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Players and fans in Alumni Gym erupt after a dunk by Graham Safford '15 of Stratton, Maine. Bates beat Bowdoin 71-51 on Dec. 4. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
At 7-0, men’s basketball heads into winter break full of cheer

Friday, December 19, 2014 1:10 pm

"We're playing the way I've wanted us to for six years now," says head coach Jon Furbush '05.

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Bates to build rowing boathouse on the Androscoggin River

Thursday, October 30, 2014 4:19 pm

“The goal at Bates is to deliver the best possible liberal arts experience for our students,” President Spencer says, “and athletics is integral to this experience."

Chick Leahey (right) runs a bunting drill during an early spring practice in the Gray Athletic Building. (Photo courtesy of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library)
As Chick Leahey’s jersey number is retired, 11 things to know about the great Bates coach and man

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:00 pm

At halftime of tomorrow's Homecoming football game, Bates will retire the No. 11 baseball jersey worn by William "Chick" Leahey ’52 during his 36 years as head coach.

Two-time NESCAC Player of the Year Ahmed Abdel Khalek ’16 takes on a player from Amherst College on January 15, 2013. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates alumni and parents give $260,000 for ‘game-changer’ squash court

Monday, September 22, 2014 9:50 am

For a program that already competes at an elite level, “this gift is a game-changer,” said head coach Pat Cosquer ’97.

Alan Nathan, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Illinois, is a nationally recognized expert on the physics of baseball.
National authority on physics of baseball to speak on Sept. 9

Friday, September 5, 2014 2:20 pm

Alan Nathan, a nationally recognized expert on the physics of baseball, speaks at Bates on Sept. 9.

The new batting facility under construction on July 23, 2014. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update, Aug. 14, 2014: New home for Bobcat batters

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 3:33 pm

Another construction project completed this summer has attracted its own share of...

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Destany Franklin ’14, Bates athletics awarded for community engagement

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 2:46 pm

A Bates senior from Seattle and the college Department of Athletics were each recognized for outstanding work in public service and civic engagement by Maine Campus Compact.

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An infographic look at baseball’s first trip to the NESCAC Championship

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 10:00 pm

Bates plays its first-round game today at 3 p.m. vs. Wesleyan University on the campus of Babson College in Babson Park, Mass.

Catherine DiPietro '16 of Owings Mills, Md., and Annie Horstmeyer '16 of New Canaan, Conn., enjoy the elements. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Slideshow: Lights, camera, lax action on snowy Garcelon Field

Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:49 pm

Snow falling through the lights of Garcelon Field and onto the men's lacrosse game created these enchanting nighttime scenes.

CBB hoops action in Alumni Gym is always fast and furious. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Livestream hoops action vs. Bowdoin and Colby, tonight and Saturday

Friday, February 14, 2014 12:23 pm

Why watch a tape delay of some other event when you can watch Bates vs. Bowdoin and Colby live?

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