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UNH women’s basketball team upends cold-shooting UMaine

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 19, 2017, at 9:48 p.m.
The University of Maine’s shooting woes on the road continued Thursday night, and the University of New Hampshire took full advantage.
DOWNTOWN WITH RICH KIMBALL

Harasymiak On Maine Football Schedule

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 8:35 p.m.
University of Maine goaltender Rob McGovern, pictured during a Dec. 3, 2016, game in Orono, shut out Connecticut last Saturday. This weekend, he and the Black Bears face the third-ranked Boston University Terriers for a two-game series.

UMaine goalie geared up for Boston University men’s hockey series

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 19, 2017, at 6:59 p.m.
“This will definitely be a good challenge for us. I’m excited for it,” said goalie Rob McGovern.

Adrian Peterson considers options: Texans, Giants, Bucs

By The Sports Xchange on Jan. 19, 2017, at 6:57 p.m.
Seven-time Pro Bowl running back Adrian Peterson revealed three teams he’d consider in free agency should he not return to the Minnesota Vikings next season.

Jason Garrett named PFWA Coach of the Year

By The Sports Xchange on Jan. 19, 2017, at 6:56 p.m.
Jason Garrett led the Dallas Cowboys to the NFL’s best regular-season record and Reggie McKenzie guided the Oakland Raiders back to the playoffs for the first time since 2002.

On Deck, a sports calendar for Jan. 19, 2017

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 4:45 p.m.

Djokovic upset by Istomin in second round of Australian Open

By The Sports Xchange on Jan. 19, 2017, at 4:35 p.m.
After 13 years on the ATP Tour, and 16 years removed from a serious car crash that nearly ended his career, Denis Istomin enjoyed the best moment of his career Thursday.
University of Maine's Josh Mack (right) pushes for yards past New Hampshire's Pop Lacey (center) and Casey DeAndrade during their football game at Alfond Stadium at the University of Maine in Orono in this November 2016 file photo.

UMaine football team to face rival UNH in rare 2017 opener

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 19, 2017, at 4:23 p.m.
“It’s going to be huge for New England football. It will be fun. It will be something different.”
FAST BREAKS

John Bapst coach gets 200th win

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 3:55 p.m.
FAST BREAKS
John Bapst Memorial High School girls basketball coach Mike Webb recently posted his 200th career victory as a head coach. Before becoming a coach, Webb spent 20 years as a basketball official.

John Bapst coach gets 200th win

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 3:54 p.m.

UMaine men’s hockey team to battle rival BU in home-and-home series

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 2:51 p.m.
BU has won six straight, including a sweep of rival Boston College.

Central Maine Hoops basketball tryouts in Waterville

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 1:42 p.m.

Eastern Maine Hoops basketball club team tryouts in Bangor area

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 1:36 p.m.

Basketball tournament slated in Baileyville

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 11:25 a.m.
Austin Lufkin of Brewer High School competes in the shot put during the Penobscot Valley Conference-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League championship meet on Feb. 6, 2016. The senior recently extended his PVC-EMITL record to 59 feet, 11 3/4 inches.

This Brewer shot putter is shattering records, inching closer to 60-foot mark

By Ryan McLaughlin on Jan. 19, 2017, at 9:57 a.m.
THE DRIVE

A Packers-Patriots Super Bowl is bound to happen again

on Jan. 19, 2017, at 7:07 a.m.

Ivan Rodriguez, Bagwell, Raines selected to Baseball Hall of Fame

By The Sports Xchange on Jan. 19, 2017, at 6:57 a.m.
First baseman Jeff Bagwell, outfielder Tim Raines and catcher Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez on Wednesday were selected to the Baseball Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2017.

Wednesday’s Hermon-Central boys basketball summary

on Jan. 18, 2017, at 10:12 p.m.

Wednesday’s Fort Fairfield-Easton boys basketball summary

on Jan. 18, 2017, at 10:09 p.m.

Second-half surge lifts Hermon boys basketball team past Central

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 18, 2017, at 10:01 p.m.
“Rebounding is key on the road, and I thought the kids did a really good job that way tonight.”