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UMaine-Vermont men’s hockey summary

on Nov. 28, 2014, at 10:52 p.m.
CATAMOUNTS 6, BLACK BEARS 3 Vermont (10-3-1) 1-4-1 — 6 Maine (3-10-1) 2-1-0 — 3 First period — 1. UVM, Irwin 3 (Fallon, Luukko), 2:12; 2. Maine, Morgan 2 (unassisted), 11:40; 3. Maine, Morgan 3 (Brown, Byron), 15:36. Second period — 4. UVM, Puskarich 6 (Paliotta, Fallon), 5:28 (pp); 5. …
University of Maine players react after scoring a second time in the first  period of their game against University of Vermont at the Alfond Arena in Orono on Friday.

“We didn’t push back:” No. 13 Vermont hands UMaine men’s hockey team sixth straight loss

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 28, 2014, at 9:48 p.m.
ORONO | The University of Vermont extended the University of Maine’s misery, and its losing streak, on Friday night. The 13th-ranked Catamounts scored four, second-period goals to erase a one-goal deficit and went on to post a 6-3 nonconference victory over the Black Bears at Alfond Arena. Vermont is …

UMaine men’s hockey program lands Danish winger

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 28, 2014, at 4:23 p.m.
The University of Maine men’s hockey program has had players from several European countries, including Sweden, Finland, Scotland, England, Austria, Switzerland and Slovakia. The program just landed its first player from Denmark. Winger Jacob Schmidt-Svejstrup from Charlottenlund, Denmark, who is playing for the Selects Academy 16-under team at South Kent …
The University of Maine women's basketball team returns to the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday and Sunday for the Black Bear Thanksgiving Classic. UMaine plays Brown on Saturday and faces Boston College on Sunday.

UMaine women’s basketball team home for two holiday tournament games

on Nov. 28, 2014, at 2:16 p.m.
Women’s Basketball Black Bear Thanksgiving Classic MAINE vs. BROWN Time, site: Saturday, 1 p.m., Cross Insurance Center, Bangor Records: Maine 1-3, Brown 1-3 Series, last meeting: Maine leads 6-5, Maine 60-59 on 12/7/13 Key players: Maine — 5-8 G Sigi Koizar (15.2 points per game, 3.0 rebounds per game, 2.0 …
The University of Maine's Devin Shore (center) scrambles for the puck with American International's goalie Hunter Leiser (left) and Nick Campanale during the first period of the game in Orono.

UMaine men’s hockey hopes to snap losing streak, scoring drought against Vermont this weekend

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 27, 2014, at 5:55 p.m.
ORONO | For captain Devin Shore and the University of Maine men’s hockey team, breaking out of a scoring slump against the nation’s third-stingiest team (1.62 goals-against average) this weekend will be a tall task. But Shore and his teammates know they are bound to snap out of it …

UMaine men’s hockey looks to halt losing streak against Vermont

on Nov. 27, 2014, at 5 p.m.
Men’s College Hockey MAINE vs. No. 13 VERMONT Time, site: Friday, Saturday, 7 p.m., Alfond Arena, Orono Records: Maine 3-9-1 (2-5 Hockey East), Vermont 9-3-1 (7-3-1 HE) Series, last meeting: tied 21-21-4, Vermont 4-1 on 11/8/14 Key players: Maine — C Cam Brown (5 goals, 6 assists), RW Blaine Byron …
The University of Maine has been forced to alter the schedule for its Black Bear Thanksgiving Classic after Wright State was unable to obtain flights to Bangor. The event will now be held Friday through Sunday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Snowstorm forces Wright State to withdraw from UMaine women’s basketball tourney

By Pete Warner on Nov. 26, 2014, at 6:41 p.m.
BANGOR | The snowstorm that hit New England on Wednesday has resulted in the realignment of the University of Maine’s scheduled women’s basketball tournament. Wright State University of Dayton, Ohio, one of four teams scheduled to participate Friday and and Saturday in the Black Bear Thanksgiving Classic, will not …

‘It’s a big win for Maine’: UMaine men’s hockey team receives commitment from 15-year-old power forward

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 26, 2014, at 1:35 p.m.
The University of Maine men’s hockey program has received a verbal commitment from a 6-foot-4 ½, 225-pound winger who is considered the “prototypical power forward” by his coach. Fifteen-year-old Baron Thompson has 10 goals and 14 assists in 33 games for the Omaha AAA U-16 team in Nebraska. He will …
Maine hockey coach Red Gendron gives some instruction on the bench during an timeout in the first period of their game against Union at the Alfond Arena in Orono, Maine, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

UMaine hockey coach says struggling team is close to being successful

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 24, 2014, at 6:39 p.m.
University of Maine hockey coach Red Gendron has had time to calm down after saying he was “livid,” following his team’s 4-1 loss at Boston College on Saturday night, which extended the Black Bears’ losing streak to five games, all in Hockey East play. He indicated lineup changes will be …

Gritty Minnesota defenseman signs letter to play for UMaine hockey team

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 24, 2014, at 5:14 p.m.
The University of Maine men’s hockey program has received a National Letter of Intent from Keith Muehlbauer, a big, hard-nosed defenseman from Apple Valley, Minnesota. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound Muehlbauer had 10 goals and 18 assists in 25 games for Eastview High School last season. He is playing for Eastview again …
University of Maine's Dan Collins (center) looks to throw up field past Villanova during their football game at Alfond Stadium at the University of Maine in Orono on Saturday.

