Weekend Preview: How to watch football play at Tufts on Saturday

Josh Chronopoulos '13 (48) and the Bates football team look to spoil Homecoming for Tufts on Saturday at 1 p.m. The game features live video streaming.

Bates' football, field hockey, and men's and women's soccer teams all play at Tufts University on Saturday, during Tufts' Homecoming Weekend -- sure to be a big weekend for the Bobcats, as well.

The football team's clash at Ellis Oval/Zimman Field in Somerville, Mass., kicks off at 1 p.m., 135 years after the teams first met. For directions to the game, go to this link. The game will also feature live video streaming; follow this link to watch the Bobcats' last game before the home opener on the new Garcelon Field next Saturday.

The men's soccer contest at 2:30 p.m. will be significant for both teams, both of whom stand at 1-1-1 in NESCAC play thus far, and also sport identical 3-2-1 overall marks. Field hockey has a big challenge against the No. 2 nationally ranked Jumbos. Women's soccer (2-3-1, 1-2-1 NESCAC) looks to its noontime matchup with Tufts (2-2-2, 1-1-1) with an eye on returning to the the type of play that led to a 2-1-1 start.

Bates volleyball plays at home this weekend against two of the better teams in the NESCAC. The Bobcats celebrate Senior Night, recognizing captain Rachel Colby, at Friday night's 6 p.m. match against Amherst, then they'll play Middlebury on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Both matches will feature live video streaming at First Team Broadcasting's Bates website.

The Bates men's golf team plays at the 2010 NESCAC Golf Championship Qualifier this weekend, hosted by Trinity College at Shuttle Meadow Country Club in Kensington, Conn. Bates players tee off at 12:20 p.m. on Saturday, then at either 11 a.m., 11:40 a.m. or 12:20 p.m. on Saturday. The Bates women's golf team will play in a scramble at Bowdoin on Sunday.