High School Sports

 
Husson University's Braves mascot. The Braves was the mascot from 1967-2004. Husson's mascot was changed to the Eagle in 2004.

Maine high schools retain Indian mascots despite controversy

By Kassadi Moore, Special to the BDN on Aug. 18, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Over 30 Maine schools were once represented by Indian-themed sports mascots. Now, there are only a handful.

‘His upside is awesome:’ Oxford Hills junior pitcher commits to UMaine

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 15, 2017, at 11:42 a.m.

Rick Leary named to Mount View football post

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 02, 2017, at 1:09 p.m.
“I put 20 hours in last weekend and I’ve got a lot more work to do to get ready, but hopefully I’ll teach them that hard work speaks for itself.”

Local sports results

on Aug. 01, 2017, at 9:09 p.m.
Bangor's Lauren Young (left) looks to clear the ball before Camden Hills' Bryn Anderson can attack in a November 2016 game.

Bangor High three-year girls soccer starter suffers freakish injury

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 01, 2017, at 5:30 a.m.
“She is one of the hardest workers I’ve ever coached.”
Abby Webber (left) of Dexter Regional High School is pictured during a game in 2016. On Saturday, she will be gather with the top senior players from last season for the Maine Field Hockey Association's McNally Senior All-Star Game at Thomas College in Waterville.

Field hockey all-star game, festival set Saturday

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 26, 2017, at 10:37 a.m.
Foxcroft and Houlton face off during Hampden Academy's 7-on-7 summer football passing league in Hampden Thursday.

Maine is trying to make high school football competitive again

By Ernie Clark on July 22, 2017, at 5 a.m.
The latest effort to address competitive balance includes tier-based crossover games among schools in different classes to provide every team games against similarly strengthed opponents.

Libby promoted to Skowhegan football interim head coach

By Ernie Clark on July 21, 2017, at 11:26 a.m.

Bangor three-sport athlete Conner wins Red Barry Scholarship

By Larry Mahoney on July 20, 2017, at 11:31 a.m.

New coach hopes to reinvigorate struggling Camden Hills football program

By Ernie Clark on July 18, 2017, at 2:39 p.m.
“Camden Hills has such a steep history with sports and with success in many different sports.”
Skowhegan's Garrett McSweeney tries to squirm free from a group of tacklers, inculding Winthrop/Monmouth's Alec Brown (40) during the Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic at Thornton Academy's Hill Stadium in Saco on Saturday. Blocking for McSweeney is Oxford Hills' Adaryan Ray (51).

West rolls past East in Lobster Bowl

By Randy Whitehouse, Sun Journal on July 15, 2017, at 11:27 p.m.
Maine Central Institute's Josh Buker laughs with a teammate before practice at Foxcroft Academy for the East team as part of the Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic slated for later this week.

Former MCI football standout finds his slot on Lobster Bowl roster

By Ernie Clark on July 14, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Former Maine Central Institute quarterback Josh Buker might be the Julian Edelman of Saturday’s Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic football game.
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Cheverus AD to retire after 37 years

By Ernie Clark on July 13, 2017, at 11:27 a.m.
Brewer's Tyler Hafford (right) runs the ball during a practice drill at Foxcroft Academy for the East team as part of the Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic slated for later this week. Hafford  was injured in a car accident in 2015, but bounced back to become a key player for the Witches.

Brewer standout injured in car crash to cap football comeback at Lobster Bowl

By Ernie Clark on July 13, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Two years ago, Tyler Hafford was in an automobile accident that left him barely able to move and put his football future in doubt.

Piscataquis promotes JV coach to lead boys basketball team

By Ernie Clark on July 11, 2017, at 10:44 a.m.
Members of the Waterville High School Hockey team celebrate after defeating Old Town-Orono for the Class B North championship at Alfond Arena in Orono in March. Waterville is merging with Winslow to form a co-op team.

Waterville-Winslow hockey co-op merger is sign of the times

By Larry Mahoney on July 08, 2017, at 7:53 a.m.
Waterville-Winslow will be the state’s 14th co-op boys hockey program among 37 teams.
Kelsey Mehuren (left) of Belfast High School, pictured during an October 2016 field hockey game at Hampden, has committed to attend the University of Maine.

Belfast field hockey duo commits to Division I programs

By Larry Mahoney on July 06, 2017, at 5:38 p.m.

Local harness racing, American Legion baseball, all-stars, road racing

on July 05, 2017, at 5:03 p.m.

Bangor pitcher headlines All-USA Maine baseball team

on July 05, 2017, at 2:46 p.m.
Brewer High School head coach Andy Nickerson keeps his eye on a Brewer rebound during a Class A girls basketball prelim against Bangor at Brewer High School in 2012.

Norris, Nickerson, Kiah, Lyford among Brewer hall of fame inductees

on July 04, 2017, at 1:44 p.m.
The class will be inducted Sept. 21, at the Brewer High School cafeteria.