UMaine football team plagued by anemic offense, but gained experience, built depth in 2014

By Pete Warner on Nov. 23, 2014, at 10:40 p.m.
ORONO | From the outset, the University of Maine football team knew it was going to be challenged by its inexperience on offense. That dynamic emerged as the overriding shortcoming for the Black Bears, who closed out a 5-6 season (4-4 Colonial Athletic Association) in Saturday’s 20-12 loss to …

Sacred Heart, Maine women’s basketball summary

on Nov. 23, 2014, at 6:45 p.m.
Sacred Heart 59, Maine 58 Sacred Heart (3-0) 59 Hickey 2-5 0-1 5, Tarsi 0-0 2-2 2, Williams 4-9 0-0 8, Shepard 4-11 0-0 9, Kimmel 8-17 7-8 28, Carter 1-5 0-0 2, Haines 1-1 0-0 2, Ettienne 0-1 0-0 0, Castro 1-2 0-0 3; Totals: 21-51 9-11 59 Maine …

Valparaiso, Maine men’s basketball summary

on Nov. 23, 2014, at 4:12 p.m.
Valparaiso 93, Maine 70 Maine men (0-4) 70 Pirovic 3-6 2-2 10, Mackey 1-3 0-0 2, Calixte 4-8 1-1 10, Lawton 4-6 8 -8 16, Reid-Knight 0-2 0-2 0, Little 6-13 0-0 15, Valjarevic 0-6 0-0 0, Nissen 2-6 2-2 6, Ward 0-0 0-0 0, Melmed 1-1 0-2 2, Gloger …
Maine's Sigi Koizar (42) drives to the hoop in the final seconds against Sacred Heart at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine, Sunday Nov. 23, 2014.

Sacred Heart holds off UMaine women’s basketball team in final seconds

By Pete Warner on Nov. 23, 2014, at 4:01 p.m.
BANGOR | The University of Maine came up one play short on Sunday afternoon. Hannah Kimmel scored off a cut to the basket with 9.6 seconds left to give Sacred Heart the lead, then Sigi Koizar’s runner rolled across the rim as the horn sounded as the Pioneers escaped …

Valparaiso cruises past UMaine men’s basketball team, 93-70

By Pete Warner on Nov. 23, 2014, at 1:03 p.m.
Valparaiso University torched the University of Maine for 53 first-half points on Sunday morning, paving the way to a 93-70 men’s basketball victory in the second round of the Central Michigan Tournament at Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Alex Peters powered the Crusaders, pouring in a game-high 31 points and grabbing six …

Boston College, Maine hockey summary

on Nov. 23, 2014, at 12:52 a.m.
BC 4, Maine 1 Maine (3-9-1) 1-0-0 — 1 Boston College (7-5) 1-2-1 — 4 First period — 1. BC, Doherty 2 (Straight, Calnan), 9:35; 2. Maine, Byron 4 (Brown), 11:57 (sh). Second period — 3. BC, Straight 3 (Gilmour, Doherty), 1:38; 4. BC, Straight 4 (Gilmour, Gaudreau), 5:11. Third …
Dennis "Red" Gendron

Maine hockey coach Red Gendron ‘livid’ after team’s 4-1 loss to BC

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 23, 2014, at 12:40 a.m.
University of Maine men’s hockey coach Red Gendron wasn’t in a good mood following Saturday night’s 4-1 loss to Boston College at Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, which extended his Black Bears’ losing streak to five games. “I’m livid,” said Gendron. “It’s awful right now. We aren’t getting the …
Coach Sean McDonnell's University of New Hampshire football team looks to wrap up the Colonial Athletic Association championship during Saturday's game against the University of Maine at Alfond Stadium in Orono.

No. 1 New Hampshire survives scare, beats UMaine to secure CAA title

By Pete Warner on Nov. 22, 2014, at 3:32 p.m.
ORONO | Saturday’s finale against archrival New Hampshire was a microcosm of the season for the University of Maine football team. The Black Bears forced six turnovers and limited the top-ranked Wildcats to their lowest offensive output of the year on Saturday afternoon, but the offense struggled. Ultimately, New …

Boston University, Maine men’s hockey summary

on Nov. 21, 2014, at 11:11 p.m.
Boston University 3, Maine 2 (OT) Maine (3-8-1) 1-1-0-0 — 2 Boston University (7-1-1) 0-0-2-1 — 3 First period — 1. Maine, Hutton 2 (Brown, Pecararo), 7:33. Second period — 2. Maine, Leen (unassisted), :56 (sh). Third period — 3. BU, Oksanen 5 (Eichel, O’Regan), 4:50; 4. BU, Lane 2 …

Central Michigan, Maine men’s basketball summary

on Nov. 21, 2014, at 10:50 p.m.
Maine men (0-3) 48 Pirovic 5-11 0-5 11, Valjarevic 1-5 0-0 3, Mackey 2-4 1-2 5, Lawton 3-6 2-4 9, Reid-Knight 2-7 2-2 6, Calixte 2-6 0-0 4, Little 2-7 0-0 4, Ejiga 0-0 0-0 0, Ward 0-0 0-0 0, Melmed 0-3 0-0 0, Gloger 3-5 0-0 6. Totals: 20-54 …
 
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