Indoor Track


Waterville High School’s long-time successful track coach takes post at Colby

on July 24, 2014, at 6:51 a.m.
WATERVILLE, Maine —- Ian Wilson, who has won 25 state championships in track and field while head coach at Waterville High School, will be an assistant coach for the Colby College track and field programs during the 2014-15 academic year, the college announced in a news release Wednesday. Wilson, who …
Lisa Bijman

UMaine athletes named finalists for prestigious America East awards

on May 21, 2014, at 6:02 p.m.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The University of Maine has the chance to sweep the America East woman and man of the year awards as women’s soccer captain Lisa Bijman and senior cross country and track standout Kelton Cullenberg were named finalists by the league Wednesday. The field has been narrowed to …
Brewer High School coach Glendon Rand watches a member of the Witches track team during a Monday meet at Cameron Stadium in Bangor.

Brewer coach helps transform, unite Maine track, cross country community

By Pete Warner on May 15, 2014, at 3:12 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — Glendon Rand shudders to think what his life might have been like had he not been introduced to running. Former Brewer High School coach Bill Lopotro suggested that Rand try track and field as a sophomore. “I always felt very fortunate that I kind of stumbled upon …
Ellsworth's Dan Curts (left) crosses the finish line after passing Gray New Gloucester's Will Shafer on the final lap and winning the 1600-meter race during the Class B state championship meet in Bath in this June 2013 file photo.

Ellsworth senior becomes first Maine high schooler to run sub-9 minutes for 3,200 meters

By Ernie Clark on May 14, 2014, at 2:43 p.m.
Dan Curts always has considered himself a cautious distance runner, but a deviation from that approach last weekend yielded one of the most impressive performances of his career and another state record. The Ellsworth senior became the first Maine high school runner to post a sub-9 minute clocking for 3,200 …
Jamie Ruginski of the University of Southern Maine, a junior from Buxton, won the triple jump title on March 15 during the NCAA Division III indoor track and field championships.

USM’s Ruginski named Division III men’s indoor field athlete of year

By BDN Staff Reports on March 21, 2014, at 5:54 p.m.
NEW ORLEANS — Jamie Ruginski of the University of Southern Maine has been selected as the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s Division III Men’s Field Athlete of the Year. The junior from Buxton previously had been chosen as the USTFCCCA Division III New England Region …
Bangor Daily News photo by John Clarke Russ  Ellsworth High School's Aleta Looker kicks to a second place finish in the Eastern Maine Girls' Class B Cross Country Championship race in Belfast Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.

Ellsworth High School runner Looker shines at indoor track nationals

By Ernie Clark on March 19, 2014, at 3:20 p.m.
Ellsworth High School senior Aleta Looker established a new state-best time in the 800-meter run over the weekend while racing to a seventh-place finish at the New Balance Indoor Nationals track and field championships at the New York Armory. Looker was timed in 2 minutes, 11.58 seconds while placing sixth …

Local sports results for March 6, 2014

on March 06, 2014, at 9:50 p.m.
Results COLLEGE THURSDAY’S POSTPONEMENTS SOFTBALL Maine vs. Cleveland State, Monday, noon WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS BASEBALL Lehigh 11, Maine 4 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS USCAA National Tournament Robert Morris-Springfield 84, UMFK 64 MEN’S LACROSSE U-New England 14, Southern Maine 4 Today’s games COLLEGE Baseball Maine vs. Western Michigan, at Port Charlotte, Fla., …

Local sports results for March 3, 2014

on March 03, 2014, at 9:37 p.m.
Results COLLEGE MONDAY’S RESULTS SOFTBALL Loyola Marymount 7, Maine 1 SUNDAY’S RESULTS BASEBALL Maine 6, Stetson 3 St. Joseph’s 6, Aurora 5 MEN’S BASKETBALL Maine 73, New Hampshire 69 SOFTBALL South Florida 8, Maine 2 WOMEN’S LACROSSE St. Joseph’s 20, Albertus Magnus 1 Today’s games COLLEGE Softball Maine vs Loyola …

Local sports results for Feb. 28, 2014

on Feb. 28, 2014, at 9:44 p.m.
Tourney scoreboard HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL State Championships Friday, Feb. 28 At Cross Center Class B No. 6 Old Town (16-5) vs. No. 6 Poland (13-8), 8:45 p.m. Saturday, March 1 At Cumberland County CC Class A No. 1 Hampden Acad. (21-0) vs. No. 1 Portland (21-0), 7 p.m. At …

Local sports results for Feb. 21, 2014

on Feb. 21, 2014, at 9:42 p.m.
Tourney scoreboard HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL EASTERN MAINE Thursday, Feb. 20 At Cross Center Class D D5: No. 3 Hodgdon 45, No. 2 Easton 31 D6: No. 5 So. Aroostook 49, No. 8 Van Buren 45 (OT) Friday, Feb. 21 Championship At Augusta Civic Center Class A A7: No. 1 …

