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TV, radio sports schedule for Sept. 2, 2014

on Sept. 01, 2014, at 4:04 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at N.Y. YANKEES, 7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WSYY Millinocket (94.9 FM), WEGP Presque Isle (1390 AM), WKTJ Farmington (99.3 FM), WALZ Machias (95.3 FM), WLOB Portland (1310 …

Fightin Phils hand Sea Dogs third straight loss

on Aug. 28, 2014, at 10:34 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — The Portland Sea Dogs dropped their third straight game, losing 3-1 to the Reading Fightin Phils Thursday night at Hadlock Field. The loss coupled with the New Britain Rock Cats’ 5-3 win over the Binghamton Mets decreases Portland’s magic number for a division title to two games, …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 28, 2014

on Aug. 28, 2014, at 7:31 p.m.
BASKETBALL HAMPDEN — Eastern Maine Board 111 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials is offering a Prospective Officials Class for individuals, 18 or older, who want to be certified basketball officials. Individuals living in Hancock, Knox, Penobscot, Piscataquis and Waldo counties are eligible to take this class, which …
ANALYSIS
Longtime Jonesport-Beals boys basketball coach Ordman "Ordie" Alley gets ready to lead his team onto the Bangor Auditorium for the Royals' 2005 Eastern Maine Class D quarterfinal against Lee Academy

Legal experts say Ordman Alley’s claims would test defamation, due process law

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 28, 2014, at 7:22 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Famed former Jonesport-Beals basketball coach Ordman Alley has invoked defamation and denial of due process in defending himself against allegations of sexual abuse that led to his removal from two Maine athletic halls of fame. But legal experts interviewed by the Bangor Daily News said both claims …
From the community

Prospective Officials Class for basketball

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 28, 2014, at 4:06 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Reed's Brook Middle School, Room 164, Hampden For more information: 207-789-5118 HAMPDEN, Maine — Eastern Maine Board #111 of the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials is offering a Prospective Officials Class for any individuals, 18 years of age or …

Sports briefs for Aug. 26, 2014

By Staff and Wire Reports on Aug. 26, 2014, at 8:16 p.m.
Patriots release UMaine’s Johnson Derrick Johnson’s bid to earn a spot with the New England Patriots ended on Tuesday when he was released by the National Football League team. The former University of Maine wide receiver, 22, was among six players cut as the Patriots reduced their roster to 75 …

Sports briefs for Aug. 25, 2014

By Staff and Wire Service Reports on Aug. 25, 2014, at 8:21 p.m.
Shawn Thornton at Sea Dogs’ game Tuesday PORTLAND, Maine — Former Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton will make an appearance at Hadlock Field at 7 p.m. Tuesday when the Portland Sea Dogs take on the Reading Fightin Phils. Thornton will throw out the ceremonial first pitch and will be available …

TV radio sports schedule for Aug. 28, 2014

on Aug. 25, 2014, at 4:29 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE N.Y. YANKEES at DETROIT, 1 p.m., WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) radio; ESPN-TV BASEBALL, MINOR LEAGUE READING at PORTLAND, 6 p.m., WTME Rumford (780 AM) radio; Internet: www.ezrocks.us; Z105.5, WEZR Lewiston (1240 AM), radio; Internet: www.1055.com FOOTBALL, COLLEGE BOISE STATE vs. MISSISSIPPI, 8 p.m., ESPN-TV FOOTBALL, …
Jonesport-Beals coach Ordman Alley yells to his players during a basketball game in this February 2003 file photo.

Abuse allegations preceded Ordman Alley’s ouster from Maine sports halls of fame

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 23, 2014, at 11:25 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Allegations of sexual abuse against famed Jonesport-Beals High School basketball coach Ordman Alley precipitated his recent removal from two Maine athletic halls of fame, multiple sources told the Bangor Daily News on Friday. The alleged abuse occurred when Alley was a teacher at the Cove School, an …

TV Radio schedule for August 23-24, 2014

on Aug. 23, 2014, at 9:16 a.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING Formula One, Belgian Grand Prix, Qualifying, 8 a.m., CNBC-TV Global RallyCross Series, Daytona, 2:30 p.m., NBC-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Irwin Tools Night Race, 7:30 p.m., CBS-TV; WNZS Veazie (1340 AM), WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) radio IndyCar, GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Qualifying, 7:30 p.m., NBCSN-TV …
Joanne Palombo-McCallie (left) jokes with Paul Vachon while signing basketballs before they were inducted into the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame on Thursday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Trailblazers Blais Manning, Bouchard, Palombo-McCallie lead Maine Basketball Hall of Fame’s first induction

