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Men’s basketball falls to Tufts, new logo unveiled at halftime

Men’s basketball falls to Tufts, new logo unveiled at halftime

January 30, 2013

Clinging to the eighth and final NESCAC playoff spot, the men’s basketball team took the court against the visiting Tufts Jumbos on Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats were hot from the field to start the game, and built a big lead behind contributions from sophomore Graham Safford and senior Eddie Bogdanovich....

Men’s squash has 3-1 week, blows out BC on Senior Night

Men’s squash has 3-1 week, blows out BC on Senior Night

Alex Henrie

January 30, 2013

As their season draws to a close, the Bates men’s squash team was back in action last week looking to rebound from a tough recent stretch of matches. Ranked fourteenth in the nation, the men took on Bowdoin on Wednesday. "I always love beating Bowdoin, it’s more than just a squash rivalry: it’s ...

Pless rewrites shot put record, men’s and women’s track are successful at BU, USM

Pless rewrites shot put record, men’s and women’s track are successful at BU, USM

Doug Steinberg

January 30, 2013

The Bates track and field team traveled to Boston University on Saturday to compete in the Terrier Invitational. The Bobcats competed against a wide field of Division I and Division III teams, and also sent athletes to compete in the University of Southern Maine invitational. The men’s team had an i...

Bobcat of the Week: Sean Thomas ’14

January 30, 2013

Junior Sean Thomas had a stellar weekend for Bates hockey, carrying the Bobcats’ offense through a tough stretch of games. The forward from Mississauga, Ontario scored an astounding nine goals in three games. Thomas had all four goals for Bates in a comeback win over MIT, and again scored every goal in a ...

Women’s track beats Maine, wins meet, men place second at Bates Invitational

AJ Debenedictis

January 23, 2013

The Bates men’s track and field team claimed second place at the Bates Maine Invitational meet, finishing only behind the Division 1 University of Maine. The Bobcats finished only 47 points behind the Black Bears, posting 193 points in the meet. Also in attendance were the University of Southern Maine, St. Joseph’s College, Colby, ...

Bettman to blame for NHL lockout

Bettman to blame for NHL lockout

Ty Silvey

January 23, 2013

On Saturday, the boys of the NHL finally laced up their skates and hit the ice once again, beginning their lockout-shortened quest for the Stanley Cup. Finally, the hockey gods answered the prayers of countless fans across the United States and Canada, and an agreement was reached to end the labor dispute...

Women’s squash beats Amherst, has tough weekend at Yale

Women’s squash beats Amherst, has tough weekend at Yale

Alex Henrie

January 23, 2013

Following a disappointing previous week, the Bates women’s squash team took on visiting Amherst last Tuesday night. The Bobcats, ranked thirteenth nationally, came away with a comfortable 6-3 victory in the NESCAC matchup. Cheri-Ann Parris stepped into the No. 1 position in the absence of All-American Nesrine Ari...

Men’s basketball beats Conn College, falls to Wesleyan

Men’s basketball beats Conn College, falls to Wesleyan

Kyle Olehnik

January 23, 2013

Following a weekend in which the men’s basketball team split contests at rivals Colby and Bowdoin, the men returned home to continue their quest for a NESCAC playoff berth. This past Friday, the Bobcats took to the court to face Connecticut College in an important NESCAC game. The atmosphere on campus was festive to say the least fol...

Men’s squash beats Amherst, falls to Trio of Top-10 opponents

Men’s squash beats Amherst, falls to Trio of Top-10 opponents

Alex Henrie

January 23, 2013

The fourteenth-ranked men’s squash team continued its winning ways in NESCAC play last Tuesday, when they took on Amherst in a home match at the Bates Squash Center. The Bobcats dominated from start to finish, winning the match 9-0 and dropping only two games total. Ahmed Abdel Khalek won in strai...

Men’s Ice Hockey wins, loses and draws in weekend home stand

Men’s Ice Hockey wins, loses and draws in weekend home stand

Doug Steinberg

January 23, 2013

Bates men’s hockey beat Bridgewater State on Friday, tied Roger Williams on Saturday, then lost to MIT on Sunday during a grueling three-game home stand this past weekend. Friday’s game against Bridgewater State marked the season debut of key Bobcat Sean Thomas, Bates’ leading scorer in each of...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving both lose to Bowdoin, rebound to beat Colby

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving both lose to Bowdoin, rebound to beat Colby

Doug Steinberg

January 23, 2013

Both Bates swimming and diving teams swam well this past weekend, as the Bobcats hosted Bowdoin on Friday before traveling to Colby on Saturday. The women’s team narrowly missed upsetting the Bowdoin Polar Bears, losing 149-139, as the fate of the entire meet came down to the last relay (the 400m f...

Women’s basketball falls to Conn College, beats buzzer against Wesleyan

Women’s basketball falls to Conn College, beats buzzer against Wesleyan

Alex Henrie

January 23, 2013

Fresh off their outright sweep of CBB play last weekend, the Bates women’s basketball team returned to action over the weekend to take on a pair of Connecticut schools. On Friday night, the Lady Cats squared off against Connecticut College. Despite another big game from senior Allie Beaulieu, Bates came up short in...

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