The Vermont Cynic

Coach centers team success off the field

Ashley Miller, Senior staff writer April 30, 2019

Men’s lacrosse head coach Chris Fiefs didn’t always envision himself as a lacrosse coach. Instead, he wanted to pursue federal law enforcement or join the military. Feifs is in his third season...

Boston Celtics retain win streak

Jared Paquette, Staff Writer April 29, 2019

The No. 4 seed Boston Celtics secured a spot in the NBA quarterfinals with a game three series win over the Indiana Pacers April 21. After a turbulent season, the Celtics appear to be catching fire...

UVM athletics acts on drug prevention

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer April 24, 2019

In college sports, athletes strive to perform at the highest level possible. Performance-enhancing drugs exist, but UVM has resources to prevent their use. UVM employs several strategies to prevent...

Athletes study room

Athletes aim to win academic success

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer April 17, 2019

When it comes to varsity athletes, some fans are more concerned with players’ performance in a game than in a classroom. But, to remain eligible to compete, athletes must maintain good grades. Swimmer...

Gender ratios in intramural sports

Intramural team requirements cause conversation

Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer April 16, 2019

A co-ed intramural volleyball game was canceled because there were not enough men on the court. Gender ratio requirements for intramural sports at UVM have caused some participants to question their...

Taekwondo tourney

Taekwondo club hosts tournament in Vermont

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer April 11, 2019

Personal expression through a painting, a song or a sculpture is only one form of art. For a group of 14 UVM students, they think differently, and embrace martial arts. The UVM Taekwondo club hosted...

Trumble running at a meet

Former dancer shatters track records

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor April 9, 2019

After 12 years of competitive dancing, senior Lauren Trumble of Ithaca, New York, chose UVM to pursue a collegiate running career on the track and field team. Trumble later rose to track captain...

Men’s lacrosse defeats conference rival

Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer April 7, 2019

The men’s lacrosse team defeated University at Albany 10-9 April 6 marking their first win against Albany since Spring 2011, according to UVM athletics. UVM fell to Albany last season, which eliminated...

Pay disparity overshadowed by baseball contracts

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor April 3, 2019

In the past month, four high-paying, long-term contracts worth a combined $1.3 billion have been signed by Major League Baseball players under the age of 30. The MLB gets away with paying minor league...

Women's lax playing UMBC

Five game winning streak ends in loss

Jared Paquette, Sports Writer April 1, 2019

During a blustery Saturday afternoon battle on Virtue Field, women’s lacrosse faced conference rival University of Maryland Baltimore County. Vermont ended a five-game winning streak with the...

Men's lacrosse game against Hartford

Men’s lacrosse player has career score high

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor March 26, 2019

In the midst of a chilly afternoon on Virtue Field, the UVM men’s lacrosse team played Hartford University. The Catamounts held the Hawks scoreless for the first three periods of the March 23...

Anthony Lamb makes his way to the bench as Florida State makes a UVM win seem unreachable in the final minutes of the game March 21.

Sadness follows short-lived madness

Sabrina Hood, Sports Editor March 25, 2019

The crowd at UVM’s March Madness game had a tiny section of Florida State University fans. The rest of the stadium was green and gold. Vermont was viewed as the underdog in the March 21 NCAA tournament...

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