Joe McLaughlin

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Belfast Girls Tennis 0 at Presque Isle 5

By Joe Mclaughlin on June 02, 2014, at 6:32 p.m.
Class B prelim Presque Isle (12-1) 5, Belfast (4-9) 0 Singles:  Sara Gilson (PI) def Mariah  Hurd 6-2, 6-1; Hilary Boucher (PI) def Ashley Keene 6-1, 6-0; Blair Bailey (PI) def Amalia Kockerol 6-1, 6-0; doubles : Michelle Cawley-Lora Ireland (PI) def Mackenzie Moore-Catey McGinn 6-0, 6-1; Sarah Morneault-Sedona Lucas (PI) …

Lincoln Academy Softball 5 at Oceanside 8

By Rusty Worcester on May 31, 2014, at 4 p.m.
At Thomaston, Alexis Davis (3-0) pitched five innings of scoreless relief to help the Mariners prevail. She struck out four, walked three and gave up four  hits. Brooke Dugan sparked the Mariners with a home run, double, single and two RBIs. Alexis Mazurek chipped in with a solo homer while …

Penobscot Valley Softball 11 at East Grand/GHCA 4

By Joe Mclaughlin on May 23, 2014, at 6:18 p.m.
At Danforth, the Howlers used a solid pitching performance from Arianna McKinnon, who struck out 10 in seven innings, to record the win. Molly Workman sparked the Howlers (11-0) with two hits, two RBIs and two runs. McKinnon helped herself out with three hits and an RBI. East Grand pitcher Chelsea …
Katie Bergeron drives to the basket during a game for Leeds Carnegie.

Bradley native relishing opportunity to play basketball in Europe

By Joe Mclaughlin on May 19, 2014, at 6:52 a.m.
Bradley native Katie Bergeron flourished while playing NCAA Division III basketball for Bowdoin College. She scored more than 1,000 career points, helped lead the Polar Bears to four NCAA Tourney berths and received league first-team honors and player-of-the-year awards in those four seasons. But the former Old Town High School …

Sports briefs for May 9, 2014

By Wire Service Reports on May 09, 2014, at 6:55 p.m.
Browns’ Gordon headed for season-long suspension Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon faces a season-long suspension for a positive marijuana test, his second violation of the NFL policy, according to an ESPN “Outside the Lines” report Friday. Gordon told the network he was unaware of the report and directed all …

George Stevens Girls Tennis 5 at Orono 0

By Orono Coach Tim Griffin on May 09, 2014, at 4:25 p.m.
GSA 5, Orono 0 Singles: Charlotte Reiter def. Addie Chen 8-1, Maggie Keating def. Esra Barmaksiz 8-2, Sophia Chen by forfeit; doubles: Adrian Van der Eb and Maddie Pollite def. Daphne Murphy and Olivia Wells 8-1, Abby Frost and Clair Yue def. Megan Franklin and Lindsay Wells 8-0

George Stevens Boys Tennis 5 at Orono 0

By Orono Coach Tim Griffin on May 09, 2014, at 4:18 p.m.
GSA 5, Orono 0 Singles: Alex Heilner def. Ryan Wells 8-2, Tate Yoder def. Liam Kenefic 8-2, Nate Boechat def. Tyler Jewett 8-1; doubles: Ed Laymeyer and Luke Theohardis def. Zach  Hamilton and Schylar Cyr 8-0, Tim Dentino and Beowulf Urban def. Tim Bruce and Sam Sheppard 8-0  

Stearns Softball 2 at Dexter 4

By Mark Pullen on May 05, 2014, at 4 p.m.
At Dexter, Abbey Jordan gave up four hits and struck out five batters over seven innings to lead the Tigers past Stearns. Jordan supported her own cause with a double on offense. Peyton Watson put the Tigers in front in the first inning with a 2-out, 2-RBI single. Abbie Melvin, …

