The last time Dartmouth defeated Harvard on the football field it was Andrew Hall making "The Catch" on a 38-yard completion from Charlie Rittgers. John Sterling, Mr. "Yankees win, thuuuuuuh Yankees win," made the call on the YES Network as Dartmouth handed the Crimson its first loss, 30-16.
Check out BGA Premium for a look back at the remarkable play (and the strange play that preceded it) with former Dartmouth quarterback Charlie Rittgers '06, today an Ohio lawyer.
•The local Valley News has a Dartmouth football notes column HERE and the Boston Globe has a capsule look at Dartmouth-Harvard HERE.
•Old friend Chris Wilkerson, Dartmouth's former associate head coach and currently the head coach at the University of Chicago, is quoted in an SI story, Football in America: Chicago—Where Traditions Are Born, Revived and Obsessed Over. (LINK)
•The Hartford Courant jumps on the bandwagon with a story about local product Al Bagnoli and the Columbia football awakening. (LINK)
Heading out to get the newspaper this morning the sun was splashing one of the nearby ridges and I scurried back in to get my camera. Foliage has been a little below average this fall with a lack of reds. (Click photo to enlarge.)