Stories about "Athletics"
Senior diver's odyssey from emergency room to All-America honors

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 9:46 am

As Bates senior diver Kelsey Lamdin was warming up on Friday, March 20 for the final competition of her collegiate career, her goal was to win an eighth All-America award and become the most decorated diver in Bates history.

Tyler Moore '09

Monday, March 23, 2009 11:02 am

Bates senior attackman Tyler Moore (North Andover, Mass.) played a key role in the Bobcats men's lacrosse team gaining its first win of the season last Wednesday against Gordon College.

It's beer and brackets for News' sports writer as NCAA Tournament kicks off

Friday, March 20, 2009 12:10 pm

The New York Daily News gave staff writer Matt Gagne '04 an assignment he's been training for since his Bates days: Cover the NCAA men's basketball tournament from a sports bar in Manhattan. With a couple of friends, including a chum from Bates, Gagne watched the first-round games from the ESPN Zone in Times Square.

Liz Thompson '09

Thursday, March 19, 2009 1:04 pm

Liz Thompson finished her remarkable collegiate skiing career with a flourish last week at the NCAA Skiing Championships, hosted by Bates. Thompson, the first Bates women's alpine skier to qualify for NCAAs in all four of her years, had career-best NCAA finishes in both the giant slalom and the slalom, helping to propel Bates to an outstanding team showing of 13th place overall.

Bobcat of the week: Sylvan Ellefson '09

Monday, March 16, 2009 3:02 pm

Making his fourth appearance at the NCAA Skiing Championships, senior Sylvan Ellefson (Vail, Colo.) didn't quite get the results he wanted, but he put forth an outstanding showing nonetheless and was a major factor in Bates' five-athlete contingent placing 13th overall at the championships, the Bobcats' fourth consecutive top-15 showing at NCAAs.

Lobsters appoint Bud Schultz coach

Sunday, March 15, 2009 11:59 am

The Boston Herald noted the hiring of Buddy Schultz '81 as head coach of the Lobsters, the Boston entry in the professional World Team Tennis league. "I had a partiality to Bud," Lobsters CEO Bahar Uttam told the Herald, "because he's local, he's got the experience, he's been out on the (pro) circuit and appreciates what it takes for people who are on the circuit to get excited about what it means to be on the team."

Fly through the woods on skis

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 12:52 pm

Bates plays host to the NCAA Skiing Championships, March 11-14. See a video preview of the Black Mountain Nordic course produced by H. Lincoln Benedict '09

Hurtle down a giant slalom course

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 12:44 pm

Welcoming the best collegiate skiers in the nation, Bates College plays host to the 2009 NCAA Skiing Championships March 11-14 at its two home venues: Sunday River in Bethel, Maine (alpine) and Black Mountain in Rumford, Maine (Nordic).

'Red Sox Nation' faces competition from a likely source

Friday, March 6, 2009 12:42 pm

"Red Sox Nation," a course taught by Professor of History Margaret Creighton, uses the Olde Towne Team to discuss issues like race, class and gender in America.

Bobcat of the week: Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan '10

Thursday, March 5, 2009 12:21 pm

Bates junior Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan continued to prove that she is one of the top throwers in New England at any division level, as well as one of the top throwers in all of Division III last weekend at the Open New England Indoor Championships at Boston University.

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