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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...

Athletic Facilities See Significant Summer Updates

A laser-guided land leveler prepares the Russell Street soccer field for its new sod in mid-June. (Theophil Syslo/Bates College)

October 2, 2019

This summer, numerous athletic facilities finally received much-needed upgrades, updates, or complete replacement. While many other facets of Bates such as student living and academic buildings have seen upgrades or new infrastructure, athletics has lagged a bit behind. However, athletic director Ja...

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