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Jay Peak’s annual retro day races down the slopes

Jay Peak’s annual retro day races down the slopes

Ian Major

May 7, 2015

The skies were grey during the afternoon on Apr.22 at Jay Peak Resort. The trails, on the other hand, were flashing with neon colors as the mountain’s annual retro day took place. Participants were encouraged to break out the old long straight skis and directional boards to carry on the true retro...

Castleton earns NAC victory over Badgers

Elaine Harvey

April 23, 2015

The Castleton men’s lacrosse team used an early 9-1 first quarter lead to earn a convincing 19-3 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) victory Saturday, April 18 at Johnson State College. With the win, the Spartans move to 9-5 overall and 7-0 in the NAC while the Badgers drop to 3-7 on the year and 2-5 in...

Norwich Sweeps Johnson 9-0

Elaine Harvey

March 26, 2015

The Norwich University men’s tennis team rebounded from its first loss of 2015 in a big way on Tuesday March 17 with a 9-0 shutout victory over Johnson State in non-league action at Shapiro Fieldhouse. Freshman Jeff Purdy stayed perfect in his young collegiate career, taking No. 5 singles 6-0, 6-0...

Smith earns 22-4 victory over Johnson

Smith earns 22-4 victory over Johnson

Elaine Harvey

March 26, 2015

Johnson State College women’s lacrosse dropped a non-conference tilt to Smith College 22-4 on a blustery March 19 at Duffy Field on the Campus of St. Michael’s College. Smith advances to 3-4 overall while Johnson moves to 1-1 on the young season. Johnson State saw four goals from Nichole Weeks...

Palmisano stops 32 shots in Husson tilt

Palmisano stops 32 shots in Husson tilt

Elaine Harvey

March 26, 2015

Brandon Corbo had a six-point effort to lead the Husson University men’s lacrosse team to an 11-1 win over Johnson St. on Saturday, March 21 at Boucher Field. The Eagles improve to 2-2 overall and 1-0 in league play while Johnson St. falls to 0-2 overall and 0-1 in league play. The Eagles came out...

JSC captures win to open season

Elaine Harvey

March 11, 2015

Johnson State College women’s lacrosse opened its inaugural season with a convincing 13-7 win over host Albertus Magnus Sunday March 1 in New Haven. Johnson State was led by Shannon Rooney who also registered five goals on five total shots.  Teammate Kylie Aither added four goals and two assists...

JSC girls basketball camp

JSC girls basketball camp

Elaine Harvey

March 11, 2015

Head Women’s Basketball Coach Greg Eckman and his staff of college coaches, high-school/AAU coaches and local college players are honored to bring back the 5th annual Girls Basketball Development Camp on the beautiful campus of Johnson State College. The overnight camp ($425) for 6th-12th grade...

Frolf course improvements promote healthy lifestyle

Frolf course improvements promote healthy lifestyle

Marilyn Tagliavia, Managing Editor

March 11, 2015

By the end of this semester, the Johnson State College community can look forward to some major changes to the disc golf course on campus. Graduate students Thomas Brace and Ross King, and non-student Travis Connolly have banded together to bring a new look and layout for disc golf players. “We began...

Matt Jason to play for Badgers starting in 2015-2016 Season

Matt Jason to play for Badgers starting in 2015-2016 Season

Elaine Harvey

March 11, 2015

Matt Jason has deposited at Johnson State College and will play for the Badgers men’s basketball team in the 2015-16 season. The 6’3” senior shooting guard currently attends Loveland High School in Colorado. “I am extremely excited about the opportunity to attend Johnson State College and...

Swainbank leads Richford to championship game

Swainbank leads Richford to championship game

Elaine Harvey

March 11, 2015

Johnson State women’s basketball alumni and former captain Jenessa Swainbank’s Richford High School girls basketball team has advanced to the Vermont Girls Basketball D-III  State Championship game to be played on Saturday, Feb. 28th in Barre, Vt. Top seed Thetford will meet #3 Richford Saturday...

