University of Maine's Jesse Orach runs during their cross-country meet in Orono on Friday. Orach won the men's race.

UMaine senior star is running down a dream

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 26, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
“Knowing that it’s my last year I just want to finish with no regrets,” Jesse Orach said. “I think I’m well on my way to doing that. I’m not finished yet.”
Michael Westphal goes for a short run on the one main road on Great Cranberry Island in this April 2016 file photo.

Maine Running Hall of Fame to induct seven

on Sept. 19, 2016, at 2:31 p.m.
The Maine Running Hall of Fame will enshrine its 19th class at an induction ceremony on Nov. 13 in Augusta.
Runners take off at the start of the Caribou Marathon on Sunday.

McCarthy and Guerrette win Caribou Marathon

By Kevin Sjoberg, Aroostook Republican & News on Sept. 18, 2016, at 2:42 p.m.
The race served as a qualifier for next April’s Boston Marathon.

Local sports results for Sept. 5, 2016

on Sept. 05, 2016, at 9:50 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Girls Soccer Belfast Area at Oceanside, 3:30 p.m. Boothbay Region at Dirigo, 4 p.m. Brunswick at Camden Hills Reg., 3:30 p.m. Carrabec at Wiscasset, 5 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Central Aroostook at Madawaska, 6 p.m. Edward Little at Messalonskee, 3:30 p.m. Erskine Acad. at Leavitt Area, …

Results for 54th Annual Bangor Labor Day 5-Mile Road Race

on Sept. 05, 2016, at 5:54 p.m.
At Bangor 1. Erik McCarthy 26:08, 2. Matt Homich 27:15, 3. Alan Groudle 28:00, 4. Andrew Kephart 28:36, 5. Phillip Lebreton 28:43, 6. Perry LeBreton 28:49, 7. Seth Young 30:04, 8. Ian Fraser 30:12, 9. Cooper Nelson 30:24, 10. Eric Petley 30:28, 11. Tate Yoder 30:34, 12. Robert Ciano 30:35, …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 1, 2016

on Sept. 01, 2016, at 7:54 p.m.
ADVENTURE RACING CAMDEN — Third annual Ragged Mountain Scuttle presented by Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital Sunday, Sept 18, Camden Snow Bowl, Barnestown Road. The first wave of competitors will begin at 10 a.m. The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) trail/obstacle challenge fundraiser has been designed as a family …

Local sports results for Aug. 31, 2016

on Aug. 31, 2016, at 9:43 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Field Hockey Belfast at Winslow, 4 p.m. Bonny Eagle at Windham, 6 p.m. Camden Hills at Waterville, 4 p.m. Gardiner at Oceanside, 4 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Lawrence at Nokomis, 4 p.m. Leavitt at Mount View, 4 p.m. Lincoln Acad. at Morse, 4 p.m. Maine Central …

Local Sports Results for Aug. 28, 2016

on Aug. 28, 2016, at 8:41 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Soccer Limestone at Van Buren, 5 p.m. Wisdom at Central Aroostook, 7 p.m. Girls Soccer Limestone at Van Buren, 7 p.m. Wisdom at Central Aroostook, 5 p.m.Story continues below advertisement.   Results HIGH SCHOOL Saturday’s Results GIRLS SOCCER Ashland 6, Fort Fairfield 0 BOYS SOCCER …

Blueberry road race results

on Aug. 22, 2016, at 9:29 p.m.
Road racing Blueberry 5-Miler, 1-miler At Machias 5-mile results 1. Steve Harding, Santa Barbara 29:00; 2. Eric Mauricette, 29:05; 3. Addison Cote, Calais 31:07; 4. Pete Williams, Lubec 31:29; 5. Michael Roux, Rockland 32:06; 6. Evan Merchant, Beals 32:28; 7. Owen Murphy, Camas 33:59; 8. Romayn Richards, 34:15; 9. Michael …
Participants in 2015 On Track to Recovery 5K Walk/Run

Augusta nonprofit invites community to race for recovery

By Courtney Yeager on Aug. 18, 2016, at 9:08 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 7:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Kennebec River Rail Trail, Augusta, Maine For more information: 213-4523 AUGUSTA — Crisis and Counseling Centers will celebrate recovery from mental health and substance abuse issues at the agency’s family-friendly third annual On Track to Recovery 5K Walk-Run on Saturday, …
Runners in the Elite Women's division start the Beach to Beacon 10K Saturday in Cape Elizabeth.

