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TV, radio schedule for Jan. 8-9, 2016

on Jan. 08, 2016, at 6:01 p.m.
SATURDAY BASKETBALL, BOYS ELLSWORTH at HOULTON, 2 p.m., WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM) radio; WHOU Internet video (whoufm.com); WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM) radio; WDEA Internet (www.wdea.am) WASHBURN at SOUTHERN AROOSTOOK, 7 p.m., ELLSWORTH at HOULTON, 2 p.m., WHOU Internet video (whoufm.com) BASKETBALL, GIRLS ELLSWORTH at HOULTON, 3:30 p.m., WHOU Houlton (100.1 …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Jan. 7, 2016

on Jan. 07, 2016, at 6:20 p.m.
BASEBALL PRESQUE ISLE — The Northern Maine Board of Approved Baseball Umpires will hold their annual umpires clinic beginning on March 1 at 5:30 p.m. in the Library at Northern Maine Community College. Cost of the course is $40 which covers rule book, case book, printed materials and the exam. …

TV radio sports schedule for Dec.8, 2015

on Dec. 04, 2015, at 6 p.m.
BASKETBALL, BOYS MARANACOOK at BELFAST, 6:15 p.m., WBYA Islesboro (105.5 FM) EDWARD LITTLE at OXFORD HILLS, 6:30 p.m., WOXO Norway (92.7 FM) radio LEWISTON at BANGOR, 7 p.m., WEZQ Bangor, (92.9 FM) radio WASHBURN at HODGDON, 7 p.m., WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM) radio; WHOU Internet video (whoufm.com)Story continues below advertisement. …

TV Radio schedule for Dec. 9, 2015

on Dec. 03, 2015, at 5:21 p.m.
BASKETBALL, BOYS MOUNTAIN VALLEY at WINTHROP, 6:30 p.m., WOXO Norway (100.7 FM) radio BASKETBALL, GIRLS PRESQUE ISLE at HOULTON, 7 p.m., WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM) radio; WHOU Internet video (whoufm.com) MDI at WASHINGTON ACADEMY, 7 p.m., WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM) radio; WDEA Internet (www.wdea.am) BASKETBALL, MEN NIAGARA at ST. JOHN’S, …

TV, radio sports schedule for Nov. 28-29, 2015

on Nov. 27, 2015, at 5:33 p.m.
SATURDAY BASKETBALL, BOYS EXHIBITION GARDINER at MDI, 2:30 p.m., WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM) radio; WDEA Internet (www.wdea.am) GARDINER vs. ELLSWORTH, 4 p.m., WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM) radio; WDEA Internet (www.wdea.am) BASKETBALL, MEN BRYANT at GEORGETOWN, noon, FS2-TV GEORGIA at SETON HALL, 7:30 p.m., FS1-TVStory continues below advertisement. MAINE at CENTRAL …

Fort Kent Community High School names Nordic ski coach

on Nov. 23, 2015, at 5:37 p.m.
Carl Theriault, a fixture in the Aroostook County Alpine and Nordic ski scene for over 20 years, has been named the new boys and girls Nordic ski coach at Fort Kent Community High School. Theriault replaces Melinda Bard, who moved out of the area last summer. …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Nov. 19, 2015

on Nov. 19, 2015, at 7:23 p.m.
BASEBALL OLD TOWN — The Old Town Recreation Center has partnered with former collegiate baseball coach Dean Husted to offer a pitching clinic. Husted has worked with more than 50 players who have been drafted to play Major League Baseball including most recently Charlie Morton of the Pittsburgh Pirates.The pitching …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Nov. 12, 2015

on Nov. 12, 2015, at 8:23 p.m.
BASEBALL OLD TOWN — The Old Town Recreation Center has partnered with former collegiate baseball coach Dean Husted to offer a pitching clinic. Husted has worked with more than 50 players who have been drafted to play Major League Baseball including most recently Charlie Morton of the Pittsburgh Pirates.The pitching …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Oct. 29, 2015

on Oct. 29, 2015, at 7:44 p.m.
BASEBALL OLD TOWN — The Old Town Recreation Center has partnered with former collegiate baseball coach Dean Husted to offer a pitching clinic. Husted has worked with more than 50 players who have been drafted to play Major League Baseball including most recently Charlie Morton of the Pittsburgh Pirates.The pitching …
Snow guns laid down a fresh layer of powder Sunday morning on Locke Mountain at Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry. About 150 snow guns worked over the weekend in preparation of the opening of the 2015-2016 season Monday.

Sunday River plans to open Monday

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 16, 2015, at 12:15 p.m.
This could be the earliest Sunday River will have opened in nearly 20 years.
The Streinz family of Hersey participates in cross country skiing for enjoyment and to pursue competitive goals. The family members are (front, from left) daughters Hannah, Abigail and Lydia and ( back, from left) parents Kyli and Chris with sons Daniel, Caleb and Luke.

