Stories about "Athletics"
Video: It’s a goaltender timeshare for Bates men’s lacrosse

Friday, March 15, 2019 8:03 am

Meet Mitchell Drake and Rob Strain: Two goalkeepers who deserve singular credit for helping Bates men's lacrosse succeed in 2019.

Did you know: In 1922, Bates College founded the Maine high school basketball tournament

Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:03 pm

In 1922, Bates’ promotions-minded athletics director invited eight schoolboy teams to compete for the first statewide high school hoops title. And a tradition was born.

Video: With low-fives and shoulder bumps, Bobcats thank professors

Thursday, February 14, 2019 4:40 pm

In a fun and heartfelt event before a recent men's basketball game, nine Bates faculty members were honored for “being instrumental in the success of Bobcat student-athletes.”

Video: Courting disaster, Bates squash players teach a complete novice

Friday, February 1, 2019 9:36 am

Bates squash players love to teach their sport. But this pupil — Assistant Sports Information Director Aaron Morse — poses the ultimate test.

Look What We Found: Pat Cosquer’s ostrich egg

Thursday, January 10, 2019 2:11 pm

A beaded ostrich egg sits on the window sill in the memento-filled office of Bates squash coach Pat Cosquer '97.

Video: Bates cross country’s run to nationals

Friday, November 16, 2018 9:50 am

Different programs. A striking number of similarities. Both Bates cross country teams are headed to NCAAs in the same season for the first time since 2012!

Video: Bates volleyball’s strong bond on and off the court

Friday, November 2, 2018 10:18 am

The team has a strong bond and they are competitive among themselves.

Red Sox vs. Dodgers in 1916, when Lewiston’s ‘Rough’ Carrigan led Boston

Friday, October 26, 2018 10:04 am

Nicknamed "Rough" for his style of play, Carrigan once said that "the first great requisite for success in baseball is nerve."

Bates dedicates Traquina Boathouse, culminating $2.7 million giving effort

Friday, October 12, 2018 10:23 am

“The Traquina name represents incredible dedication by a Bates family to our college and our rowing program,” President Clayton Spencer said.

Video: Bates football learns the high-flying air raid offense

Friday, September 14, 2018 9:48 am

Sophomore quarterback Brendan Costa sums up the team's exciting new offense this way: "Throw, throw, throw!" 

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