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Spartan seniors stunned

“Heartbroken” ironically seems to be the best word to describe the general feeling amongst the senior baseball and softball players at Castleton University. With the LEC abruptly cancelling competition for the remainder of the 2019-2020 season due to the outbreak of COVID-19, Spartan seniors Sara Baker, Calli Van Gorden, Jake […]

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Spartans lose another close game, fall to 0-3

The Spartans’ early season struggles continued this past Saturday as they lost to the SUNY Canton Kangaroos 12-10 at Dave Wolk Stadium. Castleton is now 0-3 on the year, but head coach Bo McDougall doesn’t want the team to be discouraged with the slow start. “The tough thing looking at […]

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Castleton track and field coach talks professional, personal life

Jay Condon has been Castleton’s Track & Field coach for two seasons. Before Castleton Condon coached high school at Granville and Hudson Falls in New York and was a collegiate coach at RPI in New York. Condon currently teaches middle school English in New York. I had the pleasure of […]

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Baker back on base for CU

A year off from a sport can provide many things for an athlete. Relaxation. Mental and physical recovery. Reassurance. For Castleton University softball team’s third baseman Sara Baker, returning to the program for her senior year is an exciting time for both her and the Spartans, after a wake-up call […]

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It’s not just another nickname

I was born in Staten Island, New York and moved to New Jersey when I was 8. I consider myself to be a Jersey kid, though. And I guess you can say I am a man of many nicknames like J-rock, Yeet, Feliep, J and many more. But my most […]

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Hot Spartans head into NEHC playoffs

The past couple of weeks has seen three wins and one loss for the women’s ice hockey team. The three wins all came in overtime against Southern Maine, Suffolk, and Salem St., and the single loss came to Johnson & Wales. Their game on February 8. against Southern Maine was […]

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Spartans win on Senior Night, clinch playoff spot over the weekend

The Spartans were tied 4-4 against the Johnson and Wales Wildcats in the overtime period when Anton Tarvainen tipped in a shot that ended up in the back of the net. The Spartan Arena crowd erupted with excitement, but the referee waved off the goal due to a high stick […]

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CU dominates the slopes

The Spartans’ men’s and women’s alpine ski teams continued their dominant form with their showing in the giant slalom at West Mountain on Feb. 9. The men finished first while the women finished second. Even with their second-place finish, Castleton’s women took home their third straight MacConnel l Division title. […]

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Spartans continue their success on Senior Night

The Castleton Wrestling team ended its regular season with a 23-11 win at home on Friday against Williams College. Seniors Nick Camacho, Joseph Galusha, Jeb Hodsden, Ethan Ives, Mitchell LaFlam, Reece Millington and Mason Osborn were all celebrated for their accomplishments throughout their four years. These seven individuals make up […]

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Nordic skiers dominate the trails

Both men’s and women’s nordic skiing have been dominating this entire season, carrying last year’s success into 2020. The men topped the country last year, bringing a national championship back to Castleton. This year, they are currently undefeated heading into regionals. The women have only one loss this season following […]