Pete Warner

Asst. Sports Editor


Hard-hitting senior heads Old Town’s quest for football playoff spot

By Pete Warner on Sept. 30, 2016, at 11:49 a.m.
BDN’s Pete Warner interviewing Old Town High School senior football player T.J. Crawford and Coyotes head coach Lance Cowan, talking about Crawford’s contributions to the team as a player and as a leader.
T.J. Crawford of Old Town (right), pictured during the Coyotes' Class C North football semifinal in 2015, is a two-way standout and senior leader for coach Lance Cowan's team this season.

Hard-hitting senior heads Old Town’s quest for football playoff spot

By Pete Warner on Sept. 30, 2016, at 10:22 a.m.
T.J. Crawford has been a key member of the Old Town High School football team as it battles to return to the Class C North playoffs this season. The senior tailback and linebacker is a two-way force for the Coyotes and is providing experience and leadership …

Dexter Field Hockey 4 at Piscataquis 0

By Pete Warner on Sept. 28, 2016, at 8:29 p.m.
At Guilford, four different players scored a goal to power the Tigers by the Pirates. Hannah Farrar opened the scoring off a penalty stroke in the first period at 25:55 and Morgan Wyman added a goal about 19 minutes off an Abby Webber assist. Webber also set up Kaitlyn Webber’s …
Golf legend Arnold Palmer (left) looks at a statue of himself commemorating the 50th anniversary of his first PGA tour win in 1955 at the Weston Golf and Country Club in Toronto Sept. 13, 2005.

Palmer made handful of Maine appearances during legendary career

By Pete Warner on Sept. 26, 2016, at 8:43 p.m.
In 1986, Palmer was victorious at the Union Mutual Seniors Golf Classic, which was held at the Purpoodock Club in Cape Elizabeth.
The University of Maine football team plays its home opener at Alfond Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Black Bears football is an unrivaled experience for Maine sports fans.

UMaine football an unrivaled experience for Maine sports fans

on Sept. 20, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
There is no sporting event in Maine that rivals the atmosphere of a University of Maine football game. Outside Morse Field at Alfond Stadium, fans gather in the tailgating lots waiting to sample the variety of grilled meats, sandwiches and other goodies they have brought from home and to talk …

Easton Boys Soccer at Katahdin (Awaiting score)

By Pete Warner on Sept. 17, 2016, at 8:08 p.m.
At Stacyville, Elias Coy scored twice, including the eventual game-winner with 32 minutes left in the first half, as the Bears shut out the Cougars. Coy scored a second-half goal and set up a tally by Noah Hanscomb, also after intermission. Jake Flewelling earned his third shutout of the season, …

East Grand Boys Soccer 1 at Hodgdon 3

By Pete Warner on Sept. 14, 2016, at 8:46 p.m.
At Hodgdon, Wyatt Foster scored two of his three goals in the second half to provide the go-ahead goal and an insurance tally in the Hawks’ win over the Vikings. Daden Palmer assisted on two goals and Dylan Jurson had the other assist for 5-0 Hodgdon. Josh Foster made 13 …

NCAA puts a hurt on North Carolina to protest transgender law

on Sept. 13, 2016, at 2:13 p.m.
The NCAA, as the governing body of collegiate athletics in the United States, has an obligation to protect the interests of all those who wish to compete in sports. That is why in 2010 the NCAA Executive Committee established an Office of Inclusion to help make sure the NCAA remained …

UMF Men's college soccer 2 at Pine Manor 0

By Pete Warner on Sept. 10, 2016, at 6:42 p.m.
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – University of Maine at Farmington men’s soccer (2-1) freshman Jake Heimlich (Berlin, Conn./Berlin) tallied a pair of goals in Saturday afternoon’s 2-0 shutout victory at Pine Manor College (1-2) in non-conference action. The Beavers only fired three shots on goal in the defensive battle, but two …
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.

Senior star with football pedigree provides powerful presence for Brewer

By Pete Warner on Sept. 09, 2016, at 5:17 p.m.
Trey Wood is one of the key players on the Brewer High School football team this season. The senior tailback and linebacker provides a powerful presence on both sides of the ball for coach Nick Arthers’ team. Wood, the son of former Orono High School and University …

Senior star, coach talk Brewer football

By Pete Warner on Sept. 09, 2016, at 5:15 p.m.
Trey Wood, the son of former Orono High School and University of Maine football standout Ray Wood, and coach Nick Arthers spoke with the Bangor Daily News and SportsNet Maine during Brewer’s preparations for Friday night’s Class B North game against Mt. Blue of Farmington at Doyle Field.

