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Baseball hopes to make jump to final four in league standings

“Watch out for the Mules,” says co-captain Scott Goldberg ’15.  Goldberg has high hopes for his team this season and thinks the Mules have what it takes to contend for a NESCAC championship. “The team’s main goal for this season is to win the NESCAC.  The team fell one game short of the final four team playoff last year and […]

by Dan Hyszczak· · 0 comments · Sports

Two State Titles for M. Track

If President Greene is as committed to the growth and continued success of Colby athletics as he purports to be—and there have certainly been plenty of changes in recent months to suggest that he is—he would do well to look at the meteoric rise of the men’s runners at the school as inspiration. Over the last few years, the men’s […]

by Pete Cronkite· · 0 comments · Sports

Men’s Basketball climbs up in NESCAC standings

At the end of last year, Colby men’s basketball was better known for their bench celebrations than for their play on the court; however, that may not continue to be the case for long, as the Mules have worked their way into contention after years in the league cellar. In his short time at the helm of the men’s basketball […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 0 comments · Sports

Women’s Hockey Routs USM in strong performance

On Tuesday, Feb. 3, the University of Southern Maine women’s ice hockey team travelled to Waterville to face the Mules.  Although it was a close game during the first period, Colby pulled away in the second to rout the Huskies 4-0. The first period had the two squads evenly matched, however the scoring picked up for the Mules in the […]

by Russ Ollis· · 0 comments · Sports

Tough Competition at Dartmouth Winter Carnival for skiers

Men’s and women’s teams find consistency throughout season The Dartmouth Winter Carnival, a 104-year-old annual event that always promises to provide fierce competition, is a traditional hallmark of any New England ski team’s calendar. This year proved to be no exception to that rule, as the Mules, braving freezing temperatures and light snow, offered a strong performance against the highly […]

by Will Levesque· · 0 comments · Sports

Colby Men’s Squash drops close match to Cardinals

The Colby men’s squash team stormed the court this past weekend down in Williamstown, Mass. for the annual NESCAC tournament. The teams had high hopes going into this tournament after having successful conference seasons. The Men’s team went into the tournament as the fifth seed—the highest ever from a Colby Men’s team at this tournament. Before the team left, Patrick […]

by Henry Holtzer· · 0 comments · Sports

Men’s Hockey Ties Hamilton, falls to 5-12-3

The Colby men’s hockey team (2-9-3 in NESCAC competition) won’t accept moral victories, not at this critical juncture of its season. With just four games to go, the team finds itself in ninth place in the league, one place shy of reaching the conference tournament and a chance to compete for a NESCAC title. As each game passes by, the […]

by Danny Kossow· · 0 comments · Sports, Uncategorized

Cross Country top ten at ECACs

The winding five-mile course through scenic Stanley Park in Westfield, Massachusetts proved to be no challenge for both the men’s and women’s cross country squads as both placed within the top ten at the ECAC Championships last Saturday.  The men, ranked sixth in the nation, captured fourth place in a field of 52 teams and were bumped from the podium […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 0 comments · Sports

Champions League Roundup

As it is every November, European football was launched into a frantic state as teams from around the continent looked to secure their places in the knockout rounds of the Champions and Europa Leagues in an week of action. Champions League play kicked off on Tuesday evening, with Real Madrid overcoming Liverpool in a 1-0 win at the Bernabeau. The […]

by Will Levesque· · 0 comments · Sports

Early NBA Season: Clairvoyant Overreactions

Everyone loves the playoffs. How can you not? Sixteen teams fighting brutal wars over the span of two and half months, desperately vying for that evasive title (unless you’re the Spurs, in which case it’s just expected). As expected, I love the playoffs, too. Best quality basketball of every NBA season, no doubt. But you know what’s almost just as […]

by Danny Kossow· · 1 comment · Sports