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TV radio sports schedule for Dec. 6-7, 2014

on Dec. 05, 2014, at 4:15 p.m.
SATURDAY BASKETBALL, BOYS HERMON at PRESQUE ISLE, 5:30 p.m., WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM) radio; WHOU Internet video (whoufm.com), WEGP Presque Isle (1390 AM) radio; WEGP Internet (wegp.net) MDI at OLD TOWN, 7 p.m., WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM) radio; WDEA Internet ( www.wdea.am), WZON Bangor (620 AM) radio; WZON Internet (zoneradio.com) …

TV Radio schedule for December 5, 2014

on Dec. 04, 2014, at 10:40 a.m.
BASKETBALL, BOYS BELFAST at MEDOMAK VALLEY, 6:45 p.m., WBYA Islesboro (105.5 FM), WBYA Internet (1055frank.com) FORT FAIRFIELD at ASHLAND, 7 p.m., WEGP Presque Isle (1390 AM) radio; WEGP Internet (wegp.net) KATAHDIN at HODGDON, 7 p.m., WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM) radio; WHOU Internet video (whoufm.com), LEWISTON at BANGOR, 7 p.m., WZON …

TV radio sports schedule for Nov. 29-30, 2014

on Nov. 29, 2014, at 5:50 a.m.
SATURDAY BASKETBALL, BOYS ELLSWORTH vs. FRYEBURG ACADEMY, 1 p.m., WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM) radio; WDEA Internet ( www.wdea.am) MDI vs. FRYEBURG ACADEMY, 5:30 p.m., WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM) radio; WDEA Internet (www.wdea.am) BASKETBALL, MEN Barclays Center Classic Consolation game, Teams TBA, 7 p.m., NBCSN-TV Championship game, Teams TBA, 9:30 p.m., …

TV, radio schedule for November 27, 2014

on Nov. 26, 2014, at 1:12 p.m.
BASKETBALL, MEN Orlando Classic SANTA CLARA vs. TENNESSEE, noon, ESPN2-TV KANSAS vs. RHODE ISLAND, 2 p.m., ESPN2-TV MICHIGAN STATE vs. RIDER, 6:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV GEORGIA TECH vs. MARQUETTE, 8:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV Battle 4 Atlantis First Semifinal: Teams TBA:, 1 p.m., ESPN-TV Second Semifinal: Teams TBA:, 3 p.m., ESPN-TV DirecTV Wooden …

Sports briefs for Nov. 25, 2014

By Wire Service Reports on Nov. 25, 2014, at 7:25 p.m.
Enforcer Brashear signs in Sweden NHL veteran tough guy Donald Brashear is headed to Sweden to restart his hockey career. Brashear, an 16-year NHL veteran with 2,634 career penalty minutes, signed with MODO of the Swedish Hockey League on Tuesday. The deal was announced by Peter Forsberg, a Hockey Hall …

Mixed martial arts fighter returning to Maine for title defense against Bellator, WEC veteran

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 24, 2014, at 1:25 p.m.
Undefeated Ray “All Business” Wood, who recently moved from the Bangor area to South Carolina, will return to the Pine Tree State on Feb. 7 to defend his New England Fights featherweight championship at NEF XVI, a mixed martial arts card to be held at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in …
Brandon Berry of West Forks will likely undergo surgery on his left shoulder.

West Forks boxer awaits possible surgery after shoulder dislocation

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 19, 2014, at 2:38 p.m.
Try hunting deer without a rifle or playing tennis without a racket. Brandon “The Cannon” Berry’s sporting tools of choice are his fists, and a dislocated left shoulder suffered early during Saturday night’s boxing match against Freddy Sanchez at the Portland Exposition Building left him not only a one-armed combatant …
Russell Lamour Jr.

Undefeated Portland boxer wins IBA North American title

on Nov. 16, 2014, at 11:49 a.m.
Undefeated Portland boxer Russell Lamour Jr. added to his championship belt collection by winning the IBA North American middleweight title with an eight-round unanimous decision over Ahshandi Gibbs Saturday night at the Portland Exhibition Building. The 31-year-old Lamour, a Deering High School graduate known in the ring …
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Russell Lamour Jr. receives a New England championship belt after defeating Laatekwei Hammond on June 14 at the Portland Expo.

Portland’s Lamour continues on boxing’s fast track

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 14, 2014, at 11:36 a.m.
Russell Lamour Jr. satisfied his early athletic passions in sports typical of teenage attraction. But once he discovered boxing, he found his calling. Now the Portland resident known in the ring as “The Haitian Sensation” is pursuing championships in the professional ranks. Lamour won the vacant USA …
Matt Peterson of Rumford, co-owner and matchmaker for New England Fights, said he thinks it was coincidental that a mixed martial arts event in Lewiston and a boxing event in Portland were scheduled for the same night.

