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Dionne building new winning culture women’s lacrosse

Castleton University’s new women’s lacrosse coach Josh Dionne was just a small town kid from Merrimack, New Hampshire, a place not known for lacrosse. Dionne had to find a way to teach and develop himself on the lacrosse field without camps and clinics and being self-taught where he claims his […]

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Changing the culture

Although younger generations are beginning to talk about mental health more openly, there continues to be a stigma when it comes to student athletes. A Fox Sports article posted on Oct. 8, 2018 by Justin Ching said that, “most student athletes viewed professional help as a ‘sign of weakness.’” According […]

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Spartan bounces back

Not many college athletes undergo the frightening experience of tearing an ACL. Fewer go through the experience twice. Senior forward Emilee Bose has suffered two torn ACL’s, one in each knee. The first occurred on the seventh day of practice in her freshman year. “I was just scared, like, at […]

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Students: fitness center needs serious improvement

CU Professor Andy Weinberg has been at Castleton University for 10 years and hasn’t seen one thing change in the Glenbrook fitness center. “With the exception of the Nordic machine attached to the wall in the back near the stationary bikes, I’ve seen zero improvements in ten years. I hate […]

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Underdog playoff run comes to an end

The women’s soccer team’s season came to a close on Nov. 7 when they lost in the Little East Conference Semifinals against the four-time defending champion Colonials of Western Connecticut State 3-1. Head coach Chris Chapdelaine knew it wasn’t going to be an easy matchup but was pleased with his […]

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Not like ‘normal sports’

The first official E-sports team match for Castleton University’s team was held at the University of Vermont on Nov. 2. “The Battle of Burlington” saw more than 70 competitors take to the controllers. UVM and Champlain College brought three teams each, one varsity and two JV. Castleton and SUNY Plattsburgh […]

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CU bids farewell to seniors

In every football player’s career, there comes a day where it all comes to end. No more putting the pads on, strapping on helmets, practices, games or road trips with your teammates. As a player, you reminisce about all the memories and think about the first time you stepped onto […]

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Field hockey has rough end to the season

The Spartans dropped two straight games on the road at the University of Southern Maine, ultimately ending their otherwise very successful season. Castleton finished with an 11-8 record overall, and an 8-4 Little East Conference record in the 2019- 20 season. Two consecutive losses, 2-1 on Nov. 2 in the […]

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Title race on deck!

The Championship 4 is set! After 35 weeks of intense racing, it’s finally time to see who will be the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion! The semi-final race came and went this past weekend in Arizona at ISM Connect Raceway (aka and formally known as Phoenix International Raceway). […]

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CU student reporting on ECHL

As a life-long hockey fan and media and communication major my dream job is to be a sports journalist in the NHL. This year I’m getting my first hands-on experience as I’m covering the Adirondack Thunder of the ECHL for The Puck Authority. I started writing for the Puck Authority […]