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Time Management for Athletes: Advice for Balancing Athletics and Academic Work

Jack Howard

September 19, 2018

The essential skill of balancing many facets of life in harmony is referred to as “time management.” For the majority of college students, time management proves to be a difficult and stressful task. Balancing friends, significant relationships, schoolwork, class time, and extracurricular activities...

How to Naviagate Bates Athletics

September 19, 2018

The college admissions process can by scary enough, even without the added stress of trying to make a team. For about half of the incoming class of 2022 however, this was a reality. While some were worrying about test scores, gpa and the common app; others tacked on maintaining their plus/minus, fastest...

Shooting for Excellence in the “Pineland Super XC Shootout”

September 19, 2018

This Saturday, Sept. 15, the Bates women’s cross-country team competed in what may very well be the most fantastically named dual-meet in the history of the sport. Running at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester, Maine, the Bobcats went head-to-head in a 5K against Tufts to see how both teams stood at...

Softball Team Sweeps Colby

Max Petrie

May 2, 2018

The Bates softball team has had an impressive regular season, culminating with a sweep of rival Colby this past weekend. With their 20-13 record (5-7 in the NESCAC), they are headed to the NESCAC tournament. Read More »...

Frisbee Teams Fight Rainy and Cold Short Term Weather

May 2, 2018

The weather forecasts might have finally climbed above 50, but it seems to me that Bates is about to experience another cold front. Coldfront, the Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team is the unofficial spring varsity sport. So far this year the A team has a record of 18-1, winning a bid to Nationals in a...

Men’s Field Athletes Lead Bates to a Fifth Place Finish at NESCAC Championships

May 2, 2018

The men’s track and field team competed at the NESCAC Championships last Saturday, April 28 at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. The Bobcats placed fifth out of 11 teams, with the field athletes earning all but a few of Bates’ total points. Read More »...

Why a Canadian Team Needs to Win the Stanley Cup

Why a Canadian Team Needs to Win the Stanley Cup

Hannah Palacios

May 2, 2018

I know, I know, at this point you’ve probably scoffed and switched to reading a different article, but hear me out. When you think of Hockey, what is the first thing that pops into your mind? A toothless Hoser in a tattered Canadiens jersey just playing a little pond hockey with some Timmies and an ic...

Baseball Heads to NESCAC Tournament

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

Max Petrie

May 2, 2018

The Bates baseball team is tournament bound. After splitting a doubleheader with Tufts on Saturday, they end the NESCAC regular season in a tie for second place in the NESCAC East Division and enter the tournament for the second season in a row. On this success, Jon Lindgren ’20 says, “Just makin...

A Tough Week for Bates Women’s Softball Team

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

So Kim

April 4, 2018

The Bates women’s softball team has had an unbelievable start to the season so far. With nine wins total, captain Victoria Fitzgerald ’18 comments about what she thinks has contributed to the team’s success. "Our trust in each other, ourselves, and the process has been a main contributor to our...

Men’s Lax Dominates Endicott College

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

Hannah Palacios

April 4, 2018

It was an outstanding week for Bates’ men’s lacrosse team. Coming off a tough loss versus Williams, the Bobcats headed into a non-conference matchup versus the Endicott College Gulls with redemption on their mind. The Gulls came out strong, putting four goals up, before senior captain Clarke Jones ’...

An Interview with a Bates Alumnae: Abigail Abbott ’17

An Interview with a Bates Alumnae: Abigail Abbott ’17

Hannah Palacios

April 4, 2018

Sure, it’s posted on the face of every Bates brochure; job outcomes after graduation from Bates College are near perfect. A staggering 99.5% of the class of 2017 reported being settled. But do we actually see this affect back on campus? In my experience, yes. I sat down with Abigail Abbott ’17, an Edu...

From Practical to Weird: Supersitions in Sports

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

April 4, 2018

If you talk to any athlete at Bates, you’ll find that each has their own unique pre-competition routine. While many of these actions are practical and are done out of necessity, others may seem odd and nonsensical. People in all walks of life hold personal superstitions. However, athletes may be the...

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