Stories from March 2006
Students return to discuss New Orleans service trip

Monday, March 6, 2006 12:00 am

Two Bates College students who traveled to New Orleans during February break to work on construction projects with Habitat for Humanity will discuss their experience at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College.

Middle East expert to discuss volatile mix of religion and politics

Monday, March 6, 2006 12:00 am

Charles Kimball, professor of comparative religion at the Wake Forest University Divinity School, will give a presentation titled "Hope for the Perilous Journey Ahead: Engaging the Volatile Mix of Religion and Politics in Christianity, Judaism and Islam" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave., at Bates College. The public is invited to attend the 2006 Bertha May Bell Andrews Lecture, sponsored by the chaplain's office, free of charge. For more information, call the chaplain's office at 207-786-8272.

Bates women's season ends in overtime against Bridgewater, 71-69

Friday, March 3, 2006 2:37 pm

Shannon Scales hit back-to-back three-pointers in the final 34 seconds of overtime to lift the Bridgewater College women's basketball team over Bates College 71-69 in the opening round of the NCAA Division III tournament Friday.

Bridgewater's late threes sink women's basketball team in NCAAs

Friday, March 3, 2006 12:00 am

The Bates College women's basketball team's season seemed nearly assured of extending into the second round of the NCAA tournament, but then the Bobcats' March turned mad. Bridgewater (Va.) College scored nine straight points on a trio of three-pointers at the end of overtime to tip Bates 71-69, ending its season at 19-9.

Reilly, Ray, Stockwell earn NESCAC men's basketball honors

Wednesday, March 1, 2006 3:04 pm

Bates College head coach Joe Reilly was named Coach of the Year and juniors Zak Ray and Rob Stockwell each made the All-NESCAC Second Team for the second year in a row as postseason honors were announced for men's basketball Wednesday by the New England Small College Athletic Conference.

Coffin named NESCAC Player of the Year; Barton, Kostakis also honored

Wednesday, March 1, 2006 2:45 pm

Bates College junior Meg Coffin was recognized as the premier women's basketball player in the New England Small College Athletic Conference on Wednesday, while sophomore teammates Sarah Barton and Matia Kostakis also earned league honors.

Maine homeless persons to present drama 'Hear Our Stories, Know Our Names'

Wednesday, March 1, 2006 12:00 am

The Bates College Office of the Chaplain and the college's Hunger and Homelessness Committee present "Hear Our Stories, Know Our Names," a drama performed by Maine homeless persons at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 2, in Chase Hall Lounge, 53 Campus Ave., Bates College. Open to the public free of charge, the performance is a collaboration of the Preble Street Resource Center, the Haymarket Fund and the Economic Justice Program of the Maine Council of Churches. Donations to the resource center and the justice program will be accepted. For more information, call the chaplain's office at 207-786-8272.

Three days, three big concerts

Wednesday, March 1, 2006 12:00 am

Maine's best-known pianist, a classical guitarist offering an evening of South American music, and performers from the Portland Chamber Music Festival make this a can't-miss weekend for music lovers at Bates College. All three concerts take place in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Coffin, Reilly honored as NESCAC basketball awards are released

Wednesday, March 1, 2006 12:00 am

The success of Bates College's men's and women's basketball teams this season translated into awards announced by the New England Small College Athletic Conference on Wednesday.

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