‘Remarkable’ County family dedicated to cross country skiing

By Ernie Clark on March 30, 2015, at 4:52 p.m.
Blue skies and temperatures warm enough to reduce the lingering snowpack gave many Mainers hope Sunday that meteorological spring is not far away. But for the Streinz family of tiny Hersey in southern Aroostook County, those same conditions offered a chance to capitalize on some of the season’s best conditions …

Bethel native wins men’s US moguls skiing championship

By Ernie Clark on March 30, 2015, at 11:10 a.m.
Troy Murphy of Bethel, one of the emerging faces on the world’s mogul skiing scene, has earned his first overall U.S. championship in the event. The 22-year-old Gould Academy graduate, who last year was named the International Ski Federation’s rookie of the year after two top-five finishes in World Cup …
David Chodounsky of Crested Butte, Colorado, celebrates after winning the slalom at the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships on Sunday at Sugarloaf.

Colorado skier claims third national slalom title in Alpine Championships

By Noelle Tuttle, Sugarloaf on March 29, 2015, at 4:28 p.m.
CARRABASSETT VALLEY | A week’s worth of world-class racing concluded at Sugarloaf on Sunday as David Chodounsky of Crested Butte, Colorado, claimed his third national slalom title in the final event of the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships. Chodunsky, who placed fifth in the giant slalom earlier in the …
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Scenes from the US Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf

on March 29, 2015, at 5 a.m.
Here are a selection of photos by Lewiston Sun Journal photographer Daryn Slover from the U.S. Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf in Maine.
Mikaela Shiffrin claimed the women's slalom championship on Saturday during the U.S. Alpine Championships held at Sugarloaf in Carrabbassett Valley.

Shiffrin wins third slalom title at US Alpine Championships

By Noelle Tuttle, Sugarloaf Communications on March 28, 2015, at 7:11 p.m.
CARRABASSETT VALLEY | With a crowd of hundreds waiting at the finish line, Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin earned her third national slalom title in the U.S. Alpine Championship race on Saturday at Sugarloaf. Shiffrin crushed the rest of the field, finishing her second run more than four seconds …
Tim Jitloff makes up for lost time during his second run to claim the win in the U.S. Alpine Championships men's giant slalom at Sugarloaf Mountain on Friday. It was his third straight U.S. Alpine Championship giant slalom title, and his fifth national giant slalom title overall.

Nevada skier captures 5th career national title in giant slalom at Sugarloaf

By Noelle Tuttle, Sugarloaf on March 27, 2015, at 6:07 p.m.
CARRABASSETT VALLEY | Tim Jitloff of Reno, Nevada, battled variable snow conditions, poor visibility, and a tough course set to take home his fifth career national championship title in the men’s giant slalom Friday at Sugarloaf. U.S. teammates Tommy Ford of Bend, Oregon, and Nick Cohee of Tahoe Basin, …
Nina O'Brien won the women's giant slalom in the U.S. Alpine Championships Thursday at Sugarloaf.

17-year-old skier captures first national title at US Alpine Championships

By Noelle Tuttle, Sugarloaf on March 26, 2015, at 6:01 p.m.
CARRABASSETT VALLEY | Under unexpectedly clear skies, 17-year-old Nina O’Brien of the U.S. Ski Team’s FIS National Training Group earned her first national title in Thursday’s U.S. Alpine Championships giant slalom race at Sugarloaf. U.S. teammates Paula Moltzan of Lakeville, Minnesota, and Megan McJames of Park City, Utah, clinched …
Orono High School's Lily Koffman competes in the cross country classical race during the Class C state meet in February 2015 in Presque Isle. She placed second in the event. The Maine Principals' Association proposes to eliminate Class C skiing in favor of a two class system. The plan would also create Nordic and Alpine state championships.

MPA plans to cut high school Class C skiing, start Nordic and Alpine championships

By Ernie Clark on March 26, 2015, at 3:05 p.m.
Significant change may come to high school skiing next winter, as a proposal by the skiing committee of the Maine Principals’ Association would reduce the number of the classes in the sport from three to two for the first time since 1989. “The genesis of this was that we had …
Alice McKennis of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, won the women's super G race on Wednesday at the U.S. Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf Mountain in Carrabassett Valley.

Vermont skier wins men’s super G title at US Alpine Championships

By Noelle Tuttle, Sugarloaf on March 25, 2015, at 5:16 p.m.
CARRABASSETT VALLEY | Drew Duffy of Warren, Vermont, claimed the men’s super G title on Wednesday during the U.S. Alpine Championships being held at Sugarloaf. Alice McKennis of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, took home the women’s super G national title at the event, which is the country’s most prestigious domestic …
Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. skis during the second run of the women's giant slalom race Sunday at the Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals in Meribel, in the French Alps.

Skiers to compete in US Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf

on March 24, 2015, at 7:48 p.m.
CARRABASSETT VALLEY | The nation’s best downhill skiers will begin competing at Sugarloaf at 9 a.m. Wednesday when the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships get underway with the men’s and women’s Super G. The U.S. Ski Team is coming off a successful season that included five medals at the …