Head women’s soccer coach announces prep and prospect clinic

Head women’s soccer coach announces prep and prospect clinic

Elaine Harvey

March 11, 2015

Kristin Cannon, head women’s soccer coach at Johnson State College, has announced the dates for her 2015 Prep and Prospect Clinic. The camp will be held on the campus of Johnson State College from August 2nd through August 5th. About the Camp: The JSC High School Prep and Prospect Clinic is for...

Brouard set to play for Johnson next season

Brouard set to play for Johnson next season

Elaine Harvey

February 18, 2015

Kaitlyn Brouard has deposited at Johnson State College and is preparing to play for the Badgers women’s basketball team next year. The senior shooting guard currently attends Milton High School in Milton, Vt. "I’d describe K.B. with these words: Speed, quickness, endurance, but most of all passion,"...

Jay terrain parks nearing completion

Jay terrain parks nearing completion

Ian Major, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

Jay Peak Resorts’ terrain parks are nearing 100 percent completion with jump lines and rail gardens to encourage progression and the creation of tricks and maneuvers for skiers and riders in the parks. As an employee at Jay Peak Resort for four seasons now, I can say the terrain parks are looking...

Mariners hang on for 64-58 win

Mariners hang on for 64-58 win

Elaine Harvey

February 18, 2015

Johnson State College men’s basketball fell 64-58 to visiting Maine Maritime Academy in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) play Friday, Feb. 13, in Carter Gymnasium. The Badgers move to 3-19 on the year and 3-12 in conference play while MMA slides to 3-19 overall and 3-13 in the NAC. The Mariners ju...

Badgers fall short against Mariners

Badgers fall short against Mariners

Elaine Harvey

February 18, 2015

  Maine Maritime Academy Women’s Basketball defeated Johnson State College on Friday, Feb. 13, 52-48. With the loss, Johnson slides to 6-15 overall and 6-9 in the conference. Both teams came out slow to start the opening stanza only scoring a combined 31 points in the first fifteen minutes...

Husson’s defense shuts down Badger’s

Husson’s defense shuts down Badger’s

Elaine Harvey

February 18, 2015

Johnson State dropped a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) matchup to visiting Husson University 67-42 in Carter Gymnasium Saturday Feb. 14. The Badgers slide to 6-16 overall (6-10 in the NAC) while the Eagles improve to 15-8 overall (13-3 in the NAC). Husson started out hot, going on a 21-7 run in the first 12 minutes....

Khan hits 1000th, seniors shine

Khan hits 1000th, seniors shine

Elaine Harvey

February 18, 2015

Johnson honored seniors Ron Adrian and Cory Chase, and witnessed Asim Khan hit his 1000th career point on Saturday afternoon in Carter Gymnasium. The Badgers ultimately fell 92-88 to Husson University despite a thrilling ending and a balanced attack. With the loss, Johnson falls to 3-20 overall and 3-...

Eight student-athletes earn 2014 NAC fall all-academic honors

Eight student-athletes earn 2014 NAC fall all-academic honors

Elaine Harvey

February 10, 2015

Johnson State and the North Atlantic Conference are proud to announce the 2014 Fall All-Academic honorees. Eight Johnson State student-athletes earned a spot on the prestigious list. In total, ninety-eight student athletes who participated in a fall sport received recognition throughout the conference. The...

Lyndon takes second game of season from Johnson

Lyndon takes second game of season from Johnson

Elaine Harvey

February 10, 2015

Lyndon ran its North Atlantic Conference winning streak to three games Saturday, Jan. 31 with a 77-62 victory over in-state rival Johnson State. With the win, Lyndon improves to 6-1 overall and 5-6 in the NAC while Johnson drops 2-16 and 5-9, respectively. With the score tied at 6-6 early in the...

