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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
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...

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...

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...

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
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...

Squash Teams Are off to a Strong Start

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

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...

Women’s Cross Country Dominates at DIII Regionals Meet

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

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...

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
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...

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...

Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Team is Optimistic about Upcoming Season

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT
November 8, 2017

As the Bates men’s and women’s swimming and diving team gets ready to start their season, there is plenty of optimism from the athletes. Coming off of the success in NESCACs last year, they feel that...

Bobcats Takes Down Bowdoin to Claim Fourth Straight CBB Title

Bobcats celebrate after their victory over Bowdoin to claim their fourth consecutive CBB Title
November 8, 2017

It was a great day to be a Bobcat on Saturday, November 6. The football team beat the Bowdoin Polar Bears 24-17 to capture the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin (CBB) title for a team-record fourth consecutive year....

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