Messalonskee Boys Soccer 1 at Hampden 5

By Josh Stevens on Oct. 01, 2014, at 8:18 p.m.
At Hampden, Tristan Gardner scored three goals to propel the Broncos to the win over Messalonskee. Dan Good added an unassisted goal and Nick Chasse scored off a Mike Townsend assist. Paxton Oversmith and Chasse assisted two of Gardner’s goals. Messalonskee’s Dylan Labun scored the lone goal from a Nate …

Old Town Field Hockey 4 at Hermon 0

By Shawna Neal on Oct. 01, 2014, at 8:18 p.m.
At Hermon, Brooke Sulinski recorded a hat trick and assisted on another goal to power the Coyotes to the win. Jordan Foston chipped in with a goal and an assist for Old Town and Natalie St. Louis also had an assist. Corrine Soucier made 14 saves on 14 shots. Kailee …

Dexter Girls Soccer 2 at Penquis Valley 0

By Jody Grant on Oct. 01, 2014, at 8:15 p.m.
At Milo, Shayna Fogg and Christine May both scored goals in the Patriots’ win over the Tigers. Ashley Reynolds and Jasmine Woodard each contributed an assist for Penquis, which received a 30-save performance from Jordan Durant. Tasha Pratt made five saves for Dexter.

Mattanawcook Field Hockey 2 at Orono 0

By Dodi Saucier on Oct. 01, 2014, at 8:14 p.m.
At Orono, Taylor Wotton’s second-half goal off a Courtney McIntyre assist snapped a scoreless tie and sparked the Lynx to victory. McIntyre later scored off a pass from Wotton for Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln. Lauren Page made four saves on four shots. Maiah Cyr came up with 20 saves for …

Caribou Girls Soccer 1 at John Bapst 4

on Oct. 01, 2014, at 8:11 p.m.
At the University of Maine in Orono, Hannah Philippon had a goal and an assist to help the Crusaders beat the Vikings. Ellie Cheff, Gracie Philippon and Maegan True (penalty kick) also scored for John Bapst of Bangor, while Tia Zephir added an assist. Anna Zmistowski made seven saves on …

Lee Girls Soccer 0 at Piscataquis 7

By Joe Gallant on Oct. 01, 2014, at 8:09 p.m.
At Guilford, Piscataquis senior striker Alex Speed scored three of her four goals in the first half of play en route to the win against Lee Academy. In the second half, senior midfielder Mariah Pettit scored two goals followed by Alex Speed’s fourth tally. Freshmen Erin Speed finished out the …

Dirigo Field Hockey 2 at Boothbay Region 2

By Donna Jordan on Oct. 01, 2014, at 8:08 p.m.
From the community

Maine-ly Dolls Club Show and Sale

By Inez Toothaker on Oct. 01, 2014, at 8:08 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Naine-ly Dolls Club Show and Sale, 108 Odlin Road, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207 234-4101 The Maine-ly Dolls Club will hold a show and sale on Sat.,Oct.18, at the Bangor Elks Lodge, 108 Odlin Road, Bangor. The show will …

Sumner Girls Soccer 0 at Bucksport 5

By Mike Garcelon on Oct. 01, 2014, at 8:07 p.m.
At Bucksport, Eliza Hosford scored four goals and set up another to carry the Golden Bucks to victory. Belle Cyr scored the other goal for 4-4-1 Bucksport and Bree Coombs posted her first shutout of the season. For 3-5 Sumner of East Sullivan, Jordan Merchant and Mariah Kinghorn split the …

Sumner Boys Soccer 8 at Bucksport 0

By Matt Morrison on Oct. 01, 2014, at 8:04 p.m.
At Bucksport, Baramee Janla scored four second-half goals to power the Tigers to victory over the Golden Bucks. Janla scored at 39:34, 18:38, 8:28 and 6:50, respectively. Max Eklund tallied two goals, while Noah Goldfarb (penalty kick) and Thirapong Janla added a goal each.

