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1600-meter relay team qualifies for nationals

The Colby women’s 1,600-meter relay team blazed by the competition at the Last Chance Meet hosted by Tufts University, winning the event for the Mules and punching their ticket to the NCAA DIII Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships in Winston-Salem, NC. The women had a time of 3:56.32 in their last opportunity to try to qualify for Nationals and […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 0 comments · Sports

M. Lax can’t sneak by Hamilton

The Colby men’s lacrosse team fell to Hamilton 12-10 on Saturday in a back-and-forth affair. The visiting Mules took a one-goal lead at Steuben Field in the second quarter, only to concede five unanswered goals to make it 9-5 before halftime. They fought back to make the score 9-8 early in the fourth quarter but were held off by the […]

by Andrew D'Anieri· · 0 comments · Sports

Warm Sports Takes: Dreaming of May 2nd

It’s hard not to think about Spring. Not only are we in the middle of what is probably one of the snowiest winters ever in New England with no end in sight, but we are also in the middle of the stretch in the calendar between the Super Bowl and March Madness when nothing all too exciting happens in the […]

by Dan Hyszczak· · 0 comments · Sports
M. Lacrosse earns comeback victory over Trinity Bantams

M. Lacrosse earns comeback victory over Trinity Bantams

The Colby men’s lacrosse team earned a 9-7 road victory over the Bantams of Trinity College this past Saturday. This was the first game of the season for the Mules, and after being down 5-1 at halftime, they exploded with six goals in the third quarter. Co-captain John Grimaldi ’15 notched the game-winning goal, unassisted, in the fourth quarter. The […]

by Will Walkey· · 0 comments · Sports
W. Lax upsets nationally-ranked Trinity College team

W. Lax upsets nationally-ranked Trinity College team

“One step at a time.” That age old mantra has defined many coaches’ careers; however, Coach Karen Henning took it a step further and brought a ladder into the Colby Women’s Lacrosse locker room last Saturday to reiterate the importance of taking things one step at a time during their game versus the then nationally second-ranked Trinity Bantams. “The big […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 0 comments · Sports

Skiing at Easterns

Determination has defined the Mules’ season on the slopes. “From day one of our training plan in May, the team has been committed to reaching our goals,” said Amy Bianco ’17, co-captain of the women’s Nordic team. “You can tell that every time we step out to practice everyone is focused and determined to perform the workout with quality and […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 0 comments · Sports

Former AD Dick McGee Dies

Dick McGee passed away last Thursday at the age of 84. He was a prominent figure in Colby athletics for over 30 years, working, at different times, as head football coach, Athletic Director, assistant coach, and Professor of Physical Education.  Outside of Colby, McGee was a figurehead for the Police Athletic League, a youth sports program serving the Central Maine […]

by Pete Cronkite· · 0 comments · Sports
Club hockey team wins championship over UMF

Club hockey team wins championship over UMF

“Homogenous” is not the first word that comes to mind for describing the group of players that call themselves Colby’s club hockey team. The Hounds, as they are (mostly) officially known by, list about twenty enthusiastic students in their ranks, among them former varsity players, high school heroes, weekend warriors, and even an occasionally colorful bench coach complete with a […]

by Pete Cronkite· · 0 comments · Sports

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 […]

by Will Levesque· · 0 comments · Sports