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Men’s Basketball Beats Colby, Loses to Bowdoin in OT Thriller

Bates men’s basketball faced a tough road trip this past weekend, traveling to face NESCAC opponents Colby and Bowdoin on Friday and Saturday. The Bobcats convincingly defeated Colby 66-56 behind a strong defensive performance, but lost a heartbreaker to Bowdoin on Saturday, as the Bobcats were edged 61-60 in overtime. Against Colby, the Bobcats played […]

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

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 led by Andrew Buehler, Venkatesh Duvvuri, and Andrew Briggs, […]

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Women’s squash opens 2013 play

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 Lauren Williams, and senior Ali Bragg all played well, but could not come […]

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RG-Knee? Don’t blame Shanahan

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 […]

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

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, the Bobcats possibly had just […]