‘It’s a free market’: Coinciding MMA, boxing events may measure fan base of state’s combat sports

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 14, 2014, at 7:49 a.m.
Just a few years ago, the state’s professional fight scene was virtually nonexistent. A boxing world that brought Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston together in Lewiston for their famous “phantom punch” heavyweight title rematch on May 25, 1965, and later brought world championship bouts featuring favorite son Joey Gamache to …
Brandon Berry (right) battles Eric Palmer for the Northeast Junior Welterweight title in Lewiston on Oct. 11. Berry won by unanimous decision.

Boxer from West Forks expects stiffer test in Portland Expo bout

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 11, 2014, at 3:03 p.m.
It has become a familiar refrain for Brandon “The Cannon” Berry, that he’s about to face the toughest fight of his professional boxing career. “I know that’s been the thing lately,” said Berry, who is scheduled to fight Freddy Sanchez of Worcester, Massachusetts, at the Portland Exposition Building on Saturday …

South African female boxer dies after two weeks in coma

By Reuters on Oct. 29, 2014, at 6:47 a.m.
JOHANNESBURG — A South African female professional boxer has died following a knockout punch two weeks ago that put her in a coma, the sports and recreation department said on Tuesday. Light middleweight Phindile Mwelase, 31, fell into a coma on Oct. 10 after a fight against Liz Butler, who …

Sports briefs for Oct. 28, 2014

By Wire Service Reports on Oct. 28, 2014, at 8:16 p.m.
South African female boxer dies after two weeks in coma JOHANNESBURG — A South African female professional boxer has died following a knockout punch two weeks ago that put her in a coma, the sports and recreation department said on Tuesday. Light middleweight Phindile Mwelase, 31, fell into a coma …
Brandon Berry (right) wins Northeast Junior Welterweight title over Eric Palmer.

Gamache prevails in bout; Berry wins NEF boxing title

By Kalle Oakes, Sun Journal on Oct. 12, 2014, at 10:07 a.m.
LEWISTON | After two years away from professional boxing, Steven Gamache didn’t need much of a scouting report on his junior middleweight opponent, Damon Antoine of Akron, Ohio. Gamache gained all the knowledge he required from two numbers – Antoine’s age (41) and number of previous professional fights (68). …
Professional boxer Brandon Berry of West Forks trains at Wyman's Boxing Club in Stockton Springs.

Tougher competition awaits West Forks’ Berry in Lewiston boxing match

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 09, 2014, at 10:47 a.m.
Any criticism about the undefeated start to Brandon “The Cannon” Berry’s professional boxing career have centered on the quality of his opposition. Three of the undefeated junior welterweight’s first seven foes were making their professional debuts while the other four opponents entered the ring against the 27-year-old …
Bruce "Pretty Boy" Boyington of Brewer (right) deflects blows from Josh Parker during a previous mixed martial arts fight.

Brewer fighter headed from MMA cage to boxing ring — temporarily

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 06, 2014, at 8:16 a.m.
Bruce Boyington has been one of the busier combat sports practitioners in the state this year, an effort that has been rewarded with two different mixed martial arts championship belts. Now the U.S. Marine Corps veteran who trains out of Young’s MMA in Bangor is about to branch out competitively …

TV, radio schedule for September 20-21, 2014

on Sept. 19, 2014, at 4:48 p.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING Formula One, Singapore Grand Prix, Qualifying, 9 a.m., CNBC-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Sylvania 300, Practice, 9 a.m., Final Practice, 11:30 a.m., FS1-TV NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series, New Hampshire, Qualifying, 10 a.m., Race, 1 p.m., FS1-TV; WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) radio NASCAR, Nationwide Series, VisitMyrtleBeach.com …

Maine’s Berry, Lamour remain unbeaten after boxing victories

By Ernie Clark on Sept. 19, 2014, at 11:16 a.m.
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Undefeated junior welterweight Brandon “The Cannon” Berry of West Forks improved his record to 7-0 with a first-round stoppage of Theo Desjardin during the 13th annual Fight to Educate boxing show at the Verizon Wireless Arena on Thursday night. Berry knocked down Desjardin (0-4) with a …
Professional boxer Brandon Berry of West Forks works out at Wyman's Boxing Club in Stockton Springs.

West Forks boxer adding November bout in Portland pro-am card

By Ernie Clark on Sept. 18, 2014, at 2:28 p.m.
As undefeated junior welterweight Brandon “The Cannon” Berry prepared to enter the boxing ring in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Thursday night, news broke of a third scheduled fight in less than three months for the West Forks native. Berry, who is scheduled to fight next on Oct. 11 at the …
Professional boxer Brandon Berry of West Forks (left) works out with his trainer Ken "Skeet" Wyman in July at Wyman's Boxing Club in Stockton Springs.

Undefeated West Forks boxer Berry set to begin busy fall schedule

By Ernie Clark on Sept. 17, 2014, at 12:58 p.m.
Brandon “The Cannon” Berry has taken great pride in the fact he grew up and launched his emerging professional boxing career in the western Maine hamlet of West Forks. But one of Berry’s homes away from home for his pugilistic endeavors is the Verizon Wireless Arena Center in Manchester, New …
 
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