Ernie Clark

Reporter

 
Castleton University's Sara Baker (left) misjudges a throw to second allowing Husson University's Bri Brochu to slide safely to the base during their North Atlantic Conference softball championship tournament game at Winkin Stadium in Bangor on May 6.

Pending departures leave NAC seeking new members

By Ernie Clark on May 25, 2017, at 3:58 p.m.
Gabrielle Marquis and her Caribou tennis team went undefeated on the regular season. The Vikes shut out Presque Isle Tuesday, 5-0, in the final match before the playoffs.

North seeds face challenges at state singles tennis tourney

By Ernie Clark on May 25, 2017, at 6:08 a.m.
This year’s top seeds are defending boys champion Nick Mathieu of Mt. Ararat in Topsham and Lana Mavor of Yarmouth.
OLD TOWN, Maine -- 05/24/2017 - Old Town's Ethan Stoddard pitches to Orono during their baseball game in Old Town Wednesday. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Old Town baseball team scores Senior Day victory over Orono

By Ernie Clark on May 25, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“I think we’re in a position where it won’t be our last game on this field because we’ve definitely earned a home playoff game, but it was a good, fun day.”

Thornton eager to coach Old Town boys basketball team

By Ernie Clark on May 24, 2017, at 12:12 p.m.

Tennis, track schedules revised

By Ernie Clark on May 24, 2017, at 11:03 a.m.
Matt Rossignol (44) of Van Buren scores over the defense of Bruce Blackstone (24) of Schenck of East Millinocket in Thursday's Eastern Maine Class B semifinal at the Bangor Auditorium in 1985.

Rossignol among 10 MPA Hall of Excellence inductees

By Ernie Clark on May 23, 2017, at 2:55 p.m.
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.

Bout pitting Maine’s top boxer against MMA standout slated in Lewiston

By Ernie Clark on May 23, 2017, at 2:51 p.m.
A matchup of top Maine performers is set for June 17 at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston.
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Pitching depth a key element of ‘A’ North race

on May 23, 2017, at 11:52 a.m.

Fast start propels Hampden baseball team past Brewer

By Ernie Clark on May 22, 2017, at 9:35 p.m.
High school basketball coaches such as Tyler Putnam of Washburn, shown here during a 2017 Class D North tournament game in Bangor, will have more space to roam the sidelines next season under new rules adopted by the National Federation of State High School Associations.

Coaches’ warning among high school basketball rules changes

By Ernie Clark on May 22, 2017, at 3:46 p.m.
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Races for top spots heighten in North baseball ranks

on May 22, 2017, at 10:01 a.m.
Maine Black Bears head coach Bob Walsh

‘This is the reality now:’ UMaine basketball teams at epicenter of transfer trend

By Ernie Clark on May 14, 2017, at 7:39 a.m.
“You only get four years of eligibility in college and if you’re not getting that opportunity I can certainly understand why they would want to go to a program where they could play.”
Hermon's Zach Nash (left) throws to teammate Alex Applebee (not pictured) while Ellsworth's Chris Ficket is stuck in a pickle during their baseball game in Hermon Friday. Applebee tagged Ficket out at first.

Pitching, defense lead Hermon baseball team past Ellsworth

By Ernie Clark on May 13, 2017, at 12:44 a.m.
Gabrielle Marquis of Caribou

Familiar standouts headline state tennis singles field

By Ernie Clark on May 12, 2017, at 12:35 p.m.
When Maine’s top high school singles tennis players gather at Bates College in Lewiston on Memorial Day to determine the 2017 state champions, that field of semifinalists could feature many faces familiar to fans.

Former Waterville coach to head Winslow boys basketball program

By Ernie Clark on May 12, 2017, at 12:08 p.m.
There was a time when Ken Lindlof couldn’t have imagined crossing the Kennebec from Waterville to Winslow to coach a high school basketball team.

Bangor catcher finding baseball groove after winning national title in hockey

By Ernie Clark on May 12, 2017, at 7:25 a.m.

UMaine lands North Carolina point guard

By Ernie Clark on May 12, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Trae Bryant, a 6-foot-1 point guard from Wilmington, North Carolina, by way of Cape Fear Community College, announced his verbal commitment to transfer to the University of Maine via Twitter.
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Bangor catcher finding baseball groove after winning national title in hockey

on May 11, 2017, at 3:26 p.m.

Aggressive baserunning helps Bangor baseball team edge Hampden

By Ernie Clark on May 10, 2017, at 8:13 p.m.
Connor Archer (right) of Old Town poses with friends in front of the Darling's Ice Cream for a Cause truck as part of a previous  "Courageous Steps" walk-run in Old Town. This year's event, which raises money to benefit area programs that strive to help children and young adults with developmental challenges, will be held May 21 at Old Town High School.

Annual ‘Courageous Steps’ walk-run set for May 21

By Ernie Clark on May 10, 2017, at 4:24 p.m.
The fourth annual Courageous Steps Walk-Run will be held Sunday, May 21, at Victory Field with proceeds to benefit area programs that strive to help children and young adults with developmental challenges.