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John Folsom named NAC player of the week

NVU-J Athletics

March 21, 2019


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John Folsom of the Northern Vermont University-Johnson men’s tennis team was named the North Atlantic Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Monday, March 11. John Folsom (Califon, N.J.) was strong this past weekend against MCLA, in the first men’s tennis match of 2019 for the Badgers....

The Pat-Down

Patrick Bell

March 21, 2019


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I’m trying something new today. I’m going to write about Major League Soccer, specifically the New England Revolution. I’ve been a fan of soccer since the late 2000s. I didn’t really follow any teams early on but I was a huge fan of Cristiano Ronaldo, who was on the legendary club Manchester...

Lyndon handed down sanctions by NCAA

Lyndon handed down sanctions by NCAA

Patrick Bell

March 21, 2019


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In a Feb. 26 email to the NVU community, NVU President Elaine Collins announced that Northern Vermont University-Lyndon received the final decision of the NCAA Division III Committee on infractions regarding violations that occurred between 2013 and 2017. Collins noted, “The NCAA found two violations....

UMPI Owls beat men’s basketball

NVU-J Athletics

February 21, 2019


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The Northern Vermont University-Johnson men’s basketball team fell to the University of Maine Presque Isle Owls at home on Feb. 9, by a score of 76-75. It was Senior Day, as Co-Captains Vernon Slater (Washington, D.C.) and Donell Shaw (Washington, D.C) were honored before the game for their contributions...

Men’s basketball falls to NVU-Lyndon in President’s Cup challenge

NVU-J Athletics

February 21, 2019


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The Northern Vermont University-Johnson men’s basketball team fell to Northern Vermont University-Lyndon in a men’s President’s Cup Challenge match up by a score of 105-93 on Feb. 13. The Badgers had four players score in double figures on the evening. Vernon Slater (Washington, D.C.) scored a...

Hornets top Badgers in NAC play

NVU-J Athletics

February 21, 2019


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The Northern Vermont University-Johnson women’s basketball team concluded the 2018-2019 season with a loss to Northern Vermont University-in an NVU Presidents Cup Challenge matchup on Feb. 13. The Badgers were led by Mariah Ramos (Lebanon, N.H.) who recorded a double-double on the evening. Ramos paced...

The Pat-Down

Patrick Bell

February 21, 2019


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I was ecstatic when the New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in Super Bowl 53, or as many people like to call it, “the most boring Super Bowl of all time.” For me, being a Patriots fan, it was quite the opposite, as the team earned its sixth Super Bowl ring and continued its dynasty...

Men’s volleyball fall vs. Bison

NVU-J Athletics

February 21, 2019


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The Northern Vermont University-Johnson men’s volleyball team dropped their first match of the day to Nichols College by a score of 3-0 on Feb. 16. The Badgers fell by scores of 25-7, 25-7 and 25-11 in their first match of the afternoon. Ryan Willette (Wolfeboro, N.H.) paced the Badgers with three...

Badgers fall to Southern Vermont in tri-match finale

NVU-J Athletics

February 21, 2019


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The Northern Vermont University- Johnson men’s volleyball team fell in the second of two matches on Feb. 16. Southern Vermont College took the match by a score of 3-1. Both teams seemed evenly matched throughout most of the match. The Mountaineers prevailed last weekend beating the Badgers by a...

Softball heading in new direction under new head coach

Softball heading in new direction under new head coach

Patrick Bell

February 21, 2019


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There is still snow on the ground, but spring softball is in the air once again under first-year head coach Stacey Fox. Fox, a former Division I softball catcher and assistant for the University of Rhode Island, and head coach of an AAU club team, comes to NVU-Johnson looking to start her collegiate...

President’s Cup at halfway point in annual competition

President’s Cup at halfway point in annual competition

Patrick Bell

February 8, 2019


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Yet another innovation sparked by the creation of Northern Vermont University is the President’s Cup challenge, which is now at the halfway point in the yearly competition between the NVU Johnson and Lyndon athletic programs. The Johnson campus is currently in the lead at four points to two. The...

Women’s basketball drops conference game to Mariners

NVU-Athletics

February 8, 2019


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The Northern Vermont University-Johnson women’s basketball team faced off in their second conference game of the weekend. Maine Maritime Academy pulled away by a score of 66-27. The Badgers were led by Maraiah Ramos (Lebanon, NH) who scored a team high 15 points and nine rebounds. Kaitlyn Brouard...

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