Archive for February, 2009


Calais boys win Class C crown

By on Feb. 28, 2009, at 11:47 p.m.
BANGOR — Senior center Cal Shorey hit his fourth 3-pointer of the game with 17 seconds left Saturday night to lift Calais to a 40-39 victory over Dirigo of Dixfield and its third …

A new Class A Champion will be crowned

on Feb. 28, 2009, at 11:21 p.m.
Lewiston, ME- St. Dom’s will return to the Regional Finals for the first time since 2005. They defeated the two time defending State Champions, the Biddeford Tigers 5-3. C.J. Bergeron got the empty net goal with ten seconds remaining. He got drilled as he released the puck. “I saw three …

Southern Maine drops a heartbeaker to NEC; Season comes to an end.

on Feb. 28, 2009, at 11:06 p.m.
Henniker, NH – Sophomore Simon Laudon-Sorlin (Stockholm, Sweden) scored at 5:29 of sudden-death overtime to give fourth-seeded New England College a 4-3 victory over fifth-seeded University of Southern Maine Saturday night in a first round playoff game of the ECAC (Eastern College Athletic Conference) Men’s East at Lee Clement Arena.

Bowdoin season ends on Olvany’s goal

on Feb. 28, 2009, at 10:55 p.m.
Williamstown, Mass. – Connor Olvany scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lift the Williams College men’s ice hockey team to a 3-2 win over Bowdoin in the NESCAC quarterfinals on Saturday. Bowdoin finishes their ’08-’09 season with a 11-12-2 overall record while the Ephs, now 15-8-2, will play second-seeded …

Pirates fragile when it counts

on Feb. 28, 2009, at 10:51 p.m.
Portland, ME – For the last month, the Portland Pirates have been a fragile hockey team and it really showed tonight as they gave away a 3-0 lead to the Hartford Wolf Pack, losing 4-3 in a shootout before a sellout crowd at the Cumberland County Civic Center on Saturday …

Falmouth puts last year’s loss behind them

on Feb. 28, 2009, at 10:43 p.m.
Lewiston, Me- Revenge is sweet. Kennebunk defeated the Falmouth Yachtsmen last year in the regional semi finals. This time the tables were reversed. Falmouth defeated Kennebunk 4-1. “Revenge is always nice,” says Falmouth senior forward Mike Chase. “Last year was tough,” says Scott Rousseau Head Coach of Falmouth. “Kennebunk was …

Tigers take first-ever ‘C’ title

By on Feb. 28, 2009, at 9:20 p.m.
BANGOR | Jay High School only led for 35 seconds in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s Class C state final against George Stevens Academy.

In search of a good puppy

By Pattie Reaves on Feb. 28, 2009, at 9:01 p.m.
Hey Internets — So my fiance and I :) are looking for a puppy.  We are thinking of either a Boston terrier or a pug, because we need a small, lower-energy dog that will be happy in an apartment. So I’m looking for breeders or rescue groups that might have …

Presque Isle takes victory

By on Feb. 28, 2009, at 8:20 p.m.
WINSLOW | Brennen Shaw scored two goals and assisted on another to lead fourth-seeded Presque Isle to a 5-1 upset victory over top-ranked John Bapst of Bangor in Saturday night’s Eastern Maine Class B semifinal hockey game at Sukee Arena.

What Do Your Bumper Stickers Say About You?

By ladyotrout on Feb. 28, 2009, at 8:05 p.m.
I often write posts about driving, people’s bad behavior driving, road conditions, potholes, stuff like that.  I am a business owner so I spend a good amount of time driving all over so I see alot.  But this is Maine and we all spend time in our cars. We are …

Massachusetts Man Seriously Injured in Snowmobile Incident

on Feb. 28, 2009, at 6:58 p.m.
ROCKWOOD | A 25-year-old Massachusetts man was seriously injured when he hit a mogul on a trail near Rockwood Friday afternoon, according to the Maine Warden Service.

Live Blog: Western Class A Semi-Finals

on Feb. 28, 2009, at 5:45 p.m.
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Lewiston holds on

on Feb. 28, 2009, at 5:41 p.m.
Lewiston, ME- Two goals were all that was needed for the Blue Devils and Cam Poussard did the rest. He made 23 saves in the victory. “The adrenaline just kick in (the third),” Cam Poussard said. He was peppered with shots and he made two big saves in the period. …

Outdoors show in Brewer draws the winter-weary

By Meg Haskell on Feb. 28, 2009, at 5:25 p.m.
Despite Saturday’s bright sunshine and balmy weather, the annual Cabin Fever Reliever show at the Brewer Auditorium attracted a dedicated crowd of outdoor enthusiasts eager for a respite from the winter doldrums. “This show is about education and hands-on experience,” said Ernie MacDonald, chairman of the Penobscot …

Woodland wins first boys ‘D’ title

By on Feb. 28, 2009, at 5:11 p.m.
BANGOR | Senior guard Chad James scored 18 points as Woodland won its first state championship in boys basketball with a 49-43 victory over Richmond in Saturday’s Class D final at the …

Castleton state women top Husson for NAC title

By Pete Warner on Feb. 28, 2009, at 5:09 p.m.
BANGOR | Mary Nienow picked a good day to have the best shooting game of her career.

Waterville moves on

on Feb. 28, 2009, at 5:01 p.m.
Lewiston, ME- The red light didn’t go on for Rams when they needed it. Joey Seccareccia looked like he scored late in the third. Bangor thought the puck went in but officials though otherwise. “It was in,” said Bangor Head Coach Ted Taylor. “I will look at the video, it …

Discovery TV’s ‘American Loggers’ wows Millinocket

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 28, 2009, at 4:39 p.m.
As an image of his own face filled the projection screen and various flat-screen televisions arrayed around the room Friday night, Rudy Pelletier folded his arms across his …

Over 900 attend Lincoln Sno-Cross races

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 28, 2009, at 3:55 p.m.
Cameron Butler knew almost immediately that he wouldn’t win it all.

Overnight power outages mostly fixed

By Meg Haskell on Feb. 28, 2009, at 3:53 p.m.
High winds Friday night left about 1,200 businesses and households without electricity, primarily in Washington and Hancock Counties. By 11 a.m. Saturday, crews from Bangor Hydro Electric Company had restored power to all but a handful of customers, according to a company spokesman. By Saturday afternoon, all affected lines had …