Ernie Clark


Yarmouth players celebrate with their fans after defeating Winslow during their Class B boys state championship soccer game at Hampden Academy Saturday.

Yarmouth tops Winslow for third straight ‘B’ boys crown

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 05, 2016, at 4:55 p.m.
Brewer High School's Ray 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 Friday evening.

Brewer’s ground game outlasts Cony’s air attack in ‘B’ North semifinal

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 04, 2016, at 10:47 p.m.
Brewer's Trey Wood (right) runs into the end zone for a touchdown past Cony's Lucas Tyler during their football game at Doyle Field in Brewer in this October 2015 file photo.

Brewer-Cony matchup epitomizes unpredictability of postseason football

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 03, 2016, at 2:01 p.m.
Bangor celebrates after defeating Camden Hills during their boys soccer regional championship game at Bangor Wednesday.

Bangor boys use depth to beat Camden Hills for Class A North title

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 02, 2016, at 9:50 p.m.
Camden Hills' Colby Arau (center) tries to break away from Lewiston's Sadiki Valens (right) while Camden Hills' Morgan Mercier looks on during their Class A North soccer game on Sept. 30 at Camden Hills Regional High School.

Camden Hills Windjammers soccer teams still making waves in higher class

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 01, 2016, at 3:20 p.m.
“We just happen to be in an area where right now soccer is a passion sport, the kids really love to play,” said the girls varsity coach at Camden Hills.

Boyington, Wood set for national cards

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 01, 2016, at 1:40 p.m.
“There are a lot of athletes out there but very few get to say ‘I’ve competed at Madison Square Garden in New York.’”

Bangor boys hold off Mt. Ararat to reach Class A regional final

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 31, 2016, at 10:12 p.m.
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UMaine handles Husson in men’s basketball exhibition game

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 29, 2016, at 11:33 p.m.
Washington Academy's D.J. Miller (left) and Sumner High School's Jordan Piper battle for the ball during their soccer game in East Machias on Oct. 25.

Defending ‘C’ boys soccer champs stay unbeaten

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 29, 2016, at 11:24 p.m.
Husson's Ellis Throckmorton (left) watches as the offense makes a play during their football game against Anna Maria on Oct. 22 at Winkin Sports Complex in Bangor.

Late-blooming Bangor linebacker emerges as leader of Husson defense

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 29, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“Ellis studies the game, he has good size, and he can cover a lot of ground, and that combination really helps him,” said Husson coach Gabby Price.

MCI caps off unbeaten regular season, knocks Mount View out of playoff contention

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 28, 2016, at 9:55 p.m.
The undefeated Maine Central Institute Huskies scored a victory for two teams Friday night.
Washington Academy boys soccer coach Chris Gardner (right) talks to the players during the game against Sumner High School in East Machias on Tuesday.

Washington County native juggles 4 jobs while coaching a team with a 33-game unbeaten streak

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 28, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“It’s kind of that quintessential life in Washington County,” Chris Gardner said. “No person gets away with one job, you’ve got to have two or three to make it all work.”

Shorthanded Stearns perseveres in aftermath of SUV crash

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 27, 2016, at 8:04 p.m.
Old Town's Hunter Brasslett (left) looks to throw down field past Belfast during their football game at Old Town in this September 2016 file photo.

As Maine football postseason begins, one playoff berth still at stake

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 27, 2016, at 1:55 p.m.
While seven of the state’s eight high school football regions begin postseason play this weekend, there’s still one playoff berth to be determined.

Late goals lift Bangor boys soccer team past Brunswick

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 26, 2016, at 9:59 p.m.
Coffee News Manager David Morris (right) meets with his pitcher and infielders during a turbulent eighth inning of the American Legion baseball state championship game at Wainwright Recreation Complex in South Portland in this August 2015 file photo.

Veteran coach named to lead Bangor High baseball program

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 26, 2016, at 3:24 p.m.
“It’s a position only two people have occupied in nearly 50 years, that in itself is quite humbling.”
 George Stevens Academy's Taylor Schildroth (center) celebrates after scoring against Orono during their Class C North quarterfinal soccer game on Tuesday in Orono.

Hat trick helps George Stevens boys soccer team turn tables on top-ranked Orono

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 25, 2016, at 8:05 p.m.
All three goals came on breakaways in the offensive end where Taylor Schildroth gained possession and got behind the Orono defense to ground the ball past the Red Riots goalie.
A referee gets too close to the action and is taken down by Husson's John Smith (right) and Anna Maria's Jeavin Milhouse during their football game at Winkin Sports Complex in Bangor Saturday.

Husson football team shatters records in rout of Anna Maria

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 22, 2016, at 4:30 p.m.
Orono's Zack Pinto (left) celebrates with his coach after making an interception during their football game against Dexter on Friday in Orono.

Orono holds off Dexter in key LTC clash

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 21, 2016, at 11:24 p.m.
Orono rallied from a pair of early two-touchdown deficits to outlast the Tigers 27-26.
Foxcroft Academy head coach Stephanie Smith (center) amps up her team before their field hockey game against Hermon in Dover-Foxcroft Wednesday.

Undefeated Foxcroft field hockey team winning the numbers game

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 20, 2016, at 2:25 p.m.
Foxcroft joins two-time defending Class B state champion York as the only undefeated, untied teams statewide this year.