Ice Skating


Mainers earn medals at U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships

on April 17, 2014, at 4:19 p.m.
HYANNIS, Mass. — Eight Maine skaters competed at the U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships April 8-12 at the Hyannis Youth and Community Center, earning medals in five events. The Maine contingent ranged in age from 23 to 69. Molly Spindler Smith, 30, and Adam Smith, 29, of Rockland earned the …

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 13, 2014

on March 13, 2014, at 3:49 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Bangor East Little League Registration, March 19, 6-8 p.m., Fruit Street School, for players ages 4-12; application download available at, contact Dale Duff, BELL President, at 942-7759. BASKETBALL CALAIS — Calais Recreation Department’s annual travel team basketball tournaments, $160 per team; seventh and eighth grade girls, …
Adelina Sotnikova of Russia reacts after placing first in the wonen's free skate program during the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Iceberg Skating Palace on Thursday.

Russian Sotnikova wins skating gold; judging under scrutiny

By Reuters on Feb. 20, 2014, at 5:51 p.m.
SOCHI, Russia — Adelina Sotnikova smashed her career best to become the first Russian to win the Olympic women’s figure skating title on Thursday, leaving defending champion Kim Yuna sobbing with silver and some neutrals questioning the scoring. South Korea’s Kim had been favorite to join Norway’s Sonja Henie and …

Trevor DeLaite scores three goals in Bangor hockey win over St. Dominic

By Nathan Fournier, Sun Journal on Feb. 19, 2014, at 10:44 p.m.
AUBURN, Maine — St. Dominic head coach Steve Ouellette was looking to get solid effort from his club in its final regular season game, but penalties haunted the Saints in a 6-1 loss to the Bangor Rams on Wednesday night at Norway Savings Bank Arena. The penalty-kill allowed three goals …
Ice dancing gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the U.S. hold and pose with an American flag following the flower ceremony at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Monday.

Americans make Olympic history with gold medal in ice dance

By Mike Collett-White, Reuters on Feb. 17, 2014, at 3:47 p.m.
SOCHI, Russia — Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White skated into the history books at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Monday when they won the ice dance gold, but thick fog in the mountains forced organizers to postpone two events and warn of more delays to come. Belarus maintained their …
USA's Meryl Davis and Charlie White perform in the team free ice dance during the Winter Olympics at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi, Russia, on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014.

Team Russia gets team skating gold, US takes bronze as skating union denies conspiracy among judges

By Scott M. Reid, The Orange County Register on Feb. 10, 2014, at 6:27 a.m.
ADLER, Russia — As Team Russia made its way down a hallway at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Sunday night celebrating the host country’s first gold medal of these Olympic Games, a victory in the inaugural team figure skating competition, the skaters and their coaches were greeted by a surprise …

TV, radio sports schedule for Feb. 1-2, 2014

on Jan. 31, 2014, at 5:58 p.m.
Sat., Feb. 1 BASKETBALL, BOYS CARIBOU at HERMON, 4:30 p.m., WZON Bangor (620 AM) radio; WZON Internet ( ERSKINE vs. GARDINER, 6 p.m., (tape), Time Warner Cable Access-TV (Ch. 9) PRESQUE ISLE at JOHN BAPST, 7:30 p.m., WHOU Internet video (; WEGP Presque Isle (1390 AM) radio; WEGP Internet ( …
Damien Spencer of the Old Town/Orono Black Bears competes for the puck with Messalonskee's Dan Condon on Friday night at the Alfond Arena in Orono in front of a mostly Old Town student body. The Old Town/Orono varsity team is made up of 16 players from Old Town High School and six players from Orono.

On thin ice? High school hockey turns to co-ops against declining numbers

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 22, 2014, at 2:47 p.m.
Maine high school hockey has grown dramatically since the 1970s, but a sluggish economy and the sport’s high expense have forced several schools to form cooperative teams so their players have the opportunity to play. “In order to survive, people do things they never thought they would have to do,” …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Jan. 16, 2014

on Jan. 16, 2014, at 5:55 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Zoneradio, 100.3 FM WKIT, AM-620 WZON the Pulse and 103.1 FM WZLO will present their annual Red Sox Hot Stove Night Monday, Jan. 27, at Cross Insurance Center. Red Sox Radio announcers Joe Castiglione and Dave O’Brien will be featured. Comedian Bob Marley will warm up the …

Seniors lead Waterville to 2-0 hockey victory over Brewer

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 08, 2014, at 9:54 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — Two of the teams expected to challenge defending two-time Eastern Maine Class B champion Messalonskee of Oakland for the title met at Brewer’s Penobscot Ice Arena on Wednesday night. And it was a pair of seniors who led the way for the Waterville High School Purple Panthers …

Sports calendar for Jan. 2, 2014

on Jan. 02, 2014, at 4:01 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Zoneradio, 100.3 FM WKIT, AM-620 WZON the Pulse and 103.1 FM WZLO will present their annual Red Sox Hot Stove Night Monday, Jan. 27, at Cross Insurance Center. The event, presented by Varney GMC, is the 11th year that Stephen King’s Bangor radio stations have hosted the …

Sports briefs for Dec. 20, 2013

By Wire Service Reports on Dec. 20, 2013, at 5:04 p.m.
Hairston’s playing career with Tar Heels over The University of North Carolina announced Friday it will not apply to reinstate forward P.J. Hairston, ending his playing career with the Tar Heels. Hairston, a junior, was suspended while the NCAA investigated his link to cars he drove in the offseason that …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Dec. 19, 2013

on Dec. 19, 2013, at 5:09 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — A holiday vacation baseball clinic with Head Baseball Coach Jason Harvey will be held 8-10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 28 and 29, at Newman Gym on the campus of Husson University. Cost is $75 per person. Contact Harvey at 992-4948, or email ORONO — University …
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