The Vermont Cynic

Quidditch team fosters friendship

Sophomore Jacob Curtis participates in a Quidditch team practice, Sept. 24. After five-year break from national competition, the team plans to rejoin the U.S. Quidditch League in the coming months.

Lilly Page, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

If you see students running around on the Redstone green with PVC pipes between their legs, it might be the UVM Quidditch team preparing for their next tournament. On a Tuesday in early fall, the team practiced on Redstone green, laughing and joking around, but got serious when it came to the physical ga...

Witches Get Snitches

October 20, 2015

Where can you play the most lighthearted, full-contact sport on campus? Only through club quidditch, the most unique sports craze to sweep college campuses in the last decade.Quidditch, originally a fictional sport from the “Harry Potter” series — played with flying broomsticks — was adapted f...

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