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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...

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...

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...

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...

Swim & Dive Tally Two NESCAC Wins: Men’s Team Dominated Wesleyan and Trinity, Women Win Meet in Final Relay

November 28, 2018

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams competed against Wesleyan University and Trinity College in their first meet of the year on Nov. 17 at Wesleyan. Bates came out on top against both teams,...

Women’s Cross Country Races to Historic Finish at NCAAs

November 28, 2018

As most Bates students travelled home on Nov. 17th, the women’s cross country team was in Winneconne, Wis. competing in the Division III NCAA Championship. Here, they finished 17th out of field of 32...

Men’s Cross-Country Impresses in Wisconsin at NCAAs

November 28, 2018

The men’s cross country team started their Thanksgiving break with a short, but exciting, trip to Winneconne, Wis. for the Division III NCAA Championships. The 8-kilometer race was held on Nov. 17 at...

Women’s Basketball Wins Thriller in 2-OT against UNE

November 28, 2018

On a Sunday afternoon in the historic Alumni Gym in Lewiston, Maine, the visiting University of New England (UNE) Nor’easters (2-3) took on the Bates Bobcats (2-0) in an exciting matchup. The teams were...

Motivation with Maru: An Introduction

November 7, 2018

Hello hello my feisty friends! My name is Mary Richardson, but y’all can call me Maru, I am a first-year here at Bates. I have an Instagram account called @motivationwithmaru that preaches all things...

Women’s Rowing Q & A: Liza Folsom ‘21 of women’s rowing discusses her experience on the water

November 7, 2018

Elizabeth "Liza" Folsom ‘21 is a geology major and spanish minor from Can Mateo, CA. She is a member of the women’s rowing team at Bates and was the coxswain for the team that won the Division II National...

Bates Re-envisions Sports Medicine

November 7, 2018

It is hard not to notice some of the changes in the sports medicine department at Bates this year: new faces, new techniques and an explosion of activity evident to all who pass by the trainer’s room...

Men’s Cross Country Dominates NESCAC Championships

November 7, 2018

The New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) is notoriously one of the most competitive Division III conferences in the country. Several schools such as Amherst, Williams, and Tufts are often...

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