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Go to the Football Game!

This is not a hard decision. The College is 5-0 so far this year — with victories that have been almost too exciting. So is Columbia (amazingly enough, given that the Lions have been doormats for decades; their last winning season was 21 years ago). The weather is predicted to be sunny with a high of 74°. And the fall colors framing Memorial Field are as good as they are going to get his year. How nice it would be to have 10,000 people turn out for the big game. You can’t possible have anything better to do. See you Saturday at 12:30.

Addendum: Buddy Teevens ‘79 talks about the win against Sacred Heart and this weekend’s Columbia game:

Read the Athletics Department press release here.

Addendum: The Valley News’ Tris Wykes has his usual thorough pre-game review. And he notes an interesting statistic about our boys:

Dartmouth has been outscored, 75-54, during the first half but has outscored its opponents, 77-18, after intermission this season.

I wonder why it take so much time for the offence to get going.

Addendum: A campus observer writes in:

Re: scoring first half versus second. Look at the Pats, it points to excellent coaching. Being able to make the proper second half adjustments versus different defense.This is a super impressive stat!


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