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Men’s Basketball falls to top-seeded Trinity in finale

The Colby men’s basketball team gave it everything they had last Saturday, coming agonizingly close to upsetting the top-seeded Trinity Bantams in the first round of the NESCAC playoffs on Saturday. The visiting Mules led for long stretches of the game and were unlucky to fall 66-63 in a back-and-forth contest. Colby ends the season at 13-12, while Trinity will […]

by Andrew D'Anieri· · 0 comments · Sports

W. Basketball stopped by record-breaking Amherst

As the final buzzer sounded Saturday night, the Colby women’s basketball 2014-15 season came to a close. Despite showing impressive form, skill, and repeated determination throughout the year, the Mules simply could not overcome one final challenge, and lost to Amherst in the NESCAC tournament, 62-40. Despite putting up an impressive 16-8 record going into the game, holding the sixth […]

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M. Hockey misses NESAC playoffs

Colby Men’s Hockey entered this past weekend hopeful for a pair of wins and a NESCAC playoff berth.  Unfortunately, the team’s regular season Alfond Rink finale did not end favorably as they dropped games against both Tufts University and Connecticut College. On Friday, Feb. 20, the Mules hosted the Jumbos of Tufts University in what was a must-win in order […]

by Russ Ollis· · 0 comments · Sports

Seniors lead swim, dive teams in championships

The Colby men’s swimming and diving season came to a close on Sunday afternoon. After a long and exhausting championship weekend, the team returned from Middlebury with their heads held high, looking forward to a well-earned rest. After three days of competition the team finished in 10th place with 440 points, second to last in the NESCAC. Williams College, a […]

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New Athletic Director’s plans for Colby sports’ future

The past year has been a time of change at Colby; from the inauguration of David Greene, to the meteoric rise in application numbers, to the renovation of Roberts, things at Colby are changing. The latest addition to the young administration of President Greene is Tim Wheaton, the new Harold Alfond Director of Athletics. Wheaton spent the past 30 years […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 0 comments · Sports

M. Basketball eighth seed after two close losses

Mules slated to play Trinity in upcoming quarterfinal matchup After falling short to the Jumbos of Tufts University last Friday night and then to the Bates Bobcats in their final league game on Saturday, the Colby men’s basketball team will be the eight seed in the NESCAC league tournament and will play at Trinity College next Saturday.  Both home losses […]

by Will Walkey· · 0 comments · Sports

I’m a better analyst than Charles Barkley: An NBA Column by Danny Kossow:

Weirdly enough, this is probably the most fun NBA season I’ve ever watched. With no obvious hegemon in either conference, there are eleven teams that should be considered legitimate contenders. Eleven! That’s one third of the league. Unsurprisingly, eight of those eleven teams are in the Western Conference, making late night NBA games the best show on TV night in […]

by Danny Kossow· · 0 comments · Sports

Football’s oldest trophy: a week of play in the FA Cup

In the absence of the usual Premier League competition this weekend, the fifth round of the 134th FA Cup took center stage. Each seeking a spot in the quarterfinals of football’s oldest competition, the remaining teams from all levels of the football ladder faced off, bringing a weekend of excitement and the giant-killing that has long been a trademark of […]

by Will Levesque· · 0 comments · Sports

W. Hockey pushing for fourth place as season winds down

The women’s hockey team swept their first NESCAC series of the season over the weekend, with consecutive 2-1 victories over Wesleyan University (8-12-1 overall, 3-10-1 NESCAC) at Alfond Arena. The two wins extended the Mules’ run to five in their last six games to put Colby at 13-9 overall and 5-9 in the conference as the Mules continue their push […]

by Andrew D'Anieri· · 0 comments · Sports

Men’s Hockey drops two over weekend in Connecticut

The Colby men’s hockey team traveled down to Connecticut last weekend as they prepared to face the first and last place teams in the NESCAC.  On Friday, Feb. 13, the Mules headed over to Middletown, CT. to face the struggling Wesleyan University Cardinals. Wesleyan has had its troubles this season, as they are at the bottom of the league with […]

by Russ Ollis· · 0 comments · Sports