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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

We need to level the playing field in womens and mens sports

We need to level the playing field in women’s and men’s sports

Busy Anderson, Opinion Columnist March 22, 2023

There are six different pieces on a chess board, 32 in total. The most powerful is the queen. She has the best shot at putting an opponent to bed: checkmate. In her freedom to move vertically, horizontally...

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Sophomore ultra-athlete takes her talents to the mountains

Max Clifford, Cynic Sports Reporter April 8, 2021

Sophomore Wren Pyle is an athlete who refuses to be defined by one sport.  A swimmer, biker, runner, as well as an extreme sports athlete who has competed in ultramarathon running and ski mountaineering,...

Andrew Lucas, UVM sophomore and defensemen for the mens hockey team faces off against the University of Maine in the Gutterman Fieldhouse earlier this season.

Men’s hockey loses in first round of playoffs, finishing season in last place

Max Clifford, Cynic Sports Reporter March 17, 2021

UVM men’s hockey team lost in the first round of the Hockey East tournament March 10, marking the end of a season in which the Catamounts finished in last place.  Wednesday’s action saw the Catamounts...

Former womens basketball coach receives severance

Former women’s basketball coach receives severance

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer May 22, 2018

Former UVM women’s basketball coach Chris Day will be paid a severance equivalent to his annual salary over the next year, according to a May 7 Burlington Free Press article. Day was hired by UVM...

Team dynamic to drive or hinder ski teams season

Team dynamic to drive or hinder ski team’s season

January 20, 2017

In pursuit of their seventh straight Eastern Intercollegiate Skiing Association title, UVM skiing prepares for a new season. The Catamounts open the season at the St. Lawrence Carnival in the Adirondack...

Anticipating sports in the year ahead

Anticipating sports in the year ahead

John Suozzo January 19, 2017

"I’m looking forward to seeing how the men’s hockey team closes the season after their hot start in the first half of it. Coming off a mediocre season in 2015-16, it will be interesting to see how...

Goaltending leads mens hockey past Maine

Goaltending leads men’s hockey past Maine

December 1, 2016

Despite a sluggish start, Catamount men’s hockey were able to find their way to victory on a Friday night at home. First-year goaltender Stefanos Lekkas stopped 36 shots, and senior forward Rob Darrar...

Giving thanks to year in sports

November 24, 2016

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it seems necessary to give thanks to the past year in sports, with 2016 consisting of many highs for sports fans around the country. *** On behalf of the city...

Catamounts earn conference honors

November 19, 2016

The America East Cross-Country Championship took place at the University of Maryland Baltimore County Oct. 29, with UVM placing fifth in the standings and three Catamounts coming home with America East...

UVM to name all the student sections

October 16, 2016

In an effort to increase student interest, the UVM athletic department has announced they will be naming the student section in all of its sports facilities. Nora King ‘16, director of fan...

NCAA’s actions send a message

John Suozzo September 25, 2016

Collegiate athletic championships will need to find a new home this season after the NCAA removed all championship games from North Carolina, in response to the HB2 “bathroom bill.” HB2...

Catamount hockey adds nine new first-year players

September 24, 2016

Catamount men’s hockey is welcoming nine first-years to the team for the 2016-2017 season. Joining the returning Catamount players will be first-year goaltender Stefanos Lekkas, first-year...

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