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The Complicated Relationship Between Bates and Ice Hockey

The Complicated Relationship Between Bates and Ice Hockey

November 6, 2019

As a New Englander and a former hockey player, I can confidently say that hockey is a sport entrenched in the culture of New England. The region, when compared to other parts of America, isn’t usually elite in sports that require a lot of time outdoors, making sports like baseball, football, golf, and oth...

2013 welcomes a new bobcat

2013 welcomes a new bobcat

Katharine Sgarro

January 30, 2013

With a new year comes a new bobcat. On Saturday, January 26, the new Bates College mascot was formally introduced at halftime of the Bates-Tufts men’s basketball game. The new bobcat is a fresh take on the college’s former seventeen-year-old logo– it is both differentiable from the original mascot whi...

Bates airs “You Can Play” video

Bates airs

Sam Learner

January 30, 2013

On the Bates athletic website on January 21, Batesies saw some familiar student athletes flicker across the screen. After smashing squash balls, diving into pools, and hurling shot-puts, each student then turned to the camera with the same message to say: “If you can play, you can play.” Bates’ “You Ca...

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