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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

Jack McLarnon, Staff Cartoonist & Writer

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, January 13, and was a three-way competition between MIT, Colby, and our own Bobcats. Althoug...

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 of the break. With temperatures consistently dropping into the single digits, often in addition to frigid ...

Swimming and Diving Team Defeats Middlebury and Remains Undefeated

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

Max Petrie

January 17, 2018

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are off to great starts for the 2017-18 season. With three meets down, they have not lost and have high expectations for what is to come. Chris Lee ’18 says, "We have Midd, Colby and Bowdoin coming up in the next two weeks, and I think they present us ...

Alpine Ski Teams Eager to Make Their 2018 Debut

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

January 17, 2018

2017 marked a hard-fought and successful season for the men’s and women’s alpine ski teams. On the men’s side, Michael Cooper ‘19 became the first Bates male alpine ski racer to receive an NCAA Championship invitation. Sierra Ryder ‘18 ranked 23rd on the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Associat...

Men’s Hockey Excites the Crowd With Close Win Against WIT

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

January 17, 2018

Bates’ men’s hockey team started out the second half of their season with a bang at Underhill Arena Saturday, January 13. After losing some key games to end the first half of the season, including a devastating 13-4 loss to Thomas College, the team was back and ready to fight in the first compet...

Cook ’18 Earns All-America Honors To Cap Off Her Last XC Season

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

Sarah Rothmann

December 11, 2017

December is the time of year when all Fall courses come to a close, capped off with a daunting finals week. A never ending string of exams, papers, and group projects quickly bombard students as deadlines lurk around the corner. Imagine if during the stress of tackling all of the end of semester asse...

Squash Teams Are off to a Strong Start

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

Max Petrie

December 11, 2017

For the men’s squash team, the season couldn’t be off to a better start.  In four matches, they have gone 4-0, winning three by margins of 9-0 and the last 7-2.  These matches have come against Bowdoin, Connecticut College, Vassar, and Haverford.  As of right now, the team is nationally ...

Women’s Basketball Overcomes Maine-Augusta; Davenport ’18 Scores 1000th Career Point

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

December 11, 2017

On December 2, the women’s basketball team won an exciting home game against the Moose from the University of Maine at Augusta (Maine-Augusta) 67-58. During this game, Nina Davenport ’18 became the 20th person in Bates women’s basketball history to score 1,000 points during her career at Bates. Re...

Women’s Cross Country Dominates at DIII Regionals Meet

Women’s cross country runners get ready to take off.

Jack McLarnon, Staff Cartoonist & Writer

November 15, 2017

This Saturday, November 11, the women’s cross country team competed in the NCAA Division III New England Regional Meet in Gorham, Maine on the Gorham Country Club golf course, the home course for the University of Southern Maine. Out of 56 teams, Bates finished in an impressive fifth place, thanks to an ou...

SAAC Raises Money for Hurricane Relief, Future Goals Include Mindfulness Projects and Field Day

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

November 15, 2017

Varsity, club, and intramural sports are a tremendous aspect of a student-athlete’s experience at Bates. Although participating in competitions and attending regular practices are a significant part of these athletics programs, as student athletes, it is also important to always consider one’s role...

Intramural Sports Offer an Array of Athletic Opportunities for Students

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

Max Petrie

November 15, 2017

Speaking about maintaining his health through his participation in intramural basketball, Brian Daly ’18 says, "I do it to make up for all the drinking." Ayden Eickhoff ’19 says, "I enjoy playing intramural sports because they create friendly competition in a low-stakes environment." Whatever the r...

Men’s Cross Country Finishes Season Strong at Regionals

November 15, 2017

The men’s cross country team competed at the NCAA Regional Championships in Gorham, Maine on November 11 and came away with a solid fifth place finish. This is the strongest showing that Bates has had at the Regional Championships since 2013. Read More »...

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