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On the new NESCAC soccer heckling rule

Near the beginning of September, a letter was circulated on behalf of NESCAC soccer coaches to parents of student-athletes, notifying them that Men’s Soccer will disallow booing or cheering against the visiting team starting this Fall. The NESCAC ruling reads “As a supporter, we ask you not engage in any unsportsmanlike actions, which include booing, taunting, profanity, rude language or […]

by Dan Dupont· · 0 comments · Sports

Football drops season opener versus Trinity

The Colby College Football Team did not get the result that they were looking for when they traveled to Hartford, CT last Saturday to take on the Trinity College Bantams. The Mules knew they were in for a challenge, as Trinity football had not lost at home in 51 straight games. At the end of the first quarter, Colby led […]

by Henry Holtzer· · 0 comments · Sports

A week in the Premier League

This weekend began in a dull manner, as Queen’s Park Rangers and Stoke City opened the weekend with a muted 2-2 draw.  In his first game as manager, Stoke’s Mark Hughes was underwhelming against his former club. Arsenal soon followed with a 3-0 win over Aston Villa.  Striker Danny Welbeck scored in the 34th minute, his first goal for the […]

by Will Levesque· · 0 comments · Sports

Xu captains men’s crew team

When she first joined her high school crew team sophomore year, Sylvia Xu ’16 never imagined she would continue crew in college, let alone be named a captain for the men’s team at Colby. Her career as a coxswain (the team member who sits in front and dictates the boat), began after Xu suffered a knee injury from gymnastics. Xu […]

by Katherine Kyrios· · 0 comments · Sports

Women’s Soccer tough at home in young season

The Colby Women’s Soccer team will look to return to their winning ways in the 2014 season. Last year, the Mules held opponents to one goal or less in nine of their fifteen games, and having returned much of their defense, the Mules will be a formidable defensive force. “With new blood in the coaching staff from Mark Serjenian and […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 0 comments · Sports

Rugby finds temporary solution after cancellation

Last November an important and longstanding part of the Colby community was nearly lost. The Colby College Rugby Football Club, a presence on campus since the early 1970’s, was told suddenly and without warning that the Spring 2014 season would be their last. In a meeting with Dean of Faculty Lori Kletzer, players were informed that the costs of rugby […]

by Grace Baldwin· · 0 comments · Sports

The NFL This Week

Hey NFL fans. If you’re reading this article to get a nice balanced view on the NFL, I’m sorry, but I’m not the writer for you. Along with what seems to be at times 95% of this school, I’m a diehard Patriots fan, and as much as my editors will try to de-bias my articles, it ain’t happening (got that […]

by Dan Nesvet· · 0 comments · Sports

Football looking ahead

The Colby Football Team is in the midst of preparing for another successful season on Mayflower Hill. After last year’s season, which saw the squad go 4-4 despite great offensive capability that led to an over 25-point score differential, the Mules are looking to improve and contend for the NESCAC title. The season opens September 20th against the Trinity College […]

by Henry Holtzer· · 0 comments · Sports

Athletic Director Zalot resigns

After seventeen years in the Colby Athletic Department, Marcella Zalot has decided to move on. Zalot began at Colby as the Associate Athletic Director and later transitioned to her current post of Athletic Director where she has served for the past thirteen years. Her resignation, effective at the end of the calendar year, marks the end of an administrative era […]

by Danny Kossow· · 0 comments · Sports

Men’s Soccer Falls in NESCAC Season Opener

The Colby soccer team has high hopes for the upcoming season. The team, however, has been unable to get a foothold in New England Small College Athletic Competition (NESCAC) play. Having missed the playoffs for the second time in a row last fall, the Mules are looking to bounce back from a disappointing 4-10 finish. Taking over a struggling offense […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 0 comments · Sports