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New York City Mayor exempts performance stars

The MLB season has finally been given the green-light, but there is still controversy surrounding one of the league’s biggest cities. New York City’s COVID policy forbade in-person workers for any New York City-based business – including sports – who are unvaccinated from participating in their in-person work. This is […]

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A girl’s dream just to play hockey

It was Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. Castleton’s women’s hockey team had just defeated their in-state rivals, the Norwich Cadets, 4-3 in overtime in that always-hostile cathedral of Vermont ice hockey, Kreitzberg Arena. Despite being out-shot 42-24, the Spartans carried the game into overtime where Emily Harris scored an early, game-winning […]

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Castleton reacts to the G.O.A.T unretiring

What was supposed to be a day of March Madness buzz turned into a Tom Brady frenzy! Tom Brady may be a legend in the record books but there’s one thing he isn’t good at: retirement.  Many in the sports world assumed Brady would stay retired because of his meticulous […]

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Skiers thoughts and feelings about living abroad

Karoline Rettenbacher   Hometown: Klagenfurt, Austria   Favorite food from home: Käsnudel (cheese-filled noodle)   Academic year: Senior    Major: Business Administration    How to succeed both in sports and school: “Time management is key to success”   Goal for the reminder of the season: “To not suck (laughs)…and enjoy the last races of my skiing […]

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Strong start for Spartan softball

Confidence is something that, when present, can make your season special. This has been the case for the Spartan softball team, who won seven of their eight games in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina a couple of weeks ago.   Myrtle Beach is typically a highly competitive site, and has posed […]

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Students learn sports industry

After working as a hiring manager in the sports industry, professor Marybeth Lennox-Levins has always seen the value of getting hands-on experience in the industry of sport.   “It seemed like a no-brainer that students would have hands-on hours required as a part of even that first course,” she said […]

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What the hell happened? Sports bloopers

In the past few weeks, we’ve had the Winter Olympics, the Super Bowl, and still no progress made toward an MLB season. I’m going to try my best to explain what the hell happened. — Kicking off this segment, Matthew Stafford finally won a Super Bowl after 12 years in […]

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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 […]