Articles by: Kevin Ahn

Sports spotlights from the perspective of senior athletes

Sports spotlights from the perspective of senior athletes

With the recent spike in COVID-19 activity across the world, spring sports are patiently waiting to hear what the course of action the college will take. Emails from other NESCAC schools have made their way into Colby circles, suggesting that the spring sports season will be cancelled. In preparation for such an unfortunate outcome, the Echo caught up with some […]

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Men’s basketball overcomes Bates in triple overtime

Men’s basketball overcomes Bates in triple overtime

Before a crowd of well over 1,000, Colby men’s basketball pulled out a dramatic win over Bates College in triple overtime on Saturday Feb. 22nd. The win over Bates advances Colby to the semi-finals of the NESCAC playoffs. Having faced Bates twice already this year and winning both games in regulation time (101-84 and 72-61), the Mules looked poised to […]

Weekend recap: Winter sports nears end of season

Weekend recap: Winter sports nears end of season

Men’s and Women’s Squash With the Echo having been gone for quite some time, it’s time to catch up with some of our winter sports teams. Since the start of the new year, the Women’s Squash Team has seen somewhat of a tough stretch of games, as they have lost the past four matches.  In their last match of the […]

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Devastator of the week: Sabrina Rabins

Devastator of the week: Sabrina Rabins

The final Devastator of the Week this semester is Sabrina Rabins `20 on the women’s squash team. The team took on Vassar College at Colby to start off their season. At the end of the day, the Mules secured a win over Vassar, with a key comeback coming from Rabins in an early match. Hailing from Weston, MA., Rabins has […]

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Women’s Hockey gears up for the start of the season

Women’s Hockey gears up for the start of the season

With the fall sports season coming to a close, the college will look to start up what is sure to be an exciting winter sports season. Nov. 15, will mark the start of the season for several teams, among them is the women’s ice hockey team, which is scheduled to be the only home game of the night. Heading into […]

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Colby alum named Red Sox General Manager

Colby alum named Red Sox General Manager

On Oct. 28, 2019, the Boston Red Sox announced that the new General Manager (GM) of the Red Sox would be Brian O’Halloran `93. O’Halloran has been with the Red Sox organization for over 15 years, starting as an operations assistant back in 2002. He then began rising through the ranks of upper management, becoming the director of baseball operations […]

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The Cheap Seats

The Cheap Seats

*Prior to the start of the interview Ethan vanderWilden: Hey, before we start could we turn  this into a dual cheap seat with Alan like when Chad  Ochocinco did one with Terrell Owens?  Echo: Sure, why not. So how did you both first get into  ultimate frisbee?  vanderWilden: Well, we were both together when we  signed up on the email […]

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Field hockey wins their game 3-1 over nationally ranked Trinity Bantams

Field hockey wins their game 3-1 over nationally ranked Trinity Bantams

An impressive run continues for field hockey, beating nationally ranked Trinity Bantams. Continuing their impressive start to the season, the Women’s field hockey team extended their winning streak to three and remain undefeated thus far. Taking on the nationally ranked Trinity College for the first time this year, the Mules earned a hard-fought victory against the Bantams. Trinity field hockey […]

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Student athletes set sights beyond sports, aim to give back to community

Student athletes set sights beyond sports, aim to give back to community

Many people do not think about the impact of student athletes off the field. However, Colby athletes do so much more than just their respective sport. Each year numerous sports teams participate in fundraisers, drives, and more. With so much attention and focus on athletics changing to become a more competitive force in the NESCAC and beyond, it is often […]

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The Cheap Seats with Brandon Troisi ’19

The Cheap Seats with Brandon Troisi ’19

As the football season has just come to a close after beating Bowdoin College, the Echo sat down with Brandon Troisi ’19 to discuss Celebrities, Milkshakes, and Autobiographies for this edition of the Cheap Seats. Echo (E): When did you start playing football? Brandon Troisi (T): It was around sixth grade when I was  eleven or twelve. E: Favorite Football Memory? […]

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