College sports


UMaine baseball, softball teams hit the road for conference series

on April 28, 2017, at 6:23 p.m.
Carly Gettler

Former Husson coach hired at UNE

on April 28, 2017, at 1:13 p.m.
The former head women’s soccer coach at Husson University, who spent the last two years in Virginia, has been hired as the head coach at UNE.

UMaine field hockey team taps league rival for coach

By Larry Mahoney on April 28, 2017, at 12:03 p.m.

UMaine softball team edges UMass Lowell in eight innings

By Larry Mahoney on April 27, 2017, at 10:01 p.m.
Stearns' Emma Alley (center) tries for two past Narraguagus' Kayla Toppin (left) and Narraguagus' Kaci Alley during their Class C girls basketball quarterfinal game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Feb. 21, 2017.

Stearns standout to continue family basketball tradition at Husson

on April 27, 2017, at 8:38 a.m.
Husson University announced it has received commitments from Alley of Stearns High School in Millinocket and Abby Simpson of Foxcroft Academy.
University of Maine third baseman Danny Casals catches a pop fly during the first game of America East baseball doubleheader against University of Massachusetts Lowell in Orono, March 31, 2017.

UMaine baseball team loses third baseman for season

By Larry Mahoney on April 26, 2017, at 8:36 a.m.
Third baseman Danny Casals, the team’s leading hitter a year ago, has been lost for the season and will have shoulder surgery in Florida within the next two weeks.

Six-run sixth leads UMaine baseball past UMPI

By Larry Mahoney on April 25, 2017, at 9:36 p.m.
Sophomore Isabel Hernandez Pepe of the University of Maine is transferring to Division II St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas, beginning next season.

Husson men add forward; UMaine sophomore to DII program

on April 25, 2017, at 3:45 p.m.
Laia Sole (13) of the University of Maine, who was an all-rookie pick and the America East Rookie of the Year last season, has transferred to Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.

UMaine women’s basketball freshman to join sister at Duquesne

By Larry Mahoney on April 24, 2017, at 4:39 p.m.
Jeremy Pena (left) of the University of Maine, pictured during a game in 2016, extended his hitting streak to nine games on Saturday, but the Black Bears dropped an America East doubleheader to Binghamton at Vestal, New York.

Binghamton posts baseball sweep of UMaine

By Larry Mahoney on April 22, 2017, at 8:48 p.m.

Sophomore’s homers power UMaine softball team past UMBC

on April 22, 2017, at 6:58 p.m.

Pinch-hit home run lifts UMaine softball past UMBC

By Larry Mahoney on April 21, 2017, at 6:34 p.m.

UMaine-Farmington hires new men’s soccer coach

on April 21, 2017, at 5:14 p.m.
Nathan Kronewetter, who comes to the school from California State University-Monterey Bay, will begin his duties on May 1.
Mike Flynn

Former NFL standout to join UMaine Ring of Honor

on April 21, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Former University of Maine offensive lineman Mike Flynn, a Super Bowl champion with the Baltimore Ravens, will be inducted into UMaine’s Ring of Honor this fall.

UMaine softball looks to extend win streak at UMBC

on April 20, 2017, at 4:07 p.m.

UMaine men’s basketball team lands Lee Academy prep center

By Ernie Clark on April 20, 2017, at 1:40 p.m.

Black Bear softball teams rallies for four runs in seventh to edge Holy Cross

By Larry Mahoney on April 20, 2017, at 6:47 a.m.
Sophomore third baseman Alyssa Derrick belted a two-run homer with two outs in the top of the seventh inning to cap a four-run rally that gave the University of Maine’s softball team a 5-4 victory over Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, on Wednesday.

UMaine notches baseball win over UMaine-Farmington

By Larry Mahoney on April 20, 2017, at 6:37 a.m.
UMaine has now won four in a row and eight of its last 10 to improve its record to 14-17.
Jeremy Pena

UMaine cruises to baseball victory over Thomas College

By Larry Mahoney on April 18, 2017, at 8:01 p.m.
Mar 21, 2017; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; 
Jim Boylen (second left), a former standout at the University of Maine, is now an assistant head coach under Fred Hoiberg  (left) with the NBA's Chicago Bulls. Boylen's ties to UMaine and the state have helped him enjoy a long, successful coaching career.
John E. Sokolowski | USA TODAY Sports

UMaine ties that bind: Former basketball standout savors NBA grind

By Ernie Clark on April 18, 2017, at 2:21 p.m.