Stories about "Athletics"
13 favorite Bates sportraits from the fall season

Friday, December 2, 2022 12:52 pm

Bobcats talk about their creative sports portraits. "We have to remember that sport is a performance, and athletes are performers," explains Amy Bass '92, an expert in sport, culture, and society.

Video: No shoe? No problem. Bates cross country’s wild run to the NCAA Championships

Friday, November 18, 2022 10:55 am

A men's runner lost a shoe. A women's runner opened up a Secretariat-like lead. And both men and women advanced to the NCAA national meet in spectacular fashion.

Q&A: Ceci Clark Craft ’05 helps these World Series ballplayers ‘build a mental game’

Thursday, October 27, 2022 3:44 pm

Craft’s rise to prominence in Major League Baseball mirrors, and in some ways has pioneered, the growing awareness among pro sports teams that mental performance is as important as physical strength and athletic skills.

Video: Cold spaghetti, ‘Grease,’ and scatting from a mic’d up Ella Blum ’24

Friday, October 14, 2022 10:19 am

Dinner menus, musicals, and a little jazz from the mic'd-up musings of Ella Blum '24, during field hockey practice.

Meet Bates grad Frederick Stinchfield, who scored Garcelon’s first touchdown and later tackled FDR’s court-packing scheme

Friday, October 14, 2022 10:08 am

On this day 123 years ago, a diminutive athlete plunged into the Garcelon end zone for the historic field's first score and later became one of the country's leading lawyers who took on President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the court of public opinion.

Video: Behind the scenes at the Bates men’s soccer sportrait session

Friday, September 30, 2022 9:43 am

Thirty-three Bobcat athletes gathered in an echoey gym, gearing up for their team's annual “sportrait” session. If you’re thinking loud, energetic, and silly, you’ve scored a hat trick.

Amanda Taylor
In a league of her own: Amanda Taylor’s summer on the Cape with the country’s best amateur baseball league

Thursday, September 15, 2022 11:23 am

Armed with a Purposeful Work internship,Taylor was a liaison between major league baseball scouts and a Cape Cod League team. “Amanda is a leader," said a coach. "The players have a lot of respect for her."

Video: Why this Canadian Football League kicker was practicing on Garcelon Field

Friday, September 2, 2022 2:35 pm

A kicker for the CFL's Saskatchewan Rough Riders explains what he's doing at Garcelon Field on an August day.

Bates photography exclusively featured in special issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education

Monday, August 22, 2022 3:13 pm

The Chronicle of Higher Education, the preeminent U.S. higher ed publication, features Bates College photography exclusively for its 2022–23 Almanac issue.

Slideshow: 16 of our favorite Bates sports portraits of 2021–22

Thursday, June 30, 2022 5:38 pm

After sports head shots are done, it's time for Bobcats to celebrate self and team by striking a pose of their own. "The key to the whole thing is enthusiasm," says photographer Brewster Burns.

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