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Men’s and women’s swimming sweeps Norwich, falls to Middlebury

Men’s and women’s swimming sweeps Norwich, falls to Middlebury

Alex Henrie

January 16, 2013

Following a strenuous eight day training trip to Florida, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams finished their winter break in Northfield, Vermont, enjoying a cakewalk over Norwich University before falling to Middlebury. The men wasted no time in blasting the Cadets 225-74. They were l...

Women’s squash opens 2013 play

Women’s squash opens 2013 play

Alex Henrie

January 16, 2013

Fresh out of winter break, the women’s squash team, ranked thirteenth nationally, traveled to Boston to take on Harvard University. The top-ranked Crimson shut out Bates, who were playing without sophomore All-American Nessrine Ariffin, their number one player. Junior Rakey Drammeh, freshman Laure...

RG-Knee? Don’t blame Shanahan

Matt Feren

January 16, 2013

For anyone who watched last weekend’s contest between the Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins, it would have been hard to miss the pain through which Washington rookie phenom Robert Griffin III played. After aggravating a knee injury he suffered weeks ago during the first quarter, Griffin stayed in the game. While game, Griffin was clearly hurt and the Redskins were defeated ...

Men’s squash looks to rebound from three game skid

Men's squash looks to rebound from three game skid

Kyle Olehnik

January 16, 2013

 After starting their season 6-1, the men’s squash team stumbled during a tough road trip on which they faced two of the top three teams in the country. It could have been the long Christmas break. It could have been the pure dominance of their post-break opponents. Whatever it was, the Bobcats men...

CBB Champs! Football team beats Bowdoin and Colby to clinch CBB title for the first time since 2002

CBB Champs! Football team beats Bowdoin and Colby to clinch CBB title for the first time since 2002

Doug Steinberg

November 7, 2012

Bates Football earned the 2012 Colby-Bates-Bowdoin trophy this past weekend with a hard-fought 14-6 victory over the Bowdoin Polar Bears in Brunswick, Maine. The win moves Bates to 4-3, with a strong chance to beat Hamilton next weekend and finish the season 5-3. Although the game was played at Bowdoin...

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