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Rondo’s ACL tear might force Ainge’s hand

Rondo's ACL tear might force Ainge's hand

Alex Henrie

January 30, 2013

Danny Ainge has the worst job in Boston right now. Think a million-dollar job picking the roster of the Boston Celtics sounds like a cushy occupation? Allow me to explain. The dust is still settling following the gut-wrenching news (for Boston fans, at least) that Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo tore ...

Women’s squash falls at #9 Brown

Women’s squash falls at #9 Brown

Alex Henrie

January 30, 2013

Despite the return of No. 1 player Nessrine Ariffin, the Bates women’s squash team fell to ninth-ranked Brown University on Sunday by a score of 7-2. Ariffin, an All-America selection in 2012, completed her first full match since November 30th against Tufts. Although she dropped the first game 8-11,...

Men’s squash has 3-1 week, blows out BC on Senior Night

Men’s squash has 3-1 week, blows out BC on Senior Night

Alex Henrie

January 30, 2013

As their season draws to a close, the Bates men’s squash team was back in action last week looking to rebound from a tough recent stretch of matches. Ranked fourteenth in the nation, the men took on Bowdoin on Wednesday. "I always love beating Bowdoin, it’s more than just a squash rivalry: it’s ...

Women’s squash beats Amherst, has tough weekend at Yale

Women’s squash beats Amherst, has tough weekend at Yale

Alex Henrie

January 23, 2013

Following a disappointing previous week, the Bates women’s squash team took on visiting Amherst last Tuesday night. The Bobcats, ranked thirteenth nationally, came away with a comfortable 6-3 victory in the NESCAC matchup. Cheri-Ann Parris stepped into the No. 1 position in the absence of All-American Nesrine Ari...

Men’s squash beats Amherst, falls to Trio of Top-10 opponents

Men’s squash beats Amherst, falls to Trio of Top-10 opponents

Alex Henrie

January 23, 2013

The fourteenth-ranked men’s squash team continued its winning ways in NESCAC play last Tuesday, when they took on Amherst in a home match at the Bates Squash Center. The Bobcats dominated from start to finish, winning the match 9-0 and dropping only two games total. Ahmed Abdel Khalek won in strai...

Women’s basketball falls to Conn College, beats buzzer against Wesleyan

Women’s basketball falls to Conn College, beats buzzer against Wesleyan

Alex Henrie

January 23, 2013

Fresh off their outright sweep of CBB play last weekend, the Bates women’s basketball team returned to action over the weekend to take on a pair of Connecticut schools. On Friday night, the Lady Cats squared off against Connecticut College. Despite another big game from senior Allie Beaulieu, Bates came up short in...

It’s an SEC World: We’re just living in it

It’s an SEC World: We’re just living in it

Alex Henrie

January 16, 2013

On January 7th, 2007, the SEC was just the Southeastern Conference, an unknown commodity in a college football world that lionized coaches who pounded the table about the merits of size and strength, and of the ability to line up and run the football, and the supposedly miniscule chance that the speed ...

Men’s and women’s swimming sweeps Norwich, falls to Middlebury

Men’s and women’s swimming sweeps Norwich, falls to Middlebury

Alex Henrie

January 16, 2013

Following a strenuous eight day training trip to Florida, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams finished their winter break in Northfield, Vermont, enjoying a cakewalk over Norwich University before falling to Middlebury. The men wasted no time in blasting the Cadets 225-74. They were l...

Women’s squash opens 2013 play

Women’s squash opens 2013 play

Alex Henrie

January 16, 2013

Fresh out of winter break, the women’s squash team, ranked thirteenth nationally, traveled to Boston to take on Harvard University. The top-ranked Crimson shut out Bates, who were playing without sophomore All-American Nessrine Ariffin, their number one player. Junior Rakey Drammeh, freshman Laure...

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