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It has already been quite a year for Spartan athletics, and it just keeps getting better! To start off, the women’s basketball team took on the Chargers of Colby-Sawyer in the North Atlantic Conference Championship game. The Spartans had a choke hold on the Chargers at the end of the […]

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Men’s Basketball takes the NAC title

The men’s basketball team took home its first-ever North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball championship on Saturday, Feb 25, defeating Colby-Sawyer 102-76 at Glenbrook Gymnasium. Castleton and Colby-Sawyer battled a closely-contested game for much of the first half, but as halftime neared, the Spartans kicked it up a notch, going a […]

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CSC women’s basketball wins NAC

The Castleton women’s basketball team won the North Atlantic Conference championship as Castleton hosted its first-ever NAC tournament this past weekend, defeating second-seeded Colby-Sawyer, 65-51. In order to reach the finals, the Spartans battled past Maine Maritime 73-51 in the semifinal game. Vanessa Powers, who recently scored her 1,000th point […]

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Women skate into semis

Fresh off earning the honor of Coach of the Year, Bill Bowes coached the fifth-seeded Spartans to an impressive 3-2 overtime upset over fourth-seeded Salve Regina on Saturday, Feb. 25.  Hannah Martini scored 5:46 into overtime to secure the Spartan win and a spot in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference […]

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Comstock reaches 1,000 points

Editor’s note: Please pick up the next issue of The Castleton Spartan for the story on Vanessa Powers, who also reached her 1000th point at Castleton. Mark Comstock may have originally thought he would not be coming to Castleton State College for basketball, but on Tuesday, Feb. 14 he was […]

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Men’s hockey advances to semifinals

After a tough loss at home to Skidmore last week, Castleton State College came back to defeat New England College in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference quarterfinal playoffs on its home ice at Spartan Arena. In their final regular season home game, the Spartans fell short 1-0 to Skidmore College […]

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Spartans win last two games

In the Spartans’ two most recent games, they suffered one loss to UMass-Boston and drew a tie against Babson, both of which were Eastern College Athletic Conference games. On Feb. 3, the Spartans squared off with UMass-Boston, who they beat back in November 6-3. In the first 22 minutes of […]

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Women’s basketball dominating at 13-1 in conference

The Castleton women’s basketball team dominated the court Saturday against Husson University, marking their tenth win in a row. The final score was 73-50.  Senior forward Vanessa Powers lead the Spartans, posting a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds.  “I couldn’t have done it without my team. The guards […]

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Adrenaline rush drives CSC grad head first

While most spend their summers traveling, relaxing, and spending time with family, Castleton graduate Ryan Sweeney does the opposite. Working 50-70 hours a weeks might not seem the least bit appealing to others, especially during the summer, but to Sweeney, it’s all worth it. Sweeney participates in skeleton racing, a […]

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Women tie wins record

With its dramatic 2-1 overtime win over Nichols College on Feb. 4, the Castleton State College women’s hockey team tied the program’s record for wins in a season at seven.     Just after the start of Castleton’s second overtime game in as many days, Jade Werger ended the game in […]