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International skiers bond team

With 11 athletes from nine different countries, the Castleton men´s and women´s Alpine ski teams have the by far biggest number of international students on their team, a huge factor for the team’s success this season.  “Castleton is known as the school that has all the internationals,” says Lena Soehnle, […]

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International players share their Spartan experience

Ice hockey is one of those sports that unites cultures. Being a sport that is played all around the world, the hockey community stretches globally. We all understand that integrating across cultures can be a very tough process, but the Castleton University hockey team has found a way to make […]

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Coach Volpone reflects on 2021 football team

Castleton football coach Tony Volpone can point to a lot of contributing factors for the team’s first winning season in four years. The team ended at 6-4, placing them third in conference play, one game away from postseason play. But this season was special not only for the success but […]

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Off to NEHC Championship

They say it’s hard to beat a team three times in the same season, and Norwich proved that old adage to be true on Saturday in Northfield, Vermont’s Kreitzberg Arena, falling 1-0 to the Castleton University Spartans in the New England Hockey Conference semi-final round after a defensive dogfight that […]

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Sports spectator policy changes back to normal

The past couple weeks have brought in a new semester, but with it there have been some changes to the spectator policy for home sporting events at Castleton University. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the spring semester kicked off with a fully-online first week. Because of these pandemic concerns, Castleton […]

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Teammates to foes in Glenbrook

Former Fair Haven Union High School basketball teammates Ryleigh Coloutti and Kerigan Disorda squared off against each other Wednesday at Castleton’s Glenbrook Gynasium when the 6-4 Lyndon Hornets invaded the 8-6 Spartans for some mid-week, non-conference action. The pair won a division II state title together in 2018 and were […]

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Q&A: Castleton’s JaQuincy Bostick talks recent track success

Castleton’s JaQuincy Bostick has emerged as a promising Castleton University athlete, capturing the LEC’s rookie of the week on Jan. 17 for his track performance in the Middlebury Winter Classic. Bostick leaped an impressive 6.23 meters, placing him third in the long jump and sixth in the LEC this season. […]

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Men’s hockey fights mental health stigma

The stigma has been haunting male athletes for decades now and it has just started to become a much more normalized issue. It sticks to male athletes because men are taught not to share their emotions and told to “man up” even if they aren’t okay.  This stigma is mental […]

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Wrestlers not ‘getting got’

Castleton wrestling Head Coach Scott Legacy came to Castleton six years ago with a goal of putting the Castleton name into the national spotlight.  Now it is becoming reality. The team was named the D3wrestling.com national team of the week earlier this season when it placed second in the Citrus […]