Articles by: Russ Ollis

Women’s Ice Hockey goes 2-3-1 overall

The Colby women’s ice hockey team travelled to Clinton, New York, this past weekend for a showdown with the Continentals of Hamilton College. The Mules entered the weekend sporting a 2-2 overall record and a 1-1 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) record. On Friday, December 4, the Mules kicked off their weekend series against Hamilton. Colby got off […]

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Remembering Jack Sandler: 1980-2015

Remembering Jack Sandler: 1980-2015

Russ Ollis shares his opinions regarding the loss of his coach, Jack Sandler. Sandler passed away at the age of 35 after collapsing due to a heart attack on a treadmill. His loss was felt by the entire Colby campus, and he will be dearly missed.

Colby Football suffers 28-10 loss to Tufts on Senior Day

The Colby College football team hoped that on Senior Day they could gather an all-important New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) win as the Jumbos of Tufts University came into town. Unfortunately, on Saturday, November 7, the Mules fell short of their goal of capturing their second victory of the year as they lost 28-10. Tufts jumped out to […]

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M. Soccer suffers 1-0 loss to Hamilton

The struggling men’s soccer team travelled to Hamilton College this past weekend in an effort to pick up its second New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) victory of the season.  Despite a back-and-forth effort, the Mules ended up on the wrong side of the 1-0 game. The lone goal of the game came when Colby was called for a […]

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Women’s Tennis goes 4-0

The Colby women’s tennis team has enjoyed a superb fall season as they cruised to a perfect 4-0 record before the winter break. With easy wins over Thomas College, Simmons College, Colby-Sawyer College, and Wheaton College, the Mules look to carry this momentum to the spring season. The season began on September 11 when new head coach Jason Cohen led […]

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Football drops home opener

Despite high expectations, the Colby College football team opened the season in disappoint- ing fashion as they dropped their home opener 34-0 against NES- CAC foe Trinity College. The exciting atmosphere at Harold Alfond Field on Satur- day, September 26 quickly faded right as the game began as the Bantams marched down the field and scored after only six plays. […]

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Field hockey starts 3-2

The Colby College field hockey team entered this weekend’s games sporting a 2-1 overall record but still in search of their first NESCAC victory. Although the Mules split the weekend series against two NESCAC foes, they were successful in securing their first league win of the season. The Mules opened up the slate of NESCAC games this weekend with a […]

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Sommers ’17 helps Mules

Sommers ’17 helps Mules

This past weekend, a handful of Mules travelled down to Cambridge, Mass. to participate in the Open New England Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At the end of the weekend, Brian Sommers ’17 continued his dominance of the 400-meter dash as he brought home first place at the championship. Because runners from […]

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Women’s Track takes third

On Saturday, April 11, the Colby women’s track team hosted a meet against four other schools. By the end of the day, the women finished in third place with 122 points—just 13 points behind Bates College and way behind winner Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who had 287 points. Many different athletes shined for Colby, but arguably the day belonged to […]

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Softball goes 1-2 against Trinity

The Colby softball team opened up NESCAC play this past weekend as they ventured down to Hartford, CT to face the Bantams in a three-game series. The Mules split the double-header on Friday, April 3. In the first game, the Mules got off to a slow start as they fell down 7-1 by the bottom of the fifth inning. However, […]

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