Ernie Clark

Reporter

 
Jared Austin (right) of Brewer, pictured during a Jan. 6 game against Hampden Academy, scored 14 points on Saturday to lead the Witches to a 48-27 victory over arch-rival Bangor at Brewer High School.

Brewer boys clamp down on defense, beat rival Bangor

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 21, 2017, at 7:44 p.m.
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Who’s No. 1? Targeting the state’s top long-range shooters

on Jan. 20, 2017, at 4:31 p.m.
University of Maine's Andrew Fleming (right) tries for two past University of New Hampshire's Iba Camara during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Thursday.

Fleming’s return, Eze’s progress aid UMaine’s frontcourt play

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 20, 2017, at 1:42 p.m.
Joe McCloskey (center) of the University of Maine at Fort Kent goes up for a shot during a Jan. 12 game against SUNY Delhi. The Howland native is the only Mainer on the roster for the Bengals, who feature numerous players from California and other countries on a ballclub seeking a USCAA Division I national championship.

UMFK men’s basketball team blending diverse backgrounds into championship ambitions

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 20, 2017, at 12:54 p.m.
University of Maine's Andrew Fleming (right) tries for two past University of New Hampshire's Iba Camara during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Thursday.

Inside game propels UNH men’s basketball team past UMaine

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 19, 2017, at 9:54 p.m.

Second-half surge lifts Hermon boys basketball team past Central

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 18, 2017, at 10:01 p.m.
“Rebounding is key on the road, and I thought the kids did a really good job that way tonight.”
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Machias senior tops 1,000 points while expanding his game

on Jan. 18, 2017, at 2:19 p.m.
Drakkar Klose (left) blocks against a kick from Devin Powell during UFC Fight Night at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, on Sunday.

Southern Maine fighter loses in UFC debut

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 17, 2017, at 4:21 p.m.
Devin Powell’s debut with the Ultimate Fighting Championship ended in defeat Sunday night.
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Unselfishness key to MDI boys’ unbeaten run

on Jan. 17, 2017, at 10:59 a.m.
The University of Maine's Vincent Eze (right) dunks on Stony Brook's Jakub Petras during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday. Stony Brook won 74-54. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Second-half surge propels Stony Brook men’s basketball team past UMaine

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 14, 2017, at 6:36 p.m.
Bangor's Henry Westrich (left), Hampden Academy's Bryce Lausier (center) and Hermon's Isaac Varney

Friends who built basketball skills together take freshman talents to different Maine high schools

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 14, 2017, at 1 a.m.
The three friends who developed their skills and confidence together at Glenburn’s small middle school have quickly emerged as contributors at three large Bangor-area high schools.
Bangor's Ian Nagle (left) tries for two past Edward Little's Wol Maiwen during their basketball game at Red Barry Gym in Bangor Thursday.

Edward Little tops Bangor to remain undefeated

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 12, 2017, at 9:43 p.m.
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A 57-point performance — from 1962 — remembered

on Jan. 12, 2017, at 4 a.m.
Hermon's Keenan Marseille (left) blocks a shot from Orono's Jake Koffman during their basketball game in Orono Wednesday.

Hermon boys basketball team tops Orono

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 11, 2017, at 9:35 p.m.
The Hermon boys basketball team may be young, but through their play so far this winter, the Hawks seemingly have been maturing by the moment.
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Hampden boys stay on course despite rare loss

on Jan. 11, 2017, at 2:10 p.m.
Husson University's Eli Itkin (center) tries for two past Thomas College's Jordan Greenleaf during their basketball game at Newman Gym in Bangor Tuesday.

Fast start lifts Husson men’s basketball team past Thomas College

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 10, 2017, at 8:34 p.m.
The Terriers closed to within eight points with two minutes left before Husson junior guard Raheem Anderson made a free throw and a three-point play — bringing his career scoring total to 1,400 points — to close out the victory.
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Donlin emerges as key contributor for Medomak Valley

on Jan. 10, 2017, at 3 p.m.
Geovany Carino

Hermon football player competes in national combine

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 10, 2017, at 12:46 p.m.
Geovany Carino, a junior at Hermon High School, was one of approximately 600 prospects in the classes of 2018 and 2019 to participate Friday in the U.S. Army National Combine held in conjunction with the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
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George Stevens Academy's Taylor Schildroth (right) fades a shot past Ellsworth's Trent Mahon during their basketball game in Ellsworth in this December 2016 file photo. Schildroth scored 61 points a recent game against Lee Academy.

This Maine basketball star scored 61 points in one game

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 09, 2017, at 5:20 p.m.
“I’ve never seen anyone score 61 points in a game before,” said George Stevens Academy coach Dwayne Carter. “It was pretty amazing. It was pretty awesome.”
Lincolnville native Tim Boetsch reacts after his fight against Josh Samman during UFC Fight Night at Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Boetsch to fight UFC’s No. 3 middleweight contender

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 08, 2017, at 9:48 a.m.
Lincolnville native Tim Boetsch will take on Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in a three-round clash set for Feb. 11 as part of UFC 208 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.