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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


Struggles continue for Spartans with fourth straight loss

The Spartans men’s basketball team continues to struggle losing to UMass-Dartmouth 87-60 on Dec. 7 at Tripp Athletic Center. They now have an overall record of 1-6, and a Little East Conference record of 0-2. After losing a heartbreaker on Wednesday, Dec. 4 against Keene State at the buzzer 58-56, […]


Kalm leading the charge for CU

The Castleton women’s hockey team has gotten off to a magnificent start. The team currently sits in second place in the New England Hockey Conference, only behind a Norwhich team that has played two more games. Goaltending has been key for the Spartans, and leading them this year is senior […]