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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 […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Playoff results: squash, basketball, and ice hockey

Playoff results: squash, basketball, and ice hockey

Men’s Squash  Colby men’s squash kicked off the weekend’s playoff events with matches Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Harvard University. Friday’s event was the quarterfinals of the College Squash Association (CSA) National Collegiate Men’s Team Championships. After a successful 11-9 season, the Men’s team was ranked fifth nationally, earning them a match with the fourth ranked Bates in Friday’s championship […]

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 […]

Club Ski offers fun high-speed races to students

Club Ski offers fun high-speed races to students

Club Ski just finished up their divisional races, with success on and off the slopes. The Club competes in the USCSA Reynolds division, with familiar names like Bowdoin, Bates, University of Maine, University Maine-Farmington, and Saint Josephs. The Club races Slalom and Giant Slalom (GS) and finished third divisionally this season, but the greatest success was individual. Senior Captain Katie […]

by Will Bedingfield· · 1 comment · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Women’s hockey finds success while men’s team struggles

Women’s hockey finds success while men’s team struggles

The men’s and women’s hockey teams kicked off their season this weekend with mixed results. Both teams played a game on Fri. and another on Sat.; the women were at home, while the men were on the road. Coming into the season, both teams have high hopes. The men have high hopes starting the season, being title contenders every year […]

by Will Bedingfield· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Colby Football wins CBB second year in a row

Colby Football wins CBB second year in a row

The Colby football team closed out their season with a contest for the books. The Mules secured the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin (CBB) trophy Sat. night with a 47-34 win over Bowdoin’s Polar Bears. Dick McGee Head Coach for Colby Football Jack Cosgrove has started off his fruitful tenure on Mayflower Hill with two of such trophies in two years. Colby’s closing game […]

Women’s Rugby falls to Bryant State

Women’s Rugby falls to Bryant State

Colby women’s rugby played a tough game against Bryant State team this weekend. In a game played for an advantageous playoff position after an undefeated season, Bryant State came on top 19-14. Nov. 2nd was crisp. On a Colby women’s rugby came to play, and they brought in a crowd. The crowd came to see two of the best 15 […]

Devastator of the week: Will Bedingfield

Devastator of the week: Will Bedingfield

The devastator of the week is Will Bedingfield `22 from the Men’s rugby team, scoring a hat trick over the weekend. The Colby Men’s Rugby Football Club travelled up I-95 to Orono for their final regular season game against the Black Bears of the University of Maine. The Mules were chasing an undefeated season, and with that the top seed […]

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Colby Boxing hits Waterville

Colby Boxing hits Waterville

One of Colby’s hottest new organizations, the Boxing Club, debuted this semester. Led by founder Zeke Edwards-Mizel `22, the club trains out of O’Leary’s Fitness in downtown Waterville every Sunday at 3 p.m.  The club caters to range of comfort levels; while some members have been boxing for a few years, most are brand new to the sport. Newcomers and […]

Cross Country members work together to keep coach

Cross Country members work together to keep coach

In late July, members of the college’s cross-country team received an email from the administration that Jared Beers `01 would no longer be serving as their coach for the winter and spring track seasons. Instead, Beers would hold an administrative position in which he would not interact with or train students. Almost immediately, over 20 students replied to this email […]