Football

 

UMaine football team beats Stony Brook, keeps playoff hopes alive

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

MCI captures third straight ‘D’ football regional title

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 11, 2016, at 10:25 p.m.

Brunswick holds off Brewer for third straight ‘B’ North crown

By Christian Sandler, Times Record on Nov. 11, 2016, at 9:53 p.m.

MDI knocks off Winslow to claim first regional football title

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 11, 2016, at 9:36 p.m.
The University of Maine's Earnest Edwards celebrates after scoring touchdown against James Madison during their football game at Alfond Stadium in Orono on Sept. 24.

UMaine football looks to keep playoff hopes alive at Stony Brook

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 11, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
Brewer High School's Garrett Ireland (left) goes for the tackle against Cony High School's Chad Bickford during their Class B high school football semifinal playoff game on Doyle Field Friday evening.

Brewer seeks to slow Brunswick in ‘B’ football title rematch

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 10, 2016, at 2:26 p.m.
“We’ve got a group of guys who are willing to do what it takes and it should be a good game.”
Brewer High School's Trey Wood (left) escapes a tackle by Jason Barnes (center) with help from teammate Zac Duncan during their Class B high school football semifinal playoff game on Doyle Field Friday evening.

Brewer football powerhouse blends family traits, modern approach

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 10, 2016, at 1:13 p.m.
“Trey” Wood enjoys the contact side of football like his father before him and his grandfather before that.

Sports briefs for Nov. 9

By Wire Service Reports on Nov. 09, 2016, at 7:17 p.m.

Belichick says letter to Trump ‘not politically motivated’

By The Sports Xchange on Nov. 09, 2016, at 4:37 p.m.
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick addressed the letter he wrote to President-elect Donald Trump ahead of Tuesday’s election, saying it was “not politically motivated.”

TV, radio schedule for Nov. 10, 2016

on Nov. 09, 2016, at 4:25 p.m.
Bill Belichick

Patriots’ Bill Belichick gives support to Trump

By The Sports Xchange on Nov. 08, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
Trevor Bates

Former UMaine star signed to Patriots practice squad

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 08, 2016, at 8:38 a.m.
According to an ESPN report, the Westbrook native and former University of Maine lineup has signed with the New England Patriots’ practice squad.
UMaine's Dan Collins (left) throws a pass against the Connecticut Huskies in the second quarter at Rentschler Field on Sept. 1.

Difficulty in the red zone plagues UMaine football team in playoff quest

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 07, 2016, at 4:25 p.m.
“We have to continue to stress the need to score touchdowns when we get into the red zone. Turning the ball over in the red zone kills you.”

Husson football team holds off Norwich, captures conference crown

on Nov. 05, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
The University of Maine football team goes after its sixth consecutive victory on Saturday afternoon, taking on No. 10 Villanova at Alfond Stadium in Orono.

Efficient Villanova football team halts UMaine win streak

By Pete Warner on Nov. 05, 2016, at 11:44 a.m.
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Brewer High School's Ray Wood (left) escapes a tackle by Jason Barnes (center) with help from teammate Zac Duncan during their Class B high school football semifinal playoff game on Doyle Field Friday evening.

Brewer’s ground game outlasts Cony’s air attack in ‘B’ North semifinal

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 04, 2016, at 10:47 p.m.
Brewer's Logan Rogerson (left) runs the ball downfield while teammate Tyler Friel (center) blocks Cony's Joel Bennett during their football game at Doyle Field in Brewer in this October 2015 file photo.

Watch live the Brewer-Cony high school football game

on Nov. 04, 2016, at 6:50 p.m.
Cony visits Brewer in a B North semifinal in the BDN Game of the Week at 7 p.m. Friday at Doyle Field.
University of Maine quarterback Dan Collins looks downfield to throw a pass against Connecticut in East Hartford, Connecticut, on Sept. 1. Collins will lead Maine against conference foe Villanova at noon Saturday in Orono.

UMaine, Husson football teams hosting fellow contenders

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 04, 2016, at 5:15 p.m.
The streaking University of Maine and Husson University football teams are in the hunt for conference championships.
Offensive lineman Jamil Demby (right) runs drills during the University of Maine football team's first practice in Orono in this October 2015 file photo.

Junior capably protects ‘blind side’ for UMaine football team

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 04, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“He’s an all-conference type of kid. He’s one of the best in the league,” UMaine offensive line coach Jeff Ambrosie said of Jamil Demby.
Brewer's Trey Wood (right) runs into the end zone for a touchdown past Cony's Lucas Tyler during their football game at Doyle Field in Brewer in this October 2015 file photo.

Brewer-Cony matchup epitomizes unpredictability of postseason football

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 03, 2016, at 2:01 p.m.