Soccer

 
Former Bangor High School boys soccer coach David Patterson in this 2012 file photo.

Former Bangor soccer coach who lost battle with cancer remembered for knowledge, compassion

By Ernie Clark on July 10, 2014, at 7:52 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Luke Hettermann’s relationship with Dave Patterson transcended the typical player-coach dynamics. And he’s thankful to have had that sort of friendship with Patterson, the former Bangor High School boys soccer coach who died Thursday at Eastern Maine Medical Center after a six-month battle with lung cancer. He …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 10, 2014

on July 10, 2014, at 6:56 p.m.
BASEBALL MILLINOCKET — Any teenagers or local teams interested in playing summer baseball games against teams ages 13-16 should contact Joe Montgomery at 723-4944. OLD TOWN — The Old Town Recreation Center is launching the Eastern Maine Fall Baseball League, open to kids ages 8-11 (Little League eligible). The EMFBL …
Germany's Andre Schuerrle and Thomas Mueller (left) celebrate after Schuerrle scored his second goal, the team's seventh, against Brazil during their 2014 World Cup semifinal at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Tuesday.

Germany advances to World Cup final after thrashing Brazil 7-1

By Julian Linden, Reuters on July 08, 2014, at 7:20 p.m.
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s dream of winning the World Cup on home soil was shattered on Tuesday when it suffered a humiliating 7-1 loss to ruthless Germany in an extraordinary semifinal in Belo Horizonte. The carnival atmosphere that had swept over the samba nation during the tournament gave way …

TV, radio schedule for July 8, 2014

on July 07, 2014, at 4:30 p.m.
AUTO RACING NASCAR Live, 10:30 p.m., WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM) radio BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE CHICAGO WHITE SOX at BOSTON, 7 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU Houlton (100.1 FM), WQDY Calais (92.7 FM), WYBA Rockland (105.5 FM), WSYY Millinocket (94.9 FM), WEGP Presque …
From the community

Local college student attends World Cup games in Brazil

on July 07, 2014, at 3:15 p.m.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — “It was life-changing!” said Western New England University senior Thomas Cowin of Hampden, Maine. “I’ll never be the same person after this experience,” Cowin added. The ten-day trip to Brazil during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Games was an experience of a lifetime for ten enthusiastic university …

TV Radio schedule for July 5-6, 2014

on July 06, 2014, at 6:04 a.m.
SATURDAY AUTO RACING Formula One, British Grand Prix, Qualifying, 8 a.m., CNBC-TV NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Coke Zero 400, 7:30 p.m., TNT-TV, WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM), WNZS Veazie (1340 AM) radio BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BALTIMORE at BOSTON, 1 p.m., NESN-TV; WZON Bangor 620 AM, WDEA Ellsworth (1370 AM), WHOU …
Fans celebrate after the penalty shootout while watching a broadcast of the 2014 Brazil World Cup quarterfinal game between Costa Rica and the Netherlands in Holambra, a Dutch immigrant colony north of Sao Paulo, July 5, 2014.  Netherlands advanced with a 4-3 victory.

Krul’s saves during shootout send Dutch into semifinal against Argentina

By Neil Maidment, Reuters on July 05, 2014, at 7:58 p.m.
SALVADOR, Brazil — The Netherlands advanced to a World Cup semifinal with Argentina by beating Costa Rica 4-3 in a shootout on Saturday with substitute goalkeeper Tim Krul saving two of the penalties after the match finished 0-0 following extra time. Costa Rica, with the excellent Keylor Navas in goal, …

Brazil back on track with win over Colombia

By Wire Service Reports on July 04, 2014, at 8:24 p.m.
Turns out it is the thought that counts in this World Cup. At least that’s how it has worked out for Brazil, which summoned a psychologist after suffering a meltdown during its round-of-16 win last week. So on Friday, sound of mind as well as body, Brazil got its World …

Tactical changes help Germany beat France in quarterfinal

By Mike Collett, Reuters on July 04, 2014, at 6:27 p.m.
RIO DE JANEIRO — Germany broke French hearts for the third time in the World Cup when it triumphed 1-0 at the Maracana on Friday to become the first country to reach the semifinals in four successive tournaments. But, unlike the dramas of Germany’s memorable semifinal victories over France in …

Sports briefs for July 4, 2014

By Ernie Clark on July 03, 2014, at 9:58 p.m.
Union St. golf range opens BANGOR — The Union Street Golf Range located next to the Airport Mall behind McDonald’s has opened for the season after having barrier nets repaired and installed. Their large grass tee area is 200 feet by 75 feet, allowing for 22 golfing stations. Target flags …

