Joe McLaughlin

Sports Editor


East Grand Girls Soccer 2 at Katahdin 2

By Lisa Timberlake on Oct. 06, 2015, at 6:39 p.m.
At Stacyville, Georgia Landry scored for Katahdin with 13:11 left in regulation to tie the game at 2-2 and send it into the scoreless overtime period. Katahdin took a 1-0 lead on Erin Lake’s goal at 35-41, but the Vikings of Danforth answered with two goals by Haleigh Shay, the …

Hodgdon Girls Soccer 1 at Southern Aroostook 4

By Joe McLaughlin on Oct. 06, 2015, at 6:35 p.m.
At Dyer Brook, Kassidy Mathers scored three first-half goals to push the Warriors past Hawks. Kylie Vining added a second-half goal for the Warriors. Makaelyn Porter chipped in with two assists and Lily Leavitt also added an assist. Taylor Desrosier scored unassisted for the Hawks with 4:11 remaining in the first half. …

Bangor Christian Girls Soccer 0 at Katahdin 2

By Lisa Timberlake on Oct. 05, 2015, at 8:26 p.m.
At Stacyville, the Cougars turned in a strong first  half with solid team work to take a 2-0 lead and notch the win over the Patriots. Bailee Moody-Kay scored the first goal via an assist from Erin Lake at 25:58 and then at 24:09 the two players switched roles, with …

Katahdin Girls Soccer 0 at Southern Aroostook 1

By Joe McLaughlin on Oct. 03, 2015, at 7:32 p.m.
At Dyer Brook, Lily Leavitt scored unassisted with 18:39 remaining in the first half to push the Warriors past the Cougars. Alexa Merry had 7 saves on 7 shots for 2-4-2 Southern Aroostook and Courtney Stevens had 8 saves on 11 shots for Katahdin of Stacyville (2-7).

Limestone Girls Soccer 1 at Hodgdon 2

By Joe McLaughlin on Oct. 01, 2015, at 6:38 p.m.
At Hodgdon, Taylor Desrosiers scored two goals to help the Hawks beat the Limestone Community School/Maine School of Science and Mathematics Eagles. Angkamnar Iamyang, Megan Russell and Jill Gough each added a goal for the Hawks while Sydney Crane and Sarah Hutchinson each notched an assist. Lily Tedford scored two …

Red Sox broadcaster Orsillo will be missed

on Sept. 30, 2015, at 10:54 p.m.
Although I’ve never met Don Orsillo, he feels like an old friend, and one I’ll  miss after he does his final game Sunday on NESN-TV as the play-by-play man for Boston Red Sox games. Since he started doing Red Sox games for NESN in 2001, Orsillo has mastered the delicate …

Ashland Girls Soccer 8 at Southern Aroostook 0

By Joe McLaughlin on Sept. 29, 2015, at 7:28 p.m.
At Dyer Brook, Mackenzie Carter and Savannah Flint each recorded three goals to help Ashland improve to 10-0. Flint also had two assists and Carter had one as the Hornets notched six first-half goals. Caitlin Paradis added two goals while Morgan Doughty and Valerie Burby each had an assist. Megan Cote didn’t have …

Hodgdon Girls Soccer 1 at Katahdin 0

By Lisa Timberlake on Sept. 29, 2015, at 6:37 p.m.
At Stacyville, Megan Russell scored with an assist from Taylor Desrosier in the first half and the  Hawks held on to defeat the Cougars. Katahdin’s Courtney Stevens finished with 20 saves and Hodgdon’s Jessica Drew had six.  

Van Buren Girls Soccer 0 at Hodgdon 1

By Joe McLaughlin on Sept. 25, 2015, at 6:23 p.m.
At Van Buren, Jill Gough scored the game’s only goal to give the Hawks the victory over the Crusaders. Sidney Crane assisted on the goal for the Hawks, now 5-2. Van Buren is 2-9.

Jonesport-Beals Volleyball 0 at Calais 3

By Joe McLaughlin on Sept. 24, 2015, at 8:19 p.m.
Calais (5-1) def. Jonesport-Beals (0-5) 25-15, 25-14, 25-16 Jonesport-Beals:  Caitlyn Coffin 10-11 serving, 4 aces, 3 blocks, 2 digs; Jadah Alley 9-9 serving, 3 aces, 2 digs; Whitney Beal 4-8 serving, 2 aces, 1 assist, 3 digs. Calais: Kylie Donovan 3 aces, 9 assists; Abby Condon 6 aces 2 kills, 2 …
Gordon Gronkowski Jr., brother of star New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, visited Bucksport High School on Wednesday.

