Stories about "Athletics"
Mic’d Up: Lacrosse captain Isla Cotter ’24 on life hacks, Vanessa Hudgens, and when it’s time to ‘lock in’

Friday, March 29, 2024 7:16 pm

A captain on the Bates women's lacrosse team, Cotter was mic'd up during a recent practice on Garcelon Field.

CatFacts: Celebrating ‘Great Day’ success with fun facts, like how a bobcat is Irish

Friday, March 15, 2024 12:05 pm

During our stint on the Great Day to Be a Bobcat livestream yesterday, we shared a few fun CatFacts with viewers — and a couple with St. Patrick's Day in mind — which we now share with you.

A cool Bates rowing ritual: putting out the docks, earlier than ever before

Friday, March 15, 2024 9:37 am

A historically warm winter meant that the Bates rowing teams could put out their docks and get onto the water earlier than ever before.

Picture Story: Feel the ‘Alumni Magic’ as women’s basketball team wins two NCAA games

Friday, March 8, 2024 12:50 pm

Enjoy this immersive photography capturig two great days to be a Bobcat as the Bobcats won two NCAA tourney games in the place they say has "Alumni Magic."

Recalling when venerable Alumni Gym had a 6-foot growth spurt

Friday, March 1, 2024 12:47 pm

On the eve of Bates hosting two rounds of the NCAA women's basketball tournament, we look back to when the Bobcats earned the right to host the first-ever home NCAA tourney game, but had to hit the road — because Alumni Gym was 6 feet too short.

Bates photographers’ favorite images of 2023

Wednesday, December 13, 2023 12:33 pm

A picture says a thousand words. But how many words describe the process of photographing an entire community — Bates in this case — from the eclectic perspectives of two visual artists?

12 new CatFacts: Field hockey’s amazing, historic season

Friday, November 10, 2023 1:44 pm

For folks who've just climbed aboard the Bobcat bandwagon, here are 12 CatFacts about this year's historic field hockey program, team, and players.

Mic’d Up: As volleyball’s libero, Ellie Asada is ‘smooth like butter’

Wednesday, November 1, 2023 3:41 pm

The Bates libero is full of energy, encouragement, and wit for all those around her: “Ooh, she’s smart, she goes to Bates!”

Video: Behind the scenes at Bates volleyball’s sportrait session

Friday, October 6, 2023 12:50 pm

The volleyball team gathered for their team and individual marketing photos, known as “sportraits,” and had some fun along the way.

Meet Johnny ‘Walk-on’: the Bobcat football player who never played in high school

Tuesday, September 26, 2023 9:32 am

His name is Johnny Walker, but you might call him Johnny Walk-on. Having never played high school football, Walker is now a valued member of the Bobcat defense.

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