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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...

Five game winning streak ends in loss

Women's lax playing UMBC
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 player has career score high

Men's lacrosse game against Hartford
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...

Sadness follows short-lived madness

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.
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...

UVM knocked out of March Madness tournament

Robin Duncan with ball
Sabrina Hood, Sports Editor March 21, 2019

The Catamounts energized a stadium full of fans in a back and forth game before losing the first round of the NCAA March Madness tournament. UVM had a No. 13 seed for the tournament and their...

Men’s basketball heads to March Madness

UVM making 3pointer AE champs
Jared Paquette, Staff Writer March 16, 2019

The UVM men’s basketball team has made it to the NCAA March Madness tournament for the first time since 2017, when they were eliminated in the first round. The Catamounts defeated the University...

Men’s basketball claims their second consecutive playoff win

Anthony Lamb making a basket
Jared Paquette, Staff Writer March 13, 2019

The UVM’s men’s basketball team defeated Binghamton 84-51 to advance to the American East title game, according to UVM Athletics. This is the third time the Catamounts have beat Binghamton this...

Basketball clinches quarterfinal win

Ra Kpedi dunk shot
Jared Paquette, Staff Writer March 11, 2019

The UVM’s men’s basketball team defeated Maine 73-57 in their first American East playoff game this season, according to UVM Athletics. The March 11 game  was the fourth time in a row UVM has...

Vermont cold doesn’t trip up track and field athletes

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor March 7, 2019

When heading down Dorset Street to go to the University Mall, one often sees members of the track and field team out for a long run. With cross country in the fall, indoor track in the winter, and...

First-year brothers start for lacrosse

Johnathon and Thomas McConvey
Ashley Miller, Senior Staff Writer March 7, 2019

It’s unusual for brother-duos to be recruited on the same Division I college men’s lacrosse team, let alone both play in starting positions in their first year.   However, Thomas and Jonathan...

Scholarship cuts expand in varsity athletics

Swimming
Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer March 6, 2019

UVM athletics decided to not offer scholarships to athletes in two women’s programs and one men’s program next year; however, the University is still in Title IX compliance. Title IX is...

Men’s basketball wins division for third year in a row

Jared Paquette, Staff Writer March 6, 2019

The UVM men’s basketball beat Stony Brook 56-50 March 2 for the second time this year, winning the American East Division for the third year in a row, according to UVM athletics. This win gives the...

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