Sports Q&A

Bangor junior pitcher Sam Bedore goes into her windup during the second inning of Thursday's Eastern Maine Class A softball quarterfinal against Edward Little of Auburn in Bangor. The third-seeded Rams went on to win 3-0.  (BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY MICHAEL C. YORK) 


Bangor softball pitcher Sam Bedore winds up for the delivery in the second inning of their game versus Edward Little, Thursday, June 11, 2009. Bangor Daily NEws/Michael C. York

Bangor’s Bedore reflects on softball career

By on April 15, 2010, at 7:11 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Over the last few years, Bangor High School senior Sam Bedore has evolved into one of the state’s top softball pitchers. The righthander, who will attend the University of …

Montgomery reflects on Frozen Four, college hockey

By on April 02, 2010, at 8:52 p.m.
Jim Montgomery, the University of Maine hockey program’s all-time leading scorer, discusses college hockey with BDN veteran sportswriter Larry Mahoney.

Former AD reflects on UMaine, college athletics

By on March 19, 2010, at 9:06 p.m.
Former America East and Hockey East commissioner Stuart Haskell reflects on UMaine and college athletics.

Parisiens following Vancouver Games

By on Feb. 22, 2010, at 10:27 p.m.
BDN Q&A Siblings Rob, Julie and Anna Parisien, who together account for five Olympic Games experiences and skiing competitions, now spend more time raising and caring for their children, but they’ve been particularly intrigued by the ongoing international sports spectacle in Canada.

Q&A with Bangor High’s Clark Noonan

By on Feb. 02, 2010, at 9:53 p.m.
The Bangor High School boys basketball team is back near the top of the Eastern Maine Class A standings as the 2009-10 regular season nears its completion.


Bangor head swim coach Phil Emery watches as the Rams compete against Mount Desert Island in a meet Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 at Husson University in Bangor. (Bangor Daily News/Bridget Brown)

Q&A with Bangor coach Phil Emery

By on Jan. 26, 2010, at 10:21 p.m.
Bangor High School boys swimming coach Phil Emery recently took time out for a question and answer session with BDN assistant sports editor Dave Barber.
Clinton native Cindy Blodgett has received a two-year contract extension as the women's basketball coach at the University of Maine.

Goals, hard work drive UMaine’s Cindy Blodgett

By Pete Warner on Jan. 06, 2010, at 1:42 a.m.
Cindy Blodgett will forever be a pivotal figure in Maine sports lore. The Clinton native set new standards for girls and women’s basketball in the state.

Red Devils keeping guard up in Class C

By on Dec. 23, 2009, at 1:29 a.m.
Central High School junior Hannah Pray has established herself as one of the top guards in the Eastern Maine schoolgirl basketball ranks. The 5-foot-8 Pray has helped lead the Red Devils to a 6-0 start after Tuesday night’s Class C victory over Piscataquis Community of Guilford.

Q&A: UMaine men’s hockey coach Tim Whitehead

By on Nov. 25, 2009, at 1:47 a.m.
Tim Whitehead is in his ninth season as the head men’s hockey coach at the University of Maine. He guided the Black Bears to six consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, including two Frozen …