Field Hockey


UMaine field hockey team taps league rival for coach

By Larry Mahoney on April 28, 2017, at 12:03 p.m.
Shaunessy Saucier has resigned as the head field hockey coach at Bryant University and has purchased the Orono-based Black Bear Elite field hockey club.

Former Old Town field hockey star leaving Bryant to take over Black Bear Elite

By Larry Mahoney on March 26, 2017, at 3:14 p.m.
Sydney Meader of Boothbay Region High School (right), pictured during a game in 2015, has verbally committed to continue her career at the University of Maine starting in 2018.

Daughter of former AD among two UMaine field hockey commits

By Larry Mahoney on March 21, 2017, at 9:19 a.m.
“She has a good arsenal of shots. She knows when she needs to lift the ball and also when she needs to get a hard shot off.”

John Bapst’s new field hockey coach is a former Foxcroft Academy standout

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 07, 2017, at 12:36 p.m.

UMaine field hockey assistant takes similar post at Hofstra

By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 17, 2017, at 4:26 p.m.
Skowhegan head coach Paula Doughty (center) cheers on her team during their field hockey team against Lewiston at Skowhegan in this October 2016 file photo.

Legendary Skowhegan field hockey coach named National Coach of the Year

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 02, 2017, at 2:57 p.m.
Kristy Bernatchez of Belgrade and the University of North Carolina, pictured during a 2016 game in Orono, is among more than 30 Maine high school players who have reached the Division I level after playing for the Maine Majestix program. Majestix founders Brian Bernatchez and Amy Bernatchez have chosen Colby College coach Kelly Terwilliger to run the program starting in March.

Majestix founders choose Colby coach to take over successful field hockey program

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 11, 2017, at 12:33 p.m.
Josie Varney of Oakland competes in a game for St. Paul's School in New Hampshire last season. The senior, who will attend Duke on a field hockey scholarship, hopes to compete for the U.S. Junior National team on an upcoming European tour.

Maine field hockey star eyes Junior National team spot for European tour

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 09, 2017, at 3:53 p.m.
Skowhegan's Maliea Kelso (center) moves the ball up field past Lewiston's Erin Lachance (left) and Katrina Jacodan during their field hockey game at Skowhegan on Oct. 4.

Two Skowhegan field hockey players earn all-region honors

By Ryan McLaughlin on Dec. 12, 2016, at 4:49 p.m.
The awards just keep on pouring in for the Skowhegan Area High School field hockey program.
York High School guard Lilian Posternak passes the ball in the Maine Girls Class A Basketball Championship game in Portland on Feb. 27.

York senior wins Miss Maine Field Hockey award

By Ryan McLaughlin on Dec. 05, 2016, at 3:07 p.m.
York High School senior Lily Posternak has been named the winner of the 2016 Miss Maine Field Hockey award, given annually to the state’s top senior player.

On Deck, a sports calendar for Nov. 17, 2016

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:19 p.m.

California rallies to knock off UMaine in America East field hockey quarterfinal

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 04, 2016, at 6:03 p.m.
Danielle Aviani scored two goals for the UMaine field hockey team Friday, but it wasn’t enough in an America East quarterfinal.
University of Maine's Danielle Aviani (right) celebrates with teammate Libby Riedl after Riedl scored a goal against Providence during their season opener field hockey game in August.

UMaine field hockey team California dreamin’ for America East tourney

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 03, 2016, at 12:14 p.m.

TV, radio schedule for Nov, 3, 2016

on Nov. 02, 2016, at 5:41 p.m.

York field hockey beats Belfast for third straight ‘B’ state title

By Randy Whitehouse, Sun Journal on Oct. 30, 2016, at 3:46 p.m.
Oak Hill's Erika Hannigan of Oak Hill fires a shot on goal against Maine Central Institute's Christa Carr (right) and goalkeeper  Elspeth Taylor (34) during the second half of the Class C state field hockey championship in Bath on Saturday. Hannigan scored on the play and Oak Hill went on to win 2-0.

Oak Hill tops MCI for school’s first field hockey crown

By Randy Whitehouse, Sun Journal on Oct. 30, 2016, at 3:33 p.m.

Defense lifts Skowhegan field hockey to second straight ‘A’ state title

By Randy Whitehouse, Sun Journal on Oct. 30, 2016, at 3:23 p.m.
Belfast's Kylie Nelson (center) celebrates after scoring against Lawrence during their Class B North field hockey championship game on Wednesday at Hampden Academy in Hampden.

Miss Maine Field Hockey finalist catalyst in Belfast’s title run

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 28, 2016, at 4:14 p.m.
Kylie Nelson didn’t begin playing field hockey until sixth grade.

Husson, UMF advance to NAC field hockey final

on Oct. 26, 2016, at 10:04 p.m.
Belfast's Lindsay Bruns (right) battles for the ball against Lawrence's Lauren Lambert during their Class B North field hockey championship game on Wednesday at Hampden Academy in Hampden.

Belfast surges late to capture ‘B’ field hockey title

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 26, 2016, at 9:46 p.m.