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TV, radio schedule for Sept 24-25, 2016

on Sept. 23, 2016, at 6:03 p.m.
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Alyson Matteau is pictured playing for the University of Maine women's hockey team during the 2015-2016 season. The Quebec native is continuing a family tradition of excellence on the ice. Her father is former National Hockey League standout Stephane Matteau and her brother Stefan plays for the Montreal Canadiens.

UMaine hockey defenseman skating out of NHL father’s shadow, forging own identity

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 22, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“She is a big, strong defenseman who influences a game. She’s aggressive. She is a difference-maker.”

TV, radio sports schedule for Sept. 19, 2016

on Sept. 18, 2016, at 4:53 p.m.
BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BOSTON at BALTIMORE,7 p.m., ESPN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WKTJ Farmington (99.3 FM), WALZ Machias (95.3 FM), WLOB Portland (1310 AM), WJJB Portland (96.3 FM), WPEI Portland/Saco (95.9 FM) radio ARIZONA …

Bruins prospects excited to show their stuff in rookie tournament

By Mike Loftus, The Patriot Ledger on Sept. 16, 2016, at 7:52 p.m.
“Scratch and claw to find any advantage you can as you go through this process.”

Scarborough forward commits to UMaine men’s hockey team

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 15, 2016, at 8:53 a.m.
Bogdanovich has been a prominent name in University of Maine athletics. And another member of the family is heading to Orono. Max Bogdanovich has verbally committed to attend UMaine on a hockey scholarship. He is following in the footsteps of his late grandfather, Ed, and his first cousins, Alexis and …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 9, 2016

on Sept. 09, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
ADVENTURE RACING CAMDEN — Third annual Ragged Mountain Scuttle presented by Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Sunday, Sept 18, Camden Snow Bowl, Barnestown Road. The first wave of competitors will begin at 10 a.m. The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) trail/obstacle challenge fundraiser has been designed as a family …
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UMaine men’s basketball assistant coach leaving for Army

on Sept. 09, 2016, at 3:55 p.m.
A University of Maine men’s basketball assistant coach is leaving coach Bob Walsh’s staff.
Rob McGovern (right) of the University of Maine, pictured during a game in 2015, hopes to earn the starting job in goal this season for the Black Bears. He is competing with Matt Morris and Stephen Mundinger.

Can one of these 3 backstop a return to respectability for UMaine hockey?

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 08, 2016, at 7 a.m.
Red Gendron feels Matt Morris and Rob McGovern, along with newcomer Stephen Mundinger, will supply solid goaltending this season.

TV, radio schedule for Sept. 8, 2016

on Sept. 07, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
FOOTBALL, NFL CAROLINA at DENVER, 8:30 p.m., NBC-TV; WEZQ Bangor, (92.9 FM) radio GOLF KLM Open, first round, 5:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., The Golf Channel-TV DAP Championship, first round, 12:30 p.m., The Golf Channel-TV PGA, BMW Championship, first round, 3 p.m., The Golf Channel-tvStory continues below advertisement. HOCKEY, MEN World …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 1, 2016

on Sept. 01, 2016, at 7:54 p.m.
ADVENTURE RACING CAMDEN — Third annual Ragged Mountain Scuttle presented by Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Sunday, Sept 18, Camden Snow Bowl, Barnestown Road. The first wave of competitors will begin at 10 a.m. The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) trail/obstacle challenge fundraiser has been designed as a family …

Sports briefs for Aug. 26, 2016

By Staff and Wire Reports on Aug. 26, 2016, at 7:56 p.m.
Sea Dogs add two to Hall of Fame PORTLAND | The Portland Sea Dogs have announced that former Sea Dog and current St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Brandon Moss and former Sea Dogs manager Todd Claus are the 2016 inductees into the Unum Portland Sea Dogs Hall of Fame. Moss …

Sports briefs for Aug. 25, 2016

By Staff and Wire Reports on Aug. 25, 2016, at 8:51 p.m.
Falmouth man is 9 millionth Sea Dogs fan PORTLAND — The Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, welcomed their 9 millionth fan in franchise history Thursday night when they hosted the Trenton Thunder. Mike Davis from Falmouth was the lucky fan. He was attending the …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 25, 2016

on Aug. 25, 2016, at 7:50 p.m.
ADVENTURE RACING CAMDEN — Third annual Ragged Mountain Scuttle presented by Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Sunday, Sept 18, Camden Snow Bowl, Barnestown Road. The first wave of competitors will begin at 10 a.m. The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) trail/obstacle challenge fundraiser has been designed as a family …

UMaine men’s hockey team lands point-producing center

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 24, 2016, at 7:42 a.m.
Harrison Roy, who was the leading scorer for the Boston Bandits 16-Under team in the Eastern Junior Elite Prospects League this past season, has verbally committed to attend the University of Maine. The 16-year-old center had 75 points in 55 games, according to Bandits coach Mark Jones. Roy will attend …
University of Maine's Dan Renouf (right) battles for a loose puck with Boston University's Chase Phelps during their hockey game at Alfond Arena in Orono in this January 2016 file photo.

UMaine submits NCAA hockey regional bid

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 19, 2016, at 7:13 p.m.
“Our athletic department feels very strongly that these are the types of things we want to do as a university and athletic department because they will benefit the whole state.”

On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 11, 2016

on Aug. 11, 2016, at 8:49 p.m.
BASKETBALL BANGOR — Maine Basketball Hall of Fame 2016 induction ceremony, noon Sunday, Aug. 21, at Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St. Doors open 11:30 a.m., ceremony begins after lunch. Tickets are $55 and can be purchased at info@mainebasketballhalloffame.com . For information, contact 942-5766 or MaineBasketballInduction2016@gmail.com. FOOTBALL BANGOR — The …

Sports briefs for Aug. 11, 2016

By Staff and Wire Reports on Aug. 11, 2016, at 8:31 p.m.
Frozen Fenway tickets to go on sale BOSTON — Hockey East and Fenway Sports Management announced Thursday that tickets for 2017 Frozen Fenway will go on sale at noon Sept. 1. The University of Maine will take on the University of Connecticut on Jan. 14 at Fenway Park in Boston. …
Boston University's Brandon Hickey (left) tries to steal the puck from University of Maine's Brian Morgan during their hockey game at Alfond Arena in Orono in this January 2016 file photo.

Five luxury boxes to be transformed into lounge at UMaine’s Alfond Arena

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 10, 2016, at 7:50 p.m.
“We are trying to create a more entertaining in-game experience for the fans for this year and in future years.”

Daughter to follow in father’s footsteps as UMaine hockey player

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 10, 2016, at 7:43 a.m.
Ray Jacques, who led the University of Maine men’s hockey team in scoring in two of his four seasons in Orono, will be making his way back to Orono on a regular basis with wife Michelle the next four years. That’s because Jacques’ daughter, Jessica, will be playing for the …

Sports briefs for Aug. 8, 2016

By Wire Service Reports on Aug. 08, 2016, at 8:10 p.m.
Rio police arrest Namibian boxer for attempted sexual assault RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian police have arrested a 22-year-old boxer who was the flag bearer for the Namibian national team on suspicion of attempting to sexually assault a room maid in the Olympic village, the second boxer detained on such …