It’s about that time of year again when winter sports start to come to a close, and men’s hockey is no exception. After a tough season, the Bobcats were hoping to get a win out of Friday night’s game versus Husson and they were not disappointed. Arguably one of the most exciting games of the
Ice-climbing is the type of Bates Outing Club (BOC) activity that has the potential to arouse tremendous fear amongst students. I can not speak for everybody but the thought of being suspended upwards of 30 feet, let alone 80 feet in the air when it is five degrees outside sounds intense but also very terrifying.
I interviewed Taylor McVeigh ‘21, a forward on the Bates women’s basketball team from Hanson, MA, who was named “Rookie of the Week” by the Maine Women’s Basketball Coaches Association on Tuesday February 6th. Kerry Manuel (KM): How did you begin your basketball career? Taylor McVeigh (TM): I actually was forced into playing basketball by
On February 9 and 10, Bates’ alpine ski team competed at the Dartmouth Carnival in Lyme, N.H. Here, the alpine and nordic ski teams obtained a combined score of 365 team points, earning a season-high seventh place finish out of 17 teams. While both the men and women of the alpine ski team competed well,
At the beginning of February, Kristyna Alexova ‘19 of the Bates women’s squash team played terrifically and kept improving her individual record. Alexova, from Boskovice, Czech Republic, played at the No. 3 position for the Bobcats and went 4-0 over the span of the week. For her performances, she earned NESCAC Women’s Squash Player of
Although this week’s matchups for the men’s basketball team did not go quite as planned, the team is by no means held down. Friday’s highly anticipated game against Hamilton proved to be tough, with the Continentals creating a substantial lead by the end of the first. However, the Bobcats didn’t go down without a fight.
The 2017-18 season has been nothing short of remarkable for both the men’s and women’s hockey teams. The men’s team started the season off by welcoming their new head coach, Michael O’Brien, to Bates. Under the leadership of O’Brien, and senior captains Samuel Levin and Nick Barker, there has been tremendous growth and team chemistry
In the cold months of the Maine winter, many sports come out of summer hibernation for us all to play. Most people are familiar with skiing, snowboarding, hockey, and snowshoeing. But have you ever heard of broomball? Broomball is winter’s true hidden gem. A sport that few are familiar with, it is a game much
For the Bates women’s basketball team, this season has not been what they wanted it to be. With a 7-16 record overall and a 1-8 record in the NESCAC, expectations have not been met for what they wanted to accomplish in terms of wins and losses. However, the record may not reflect everything. Speaking with
The women’s squash team took fifth place at the NESCAC tournament this past weekend, capping off the competition with their 6-3 victory over No. 19 Tufts at Hamilton College. The Bobcats were seeded 6th entering the tournament and have placed fifth for the second time in the last three years. “I expected the women to