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Rolex 24 cruises through Daytona

The twice around the clock racing spectacle was celebrated for the 58th time a couple weeks ago. For those who don’t know, the Rolex 24 Hour race is an International Motor Sports Association sanctioned endurance race held at Daytona International Speedway every January. It is the first automobile race in […]

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Spartans fall short against UMass Boston

The Spartans struggles continue after losing to UMass Boston Beacons 6-3 this past Saturday night at Edward T. Barry Ice rink in Boston. With the loss, the Spartans add to a seven-game losing streak and are 2-8 out of their last ten. “The game against UMass Boston got away from […]

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Maestro of the mat

In a sport like wrestling, where technical expertise and physical advantages tangle with passion, pride and motivation, there is one Castleton University Spartan who stands out as a leader. When Michell LaFlam isn’t pinning his opponent from Western New England with 52 seconds remaining in the second period in front […]

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Spartans shock Anchorwomen

The Castleton University women’s basketball team found a way to rally back from a 12-point deficit in the first quarter to defeat Rhode Island College 68-63 in overtime on Saturday. A 20-point second half including overtime saw senior Alexis Quennevile drain five monumental three-pointers in regulation and three key free […]

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Spartans prepare for 12th annual Pink the Rink benefit game

The 12th annual Castleton Women’s Hockey Pink the Rink game benefiting the Foley Cancer Center at Rutland Regional Medical Center will take place on Feb. 7, at Spartan Arena. The puck will drop at 7 p.m. The Spartans take on rival Suffolk University, who has a conference record of 7-5-1, […]

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Getting to know senior Igor Almeida

Igor Almeida a native from Praia, Cape Verde is one of the featured players on Castleton men’s basketball team. The senior forward balances many different aspects of life including basketball, his education, community advisor, and even marriage! Igor took some time to sit down and talk about his life. Q. […]

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Men’s basketball upsets Rhode Island College

The Spartans men’s basketball team scored a huge upset Sunday against Rhode Island College to secure their second Little East Conference victory by a score of 73-61. Castleton was led by Remy Brown’s 21-point showing in Glenbrook Gymnasium. Heading into the game, head coach Paul Culpo drilled the point home […]

Opinion Sports

‘R.I.P. Kobe, we all miss you’

When I think of Kobe Bryant, I think of excellence, I think of class and I think of hatred. Growing up as a young basketball player in New England, naturally, I worshipped the Boston Celtics, and their 2008 team holds a special place in my heart to this day. In […]

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Castleton stuns nationally ranked Norwich

The Spartans pulled off one of the biggest upsets in program history on Friday when they defeated then number two nationally ranked Norwich University 2-1 in Northfield, Vermont. Castleton’s win marks their first ever at Kreitzberg Arena and their second victory overall against the Cadets. Senior forward Jake Irwin was […]

Editorial Sports

Why I had to stop playing

Being a student athlete is insanely difficult, especially in college. The way this system is set up makes it unnecessarily tough for students who love the sport they play, to continue. The life of a student athlete goes something like this: lift at 6 a.m., breakfast at 8, class at […]