Larry Mahoney



Boston University power-play goals in third period sink Black Bears

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 20, 2017, at 10:25 p.m.
 Hampden Academy's Sophia Narofsky (center) drives up for two past Messalonskee's McKenna Brodeur during their basketball game in Hampden Friday.

Freshman leads undefeated Messalonskee girls past Hampden Academy

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 20, 2017, at 9:30 p.m.
Gabrielle Wener scored a career-high 21 points, including five 3-pointers, and she also grabbed seven rebounds and made two steals
Kayla Binette

WCSH/WLBZ weekend sports anchor takes job in South Carolina

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 20, 2017, at 5:37 p.m.
“It was a tough decision,” said Kayla Binette, who has been at WCSH/WLBZ for two years. “But it’s time for me to branch out and go someplace different.”
Competitors battle for position in a race during the East Coast Snocross tour on Saturday at Bass Park in Bangor. The event returns to Bangor on Jan. 28 and 29.

East Coast Snocross to kick off season with Bangor event

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 20, 2017, at 5:30 p.m.
“It is going to be held regardless of Mother Nature’s input,” said Jennifer Khavari, the director of the Eastern Maine Community College Foundation, which brought the event to Bangor two years ago.

UNH women’s basketball team upends cold-shooting UMaine

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 19, 2017, at 9:48 p.m.
The University of Maine’s shooting woes on the road continued Thursday night, and the University of New Hampshire took full advantage.
University of Maine goaltender Rob McGovern, pictured during a Dec. 3, 2016, game in Orono, shut out Connecticut last Saturday. This weekend, he and the Black Bears face the third-ranked Boston University Terriers for a two-game series.

UMaine goalie geared up for Boston University men’s hockey series

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 19, 2017, at 6:59 p.m.
“This will definitely be a good challenge for us. I’m excited for it,” said goalie Rob McGovern.
University of Maine's Josh Mack (right) pushes for yards past New Hampshire's Pop Lacey (center) and Casey DeAndrade during their football game at Alfond Stadium at the University of Maine in Orono in this November 2016 file photo.

UMaine football team to face rival UNH in rare 2017 opener

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 19, 2017, at 4:23 p.m.
“It’s going to be huge for New England football. It will be fun. It will be something different.”

John Bapst coach gets 200th win

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 3:55 p.m.
John Bapst Memorial High School girls basketball coach Mike Webb recently posted his 200th career victory as a head coach. Before becoming a coach, Webb spent 20 years as a basketball official.

John Bapst coach gets 200th win

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 3:54 p.m.
Red Sox manager John Farrell answers questions during an event at Gracie Theater at Husson University in Bangor Wednesday.

Red Sox manager excited about upcoming season thanks to trades

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 18, 2017, at 9:51 p.m.
“You may debate trading away young players for Sale, but I think it’s a pretty good get,” said John Farrell. “We wouldn’t have made the trade if we didn’t have a core group of young players like we have.”
Old Town-Orono's Ben Allan-Rahill (right) checks Houlton-Hodgdon-Southern Aroostook-Katahdin's Nick Delucca into the boards during their hockey game Saturday at Alfond Arena in Orono.

Old Town, Orono build strong hockey program with cooperative effort

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 18, 2017, at 2:54 p.m.
“They’re definitely a good team,” said Brewer coach Lance Ingerson. “They’re fast, and they pass the puck well.”
The air-supported indoor practice facility Mahaney Dome, which collapsed under the pressure of heavy snow that fell Thursday night into Friday, can be seen on Friday at the University of Maine in Orono.

UMaine’s Mahaney Dome inflated, but repairs needed

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 17, 2017, at 11:58 a.m.
“We have to make sure it’s safe before we can start using it again.”

Bangor girls showing dramatic improvement

on Jan. 16, 2017, at 11:30 p.m.
Stearns head coach Nick Cullen celebrates during the Class D North state softball championship game at Coffin Field in Brewer in this June 2016 file photo.

Stearns girls basketball coach placed on paid administrative leave

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 16, 2017, at 9:39 p.m.
“He is on paid administrative leave until we can complete an investigation,” Millinocket Superintendent of Schools Frank Boynton said.
The University of Maine's Fanny Wadling (left) goes up for a shot over Hartford's Alyssa Reaves (right) and Kelly Douglass during the game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Monday.

UMaine women’s basketball team surges past Hartford

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 16, 2017, at 3:55 p.m.
University of Maine defeated Hartford 73-62 on Monday afternoon at the Cross Insurance Center.

Stony Brook, UMaine women’s sum

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 15, 2017, at 4:55 p.m.
Goaltender Rob McGovern leads his University of Maine teammates onto the ice for Saturday's hockey game against the University of Connecticut at Fenway Park in Boston. The sophomore registered his first career shutout to backstop the Black Bears' 4-0 victory.

Fabulous at Fenway: UMaine’s McGovern shuts out UConn

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 14, 2017, at 7:16 p.m.
Naira Caceres of the University of Maine (right), pictured during a Nov. 11 game in Bangor, scored a career-high 11 points on Saturday but the Black Bears dropped a 55-41 decision to Stony Brook University on Long Island.

Stony Brook stymies cold-shooting UMaine women

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 14, 2017, at 6:57 p.m.

Stingy defense keys Nokomis girls’ 8-1 start

on Jan. 14, 2017, at 7 a.m.
John Bapst's Gracie Philippon (right) fades a shot past Central's Emma Campbell during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Friday.

Central hangs on to edge John Bapst girls on Sydney Allen free throws

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 13, 2017, at 11:16 p.m.