High School Sports
By Ernie Clark on July 22, 2016, at 11:59 a.m.
A recent national mandate obligates most states to develop pitch-count standards for high school baseball beginning with the 2017 season.
on July 20, 2016, at 2 p.m.
Maine’s high school basketball state championship games will continue to be televised around the state and streamed around the world for the next three years, according to an agreement announced Wednesday by the Maine Principals’ Association.
By Ernie Clark on July 20, 2016, at 11:19 a.m.
Geovany Carino, a 5-foot-11, 200-pound linebacker, has yet to play a game on Pine Tree State soil, but the incoming junior at Hermon High School already has made an impact on the national scene.
By Ernie Clark on July 19, 2016, at 2:58 p.m.
Peter Murray was elected to a two-year term on the executive board of the National High School Basketball Coaches Association.
By Ernie Clark on July 18, 2016, at 5:17 p.m.
“I just think it’s a chance to let the kids have a couple of weeks for themselves.”
By Wil Kramlich, Sun Journal on July 16, 2016, at 10:10 p.m.
BIDDEFORD | Defense be darned. The East scored a team-record 58 points and combined with the West for game-record 110 overall points in the East’s 58-52 victory in the 27th Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic at Waterhouse Field on Saturday. “That’s a first for me and a lot of …
By Ernie Clark on July 15, 2016, at 8:53 a.m.
he annual all-star football game featuring the state’s top high school players from the previous year’s senior class is a summertime institution now in its 27th year.
By Ernie Clark on July 14, 2016, at 6:15 a.m.
“Today’s pretty hot,” said recently graduated Bangor High School running back Dane Johnson. “It’s not something that’s fun to look forward to, but we’re just going to continue to work hard.”
By Ernie Clark on July 13, 2016, at 2:42 p.m.
Paul Lock faces what many would consider an unenviable challenge this fall — following the winningest coach in Maine high school soccer history.
By Ernie Clark on July 12, 2016, at 6:59 p.m.
Hunter Smith, the 6-foot-4 wide receiver who will join the University of Maine football program on scholarship in August, is recovering from a case of mononucleosis he contracted last month.
By Ernie Clark on July 12, 2016, at 4:43 p.m.
Recent Bangor High School graduate Jeff Lewis didn’t even know he’d be part of the East squad for the annual charity game for the Shriners Hospitals for Children until the phone rang at his home late Sunday morning.
By Larry Mahoney on July 07, 2016, at 6:23 p.m.
Junior right-hander Alex McKenney of Hampden Academy will join the program beginning in the fall of 2017.
By Ryan McLaughlin on July 06, 2016, at 3:55 p.m.
Gavin Kane, who has amassed over 500 victories, has resigned from the girls head coaching position at the Farmington high school, according to the Sun Journal.
By Larry Mahoney on July 06, 2016, at 9:21 a.m.
Perry, who will be on a partial scholarship, hit .604 during the regular season and led the Hawks in RBIs with 37.
By Ernie Clark on July 01, 2016, at 5:33 p.m.
Tim Brewer, who guided his alma mater to four state championships, five Eastern Maine Class D titles and a 251-64 record record good for a .797 winning percentage, is the new head boys basketball coach at Houlton High School.
By Mark Ludwiczak, The Sports Xchange on June 24, 2016, at 9:34 p.m.
BUFFALO, New York — The Toronto Maple Leafs are counting on an American phenom to change the direction of their franchise. The Maple Leafs selected Arizona-born center Auston Matthews with the first overall pick of the 2016 NHL draft on Friday night. Matthews became the seventh American to be chosen …
By Ernie Clark on June 24, 2016, at 9:06 p.m.
“I can attack hitters, and people will make plays that not many people can make, so it’s definitely a privilege to play with such good teams.”
By Ernie Clark on June 24, 2016, at 3:12 p.m.
Several girls soccer players from Stearns High School in Millinocket have a new home for the 2016 season.
By Larry Mahoney on June 23, 2016, at 7:34 p.m.
“She had an outstanding year,” said Hermon coach Meg McCrum. “She stepped up big all year.”
By Ernie Clark on June 23, 2016, at 2:40 p.m.
“From what I’ve seen so far, there’s definitely some talent there.”