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NASCAR nation discourse over Kyle Larson firing

As some of you may have read, NASCAR driver Kyle Larson got fired from his race team due to him using the N-word during an iRacing event. On Sunday, April 12, a group of both professional and iRacing drivers were participating in a race online. iRacing, which I’ve spoken of […]

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Filling the void

There’s nothing like the sights and sounds that come with live sports. Raucous crowds filled with diehard fans. Unlimited energy in the stadium. Top athletes in each sport demonstrating excellence and mastery of their craft with ankle-breaking, jaw-dropping and roof-rattling maneuvers and gestures. But due to COVID-19, the postponement and […]

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Spartans preparing for fall seasons during pandemic

Athletes tend to complete their respective goals for upcoming seasons when they are able to train in a routine. The COVID-19 global pandemic has thrown a gigantic wrench in those plans for Castleton University student-athletes. At this point, the button for sports around the world is still pressed on pause, […]

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CU coaches feeling pinch of Covid-19 too

Castleton’s baseball team began its season on Feb. 22 in Florida against Elmira College. In March due to the weather in the New England region the team was continuing their schedule on the road. This time they were traveling to Virginia to play games against The Apprentice School, Tufts University […]

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Racing world works from home

I hope everyone is doing well! Although most sports have closed up their locker rooms and athletes around the country have hung up their cleats/skates, the motorsports world is still buzzing. NASCAR, Indycar, IMSA, and Formula 1 have all put their racing seasons on pause. NASCAR postponed all races until […]

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Spartan seniors stunned

“Heartbroken” ironically seems to be the best word to describe the general feeling amongst the senior baseball and softball players at Castleton University. With the LEC abruptly cancelling competition for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season due to the outbreak of COVID-19, Spartan seniors Sara Baker, Calli Van Gorden, Jake […]

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Spartans lose another close game, fall to 0-3

The Spartans’ early season struggles continued this past Saturday as they lost to the SUNY Canton Kangaroos 12-10 at Dave Wolk Stadium. Castleton is now 0-3 on the year, but head coach Bo McDougall doesn’t want the team to be discouraged with the slow start. “The tough thing looking at […]

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Castleton track and field coach talks professional, personal life

Jay Condon has been Castleton’s Track & Field coach for two seasons. Before Castleton Condon coached high school at Granville and Hudson Falls in New York and was a collegiate coach at RPI in New York. Condon currently teaches middle school English in New York. I had the pleasure of […]

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Baker back on base for CU

A year off from a sport can provide many things for an athlete. Relaxation. Mental and physical recovery. Reassurance. For Castleton University softball team’s third baseman Sara Baker, returning to the program for her senior year is an exciting time for both her and the Spartans, after a wake-up call […]

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It’s not just another nickname

I was born in Staten Island, New York and moved to New Jersey when I was 8. I consider myself to be a Jersey kid, though. And I guess you can say I am a man of many nicknames like J-rock, Yeet, Feliep, J and many more. But my most […]