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An early lesson through sports

An early lesson through sports

March 17, 2016

I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for origin tales, where old characters are fleshed out and...

Neck guards are essential

February 26, 2016

Filed under Columns, Sports

Jan. 14 of 2016 seemed to be a normal day for a hockey game in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk. The under-18 teams of Metallurg Novokuznetsk and Sibir Novosibirsk were battling it out in a Russian Youth Hockey League match. All was going well until late in the second period. As the game came to an end, a Sibir player...

<p>Can suspension catalyze Cats?</p>

Can suspension catalyze Cats?

February 5, 2016

 The men’s hockey team played without their head coach Jan. 22 after he was suspended for his behavior during a previo...

<p>1,662 fans show up for “Pack the Gut”</p>

1,662 fans show up for “Pack the Gut”

February 3, 2016

Thanks to an annual charity challenge, the women’s hockey team saw a larger than average crowd in the stands Jan. 29.The Catamounts, who ...

NHL All-Star voting backfires

January 30, 2016

Filed under Columns, Sports

The NHL All-Star game will be held Jan. 31. Usually the game isn’t a serious event, but this year one particular player has sparked uproarious debate. His name is John Scott, and as of writing this, he is not even on an NHL roster. Players are voted into the All-Star game by the fans, which is a common system shared by a multitude...

Textbook resale violates UVM student athlete policy

John Suozzo

January 28, 2016

Filed under Sports

Recently, student-athlete compliance with NCAA scholarship eligibility rules has affected a UVM athlete. On Dec. 16, the men’s basketball team’s junior guard Dre Wills was suspended for violating the student-athlete code of conduct, according to the original report from the Burlington Free Press. In late December, ...

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Ben Hakim

December 9, 2015

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Successful in Canada, Trae Bell-Haynes is now finding success against the best competition he’s fac...

<p>Women’s hockey bitten by the Huskies</p>

Women’s hockey bitten by the Huskies

December 8, 2015

The No. 7  ranked Northeastern Huskies came from behind Dec. 5 to edge the Catamounts 2-1 at Gutterson Fieldhouse.Catamount women’s hockey tallied a loss Saturday...

UVM athletic director steps down after 13 years

October 23, 2015

Filed under Sports

UVM Associate Vice President and Athletic Director Robert Corran is stepping down after 13 years with the athletic department. Corran announced his retirement in a staff meeting Oct. 22. Corran signed a three-year contract extension in 2013 for approximately $235,000 per year that will expire in June 2016 with an option for o...

Profile on Men’s Soccer head coach Jesse Cormier

October 23, 2015

Filed under Sports

With an impressive resume, men’s soccer head coach Jesse Cormier is trying to pass along his skills.After a brief professional soccer career in the U.S. and England, Cormier became the first UVM alumnus to coach a varsity team.Head coach Jesse Cormier and his staff have already been recognized, as they won the 2012 America Ea...

A new director of hockey operations brings changes

October 23, 2015

Filed under Sports

The operations director for UVM men’s hockey has a more unique story. As operations director Noah Segall’s responsibilities include video analysis and scouting the opposing team the week before they play, he said.Noah Segall grew up playing hockey in California and considered playing college hockey.“I played some junior hockey, b...

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Women’s team begins to rebuild

October 8, 2015

The women’s hockey team is looking to rebuild after losing nearly 50 percent of its scoring produc...

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