*THIRD Local sports results for February 20, 2014

on Feb. 20, 2014, at 9:42 p.m.
Tourney scoreboard HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL EASTERN MAINE Semifinals Wednesday, Feb. 19 At Augusta Civic Center Class A A5: No. 6 Oxford Hills 61, No. 2 Brunswick 58 A6: No. 1 Hampden Acad. 67, No. 5 Edward Little 49 At Cross Center Class B B5: No. 6 Old Town 53, …

Waterville sweeps Class B indoor track crowns; Lake Region’s Kate Hall breaks three records

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 17, 2014, at 7:54 p.m.
Waterville High School swept the boys and girls Class B indoor track state championships at Bates College in Lewiston on Monday. But Kate Hall, a junior who competes for Lake Region High School in Naples, was the individual star of the day. Hall, who won three individual state indoor titles …

Local sports results for Feb. 12, 2014

on Feb. 12, 2014, at 9:41 p.m.
Tourney scoreboard HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL EASTERN MAINE Preliminary round Tuesday, Feb. 11 Class B BP5: No. 10 Ellsworth 47, No. 7 Medomak 44 Wednesday, Feb. 12 Class A AP1: No. 8 Lewiston 44, No. 9 Lawrence 40 Class B BP1: No. 8 Hermon 47, No. 9 Presque Isle 30 …
Alec Wortman of Brewer, pictured during the 2013 PVC outdoor championships, won two PVC-EMITL indoor titles on Saturday.

PVC-EMITL competitors overcome training challenges in title meet

By Pete Warner on Feb. 11, 2014, at 12:41 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — The long-awaited completion of the University of Maine’s New Balance Field House has helped produce some high-energy performances by area track and field athletes. That dynamic was in evidence during Saturday’s Penobscot Valley Conference-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League Championship in Orono, and in Boston where members of …

Local sports results for Feb. 7, 2014

on Feb. 08, 2014, at 9:30 a.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Hockey Gardiner Area at John Bapst, 7:40 p.m. Hampden at Presque Isle, 1:15 p.m. Scarborough at Bangor, 4 p.m. Skowhegan at Cony, 8:10 p.m. Winslow at Messalonskee, 7:10 p.m. Indoor Track PVC- EMITL Championship All teams at UMaine, Orono, 2:45 p.m. Nordic Skiing KVAC-MVC Championships …
Workers prepare to paint lines on the track Thursday afternoon at the University of Maine's New Balance Field House in Orono. The facility, which is undergoing a $5 million renovation, is expected to be ready for the Penobscot Valley Conference-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League meets on Saturday.

UMaine’s New Balance Field House expected to open Saturday with PVC-EMITL meet

By Pete Warner on Jan. 23, 2014, at 3:47 p.m.
Barring any unanticipated problems, the University of Maine’s New Balance Field House is scheduled to open on Saturday morning. That’s when the Penobscot Valley Conference-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League is slated to inaugurate the renovated facility with its first home regular-season meets of the season. After nearly nine months of …

Local sports results for Jan. 17, 2014

on Jan. 17, 2014, at 9:43 p.m.
33 Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Girls Basketball Acadia Chr. at North Haven, 8:30 a.m. Carrabec at Spruce Mountain, 7 p.m. Central Aroostook at Washburn, 6:30 p.m. Central at Dexter, 6:30 p.m. Foxcroft at Caribou, 1:30 p.m. George Stevens at Washington Ad., 7 p.m. Greenville at Highview, 1 p.m. Houlton at …

Local sports results for Jan. 10, 2013

on Jan. 11, 2014, at 10:05 a.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Basketball Bangor at Brewer, 6 p.m. Belfast at Medomak Valley, 6 p.m. Boothbay at Carrabec, 1 p.m. Camden Hills at MCI, 6 p.m. Central Aroostook at Hodgdon, 7 p.m. Edward Little at Lewiston, 7:45 p.m. Gr. Portland Ch. at North Haven, 10 a.m. Greenville at …

Local sports results for Dec. 6, 2013

on Dec. 07, 2013, at 8:52 a.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Girls Basketball Bangor Christian at Dexter, 2:30 p.m. Central at Mattanawcook, 7 p.m. DIS at Shead, 11 a.m. Easton at East Grand, 4:30 p.m. Highview at Jonesport-Beals, 2:30 p.m. John Bapst at Caribou, 1:30 p.m. Madison at Spruce Mountain, 7 p.m. North Haven at Islesboro, 9 …
 Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) wins a face-off against Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (71) during the second period in game one of the Eastern Conference finals of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the CONSOL Energy Center. The Boston Bruins won 3-0.

Bruins shut out Penguins 3-0 in Eastern Conference finals opener

By Vince Comunale, The Sports Xchange on June 02, 2013, at 1:09 a.m.
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins faced off in a playoff series for the first time in 21 years on Saturday night, in the Eastern Conference finals. Both teams were looking to take the first step toward getting back to the Stanley Cup Finals for a second time …
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