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First-place finisher Hig Roberts checks out his time on the scoreboard as he exits the corral at the end of his second run of the giant slalom race on the final day of the US Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf in Carrabassett Valley, Maine, on Tuesday.

Hig Roberts wins national ski title a year after his brother’s death

By Wil Kramlich, Sun Journal on March 28, 2017, at 7:50 p.m.
Roberts sat in third place in the men’s giant slalom after his first run, but catapulted to first after a blistering second.

KVAC All-Conference ski teams

on March 27, 2017, at 4:23 p.m.

Vermont skier takes US Alpine Super-G title at Sugarloaf

on March 25, 2017, at 4:53 p.m.
Lucas Houk (center) of Portland raises his arms to celebrate on Monday after being honored as the gold medalist in the Men's 5K Cross Country Freestyle event at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria.

Maine athletes win big at Special Olympics World Winter Games

By Pete Warner on March 21, 2017, at 3:05 p.m.
Lucas Houk of Portland earned a gold medal while competing for Team USA at the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games.

Maranacook sweeps ‘B’ Nordic skiing crowns

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 7:38 p.m.

Fort Kent boys claim Class B state alpine skiing championship

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 23, 2017, at 4:57 p.m.
Fort Kent concluded the competition with a combined team score of 87 points, while Mountain Valley of Rumford took second with 94 points.
Bigrock Mountain in Mars Hill.

Thaw closes slopes at Bigrock

By Anthony Brino on Jan. 26, 2017, at 2:01 p.m.
“We made a decision today to close and let this go another day.”

High school skiing results

on Jan. 16, 2017, at 8:56 p.m.

High school ski results

on Jan. 08, 2017, at 6:19 p.m.
A team zips down the chute during the U.S. National Toboggan Championships at the Snow Bowl in Camden in a 2015 file photo.

Cold stretch helps Camden Snow Bowl open earlier than usual

By Nick McCrea on Dec. 13, 2016, at 12:56 p.m.
“We’re relieved and excited to be off to an early start.”
The lifts are pictured running at Bigrock Mountain in Mars Hill on Friday, Dec. 2. Travis Kearney, general manager of Big Rock, said late Friday afternoon that the facility is preparing to open on Dec. 10, which is one week earlier than planned. “All of the trails are covered in natural snow this year, which is the first time that this has happened in years.”

Bigrock Mountain to feature natural snow on all ski trails for first time in years

By Jen Lynds on Dec. 08, 2016, at 11:35 a.m.
Mother nature dropped 22 inches of snow on northern Maine during the first week of December.

On Deck, a sports calendar for Nov. 17, 2016

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:19 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 29, 2016

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 12:47 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 9, 2016

on Sept. 09, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
Camden officials debated Tuesday night how to deal with a financial deficit at the Camden Snow Bowl.

Camden to ask for $230,000 from surplus to cover Snow Bowl deficit

By Stephen Betts on April 26, 2016, at 9:22 p.m.
The ski resort incurred a $210,000 deficit this past winter because of warm weather and a scarcity of snow.
VIDEO
Karen Colburn, a Bangor native and freestyle ski pioneer who competed on the professional Colgate World Trophy Women's Freestyle Tour in the 1970s, is raising funds to get her, her father and her son to the U.S. Ski and Snowboarding Hall of Fame skiing history induction ceremony, happening this week in Aspen, Colorado.

Maine skiing champ to go on ‘adventure of a lifetime’ with father, son

By Abigail Curtis on April 04, 2016, at 5:46 p.m.
Forty years ago, Bangor native Karen Colburn soared above the ski slopes all over the world as a pioneer in the then-new sport of freestyle skiing.

NorAm Biathlon Championships: Saturday’s mass start results

on March 27, 2016, at 8:12 p.m.
Picabo Street of the U.S. smiles in the finish area of the Olympic women's downhill course at Snowbasin, in this file photo taken February 9, 2002. Assault and domestic violence charges filed against Street after an altercation with her father earlier this year are expected to be dismissed in court, her attorney said on Friday.

Attorney: U.S. skier Picabo Street to be cleared of assaulting father

By Reuters on March 25, 2016, at 10:54 p.m.

TV, radio schedule for March 19-20, 2016

on March 18, 2016, at 5:56 p.m.

TV, radio schedule for March 18, 2016

on March 17, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.