UMF’s Tuttle a finalist for North Atlantic Conference honor

on July 03, 2014, at 9:54 p.m.
FARMINGTON, Maine – University of Maine at Farmington women’s soccer senior Kayla Tuttle of Waterville is one of four finalists for the 2014 North Atlantic Conference Woman of the Year award. Other finalists are Colby-Sawyer soccer and lacrosse player Adrienne Bender, Green Mountain soccer and lacrosse standout Johanna Douglas and …

TV, radio schedule for July 4, 2014

on July 03, 2014, at 4:54 p.m.
Formula One, British Grand Prix, Practice, 9 a.m., NBCSN-TV Nationwide Series, Subway Firecracker 250, 3 p.m., Qualifying, FS1-TV, 7:30 p.m., ESPN2-TV; WOXO Norway (92.7 & 100.7 FM), WWNZ Veazie (1400 AM); WFZX Searsport (101.7 FM) radio Sprint Cup, Coke Zero 400, Qualifying, 5 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR LEAGUE BALTIMORE at …

Veteran coaches take reins of Hermon varsity soccer programs

By Larry Mahoney on July 03, 2014, at 7:41 a.m.
Hermon High School will have two new soccer coaches this fall. M.J. Ball will replace Adam Leach as the girls coach and Harry Dieuveuil will take over the boys program from Scott Deabay. Hermon athletic director Stephanie Biberstein said Leach and Deabay both resigned due to work commitments. Ball has …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 3, 2014

on July 02, 2014, at 11:26 p.m.
BASEBALL MILLINOCKET — Any teenagers or local teams interested in playing summer baseball games against teams ages 13-16 should contact Joe Montgomery at 723-4944. OLD TOWN — The Old Town Recreation Center is launching the Eastern Maine Fall Baseball League, open to kids ages 8-11 (Little League eligible). The EMFBL …
Mary Butler (left) looks to the basket at a Class A Eastern Maine basketball semifinal in February 2013.

Bangor multi-sport star to play women’s basketball at Brown

By Larry Mahoney on July 02, 2014, at 7:04 p.m.
Bangor High School multi-sport star Mary Butler said there were several reasons behind her decision to verbally commit to attend Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island beginning in the fall of 2015. Butler will play for head coach Sarah Behn, who was recently named to replace the retired Jean Burr. …
From the community

DSA United adding 2015 team, hosting tryouts

Bangor Daily News on July 02, 2014, at 12:12 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: PITCH, 2720 Camden Road, Warren WARREN, Maine — DSA United will be adding an additional team for the 2015 season and will be hosting an open try out for U-15, U-16, and U-17 boys 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at the Pitch, …
Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne (left) celebrates after scoring against the U.S. in extra time during their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game at the Fonte Nova arena in Salvador on Tuesday. Belgium won 2-1 in extra time.

Belgium scores twice in extra time, eliminates U.S. from World Cup

By Neil Maidment, Reuters on July 01, 2014, at 8:32 p.m.
SALVADOR, Brazil — Extra-time goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku sealed a thrilling 2-1 victory for Belgium over a spirited United States team on Tuesday and set up a World Cup quarterfinal clash with Argentina. After dominating normal time and being frustrated by an inspired Tim Howard in …

Argentina’s guardian Angel breaks Swiss hearts

By Peter Rutherford, Reuters on July 01, 2014, at 6:41 p.m.
SAO PAULO — Angel Di Maria swooped deep into extra time to give Argentina a 1-0 win over Switzerland in a gripping last 16 tie on Tuesday, as the South Americans booked a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals. After a tense 0-0 draw at 90 minutes and scoreless first …

Germany, France advance to quarterfinal showdown at World Cup

By Angus MacSwan, Reuters on June 30, 2014, at 8:13 p.m.
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil — Germany were pushed all the way by an inspired Algeria on Monday before Andre Schuerrle and Mesut Ozil secured Germany a 2-1 overtime victory to send it to a World Cup quarterfinal showdown with France. The North African outsiders played with energy and confidence to regularly …

Sports briefs for June 30, 2014

By Staff and Wire Service Reports on June 30, 2014, at 7:55 p.m.
UMaine recruit chosen in sixth round of NHL draft by Toronto Left wing Nolan Vesey, who will be a freshman on the University of Maine’s men’s hockey team this fall, was selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the sixth round of the NHL draft in Philadelphia over the weekend. …
 
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