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Spartan joins Jamaican National Hockey Team

In March 2021, Castleton University hockey player Jahwara Rennalls was aimlessly reading through a Jamaican newsletter when he found a section that said, “if you play hockey fill out this information form.” “Oh, cool let me do that,” said Rennalls, recalling the moment. And before he knew it, Rennalls was […]

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Bucket stays at Norwich

Car, trucks, and RVs began to fill up the Hoff Hall parking lot hours before the homecoming game kickoff between the Castleton Spartans and the Norwich Cadets. Nearly 4,000 fans were tailgating before the biggest sporting event of the year at Castleton University. Unfortunately, the hometown Spartans fell to the […]

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Women’s soccer splits weekend, considers it a success

It was an almost completely successful weekend for the Castleton woman’s soccer team. Almost. With two games, one on Saturday and Sunday, the Spartans only came out victorious in one of the two, but Sunday’s loss also was quite a success. Saturday’s game was against SUNY Morrisville, a small college […]

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What the Hell Happened? Sports bloopers

Welcome to “What the Hell Happened,” where I’ll be breaking down blunders, bloopers, and fails in the world of sports. Because for every highlight reel play, there’s always something really stupid that makes you ask “what the hell happened?” Kickin’ it off, we got some bad fielding in the baseball […]

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Football team starts HOT!

Dave Wolk Stadium was once again alive with the sounds of whistles and colliding shoulder pads as the Castleton University Spartans shutout the Plymouth State Panthers 13-0 on Saturday, September 4th. Behind a touchdown rush from Devin Wollner and a pair of field goals from Noah Crossman, Castleton had a […]

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Women’s lacrosse fights the elements

The Castleton women’s lacrosse team took on Keene State on April 21 as the town of Castleton was getting pilled on with snow.  The game finished early with 12 minutes left in the second half so the game would count and would not have to be rescheduled for a […]

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The “No No” that didn’t count

The young MLB season has already seen two no-hitters, and it just saw its third this past Sunday.  Or did it? Arizona Diamondbacks ace Madison Bumgarner threw a complete game shutout when the team traveled to Atlanta to face the Braves on April 25. The stellar outing concluded in a […]

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NASCAR is safer than ever

Motorsports safety is a topic that has been ongoing ever since the first car drove fast. In my opinion, the topic has different chapters defined by when the topic is brought back into the media spotlight. In 2020, it came up right away in the NASCAR season when Ryan […]

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Maunula named golf rookie of the week

The men’s golf team recently competed in a dual match against NVU-Johnson on April 17 at Essex Country Club and newcomer Alex Maunula was named the conference rookie of the week. “It definitely feels good. I haven’t competed in golf before college level and I have mostly taught myself how […]

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CU players react to NFL draft

April 29 marked the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft in Cleveland, Ohio. Beginning in 1936, the finest college football players in the country have annually been selected to their new homes by the now 32-team league. It has become nearly as much of a spectacle as most regular […]