Machias volleyball coach not deterred by ‘challenges’ of slim roster

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 29, 2015, at 3:44 p.m.
One of a coach’s toughest decisions often comes long before a team begins playing games. Kelly Woodward hasn’t had to deal with the issue of cutting players from the Machias Memorial High School volleyball team in recent years, but the veteran head coach has made the most …
The Orono girls cross-country team takes a cool-down lap after competing in the Eastern Maine championship in Belfast in this October 2014 file photo.

Orono, Scarborough cross-country coaches honored

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 15, 2015, at 1:22 p.m.
Orono’s Lin White and Scarborough’s Jim Harmon have been named the inaugural Maine high school cross-country coaches of the year as selected by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. One boys coach and one girls coach from each of the 50 states were honored for their …
Sarah Shelton

Ellsworth senior named Gatorade Maine Volleyball Player of the Year

on Dec. 12, 2014, at 4:15 p.m.
Ellsworth High School senior Sarah Shelton has been named the 2014-15 Gatorade Maine Volleyball Player of the Year. She is the first Ellsworth player to earn the honor, which recognizes not only athletic excellence but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character, according to a news release from …
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State volleyball champs Cape Elizabeth, Yarmouth lead All-State selections

on Dec. 04, 2014, at 10:42 a.m.
Class A state volleyball champion Cape Elizabeth has placed four players on the All-State high school volleyball team, while two players from Class B titlist Yarmouth have been selected. The teams are voted on by the state’s high school volleyball coaches. Cape Elizabeth’s Lydia Brenneman was named to the Class …

Husson, Bowdoin, UNE teams heading to NCAA tournaments

on Nov. 10, 2014, at 5:31 p.m.
The Husson University field hockey and men’s soccer teams are among seven teams from Maine colleges heading to NCAA tournaments. Bowdoin College’s men’s and women’s soccer teams, field hockey team and its volleyball team also are heading to NCAA playoffs along with the University of New England’s field hockey team. …

Yarmouth, Cape Elizabeth win state volleyball crowns

on Nov. 02, 2014, at 4:38 p.m.
Yarmouth and Cape Elizabeth came away victorious during Saturday’s state championship volleyball matches at two sites. Yarmouth claimed the Class B championship with a three-set victory over Machias at Ellsworth High School, while Cape Elizabeth annexed the Class A crown with a five-set win against Falmouth at Biddeford High School. …

Local sports results for Oct. 31, 2014

on Oct. 31, 2014, at 10:05 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Cross country State Championships at Belfast: Class C, 11 a.m.; Class A, 12:30 p.m.; Class B, 2 p.m. COLLEGE Men’s basketball Maine at Southern Maine (exhib.), 7:30 p.m. Women’s basketball McGill at Maine (exhib.), 4 p.m. Cross country Colby at NESCAC Championships (Middlebury, Vt.), 11 a.m.Story …

Local sports results for October 10, 2014

on Oct. 10, 2014, at 9:46 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Field Hockey Belfast at Camden Hills, 1 p.m. Mattanawcook at Central, 3 p.m. Stearns at Piscataquis, 11 a.m. Girls Soccer DIS at Penobscot Valley, 11 a.m.Story continues below advertisement. Houlton at Calais, 12 p.m. Oceanside at Camden Hills, 4 p.m. Old Town at Hermon, 1 p.m. …

Local sports results for October 3, 2014

on Oct. 04, 2014, at 5:40 a.m.
Results HIGH SCHOOL FRIDAY’S RESULTS FOOTBALL Bonny Eagle 54, Noble 20 Brewer 14, Gardiner 8 Brunswick 35, Mt. Blue 7 Bucksport 20, John Bapst 7Story continues below advertisement. Cheverus 41, Edward Little 7 Cony 28, Skowhegan 7 Deering 29, Lewiston 12 Falmouth 27, Westbrook 8 Foxcroft Acad. 66, Hermon 13 …

Local sports results for September 28, 2014

on Sept. 28, 2014, at 9:37 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Girls Soccer Brewer at Bangor, 6 p.m. Bucksport at Washington Ad., 4 p.m. Dexter at Central, 4 p.m. George Stevens at Sumner, 4 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Hermon at John Bapst, 4 p.m. Highview Chr. at Bangor Christian, 4 p.m. MDI at Ellsworth, 6 p.m. Old …

