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My Thoughts on the World Cup Draw

My Thoughts on the World Cup Draw

Nichol Weylman-Farwell, Managing Sports Editor May 10, 2022

The draw for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar happened over two weeks ago, but I guess I’m so much of a nerd that I’m still thinking about it. It’s finals week, so instead of studying (it’s overrated...

Bobcat Bites for 4/13

April 13, 2022

I have some seriously devastating news. This is the last Bobcat Bites of the season. It’s hard, it’s emotional, it’s almost too much to bear. I am trying to stay cool, but please imagine me, your...

Friends of Bates Athletics Prepares for Fourth Annual Giving Challenge

Friends of Bates Athletics Prepares for Fourth Annual Giving Challenge

Sydney Schuster April 13, 2022

This May, Friends of Bates Athletics (FBA) will be holding its fourth annual spring giving challenge. FBA is a group of alumni, parents and other generous individuals dedicated to supporting the Bates...

Former Head Football Coach Sues College for Racial Discrimination, Negligence

Former Head Football Coach Sues College for Racial Discrimination, Negligence

Ellie Wolfe, Managing Sports Editor April 8, 2022

Former Bates Head Football Coach Malik Hall filed a civil lawsuit in the U.S. District Court, District of Maine against the college yesterday, claiming he faced “severe racial discrimination” during...

Bobcat Bites for 04/06

Bobcat Bites for 04/06

April 6, 2022

My Dearest Readers,  My friends have introduced me to the television show “Bridgerton,” so now I am trying to embody my anon queen Lady Whistledown. So it’s me, Lady BobcatBitesDown. This week...

Intramural Basketball Wraps Up With a Strikingly Successful Season

Robbie Hodin, Assistant Sports Editor April 6, 2022

The 2021-22 Bates Intramural (IM) basketball season has come to an end. The COVID-19 pandemic shut down most club and intramural sports at the college in 2020, so for the league to have had such an incredibly...

New Men’s Track and Field Head Coach Curtis Johnson Looks Toward Outdoor Season

New Men’s Track and Field Head Coach Curtis Johnson Looks Toward Outdoor Season

Nichol Weylman-Farwell, Managing Sports Editor April 6, 2022

First-year men’s track and field Head Coach Curtis Johnson knows that transitions take time. After 27 years of Al “Fresh” Fereshetian and 43 years from the legendary Walter Slovenski before him,...

Four-Time All-American Elise Lambert Places Third in NCAA 800 Meters

Four-Time All-American Elise Lambert Places Third in NCAA 800 Meters

Nichol Weylman-Farwell, Managing Sports Editor March 23, 2022

Despite placing third in the 800 meter at this year’s NCAA Indoor Track Championships and becoming an All-American for the fourth time in her career, Elise Lambert ‘22 seems remarkably nonchalant about...

The women’s lacrosse team hopes to find some success this season, especially against their NESCAC rivals.

Women’s Lacrosse Hopes Hard Work and Competitive Nature Will Bring Success This Season

Nichol Weylman-Farwell, Managing Sports Editor March 16, 2022

Though just in her first season as the head coach of the women’s lacrosse team, Renee Olsen speaks as though she’s been around the team for 10. Perhaps, after two shortened seasons due to the COVID-19...

The regatta will take place at Salve Regina University in Rhode Island on April 30 and May 1.

Bates Sailing to Co-Host First-Ever National Club Championship

Ellie Wolfe, Managing Sports Editor March 16, 2022

The Bates club sailing team has always considered themselves a little bit scrappy, Ted Lutton ‘24 told me when we sat down to talk about their upcoming spring season.  While other club sports normally...

Straight Out the Lew on the Final Four

Straight Out the Lew on the Final Four

Dylan Azcarate, Luke Linnehan, and Chris Cimino March 16, 2022

Who Is in Your Final Four? Dylan Azcarate: Duke: Destiny, Coach K’s last season. That’s all that needs to be said. Duke will win the tournament. Tennessee: The SEC champs are poised to carry...

Bobcat Bites for 3/16

Bobcat Bites for 3/16

March 16, 2022

You guys, my dearest readers, my sportsing companions, I must be honest: this week there were like zero wins from Bates College sports teams. And that’s okay. Sometimes, all at once, as if in sync, all...

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