on Feb. 24, 2017, at 8:41 p.m.
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 24, 2017, at 6:45 p.m.
The Eagles won their first regional title with a 61-40 victory over defending champion Oceanside of Rockland-Thomaston at the Augusta Civic Center.
By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 24, 2017, at 6:23 p.m.
The top-ranked Eagles from Blue Hill looked every bit like a team favored to hoist another Class C gold ball, blitzing fifth-ranked Dexter 60-31 in a semifinal game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
By Joseph Cyr, Houlton Pioneer Times on Feb. 24, 2017, at 5:23 p.m.
A total team effort carried the No. 2 Fort Fairfield boys basketball team to a 60-50 victory over No. 6 Schenck in Friday afternoon’s Class C North semifinal.
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 24, 2017, at 4:36 p.m.
The Messalonskee of Oakland girls basketball team defeated Nokomis of Newport by 37 points in their only regular-season meeting this winter.
By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 24, 2017, at 6:56 a.m.
Top seed Southern Aroostook Community School of Dyer Brook received 12 points and nine rebounds from eighth-grader Kacy Daggett and Makaelyn Porter’s three-pointer with 3:58 left triggered a 9-3 run to close out the game as the Warriors outlasted fourth seed Easton for a 48-42 win in their Class D North semifinal.
By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 23, 2017, at 8:57 p.m.
Coach Dean Preston’s club pressured, harassed and overwhelmed sixth-ranked Washburn all over the Cross Insurance Center floor as the second-ranked Tigerettes posted an impressive victory over the sixth-ranked Beavers
By Joseph Cyr, Houlton Pioneer Times on Feb. 23, 2017, at 6:20 p.m.
No. 1 Southern Aroostook (19-1) defeated No. 4 Central Aroostook 57-33 to advance to the regional championship game.
By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 23, 2017, at 4:50 p.m.
The 19-1 Bulldogs advanced to their first regional championship game in at least two decades.
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 23, 2017, at 12:46 p.m.
Jackson Mathers’ good news is bad news for rival basketball teams.
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 22, 2017, at 10:31 p.m.
By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 22, 2017, at 10:22 p.m.
By Pete Warner on Feb. 22, 2017, at 9:14 p.m.
By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 22, 2017, at 8:42 p.m.
The suspensions of five University of Maine men’s basketball team players last week stemmed from an altercation in the locker room during which Wes Myers punched teammate Marko Pirovic in the face, breaking his jaw, a police report reveals.
By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 22, 2017, at 7:31 p.m.
The fourth-seeded Orono High School boys basketball team took full advantage of its superior experience and size Wednesday afternoon.
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 22, 2017, at 6:37 p.m.
on Feb. 22, 2017, at 5:25 p.m.
Riley Swanson of Mount Desert Island High School in Bar Harbor and Nate Desisto of Orono, along with Katie Butler of Bangor and Emi Higgins of Hermon, are among the semifinalists for the Mr. Maine Basketball and Miss Maine Basketball Awards.
By Joseph Cyr, Houlton Pioneer Times on Feb. 22, 2017, at 5:16 p.m.
MDI will advance to the regional championship for the first time since 2012.
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 22, 2017, at 4:56 p.m.