Stories about "Al Fereshetian"
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!

With his ‘Fresh’ approach, Al Fereshetian makes history with Bates track and field throwers

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 4:28 pm

A passionate technician with a prowess for developing All-American throwers, "Coach Fresh" has led Bates' men's track and cross country programs since 1995.

Video: Relive the Blackout Relay ā€” the night the lights went out in Merrill

Friday, February 9, 2018 10:20 am

The Maine State Championships in men's indoor track proceed like any other meet ā€” until the final event. That's when the lights go out, and the fun begins.

‘Tremendous teammate’ Rob Gomez ’05 forgoes race victory to help a fallen runner

Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:50 pm

With the finish of the world-class Beach to Beacon in sight, and a Maine title on the line, Gomez slowed to help a staggering fellow runner finish first.

Audio: Our Bobcats’ journey to the NCAA championships

Friday, April 14, 2017 12:44 pm

We were there to hear students talk about great professors back at Bates, the wonders of deep-dish pizza, and, of course, intense competition.

Video: All-Americans and friends, these throwers ‘like to scrap a little,’ too

Friday, April 22, 2016 1:09 pm

All-America track and field throwers Nick Margitza '16 and Adedire Fakorede '18 talk about the alumni who encourage them and how they enjoy getting riled up before practice.

Video: 1935 NCAA hammer champ Anton Kishon ’37 shows his form

Friday, March 18, 2016 10:21 am

ā€œIā€™d take him on the team right now," said Al Fereshetian, men's track and field coach, after seeing this archival clip of the famed Bates thrower.

Morning Sentinel profiles sprinter Spofford ’15, ‘fast and getting faster’

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 5:06 pm

Coach Al Fereshetian says expectations for Spofford are "very high. He put in a fantastic fall of training."

Video: ‘In the Running’ — men’s cross country at NCAA Championships

Monday, December 10, 2012 9:33 am

Featuring compelling race-day footage, a video capturing the mindset of Bates' elite cross country runners.

Men's cross country ninth, women's soccer 21st in national polls

Wednesday, October 20, 2004 1:41 pm

The Bates College men's cross country team is ranked ninth nationally among NCAA Division III institutions, and the women's soccer team made its debut in the national polls on Tuesday, ranking 21st.

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