• Castleton Falls in Maple Sap Bucket Battle to Norwich
    September 15, 2018
    The Castleton University football team fell in the annual battle for the Maple Sap Bucket on Saturday afternoon at Norwich by a final score of 40-0 at Sabine Field in Northfield.
  • Stepping up to solidify Castleton's success
    October 23, 2017
    Leadership in football is best shown by what you do on the field, not just by what you say. Moe Harris and Jakob Trautwein give Castleton their all in a game.
  • New England defenders have big weekend
    October 10, 2017
    Some of the top defensive players in the region had standout performances in Week 6 in Division III football, and Tom Haley touched on them in Around the Northeast.
  • The long, hard road to the upper tier
    October 25, 2016
    No team becomes good overnight, but there are several Northeast teams that are rising stars and are nipping at the heels of the legacy big dogs.
  • Lipscomb excels on field, on court and in classroom
    September 26, 2016
    The Endicott wideout is one of the best athletes on campus, but he says there is a beneficial transfer in moving from the football season into basketball.
  • Castleton Football Falls in Homecoming Game to Salve Regina
    September 17, 2016
    Castleton University scored 13 unanswered points in the final seven minutes of the first half to pull to within two at halftime, but Salve Regina used its strong running game and opportunistic defense to pull away with a 49-19 victory Saturday afternoon in a non-conference collegiate football game at Spartan Stadium.
  • 10 games to watch for 2016
    August 30, 2016
    Veteran Around the Northeast columnist Tom Haley showcases a new season full of marquee matchups and coaches vying to make it into the national spotlight. Here are his 10 games to keep a close eye on.
  • New England conferences team up for bowl series
    August 30, 2016
    The ECFC, MASCAC, NEFC and NEWMAC will be pulling out of the ECAC's postseason bowls and creating their own postseason game this season.
  • ECFC gains two members
    January 27, 2016
    The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference looks as if it will be able to retain its automatic bid after it added two new schools, one of which isn't even a provisional member of Division III as of yet.
  • This bucket floweth over
    November 15, 2015
    Norwich and Castleton have renewed the Vermont small college rivalry game. The Spartans came away with the win and accompanying maple sap bucket, but the Cadets are headed to the postseason. More in Around the Northeast.
  • Spartans Claim Maple Sap Bucket Trophy 31-13
    November 14, 2015
    The Spartans gave up a touchdown on their opening drive but, a senior-led defense allowed just six points over the final 57 minutes and the offense came alive on the way to a 31-13 victory over Norwich to win the Maple Sap Bucket Trophy for the second consecutive year and the first time at Spartan Stadium.
  • Spartans Fall to Becker 35-21
    November 07, 2015
    The Becker defense was stout through three quarters and the offense jumped out to a 35-7 lead early in the fourth on the way to a 35-21 victory over the Spartans in Spartan Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
  • Defense Lifts Castleton Over Anna Maria 17-14
    October 31, 2015
    The Spartan defense didn't allow Anna Maria to score in the second half and got a key fourth down stop in the final three minutes to secure a hard-fought 17-14 victory over an upset-minded Anna Maria squad on Saturday in Paxton.
  • Baby Bison look toward the future
    October 20, 2015
    Gallaudet's roster is green, but the freshmen thrust into starting roles are making the most of the experience. The Bison who are committed to the future of the program are sticking it out, and the future looks bright. More in Around the Northeast.
  • Spartans Shut Out Gallaudet 40-0
    October 17, 2015
    The Spartans jumped out to a 20-point, first-half lead and never looked back, as they cruised to the program's first-ever shutout victory at Spartan Stadium with a 40-0 result over Gallaudet this afternoon in ECFC action.
  • Trinity defense yet to yield a point in 2015
    October 12, 2015
    The next offensive score against the Bantams will be the first of 2015. Trinity (Conn.) has played three games without allowing an opposing offense to put up a point. More in Around the Northeast.
  • Defense Locks Down Mount Ida 34-14
    October 10, 2015
    The Spartan defense pitched a shutout and held Mount Ida to just three first downs through the first three quarters as they built a 31-0 lead before finishing with a 34-14 victory to earn their first conference win of the year on Saturday afternoon at Spartan Stadium.
  • Climbing stairs and climbing up the NESCAC
    September 28, 2015
    The Jumbos showed support for their teammate and his family's battle with Alzheimer's. Tufts players raised funds and awareness, then delivered a season-opening win on the road.
  • Castleton Dispatches Alfred St. 35-20
    September 26, 2015
    The Spartans jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back on the way to a record-setting crowd on Saturday afternoon during homecoming weekend at Spartan Stadium.
  • Spartan Early Lead Not Enough in 32-14 Loss
    September 19, 2015
    Castleton scored first but Salve Regina responded with the next 26 points to take control in the third quarter on the way to the 32-14 victory on Saturday afternoon at Gaudet Field.
  • Castleton Locks Down on Plymouth St.
    September 05, 2015
    The Castleton defense didn't allow an offensive touchdown and held Plymouth St. scoreless over the final 43:33 of the contest to secure a 21-10 season-opening victory on the road Saturday at Currier Field.
  • Strong First Half Lifts Husson over Spartans 47-26
    October 25, 2014
    Husson's defense scored the game's first nine points and then the team relied on its punishing rushing attack to take the Eagles the rest of the way as they took down the Spartans 47-26 at Spartan Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
  • Fitchburg, Castleton having surprising success
    October 14, 2014
    If you had told people in the heat of August that Fitchburg State and Castleton State would be a combined 9-2 at this point, you would have gotten more strange looks than Endicott's Drew Frenette has touchdown passes this season. And he has 18 of those.
  • Spartans Blow Out Anna Maria 65-9
    October 11, 2014
    The Spartan defense dominated for the second straight week, scoring three touchdowns and forcing seven turnovers on the way to a record-breaking 65-9 victory over Anna Maria on Saturday at Spartan Stadium.
  • Spartans Silence Becker 24-0
    October 04, 2014
    The Castleton defense put on arguably the most impressive performance in school history, with a dominant 24-0 victory over Becker on the road at Alumni field on Saturday.
  • Spartans Take Down Alfred St. 36-23
    September 27, 2014
    astleton scored the final 17 points of the game and received some strong defensive play to overcome a halftime deficit and earn a 36-23 victory over Alfred St. on Saturday during homecoming for the Pioneers.
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