Colby Men’s Soccer: Elephants or Mules?

The Colby Men’s Soccer team may be Mules at heart, but they reserved a soft spot for some elephants this past month. On April 26, 2014 the Men’s Soccer team offered up their Saturday to provide services as volunteers at the sanctuary and visit Hope Elephants. Hope Elephants, located in Hope, ME, is a unique...

Real Men Knit

Colby College football players take some time to learn the fine art of knitting with some fifth grade students at the local Hall school. Some players went outside with the school-age children and participated in outdoor recess to engage the students actively, while others took some time to hone their knitting skills indoors.

Women’s Ice Hockey Players Coach Local Soccer

Two women’s ice hockey players, Bri Davis ’16 and Maddie Dewhirst ’16 tap into their soccer skills by coaching local youth soccer teams in Waterville on their weekends. Although neither play soccer here at Colby, they find it fun to return back to a field sport whilst simultaneously helping out the local youth team who...

Men’s Ice Hockey Put to Work at Camp Tracy

Over twenty Colby men’s ice hockey players dedicated their weekend to assisting the Waterville YMCA and Alfond Center dismantle their docks located at Campy Tracy. The team helped store the swimming docks and canoes.  This was a physically demanding project that typically necessitated 8 hours of work for Camp Tracy. With the help of the Colby men’s ice hockey...

Field Hockey Heads to Muskie Community Center

Members of the Colby Field Hockey team recently had the opportunity during preseason to head down to the Muskie Community Center in Waterville. The girls assisted in some behind the scenes work and got the chance to play some card games with some community members as well.

BTP Does Polar Plunge

On Saturday, March 9th the Colby College football program had 19 members participate in the 2013 Polar Plunge right here in Waterville, ME! Proceeds raised from the event went directly to the Waterville, ME Boys and Girls Club Kids Kitchen this year.  The team was able to raise over $400 for the event, which has...

Colby Women’s Ice Hockey Teach Kids Tricks of the Trade

If the Colby women’s ice hockey team isn’t busy enough duking it out with NESCAC opponents on the ice hockey rink, you can find these players on their Sunday afternoons coaching little kids at local Sukee Arena in Winslow, ME how to skate on the ice. This Learn to Skate program is a product of...

Special Olympics Outreach

          On Sunday, January 27th members of the Colby College football team along with Head Football Coach Jonathan Michaeles and staff served over 350 Special Olympic athletes during the opening ceremonies of the 2013 Maine Special Olympics Winter games held at Sugarloaf Ski Resort.  Opening ceremonies finished with an ice skating...

Colby Field Hockey Team is All About the Kids

Sixteen members of Colby’s field hockey team serve as members of CCAK, a great mentorship program bridging students from the Colby community to local children in the public school systems. Mentorship involves weekly visits with a student’s mentee and guidance from a successful young adult. Last year field hockey captain Lauren Zion initiated a special...

Alpine Skiers Volunteer at Animal Refuge

The DEW (domestic, exotic, wild) Animal Kingdom is An animal refuge located in Mount Vernon, Maine. The owner began the farm years ago after returning from war. He began taking in mistreated or abandoned domestic animals, soon taking in wildlife from around Maine for rehabilitation and release back into the wild. Later on he began...