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University of Maine goaltender Rob McGovern, pictured during a Dec. 3, 2016, game in Orono, shut out Connecticut last Saturday. This weekend, he and the Black Bears face the third-ranked Boston University Terriers for a two-game series.

UMaine goalie geared up for Boston University men’s hockey series

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 19, 2017, at 6:59 p.m.
“This will definitely be a good challenge for us. I’m excited for it,” said goalie Rob McGovern.
University of Maine's Josh Mack (right) pushes for yards past New Hampshire's Pop Lacey (center) and Casey DeAndrade during their football game at Alfond Stadium at the University of Maine in Orono in this November 2016 file photo.

UMaine football team to face rival UNH in rare 2017 opener

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 19, 2017, at 4:23 p.m.
“It’s going to be huge for New England football. It will be fun. It will be something different.”

UMaine men’s hockey team to battle rival BU in home-and-home series

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 2:51 p.m.
BU has won six straight, including a sweep of rival Boston College.

UMaine teams continue America East play with games vs. UNH

on Jan. 18, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.
New York Islanders head coach Jack Capuano looks on against the Buffalo Sabres during the second period at Barclays Center on Dec. 24, 2016.

Former UMaine hockey star fired as Islanders head coach

By Ryan McLaughlin on Jan. 17, 2017, at 4:06 p.m.
Jack Capuano, a former University of Maine hockey player, has been fired as head coach of the New York Islanders, the team announced Tuesday afternoon on its Twitter page.
The air-supported indoor practice facility Mahaney Dome, which collapsed under the pressure of heavy snow that fell Thursday night into Friday, can be seen on Friday at the University of Maine in Orono.

UMaine’s Mahaney Dome inflated, but repairs needed

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 17, 2017, at 11:58 a.m.
“We have to make sure it’s safe before we can start using it again.”

UMaine-Hartford women’s basketball sum

on Jan. 16, 2017, at 8:24 p.m.
The University of Maine's Fanny Wadling (left) goes up for a shot over Hartford's Alyssa Reaves (right) and Kelly Douglass during the game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Monday.

UMaine women’s basketball team surges past Hartford

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 16, 2017, at 3:55 p.m.
University of Maine defeated Hartford 73-62 on Monday afternoon at the Cross Insurance Center.
University of Maine's Vincent Eze (center) goes up strong for two past Stony Brook's Jakub Petras (left) and Michael Almonacy during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Saturday.

Dismal shooting dooms UMaine men’s basketball team in loss at Hartford

By Ryan McLaughlin on Jan. 16, 2017, at 3:42 p.m.
Poor shooting helped spell disaster for the University of Maine men’s basketball team on Monday afternoon.

Inconsistent Bears face challenge against Hartford

on Jan. 15, 2017, at 8:08 p.m.

Stony Brook, UMaine women’s sum

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 15, 2017, at 4:55 p.m.

Saturday’s UMaine-Stony Brook men’s basketball summary

on Jan. 15, 2017, at 3:45 p.m.
Goaltender Rob McGovern leads his University of Maine teammates onto the ice for Saturday's hockey game against the University of Connecticut at Fenway Park in Boston. The sophomore registered his first career shutout to backstop the Black Bears' 4-0 victory.

Fabulous at Fenway: UMaine’s McGovern shuts out UConn

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 14, 2017, at 7:16 p.m.
Naira Caceres of the University of Maine (right), pictured during a Nov. 11 game in Bangor, scored a career-high 11 points on Saturday but the Black Bears dropped a 55-41 decision to Stony Brook University on Long Island.

Stony Brook stymies cold-shooting UMaine women

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 14, 2017, at 6:57 p.m.
The University of Maine's Vincent Eze (right) dunks on Stony Brook's Jakub Petras during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday. Stony Brook won 74-54. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Second-half surge propels Stony Brook men’s basketball team past UMaine

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 14, 2017, at 6:36 p.m.

UMaine men’s basketball entertains Stony Brook; women on road

on Jan. 13, 2017, at 3:20 p.m.

UConn upends UMaine men’s hockey team

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 12, 2017, at 9:37 p.m.
It was more of the same for the University of Maine men’s hockey team on Thursday night.

UMaine football team to play at Fenway Park

By Ryan McLaughlin on Jan. 12, 2017, at 7:16 p.m.
Wes Myers

Junior guard scores 31 points to rally UMaine men past UMass Lowell

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 11, 2017, at 9:45 p.m.
UMaine snapped a seven-game losing streak and is 5-13 overall, 1-2 in America East.
University of Maine interim coach Amy Vachon

UMaine women cruise past UMass Lowell

By Ryan McLaughlin on Jan. 11, 2017, at 9:02 p.m.
The University of Maine women’s basketball team kept up its torrid shooting display on Wednesday evening.
 

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