Cross Country


Local sports results for Sept. 18, 2014

on Sept. 18, 2014, at 9:45 p.m.
Results HIGH SCHOOL THURSDAY’S RESULTS BOYS SOCCER Narraguagus 3, Calais 2 Penquis Valley 1, Dexter 1 Searsport 12, DIS 1 Shead 3, Machias 2 So. Aroostook 7, Katahdin 1 FIELD HOCKEY Belfast 3, Mount View 2 Dexter 5, Stearns 1 Foxcroft 10, Hermon 0 John Bapst 1, Orono 0 MCI …

Local sports results for September 12, 2014

on Sept. 12, 2014, at 10:03 p.m.
Results HIGH SCHOOL FRIDAY’S RESULTS FOOTBALL Bangor 46, Scarborough 13 Belfast 36, MDI 14 Biddeford 14, Massabesic 12 Brewer 46, Cony 40 (OT) Brunswick 41, Gardiner 6 Bucksport 42, Medomak 6 (exhib.) Cape Elizabeth 32, Poland 29 Falmouth 55, Morse 14 Foxcroft 46, Camden Hills 16 Hampden 28, Gorham 0 …

Local sports results for August 7, 2014

on Aug. 07, 2014, at 11:04 p.m.
Legion Baseball Northeast Regional At Middletown, Connecticut Thursday, Aug. 7 G1: Milford, Massachusetts, 5, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 4 G2: RCP (Rocky Hill-Cromwell-Portland), Connecticut, 9, Dover, New Hampshire 6 G3: Bangor 7, Cheshire, Connecticut 1 G4: Middletown, Connecticut 4, Essex, Vermont 2 Friday, Aug. 8 G5: Pawtucket, Rhode Island (29-13) vs. …

Local sports results for Aug. 6, 2014

on Aug. 06, 2014, at 10:33 p.m.
Golf LOCAL At Jato Highlands GC Individual Net — A Flight: 1. Earl Smith 31, 2. Gary Renaud 34; B Flight: 1. Tyler Gardner 31, 2. Shey Gardner 33; C Flight: 1. Steve Proctor 29, 2. Rolly Sirois 32; Pins: No.14: 1. Tom Gardner 8-5, 2. Keith Strange 25-5; No.16: …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 31, 2014

on July 31, 2014, at 7:31 p.m.
BASEBALL OLD TOWN — The Old Town Recreation Center is launching the Eastern Maine Fall Baseball League, open to kids ages 8-11 (Little League eligible). The EMFBL will be kid pitch and will feature a 14-game regular season, beginning Aug. 24. The league will include playoffs. Towns are allowed to …
From the community

Fundraiser cross country race at Bucksport

Bangor Daily News on July 29, 2014, at 11:49 a.m.
BUCKSPORT, Maine — The fourth annual Dynamic Duo 3 Mile Race will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Bucksport High School, 102 Broadway, on the cross country course. Registration at 7 a.m. at the football field. Fee is $20 per couple and benefits Bucksport High School Cross Country Team. All …
 Lydia Kouletsis of Oakland celebrates after being the first woman to cross the finish line in the Bay of Fundy International Marathon. Kouletsis, 22, was running her first marathon. She led women runners with her time of 3 hours, 24 minutes, .03 seconds.

Professor, student capture victories in Bay of Fundy International Marathon

By Katherine Cassidy, Special to the BDN on June 15, 2014, at 5:09 p.m.
LUBEC | Two Central Maine runners — a biology professor and a pharmacy student — were the winners of Sunday’s Bay of Fundy International Marathon. Ron Peck of Waterville, in his second year teaching at Colby College, was the overall top finisher in 3 hours, two minutes and 10 …
Kate Goupee

Brewer High grad to lead Husson’s cross country, track programs

on May 30, 2014, at 3:59 p.m.
BANGOR | Brewer High School graduate and former Mount Desert Island High School coach Kate Goupee has been named the head coach of Husson University’s cross country and track and field programs, Husson Director of Athletics Frank Pergolizzi announced in a news release Friday. “We are very happy to …
Brewer High School coach Glendon Rand watches a member of the Witches track team during a Monday meet at Cameron Stadium in Bangor.

Brewer coach helps transform, unite Maine track, cross country community

By Pete Warner on May 15, 2014, at 3:12 p.m.
Glendon Rand shudders to think what his life might have been like had he not been introduced to running. Former Brewer High School coach Bill Lopotro suggested that Rand try track and field as a sophomore. “I always felt very fortunate that I kind of stumbled upon …

Courageous Steps road races set on Sunday at Old Town High School

on May 13, 2014, at 7:42 p.m.
WHAT: Courageous Steps, one-mile fun run/walk and competitive one-mile run along with children’s games and activities, dunk tank, raffles, snacks. WHEN: From noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 18. Fun/walk at 12:30 p.m., competitive run at 1:30 p.m. Rain date Sunday, May 25. WHERE: Victory Field, Old Town High School. …
Connor Archer, a sophomore at Old Town High School, competes in the 1,600-meter run during a track and field meet in Hampden Friday. Archer is a high-functioning autistic student who competes on the school's cross country and indoor and outdoor track teams.