Ashland Boys Soccer 6 at Southern Aroostook 1

By Pete Warner on Sept. 07, 2016, at 10:04 p.m.
  At Dyer Brook, Kyle Beaulier’s two goals propelled visiting Ashland to its third victory against just one loss and two ties. Tristan Pelletier, Michael White and Lucas Craig added goals for the Hornets. Steven Bellanceau had two saves on six shots. Nolan Altvater saved six of 14 shots for …

Wisdom Boys Soccer 1 at Easton 2

By Pete Warner on Sept. 07, 2016, at 9:51 p.m.
At Easton, Elias Coy and Keegan Kinney had a goal apiece for the Bears in the win over Wisdom of St. Agatha. Collin Sotomayor and Isaac Currier had assists for 4-2-1 Easton. Jake Flewelling recorded seven saves. Kyle Chamberlain ha 10 saves for 0-7 Wisdom. Story continues below advertisement.

Thomas College field hockey 1 at Colby 6

By Pete Warner on Sept. 07, 2016, at 9:42 p.m.
WATERVILLE, Maine — Merrill Read and McKayla Blanch  both had two goals to lead the Colby College field hockey team to a season-opening 6-1 win over Thomas College on  Wednesday  Thomas (2-2) cut the lead to 3-1 off a penalty corner. Gabby Martell  took the corner, stepped back out on …

Ellsworth Volleyball 3 at Machias 0

By Pete Warner on Sept. 07, 2016, at 9:26 p.m.
At Machias Ellsworth (1-1) def. Machias (0-1) 3-0 Ellsworth: Shelby Cote 16 aces, 6 digs, Avery Jester 5 kills, Mariah Young 10 service receptions, Alexa Grant 6 assists Machias: Regan Bragg had 19 serves, 6 digs; Kenzie Haskins 4 assists, Kelsi Miller 7 digs, Grace Preston 3 killsStory continues below …

Gardiner Field Hockey 2 at Mount View 1

By Pete Warner on Sept. 07, 2016, at 9:09 p.m.
At Thorndike, Callie Brann broke a 1-1 tie with just over 20 minutes left in regulation to lead Gardiner to the win over Mount View. Hailee Lovely added a goal for the 3-0 Tigers, who outshot the 0-3 Mustangs 22-2. Rachelle Ravin scored for Mount View off a corner by …

Washington Acad. Volleyball 3 at Narraguagus 1

By Pete Warner on Sept. 07, 2016, at 9:08 p.m.
At Harrington Washington Academy (1-0) def. Narraguagus (0-1) 23-25, 25-21, 25-15, 25-16 Washington Acad.: Maggie Hood 8 kills, 1 ace, 1 dig; Kate Walls 7 kills, 2 digs; Brecken Barker 3 kills, 8, 6 digs; Brianna Rensha 6 kills, 13 aces, 3 digs Narraguagus: Kayla Toppin 3 kills, 8 aces, …

Calais Volleyball 3 at Sumner 0

By Pete Warner on Sept. 07, 2016, at 8:49 p.m.
At East Sullivan Calais (2-0) def. Sumner (0-2) 25-15, 25-14, 25-12 Calais: Kelly Delaney 5 aces, 12 kills, 3 digs; Kayli Doten 2 kills, 1 block; Abby Condon 10/11 serving, 3 kills; Olivia Hutckins 15/16 serving 3 aces, 2 kills, 14 assists Sumner: Anna Young 5 aces, 4 assists, 1 …

Maine Women's college soccer 1 at Massachusetts 0

By Pete Warner on Sept. 03, 2016, at 9:54 a.m.
AMHERST, Massachusetts – The Black Bears Women’s Soccer team traveled to UMass on Saturday and failed to score a goal, dropping the contest 1-0. This is the second loss in a row where the Black Bears lost by only 1 goal, for their second loss on the season. UMass controlled …

St. Joseph's Women's college soccer 4 at Husson 3

By Pete Warner on Sept. 03, 2016, at 12:14 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine – Saint Joseph’s College (1-1) rallied from a 3-1 deficit to defeat Husson University (0-1), 4-3 in overtime, in Husson Classic Tournament action on Saturday evening. Junior midfielder Sarah Comtois (Lowell, Mass.) scored twice and netted the game-winning goal seven minutes into extra play. THE LEAD The outlook …