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No Sports? No Problem. Here’s 15 of the Best Modern Sporting Events to Re-Watch

April 2, 2020

Many Americans didn’t consider the COVID-19 pandemic seriously until the NBA announced that it would be suspending its season. Shortly after, the NCAA cancelled its upcoming national championships, including the “March Madness” basketball tournament. American sports fans remained hopeful as the PG...

Simmons and Berube Shatter Bates Pole Vaulting Record

Jack Howard

February 26, 2020

Sophomores Lily Simmons and Lauren Berube do a lot together. They are both math majors, roommates, and teammates on the women’s track team. And following the Maine State Invitational Meet, both Berube and Simmons now share the Bates Women’s pole vault school record. Three quarters of an inch is ...

Field Hockey Fundraises for Suicide Prevention

October 3, 2018

Off the field, the Bates Field Hockey team is helping to lead a fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). Taylor Haugh ‘19, who started the field hockey fundraising efforts a few years back, feels a personal connection to the cause. Two years ago, Haugh lost one of her close...

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