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Lyndon hires Pasiak as new basketball head coach

Lyndon hires Pasiak as new basketball head coach

Michael Loverde

October 2, 2017


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Editor’s Note: Michael is an Electronic Journalism Arts student at Lyndon State College. This article is part of a collaboration with Basement Medicine to better represent our unified community.   Over the summer, Lyndon Athletics hired Dave Pasiak to replace head men’s basketball coach...

Four colleges to depart from North Atlantic Conference

Four colleges to depart from North  Atlantic  Conference

Tom O'Leary

October 2, 2017


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The North Atlantic Conference (NAC), of which Johnson State College athletics is a member, is facing upheaval as four of its institutions will be departing as of May 2018.   Currently, the NAC consists of 10 colleges: Castleton University (CU), Colby-Sawyer College (CSC), the University of...

Lyndon faces NCAA sanctions for misapplied scholarships

Dylan Clark

October 2, 2017


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Editor’s Note: Dylan is an Electronic Journalism Arts at Lyndon State College. This article is part of a collaboration with Basement Medicine to better represent our unified community.   As student athletes arrived on campus to begin their fall preseason, they would soon come to realize ...

Tomfoolery

Tomfoolery

Tom O'Leary

October 2, 2017


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With the Boston Red Sox officially clinching a playoff berth for the second consecutive season and simultaneously closing in on another American League East Division crown, “Red Sox Nation” is growing increasingly optimistic, and rightfully so. But despite these accomplishments, concerning trends...

Johnson Drops NAC Opener to Colby-Sawyer

Cameron Creamer

September 14, 2017


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JOHNSON, Vt. – The Johnson State College women’s tennis team fell to Colby-Sawyer College 9-0 in their first North Atlantic Conference match of the season on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 12.   DOUBLES Colby-Sawyer (4-0, 2-0 NAC) won all three doubles matches to take a 3-0 lead over Johnso...

Aither Scores Four as Badgers Down Newbury

Cameron Creamer

September 14, 2017


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BROOKLINE, Mass. - The Johnson State College women’s soccer team defeated Newbury College 4-1 in a non-conference game on Sunday afternoon, Sept 10. Kylie Aither (Hyde Park, Vt.) scored four goals to bring her season total to nine in the win.   SCORING 1st Half: Aither led off the game...

Badgers top Green Mountain for First Win of Season

Cameron Creamer

September 14, 2017


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JOHNSON, Vt. - The Johnson State College women’s tennis team beat Green Mountain College 7-2 on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 10.   Doubles Johnson was able to take two out of three doubles from the Eagles before going into singles. The team of Kali Covell (Hartford, Vt.) and Nicole Monick (B...

Post-merger student-athlete possibilities: What’s the sitch?

Michael Loverde

September 14, 2017


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Editor’s Note: Michael is an Electronic Journalism Arts student at Lyndon State College. This piece is the first in a collaboration with Basement Medicine to better represent our unified community.   With the unification of Johnson and Lyndon approaching, students have heard the benefits...

JSC nixes women’s LAX team

JSC nixes women’s LAX team

Tom O'Leary

September 14, 2017


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After just three seasons at the varsity level, the Johnson State College women’s lacrosse program has been suspended indefinitely, effective June 2017.   “As an athletic director, you never want to have to suspend a sport,” said Director of Athletics Jamey Ventura. “But it is my job...

Getting ready to ride

Getting ready to ride

Ian Major

April 27, 2017


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As mountain resorts across the state all begin to end their winter seasons by stopping their lifts, mountain bikers eagerly await for their trails to dry out so they can ride.   Connecticut native and JSC senior Brendan Walsh notes that he gets excited each time the winter season comes to a...

Racing retro at Jay Peak

Racing retro at Jay Peak

Ian Major

April 27, 2017


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The skies were cloudy with a misty rainfall during the afternoon on April 12 at Jay Peak Resort, with the mercury hovering around the 55 degrees Fahrenheit mark. The trails, on the other hand, counteracted the sun as they were filled with flashing neon colors for the mountain’s annual retro day.   Nearing...

Winter resorts pin hopes on snowmaking advances

Winter resorts pin hopes on snowmaking  advances

Ian Major

April 14, 2017


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As winter resorts across Vermont look towards sustainability and future investments, snowmaking continues to be a top priority for some of the state’s larger resorts like Jay Peak, Okemo, Stowe, Killington, Smugglers Notch and Sugarbush.   Snowmaking is the combination of water and air, where...

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