Saturday, June 09, 2018


Former Dartmouth linebacker Gordy Quist's The Band of Heathens has a Rolling Stone 10 Best Country and Americana songs of the week this spring. Here's what the bible of rock and roll wrote (LINK):
If Austin rockers the Band of Heathens are any indication, rock & roll is alive and well. On “Trouble Came Early” (off the band’s most recent LP Duende), vocalist Gordy Quist channels Shake Your Money Maker-era Chris Robinson, with a Black Crowes-worthy arrangement to boot. Big vocal harmonies and honky-tonk piano recall early Rolling Stones, while a couple of capable, greasy slide-guitar solos at the song’s bridge and outro should (make) fans who miss the Duane era of the Allmans sit up straight.
As part of its countdown to the new season, Hero Sports is doing what a lot of schools do and using players who wear the number of the days left until the fall season. Yesterday it was 78, which saw titanic Big Green offensive lineman Matt Kaskey get a little national pub as the best 78 in the FCS.

From the story (LINK):
A quintessential lineman, Matt Kaskey is the key component on a Dartmouth offensive line that averaged 4.4 yards per rush on the season. Weighing in at 325 pounds and standing at six feet, seven inches, Kaskey is not an easy man to squirm past.
Kaskey played in spot duty during his freshman year before starting the final eight games of his sophomore season at left tackle. In 2017, he became one of the premiere linemen in the Ivy League, earning first-team All-Conference honors.
Kaskey can challenge for All-America status as he enters his senior year.