Archives for "Athletics"

Thursday

July 15, 2010 3:24 pm

Campus Construction Update: Week of July 12, 2010

We all know that being able to deal effectively with boundary issues is key to a well-evolved personality. The Garcelon Field renovation passed such a developmental milestone July 8 with the completion of its concrete “anchor curb.” Meanwhile, these days “Hedge Hall is really all about steel,” says project manager Paul Farnsworth. (At last we’re past the days when it was all about drainage.) Trucks bearing Hedge Hall’s new steel skeleton should start to arrive Monday, July 19.

Thursday

July 1, 2010 3:06 pm

Campus Construction Update: Week of June 28, 2010

Hedge and Roger Williams halls have stopped shrinking and will soon start to grow. And just how green is the Garcelon Field project?

Thursday

July 1, 2010 2:36 pm

Campus Construction Update, week of June 28: Garcelon Field

How “green,” speaking environmentally and not chromatically, will the renovated Garcelon Field be? The answer’s mixed. Unlike the old grass field, the new FieldTurf playing surface will neither support wildlife nor inhale carbon dioxide. But in other ways an artificial field has significant environmental advantages over grass.

Thursday

July 1, 2010 11:36 am

Bates Athletics Celebration Dinner gathers the Bobcat faithful

The Bobcat sports year ended in late May but the cheering continued well into June with two events central to…

Friday

June 11, 2010 10:18 am

Campus Construction Update: Week of June 7, 2010

Attending Reunion? Don’t miss the groundbreaking ceremony for the Garcelon Field renovation at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at the field. And an hour earlier, you’ll have the chance to learn more about the Hedge-Roger Williams renovations.

Friday

June 11, 2010 9:49 am

Campus Construction Update: Garcelon Field renovation, week of June 7

Even forewarned, it was shocking to arrive at work on June 3 to find the Garcelon Field grandstand succumbing to the force of machines.

Thursday

June 3, 2010 11:00 am

Times-Union reports first Samuelson mother-daughter road race

The Times-Union of Albany, N.Y., reports that Joan Benoit Samuelson, the 1984 Olympic marathon gold medalist, and daughter Abby ’10…

Wednesday

June 2, 2010 12:45 pm

Bates women's rowing team repeats as national runner-up

The Bates College women’s rowing team repeated its groundbreaking feat of a year ago on Saturday, taking second place behind five-time repeat champion Williams at the NCAA Division III Women’s Rowing Championships. The Bobcats matched last year’s women’s rowing team for the highest team finish by any Bates squad at an NCAA championship. For the second straight year, Bates received a silver-medal performance by the first varsity eight boat, while the 2V8 boat also finished higher than any other second varsity eight in the field save for Williams.

Tuesday

May 25, 2010 2:49 pm

Historic Garcelon Field to get FieldTurf surface among improvements

• Click the thumbnails below to view the slide show Created in 1899 with the help of students who wielded…

Wednesday

April 21, 2010 1:39 pm