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Riding the Pine

Only one thing on God’s green Earth keeps us going: a burning desire to please our interim sports editor Joe Kind ’16, who blogs under the handle “Foco Joe” at our old stomping grounds, Dartbeat.

 

One-on-One with Janine Leger

This week, The Dartmouth caught up with Janine Leger ’15, who finished a month-long trip biking trip across Spain this week. Leger rode in memory of her friend and former roommate Blaine Steinberg ’15, who died of a heart attack March 7.

 

News in Brief: Softball coach to depart

Softball head coach Rachel Hanson will not return for the 2014-2015 season after four seasons with the Big Green, athletics director Harry Sheehy said Thursday. Hanson led the team to its first-ever Ivy League Championship title this past season, and the team played in the NCAA Tournament for the first time.

 

Riding the Pine

 

One-on-One with Matt Wefer

 

New NCAA policies to take effect Aug. 1

 

Softball head coach Hanson resigns to lead Stanford’s squad

After a banner year for Big Green softball, both head coach Rachel Hanson and assistant coach Dorian Shaw will head to the West Coast to lead Stanford University’s team. Hanson’s four years as head coach culminated in the team’s 2014 Ivy League championship, which brought the team to the NCAA tournament for the first time in program history.

 

Heavyweight crew coach to leave College

Head coach Christopher “Topher” Bordeau’s contract was not renewed for the 2014-1015 men’s heavyweight crew season. He departs after eight seasons as head coach and nine with the team in total. The search for a new head coach is underway.

 

Ivy League ahead on new NCAA guidelines

The NCAA published new guidelines on concussion safety earlier this month that limit full-contact practices to twice per week during season and encourage transparency in the process of caring for injured players. Dartmouth football players reflected on their experiences with and opinions on concussions, and playing under safety regulations, in interviews Monday.

 

Bordeau to leave women’s crew team

Wendy Bordeau will move from leading the women’s crew team to helping lead Dartmouth Athletics as senior associate athletic director by this August. After 16 years of coaching, nine as the head coach for the Big Green, she said athletics administration will be a new challenge.

 

Riding the Pine