Header Background

General News

  • Read full article
    February 21, 2017
    Bates Bobcast Episode 58: 2017 men's lacrosse preview We recap a banner weekend for the women's track & field team. Our Bobcats of the Week come from men's swimming and women's Nordic! Plus, we sit down with men's lacrosse head coach Peter Lasagna to preview the 2017 season!
  • Read full article
    February 20, 2017
    VOTE: Malcolm Delpeche's alley-oop dunk for national play of the year Nick Gilpin's alley-oop to Malcolm Delpeche has been nominated for the GEICO Best of College Basketball Play of the Year! Support Bates men's basketball and vote once per day this week.
  • Read full article
    February 14, 2017
    Bates Bobcast Episode 57: Baseball and tennis preview Can you believe two of our spring sports get started next week? That's right, we're previewing the baseball and tennis seasons on this episode of the Bobcast!
  • Read full article
    February 07, 2017
    Bates Bobcast Episode 56: Bringing home the state championship The track & field teams both brought home the state title and the squash teams shined at the NESCAC Championships. Plus, women's basketball makes their push for the post-season!
  • Read full article
    January 31, 2017
    Bates Bobcast Episode 55: Rewriting the record books The men's basketball team upset No. 4 nationally ranked Tufts, the squash teams combined to go 6-0 on the week and senior Allison Hill made Bates track & field history. All that and more on the latest Bates Bobcast!
  • Read full article
    January 27, 2017
    Video: On the mountain with Micaela Holland '11 and alpine skiing Micaela Holland '11 is in her first year as the head coach for the Bates College alpine skiing team. We took a trip to Sunday River and spent a day on the mountain with the Bobcats!
  • Read full article
    January 24, 2017
    Bates Bobcast Episode 54: Squash teams make their move The squash teams went a combined 4-0 this weekend. Plus, we get you all caught up with the alpine and Nordic skiing teams. All that and more on the latest episode of the Bates Bobcast!
  • Read full article
    January 17, 2017
    Bates Bobcast Episode 53: Bending the Arc of Athletics Toward Justice Bates College lecturer in American cultural studies Chris Petrella '06 joins the Bobcast to discuss the MLK Day panel he moderated on Monday. Plus we recap big wins for the basketball, swimming & diving and squash programs!
  • Read full article
    January 14, 2017
    Men's Basketball vs. Hamilton Highlights The Delpeche twins tallied double-doubles, first-year Jeff Spellman scored 16 points off the bench, and the Bates men's basketball team knocked off Hamilton 83-78 Friday night at Alumni Gym.
  • Read full article
    January 10, 2017
    Bates Bobcast Episode 52: New Year, New Accomplishments We take a look at the men's basketball team's 2-0 start to NESCAC play. The women's basketball team picked up a big NESCAC win, the men's squash team beat Williams at Williams for the first time ever, and the men's swimming and diving team remains undefeated. Plus, we preview the indoor track and field season!
  • Read full article
    January 09, 2017
    Registration open for softball's winter clinic The Bates Softball Winter High School Clinic is geared towards the serious high school player (Grades 9-12). The Bobcats' coaching staff and players will provide individual instruction focusing on defense, hitting and game strategy.
  • Read full article
    January 06, 2017
    Video: Delpeche Mode Marcus and Malcolm Delpeche are known for their spectacular slam dunks and great defense. With NESCAC play starting for men's basketball, we caught up with the twins to talk all things hoops!
  • Read full article
    December 20, 2016
    Bates Bobcast Episode 51: Catching up with President Spencer On this episode of the Bobcast we sit down with the president of Bates College: Clayton Spencer! Plus, a men's basketball update from Tommy Verdell.
  • Read full article
    December 17, 2016
    Picture story: On the sidelines with Michael Rocque, faculty football liaison 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.”
  • Read full article
    December 13, 2016
    Bates Bobcast Episode 50: Athletics Department Update with Kevin McHugh We sit down with Director of Athletics Kevin McHugh to get an update on everything going on in the Athletics Department this upcoming January. Plus we recap an exciting week of hoops on this episode of the Bobcast!
  • Read full article
    December 10, 2016
    Malcolm Delpeche record-breaking block Senior Malcolm Delpeche (Wilmington, Del.) blocked three shots against the Mules to set the all-time Bates men's basketball record for career blocks. Delpeche currently has 130 blocks in his career, surpassing Dave Larrivee '88 for first all-time in the Bobcat record books.
  • Read full article
    December 08, 2016
    Video: The Dynamic Duo Sophomores Katie Bull and Molly Brooks are having breakthrough seasons for the Bates women's squash team. Roommates and best friends, this dynamic duo is hoping to make 2017 a year to remember for the Bobcats.
  • Read full article
    December 06, 2016
    Bates Bobcast Episode 49: Swimming's Success Both swimming and diving programs won the Maine State Championship this past weekend. Hear from our Bobcats of the Week: Janika Ho '20 and Riley Ewing '18 on this episode of the Bobcast!
  • Read full article
    November 29, 2016
    Bates Bobcast Episode 48: Squash and Swimming & Diving Preview It's an action-packed episode of the Bobcast as we celebrate a 4-0 week for the Bates basketball programs and preview the seasons for squash and swimming & diving!
  • Read full article
    November 29, 2016
    Nine Bobcats named NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship Nine Bates students were named to the 2016 NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship Team, announced Tuesday by the New England Small College Athletic Conference.
