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Western New England beats mistake-prone Husson football team

on Nov. 19, 2016, at 8:38 p.m.
Bonny Eagle receiver Kordell Menard (10) hauls in a pass in front of Portland's Vincent Pasquali during the Class A state final at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland on Saturday.  
Justin Pelletier/Sun Journal

Bonny Eagle rolls past Portland for ‘A’ football championship

By Will Kramlich, Sun Journal on Nov. 19, 2016, at 7:21 p.m.
The Wells High School football team celebrates its 44-0 victory over Mount Desert Island High School in the Maine Class C State Football Championship game in Portland on Saturday night. Troy R. Bennett | BDN

Wells dominates MDI for ‘C’ football crown

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 19, 2016, at 6:47 p.m.
University of Maine's Jared Osumah celebrates after scoring a touchdown against New Hampshire during their football game at Alfond Stadium at the University of Maine in Orono Saturday. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

New Hampshire wins on late field goal, dashes UMaine’s playoff hopes

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 19, 2016, at 5:43 p.m.
Brunswick's Hunter Garrett dives after a fumbled ball after getting hit by a Kennebunk player during their Class B football state championship game on Friday at Alfond Stadium at the University of Maine in Orono.

Brunswick defeats Kennebunk for first football state championship in 53 years

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 18, 2016, at 9:54 p.m.
Brunswick won its first state football championship in over five decades with a 28-6 Class B victory over Kennebunk on Friday night.
Maine Black Bears quarterback Dan Collins (7) throws a pass against the Connecticut Huskies in the second quarter at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut, on Sept. 1.

UMaine quarterback Collins ready for UNH in battle for FCS playoff berth

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 18, 2016, at 5:34 p.m.
If Dan Collins and his Black Bears beat archrival University of New Hampshire, UMaine will probably earn a berth to the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
University of Maine coach Joe Harasymiak reacts from the sideline as they take on the Connecticut Huskies in the first quarter of their football game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut, in this September 2016 file photo.

Resilient seniors carry UMaine football team to brink of playoffs

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 18, 2016, at 2:59 p.m.
Nine UMaine seniors will be playing their final regular-season game and their last home contest.

TV, radio schedule for Nov 18, 2016

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:34 p.m.

Sports briefs for Nov. 17, 2016

By Wire Service Reports on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:19 p.m.

Title drive the best advertisement for MDI football

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:32 a.m.
“We’re hoping this success we’ve had will encourage some of those kids who are on the periphery and have thought about playing football to come out and play.”

MCI hopes to break through in third-straight Class D state football final

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:21 a.m.
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates a touchdown during the first quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, on Sunday.

Patriots QB Tom Brady mocks Deflategate in new ad

By The Sports Xchange on Nov. 16, 2016, at 5:39 p.m.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady pokes fun at Deflategate in a new advertisement released Wednesday.

Patriots TE Gronkowski’s injury ‘not overly serious’

By The Sports Xchange on Nov. 15, 2016, at 5:18 p.m.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has a chest injury, not a punctured lung as originally reported, and his injury is “not overly serious,” according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Cam Shorey

Calais native at UNH returns home for critical football clash against UMaine

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 15, 2016, at 1:49 p.m.
“It’s always exciting to play Maine,” Cam Shorey said. “My family and friends are going to be there. It’s going to be a great atmosphere. I won’t have any trouble getting up to play Maine.”
Husson University football coach Gabby Price congratulates his players in the first half of their college football game against Alfred State at Husson in Bangor, Sept. 20, 2014.

Playoff-bound Husson football team has exceeded expectations

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 15, 2016, at 12:18 p.m.
Husson University football coach Gabby Price figured he would have a good team this season. But after a couple of games, Price discovered he may have underestimated his team.

QB sneak: Brady backtracks on Trump vote disclosure

By The Sports Xchange on Nov. 14, 2016, at 7:04 p.m.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady created a stir last week when he, along with head coach Bill Belichick, apparently gave Donald Trump their support on the eve of the election, something the candidate made public at a rally in New Hampshire.
University of Maine's Najee Goode (left) goes through a drill during practice on Aug. 21, 2015 at Alfond Stadium in Orono.

Clutch defensive plays big key to success of UMaine football team

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 14, 2016, at 4:36 p.m.
The Seattle Seahawks stop a quarterback sneak by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) on the 1-yard line in the fourth quarter at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on Sunday night. The Seahawks defeated the Patriots 31-24.

Seahawks’ last stand foils Patriots

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on Nov. 14, 2016, at 12:56 a.m.

Husson football to face Western New England in NCAA playoffs

on Nov. 12, 2016, at 8:05 p.m.

UMaine football team beats Stony Brook, keeps playoff hopes alive

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 12, 2016, at 7:25 p.m.