Orono's Nate Desisto tries for two past Hermon during their basketball game in Orono on Jan. 11, 2017.

Mr., Miss Maine Basketball semifinalists announced

on Feb. 22, 2017, at 5:25 p.m.
Riley Swanson of Mount Desert Island High School in Bar Harbor and Nate Desisto of Orono, along with Katie Butler of Bangor and Emi Higgins of Hermon, are among the semifinalists for the Mr. Maine Basketball and Miss Maine Basketball Awards.
Mount Desert Island's Russell Kropff struggles for a rebound against Central's Dylan B. Gray during their boys class B semifinal game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Wednesday afternoon.

MDI boys beat Central, earn berth in ‘B’ North championship

By Joseph Cyr, Houlton Pioneer Times on Feb. 22, 2017, at 5:16 p.m.
MDI will advance to the regional championship for the first time since 2012.

Nokomis girls top Skowhegan in ‘A’ North semifinal

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 22, 2017, at 4:56 p.m.

“Smelling the Barn”: The Pursuit of an Unsupported Speed Record on the Appalachian Trail

on Feb. 22, 2017, at 4:33 p.m.

How to make calorie counting work for you.

on Feb. 22, 2017, at 3:44 p.m.
A few of the University of Maine cheerleaders visited the Old Town-Orono YMCA cheerleaders to give the girls a little encouragement before their first competition on March 5.

UMaine Cheerleaders visit Old Town-Orono YMCA

By Aimee Thibodeau on Feb. 22, 2017, at 3:22 p.m.
Congratulations to Mikhail Prostatin, age 7, and Logun McMahon, age 10, who participated in their first Tae Kwon Do Tournament last weekend at the 2017 Maine Karate Classic.
Logun received first place and Mikhail second in the state for their respective age groups. Mikhail started Tae Kwon Do at the Old Town-Orono YMCA under the direction of Tristan Creeley in September and Logun in November.

Two from Old Town-Orono YMCA Tae Kwon Do receive top honors at state competition

By Aimee Thibodeau on Feb. 22, 2017, at 3:08 p.m.

Dauk powers George Stevens girls past Calais in ‘C’ quarterfinal

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 22, 2017, at 2:01 p.m.
Coach Bill Case’s second-ranked Eagles pulled away for a 49-40 Class C North quarterfinal victory over No. 7 Calais at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
Erin Speed of Piscataquis Community High School of Guilford drives to the basket past Woodland's Paige Fitch during Wednesday morning's Class C North girls basketball quarterfinal at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The Pirates beat the Dragons 53-21.

Piscataquis girls roll past Woodland in Class C quarterfinal

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 22, 2017, at 1:58 p.m.
Piscataquis girls basketball coach Brian Gaw will be the first to admit his Pirates aren’t the tallest team in Class C North.

Coach pleased with UMaine’s performances at America East swim meet

By Robby MacDonald, Special to the BDN on Feb. 22, 2017, at 1:51 p.m.
Several former age group and high school swimmers from Maine distinguished themselves with their performances for the University of Maine recently at the America East Championship.

Second annual HeartStrong 10K on April 2 in Portland to benefit American Heart Association in Maine

on Feb. 22, 2017, at 1:25 p.m.

UMPI Owls baseball team to hold its annual clinic March 4

on Feb. 22, 2017, at 1:09 p.m.

Classes slated for new officials classes in lacrosse

on Feb. 22, 2017, at 12:46 p.m.

Eastern Maine Baseball Umpires to hold classes for future umps

on Feb. 22, 2017, at 12:31 p.m.
Nokomis Regional High School Principal Mary Nadeau (left) and teacher Matt Brown broadcast a recent Nokomis basketball game at the Augusta Civic Center. Nadeau, who has been at Nokomis for 25 years as a teacher, coach and administrator, enjoys sharing her experience by calling the play-by-play for Warriors' athletic events with Nokomis Warrior Broadcasting.

Nokomis High School features play-by-play principal during basketball tourney

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 22, 2017, at 10:39 a.m.
When it comes to Mary Nadeau’s play-by-play television coverage of the boys and girls basketball teams from Nokomis Regional High School of Newport, it has little to do with critique and everything to do with sharing her students’ experiences with the communities she serves.

Gorham Savings Bank Welcomes Tournament Back to Maine

By Chris Philbrook on Feb. 22, 2017, at 5:57 a.m.

Pie-gate: The real story of the “Rolie Polie Goalie”

on Feb. 22, 2017, at 4:07 a.m.

George Stevens boys cruise past Woodland, into ‘C’ semifinals

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 21, 2017, at 10:41 p.m.

Dexter boys hold off Lee Academy in ‘C’ quarterfinal

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 21, 2017, at 9:44 p.m.

Colby-Sawyer women oust MMA from NAC tourney

on Feb. 21, 2017, at 9:44 p.m.

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