Old Town athlete, honor student shares story of overcoming ‘bleak diagnosis’ of autism

By Ernie Clark on May 13, 2014, at 11:46 a.m.
Connor Archer knew exactly what he wanted to address when it came time for his presentation to a health class at Old Town High School earlier this year. Archer introduced the class to autism through anecdotes and information, complete with a slide show. The sophomore ended …

Connor Archer shares ‘courageous steps’ in overcoming autism

By Gabor Degre on May 13, 2014, at 11:37 a.m.
Connor Archer

UMBC, UMaine softball summary

on April 11, 2014, at 8:06 p.m.
COLLEGE UMBC 3, MAINE 0 UMBC 000-201-0 —3 4 1 Maine 000-000-0 — 0 4 2 Holte and Hall; Hill and Harvey E: Holte; S. Ralphs; Hill; LOB: UMBC 4, Maine 5; DP: UMBC 1; PB: Harvey; Repeat hitters: Lane 2; RBI: Lane 2 Win: Holte (14-6.); Loss: Hill (6-2); …
Ellworth High School long-distance runners Dan Curts (left) and Braydan Beardsley (right) train with Husson University graduate student Matt Homich in Ellsworth Monday.

‘The coolest traditions’ fuel Ellsworth High School running success

By Ernie Clark on March 26, 2014, at 3:14 p.m.
Many athletic teams base their successes in great part on existing talent, but also pay homage to the tradition of predecessors, who provided examples of championship possibilities. Then there is the distance running tradition at Ellsworth High School. One needs only to look in the hallways immediately …
Ellsworth High School's Dan Curts had a decent lead by the half mile mark and maintained it to the finish of of the Eastern Maine Boys' Class B Cross Country Championship in Belfast Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.

Ellsworth runner eclipses 38-year-old Maine indoor 2-mile mark set by Olympian, eyes faster times

By Ernie Clark on March 05, 2014, at 2:42 p.m.
Dan Curts’ final year of high school distance running has not been without adversity. First there was the hamstring injury that sidelined the Ellsworth High School senior for much of last fall’s cross-country campaign. Then came the renovation project at the University of Maine’s New Balance Field …

Local sports results for Feb. 10, 2014

on Feb. 10, 2014, at 10:33 p.m.
Tourney scoreboard HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL EASTERN MAINE Preliminary round Tuesday, Feb. 11 Class B BP5: No. 10 Ellsworth (9-9) at No. 7 Medomak (10-8), 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 Class A AP1: No. 9 Lawrence (8-10) at No. 8 Lewiston (8-10), 6 p.m. Class B BP1: No. 9 Presque …
Gary Allen checks his time after finishing the 50th Bangor Labor Day Road Race on Sept. 3, 2012. Allen will begin a 500-mile fundraising run on Jan. 24 to East Rutherford, N.J., site of Super Bowl XLVII.

Charity, competition fuel MDI Marathon founder’s love of long distances

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 16, 2013, at 11:08 a.m.
Gary Allen routinely runs distances many people would rather not even drive. So when he recently shared word of his latest planned long-distance fundraising sojourn — a 500-mile, 10-day trek from the summit of Cadillac Mountain on Mount Desert Island to MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., site of Super …

Sports briefs for Dec. 4, 2013

By Staff and Wire Reports on Dec. 04, 2013, at 6:56 p.m.
Packers cut UMaine grad McMillian GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers on Tuesday cut former University of Maine safety Jerron McMillian to make room for running back Kahlil Bell. McMillian, a 2012 fourth-round pick, went from starting in place of injured Morgan Burnett and later sharing time with starter …
Ellsworth High School’s Dan Curts has qualified for the Foot Locker Cross Country national meet Dec. 14 in San Diego.

Ellsworth cross-country runner among three Mainers to qualify for Foot Locker nationals

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 04, 2013, at 11:36 a.m.
Dan Curts is looking forward to letting loose on a cross-country trail real soon. But what the Ellsworth High School senior has accomplished during the last six weeks at less than 100 percent physically speaks volumes of his current ability and continuing potential. First Curts won his …
Matthew McClintock

Former Madison High standout runner earns All-American status at Purdue

on Nov. 25, 2013, at 11:01 a.m.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Former Madison High School running star Matthew McClintock earned All-American status on Saturday at the NCAA Cross Country Championships. The sophomore from Athens, Maine, finished 37th in a field of 254. “Matt did a superb job,” head coach Lonnie Greene said Saturday in a news release. …
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