Stories about "Football"
On a balmy February day, Sadie James ’17 of Avon, Maine, skis her way to the 5K classical win at the Bates Carnival, becoming the first Bates woman in 14 years to win an EISA carnival Nordic race. (Steve Fuller ’82/Flying Point Road)
Relive the top seven Bates sports moments of 2016–17

Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:13 pm

We’ve compiled the top seven sports moments of the 2016–17 Bates College school year. Feel free to add to the list in the comments section.

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Picture story: On the sidelines with Michael Rocque, faculty football liaison

Friday, December 16, 2016 12:05 pm

When a player goes down, "It’s not just, ‘Oh, there’s a player on the team who got hurt,’" says Rocque, an assistant professor of sociology. "It’s one of your students."

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Video: CBB football title highlights and post-game jubilation

Friday, November 11, 2016 1:26 pm

Share the game excitement and post-game jubilation after the Bobcats' CBB-winning football victory over Bowdoin.

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Video: For football’s Mark Upton ’17, commitment to Bates comes first

Friday, October 7, 2016 12:35 pm

An All-New England linebacker, Upton "honors his word and honors his commitment," says a teammate. And that includes how he came to Bates in the first place.

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Video: The Bobcat QB and dive back explain the triple option’s choreography

Friday, September 23, 2016 2:34 pm

In the triple option offense, a lot can go right, and a lot can go wrong.

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Video: Recollections of Bobcat football 77 years ago from someone who was there

Friday, September 23, 2016 1:02 pm

Along with archival footage, 96-year-old Al Topham ’41 recalls circa 1939 football training at a New Hampshire boys camp.

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Video: Skip Capone, the old football coach, finds a new sport and a new way to give back

Friday, August 12, 2016 12:36 pm

A longtime assistant football coach at Bates and Lewiston football coaching legend, Capone is now giving back to his community in a new way.

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Video: Game highlights from Bates’ CBB-clinching 31-0 grid victory vs. Bowdoin

Friday, November 13, 2015 1:03 pm

"I love football," says QB Patrick Dugan '16 of Westford, Mass., after Bates' 31-0 victory over Bowdoin last Saturday. What more is there to say?

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Video: Crash course in CBB football history and intensity

Friday, November 6, 2015 1:31 pm

With Bates facing Bowdoin in football for the 118th time on Saturday at 12:30 p.m., here's a primer on CBB history and Bates-Bowdoin intensity.

Josh Chronopoulos '13 brings down the Bowdoin ballcarrier during a 14-6 Bates victory in Brunswick on November 3, 2012.
Slide show: Bobcat football clinches CBB

Monday, November 5, 2012 9:59 am

Game photographs from the Bobcats’ CBB-clinching victory over Bowdoin.

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