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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 …

TV Radio schedule for September 11, 2014

on Sept. 10, 2014, at 4:51 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at KANSAS CITY, 8 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 …

Sports briefs for Aug. 27, 2014

By Staff and Wire Service Reports on Aug. 27, 2014, at 5:37 p.m.
Two Maine roller derby matches set Saturday PORTLAND — Maine roller derby kicks off the fall season with a doubleheader Saturday at the Portland Expo. The R.I.P. Tides (Portland) will battle Central Maine Derby (Bangor) at 5 p.m. and then the Calamity Janes (Portland) take on The Perfect Storm (Rock …
Professional boxer Brandon Berry of West Forks works out at Wyman's Boxing Club in Stockton Springs in July.

Maine fighters Lamour, Berry on New Hampshire boxing card

on Aug. 26, 2014, at 6:58 a.m.
Undefeated boxers Russell Lamour of Portland and Brandon Berry of West Forks are scheduled to return to the ring Sept. 18 as part of the 13th annual Fight to Educate pro-am card at the Verizon Wireless Center in Manchester, New Hampshire. Lamour, who earlier this year won the New England …

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 …

TV radio sports schedule for Aug. 14, 2014

on Aug. 08, 2014, at 4:55 p.m.
BASEBALL, LITTLE LEAGUE World Series SOUTH MORAVIA vs. SEOUL, 1 p.m., ESPN-TV; PERTH METRO NORTH vs. MIGUEL LUZUNARIS, 5 p.m., ESPN2-TV; CANYON LAKE vs. MOUNTAIN RIDGE, 7 p.m., ESPN2-TV; BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE Red Sox Hall of Fame Ceremony, 12:30 p.m., NESN-TV HOUSTON at BOSTON, 7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 …
Professional boxer Brandon Berry of West Forks works out at Wyman's Boxing Club in Stockton Springs.

Berry to headline Lewiston professional boxing card in October

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 01, 2014, at 6:54 a.m.
Since the late 1800s, Lewiston has hosted professional boxing, a legacy that includes hosting Muhammad Ali’s controversial first-round “phantom punch” knockout of Sonny Liston on May 25, 1965. It also is the hometown of former world champion Joey Gamache Jr. But the pro boxing scene has been …

TV radio sports schedule for July 26-27, 2014

on July 26, 2014, at 9:16 a.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING NASCAR Sprint Cup, John Wayne Walding 400, final practice, 9 a.m., ESPN2-TV; qualifying, 2 p.m., ESPN-TV Global RallyCross Series, 2 p.m., NBC-TV NASCAR Nationwide, Lilly Diabetes 250, qualifying, noon, FS1-TV; race, 4:30 p.m., ESPN-TV; WNZS Veazie (1340 AM) radio ATHLETICS CrossFit Games, 8 p.m., ESPN-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR …
Boxer Brandon Berry of West Forks talks to his trainer Ken "Skeet" Wyman, owner of Wyman's Boxing Club in Stockton Springs. Wyman, a former boxer, started the club 10 years ago and Berry is the first professional boxer he has trained.

‘An extreme amount of dedication’: West Forks’ Berry taking the long road to boxing success

By Ernie Clark on July 16, 2014, at 5:32 a.m.
The frank suggestion from a former trainer that he didn’t have a future in boxing wasn’t what Brandon “The Cannon” Berry wanted to hear a few years back. So Berry literally hit the road and has been driving ever since — and not only is boxing …

Local sports results for July 1, 2014

on July 01, 2014, at 3:56 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE CHICAGO CUBS at BOSTON, 7 p.m., ESPN-TV, 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 …
Bangor boxer Josh McAufliffe trains with Ken Wyman in the ring at Wyman's club in Stockton Springs in this Jan. 4, 2010 photo.

Wyman remains optimistic after Bangor boxing show is sidelined as UFC event takes center stage

By Ernie Clark on June 23, 2014, at 12:57 p.m.
Ken “Skeet” Wyman has been at the forefront of the resurgence of professional boxing in Maine. But his plans to bring a show to Bangor this summer will have to wait. “It wasn’t meant to be right now,” said the owner of Wyman’s Boxing Club in Stockton …

TV, radio schedule for June 21-22, 2014

on June 20, 2014, at 4:37 p.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING Formula One Racing, Austrian Grand Prix, qualifying, 8 a.m., NBCSN-TV NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Gardner Denver 200, qualifying, 11:30 a.m., ESPN2-TV, race, 2:45 p.m., ABC-TV; WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM); WFZX Searsport (101.7 FM) radio BASEBALL, COLLEGE NCAA World Series Game 13: Teams TBA, 3 p.m., ESPN2-TV Game 14: …

West Forks boxer Berry remains undefeated with sixth pro victory

on June 15, 2014, at 8:19 p.m.
PORTLAND | Light welterweight Brandon Berry of West Forks remained undefeated in his professional boxing career Saturday night, scoring a second-round technical knockout of Moises Rivera before a crowd estimated at 2,500 at the Portland Exposition Building. Berry (6-0 with four knockouts) used a straight right hand to score …
Portland Mayor Michael Brennan (left) presented five-time former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield (right) a key to the city this afternoon. Holyfield will be a special guest at the All Star Boxing Event at the Portland Expo Center tomorrow night.

Former heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield helps promote Portland boxing revival

By Sam Hill on June 13, 2014, at 7:41 p.m.
Evander Holyfield, a five-time world heavyweight boxing champion, accepted a key to Maine’s largest city from Portland Mayor Michael Brennan on Friday. Holyfield is visiting Portland as the special guest of the All Star Boxing Event to be held at the Portland Expo Center on Saturday night. …
Boxer Brandon Berry of West Forks.

Undefeated West Forks boxer eyes sixth pro victory on Portland card

By Ernie Clark on June 13, 2014, at 2:11 p.m.
Brandon “The Cannon” Berry proved he could fill a room earlier this spring when the undefeated light welterweight from West Forks headlined a boxing show that lured a sold-out crowd of 1,000 fans to Carrabec High School in North Anson. On Saturday night, Berry will head from his home in …

TV Radio schedule for May 10, 2014

on May 11, 2014, at 11:22 a.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING Formula One Racing, Grand Prix of Spain, qualifying, 8 a.m., NBCSN-TV IndyCar Racing, Grand Prix of Indianapolis, 3:30 p.m., ABC-TV Sprint Cup, Energy 400 7 p.m., FOX-TV; WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM), WNZS Veazie (1340 AM) radio BASEBALL, COLLEGE FLORIDA STATE at NORTH CAROLINA, 1 p.m. …
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Brandon Berry (right) of West Forks spars with Phil Kyser of Stockton Springs during a training session at Wyman's Boxing Club on May 29, 2013.

Promoters want ‘to put a stamp on boxing in Maine’ with events in Portland, Bangor

By Ernie Clark on April 29, 2014, at 7:14 a.m.
Much as mixed martial arts has gained a foothold in Maine — with crowds of 3,000 the norm for New England Fights-promoted shows staged in Lewiston since 2012 — so, too, has the state experienced a resurgence of boxing popularity. Since the professional ranks of that sport returned to the …
Brandon Berry

Berry draws a crowd, makes them happy with boxing victory

By Ernie Clark on April 27, 2014, at 4:34 p.m.
NORTH ANSON | Brandon “The Cannon” Berry spent the first few hours of Saturday night’s boxing show at Carrabec High School working the room. In his case that meant thanking as many of the sold-out crowd of 1,000 as possible for their support of the event and his fledgling …
 
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