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The Pat-Down

The Pat-Down

Patrick Bell

May 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

Over the weekend, a friend of mine texted me a picture of his hypothetical soccer lineup of the best current 11 players from all over the world. There was a catch though, and that catch was that you could only have one player from each home country be in that lineup. After my friend sent that picture,...

Tomfoolery

Tomfoolery

Tom O’Leary

May 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

As I have been writing this column over the past two semesters, I have often analyzed the current state of the professional sports teams I am most passionate about. But due to the structure of our production schedule, the subject matter can be outdated by the time each issue is released. So, for the...

Sports banquet honors student-athletes and coaches

Sports banquet honors student-athletes and coaches

Patrick Bell

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Tuesday, May 1, the JSC sports banquet took place in the SHAPE varsity gym to honor the student-athletes, coaches and athletic department for their successes on and off the playing surface. Kylie Aither was the recipient of the Richard E. Anderson award, one of the biggest awards of the night....

Tomfoolery

Tomfoolery

Tom O"Leary

April 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

Heading into the 2018 Major League Baseball (MLB) season, the Boston Red Sox were largely overlooked as a legitimate World Series contender. Even the most devoted fans had tempered their expectations after the team’s disappointing playoff performances each of the past two seasons. However, it has taken...

The Pat-Down

The Pat-Down

Patrick Bell

April 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

The injury bug has hit the Boston Celtics hard as they head into the first round of the 2018 playoffs. With many players on the team out for the foreseeable future, it has allowed other players on the roster to play big minutes. Since Kyrie Irving went down for the season with his injured knee, Terry...

Annual rugby tournament honors former player

Annual rugby tournament honors former player

Patrick Bell

April 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

Every year, the women’s rugby team hosts a tournament to celebrate one of their former players. The annual Alyson Finn Memorial Tournament will take place Saturday, April 28, on the rugby pitch at JSC at noon. A bittersweet celebration dedicated to a founding member of the women’s revived rugby...

Badger Briefs

JSC Athletics

March 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

Men’s tennis loses in opener to Castleton STOWE, Vt. – The Johnson State College men’s tennis team fell to Castleton University 0-0 in their season opener on Saturday at Topnotch Resort. Doubles The Spartans took all three doubles matches to take a 3-0 lead. The team of Quentin Barthe and J...

Tomfoolery

Tomfoolery

Tom O'Leary

March 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

For Major League Baseball (MLB), spring training represents a period of refreshed optimism for each team regardless of the prior results. It is also a time when each team hopes to address the questions that remain from offseason roster changes, position battles, and lineup construction. Typically,...

The Pat-Down

The Pat-Down

Patrick Bell

March 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

On the early morning of March 22, sources told ESPN insider Jeff Goodman that Dan Hurley, University of Rhode Island’s men’s basketball coach, was leaving to go to the University of Connecticut on a six-year deal. Being from Rhode Island and living 15 minutes away from the campus of URI, I have...

New triathlon head coach aims to jump-start program

New triathlon head coach aims to jump-start program

Patrick Bell

March 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

On March 6, JSC announced that they hired Kim Loeffler as the new triathlon head coach, the first in program history. Jamey Ventura, the director of athletics at JSC, notes that the search committee had a hard time with the application process, not because they couldn’t find anyone for the position,...

Tomfoolery

Tomfoolery

Thomas O’Leary

March 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

Currently, one of the most incendiary debates in the sports world is whether or not college athletes should be paid. The conversation focuses most acutely on Division I men’s basketball and football players, whose efforts produce revenue in a billion-dollar industry for nearly everyone but themselves....

Lacrosse team in full rebuild mode with new head coach

Lacrosse team in full rebuild mode with new head coach

Photo and story by Patrick Bell

March 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

The JSC lacrosse season is here with new faces and a new coach, Steven Foote, who coached last year at the College of Southern Maryland. His primary goal is to improve last year’s team, which lost every game. “It’s great here,” he said. “I like the small campus atmosphere. I like the student-athletes...

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