Archives for "Athletics"
July 30, 2010 11:16 am
At the old Garcelon Field grandstand, the flagpoles were atop the press box behind the spectators. So anybody who wanted to gaze at Old Glory during the national anthem had to twist right around to see it. The renovated facility, says project manager Mike Gustin, will feature flagpoles behind the scoreboard, at the north end of the field. “Now you’ll just be able to look across the field,” Gustin says. “It’ll be nice.”
July 15, 2010 3:45 pm
We all know that being able to deal effectively with boundary issues is key to a well-evolved personality.
The Garcelon Field renovation passed such a developmental milestone July 8 with the completion of its concrete “anchor curb.” This low concrete wall around the playing area, says project manager Mike Gustin, “kind of confines the field.”
July 1, 2010 2:36 pm
How “green,” speaking environmentally and not chromatically, will the renovated Garcelon Field be? The answer’s mixed. Unlike the old grass field, the new FieldTurf playing surface will neither support wildlife nor inhale carbon dioxide. But in other ways an artificial field has significant environmental advantages over grass.
July 1, 2010 11:36 am
The Bobcat sports year ended in late May but the cheering continued well into June with two events central to…
June 11, 2010 9:49 am
Even forewarned, it was shocking to arrive at work on June 3 to find the Garcelon Field grandstand succumbing to the force of machines.
June 3, 2010 11:00 am
The Times-Union of Albany, N.Y., reports that Joan Benoit Samuelson, the 1984 Olympic marathon gold medalist, and daughter Abby ’10…
June 2, 2010 12:45 pm
The Bates College women’s rowing team repeated its groundbreaking feat of a year ago on Saturday, taking second place behind five-time repeat champion Williams at the NCAA Division III Women’s Rowing Championships. The Bobcats matched last year’s women’s rowing team for the highest team finish by any Bates squad at an NCAA championship. For the second straight year, Bates received a silver-medal performance by the first varsity eight boat, while the 2V8 boat also finished higher than any other second varsity eight in the field save for Williams.
May 25, 2010 2:49 pm
• Click the thumbnails below to view the slide show Created in 1899 with the help of students who wielded…
April 21, 2010 1:39 pm
April 21, 2010 12:02 pm
On the arts stage or in the throwing circle, Rich McNeil ’10 is a crowd-pleaser By Andy Walter Where Rich…