Saturday Scoreboard

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Men’s Track & Field:  The men’s track & field team won the Indoor State Championship for the first time since 2012 at USM.

Nordic Skiing: Results from the University of Vermont Winter Carnival here.

Men’s Squash: Wesleyan 6, Bowdoin 3; Middlebury 8, Bowdoin 1.

Women’s Squash: Bowdoin 5, Colby 4; Amherst 6, Bowdoin 3.

Men’s Ice Hockey: The men’s ice hockey team continued its winning streak after knocking off nationally ranked Hamilton in a 6-2 final.

Women’s Ice Hockey: The Hamilton women’s ice hockey team forced a series split with a 4-1 win over host Bowdoin Saturday afternoon.

Women’s Basketball: The women’s basketball team used a dominant second quarter to pull away from Middlebury in a 63-46 win in Morrell Gym.

Men’s Basketball: The men’s basketball team dropped a 86-71 decision to Hamilton at Scott Field House.

Scores listed are those available at time of publication.

The Seven States Struggling More Than Others (Washington Post)

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Data released recently from the Philadelphia Fed indicates that seven states saw their economies contract during the last three months of 2015. Read The Washington Post article to see if yours is one of them.

Meet the Titanosaur, the Largest Dinosaur Ever Put on Display (Smithsonian)

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Not your typical museum piece

While the Titanosaur is yet to be confirmed as the largest dinosaur ever discovered, it certainly claims the title of largest prehistoric creature put on display. The task of fitting a cast of a 122-feet-long dinosaur in the hall of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City required no shortage of creativity and effort, according to Brian Switek in Smithsonian Magazine.

As Peter May, president of Research Casting International, observes, “it makes you wonder how these animals moved at all, how much [they] would have had to eat!” Read the article.

Friday Scoreboard

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Women’s Basketball: The women’s basketball team outscored Hamilton, 50-18, in the second and third quarters en route to a convincing 80-51 win at Morrell Gymnasium.

Men’s Ice Hockey: The men’s ice hockey team rattled off its fifth straight victory with a 3-1 win at Amherst.

Women’s Ice Hockey: The women’s ice hockey team skated to a 2-0 shutout over visiting Hamilton.

Women’s Track & Field: The Bates College women’s track and field team claimed the 2016 Maine State Women’s Indoor Track & Field Championship hosted by Bowdoin Friday evening at Farley Field House.

Men’s Squash: Bowdoin’s Alex Reisley ’16 captured a five-game win at number four to lift the Polar Bear men’s squash team to a dramatic 5-4 win over Hamilton in the opening round of the NESCAC Tournament at Trinity College.

Nordic Skiing: Results from the University of Vermont Winter Carnival here.

Men’s Basketball: Due to weather-related travel issues, the Bowdoin men’s basketball team has adjusted its weekend schedule. The Polar Bears play at Hamilton at 3 p.m. Saturday, before traveling to Middlebury for a 1 p.m. game Sunday.