John Bapst Field Hockey 0 at Central 1

on Oct. 01, 2014, at 8:01 p.m.
At Central, Hayley Mailman scored the game winner in the first half to lead the Red Devils to victory. Central goalie Makayla Boudreau stopped all seven shots she faced while John Bapst goalie Karen Noble made six saves on seven shots. JV: Central 3-1

George Stevens Girls Soccer 4 at Washington Academy 0

By Meredith Hanby on Oct. 01, 2014, at 7:55 p.m.
At East Machias, Hannah Peasley scored both of her goals in the first half to lead George Stevens Academy to the win. Morgan Dauk and Alyssa Chesney each added a goal in the second half for the Eagles. Washington Academy goalie Paige Sinford made 11 saves on 18 shots while …

Schenck Girls Soccer 0 at Penobscot Valley 3

By Ryan Reed on Oct. 01, 2014, at 7:49 p.m.
At Howland, the Howlers used a balanced attack and three first half goals to defeat the Wolverines. Sophia Carson opened the scoring at the 5 minute mark with a goal from an Amy Hallett assist. Hallet also assisted Ryley Buck’s goal shortly after. Arianna McKinnon added an insurance goal for …

Mattanawcook Girls Soccer 0 at Houlton 3

By Tim Tweedie on Oct. 01, 2014, at 7:35 p.m.
At Houlton, Kolleen Bouchard had a goal and an assist to lead the Shiretowners past Mattanawcook. Alexis Miller and Emily Mooers also scored for 7-0-1 Houlton. Megan Collett and Aspen Flewelling chipped in with one assist each. Mattanawcook goalie Meridith Blessard made 18 saves on 32 shots for the Lynx …

Foxcroft Girls Soccer 0 at Mount Desert Island 6

By Tom Savage on Oct. 01, 2014, at 7:29 p.m.
At Mount Desert Island, Opal Curless scored three goals to pace the Trojans to the win against Foxcroft Academy. Paige Mason, Alley Bender and Maeve Geary each chipped in a goal. MDI’s goalie Keely McConomy recorded her second shut out of the season, saving 4 of 4 shots whiles Foxcrofts …

Jonesport-Beals Volleyball 0 at Machias Memorial High School 3

By Kelly Woodward on Oct. 01, 2014, at 7:25 p.m.
Machias (6-1) def. Jonesport-Beals (0-8), 25-10, 25-10, 25-19 Machias: Abi Hopkins: 16/17 serving, 6 aces, 2 digs, 1 kill; Angleana Lyons: 16/18 serving, 3 aces, 6 kills; Ciara Schoppee: 14/15 serving, 3 aces, 11 assists; Makayla Prout: 6/8 serving, 2 aces, 5 kills Jonesport-Beals: Caitlyn Coffin: 9/13 serving, 4 aces, …

PUC staff says benefits of Maine investing in natural gas capacity unlikely to exceed costs

By Darren Fishell on Oct. 01, 2014, at 7:23 p.m.
PORTLAND | A report issued Wednesday directs state regulators to move forward with caution when considering whether Maine electricity customers should help to pay for increasing natural gas pipeline capacity to the Northeast. If the Maine Public Utilities Commission assessed a new fee on ratepayers to buy up to …

Calais Boys Soccer 5 at Houlton 3

By Ryan Lincoln Calais Head Coach on Oct. 01, 2014, at 7:22 p.m.
At Houlton, Kyle Johnson scored four goals, including what proved to be the game winner with 34:13 left in the second half, to lead Calais past the Shiretowners. Branden Gillespie chipped in a goal while Nathan Newell and Andre Paul had two assists apiece. Connor Grant scored two goals and …

Narraguagus Volleyball 0 at Woodland 3

By Michele Cochran-Barnes on Oct. 01, 2014, at 7:12 p.m.
Woodland (7-2) def. Narraguagus (2-7), 25-17, 25-20, 25-15 Woodland: Jordan Metta 23 for 23 serving, 4 aces, 1 kill, 2 digs; Jaycie MacArthur 10 for 11 serving, 1 ace, 4 kills, 6 digs; Bryanna Hill 3 for 4 serving, 2 aces. Narraguagus: Kelli Kennedy 9 for 9 serving, 1 ace, …
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“Ours is not to reason why”–off-base criticisms of Susan Dench’s rejection

on Oct. 01, 2014, at 7:07 p.m.
After reading countless comments over the years in response to BDNews articles, editorials, and opinion pieces about public higher education in Maine, I should probably not be surprised at the ridiculous reactions to my blog about yesterday’s State Senate rejection of Susan Dench for the U.Maine System Board of Trustees. …
 

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