Local sports results for Sept. 18, 2014

on Sept. 18, 2014, at 9:45 p.m.
Results HIGH SCHOOL THURSDAY’S RESULTS BOYS SOCCER Narraguagus 3, Calais 2 Penquis Valley 1, Dexter 1 Searsport 12, DIS 1 Shead 3, Machias 2Story continues below advertisement. So. Aroostook 7, Katahdin 1 FIELD HOCKEY Belfast 3, Mount View 2 Dexter 5, Stearns 1 Foxcroft 10, Hermon 0 John Bapst 1, …

Local sports results for September 12, 2014

on Sept. 12, 2014, at 10:03 p.m.
Results HIGH SCHOOL FRIDAY’S RESULTS FOOTBALL Bangor 46, Scarborough 13 Belfast 36, MDI 14 Biddeford 14, Massabesic 12 Brewer 46, Cony 40 (OT)Story continues below advertisement. Brunswick 41, Gardiner 6 Bucksport 42, Medomak 6 (exhib.) Cape Elizabeth 32, Poland 29 Falmouth 55, Morse 14 Foxcroft 46, Camden Hills 16 Hampden …
Unity's Stephany Dumond serves the ball during a women's volleyball set at Unity College on Saturday. Unity defeated UMaine-Presque Isle 3-0 in the match. For more photos from this match, please visit MaineSportsReport.com

Volleyball season underway for colleges, high schools

on Sept. 09, 2014, at 11:27 p.m.
A new volleyball season is underway at the state’s colleges and high schools. Several colleges held matches or invitational tourneys over the weekend while most high school teams began matches on Friday.

Sports briefs for July 31, 2014

By Staff and Wire Service Reports on July 31, 2014, at 5:36 p.m.
USM names new volleyball coach GORHAM | Diane (Marzelli) Newell has been named the head coach for the University of Southern Maine women’s volleyball program. Newell replaces Tom Gardner who departed USM after three seasons for the head coaching position at California Institute of Technology. Newell spent the past …

Richards twins to join Husson women’s basketball program

on July 09, 2014, at 8:06 p.m.
BANGOR | Twin sisters Kelsie and Kylie Richards of Corinna and Nokomis Regional High School are among the three latest recruits to join the Husson University women’s basketball program. The two guards will be joined on coach Kissy Walker’s club next season by Samantha Bruce of Madison and Central …

Falmouth’s Meserve named state volleyball player of the year

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 22, 2013, at 3:57 p.m.
Katrina Meserve, a senior outside hitter who helped Falmouth High School win its first Class A state volleyball championship this season, has been named the Maine Volleyball Coaches Association player of the year. Meserve was joined on the MVCA Class A first team by Falmouth senior outside hitter Riley Burfeind, …

Local sports results for Nov. 8, 2013

on Nov. 09, 2013, at 9:18 a.m.
Tourney scoreboard FOOTBALL EASTERN MAINE Semifinals Friday, Nov. 8 Class A No. 2 Portland 55, No. 3 Windham 7 Class B No. 1 Brunswick 42, No. 5 Skowhegan 28 No. 2 Cony 41, No. 3 Messalonskee 15 Class D No. 1 Bucksport 17, No. 4 Orono 14Story continues below advertisement. …

Local sports results for November 7, 2013

on Nov. 08, 2013, at 8:19 a.m.
Tourney scoreboard FOOTBALL EASTERN MAINE Semifinals Friday, Nov. 8 Class A No. 3 Windham (5-4) at No. 2 Portland (7-1), 7 p.m. Class B No. 5 Skowhegan (5-4) at No. 1 Brunswick (6-2), 7 p.m. No. 3 Messalonskee (6-3), at No. 2 Cony (6-2), 7 p.m. Class D No. 4 …

Volleyball showcase at Maine Maritime Academy to feature state’s top players

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 06, 2013, at 12:08 p.m.
The Maine Volleyball Coaches’ Association will host its annual high school Senior Showcase at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine on Saturday. The matches will feature the state’s top high school volleyball players and seeks to involve players from as many schools as possible, with 10 schools represented in the Class …

Local sports results for November 5, 2013

on Nov. 04, 2013, at 9:23 p.m.
Today’s games COLLEGE Men’s Basketball CMCC at Unity, 8 p.m. Women’s Basketball CMCC at Unity, 6 p.m. Women’s Soccer NAC Semifinals Husson at Colby-Sawyer, 2 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. UM-Farmington at Castleton State, 3 p.m. Results COLLEGE MONDAY’S RESULTS UM-Augusta 72, EMCC 66 SUNDAY’S RESULTS Women’s Ice Hockey Maine 4, …