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Tomfoolery

Tom O'Leary

November 29, 2017


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After 16 years as the head men’s basketball coach at the University of Louisville (UL), the turbulent tenure of Rick Pitino has finally concluded as he was terminated by the college on Oct. 16. Pitino’s coaching talent has never been in question. Before being hired at UL he led Providence College...

Badger Briefs

JSC Athletics

November 29, 2017


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Men’s B-ball downs St. Joseph JOHNSON, Vt. – The Johnson State College men’s basketball team defeated the College of St. Joseph 79 -63 in their season opener on Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Carter Gym. The Badgers start their season 1-0 while the Fighting Saints go to 0-2. 1st HALF The teams trade...

Women’s basketball team looks forward to a building season

Patrick Bell

November 29, 2017


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The women’s basketball 2017-2018 season is underway at JSC with a new squad with few familiar faces. With a talented freshman class coming in to try to fill the shoes of the six seniors who graduated last year, it creates the challenge of trying to create good team chemistry and develop talent through...

What the future holds for the men’s basketball team

What the future holds for the men’s basketball team

Patrick Bell

November 29, 2017


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Basketball season is here at JSC and it couldn’t have come any sooner. This year’s team is categorized as being mentally tough, having good depth of talent, and good chemistry; key ingredients of a championship basketball team. Entering his third year as head coach, Miles Smith has brought in...

Lyndon cross country runner shares her story of self-discovery, makes cover of NCAA magazine

Lyndon cross country runner shares her story of self-discovery, makes cover of NCAA magazine

Emma Quinn

November 8, 2017


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Editor’s Note: Emma 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. Sierra Hargrave has run away from a dark past filled with childhood abuse, which turned to substance abuse,...

The Pat-down

The Pat-down

Patrick Bell

November 8, 2017


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All in one moment, I felt shocked, hopeless, sad, fearful and disgusted. This was when the Boston Celtics’ highly-prized free agent Gordon Hayward fractured his ankle going up for an alley-oop against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first quarter of the opening game of the season. It was a freak...

Aither breaks multiple school records

Aither breaks multiple school records

Shannon Rooney

October 26, 2017


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Kylie Aither, a senior captain on the Johnson women’s soccer team, broke the all-time previous record in points and goals at Johnson on Sunday, Sept. 24, during a home soccer match against Paul Smith’s College. It was a hot, Sunday afternoon, approaching halftime of the game, when Aither shot...

LSC student-athletes discuss problems with training and gym space

Michael Loverde

October 26, 2017


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Editor’s Note: Michael 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. For all college athletes, year-round preparation for the season is a necessity. However, for athletes in the N...

Tomfoolery

Tomfoolery

Tom O'Leary

October 26, 2017


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Rejoice, Boston Red Sox fans, for our embattled manager John Farrell has been fired. Despite a mostly successful five-year stint at the helm, in which he led the team to three division titles and a World Series championship while also surviving cancer, the majority of “Red Sox Nation” (myself included)...

Women’s rugby continues winning streak

Women’s rugby continues winning streak

Caroline Loftus

October 26, 2017


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For the JSC women’s rugby team, it’s been a season for the books. Currently, the women’s team is 3-0. The first game they played this season was against New England College, which they won 61-0. Desiree Penrod, the co-captain of the team, has always appreciated the traditions of JSC rugby. “For...

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...

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