CASTLETON - An athlete is an athlete is an athlete. That's why it is possible Fair Haven's Cam Coloutti, Rutland's Dakota Peters and St. Johnsbury's Jake Cady could be playing three different sports in college depending on whether Coloutti chooses basketball or football. They were among the …

Monday night in the University of Kansas’ Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas Associate Athletic Director Larry Hare sauntered over to the bench where University of Vermont star Anthony Lamb and a few of his teammates were sitting before the game.

WORCESTER, Mass. — After a pair of strong outings to open the 2018-19 season, the Castleton University wrestling team has made program history, appearing for the first time in the National Wrestling Coaches Association poll while moving up to its highest ranking in program history in the New…

CASTLETON — The fans came to Glenbrook Gym on Tuesday night filled with excitement and curiosity. A season opener always brings excitement but the curiosity was especially high for this one with Rivier College because the Spartans have so many new faces this year.

It was the late 1960s and a few of us piled into Jake Thielke’s yellow truck. There was Jake from Wisconsin, Alfred Mekenie from Fairmont, West Virginia, some guy named Griff from South Carolina and myself on a great adventure.

Ben Marsicovetere’s 85-yard kickoff return for Woodstock had to deflate Poultney, who had just scored their first touchdown to close the score to 21-7. But the Blue Devils are resilient and nearly overcame Marsicovetere’s electrifying return and everything else Woodstock threw at them before…

Castleton University men’s freshmen hockey players aren’t a secret anymore. Asa Palker, of Manchester, New Hampshire, made an impression on the New England Hockey Conference last weekend with a hat trick and a Rookie of the Week selection. Classmate Anton Tarvainen from Sipoo, Finland, is th…

BURLINGTON — This past weekend, the University of Vermont Board of Trustees unanimously ratified a resolution giving full approval for the Athletic Department’s Multi-Purpose Facility project.

There’s this guy I know. I’ve known him for quite some time now. I’ve seen him climbing the hill of life and I’ve seen him come back down it. I was witness to his joy and his heartbreak. I’ve seen the true look of love on his face when he became a father for the second time at 50. I watched …

WESTMINSTER — Arlington girls soccer coach Aaron Wood told all the coaches at the recent All State selection meeting that he felt his player, Tess Belnap, was the best player in Vermont regardless of division. Belnap did nothing to dispel that lofty designation in Saturday’s Division IV stat…

WESTMINSTER — West Rutland’s Eric Maxham ended his high school soccer career as Vermont’s all-time leading goal scorer with 128 goals, but the thing he really wanted eluded him Saturday. That vanished just 1:38 into the sudden-death overtime when Lewis Whalen put the ball into the net to giv…

It’s the day coaches and players think about in the heat of August when they report for the first practice. It’s Championship Saturday and teams all over the state will be converging on various sites in their attempt to bring home the biggest prize in field hockey and soccer.