Stories about "Athletics"
Shot by shot, an inside look at Bates squash champ Ahmed Abdel Khalek’s road to victory

Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:00 pm

The defending national champion is one game away from ending his collegiate career on a losing note. Then the winning began.

Video: 1935 NCAA hammer champ Anton Kishon ’37 shows his form

Friday, March 18, 2016 10:21 am

ā€œIā€™d take him on the team right now," said Al Fereshetian, men's track and field coach, after seeing this archival clip of the famed Bates thrower.

Video: Sadie James ’17 prepares for Nordic nationals

Friday, March 4, 2016 2:41 pm

How does a Nordic skier train for the NCAA meet when there's no snow nearby? Here's an inside look at James' training regimen.

Video: Allison Hill ’17 hurdles the competition

Friday, February 26, 2016 1:07 pm

When Hill was fitted for her first track spikes as a girl, "it was like I was Cinderella." But there's nothing magical about Hill's success. It's just plain hard work, determination, and talent.

Photo Story: Chelsea Nason’s Senior Day was for the ages

Friday, February 19, 2016 11:20 am

What Senior Day for women's basketball lacked in numbers (Nason was the sole honoree), it made up for in emotion, drama, and, in the end, pure elation.

Video: ‘Hep guys’ and ‘pent gals’ talk about their events

Friday, January 22, 2016 1:47 pm

Bates track and field athletes talk about the challenges of the multiple-event heptathlon and pentathlon.

Video: Just two degrees of separation for the Bates and Bowdoin hoops coaches

Friday, January 8, 2016 1:33 pm

The new Bates women's coach, Alison Montgomery, played at Bowdoin and got her coaching start in Brunswick under coach Adrienne Shibles, Bates '91. They ponder the question: Is it too close for comfort?

Video: Boats busted, Bates got a boost to win last year’s NCAA rowing title

Friday, January 8, 2016 12:36 pm

It's well-known that women's rowing won the 2015 NCAA title. It's less known that Bates won using borrowed boats after theirs were damaged in transit to the regatta.

Video: Art of rebounding with Allie Coppola ’17

Friday, December 18, 2015 1:24 pm

Explaining Coppola's rebounding prowess doesn't require the word "jump." She's simply more "focused and more determined" than many of her opponents, says head coach Alison Montgomery.

Video: Walk-on Allen Sumrall ’16 heads to the NCAA cross country meet as Bates’ best

Friday, November 20, 2015 12:08 pm

Allen Sumrall '16 came across the country for academics, not cross country. Four years later, the walk-on from New Mexico is a politics honors candidate ā€” and running in the NCAA championships as Bates' best.

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