liquori Carr Di Leo.  Luca, as he’s known day-to-day, is a man with many monikers. However, the senior is primarily focused on making a name for himself within a Big Green program on the…

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Lebanon High football sunk in semifinals

November 13, 2021

By Tris Wykes Copyright Octopus Athletics 2021 LEBANON – The more daunting the situation for the Lebanon High football team Saturday, the worse the weather became. By the end, with Milford exiting Henry Emerton Field with a 24-14 victory in the NHIAA Division II semifinals, a cold, slanting rain was made all the worse by…

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Hometown heroes: Thurston, Finley excel with Dartmouth football

November 12, 2021

By Tris Wykes Copyright Octopus Athletics 2021 HANOVER – Buddy Teevens’ pockets are usually full by the time he exits Memorial Field after a practice. That’s because the Dartmouth College football boss picks up bits of trash throughout the session. He’s also prone to moving blocking bags, mobile water tanks and footballs back off the…

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Dartmouth Football Hopes To Resume Practice Within A Month

September 3, 2020 | Comments Off on Dartmouth Football Hopes To Resume Practice Within A Month

By Tris Wykes Octopus Athletics HANOVER – There will be football on Memorial Field this fall. So said Dartmouth College head coach Buddy Teevens this week while discussing the Covid-19 pandemic and its affects on his defending Ivy League championship squad. “We’ll essentially be having spring practice in the fall,” Teevens said by phone from…

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British Invasion: Bello Has Come To Ball

September 1, 2020 | Comments Off on British Invasion: Bello Has Come To Ball

By Tris Wykes Octopus Athletics Unexpected gifts can be the best kind. So Lebanon High boys soccer coach Rob Johnstone was delighted last winter with the unexpected arrival of transfer student Emmanuel Bello. The stocky player came from East London, and that’s not some obscure town in northern Vermont. No that’s the London, as in…

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Allard grateful for collegiate return

August 31, 2020 | Comments Off on Allard grateful for collegiate return

By Tris Wykes Octopus Athletics Jordy Allard isn’t allowing current, necessary precautions to diminish his love of baseball. Wearing masks, submitting to frequent diagnostic tests and taking meals in an outdoor tent can’t dim the former Hartford High star’s enthusiasm for returning to the field. A senior at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., Allard spent…

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