Marching as a team of one — between Kyrgyzstan and Chinese Taipei — Bates Olympian Dinos Lefkaritis ’19 of Larnaca, Cyprus, drew an extended shout-out from NBC announcers Mike Tirico and Katie Couric during opening ceremonies last Friday night, Feb. 9.
Pitchers and catchers report this week in Major League Baseball. And the Bates baseball team gets its season underway Sunday in southern California! Plus, we've got your basketball, track, skiing and squash covered on the latest Bates Bobcast.
We take you inside the famed 4x800 "Blackout Relay" race, the final event of the Maine State Men's Indoor Track & Field Championships. The lights are dimmed in commemoration of the 2001 race when most of the lights in Merrill went out during a storm.
The women's track and field team won its fifth straight indoor state championship. Senior men's track and field captain Adedire Fakorede set a meet record in the weight throw and the squash teams impressed at the NESCAC Championships. We have it all covered on this week's Bobcast!
We are excited to announce that Bates alpine skier Dinos Lefkaritis '19 of Larnaca, Cyprus will represent his home country in the 2018 Winter Olympics! He becomes the 12th Olympian in Bates College history. All that and more on the latest Bates Bobcast.
Bates great David Pless '13 returned to campus to compete in the Bates Invitational, the men's basketball team beat Tufts on the road and we talk to our Bobcats of the Week, a pair of Nordic skiers who turned in career-best performances over the weekend. All that and more, on this week's Bates Bobcast!
The swimming teams remained undefeated with a sweep of Middlebury, the women's basketball team defeated the Panthers as well and the men's squash team pulled off a thrilling win over Williams. All that and more on this week's Bates Bobcast!
Enjoy the video highlights of the Bobcats' 60-57 win over Middlebury on Friday, January 12, 2018. Senior Emily Freedland and first-year Julia Middlebrook came through down the stretch in big ways to propel Bates to victory.
The men's basketball team begins NESCAC play this weekend. With Marcus and Malcolm Delpeche playing professionally in Germany, it's a chance for juniors Nick Lynch and Brandon Galloway to show what they can do in the post for Bates. But for both players, getting to this point hasn't been easy. This is their story.
With the first snowfall of the winter hitting Maine, we check in with the alpine and Nordic skiing teams! Plus, we talk with some sharp shooters and tenacious defenders from the men's and women's basketball teams.
Nina Davenport became the 20th women's basketball player in Bates history to eclipse 1,000 career points and the swimming teams won the Maine state title again. All that and more on this week's Bates Bobcast!
This Saturday, the football team looks to win its fourth consecutive CBB (Colby-Bates-Bowdoin) title when the Bobcats take on Bowdoin at 12:30 p.m. on Garcelon Field. For 16 seniors, it's a chance to make history.
The Bobcat football team got the CBB Series off on the right foot with a win over the Colby College Mules. The women's soccer, men's soccer and field hockey teams beat Colby as well, the latter two in dramatic fashion.
Al Harvie '65 celebrates the exploits of past sports greats in a way that "makes Bates come alive for our athletes today," says Bates track and cross country coach Al Fereshetian. "We are very thankful for his tremendous sense of tradition."
The Bates rowing teams made a big statement at the 53rd annual Head of the Charles regatta. Plus, field hockey and men's soccer gear up for must-win games and cross country hosts the NESCAC Championships!
The field hockey and volleyball teams went a combined 6-0 last week, with field hockey knocking off the No. 2, No. 5, and No. 6 ranked teams in the country! Plus, both cross country teams won the Maine state championship and men's golf took home the CBB title. All that and more!