Football falls last second to Bates

The Colby College football team lost in dramatic fashion yesterday after leading for the entire game over archrival Bates College. This loss drops the Mules to 1-5 on the season, with two games left against Tufts University and Bowdoin College. This loss marks the second straight, last-minute loss to a CBB rival school after last year’s “Hail-Mary” at Bowdoin College, […]

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M. Crew looking to spring

“I’ve rowed a couple summers now, and wherever I go, nobody seems to know where Colby is, who we are, what we can do.” David Watson ’15, co-captain and one of few upperclassmen on men’s crew, takes his team’s small-town reputation as a reason to push himself and his teammates for more: “It makes me want to pull harder, to […]

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Mens’s Soccer draws with Hamilton

Men’s soccer did not disappoint the homecoming fans this weekend, playing out a tough match against the visiting Hamilton Continentals. The tough Hamilton squad has always played well in games against the Mules. In the last four years of this NESCAC rivalry, Colby has not beaten the boys from Clinton, New York, registering a record of two draws and two […]

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Depth in Women’s Crew leads to speed

Colby Women’s Crew entered the season ranked 15th in the country after a strong spring 2014 season. This fall the team returned many of their top rowers including second team All-American Sophie Suechting ’16. The women’s top boat performed well in both of their major competitions this fall, the Textile River Regatta, the Quinsigamond Snake Regatta, and the Head of […]

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Football rolls over Hamilton behind Harrigton

Football rolls over Hamilton behind Harrigton

Senior football captain Connor Clancy has seen it all in his four years with the Mules. As a three-year starter at center, he understands the finite difference between winning and losing in the NESCAC. When asked about starting the season 0-4, Clancy offered a confident, yet realistic perspective: “It’s tough sometimes when you work so hard and you strain for […]

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Football falls to 0-3 in big loss to Wesleyan Cardinals

Colby Football has yet to find their first win after losing 28-7 in a cold, wet Saturday matchup against Wesleyan. Turnovers hurt the Mules as a big, fast, and opportunistic Cardinals team took advantage of even slight mistakes. The game began with a Colby fumble on the opening kickoff; Wesleyan recovered the ball on Colby’s 20-yard line.  Moments later, Cardinals […]

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Women’s Soccer captures first NESCAC victory

The Colby women’s soccer team earned their first NESCAC win against league foe Wesleyan this Saturday on the Hill. The girls weren’t ready to write off the Wesleyan squad, but felt extremely confident going in. “We pulled out a gritty win last year,” sophomore Aliza Van Leesten said, “but we know they always have our number. It’s going to be […]

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W. Cross Country building steam

Colby Women’s Cross Country entered the season ranked seventh in the region, but has been close on the heels of the New England powerhouses vying for a spot in the top five.  Colby has been led on the trails by head coach Deb Aitken who is entering her 30th year on the Hill. Aitken returns a seasoned squad that is […]

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A weekend of rivalry in the British Premier League

By Will Levesque With multiple upsets and unexpected results, last weekend set a high bar for this round of Barclay’s Premier League matchups. Despite this, however, Week six of the BPL produced yet another set of dramatic and unexpected results. Saturday got off to an early start with the 223rd Merseyside Derby. After a muted first half, the second frame […]

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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 […]

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