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Men’s hockey sweeps trio of weekend games to keep playoff hopes alive

Men’s hockey sweeps trio of weekend games to keep playoff hopes alive

Doug Steinberg

January 30, 2013

The Bates men’s hockey team may have saved their hopes for a playoff berth after winning three games in a row this past weekend. The Bobcats traveled to MIT on Friday, where they defeated the Engineers 4-3 in a dramatic comeback victory. Junior goaltender Garrett Johnson shined in his first officia...

Pless rewrites shot put record, men’s and women’s track are successful at BU, USM

Pless rewrites shot put record, men’s and women’s track are successful at BU, USM

Doug Steinberg

January 30, 2013

The Bates track and field team traveled to Boston University on Saturday to compete in the Terrier Invitational. The Bobcats competed against a wide field of Division I and Division III teams, and also sent athletes to compete in the University of Southern Maine invitational. The men’s team had an i...

Men’s Ice Hockey wins, loses and draws in weekend home stand

Men’s Ice Hockey wins, loses and draws in weekend home stand

Doug Steinberg

January 23, 2013

Bates men’s hockey beat Bridgewater State on Friday, tied Roger Williams on Saturday, then lost to MIT on Sunday during a grueling three-game home stand this past weekend. Friday’s game against Bridgewater State marked the season debut of key Bobcat Sean Thomas, Bates’ leading scorer in each of...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving both lose to Bowdoin, rebound to beat Colby

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving both lose to Bowdoin, rebound to beat Colby

Doug Steinberg

January 23, 2013

Both Bates swimming and diving teams swam well this past weekend, as the Bobcats hosted Bowdoin on Friday before traveling to Colby on Saturday. The women’s team narrowly missed upsetting the Bowdoin Polar Bears, losing 149-139, as the fate of the entire meet came down to the last relay (the 400m f...

Men’s track and field wins Tufts Invitational, women place third

Men’s track and field wins Tufts Invitational, women place third

Doug Steinberg

January 16, 2013

In an impressive showing, the #8 nationally-ranked men’s track and field team took home first place out of ten teams at the Tufts Invitational on Saturday, while the women’s team also performed well by placing third. While the men’s team did win the overall tournament, the Bobcats actually onl...

Men’s Basketball Beats Colby, Loses to Bowdoin in OT Thriller

Men’s Basketball Beats Colby, Loses to Bowdoin in OT Thriller

Doug Steinberg

January 16, 2013

Bates men’s basketball faced a tough road trip this past weekend, traveling to face NESCAC opponents Colby and Bowdoin on Friday and Saturday. The Bobcats convincingly defeated Colby 66-56 behind a strong defensive performance, but lost a heartbreaker to Bowdoin on Saturday, as the Bobcats were edged 61-6...

CBB Champs! Football team beats Bowdoin and Colby to clinch CBB title for the first time since 2002

CBB Champs! Football team beats Bowdoin and Colby to clinch CBB title for the first time since 2002

Doug Steinberg

November 7, 2012

Bates Football earned the 2012 Colby-Bates-Bowdoin trophy this past weekend with a hard-fought 14-6 victory over the Bowdoin Polar Bears in Brunswick, Maine. The win moves Bates to 4-3, with a strong chance to beat Hamilton next weekend and finish the season 5-3. Although the game was played at Bowdoin...

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