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Warholm v Hillman

The Norwegian runner named Warholm Karsten just broke the world record in the 400 m hurdles 45.94 —- sub 46. I had to look it up to know that my hero Harry Hillman won the 1904 version of the same … Continue reading

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The tough, the strong

For certain members of the Gunn student body and community, the pulse must quicken with anticipation this week and perhaps for the next 12 days, a rarified situation created by Gunn’s selection to the Central Coast Section basketball tournament. The … Continue reading

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Leonard Frey of 201 Streeter

Leonard Frey, Dartmouth class of 1949, lived at 201 Streeter, one of the older dorms, in the so-called Gold Coast, west campus, closer to the river, by my sense. When Harry Hillman died, Frey contributed $5 to a memorial fund. … Continue reading

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Harry Hillman of Dartmouth

I have Harry Hillman’s scrapbook, which he started in 1899 and kept adding until about 1910 or so. Plus when Glenn Cunningham ran a 4:04:04 indoor mile, on a course designed by Coach Hillman at Dartmouth’s Alumni Gym, he added … Continue reading

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Swift Swede at Dartmouth

My little set of jokes about Mindy Kaling and the potentially raunchy meaning of “wah-hoo-wah” also had me thinking about a conjoined set of threads of Dartmouth stories regarding the history of track and field, Harry Hillman, Don Burnham, Gunder … Continue reading

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