Hodgdon Softball 8 at Southern Aroostook Community School 28

By Joe Mclaughlin on May 02, 2014, at 9 p.m.
At Dyer Brook, in the SACS season opener, seniors Mataya Hartin and Sable Altvater each hit home runs to lead the Warriors to victory. Hartin also singled twice and drove in five runs. Altvater doubled twice and brought in four runs. Cassidy Lyons and Cheyenne Dawes each singled twice. For Hodgdon, …

Rays’ Price, Boston’s Lester strong in spring outings

By Joe Mclaughlin on March 16, 2014, at 5:52 p.m.
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — Tampa Bay ace David Price is rounding into regular-season form and showed it Sunday when he allowed two runs on three hits for an 8-4 spring training win over the Boston Red Sox. Price walked a batter and hit one while striking out seven. Allen Webster …

Houlton Boys Basketball 49 at Lee Academy 33

By Joe Mclaughlin on Feb. 22, 2014, at 8:45 p.m.

Calais Girls Basketball 49 at Orono 30

By Joe Mclaughlin on Feb. 22, 2014, at 7 p.m.

Hodgdon Boys Basketball 49 at S. Aroostook 37

By Joe Mclaughlin on Feb. 22, 2014, at 10:45 a.m.

Oxford Hills Girls Basketball 54 at Edward Little 34

By Joe Mclaughlin on Feb. 21, 2014, at 8:27 p.m.

Schenck Girls Basketball 57 at Washburn 78

By Joe Mclaughlin on Feb. 20, 2014, at 8:35 p.m.

After shaky start, MPBN again televises basketball tournament games

By Joe Mclaughlin on Feb. 19, 2014, at 5:26 p.m.
Viewers tuning in to watch high school basketball tourney games on MPBN-TV on Wednesday may have encountered some confusion about what channel was showing games from Bangor and Augusta, but those early problems should be resolved, according to Gil Maxwell, the network’s chief technology officer. “The first day is always …
Presque Isle's Taylor Williams is fouled by  Gardiner's Laren Chadwick  on Saturday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Top-seeded Presque Isle girls roll to semifinal showdown against Foxcroft

By Joe Mclaughlin on Feb. 15, 2014, at 4:29 p.m.
BANGOR | In a tourney with top seeds falling, the No. 1 Presque Isle Wildcats showed early they wouldn’t join that unenviable club as they rolled to a 67-42 girls basketball victory over the No. 9 Gardiner Tigers in an East Class B quarterfinal Saturday at the Cross Insurance …

Katahdin Girls Basketball 38 at Fort Fairfield 64

By Larry Gardner on Feb. 11, 2014, at 6 p.m.
At Fort Fairfield, the No. 3 Tigers led from the start to pick up a Class D prelim win over the No. 14 Katahdin Cougars. Fort (14-5) was led by sophomore Taylor Churchill’s 13 points and senior Logan Bubar had 12 points. Janae Libby added 9 points while Whitney McNamee …
Matt Kinney in this September 2007 file photo.

Former major league pitcher, Bangor High graduate Matt Kinney named Hermon High baseball coach

By Joe Mclaughlin on Jan. 16, 2014, at 4:21 p.m.
Former major league pitcher Matt Kinney has been named the new varsity baseball coach at Hermon High School, according to Hermon athletic director Stephanie Biberstein. Kinney, a former Bangor High School star who was drafted in the sixth round by the Boston Red Sox in 1995, was approved as the …
Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard is introduced as a member of the U.S. Olympic hockey team after the 2014 Winter Classic hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich., Wednesday.

Former UMaine goalie Howard named to U.S. hockey team for Winter Olympics

By BDN Staff and Wire Reports on Jan. 01, 2014, at 6:56 p.m.
Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard, a former University of Maine standout, was one of three goalies named Wednesday for the U.S. men’s hockey team for the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Howard, 29, is not having the best season of his NHL career, and could be the U.S. …

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