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Brand New Ballgame: Baseball Starts Season in Good Form

Brand New Ballgame: Baseball Starts Season in Good Form

Zach Marchick, Assistant Sports Editor March 22, 2023

Bates Baseball, 4-2, has gotten off to a hot start and shows no signs of slowing down. The team kicked off the 2023 season over February break by traveling to Kissimmee, Florida to participate in the RussMatt...

Straight Out The Lew on March Madness

Straight Out The Lew on March Madness

Chris Cimino, Dylan Azcarate , and Luke Linnehan March 22, 2023

After two rounds, who is your NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Champion? Dylan: Texas Longhorns. While the three-point shot was not there for the Longhorns in their win over Penn State, they showed...

Jillian Richardson Places 9th at Nationals, Breaks School Record

Jillian Richardson Places 9th at Nationals, Breaks School Record

Nichol Weylman-Farwell, Executive Managing Editor March 22, 2023

At the NCAA DIII indoor track and field championship last weekend in Birmingham, Alabama, senior captain Jillian Richardson finished 9th in the country and etched her name into the annals of Bobcat history...

The Bates Student Sits Down with New Mens’ Lacrosse Head Coach Dan Annino

The Bates Student Sits Down with New Mens’ Lacrosse Head Coach Dan Annino

Nichol Weylman-Farwell, Executive Managing Editor March 8, 2023

Dan Annino sat down with The Bates Student earlier this week to talk about his new position as the men’s head lacrosse coach, replacing Peter Lasagna, who had served as head coach of the program for...

Student-Athletes Share Experiences of Going Abroad in the Fall

Student-Athletes Share Experiences of Going Abroad in the Fall

Ian McAslan, Assistant Sports Editor February 15, 2023

When it comes to some of the best experiences Bates has to offer, going abroad allows students to immerse themselves in a completely different environment for an entire semester while they can continue...

Photo Story: Bates WBB Celebrates Senior Night

Photo Story: Bates WBB Celebrates Senior Night

Katherine Merisotis, Photographer February 15, 2023

All photos by Bates Student Photographer Katherine Merisotis  

Meghan Graff last year after the team won NESCACs. Credit: Katherine Merisotis 23

Meghan Graff Breaks Program Points Record; Reflects on Career

Nichol Weylman-Farwell, Executive Managing Editor February 1, 2023

With an eye-popping 44-point performance against Tufts on Jan. 21, senior Meghan Graff became the program’s all-time leading scorer, breaking Emily King’s 23-year-standing record of 1,478 points in...

Straight Out The Lew: Football Predictions

Straight Out The Lew: Football Predictions

Dylan Azcarate , Chris Cimino, and Luke Linnehan January 25, 2023

Who Will Win the AFC Championship? Dylan: Kansas City Chiefs. Patrick Mahomes has reached his fifth consecutive AFC championship game, his second in a row against Joe Burrow’s Bengals. It’s tough...

Credit: Hannah Kothari

Maine Ski Season – It’s Here!

Hannah Kothari, Digital Editor January 25, 2023

It’s no secret - Sunday River, Sugarloaf and Lost Valley are officially open for skiing and snowboarding. So, what does this mean, and how can you navigate the slopes right now?  I’m a first-year...

On the Looming Games

On the Looming Games

Kian Moaledj, Contributing Writer November 15, 2022

The World Cup begins this month in Qatar, and it will be the first time the event is hosted by an Arab and Muslim-majority country. With phase one of ticket sales surpassing 2018 figures by 385 percent,...

A Golden Generation? A Guide to the USMNT at the 2022 World Cup

A Golden Generation? A Guide to the USMNT at the 2022 World Cup

Nichol Weylman-Farwell, Executive Managing Editor November 15, 2022

Wait, you're telling me it’s November and the World Cup kicks off this month in Qatar? FIFA, what are you doing? I’ve been a USMNT fan since the stroller days, so the World Cup is almost always memorable...

Reflecting on the Houston Astros’ World Series Win

Reflecting on the Houston Astros’ World Series Win

Ian McAslan, Assistant Sports Editor November 15, 2022

On November 9, the Houston Astros cemented themselves in the history books again as World Series Champions with a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. While the win was highly anticipated by most...

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