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International skiers find success at CU

  Castleton University’s Alpine ski teams have been building momentum and hope for the future with young athletes turning in good results among Division I skiers at local slopes during this modified COVID season. As documented in the previous issue of the Castleton Spartan, the normal United States Collegiate Ski […]

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Building Legacy through culture

When Scott Legacy left Mount Anthony Union High School five years ago to come to Castleton University to jump start the wrestling program, he set out big goals for the program, which are beginning to be achieved.   “We just entered our fifth season as a program on campus. We […]

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Sox look to improve on disappointing 2020

  After a disappointing finish to last season for the Boston Red Sox, a new season is right around the corner as pitchers and catchers reported to spring training on Feb. 18.  The Red Sox finished last in the American league east last season, with a record of 24-36 in […]

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Parity in NASCAR making it more fun

  The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season is off to a great start! In three races, we’ve had three different winners, two of which were first time winners. The season has seen a superspeedway race (Daytona 500), a road course race (Daytona’s road course), and a mile-and-a-half speedway (Homestead-Miami Speedway). […]

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Raiche reaches 1,000 career points

  Castleton senior Brooke Raiche reached the 1,000-point milestone for her Castleton career in a loss to Keene State on Feb. 17 with a 10-point first half at Spaulding Gymnasium in Keene, New Hampshire.  The Spartan senior only needed nine points entering the contest to cover the millennium marker for […]

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Playing through COVID

  The COVID-19 virus caused a halt to Castleton University around this time last year. It took the United States by storm and has drastically affected students. It also canceled all sports and has made the return to sports this year a very slippery slope for the teams at Castleton. […]

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My first win at Devil’s Bowl

It was another cool September night at the race track. The Super Stock race was scheduled to be the last race of the night.  “Super Stocks, cars number 99, 23, 54, 555 and 55, line up in the staging area,” I heard over the loudspeakers.  I was car number 23, […]

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Coach Maher returns for limited Nordic ski schedule

Castleton University Nordic ski coach Marty Maher has returned to the program for the 2020-2021 season in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Maher, who will turn 70 years old in May, was in his 46th year of coaching last year when he decided to retire. That retirement turned out […]

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Sports return to some normalcy

Students have begun getting back to the normal college experience with on-campus housing and in-person classes. That also includes athletes being able to participate in competitive sports. In the fall, Castleton athletics did not have any competitive games due to the Coronavirus pandemic but as the spring semester begins, teams […]