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Teams put on the pink for cancer fundraiser

Teams put on the pink for cancer fundraiser

February 24, 2015

The UVM men's and women's basketball teams held their “rally against cancer” games  Feb. 14 and 18. ...

Season ticket waitlist drops

Season ticket waitlist drops

February 24, 2015

The waitlist for men’s hockey season tickets is lower than it has been in years. There are currently ...

Hockey attracts fan loyalty

February 24, 2015

Filed under Columns, Sports

Fans come from across the state of Vermont to Gutterson Fieldhouse, Patrick Gym and Virtue Field to watch the Catamounts compete each year.George Vernon, a Colchester native, has been watching the UVM men’s hockey team for 20 years.“They’re our professional hockey team here in Vermont.” Vernon said.Williston native ...

Next great Catamount

Alexander Benoit

February 24, 2015

Filed under Columns, Sports

You may not know his name yet, but defenseman Jacob Kearley of the Langley Rivermen will soon be a household name in the Vermont hockey community. The Rivermen produced current UVM hockey sensation sophomore Mario Puskarich. Kearley looks to be on the same track. The 6-foot-3, 220 pound defenseman hails from Newmarket, Ontari...

Boldly Brandt: An Inflated Scandal

Dave Brandt

January 27, 2015

Filed under Columns

In the 13 days without football leading up to the Superbowl, the sports media is bound to blow even the smallest story out of proportion. This year, 11 deflated footballs and Bill Belichick have fallen victim. The result is being called ‘Deflate-gate.’ Following the New England Patriots dominating 45-7 win over the Ind...

UVM club basketball opens year with win

UVM club basketball opens year with win

January 20, 2015

The women’s club basketball team at UVM started strong this season by winning the team’s first one-day...

Former Catamounts in the NHL

Former Catamounts in the NHL

January 18, 2015

While many Catamounts have taken the ice in a blur of green and gold, several players now wear differen...

Ty’s Take: The College Football Playoff

January 14, 2015

Filed under Columns, Sports

One thousand seventy-five  yards of total offense over two games, 84 total points in two convincing victories, one undisputed champion.Ladies and gentlemen, the College Football Playoff works, and it’s here for the long haul.Last night, the Ohio State Buckeyes took home the National Championship as the four-seed in this year’s...

Keeping hot and fast

Keeping hot and fast

January 13, 2015

During the winter months, the UVM track and field team moves much of their practice and preparation t...

Athletics merchandise draws revenue

Athletics merchandise draws revenue

January 13, 2015

One effective way to both visually and financially support UVM athletics is one that nearly all fans have...

Ty’s Take: Legacy left at ESPN

January 13, 2015

Filed under Columns, Sports

In sports, as in life, we are often taught that actions speak louder than words. But how do you remember a man who so greatly impacted the sporting world without ever playing a professional minute?Stuart Scott, the beloved anchor of “Sportscenter” since 1996, passed away  Jan. 4. A giant in the sporting world, Stuart Scott was a man that ...

NFL Picks Week 11

November 12, 2013

Filed under Archives, Columns, Sports

Kansas City vs Denver   The undefeated Kansas City Chiefs are in for a mile high of a test going up against Peyton Manning and the 8-1 Denver Broncos at home this Sunday night.  For the second straight week, the Broncos will be without head coach John Fox as he is recovering from a successful aortic heart valve replacement surge...

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