Visit by Rob Gronkowski’s brother creates buzz at Bucksport High School

By Joe McLaughlin on Sept. 24, 2015, at 5:53 p.m.
Ed Hatch meets meets many vendors as part of his duties as Bucksport High School’s athletic director, but the one he met Wednesday, Gordon Gronkowski Jr., was a bit more memorable and caused a good deal of rubber-necking and buzz throughout the school. “They were doing a double-take of ‘who …

Waterville Field Hockey 0 at Mount View 4

By Joe McLaughlin on Sept. 22, 2015, at 4 p.m.
At Thorndike, Megan Mikel scored three goals, including two in the second half, to lead the Huskies by the Panthers. Mikel scored her first goal unassisted with 13:05 left in the first half and Reanna Boulay started the second-half scoring with 24:03 left when she converted off a McKenna Gibbs …

Machias Volleyball 3 at Woodland 2

By Joe McLaughlin on Sept. 21, 2015, at 7:34 p.m.
Machias (6-0) def. Woodland (4-2) 26-24, 23-25, 11-25, 25-19, 15-11 Machias: Ciara Schoppee 6 digs, 22 assists, 1 kill; Abi Hopkins 23-28 serves, 3 aces, 12 digs, 2 kills; Tate Dolley 20-20 serving, 3 aces, 16 digs, 13 kills; Makayla Prout 19-20 serving, 5 aces, 10 digs, 6 kills. Woodland: Tannis Hawkins 16-18 …

Southern Aroostook Girls Soccer 3 at Hodgdon 2

By Joe McLaughlin on Sept. 21, 2015, at 7:25 p.m.
At  Hodgdon, Makaelyn Porter, Lily Leavitt and Kassidy Mathers each scored a goal to give the Warriors of Dyer Brook their first win of the season. Jill Gough sparked Hodgdon with a goal and an assist while Taylor Desrosier added a goal. Southern Aroostook is now 1-3-1 and Hodgdon is …

Madawaska Girls Soccer 7 at Wisdom 1

By Joe McLaughlin on Sept. 18, 2015, at 10:53 p.m.
At St. Agatha, the Madawaska Owls posted their eighth win of the season. Freshman Jenna Dugal led all scores with three goals. Chelsea Daigle, Aspen Cote, Hannah Nadeau and Dakota Cyr each had one goal. Dugal and Daigle also added assists. For Wisdom (5-3-1), Melanie Bellefleur scored an unassisted goal …

Katahdin Girls Soccer 1 at Easton 3

By Katelyn White on Sept. 16, 2015, at 7:57 p.m.
At Easton, eighth-grader Lydia Ferris opened the scoring for the Bears with the game’s only goal in the first half at the 26:58 mark en route to the win over Kathadin of Stacyville. Sophie Vetter scored at 27:56 in the second half, to tie it for the Cougars. Abbie Currier …

Ashland Girls Soccer 3 at Fort Fairfield 2

By Joe McLaughlin on Sept. 15, 2015, at 4 p.m.

Jonesport-Beals Volleyball 0 at Machias 3

By Joe McLaughlin on Sept. 14, 2015, at 8:35 p.m.
Machias (4-0) def. Jonesport Beals (0-3) 25-10, 25-10, 25-18. Jonesport Beals: Caitlyn Coffin: 10/12 serves, 5 aces, 2 assists, 1 kills; Brooke Draper 8/10 serves, 3 aces, 3 digs; Georgia Payne: 4/5 serves, 1 assist, 2 digs Machias: Ciara Schoppee: 19/23 serves,8 aces, 9 assists, 4 digs, 2 kills; Tate Dolley: 9/10 serves, 2 aces, …

Katahdin Girls Soccer 2 at Hodgdon 3

By Joe McLaughlin on Sept. 14, 2015, at 8:11 p.m.
At  Hodgdon, Jill Gough scored two goals to help the Hawks beat the Cougars of Stacyville. Taylor Desrosiers chipped in with a goal for the Hawks (3-0) and Megan Russell added an assist. Kelsey Hamm and Erin Robinson each scored a goal for Katahdin (1-2) and Georgia Landry contributed an …

Washburn Girls Soccer 0 at Easton 1

By Joe McLaughlin on Sept. 14, 2015, at 7:33 p.m.
At Easton, Isabelle Morin scored the game’s only goal with 29:04 left in the game to give the Bears the victory. Easton’s Blake Bradley made seven saves on 10 shots while Washburn’s Taylor Howe finished with 10 saves on 17 shots.

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