Ernie Clark

Reporter

 
Hermon High School and Foxcroft Academy squared off in this Oct. 19, 2016, game as part of their Penobscot Valley Conference field hockey schedule. Officials from the PVC and the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference are discussing the possibility of implementing crossover scheduling between the two leagues in a handful of sports to help promote better schedules for their programs.

‘Everything is on the table:’ PVC, KVAC look to team up for scheduling

By Ernie Clark on March 19, 2017, at 12:03 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. Harrison won via first-round tapout with a rear-naked choke.

Opponent bails on Boyington’s scheduled WSOF bout

By Ernie Clark on March 17, 2017, at 2:51 p.m.
The fight was scrapped when Rodrigo Almeida pulled out, citing a training injury.
Medomak Valley's Cameron Allaire (left) jumps against Brewer's Matthew Pushard during their 2016 Class A North semifinal. Allaire will attend Maine Maritime Academy in Castine in the fall.
Amber Waterman File

Top senior boys make collegiate basketball choices

By Ernie Clark on March 17, 2017, at 1:08 p.m.
Samantha Frank of Windham poses with her trophy after winning her third consecutive title at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association Division II National Championships last weekend at Allen, Texas.

UMaine nursing major claims third straight national wrestling title

By Ernie Clark on March 16, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Samantha Frank, a junior nursing major from Windham, won her third consecutive individual title last weekend.
Brent Waterman of the University of Maine (left) has his hand raised in victory after winning the 141-pound title at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association Division II Championships held last weekend at Allen, Texas. Waterman is a former three-time state champion and won a New England title at Belfast Area High School.

UMaine wrestling club team captures national championship

By Ernie Clark on March 15, 2017, at 1:41 p.m.
The UMaine wrestling club captured the National Collegiate Wrestling Association Division II title last weekend.
Russell Tracy puts up a free throw during 2016's second annual Coaches vs. Cancer benefit game at Piscataquis Community High School in Guilford.

‘Coaches vs. Cancer’ game to benefit Searsport teacher, former star athlete

By Ernie Clark on March 14, 2017, at 11:54 a.m.
“It’s a tradition we want to do every year to help out, just to give back to the community.”

Greely’s McDevitt, Gorham’s Esposito named Mr., Miss Basketball

By Ernie Clark on March 10, 2017, at 10:22 p.m.

John Bapst grad named Hermon High School football coach

By Ernie Clark on March 10, 2017, at 3:21 p.m.
“All the public pieces are there to put Hermon football on the map,” said Kyle Gallant.
High school pitchers in Maine such as Hampden’s Alex McKenney, pictured playing for the District 3 Senior League all-stars last summer, will be subject to pitch-count restrictions in 2017. The Eastern Maine Middle School League also recently adopted restrictions for its pitcher.

Eastern Maine Middle School League first to adopt pitch counts

By Ernie Clark on March 10, 2017, at 9:13 a.m.
Hampden Academy's Jaron Baude (center) goes up for two past Foxcroft Academy's Austin McKenna (left) and Riley Poisson during their unified basketball game at Hampden Academy on Thursday. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

‘A great life experience:’ Unified basketball’s true value shines through

By Ernie Clark on March 09, 2017, at 8:42 p.m.
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Cheverus' Brooke McElman (right) blocks a shot from Bangor's Abby Houghton during their Class AA girls basketball quarterfinal game at Augusta Civic Center in Augusta on Feb. 16.

Potential Class AA changes could send Bangor teams to Portland for basketball tourney

By Ernie Clark on March 09, 2017, at 6:30 a.m.
Maine’s five-class format for high school basketball recently completed its second year, but momentum is building for changes to the large-school class.
Derrick Kenington (left) tries to submit Young's MMA's Ryan Sanders during a lightweight bout as part of the reality program "Dana White: Lookin' For A Fight" in August 2016

Rematch of Bangor-area fighters to determine lightweight champ

By Ernie Clark on March 08, 2017, at 2:09 p.m.
A rematch of rival Bangor-area fighters will produce a champion as mixed martial arts veterans “The” Ryan Sanders and Jon Lemke have agreed to square off on April 29.
Cody Craig

Diminutive Skowhegan wrestler a big deal on the mat

By Ernie Clark on March 08, 2017, at 10:05 a.m.
“I think any good wrestler expects to win,” said Cody Craig, who finished his high school career 224-5.
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University of Maine basketball head coach Bob Walsh

Questions linger as UMaine men’s basketball struggles continue

By Ernie Clark on March 07, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“It’s been a very challenging 365 days but it’s ultimately all my responsibility,” coach Bob Walsh said.
George Stevens Academy celebrates after defeating Winthrop during their Class C boys basketball state championship game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday.
Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Chase 3-pointer caps rally as George Stevens edges Winthrop for second straight ‘C’ boys title

By Ernie Clark on March 04, 2017, at 11:56 p.m.

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