Friday, May 22, 2015

This And That

Another mic'd up from Dartmouth football, this time with coach Kyle Metzler:

Former Dartmouth fullback Ellis Rowe has been announced as one of three winners of  "the Dartmouth Alumni Award, established in 1954 to recognize long-standing and meritorious service to the College, career achievement, and other community service. Alumni are eligible for this award after their 25th class reunion."

Rowe was the leading rusher on the 1973 Big Green with 102 carries for 445 yards. He graduated with a degree a mathematics. Read about the award and check out a capsule bio of Rowe and the other honorees HERE.
Dartmouth coach Buddy Teevens and former Big Green receiver David Shula '81 had an eventful start of their bicycle ride down the coast of California.

If you look closely that's a small whale at water's edge behind them. Story is the fellows pulled it ashore for a better look before pedaling away.
Word yesterday was that the Memorial Field home grandstand project continues ahead of schedule. Here are a few more shots of the stands, which are slated to be ready to go for the Sept. 26 home opener against Sacred Heart.

Only a teeny-weeny section of stands at the north corner awaits bleachers.
A sneak-peak through the greenery behind the north end zone offers a different perspective.
Parts of the press box are lowered from  outside the historic wall.
Work is picking up on the stadium project across the state at the University of New Hampshire. Click HERE for an update as well as a note about a Salute to Service football ticket promotion for Memorial Day.
Dartmouth grad Kyle Hendricks '12 tossed a five-hit, complete-game shutout last night to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 win over the San Diego Padres with friends and family from his hometown of San Juan Capistrano in the stands. The Chicago Tribune called the effort a "107-pitch masterpiece." (LINK)