Ernie Clark

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Husson women’s basketball team ends 25-year drought against Bates

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 03, 2016, at 9:11 p.m.
Duke's Chase Jeter (2) pulls in a rebound between the University of Maine's Marko Pirovic and Vincent Eze (right ) in the second half Saturday's game at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.

Duke uses second-half surge to rout UMaine men’s basketball team

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 03, 2016, at 9:03 p.m.

Wood falls by unanimous decision at Bellator 166

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 02, 2016, at 11:03 p.m.
POLL QUESTION

UMaine-Duke men’s basketball: More than a likely blowout

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 02, 2016, at 8:31 a.m.
“It will be an incredible challenge for us.”
University of Maine's Garet Beal (right) shoots for three past Stony Brook University's Kameron Mitchell during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor in this January 2015 file photo.

UMaine senior basketball player undergoes foot surgery

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 01, 2016, at 4 p.m.
Senior swingman Garet Beal of Beals Island underwent surgery on Monday in Portland, according to University of Maine coach Bob Walsh.
University of Maine's Andrew Fleming (right) tries for two past Central Connecticut State University during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Wednesday.

Fleming a bright spot in UMaine’s slow start

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 01, 2016, at 11:50 a.m.
“He was able to create for others and he’s a good scorer and a pretty aggressive player.”
University of Maine's Danny Evans (right) tries for two past Central Connecticut State University's Tidell Pierre during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Wednesday.

Central Connecticut handles UMaine men’s basketball team

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 30, 2016, at 9:41 p.m.
The Black Bears had few defensive answers for Central Connecticut’s ball movement, which led to a 33-for-56 shooting night for the Blue Devils, including 10-of-14 from beyond the 3-point arc.
Brewer High School's Trey Wood (left) escapes a tackle by Jason Barnes (center) with help from teammate Zac Duncan during their Class B high school football semifinal playoff game on Doyle Field on Nov. 4.

Brewer, Orono stars among Fitzpatrick Trophy semifinalists

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 30, 2016, at 3:23 p.m.
Finalists for the award will be announced in December with the winner named during a banquet in mid-January.
Bucksport High School graduate Ray Wood carries his 4-month-old son, Liem, on his shoulders during a recent shopping trip in San Antonio, Texas. Wood, who has been balancing his mixed martial arts pursuits and work with life as a new father, is preparing for the co-main event in Bellator 166 on Friday in Oklahoma.

Bucksport grad set to compete in pivotal MMA fight balances training, fatherhood

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 30, 2016, at 2:59 p.m.
“Before, all you had to do was worry about yourself, and now I’m fighting for a lot more,” said fighter Ray Wood.
Windham native Jamie Harrison (right) reaches for a takedown attempt against Bruce Boyington during their NEF XVII mixed martial arts main event at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston on Saturday, April 11, 2015.

Bruce Boyington to face unbeaten foe in New York

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 29, 2016, at 6 p.m.
The 37-year-old Young’s MMA of Bangor product will face undefeated Andre Harrison.
Messalonskee's Nate Violette (right) drives the lane past Hampden Academy's Nick Chase during a basketball game in 2014.

Messalonskee boys favored in tight ‘A’ North hoop poll

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 29, 2016, at 1:48 p.m.
The notion among coaches is that the 2016-2017 season may be one of the least predictable of them all.
Bangor High School boy's soccer Captain Carson Atherley (center) hoists the gold ball after Bangor's win against Gorham High School 4-1 in a penalty kick shoot out during the Class A state championship game at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland on Nov. 5.

Bangor, Camden Hills soccer teams gain regional rankings

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 29, 2016, at 11:15 a.m.
The Class A state champion Bangor High School boys and Camden Hills of Rockport girls soccer teams have earned top-10 rankings in this year’s final USA Today/National Soccer Coaches Association of America Region I poll.
Katie DeLong

Former Presque Isle standouts gain hall of fame honor

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 29, 2016, at 10:44 a.m.
VIDEO
 The Maine Central Institute football team celebrates after winning the Maine Class D State Football Championship game on Saturday night in Portland. The Huskies won on a dramatic play as the clock ran out, beating Lisbon High School 20-14. Troy R. Bennett | BDN

MCI stuns Lisbon for ‘D’ title with last-second touchdown

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 19, 2016, at 10:27 p.m.
The Wells High School football team celebrates its 44-0 victory over Mount Desert Island High School in the Maine Class C State Football Championship game in Portland on Saturday night. Troy R. Bennett | BDN

Wells dominates MDI for ‘C’ football crown

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 19, 2016, at 6:47 p.m.
Old Town's Kaleb Gifford pitches to Hermon during their Class B North championship baseball game at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor in this June 2016 file photo.

Maine Principals’ Association approves high school baseball pitch limits

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 18, 2016, at 3:34 p.m.
Maine’s new pitch-count restrictions are in line with USA Baseball’s Pitch Smart recommendations and replace the former practice of limiting availability based on the number of innings pitched.

Defense propels Husson men past Saint Joseph’s in season opener

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 17, 2016, at 9:49 p.m.
The defending North Atlantic Conference champions limited Saint Joseph’s to a 27.7 percent shooting night in a 75-54 victory.

Husson women’s basketball tops Saint Joseph’s in season opener

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 17, 2016, at 8:56 p.m.
The reigning North Athletic Conference champions cruised to a 77-50 victory in a non-league matchup.
Devin Powell (right) fights Team Irish MMA Fitness Academy's Jon Lemke during their catchweight bout as part of the reality program "Dana White: Lookin' For A Fight" event at the Cross Insurance Center grand ballroom in Bangor in this August 2016 file photo.

Bangor-area veteran fighters to headline NEF card

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 17, 2016, at 1:45 p.m.
A lightweight bout matches Bangor-area fighters and former Team Irish teammates “The” Ryan Sanders (11-8) against Jon Lemke (5-6).

UMaine men’s basketball hopes to build on defensive momentum during three-game weekend

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 17, 2016, at 12:21 p.m.
The University of Maine men’s basketball team faces a rugged weekend schedule with 3 games in 3 afternoons.