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Friday

August 31, 2001
2:38 pm

Class of 2005 arrives at Bates

The trickle of arrivals would become a steady stream by Sept. 1, as all members of the 583-person Class of 2005, Bates’ largest-ever incoming group, arrived to kick-off their first — and the College’s 147th year — with orientation, a week designed to create an immediate sense of community between new students and Bates.

Tuesday

August 28, 2001
2:52 pm

Peg Ficks '01 named NCAA Woman of the Year from Maine

Recent Bates College graduate Peg Ficks of Washington, Conn., has been selected by the NCAA as the 2001 Woman of the Year from Maine.

Thursday

August 9, 2001
3:54 pm

Bates racquets programs swap head coaches

The Bates College tennis and squash programs will exchange head coaches in the 2001-02 year.

Tuesday

May 1, 2001
3:24 pm

Bates men's tennis returns to NCAA championships

The Bates College men’s tennis team has earned its second straight berth in the NCAA Division III tournament. As the sixth seed in the East region. the Bobcats (9-3) will take on New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) rival Trinity (Conn.) College (13-4), the third seed, at MIT in Cambridge, Mass., on Saturday, May 12.

Friday

December 17, 1999
12:00 am

Openings remain in Bates skating school

Bates College officials have announced that registration is open for the Bates Skating School, which begins Jan. 15 and still has openings in the youth power skating program for children in grades 1-8 and in the beginner adult class. The pre-school and youth figure skating programs are already full.

Wednesday

September 8, 1999
12:00 am

Walter Slovenski, legendary track and cross country coach, dies at 79

Legendary Bates College track and cross country coach Walter Slovenski, 79, died Sept. 8 at Central Maine Medical Center, surrounded by his family, after a long battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held at the Bates Chapel on Sept. 24 at 4 p.m. followed by a reception at the Benjamin E. Mays Center on campus.

Wednesday

June 10, 1998
12:37 pm

Openings available in Bates' basketball camp

There are openings still available in both sessions of the Bates College basketball camp, led by Jim Murphy and Joe Reilly, Bates women’s and men’s basketball coaches respectively.

Monday

February 9, 1998
2:09 pm

Bates Junior Sports Camp Filled

Both sessions of the Bates College Junior Sports Camp, a half-day program for youngsters 5 to 7 years of age, have been filled. The sessions run June 29-July 10 and July 13-24.

Friday

December 19, 1997
12:19 pm

Statement of presidents of the New England Small College Athletic Conference

At our annual winter meeting on December 16, we, the eleven college presidents, reaffirmed our strong commitment to the Conference and to its principles of academic and athletic balance. We considered the appropriateness of post-season play and affirmed it. Continued team and individual competition in NCAA championships is still under active consideration.

Thursday

November 6, 1997
4:15 pm

Bates community to debate post-season athletic competition

Members of the Bates College community, including student athletes, faculty and alumni, will debate the resolution: “This house supports continued NESCAC participation in NCAA postseason play” at at 8 p.m. Monday in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.