High School Sports

 
Dan O'Connell

Football coach promoted to John Bapst athletic administrator

By Larry Mahoney on June 16, 2017, at 7:24 p.m.
Dan O’Connell, who has been the associate athletic director at John Bapst Memorial High School the past five years and the head football coach for 15 seasons, has been named to replace Rick Sinclair as the athletic director at the Bangor-based school.

KVAC All-Conference teams

on June 16, 2017, at 5:22 p.m.
Madysen Robichaud (right) of Bucksport prepares to be mobbed by her teammates after blasting a game-winning, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning during Wednesday's Class C North softball championship game against Mattanawcook Academy in Brewer. The Golden Bucks won 2-1.

Bucksport senior center fielder on a roll entering state softball final

By Larry Mahoney on June 16, 2017, at 1:16 p.m.
The Class A North baseball champion Bangor Rams will face Falmouth on Saturday at 2 p.m. for the state title.

Bangor, Old Town, Searsport seek to extend championship streaks

By Ernie Clark on June 16, 2017, at 11:14 a.m.
A win would make the Rams the first Class A baseball team to win four straight state titles since Bangor won consecutive crowns between 1994 and 1997.
The Searsport baseball team holds its championship trophy aloft after defeating Penobscot Valley 10-2 to win their second straight Class D state championship in 2016.

Tradition, talent take Searsport baseball to brink of third straight state title

By Ernie Clark on June 16, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“It’s all baseball,” said John Frye, baseball coach at Searsport District High School. “People want to talk about how basketball is the big thing there, but if you look at the trophy case and you look around it’s been baseball.”

PVC All-Conference tennis teams

on June 15, 2017, at 5:31 p.m.
Tyler Welch (right) of Bangor Christian scrambles back to third base as Fort Fairfield's Jared Harvey fails to handle the throw from the catcher during their Class D North baseball championship game on Thursday in Bangor.

Bangor Christian baseball team peaks for state championship run

By Ernie Clark on June 15, 2017, at 1:21 p.m.

Old Town athletic director leaving to take principal’s post

By Larry Mahoney on June 15, 2017, at 1:15 p.m.
Sisters Leine McKechnie (left) and Kortney McKechnie have provided Penobscot Valley High School with a formidable battery in 2017. Leine, a freshman pitcher, and Kortney, a junior catcher, have helped propel the Howlers from Howland into Saturday's Class C softball state championship game against Richmond at Saint Joseph's College in Standish.

Sister tandem propels Penobscot Valley into ‘D’ softball state game

By Larry Mahoney on June 15, 2017, at 8:45 a.m.
Leine McKechnie is having a remarkable freshman season for the 19-0 Howlers and her sister Kortney, a 17-year-old junior, has been her catcher — as she has been through much of her career.

Wednesday’s Orono-Dexter baseball summary

on June 14, 2017, at 10:22 p.m.

Wednesday’s Bucksport-Mattanawcook softball summary

on June 14, 2017, at 10:19 p.m.
Members of the Skowhegan High School softball team gather for a group celebration after the Indians beat Oxford Hills of South Paris 5-4 in the Class A North championship game in Augusta on Wednesday.

Skowhegan edges Oxford Hills for ‘A’ North softball title

By Will Kramlich, Sun Journal on June 14, 2017, at 10:02 p.m.
Madysen Robichaud (right) of Bucksport prepares to be mobbed by her teammates after blasting a game-winning, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning during Wednesday's Class C North softball championship game against Mattanawcook Academy in Brewer. The Golden Bucks won 2-1.

Robichaud’s home run lifts Bucksport to ‘C’ North softball championship

By Larry Mahoney on June 14, 2017, at 9:38 p.m.
Jackson Coutts (left) and Connor Robertson of Orono celebrate after Coutts scored the go-ahead run during the fifth inning of Wednesday's Class C North baseball title game in Bangor.

Coutts, DeSisto pace Orono past Dexter to ‘C’ North baseball crown

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 14, 2017, at 9:29 p.m.

Wednesdays’ Bangor-Mt. Ararat baseball summary

on June 14, 2017, at 9:23 p.m.
The Bangor High School baseball team celebrates its 3-0 win over Mt. Ararat in the Class A regional championship Wednesday in Augusta. The Rams face Falmouth Saturday at 2 p.m. in Augusta for the state championship.

Bangor tops Mt. Ararat for fourth straight ‘A’ regional baseball title

By Ernie Clark on June 14, 2017, at 9:03 p.m.

Searsport beats Richmond to claim ‘D’ South baseball title

By Bob Conn, Times Record on June 13, 2017, at 10:31 p.m.

Richmond handles Greenville for 88th straight softball victory

By Christian Sandler, Times Record on June 13, 2017, at 10:26 p.m.

Old Town, Oceanside softball sum

on June 13, 2017, at 10:23 p.m.
Old Town's Natalie St. Louis (right) is tagged out at home by Oceanside's Abby Veilleux during their Class B North softball championship game at Coffin Field in Brewer on Tuesday. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Old Town nips Oceanside in 8 innings to defend ‘B’ North softball crown

By Larry Mahoney on June 13, 2017, at 9:35 p.m.