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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 […]

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NASCAR is safer than ever

  Motorsports safety is a topic that has been ongoing ever since the first car drove fast. In my opinion, the topic has different chapters defined by when the topic is brought back into the media spotlight. In 2020, it came up right away in the NASCAR season when Ryan […]

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Maunula named golf rookie of the week

The men’s golf team recently competed in a dual match against NVU-Johnson on April 17 at Essex Country Club and newcomer Alex Maunula was named the conference rookie of the week. “It definitely feels good. I haven’t competed in golf before college level and I have mostly taught myself how […]

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CU players react to NFL draft

April 29 marked the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft in Cleveland, Ohio. Beginning in 1936, the finest college football players in the country have annually been selected to their new homes by the now 32-team league. It has become nearly as much of a spectacle as most regular […]

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Spectators back at games

After over a year of spectators not being able to attend sporting events, there is a new sense of normalcy these days as Castleton University students can once again attend sport contests.   “The decision was changed two weeks ago, when all the presidents from each school said it should […]

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Softball downs Eastern Connecticut, eyes conference tournament birth

  Spartan softball coach Eric Ramey knew the home stretch of his team’s schedule would be a challenge. The final six games going into last weekend all feature Little East Conference opponents, and wins are necessary for the Spartans to advance into the six-team LEC tournament later this month. “It’s […]

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NASCAR to unveil a variety of new changes

  When we last spoke, NASCAR got dirty at Bristol during the first dirt race for the NASCAR Cup Series in over 50 years. FOX Sports received a 1.8% viewership rating, clocking in around 3.11 million viewers for the race. In the past couple weeks, NASCAR has been busy with […]

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The thrill of the race

  A lot of guys tell you they don’t get nervous. Well, I think a lot of guys are full of it.   I was feeling much more like a veteran than the rookie I had been four opening nights ago, when we first started racing sportsman cars after eight years […]