By Ernie Clark on Aug. 10, 2016, at 3:53 p.m.
BREWER | Bruce Boyington will leave for Russia on Monday for his next mixed martial arts adventure. After that, he’ll seek to conquer the world — or at least the World Series of Fighting. The 37-year-old Boyington, who has won his last five fights and eight of his last …
By Ernie Clark on Aug. 10, 2016, at 10:30 a.m.
Steve Schwartz is one of 11 volunteer umpires from around the world selected to work at the 2016 Little League Softball World Series that began Wednesday in Portland, Oregon.
By Ernie Clark on Aug. 09, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
“The options are really thin,” Stearns assistant principal and athletic administrator Fredy Lazo said.
By Ernie Clark on Aug. 07, 2016, at 11:08 a.m.
Elle Logan of Boothbay Harbor has the chance to make some individual history and become the first American woman to win three Olympic gold medals in rowing.
By Ernie Clark on Aug. 06, 2016, at 7:38 p.m.
Clear Ridge becomes the first Senior League World Series champion from Illinois in the tournament’s 55-year history, and the first winner from the U.S. Central region since Urbandale, Iowa, in 2005.
By Ernie Clark on Aug. 05, 2016, at 9:55 p.m.
New England Fights brought its promotion to the Queen City for the first time in three years and was greeted by a boisterous, sold-out crowd of 1,200.
By Ernie Clark on Aug. 05, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.
Australia will send teams to the 2016 Little League, Junior League and Senior League World Series — and has become the first Asia-Pacific representative country to reach the SLWS final since the tournament was moved to Bangor in 2002.
By Ernie Clark on Aug. 05, 2016, at 2:21 p.m.
Australia’s debut at the Senior League World Series didn’t go quite as planned.
By Ernie Clark on Aug. 04, 2016, at 10:20 p.m.
BANGOR | The Southern Mariners Little League of Melbourne, Australia, scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday night to stun host Bronco-Hermon 7-6 in a Senior League World Series semifinal at Mansfield Stadium. Australia, 3-1 in the tournament, will play U.S. Central champion Clear Ridge …
By Ernie Clark on Aug. 04, 2016, at 11:25 a.m.
“When I brought the UFC show there two years ago it didn’t make sense financially for us, but I wanted to do it for the city of Bangor to bring some tourism into town,” Dana White said. “It’s the same reason I’m doing this now.
By Ernie Clark on Aug. 04, 2016, at 11:03 a.m.
Fred Lower was approved as the Broncos’ new varsity football coach while Paul Wellman will serve as head coach of the girls soccer program.
By Ernie Clark on Aug. 02, 2016, at 12:43 p.m.
“Dana White’s coming to town, which in and of itself is a big deal, obviously. And for us who have aspirations to reach the next level, he’s the guy who can make that all happen,” Aaron Lacey said.
By Ernie Clark on July 31, 2016, at 8:34 p.m.
Yankee Ford ended Bangor Coffee News’ two-year hold on the championship trophy Sunday, when two Bangor coaches were ejected, with an emotional 5-4 victory over the Comrades at Morton Field — aided by a leading star turned unsung hero.
By Ernie Clark on July 29, 2016, at 4:26 p.m.
Matt Kinney has looked forward to coaching in the Senior League World Series beginning Sunday, mostly to see his Bronco-Hermon All-Stars experience both the quality of play and international flavor of the world championship tournament for 15- and 16-year-olds.
By Ernie Clark on July 29, 2016, at 2:54 p.m.
Bronco-Hermon will open against U.S. Southwest champion San Antonio, Texas, at 5 p.m.
By Ernie Clark on July 28, 2016, at 9:36 a.m.
A new champion will be crowned at this year’s Senior League World Series after the final qualifying teams earned their berths Wednesday evening.
By Ernie Clark on July 27, 2016, at 2:48 p.m.
“That’s one of our strengths, we play nine innings,” said Peter Kemble. “We always play nine innings.”
By Ernie Clark on July 26, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
Central East Maui Little League of Wailuku, Hawaii, became the fifth team to qualify for this year’s Senior League World Series on Monday night.
By Ernie Clark on July 26, 2016, at 11:31 a.m.
Peter Kemble pitched in the shadows of older teammates during his early years with the Bangor Coffee News American Legion baseball program.
By Ernie Clark on July 25, 2016, at 3:44 p.m.
Coffee News seeks to become the first team to win three straight state Legion titles since Nova Seafood of Portland won four in a row between 2001 and 2004.