Maine native Ben True first American to win Beach to Beacon 10K

By Lee Horton, Sun Journal on Aug. 06, 2016, at 4:04 p.m.
North Yarmouth native Ben True finished in just over 28 minutes.
Lincoln native Tia Tardy (center) and Castine's John Hassett pose with race founder and Olympic gold medalist Joan Benoit Samuelson after winning the Beach to Beacon High School Mile Friday at Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth.

Eastern Maine standouts win inaugural Beach to Beacon High School Mile

By Pete Warner on Aug. 06, 2016, at 12:14 p.m.
Multiple-time high school cross-country and track and field state champion Tia Tardy added another accolade to her impressive list of accomplishments Friday, when she claimed the girls title in the inaugural Beach to Beacon High School Mile at Fort Williams Park.

Local sports results for July 30-31, 2016

on July 31, 2016, at 9:35 p.m.
Senior League WORLD SERIES At Mansfield Stadium, Bangor Sunday, July 31 G1: U.S. Central 6, Europe-Africa 0 G2: U.S. Southeast 4, U.S. East 3 G3: Maine District 3 9, U.S. Southwest 8 G4: Latin America vs. Canada, 8 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Monday, Aug. 1 G5: Asia-Pacific vs. U.S. Central, …
William Kincaid (left) and Ben True (middle) and Ryan Hill (right) compete during the men’s 5000 meter first-round heats in the 2016 U.S. Olympic track and field team trials at Hayward Field on July 4 in Eugene, Oregon.

TD Beach to Beacon 10K adds two top Mainers to world-class field

on July 27, 2016, at 2:33 p.m.
“Ben [True] and Riley [Masters] will bring a large amount of inspiration to our younger runners.”
Bernard Lagat (right) and Hassan Mead (left ) celebrate after placing first and second in the 5,000 meters during the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Saturday night at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Maine native Ben True (rear, red shirt) finished fifth.

Maine runners fail in attempts to make U.S. Olympic team

BDN staff and wire reports on July 09, 2016, at 9:08 p.m.
EUGENE, Oregon — North Yarmouth native Ben True finished fifth and Bangor native Riley Masters placed 16th in the 5,000-meter final of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Saturday night and failed to gain one of the top three spots on the U.S. team for the Rio Games. Bernard …

Hunt Memorial 3K road race results

on July 04, 2016, at 9:44 p.m.
At Brewer, Bangor 1 Adam Goode 9:16, 2 David Kerschner 9:20, 3 Ben Allen 9:27, 4 Matt Homich 9:30, 5 Dominic Martin 9:46, 6 Andrew Goupee 9:57, 7 Perry Lebreton 9:59, 8 William Webb 10:02, 9 Gabe Coffey 10:08, 10 Cameron Mathies 10:18, 11 Bob Ciano 10:21, 12 Eric Petley …

Two Maine runners advance to final at US Olympic Trials

on July 04, 2016, at 9:38 p.m.
North Yarmouth native Ben True and former Bangor High School running standout Riley Masters each advanced to the final of the 5,000-meter run
Kaitlin Saulter

Former Hermon star leaving UMaine soccer team

By Larry Mahoney on July 04, 2016, at 6:34 p.m.
Hermon’s Kaitlin Saulter has decided to become a full-time track athlete.

Weekend road race results

on June 26, 2016, at 10:39 a.m.
41st Annual Tour Du Lac 10 Miler At Bucksport 1. Taylor Washburn 53:32, 2. Erik McCarthy 53:32, 3. Adam Goode 54:44, 4. Matt Homich 58:09, 5. Andrew Kephart 59:30, 6. Andy Beardsley 1:02:21, 7. Bob Ciano 1:03:38, 8. Eric Petley 1:04:18, 9. Ethan Dapice 1:05:03, 10. Tracy Guerrette 1:05:04, 11. …
Friends Sami Wilson (left) of Orono and Marie Miller of Blanchard Township are gearing up to participate in the 4K For Cancer.

Maine friends to run across US, honor family members affected by cancer

By Pete Warner on June 10, 2016, at 8:13 p.m.
“Every single day, everybody on the team dedicates a day of their running to someone or multiple people.”