Stories about "Athletics"
In late May, the women's second varsity eight won its third straight gold medal at this year’s NCAA Rowing Championships. As a team, Bates finished second to national champion Wellesley. (Aaron Morse/Bates College)
Bobcast: Recap of Bates at NCAA championships

Friday, June 3, 2016 1:24 pm

As if Commencement wasn't enough, late May was also NCAA championship time for many Bobcats, including the defending champion Bates women rowers.

Josie Gillett '19 of Seattle delivers a pass during practice on May 12, 2016. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Video: Women’s Ultimate club heads to​ national championships

Friday, May 20, 2016 10:51 am

The club has come far, says Ruthie Baker '16 of Minneapolis. Earning a tournament bid "was never something I expected playing Ultimate at Bates."

With the old boathouse in the background, an excavator moves dirt at the foundation site of the new boathouse. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: May 20, 2016

Thursday, May 19, 2016 2:35 pm

The construction of Bates College's new boathouse got off to a rocky start — literally.

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Video: 10 reasons women’s lacrosse is having historic NESCAC success

Friday, May 6, 2016 3:34 pm

Ten seniors lead Bates into the NESCAC tournament semifinals, on Saturday, for the first time in program history.

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Video: All-Americans and friends, these throwers ‘like to scrap a little,’ too

Friday, April 22, 2016 1:09 pm

All-America track and field throwers Nick Margitza '16 and Adedire Fakorede '18 talk about the alumni who encourage them and how they enjoy getting riled up before practice.

Co-captains Naso, Conover, Taylor, and Wettstein join Steenstra for a turn at the shovels.
 (Photograph by Rene Roy)
Boathouse groundbreaking culminates Bates rowing’s winning day

Thursday, April 21, 2016 6:22 pm

“What a great way to spend a gorgeous Sunday,” said President Clayton Spencer of the events at the Bates rowing facility on the Androscoggin River in Greene.

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New scholarship endowment honors Bates coaching legend Jim Murphy ’69

Thursday, April 14, 2016 3:17 pm

Gifts from former teammates, players, and classmates to the James P. Murphy '69 Scholarship Fund total more than $130,000 so far.

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Video: Bobcat lax makes snow tracks in NESCAC win

Friday, April 8, 2016 1:28 pm

Who handles the snow better, Bobcats or Polar Bears? We got one answer after the No. 9 nationally ranked women's lacrosse team faced Bowdoin this week.

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Picture story: Bobcats in the mist practice ultimate frisbee beneath the Garcelon lights

Friday, April 1, 2016 10:49 am

Learn some Bates frisbee lore and see images of the Bates ultimate team, Orange Whip, practicing on a misty March night.

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William ‘Chick’ Leahey ’52, revered Bates baseball coach and mentor, dies at age 90

Monday, March 28, 2016 12:58 pm

Head coach of Bates baseball for 36 years and a revered mentor who paid forward his own life lessons to his players, Leahey died on March 26, 2016.

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