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Women’s Basketball Ready for Fresh Start

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT
February 7, 2018

For the Bates women’s basketball team, this season has not been what they wanted it to be. With a 7-16 record overall and a 1-8 record in the NESCAC, expectations have not been met for what they wanted...

Maine State Championships: Men’s Track and Field Falls to Bowdoin

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT
February 7, 2018

On January 4, Bates hosted the 50th Maine State Meet Indoor Championships. While the Bobcats put forward a solid performance, it was not enough to overcome No. 20 Bowdoin. By the end of the meet, Bowdoin...

Men’s Basketball Find Mixed Results in Connecticut

February 6, 2018

Last Saturday, Jan. 20, the Bobcats kept the crowd at their edge of their seats as they barely edged the Jumbos 77-75. This past weekend, after coming off of an exhilarating victory at Tufts, the men’s...

Alpine Ski Teams Bring Home Impressive Results

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT
January 31, 2018

This past week saw numerous personal and team bests for the men’s and women’s Alpine ski teams at the St. Michaels and Colby Carnivals respectively. Senior captain Sierra Ryder ‘18 led the way,...

Men’s Track and Field Divide and Conquer at USM and BU

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT
January 31, 2018

On January 28, the men’s track and field team split up to tackle the University of Southern Maine (USM) Invitational, where Bates placed first out of four teams, and the University of Boston’s John...

Men’s Club Hockey Team Works through Tough Injuries

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT
January 31, 2018

The men’s club hockey team had back-to-back games on Thursday and Friday, January 25 and 26. In the action on Thursday, they defeated Thomas College by a score of 3-2. On Friday, they dropped the game...

Nordic Ski Teams Compete at St. Michael’s Carnival, Placing Eighth

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT
January 24, 2018

On January 20-21, the men’s and women’s nordic ski teams competed in the St. Michael’s Carnival at Sleepy Hollow in Huntington, Vermont. Parker McDonald ’18 and Kaelyn Woods ’20 led the men’s...

Bates Throwers Discuss their Craft

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT
January 24, 2018

As a mid-distance runner for Bates’ track and field team, I train for races by running workouts on Merrill’s indoor track. Every workout I run past where the throwers train but am unaware of the...

Women’s Basketball Falls to Tufts

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT
January 24, 2018

On Saturday, January 20, the women’s basketball team played at home against Tufts, a team that is ranked eighth in the country. The game started out tight but the Bobcats fell behind and unfortunately...

Squash Teams Are Confident About 2018

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT
January 24, 2018

For both the men’s and women’s squash teams, the beginning of the second half of the season has been a tough road. The women’s team has dropped three matches and won one in January, while the men...

Women’s Track and Field Gives 100 Percent for Opening Meet

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT
January 17, 2018

The first meet for the women’s indoor track and field season was a thrilling mixture of excitement, grit, determination, effort, tough losses and triumphant victories. The meet was held at Bates on Saturday,...

Winter Athletes Brave Frigid Temperatures

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT
January 17, 2018

While training over winter break can be arduous at the best of times for Bates athletes, this year was especially harsh due to the bitter cold and treacherous weather that persisted in the latter half...

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