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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

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