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Men’s Basketball Concludes Rocky Season 7-17

February 13, 2019

Well, they say all good things must come to an end. It appears that there will be no postseason this year for men’s basketball. The 76-73 loss to Trinity on Friday Feb. 9 effectively ends the season for the Bobcats, who needed a win and some help from other teams to find their way into the playoffs. ...

No Underhill? New Coach? No Problem.

January 30, 2019

Men’s hockey overcomes adversity and looks to end 2019 with triumph The men’s hockey team has seen two critical road bumps at the start of the 2018-19 season. One, Underhill Arena, the team’s home rink and site for tremendous school attendance and support has been under construction with a broken...

New Golf Simulator Draws Praise and Ire

January 30, 2019

Merrill Gymnasium is home to a variety of facilities enjoyed by both the Bates community and the public. Recently, the athletic department has moved forward with the construction of a golf simulator in one of the two convertible squash and racketball courts on the second floor. Read More »...

Athlete Spotlight: Anna Barrow ‘22

Eleanor Boyle

January 30, 2019

Before going to bed, most Bates students probably are not thinking about waking up before six the next morning to brave freezing temperatures, rain, or even snow in order to work out for an hour and half knowing that they’ll have to go back and do it for two more hours later that same day. For memb...

Big Trio of Wins this Weekend for Women’s Squash

January 30, 2019

The no. 19 nationally ranked Bates Women’s Squash team has had a roller coaster of a season so far with five losses and five wins. This weekend, Jan. 25-26, was a big one for the Bobcats as they played against Tufts (L 6-3), William Smith (W 7-2), Mount Holyoke (W 8-1) and Amherst (W 5-4). This w...

Who Knew Bates Skiing Was a Family Business?

January 30, 2019

Bates Nordic Skiing captain Kaelyn Woods ’20 has led the women’s team in every race dating back to the start of the 2018 season, including the start of 2019. She is on a terrific run, slowly writing her way into the Bates skiing record books. After every race Woods is able to celebrate her succes...

Swim & Dive Pounces on Panthers

January 17, 2019

The Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving teams came out strong in their first meet since the start of winter break, each team solidly beating Middlebury last Sunday, Jan. 13, in the Panther’s home pool. This marks Bates’s fifth victory over a NESCAC opponent this season, each team having only l...

MIT MIT: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Meet for Indoor Track

January 17, 2019

Last Saturday, the women’s Track and Field team traveled down to Cambridge, Mass. to compete against MIT and Colby for their first meet of the indoor season. This meet served as an ideal opportunity for the Bobcats to show their abilities after several weeks of preseason training.  Read More »...

There’s Still Hope for Men’s Basketball

January 17, 2019

Starting the year 4-12 isn’t the way they drew it up, but there are still plenty of reasons to watch the Men’s Basketball team this season. This past weekend, the team welcomed the Middlebury Panthers and the Williams Ephs for two home conference games. For those who don’t know, Middlebury and Wi...

Men’s Track & Field Comes Down to Wire with MIT

January 17, 2019

The men’s track and field team set a high standard in their first meet of the season against MIT and Colby, placing second to MIT with a tight score of 149-140. This disparity of nine points marks what is likely the best performance Bates has shown at this annual meet against MIT. Read More &ra...

Ski Teams Impress at St. Lawrence Carnival

January 17, 2019

Most Bobcats finished their travel plans as they transitioned back into another semester at Bates. The Nordic and Alpine Ski teams, however, could not get too comfortable in Maine. Both teams drove six hours to Lake Placid, New York, for their first Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association Carnival ra...

Robbie Montanaro ‘19 and Emma Patterson ‘19: Two senior athletes reflect on their athletic career and experience at Bates

November 28, 2018

Senior year of college is full of ‘lasts’—last first day, last 80’s, last fall break—and for Bates athletes, also a last game. It is inevitable, but that does not mean that after four years they are anywhere near prepared. The athletes at Bates, just by applying, have made a commitment to bo...

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