Indoor Track

University of Southern Maine track and field athlete Peyton Dostie.

USM track standout earns 4th All-American honor

on March 13, 2016, at 1:10 p.m.
University of Southern Maine senior Peyton Dostie earned the fourth track and field All-American honor of her career Saturday finishing eighth in the finals of the 60-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division Indoor Track and Field Championships.
Brewer's Erick Seekins gets a lot of height during his long jump at the Class A boys state track championships Monday at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham. He won the event with a distance of 21 feet, 2 inches.

Edward Little girls, Scarborough boys capture ‘A’ track state crowns

By Nathan Fournier, Special to the BDN on Feb. 15, 2016, at 8:42 p.m.
GORHAM | It came down to the final heat of the girls 4×200 relay to decide the Class A girls state championship Monday at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham. The Edward Little Red Eddies of Auburn edged the Bonny Eagle Scots of Standish 52-50 in the team …
Old Town's Austin Robichaud, left, hands the baton to teammate Connor Poirier during the boys 4 x 800-meter relay at the State Class B Indoor Track and Field Championships at Bates College in Lewiston on Saturday.

Orono girls, York boys capture Class B state track titles

By Kevin Mills, Sun Journal on Feb. 13, 2016, at 11:10 p.m.
LEWISTON | Matt Arsenault admits he hasn’t had nerves of steel in the past. The York senior acknowledges he’s had a case of the jitters when it comes to big meets, but Saturday, he knew he and his fellow Wildcats couldn’t wilt under the pressure. “I’m one that tends …
Girls hurdles winner Lauren Stoops             of Orono High School flies over a hurdle during the finals race at the PVC-EMITL Championship Track and Field meet on Monday in the New Balance Field House at the University of Maine. Stoops finished at 8.70 seconds.

Records fall as Brewer boys, Orono girls win PVC-EMITL titles

By Pete Warner on Feb. 08, 2016, at 9:55 p.m.
With the Class B state meet looming five days away, Tia Tardy was planning to “take it easy” during Monday night’s meet. That meant the junior would concentrate on the mile and compete in both relays. The move was a success. Tardy electrified the crowd at the …
Lake Region High School's Kate Hall is congratulated on the podium after winning the national title in the long jump on March 14 at the New Balance Nationals track and field championships at The Armory in New York City.

Casco track star hurdles over diabetes to national championship

By Ernie Clark on March 22, 2015, at 12:41 p.m.
Kate Hall has enjoyed a welcome chance to rest this week. And that rest was well earned, as the 18-year-old from Casco recently completed a remarkable indoor track season by soaring to a meet record in the long jump while winning the national high school championship in that event at …

Lake Region senior captures national title in long jump

on March 15, 2015, at 9 p.m.
NEW YORK — Lake Region High School track and field senior standout Kate Hall captured a national title in the long jump Saturday during the New Balance Nationals track and field championships at The Armory. Hall also set a meet and facility record with her second jump of the day, …
Hampden Academy sophomore Paul Casavant holds the fastest mile time in the state regardless of class.

Hampden Academy, Orono High School sophomores turning in stellar indoor track seasons

By Sam Bonsey, Special to the BDN on Feb. 02, 2015, at 1:41 p.m.
Hampden Academy’s Paul Casavant toed the line for the 3,200-meter race at the Penobscot Valley Freshmen Championships last June with the rare opportunity to compete against his peers. The precocious freshman took off from the gun and never looked back, running a meet record of 9 minutes, …

Local sports results for Jan. 2, 2015

on Jan. 03, 2015, at 5:40 a.m.
HIGH SCHOOL Winslow 62, Medomak Valley 45 Medomak Valley (7-2) 45 Vail 0-3 0-0 0, Beck 2-4 0-0 6, Gee 0-1 0-0 0, Williamson 4-12 0-0 10, Spear 0-3 1-6 1, Starr 2-5 0-0 4, DePatsy 6-15 1-2 16, McMurrin, Allaire 4-11 0-0 8. Totals: 18-54 2-8 45. Winslow (9-0) …

Local sports results for September 28, 2014

on Sept. 28, 2014, at 9:37 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Girls Soccer Brewer at Bangor, 6 p.m. Bucksport at Washington Ad., 4 p.m. Dexter at Central, 4 p.m. George Stevens at Sumner, 4 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Hermon at John Bapst, 4 p.m. Highview Chr. at Bangor Christian, 4 p.m. MDI at Ellsworth, 6 p.m. Old …

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.
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 64Story continues below advertisement. MEN’S LACROSSE U-New England 14, Southern Maine 4 Today’s games COLLEGE Baseball Maine vs. Western Michigan, at …

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 69Story continues below advertisement. SOFTBALL South Florida 8, Maine 2 WOMEN’S LACROSSE St. Joseph’s 20, Albertus Magnus 1 Today’s games COLLEGE Softball …

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, …