Hornets best Badgers

Hornets best Badgers

Elaine Harvey

February 10, 2015

Lyndon took down Johnson with a 76-60 victory on Saturday, Jan. 31 in North Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action. With the victory, Lyndon moves to 3-8 in the NAC and 5-14 overall while Johnson moves to 5-6 in league play and 5-12 overall. The first half saw Lyndon’s offense take charge...

Badgers drop home opener to Bison

Badgers drop home opener to Bison

Nicholas Nadeau

December 3, 2014

The Johnson State women’s basketball team fell to visiting Nichols College 74-61 on Saturday afternoon in Carter Gymnasium. The Badgers slide to 0-3 on the season while the Bison advance to 2-0 overall. Senior Kirsten Rand notched 16 points and pulled down eight rebounds while sophomore Sarah...

The first ride

Ian Major

December 3, 2014

Nov. 21 was season pass holder’s day at Jay Peak Resort, opening day of the season. I had been up the night before waxing the base and filling the edges of my new board to my liking. I woke up with anticipation and excitement I had been waiting for since last May. The morning was crisp, the thermometer...

The last ride

Ian Major

December 3, 2014

A friend and I were headed to Kingdom Trails in East Burke, Vt., for one last mountain bike ride of the season. On this dawning November day, as I stepped out of the car, cold air hit my lungs with every breath. The town was quiet and the trees were bare. There was only one older man getting gas at...

Hunter men’s basketball beats Johnson State 71-55

Hunter men’s basketball beats Johnson State 71-55

Elaine Harvey

December 3, 2014

The Hunter men’s basketball team defeated Johnson State College 71-55 in the consolation game at the 2014 Amherst College Tournament. The Hawks improve to 3-2 on the season as they are set to begin conference play next week. The Badgers slide to 0-5 overall before conference play begins December 5th. The...

Johnson falls to Husson in quarterfinal match

Johnson falls to Husson in quarterfinal match

Elaine Harvey

November 12, 2014

Johnson State College women’s soccer was defeated by Husson University in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) quarterfinal game Monday night at Thomas College. The game, twice delayed, was played at Thomas due to unplayable conditions in Bangor, Maine home of the Eagles. Husson advances to the NAC...

Johnson takes 7th place finish at NAC Meet

Johnson takes 7th place finish at NAC Meet

Elaine Harvey

November 12, 2014

Johnson State men’s cross country team competed in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Championships on Sunday, taking home a seventh place finish out of nine teams. The Badgers had three runners post top forty finishes as the squad tallied 176 points. Lyndon St. finished as the top team at the...

Johnson men end the season strong, beat Lyndon 1-0

Johnson men end the season strong, beat Lyndon 1-0

Elaine Harvey

October 30, 2014

Johnson State visited Lyndon Saturday and the Badgers defeated the Hornets 1-0 on their Senior Day. The match was a tightly-contested affair as the lone goal was scored by Sean Springer with 24:40 left of the first half. Springer intercepted a bad clearing pass by the Lyndon defense and beat the...

Lady Badgers defeat Lyndon 4-1

Lady Badgers defeat Lyndon 4-1

Elaine Harvey

October 30, 2014

The Johnson State Badgers earned a 4-1 victory over Lyndon Saturday in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) play in Lyndonville, Vt. The win sees the Badgers advance to 8-8-1 overall and 3-5-1 in NAC play while Lyndon finishes its season 5-13 overall and 1-8 in NAC play. The Badgers took an early 1-0...

Robertson abroad

October 19, 2014

Senior Brittany Robertson, a fixture on the Johnson State College women’s basketball team, spent part of her summer traveling Italy with American International Sports Tours (AIST). She and fellow AIST basketball teammates competed on an international level with representing their countries and...

Second half surge puts Panthers past Badgers 4-0

Elaine Harvey

October 19, 2014

The Plymouth State men’s soccer team used a balanced offensive attack to pick up a 4-0 decision against hosts Johnson State College on Sunday afternoon. The loss sees the Badgers slide to 4-7-1 overall and 2-4 in conference play. The Panthers advance to 4-7-1 on the year and 2-1-1 in their conference...

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