  • Read full article
    November 22, 2016
    Bates Bobcast Episode 47: Running into winter sports On this episode of the Bobcast, we recap the women's cross country team's trip to the NCAA Championships and take a look back at the first week of winter sports at Bates!
  • Read full article
    November 18, 2016
    Video: The Graef Memorial Classic Bates and Bowdoin share so many connections. This weekend, they are co-hosting the first Graef Memorial Classic, in memory of former Bates volleyball and women's basketball head coach Marsha Graef. This is the story on how the Graef Memorial Classic came to be.
  • Read full article
    November 15, 2016
    Bates Bobcast Episode 46: Previewing Bates basketball The Bates basketball programs begin their seasons on Friday and the women's cross country team is headed to the NCAA Championships. Plus we wrap up the football season and talk to our Bobcats of the Week.
  • Read full article
    November 08, 2016
    Bates Bobcast Episode 45: CBB series three-peat! The Bates football team defeated Bowdoin 24-7 on Saturday to clinch their third consecutive outright CBB series title. We break it down with coach Mark Harriman. Plus, a look back at the seasons for volleyball, field hockey and soccer!
  • Read full article
    November 08, 2016
    Trophy Love (Video): Bobcats celebrate CBB title at Bowdoin After Bates' 24-7 win at Bowdoin on Nov. 5, 2016, the Bobcats spent some quality time with the symbol of their triumph.
  • Read full article
    November 07, 2016
    Video: 2016 Bates vs. Bowdoin Football Highlights The Bates football team defeated Bowdoin on Saturday to win their third consecutive outright CBB series title. We have all the highlights and interviews!
  • Read full article
    November 04, 2016
    Video: Jacqueline Forney sets up volleyball for success "Five, 10 years down the road, when we're at the top of the NESCAC, that's what I'm looking forward to, being able to come back and know that you were part of creating this program." Meet junior captain Jacqueline Forney. She has the volleyball team set up for success.
  • Read full article
    November 01, 2016
    Bates Bobcast Episode 44: Happy Halloween and Happy CBB series! The football team beat Colby to start the CBB series on the right foot. The volleyball team picked up two huge wins and the women's cross country team shined at NESCAC's. Plus, some Halloween fun on this episode of the Bobcast!
  • Read full article
    November 01, 2016
    Bates dedicates new rowing boathouse The Bates rowing program had a housewarming last Saturday, formally dedicating its new boathouse on the Androscoggin River in Greene.
  • Read full article
    October 31, 2016
    Stafford-Smith named NESCAC Volleyball Player of the Week First-year Taylor Stafford-Smith was named the NESCAC Volleyball Player of the Week on Monday thanks to her outstanding performances over the weekend, propelling Bates to two huge conference victories.
  • Read full article
    October 25, 2016
    Bates Bobcast Episode 43: Upsets and Milestones The men's soccer team upset No. 15 nationally ranked Middlebury last week and the field hockey team reached a new high in wins for this century. Plus a recap of the Head of the Charles and a CBB Series preview. All that and more on the latest episode of the Bobcast!
  • Read full article
    October 24, 2016
    Video: Leaders of the Pack Senior co-captain Jessica Wilson and junior Katherine Cook lead the No. 20 nationally ranked Bates women's cross country team into action this Saturday at the NESCAC Championships. These "leaders of the pack" explain how cross country is the ultimate team sport.
  • Read full article
    October 18, 2016
    Bates Bobcast Episode 42: Maine State Champions Last week the women's cross country team won the Maine State Championship for the fourth time in program history. Meanwhile the field hockey team stunned a nationally ranked opponent for the second straight year. All that and more on the latest episode of the Bates Bobcast!
  • Read full article
    October 11, 2016
    Bates Bobcast Episode 41: A victorious Back to Bates Junior slotback Frank Williams starred in the football team's 29-17 victory over Williams College on Saturday. It was the highlight of a very memorable Back to Bates Homecoming weekend. We've got the full recap on this episode of the Bates Bobcast!
  • Read full article
    October 07, 2016
    Video: For football's Mark Upton, commitment to Bates comes first This Saturday when football takes the field to take on Williams on Back to Bates Weekend, keep an eye on No. 48 in garnet and white when the Bobcats are on defense. His name is Mark Upton and his value to the team goes way beyond his outstanding statistics.
  • Read full article
    October 04, 2016
    Bates Bobcast Episode 40: Cross Country goes the distance The men's and women's cross country teams sent their top runners to Louisville this past weekend and turned in some great results. Plus, star linebacker Mark Upton had a huge week for the football team. All that and more!
  • Read full article
    September 30, 2016
    Bates Men's Golf: Dreams of Spring Senior men's golf co-captain Brad Rutkin wants to continue playing golf in the spring. To do so, he and his fellow Bobcats have to qualify for NESCACs this weekend. This is their story.
  • Read full article
    September 27, 2016
    Bates Bobcast Episode 39: Getting on track in NESCAC NESCAC play is in full swing for the Bates fall sports. We recap the week that was in Bates athletics on this week's episode of the Bates Bobcast!
  • Read full article
    September 22, 2016
    Video: Bobcats in the Backfield The Bates football team opens their 2016 season Saturday with a new starting quarterback and a new starting dive back. We take a look at what they need to do to make the triple option offense work this college football season.
  • Read full article
    September 20, 2016
    Bates Bobcast Episode 38: 2016 Football Preview The Bates football team begins their season this Saturday at Trinity. We preview their chances on the gridiron.
Load More