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The Cheap Seats with Brandon Troisi ’19

The Cheap Seats with Brandon Troisi ’19

As the football season has just come to a close after beating Bowdoin College, the Echo sat down with Brandon Troisi ’19 to discuss Celebrities, Milkshakes, and Autobiographies for this edition of the Cheap Seats. Echo (E): When did you start playing football? Brandon Troisi (T): It was around sixth grade when I was  eleven or twelve. E: Favorite Football Memory? […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Sports
Around the Horn: Cross-Country and Football rundown

Around the Horn: Cross-Country and Football rundown

This past Saturday, the Colby men and women’s cross-country team finished their seasons strong at the NCAA Division III New England Regional Cross Country Championships at the University of Southern Maine. It was also a big week for Colby football, as they pulled out a win against NESCAC rival Bowdoin on Saturday. At the Division III New England Region Cross […]

by Emily Schaefer· · 0 comments · Sports
Football remains winless through eight games

Football remains winless through eight games

Despite struggling in the NESCAC standings, Colby Football has been nothing if not a consistent competitor this season, showing great potential in the first quarter of every game, but struggling to hold off their opponents in the other three. Coming off a tough but hard-fought loss against instate rival Bates over Homecoming Weekend, the Mules hoped to bounce back on […]

by Matt He· · 0 comments · Sports
Football’s comeback falls short in homecoming game

Football’s comeback falls short in homecoming game

This weekend, over 3,400 fans packed into Harold Alfond Stadium to cheer on the Colby Mules as they took on the Bates College Bobcats. With current students’ families visiting for Parents Weekend and alumni on campus for Homecoming, the game had a noticeably stronger and more palpable energy compared to other games this year. Unfortunately, despite several highlight plays and […]

Football runs out of steam against Cardinals

Football runs out of steam against Cardinals

Colby Football has been nothing if not consistent through the first four games of the 2017 season. Faced with a daunting schedule, the Mules have shown great potential in the first quarter of every matchup before falling off later in the game. All 20 of their points on the season have been scored in the first, and they have allowed […]

by John Steenrod· · 0 comments · Sports
Football struggles to capitalize on strong first quarter, falls to Williams

Football struggles to capitalize on strong first quarter, falls to Williams

Coming off of a difficult loss in the season opener against Trinity, Colby Football looked to bounce back against Williams in a home game this past Saturday. This was a difficult opponent who had just come off of a 28-14 win over Bowdoin in their own opener. The Colby team made a strong showing despite eventually falling to Williams 24-7. […]

by Ben Woolcott· · 0 comments · Sports
Football fails to score in season opener vs. Trinity

Football fails to score in season opener vs. Trinity

The Mules start off at 0-1 in the NESCAC after losing 35-0 against Trinity, the reigning NESCAC champions, in the season opener last Saturday. The first quarter of the game–which ended scoreless–started off with a fumble recovery by Colby running back Don Vivian ’19. Unfortunately the Mules offense failed to capitalize on the opportunity, only gaining three yards in three […]

by Ed Powell· · 0 comments · Sports

Organizers of Pig Roast Talk Spring Celebration

As spring comes to Colby, the football team is preparing to host the annual Pig Roast, a day party centered around roasting  a pig. This year, event organizers Larry Patrizio ’17 and Corben Davis ’18 are focused on making the event more inclusive.  Though the football team hosts the Pig Roast every spring, no one really knows when it started. […]

by Caitlin Rogers· · 0 comments · Features
Football struggles against Wesleyan and Amherst

Football struggles against Wesleyan and Amherst

Despite massive improvements against formidable opponents, the Mules dropped their last two games to Wesleyan and Amherst. The two losses put Colby Football at 0-4 overall and at the bottom of the NESCAC standings. The first game, against the Cardinals in Middletown, CT, saw the Mules lose a fourth-quarter lead in what became a 24-21 defeat. The second game, at […]