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Ally-Oop!

Ally-Oop!
November 28, 2020

My time as a Division III athlete has been both rewarding and heartbreaking. I have had the opportunity to play for two separate colleges during my collegiate career. While studying journalism, I have...

Ally-Oop!

Ally-Oop!
November 13, 2020

The Los Angeles Dodgers were crowned World Series Champions this year. This was their first win since 1988 and their seventh overall, while The Tampa Bay Rays have never won a World Series. This season...

Sitting here in limbo

November 13, 2020

The fall season is almost over. It’s been anything but business as usual with the COVID-19 restrictions on competition. Nevertheless, NVU-J’s soccer, tennis and volleyball teams have been training...

COMSA: finding safety and support

November 13, 2020

This fall, the NVU-Johnson athletics department founded the Coalition of Minority Student-Athletes (COMSA). “Having a minority-based student-athlete group on campus creates a safe space for us,” said co-founder...

Ally-Oop! WNBA

October 26, 2020

The 2020 WNBA season has been an interesting one. Like the NBA, all the teams played in one stadium. There were no home-court advantages, no fans, and fewer games. This was the first season in years that...

Coalition of Minority Student Athletes advocates for student-athletes of color

Chad Copeland
October 26, 2020

With all the issues of racism raised in 2020, a group of Black student-athletes from NVU-Johnson have come together out of a desire to ignite change at the college and Lamoille community. The Coalition...

Kids, coaching and COVID

The master and the student ready for training to being.
October 8, 2020

Each day, I wake up feeling like someone placed a bowling ball on my chest. I know I am not alone. The current situation with COVID-19 has everyone adjusting and possibly re-thinking how their life is...

A sports media internship

October 8, 2020

Last spring, I was on the hunt for a local and sports-related internship. I didn’t have a clue on where to look for internships, let alone a sports-based internship near Johnson. My adviser asked if...

No banquet for you… not this year anyway

No banquet for you... not this year anyway
October 8, 2020

During the virtual Homecoming weekend that took place on Sept. 26, the NVU-Lyndon athletics department held their athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The week leading up to homecoming, some people...

Ally-Oop!

Ally-Oop!
October 8, 2020

On Sept. 16, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I council announced that men’s and women’s basketball can begin starting on Nov. 25. This is two weeks later than the usual...

Swimmers not in SHAPE

the covered-over pool in SHAPE
September 22, 2020

The SHAPE athletic facility recently reopened on Aug. 24 for the campus community. There are new guidelines in place in order to keep students and staff safe. The facility is currently in the first phase...

Documenting a long history of sexual abuse

Athletes featured in the documentary
September 22, 2020

On June 24, 2020, Netflix released its newest documentary, “Athlete A.” The documentary gives an in-depth view of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal and downfall of USA Gymnastics. It follows the journalists...

Ally-Oop! Tennis

Ally-Oop! Tennis
September 22, 2020

The 140th US Open was held in a “bubble” this year, the first time in the competition’s history. This was to use to stop the spread of COVID-19 while players spent their time at the USTA Billie Jean...

Fall sports season in limbo

Fall sports season in limbo
September 15, 2020

On July 20, NVU President Elaine Collins sent an email to NVU students and staff announcing the cancellation of NAC competition for fall sports “due to due to health and safety concerns stemming from...

COVID-19 cancels and changes athletics across the globe

Sights from outside Amherst College gym where spectators were banned from attending regional games from the DIII women's basketball tournament.
May 1, 2020

The sports world has been drastically impacted by COVID-19. All around the world, athletic competition came to pause in order to help combat the virus. In the month of March, there were discussions...

College athletics: it’s Pay to Play

College athletics: it's Pay to Play
April 20, 2020

The National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) is a multi-billion-dollar industry. It conduct collegiate sports and give student-athletes a chance to compete at the national level all around the...

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