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Women’s hockey gets first win of the season

The Castleton State College women’s hockey team split its home-opening weekend with a loss to Norwich University and a shutout victory over St. Michaels College. On their home opener Friday, Nov. 4, the Spartans lost a big one against an always-tough Norwich team. The Cadets topped the Spartans 4-0, keeping […]

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Husson defeats Spartans in NAC finals

The Field Hockey team’s season ended abruptly on Nov.2 as they lost to Husson University in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) semifinals 1-0 Oct. 2 at Spartan stadium.  Husson didn’t wait to score the game’s first and only goal as Sabrina Vaillancourt scored 4:44 into the game on an assist […]

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Big hopes for men’s hoops

Despite losing key offensive players, Coach Paul Culpo has high expectations for men’s basketball squad this season.          “The team looks great.  Everyone has been working hard.  It is a great group to coach,” Culpo said.      The Spartans held a 15-12 record last season, and they made it all […]

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Spartans football season cones to a close

Saturday Nov. 12 the Spartans lost to the Mount Ida Mustangs 34-54, marking the end of the Spartans third season. Many Castleton players were at the top of Eastern Collegiate Football Conference statistics. Junior quarterback Shane Brozowski completed 233 passes for 2682 yards for the season. His go-to receiver was […]

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The girl behind the goals

As the through ball from teammate Hilary Cooke split the two Husson defenders, Courtney Chadburn made the one-time shot, bending it like Beckham to put it right over the goalie’s hands and into the back of the net. Instantly she ran to the corner flag and began shimmying into her […]

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Women repeat as NAC Champs

The women’s soccer team’s 2011 season finally came to an upsetting end on Nov 12, as it was defeated 3-1 in the first round of the NCAA tournament against Amherst College. At the end of the first half, Amherst was leading by a score of 3-0. However, 12 minutes into […]

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Spartans put the Terriers in the dog house

The women’s soccer team continues to plow through its competition, continuing an eight-game winning streak. On Oct. 19, the Spartans defeated Johnson State by a score of 1-0. After playing a scoreless first half, it was only early in the second half when the Spartans scored the game-winning goal to […]

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Bison offense crushes Castleton

Tailgaters and fans sported blankets and sipped on hot chocolate this past Saturday when Castleton hosted the Gallaudet Bison at Spartan Stadium at noon. Castleton’s defense buckled under the pressure of Gallaudet’s quick option offense that accumulated 674 total offensive yards breaking the team’s previous record. The final score was […]

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Cross Country places 3rd in NAC

The Castleton men’s and women’s cross country team finished third at the North Atlantic Conference Championships on Sunday. For the women, Mariah Eilers finished sixth overall with a time of 23:41. Shannon Park finished close behind in seventh overall with a time of 23:49. Julija Cubins and Lindsay Rines finished […]

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Field hockey rakes another win

The Field Hockey team pulled off another impressive win, defeating Lasell College 4-0 in a North Atlantic Conference quarterfinal matchup on Oct. 30 at Spartan Stadium. The Spartans started the scoring early with a goal coming five minutes into the game from junior Caitlin Briggs on an assist from sophomore […]