Articles by: James Burlage

Volleyball looking for first win

The Colby Volleyball team began their season at the MIT invitational on September 9. One week and eight matches later, the Mules have yet to spike home a win. An 0-4 performance in tournament play at MIT against Roger Williams (3-1), Redlands (3-1), Wellesley (3-1), and Babson (3-0) can be excused for summer rust. But the winless squad has continued […]

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W. Lacrosse loses quarterfinal game

With one game left in the regular season, the Colby women’s lacrosse team travelled down to Bates this past Wednesday. Adding to their historic Maine rivalry, the Mules and Bobcats came into this game with identical overall records (11-3), identical NESCAC records (6-3), and equal national rankings (tenth). To raise the stakes even further, this final rival contest determined who […]

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Women’s Lacrosse goes 1-1 for weekend

The Colby women’s lacrosse team had two away games this past week, including a game against non-conference University of New England (UNE) in Biddeford and a crucial away match against  sixth-ranked Middlebury. On April 20, the tenth-ranked Mules coasted past the Nor’easters of UNE  to a definitive 16-3 victory. Led by the red hot play of Kendall Smith ’18, last […]

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Baseball wins series over rival Bowdoin

After dropping their NESCAC series opener (1-2) to the hands of the Bantams, Colby Baseball looked to have a more successful week. Sluggish off the bat, the Mules’ recent issues persisted versus their neighborhood rivals, Thomas College, who blanked Colby 4-0 on Tuesday. The Mules suffered the same fate the following day as they fell to  the University ofSouthern Maine […]

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Success at Indoor Track Nationals

Success at Indoor Track Nationals

Four Colby Mules (three women, one man) travelled to Grinnell, Iowa to compete in the Division III Indoor Track National Championships.

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Indoor Track breaks three school records in Boston meet

Indoor Track breaks three school records in Boston meet

Indoor Track breaks multiple school records at the Open New England Championships at Boston University. Both the men and the women are looking towards the ECAC and NESCAC championships.

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Alpine and Nordic ski teams enjoy a cold weekend

After varied finishes in the Vermont Carnival at the end of January, the Colby Ski teams continue to carve out respectable seasons. With the Eastern Championships less than two weeks away, the Mules traveled down to the Dartmouth Carnival in Hanover, New Hampshire on February 12 looking to gain momentum as the season reaches its final slope. The first day […]

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Squash performs well in tournaments

On the last weekend of January, the Colby men’s squash team, ranked 19th nationally, capped off their weekend with a flurry of victories over the University of Virginia (5-4), Tufts (8-1), Bowdoin (8-1) and Connecticut College (9-0). The 10-5 Mules hoped to carry on their success, traveling down to Hartford, Connecticut for the NESCAC championships the following weekend. The fifth-seeded […]

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Men’s Basketball defeats Polar Bears to improve to 5-1 overall

Colby’s Men’s Basketball continued their blistering start with a triplet of victories over the past weeks. Raising their current streak to five, the Mules show no signs of slowing down. Since their overtime loss vs. the College of Staten Island in their season opener, the Mules have only found success as their current overall record stands at an impressive 5-1. […]

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Cross Country Country finishes strong at ECACs

Looking to bounce back from their eighth-place finish at the NESCAC championships, Men’s Cross Country headed to Williamstown on Saturday to compete in the East Coast Athletic Conference (ECAC) championship. Despite the Mule’s top runners, including Maine State Champion and All-NESCAC honoree Silas Eastman ’17, sidelined in preparation for the New England Division III Championships on the 14th, the Mules […]

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