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Celebrating Amelia Wilhelm ‘18: Bates Rower earns finalist distinction for NCAA Woman of the Year

November 7, 2018

Every day at Bates, close to half of the student population has to juggle the commitments of a varsity sports team in addition to their academic obligations. These student-athletes must foster great time...

Ice Hockey Overcomes Broken Ice Rink

November 7, 2018

As the both the days and nights start to dip below freezing, and the first snowflakes of the season start to stick, it means that winter is fast approaching. And with winter comes the start of hockey season. Since...

Field Hockey Tops Endicott with Strong Second Half, Falls to No. 1 Middlebury

October 24, 2018

While many students went home, visited family, or traveled with friends over October break, the field hockey team stayed at Bates to play some of their final games of the season. On Oct. 18, Bates...

Tara Ellard ‘22 of Women’s Cross Country Discusses Her Experience as a Stand-Out First Year Runner

October 24, 2018

As a first-year, I have only been on the women’s cross country team for a little over two months, but it didn’t take me any time at all to realize what a talented, strong group of women they are. Their...

Batsies Take to the Outdoors During October Break

October 24, 2018

The Bates Outing Club (BOC) organized three trips over fall break: a multi-sport and backpacking trip which each went to North Conway, N.H. and a People of Color (POC) trip that went to both Camden Hills...

Coach Hall Looks to Enliven Bates Football

Head Football Coach Malik Hall’s high energy  demeanor captured during a practice this season. PHYLLIS GRABER JENSEN/BATES COLLEGE
October 24, 2018

Last year marked Head Football Coach Mark Harriman’s 20th and final season. The Bobcats capped off Harriman’s final season with a record of 2-7. Their only two wins were against Bowdoin and Colby,...

Talia Regenstein ‘19 on Post Athletics Life

October 24, 2018

Athletics is a very large part of the Bates community. Tour guides jokingly tell potential students that you could throw a ball in Commons and someone from one of the 30+ varsity teams will be there to...

A New Wave in Off-Campus Activity

October 3, 2018

When you think of the surf lifestyle, the Northeast—and Maine—probably is not the first thing you think of. However, surfing at Bates has a substantial following and is only growing. “It...

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...

Women’s Volleyball Falls to Middlebury

October 3, 2018

On Sept. 28, in the historic Alumni Gym at Bates, the Middlebury Panthers (7-2, 1-1 NESCAC) took on the Bates Bobcats (5-3, 1-2 NESCAC) in a primetime matchup. Both teams have prolific histories and are...

Alumni Update: Julia Rafferty ‘14

October 3, 2018

While many student-athletes at Bates graduate ready to leave behind the hectic schedule of a student-athlete, Julia Rafferty ‘14 had no such intention. Now, more than four years after graduation, Rafferty...

Something’s in the Air: Men’s Soccer adds to success with overtime Trinity defeat

October 3, 2018

Reminiscent of a year ago, the Bates men’s soccer team found themselves in double overtime this past Saturday, Sept. 29, against the Trinity Bantams. Thanks to a game winning goal by team captain Peder...

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