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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 […]

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Can the Red Sox be contenders this year?

  After a disappointing end to a COVID shortened 2020 baseball season, the Red Sox are off to a hot start to begin the 2021 season.  After being swept in the season opening series against the Orioles, the Sox went on an eight-game win streak to get themselves in first […]

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COVID frustation kicks in for lacrosse athlete

  After over a year of avoiding the virus, it has finally shown up at my front door.   After a week of quarantine, a week back to “normal” life, COVID-19 has made its way back to me.   After spending the weekend at home, unfortunately, a positive test followed […]

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Cardenas named top rookie

Amando Cardenas earned Little East Conference Rookie of the Week honors following a stand-out performance during an April 4 doubleheader at Keene State. The Spartans won both games, balancing their record at 3-3 at that time. The Mesa, Arizona native was a .500 hitter on the day in the designated […]

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Lacrosse focuses on positives

  On March 10, 2020, the Castleton men’s lacrosse team walked onto the field to face off against SUNY Potsdam not knowing it would be the last time they stepped on the field for a year.  Exactly one year later, March 10, 2021, head coach Bo McDougall’s team stepped back […]

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Football continues to give back to community

One by one, the cars rolled up the steep driveway of local Castleton community members.  Stepping out of them were just over a dozen Castleton University football players eager to help. They walked into the garage back and forth carrying 30 years of heavy toolboxes, work benches and boxes and […]

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COVID protocols change varsity weight room

  At first glance, the varsity weight room in the basement of the Glenbrook Gymnasium complex looks like business as usual these days. But if you take a closer look, you’ll notice just how different it has been for the athletes and strength coaches.  You’ll notice everyone in the room […]

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Spartan athlete’s non-profit organization gets off the ground

Castleton Sophomore Rob Guerin has organized a football tournament set to kickoff May 2 at Castleton University to benefit Alopecia awareness. The Spartan defensive lineman was diagnosed with alopecia at 9 months old and has dedicated his life to bringing awareness to the disease and helping those who have it. […]