The Vermont Cynic

Korean unity headlines the Pyeongchang Olympics

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

19 hours ago

Filed under Columns, Sports

The Baron Pierre de Coubertin designed the Olympic rings to represent the "united by Olympism," according to a Feb. 11, 2014 The Week article.Perhaps the biggest show of unity in Olympic history is happening right now, with two bordering nations still technically at war coming together in cooperation and union.At the...

Basketball loses two-year win streak

Basketball loses two-year win streak

2 days ago

For the first time in over two years, UVM men's basketball left the court with a conference loss.The...

Sophomore hopes to join Olympic legacy

Sabrina Hood, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

Filed under Player Profiles

At five years old, UVM women’s hockey forward Ève-Audrey Picard decided that ice hockey would become her sport.The sophomore started learning to play after inspiration from watching her brother’s games. Since joining the UVM women’s hockey program, she’s set herself apart from the rest.“She has a drive that I...

Swimming and diving achieves record GPA

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Sports

The women’s swimming and diving team was recognized for a victory outside of the pool this fall: academic achievement.The College Swimming Coaches Association of America  has named them a Scholar All-America Team, with a 3.47 team GPA, the highest ever recorded.Nineteen student athletes on the women’s swimming ...

For sophomore, it’s grades before blades

Curt Berry, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Sophomore Ross Colton gets nods from peers in class who watched him play over the weekend.And when the Catamounts have been playing well, he and his teammates get a few extra looks.School is stressful. For Colton, getting out on the rink with his friends helps ease that stress.Game day for Colton brings a specifi...

Hockey wins, fails to Pack the Gut

Maddie Allen, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

As the UVM women’s hockey team skated out for warmups, the student section, a sea of green and gold, roared with approval.The women’s hockey team held their fifth annual Pack the Gut game on Friday, facing off against the University of Connecticut. The Catamounts pulled out the 1-0 win in a very important conference g...

App rewards fans for game attendance

App rewards fans for game attendance

February 8, 2018

Catamount fans can now be rewarded for their team loyalty when attending UVM games.Fans who download...

Vermont triumphs over Providence College

Vermont triumphs over Providence College

February 6, 2018

Fights, blocked shots, power play goals, a game winner, and free chocolate made for an exciting weekend at...

Super Bowl LII: A tale of two quarterbacks

Super Bowl LII: A tale of two quarterbacks

Will Santacroce, Staff Writer

February 3, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

The Super Bowl is less than one week away, and it is poised to be an excellent game.The two top...

Celtics disturb the peace in the NBA

Greg Mandozzi, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

As the midway point in the NBA season approaches, I seem to be watching a story of two conferences.The Golden State Warriors have taken care of business out on the west coast. With a 37-10 record, they are looking like the familiar high-flying team of the last few years.The star-studded Houston Rockets and San Anton...

Senior forward excels in starting position

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

When sophomore forward Anthony Lamb went down injured at the end of December, it looked like it was going to be a long season ahead for Vermont basketball.Having been used mostly off the bench for his first three years at UVM, senior forward Drew Urquhart rose to the challenge and became a key member of a team in need.U...

Basketball extends winning streak

Basketball extends winning streak

January 31, 2018

Ten months after the America East matchup where the Cats were crowned conference champions, the Unive...

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