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NAC champions – again!

With only 9.1 seconds left in regulation, and the score knotted up at 9-9 the Castleton Spartans women's lacrosse team pushed the ball in transition to find a goal from freshman Grace Johnson just before the sound of the buzzer. The Spartans stormed the field to celebrate their third consecutive […]


Stockwell, the man behind the stats

All Castleton State College student athletes, employers, fans and anyone else who has entered the Spartan Athletic Complex knows the face of Ben Stockwell. Stockwell is director of Athletic Communications at Castleton and has been since March of 2013. He was promoted to the position after working as the Associate […]


Softball team swept by Husson in NAC championship game

The women's softball team traveled to Maine where they opened up playoff action and potentially ended their season all in the same weekend unless they get an ECAC bid into the NCAA tournament. Things were looking good for the Spartans winning the first three games against Lyndon State College, Thomas, […]


Tennis team ends at 8-6

The Castleton State College men's tennis team ended the season on a good note, going 8-6 overall and 4-2 in the North Atlantic Conference. Head Coach Bruce Moreton, who has held the position for 14 years, was very proud of the team's success and said he had high expectations early […]


O’Connor builds a ‘family’ out of soccer team

John O’Connor set the standard for what was to come for Castleton State College soccer. In his first pre-season, coaching in a calm but confident tone, he reassured his new players with his knowledge and passion. That is what a leader of a family is all about. As long as […]


Baseball team wins another crown

The Castleton baseball team claimed its fourth NAC title in seven years against Husson University Sunday at Spartan Stadium. But Castleton Head Coach Ted Shipley wasn’t as ecstatic as someone may be after a championship win when asked to react. "I guess relieved," said Shipley. "They’re all special, but once […]


Men’s lax falls short in NAC championship

Castleton went into the fourth quarter with a 10-7 lead but could not hold on as New England College outscored the Spartans 6-1 in the quarter to win the North Atlantic Conference Championship, 13-11 at Spartan Stadium on Friday night. "I give NEC a ton of credit for riding the […]


Seniors reflect on progression

Everyone comes in to college with a different mindset. Some can't wait to leave high school behind. Some can't wait to escape their family and finally be on their own and some just want new and different experiences. Me? I was all of the above. In high school, I had […]


Student lands prestigious Fulbright

In a little more than a week, Castleton State College senior Spanish major Brian Garvey will graduate. Two months after that and thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship, the Burlington native will travel to Medellin, Columbia – known across the globe for cocaine production and ruthless cartels – to teach English […]


Davis strives for equality in the athletic world

Wade Davis was born in the south and raised in the church. He’s an athlete, a golden boy, a NFL star. He’s also openly gay. On April 22, he came to Castleton and spoke to a full Casella Theater, detailing his journey from a confused kid in denial, to a […]