Basement Medicine

Reflecting on a Red Sox legend

Reflecting on a Red Sox legend

Ian Major

October 31, 2016


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Where can you even begin? Major League Baseball said goodbye to a legend this month and, no matter which team you may be rooting for, he will be missed throughout the league.   Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, aka Big Papi, played his final MLB postseason game on Monday, Oct. 10,...

A spectacular season for JSC women’s tennis

Patrick Musgrave-Losey

October 31, 2016


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The women’s tennis team at Johnson has done spectacularly this season. For the first time under their head coach, Michele Whitmore, they had a winning record in the season, winning nine and losing five.   The women started the season off on fire, winning the first three meets in a row. The...

Badgers cruise by Lyndon 6-0

Badgers cruise by Lyndon 6-0

JSC athletics

October 31, 2016


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The Johnson State College women’s soccer team picked up a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) win against in-state opponent Lyndon State College 6-0 on Saturday afternoon. With the win, Johnson improves to (2-12-0, 2-7-0) and Lyndon State falls to (2-11-1, 0-8-1).     SCORING First Half: Johnson St...

This week in JSC sports

JSC athletics

October 31, 2016


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Johnson State College sophomore Austin Walters (Grantham, N.H.) has been selected as the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Men’s Golf Rookie of the Year.   Walters has had a notable rookie campaign for the Badgers. At the 2016 NAC Championship, he recorded a 76 on Day 1 and a 79 on Day 2 for...

Athlete of the week: Kali Covell

Athlete of the week: Kali Covell

Thomas O’Leary

October 13, 2016


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Johnson State College women’s tennis player Kali Covell has been selected as the “Basement Medicine” athlete of the week.   Covell, a junior from Hartford, Vermont, debuted in the sport during middle school. “I started playing tennis in seventh grade just because it was something that...

JSC women’s soccer beats Green Mountain College 3-1

Patrick Musgrave-Losey

October 13, 2016


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The JSC women’s soccer team got off to a rocky start this season, but restored a measure of hope to their fans with a three-to-one victory over Green Mountain College on September 27.     The JSC women were looking for their first win when they hit the road to Poultney for their...

The quest for the Rolly-Grail

The quest for the Rolly-Grail

Ian Major

October 13, 2016


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A group of friends and I headed to Burke Bike Park for a day of adrenaline-packed downhill (DH) mountain biking on Sep. 25.   Burke Bike Park is located in East Burke at Burke Mountain Resort. Burke Mountain is a traditional ski area by winter and one of the few lift-served MTB destinations...

Fantasy football stock watch: Week 4

Fantasy football stock watch: Week 4

Thomas O’Leary

October 13, 2016


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Let me start by saying I am not a fantasy football expert. What I am is a very passionate and well-informed fan who has been playing fantasy sports for 12 years. On average, I play in six football leagues a year and finish in the money (top three) in about half of them. I have watched, read reports and/or...

Athlete of the week: Jacob Greenia goes the extra mile

Athlete of the week: Jacob Greenia goes the extra mile

Thomas O’Leary

September 22, 2016


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Johnson State College cross country runner Jacob Greenia has been chosen as the “Basement Medicine” athlete of the week.   Greenia, who is in his junior year as a journalism major, began cross country running in 2010 at Bellows Free Academy (BFA) in St. Albans, Vt.   “I started...

JSC grad returns to coach cross country team

JSC grad returns to coach cross country team

Briana Walsh

September 22, 2016


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Some of you may have noticed a familiar face on campus. First he ran for the cross country team, and now he is a coach for the team. John Dabrowski, member of the Johnson State College class of 2015, has returned to our campus in the role of assistant men’s and women’s cross country coach.   Dabrowski...

Fantasy football stock watch: Week 1

Fantasy football stock watch: Week 1

September 22, 2016


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Let me start by saying I am not a fantasy football expert. But I am a very passionate and well-informed fan who has been playing fantasy sports for 12 years. On average, I play in six football leagues a year and finish in the money (top three) in about half of them. I have watched, read reports and/or...

Badgers versus Hornets

Badgers versus Hornets

Thomas O’Leary

September 8, 2016


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With the proposed unification of Johnson State College and Lyndon State College, there are numerous concerns and questions throughout both institutions. Among the most common is what will happen to the schools’ athletic departments, both of which reside and compete in the North Atlantic Conference...

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