High School Sports

 

Greely’s McDevitt, Gorham’s Esposito named Mr., Miss Basketball

By Ernie Clark on March 10, 2017, at 10:22 p.m.

John Bapst grad named Hermon High School football coach

By Ernie Clark on March 10, 2017, at 3:21 p.m.
“All the public pieces are there to put Hermon football on the map,” said Kyle Gallant.
Coach John Donato, pictured on the sidelines with his Lawrence High School team  in February 2016, has announced that he is retiring from teaching and coaching after 40 seasons in Maine.

Successful Lawrence High School girls basketball coach retires

By Larry Mahoney on March 10, 2017, at 2:19 p.m.
Donato is also stepping down as a science teacher at the Fairfield-based school.
High school pitchers in Maine such as Hampden’s Alex McKenney, pictured playing for the District 3 Senior League all-stars last summer, will be subject to pitch-count restrictions in 2017. The Eastern Maine Middle School League also recently adopted restrictions for its pitcher.

Eastern Maine Middle School League first to adopt pitch counts

By Ernie Clark on March 10, 2017, at 9:13 a.m.
Hampden Academy's Jaron Baude (center) goes up for two past Foxcroft Academy's Austin McKenna (left) and Riley Poisson during their unified basketball game at Hampden Academy on Thursday. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

‘A great life experience:’ Unified basketball’s true value shines through

By Ernie Clark on March 09, 2017, at 8:42 p.m.
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Cheverus' Brooke McElman (right) blocks a shot from Bangor's Abby Houghton during their Class AA girls basketball quarterfinal game at Augusta Civic Center in Augusta on Feb. 16.

Potential Class AA changes could send Bangor teams to Portland for basketball tourney

By Ernie Clark on March 09, 2017, at 6:30 a.m.
Maine’s five-class format for high school basketball recently completed its second year, but momentum is building for changes to the large-school class.
Cody Craig

Diminutive Skowhegan wrestler a big deal on the mat

By Ernie Clark on March 08, 2017, at 10:05 a.m.
“I think any good wrestler expects to win,” said Cody Craig, who finished his high school career 224-5.
Old Town-Orono's Jacob Gallon (left) shoots the pucks past Waterville's Nathan Pinnette for a goal during their Class B North hockey championship game at Alfond Arena in Orono on Tuesday. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Waterville rallies to edge Old Town-Orono in OT for ‘B’ North hockey title

By Larry Mahoney on March 07, 2017, at 10:01 p.m.
Lewiston's Cody Doyon watches his deflected shot bounce off the mask of Bangor goalie Derek Fournier during Tuesday night's Class A regional final hockey championship game at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston where the Blue Devils advanced to this weekend's state championship with a 6-0 victory over the Rams.

Lewiston shuts out Bangor for second straight ‘A’ North hockey title

By Wil Kramlich, Sun Journal on March 07, 2017, at 9:53 p.m.

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.

Bangor, Old Town-Orono looking to upset defending state titlists in regional hockey finals Tuesday

By Larry Mahoney on March 06, 2017, at 7:45 p.m.
The Bangor High School and Old Town-Orono Black Bear hockey teams will be facing daunting tasks on Tuesday night.
Tia Tardy of Mount Desert Island High School in Bar Harbor, pictured during the PVC-EMITL championships on Feb. 10, finished second in the mile at the New England championships and has qualified for the New Balance nationals.

Mainers shine at New England track championships

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 06, 2017, at 3:19 p.m.
Katie Butler of Bangor (right), pictured during a Feb. 16 Class AA tournament game in Augusta, has been selected as one of three finalists for the 2017 Miss Maine Basketball Award.

Bangor senior among Miss Maine Basketball finalists

on March 06, 2017, at 10:50 a.m.
George Stevens Academy celebrates after defeating Winthrop during their Class C boys basketball state championship game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday.
Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Chase 3-pointer caps rally as George Stevens edges Winthrop for second straight ‘C’ boys title

By Ernie Clark on March 04, 2017, at 11:56 p.m.
Dexter's Megan Peach (left) blocks a shot by Monmouth's Emily Grandahl during their Class C girls basketball state championship at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Balanced Monmouth Academy girls beat Dexter for ‘C’ state crown

By Pete Warner on March 04, 2017, at 9:39 p.m.
Bangor High School goalie Derek Fournier tracks the puck after a shot on goal from Cony/Monmouth/Hall-Dale's Michael Boivin (10) during their Class A North semifinal at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston on Saturday.  
Justin Pelletier | Sun Journal

Senior goalie backstops Bangor hockey team to semifinal victory

By Nathan Fournier, Sun Journal on March 04, 2017, at 7:52 p.m.
Machias celebrates after defeating Greenville during their Class D boys basketball state championship at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Saturday.

Balanced Machias boys top Greenville for ‘D’ state championship

By Ernie Clark on March 04, 2017, at 6:02 p.m.

Saturday’s high school basketball state championship game summaries

on March 04, 2017, at 4:46 p.m.
Vinalhaven players (from left) Gilleyanne Davis-Oakes, Paige Dennison and Deja Doughty kiss the gold ball after defeating Shead 55-44 during their Class D girls basketball state championship game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Junior center sparks Vinalhaven girls to first-ever state basketball title

By Pete Warner on March 04, 2017, at 4:25 p.m.
Wells' Matt Sherburne (left) and Mount Desert Island's Graham Good battle for a loose ball during their Class B boys basketball state championship game at the Augusta Civic Center on Friday night. The Trojans beat the Warriors 59-39. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

MDI shuts down Wells to win ‘B’ boys basketball state title

By Ernie Clark on March 03, 2017, at 9:37 p.m.