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Students want gridiron brought to campus.

The one sport Castleton State College doesn’t offer might be the one students want most.In more than a half century of offering athletics, Castleton has never fielded a football team. And while there hasn’t been much discussion among the athletic officials about starting a football program now, students say they’d […]

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Spartan hoops lose in tournament.

The Spartan men’s basketball team was stopped in the first round of the North Atlantic Conference tournament on Feb. 21. The men lost to eventual champion and top-seeded Elms College 87-69. Rich Reilly led the team with 20 points and earned second-team all conference award for the season. Brian Bradley, […]

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Winter sports teams finish with mixed success.

The men’s hockey team entered the ECAC East playoffs as the seventh seed, facing the second-placed Babson Beavers in the quarterfinals. Babson scored early in the first period and added another goal to lead the Spartans 2-0 heading into the first intermission. Castleton got on the scoreboard five minutes into […]

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Second year coach putting C.S.C. lacrosse program on the map

The Castleton men’s lacrosse is blossoming under the leadership of second-year coach David Wiezalis. In his first season as head coach of the Spartans, Wiezalis led the team to its first postseason appearance since the 1970s. And to top off the successful coaching debut, the North Atlantic Conference awarded him […]

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iPods are a must have college accessory

Remember the fad from the late 1980s when everybody carried their boom boxes on their shoulders in music videos? From Public Enemy and Vanilla Ice to skateboarders along the beach, they all blared their tunes on their oversized boom boxes held at ear level so they could get as close […]

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Few students answer church bells

Every Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. the church bells ring on Main Street in Castleton as St. John the Baptist Church welcomes its faithful community members for a weekly mass. On the other side of town, however, most Castleton State College students are still warm and cozy in their beds. […]

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S.A. election in turmoil

The votes have been cast and tallied and the new Student Association President-elect wasn’t even on the ballot, which has some members of the executive branch upset and threatening a boycott.Steven Vail, a business major, has been elected to the highest position in the S.A. by write-in, an accomplishment that […]

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Praskach calls it quits, no one saying why

Just a semester after being named the new Castleton State College Public Safety Director, Thomas Praskach has resigned – and no one is saying why. Praskach, a retired New York City police officer living in Chester, N.Y., has been replaced by Bob Godlewski. Godlewski, 52, was named as a replacement […]

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Spring sports have high hopes for season

As the skiers, hockey and basketball players put away their equipment for another year, other athletes are dusting off their rackets, sticks and gloves. Here’s a look at the Spartan’s 2006 men’s tennis, women’s lacrosse and softball squads.Men’s tennis After struggling throughout last season, coach Bruce Moreton’s team looks to […]