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February 17, 2009 5:08 pm

Men's basketball earns sixth seed in NESCAC Championship

After defeating NESCAC rival Tufts 77-65 on Feb. 14, Bates finishes the regular season at 13-11 overall and 4-5 in conference play. The Bobcats have earned the sixth seed in the NESCAC Championship and will play at No. 3 seed Williams (16-7, 6-2) Saturday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m. in the conference playoff quarterfinals.


July 1, 2008 1:12 pm


Finding a bit of Bates in Somerville, yet needing to move on, fuels conflicting emotions in recent grads.


July 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Team Approach

In The Encyclopedia of Sports Parenting, authors Dan Doyle ’72 and Deb Doermann Burch help parents manage their athletes less and better.


April 14, 2008 10:50 am

Bobcat of the Week: Noah Gauthier '08

After winning the NCAA Division III championship in the indoor weight throw last month, Bates senior captain Noah Gauthier (Amherst,…


April 14, 2008 10:39 am

Bobcat of the week: Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan '10

Bates sophomore Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan had a big day Saturday at the Colby Invitational. The recently crowned All-America indoor weight…


April 14, 2005 10:11 am

Bates ranked in top 5 percent of national athletics programs

In its highest rating ever, the Bates College athletics program has been ranked 19th out of 420 in the NCAA Division III winter rankings.


March 8, 2005 12:41 pm

Women's basketball madness marches on

The Bobcats will take on the University of Southern Maine in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Friday in Gorham. The winner will face the winner of Springfield-Wesleyan in the Elite 8 on Saturday, also in Gorham.


February 16, 2005 3:44 pm

Basketball teams prep for playoff showdowns in Alumni Gym

For the first time in Bates history, the men’s and women’s basketball teams both finished in the top four of NESCAC, giving the Bobcats home court advantage in two first-round playoff games this Saturday.


December 7, 2004 3:35 pm

Basketball teams start 2004-05 undefeated

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams have gotten off to impressive starts at Bates College, with both teams undefeated through the first three weeks of the season.


November 13, 2004 1:44 pm

Men's cross country qualifies for NCAA championship

The Bates College men’s cross country team advanced to the 2004 NCAA Division III Championship with a fourth place finish at the New England regional on Saturday afternoon at Twin Brook Recreation Center.