Archives for "Athletics"
Bates honors Olympic gold medalist Andrew Byrnes '05

Monday, December 8, 2008 12:00 pm

On Sunday, December 7th, Bates College held a banquet in Chase Hall to honor its first Olympic medal winner. Accompanied by fellow Bates alum and rowing Olympian Mike Ferry '97, Byrnes took the time to meet the team for a discussion about the Olympic experience and the values learned at Bates.

Chris Wilson '10

Monday, December 1, 2008 12:00 pm

In last Tuesday's annual matchup against Southern Maine, the Bates men's basketball team trailed their in-state rivals at halftime by a 30-24 score. But junior co-captain Chris Wilson took care of chopping that lead down right away to start the second half, hitting back-to-back 3-pointers that sandwiched a pair of USM foul shots, cutting the deficit to 32-30 in the first 84 seconds of the period.

Val Beckwith '09

Monday, December 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Senior co-captain Val Beckwith has led the Bates women's basketball team to a 2-1 start, leading the team in scoring in all three of its games thus far.

Devin Dilts '11

Monday, November 17, 2008 12:00 pm

In his first semester at Bates after transferring from Vanderbilt University, sophomore Devin Dilts capped an impressive debut season with the Bobcat men's cross country team on Saturday at the New England Division III Cross Country Championships.

Esther Kendall '10

Monday, November 17, 2008 12:00 pm

For the second straight year, Kendall picked New Englands to lead the Bates women's cross country team for the first time all season.

Tom Beaton '10

Monday, November 10, 2008 12:00 pm

On Saturday against Hamilton, it took perhaps Beaton's best game as a Bobcat to defeat Hamilton College for the fifth straight time, in a 23-22 thriller at Garcelon Field.

Tess Dokus

Monday, November 10, 2008 12:00 pm

Tess Dokus (Salem, Conn.) was a big reason for the Bates volleyball team's improved fortunes in the 2008 season.

Video: Cruising with the 'Croo'

Saturday, November 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Over the pre-meal din and at the top of their lungs, the staff cries, "Dinner!" All becomes quiet, and the first course of the evening meal at Greenleaf hut, 4,200 feet above sea level in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, is served.

The Packet— In death, the chance to know a Bates life

Saturday, November 1, 2008 9:40 am

Three times a year, I receive a packet from the editor of this magazine, a packet that no one else receives. In it are the stories of 50 or 60 people, all part of the Bates community in some way: alumni, faculty, staff. But they are united by more than being part of this community.

Feeding the Bobcat

Saturday, November 1, 2008 9:24 am

Sylvan Ellefson '09 and his Nordic teammates trust the Bates food chain.

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