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Racer turned announcer

Marty Kelly III was driving to Hudson Valley Community College, a 50-minute commute from his home in Bennington, Vermont, and ESPN radio was blaring. He recalls that he was probably running late this day, but instead of parking the car and jumping out to make it to class in time […]

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Hooper turned wrestler

“Big Trouble” Ben Bishop, the wrestler, is an “Earth shakin,’ pillar quakin,’” larger than life performer who stands at “6’12”, 15% of a metric ton,” and has begun to make his name dispatching of ‘babyfaces’ and monster ‘heels’ alike.  Ben Crenca, the man, is an “internal recruiter for a data […]

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What the hell happend? Sports Bloopers

Okay folks you all know the drill by now. Sports screw-ups, yada-yada-yada makes you say what the hell happened?  Good? All right, let’s rock n’ roll. Actually, before we start, I need to warn you that there will be some negative energy in this installment of What the Hell Happened. […]

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Spartan joins Jamaican National Hockey Team

In March 2021, Castleton University hockey player Jahwara Rennalls was aimlessly reading through a Jamaican newsletter when he found a section that said, “if you play hockey fill out this information form.” “Oh, cool let me do that,” said Rennalls, recalling the moment. And before he knew it, Rennalls was […]

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Bucket stays at Norwich

Car, trucks, and RVs began to fill up the Hoff Hall parking lot hours before the homecoming game kickoff between the Castleton Spartans and the Norwich Cadets. Nearly 4,000 fans were tailgating before the biggest sporting event of the year at Castleton University. Unfortunately, the hometown Spartans fell to the […]

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Women’s soccer splits weekend, considers it a success

It was an almost completely successful weekend for the Castleton woman’s soccer team. Almost. With two games, one on Saturday and Sunday, the Spartans only came out victorious in one of the two, but Sunday’s loss also was quite a success. Saturday’s game was against SUNY Morrisville, a small college […]

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What the Hell Happened? Sports bloopers

Welcome to “What the Hell Happened,” where I’ll be breaking down blunders, bloopers, and fails in the world of sports. Because for every highlight reel play, there’s always something really stupid that makes you ask “what the hell happened?” Kickin’ it off, we got some bad fielding in the baseball […]

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Football team starts HOT!

Dave Wolk Stadium was once again alive with the sounds of whistles and colliding shoulder pads as the Castleton University Spartans shutout the Plymouth State Panthers 13-0 on Saturday, September 4th. Behind a touchdown rush from Devin Wollner and a pair of field goals from Noah Crossman, Castleton had a […]

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Women’s lacrosse fights the elements

  The Castleton women’s lacrosse team took on Keene State on April 21 as the town of Castleton was getting pilled on with snow.  The game finished early with 12 minutes left in the second half so the game would count and would not have to be rescheduled for a […]

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The “No No” that didn’t count

The young MLB season has already seen two no-hitters, and it just saw its third this past Sunday.  Or did it? Arizona Diamondbacks ace Madison Bumgarner threw a complete game shutout when the team traveled to Atlanta to face the Braves on April 25. The stellar outing concluded in a […]