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 21, 2014, at 9:59 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Lisa Blais was a trailblazer. So were Rachel Bouchard and Joanne Palombo. They not only helped put high school girls basketball on the map in Maine, but they also proved that girls from the state could play at the highest level after high school. Blais Manning, Bouchard …

Bios for Maine Basketball Hall of Fame inductees

on Aug. 21, 2014, at 6:17 p.m.
PLAYERS Lisa Blais Manning — She was a four-time All-Maine player at Westbrook High School, leading the Blue Blazes to four consecutive Class A state championships while winning Gatorade Player of the Year honors. She went on to Old Dominion University, where she was a four-year starter who led her …

TV, radio schedule for August 22, 2014

on Aug. 21, 2014, at 4:27 p.m.
AUTO RACING Formula One, Belgian Grand Prix, Practice, 8 a.m., NBCSN-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Irwin Tools Night Race, Practice, 11 a.m., Final Practice, 1:30 p.m, FS1-TV; Qualifying, 5:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Food City 300, Qualifying, 3:30 p.m., FS1-TV; Race, 7:30 pm., ESPN-TV; WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM); WFZX Searsport …
Jonesport-Beals basketball head coach Ordie Alley ready with his team before a game at the Bangor Auditorium in this February 2005 file photo.

Maine Basketball Hall of Fame rescinds induction of former Jonesport-Beals coach

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 21, 2014, at 2:48 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — As many of the most notable people in the state’s basketball community converged on the Cross Insurance Center for the inaugural induction ceremony for the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame on Thursday afternoon, much of the surrounding conversation involved who wouldn’t be there. Longtime former Jonesport-Beals High …
John "Swisher" Mitchell (center) stands with Dick Whitmore at Whitmore's retirement party at Colby College in Watervile in this June 2011 file photo.

Point guard who helped Waterville win New England Championship in 1944 to be inducted into Maine Basketball Hall of Fame

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 20, 2014, at 11:51 a.m.
WATERVILLE, Maine — The impact of basketball on Johnny Mitchell’s life is ensconced in the nickname he’s carried since helping Waterville High School win the New England championship 70 years ago: “Swisher.” To many basketball fans of the day he was Bob Cousy before there was Bob Cousy, the former …
Chris Hudson

Hodgdon basketball star transferring to Massachusetts prep school

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 18, 2014, at 8:43 p.m.
Chris Hudson, a 6-foot-5-inch forward who led Hodgdon High School to the Class D state championship in boys basketball last winter, will attend prep school in Massachusetts for the next two years. Hudson, a third-team Bangor Daily News All-Maine selection after averaging 24 points, 16 rebounds, five blocked shots and …

Sports briefs for Aug. 18, 2014

By Staff and Wire Service Reports on Aug. 18, 2014, at 8:03 p.m.
Free UMaine football clinic set Aug. 20 ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine football team will host its annual Meet the Black Bears free football clinic at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20 at Alfond Stadium. All ages are welcome and participants will have the opportunity to meet players and …

TV, radio sports schedule for Aug. 18, 2014

on Aug. 18, 2014, at 9:52 a.m.
BASEBALL, LITTLE LEAGUE World Series, Teams TBA, 11 a.m., ESPN2-TV World Series, Teams TBA, 1 p.m., ESPN-TV World Series, Teams TBA, 6 & 8 p.m., ESPN2-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE L.A. ANGELES at BOSTON, 7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais …

TV Radio schedule for August 16-17, 2014

on Aug. 16, 2014, at 10:17 a.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series, Michigan, Qualifying, 9:30 a.m., race, 12:30 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Pure Michigan 400, Practice, 8:30 a.m., ESPN2-TV NASCAR Sprint Cup Happy Hour, Practice, 11 a.m., ESPN2-TV NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200, Qualifying, 9:30 a.m., ESPN2-TV; race, 2:45 p.m., ESPN-TV; …

Sports briefs for Aug. 15, 2014

By Staff and Wire Service Reports on Aug. 15, 2014, at 8:23 p.m.
Winkin service available via webcast WATERVILLE, Maine — There will be a memorial service for legendary Maine college baseball coach John Winkin on Sunday at noon at Colby’s Lorimer Chapel and a reception to follow at Page Commons. For those unable to attend, Rob Munzing of Munzing Media will have …
 
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