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Bobcat Bites for 1/19/22

Bobcat Bites for 1/19/22

January 18, 2022

After a month-long break and the surge of another COVID-19 variant, the Athletic Department at Bates is back in the swing of things. As always, if a member or a coach of a club or varsity team would like...

Junior Guard Kayla Bridgeman took The Student through the 24 hours before the women’s basketball team’s big win against Hamilton College.

The 24 Before With Women’s Basketball Guard Kayla Bridgeman ’23

Kayla Bridgeman, Contributing Writer January 18, 2022

Kayla Bridgeman and the Bates women’s basketball team currently hold a 11-3 overall record while remaining undefeated in NESCAC play. On Friday night, the team beat the No. 3 nationally ranked Amherst...

The women’s basketball team celebrates during their dramatic and impressive win over No. 3 nationally ranked Amherst on Friday night.

Hodin’s Hoops Corner: Women Thrive, Steph Baxter Excels

Robbie Hodin, Assistant Sports Editor January 18, 2022

National Championship (WBB) and NESCAC Player of the Year (MBB) Watch The Bates Women’s Basketball Team The Bates women’s basketball team is making waves this season, both within the NESCAC and nationally....

Ranking the NESCAC Mascot Costumes: An Emotional and Spiritual Journey

Ranking the NESCAC Mascot Costumes: An Emotional and Spiritual Journey

Ellie Wolfe, Managing Sports Editor January 18, 2022

The other day while I was tapping through Instagram stories and minding my own business, I came across a post from a girl I went to high school with. She’s a varsity athlete at Trinity College, a NESCAC...

Starting next semester, Underhill Arena will turn back into an ice rink and testing will move into the Muskie Archives.

COVID-19 Testing to Move from Underhill Arena

Ellie Wolfe, Managing Sports Editor December 8, 2021

After a year and a half serving as the COVID-19 testing center, Underhill Arena will be converted back into an ice hockey rink on Dec. 15. Next semester, testing will be conducted in the Muskie Archives. Vice...

Straight Out The Lew on NFL and CFB

Straight Out The Lew on NFL and CFB

Dylan Azcarate, Luke Linnehan, and Chris Cimino December 8, 2021

What is Your Hottest NFL Take for the Remainder of the Season? Dylan Azcarate: The Colts win at least one playoff game. Frank Reich seemed to be on the hot seat early this season as the Colts started...

Bri Gadaleta ‘23 helped rally the Bates Women’s Basketball team to a dominant 79-45 win over Clark University.

Women’s Basketball Just Misses National Ranking, Men Look to Improve on 3-3 Record

Robbie Hodin, Columnist December 8, 2021

Women’s Basketball Sees Amazing 6-1 Season Start Despite their incredibly hot start to the season, women’s basketball currently finds itself on the outside of the national rankings, according to...

Bobcat Bites for December 8

Bobcat Bites for December 8

Ellie Wolfe, Managing Sports Editor December 8, 2021

GAME RECAPS: Women’s Swimming and Diving Win Maine State Meet: For the sixth consecutive year, the team placed first at the meet; which, since the event has only been occurring for six years, makes...

Bobcat Bites for December 1

Bobcat Bites for December 1

Ellie Wolfe, Managing Sports Editor December 1, 2021

Seven Fall Athletes Named to NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Team: Those selected were chosen by the players and coaches from their teams to honor their commitment to sportsmanship. In addition, they must be...

Bobcat Bites for November 17

Bobcat Bites for November 17

Ellie Wolfe, Managing Sports Editor November 17, 2021

GAMES: Cross Country: The men’s and women’s cross country teams ran at the NCAA East Regional Competition on Saturday, placing fourth and third respectively. The men received their 10th ever team...

The women’s basketball team hopes to see a successful season this winter.

Hodin’s Hoops Corner: Things are Looking Up for Bates WBB

Robbie Hodin, Columnist November 17, 2021

I sat down with Coach Alison Montgomery of the Bates women’s basketball team to discuss her thoughts on what the team could look like this season, and let me tell you, we could be in for a really special...

The captains of the track and field teams sat down with Student reporter Anna Cole ‘25 to discuss their hopes for this year’s indoor season.

Indoor Track and Field Captains Reflect on Coming Season

Anna Cole, Contributing Writer November 17, 2021

The Bates indoor track and field team took a breath of fresh air this year—and not just because they can stop wearing masks during practices and competitions. The season, which began on Nov. 1, is their...

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