Stories about "Football"
The 1898 Bates-Bowdoin football game that cemented a historic rivalry

Friday, November 1, 2019 11:05 am

The build-up to the 1898 Bates-Bowdoin game had disputes and divided loyalties. In the end, it was “universally admitted to be the greatest contest ever held between Maine colleges."

For Bates football, 6-year-old Brayden Austin is their captain courageous

Monday, September 30, 2019 3:53 pm

Six-year-old Brayden Austin, who bravely overcame a grave medical condition four years ago, is this year's honorary captain for the Bates football team.

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!" 

Malik Hall named head football coach at Bates

Friday, June 22, 2018 11:48 am

A defensive line coach at the University of Pennsylvania, Hall is a highly regarded coach, recruiter, and community-focused leader who has succeeded at every stop in his career.

Web Harrison ’63, longtime coach who inspired students with a fusion of Bates ideals and practical Marine Corps values, dies at age 78

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 11:33 am

A revered football and lacrosse coach from the 1970s into the 1990s, Harrison gave his players a way to live life with integrity and purpose.

‘Establish the run’ for Super Bowl success? Not so fast, say Bates researchers

Friday, February 2, 2018 11:53 am

Bates economist Paul Shea and his former student Jared Quenzel ’13 tested a football truism, and here's what they found.

Video: Highlights of football’s CBB-clinching win over Bowdoin

Thursday, November 9, 2017 1:56 pm

"We came in knowing there would be some ups and downs," senior captain Frank Williams of Brookline, Mass. said. "That always happens with a rivalry game."

Video: Football seeks historic fourth straight CBB title Saturday

Thursday, November 2, 2017 10:30 pm

Players talk about the chance to make Bates football history vs. Bowdoin on Saturday. Game time is 12:30 p.m.

Relive the top seven Bates sports moments of 2016–17

Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:13 pm

We’ve compiled the top seven sports moments of the 2016–17 Bates College school year. Feel free to add to the list in the comments section.

Picture story: On the sidelines with Michael Rocque, faculty football liaison

Friday, December 16, 2016 12:05 pm

When a player goes down, "It’s not just, ‘Oh, there’s a player on the team who got hurt,’" says Rocque, an assistant professor of sociology. "It’s one of your students."

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