Emma Waddell

Mainers claim prestigious collegiate swimming, hockey honors

on March 24, 2017, at 1:43 p.m.
Emma Waddell of Bangor has been named a 2017 DIII Honda Athlete of the Year nominee, while Brady Fleurent of Biddeford won the 17th Joe Concannon Award.
Xavier's Trevon Bluiett (5) scores against Arizona's Kobi Simmons in the first half during Thursday's West Regional semifinal in the 2017 NCAA tournament at SAP Center in San Jose, California.

Kansas, Xavier, Oregon, Gonzaga men advance

By The Sports Xchange on March 24, 2017, at 11:07 a.m.
Boston's David Backes (42) prepares to shoot on Tampa Bay goalie Peter Budaj (31) during the third period of Thursday night's NHL game at TD Garden in Boston. The Lightning won 6-3.
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Resilient Lightning hand Bruins fourth straight defeat

By The Sports Xchange on March 24, 2017, at 10:24 a.m.

UMFK Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Scheduled for April 8

By UMFK News on March 24, 2017, at 10:02 a.m.

Third time the charm for Lisbon in Unified basketball state title victory

By Randy Whitehouse, Sun Journal on March 24, 2017, at 9:51 a.m.

Longtime John Bapst swimming coach dies at 59

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 24, 2017, at 8:24 a.m.
“It’s obviously a big loss for us and a big loss for our athletic department.”

Saint Joseph’s defeats Husson in men’s lacrosse

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 24, 2017, at 5:57 a.m.

Meeting a Celtics legend: Cedric Maxwell

on March 24, 2017, at 4:07 a.m.
University of Maine senior Max Andrews goes through "Pro Day" testing and workouts in front of NFL and other pro football scouts at the Latti Fitness Center and Mahaney Dome Thursday morning.

UMaine players show off to scouts for ‘Pro Day’ audition

By Larry Mahoney on March 23, 2017, at 6:36 p.m.
Professional football scouts put nine former Black Bear players through a variety of drills to see if they are potential draft candidates.
The members of Husson University’s Organization of Physical Therapy Students (OPTS) are hosting their 19th Annual Wheelchair Basketball Tournament at Newman Gymnasium on March 25, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. (noon).  Each year, members of OPTS raffle off door prizes during the event.  Last year, one of the door prizes was a bicycle.

Husson University Physical Therapy Students to Hold Wheelchair Basketball Fundraising Event

By Eric B. Gordon on March 23, 2017, at 6:18 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 23, 2017

on March 23, 2017, at 4:24 p.m.
Quinnipiac's K.J. Tiefenwerth (left) looks back at the puck over his shoulder after losing it to University of Maine's Cam Brown during their game at Alfond Arena in October.

Former UMaine hockey captain signs with ECHL’s Adirondack Thunder

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 23, 2017, at 3:25 p.m.
Cam Brown, who served as the captain of the University of Maine hockey team this season, has signed with the ECHL’s Adirondack Thunder.

Night of Fire presented by the New England Ford Dealers and NAPA Auto Parts

By Wanda Goodridge on March 23, 2017, at 3:14 p.m.

Programs being offered in spring and summer at Penobscot Ice Arena

on March 23, 2017, at 3:11 p.m.

44th annual Passagassawakeag River Race to be held April 1

on March 23, 2017, at 3:08 p.m.

38th annual St. George River Race slated for March 25

on March 23, 2017, at 3 p.m.
These 11 seniors from Old Town High School have earned spots on the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association Academic All America Team. The Coyotes' honorees include (front, from left): Johanna Burgason, Allison Ketch, Alexis Rutherford and Kassidy Harriman. In the back row (from left) are Dominic D’Angelo, Nate St. Jean, Jacob Ketch, Nick Feero, Nick Gould, Drew St. Jean and Garrett Stoyell.

11 Old Town High School swimmers to receive Academic All America honor

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 23, 2017, at 2:51 p.m.
One thing Dave Ploch preaches as a coach and a teacher is that his students strive to be well-rounded academically and athletically.

Fifth annual Boggy Brook 5K Road Race/Walk and 1 Mile Family Fun Run on April 2

on March 23, 2017, at 2:51 p.m.

Special Olympics Maine offers first free Central Maine Young Athletes Festival for children

on March 23, 2017, at 2:44 p.m.
University of Maine's Laia Sole (center) goes to pass past University of New Hampshire's Morgan Bassett-Smith during their game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor in February 2017.

5 UMaine women’s basketball players to transfer

By Pete Warner on March 23, 2017, at 1:52 p.m.
Standout Laia Sole and emerging forward Anita Kelava, both freshmen, are among five players who have been granted their release by UMaine.