Youth Sports

Little League coach Nat Clark pitches to his son Landon Clark, 9, during a practice in Bangor before the start of the Little League State All-Star Tournament in Ellsworth.

Parent coaches under more scrutiny in youth athletic leagues

By Larry Mahoney on July 20, 2015, at 12:44 p.m.
Bangor East Side Little League President Dale Duff said his father, Carl, taught him a valuable life lesson when he played baseball for him. “There was a play at the plate that went against us and we were all upset. We thought the umpire made a bad call. I said, …
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Bronco/Hermon captures District 3 Junior League baseball title

on July 19, 2015, at 9:29 p.m.
BANGOR | Strong pitching and errorless defense lifted Bronco/Hermon by Brewer/Orrington 15-2 for the District 3 Junior League championship in all-star baseball action Sunday at Mansfield Stadium. Bronco of Hampden Little League and Hermon advanced to the state tourney that begins Saturday at Mansfield Stadium. In Sunday’s final, Derek …
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Bangor, Old Town stars record wins in District 3 Senior League baseball tourney

on July 17, 2015, at 9:48 p.m.
BREWER | Bangor picked up its second win and Old Town won its opening game in Senior League District 3 all-star baseball tourney action Friday night at Heddericg Field. Old Town defeated Sebasticook Valley of the Newport area 12-2 and Bangor shut out Brewer/Orrington 4-0. Kaleb Gifford earned the …
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Sebasticook Valley shuts out Holbrook in Senior League baseball tourney

on July 16, 2015, at 9:25 p.m.
BREWER — Josh Perry struck out nine to help lead Sebasticook Valley of the Newport area by Holbrook of Holden/Dedham 11-0 in a District 3 Senior League all-star baseball game Thursday night at Heddericg Field. Cody Rice contributed a double and single for the winners and Josh Perry added two …

Brewer beats R.H. Foster in Zone 1 Legion game

on July 15, 2015, at 9:41 p.m.
BREWER — Logan Rogerson legged out a two-run triple, then scored when the throw to third base got away as Brewer escaped with an 8-7 Zone 1 American Legion baseball victory over R.H. Foster of Hampden at Heddericg Field on Wednesday night. Carter DeRedin got the rally started when he …
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Holbrook all-stars rally past Old Town in Junior League tourney

on July 14, 2015, at 9:48 p.m.
BANGOR | The Holbrook all-stars sent nine batters to the plate in the top of the third inning when they scored three runs to take the lead for good and eliminated Old Town 8-6 in a District 3 Junior League all-star baseball game Tuesday at Mansfield Stadium. Andrew Kiley …
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Unbeaten Bangor West stops Hermon for fourth win in District 3 Little League tourney

on July 13, 2015, at 9:47 p.m.
Isaac Bushway recorded a home run, two singles and four RBIs to power Bangor West by Hermon 11-6 in the winners bracket final of the District 3 Little League all-star baseball tourney for ages 11-12 Monday. Bangor West (4-0) advances to the first championship game in the …

Bangor opens Junior League tourney with victory

on July 12, 2015, at 10:26 p.m.
BANGOR — Noah Missbrenner tripled and doubled and knocked in a pair of runs and Nick Boudreau drove in four runs with a double and a single to lead Bangor past Holbrook 17-4 in a District 3 Junior League baseball all-star game at Mansfield Stadium on Sunday. Kevin Fish doubled …

Feeney, Archambault lead Trenton Legion baseball team by Hampden

on July 10, 2015, at 9:42 p.m.
Joe Archambault’s two-run single in the top of the eighth inning lifted the Trenton Acadians by the RH Foster Hampden Riverdogs 3-1 in American Legion Zone 1 baseball action Friday night. Conor Maguire was the lone repeat hitter for Trenton with two singles. Beckett Slayton added a …
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Bangor radio show to focus on youth sports

on July 10, 2015, at 5:40 p.m.
Youth sports will be the only topic when “Downtown with Rich Kimball” presents a unique radio forum from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday. Kimball is a full-time teacher at Brewer High School and a former varsity coach and athletic director. He’ll be joined during the show by a range of …

Ireland propels Coffee News to Legion baseball win over Steamboat

on July 08, 2015, at 9:44 p.m.
BANGOR | Jake Ireland recorded two singles and three RBIs to lead Coffee News’ 15-hit attack as the Comrades beat Steamboat of Waldo County 10-3 in senior American Legion baseball action Wednesday night at Mansfield Stadium. Sam Huston, Andrew Hillier, and Kyle Stevenson also produced two hits each as …

Bangor teams record victories in Little League tourney for ages 11-12

on July 07, 2015, at 9:47 p.m.
BANGOR — Bradley McLaughlin scattered five hits, struck out eight and didn’t walk a batter to lead Bangor West by Sebasticook 3-2 in a winners bracket clash in the District 3 Little League all-star baseball tourney for ages 11-12 Tuesday. Matt Trueworthy recorded a double for Bangor West (3-0) and …
Jarrod Williams, a Brewer Little League softball coach, discusses the incident that took place at a game against Bangor last Wednesday evening that ended in Williams being charged with disorderly conduct.

Brewer Little League softball coach remorseful after arrest

By Larry Mahoney on July 07, 2015, at 5:40 a.m.
BANGOR | Jarrod Williams said he is remorseful. The coach of the Brewer Little League 9- and 10-year-old all-star softball team said he regrets his actions that led to his ejection and subsequent arrest on a disorderly conduct charge during a District 3 tourney game in Bangor last week. …
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Calais all-stars edge Coastal in District 1 tourney

on July 03, 2015, at 9:04 p.m.
Kobe Saunders raced home with the winning run in the bottom of the sixth as Calais edged Coastal of Blue Hill 6-5 in District 1 LIttle League all-star baseball tourney action Thursday. Chris Gregory doubled and Ayden Arsenault tripled with each driving in a run to spark …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 2, 2015

on July 02, 2015, at 9:19 p.m.
BASEBALL WATERVILLE — The 14th annual Fantasy Baseball Trip to benefit the Alfond Youth Center in Waterville will be held July 29-Aug. 2. Games will be July 29, White Sox at Red Sox; July 30, Tigers at Orioles; July 31, Braves at Phillies; Aug. 1, Braves at Phillies, and Aug. …
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Brewer Little League softball coach arrested at game

By Larry Mahoney on July 02, 2015, at 1 p.m.
BANGOR | A Brewer Little League softball coach was arrested Wednesday evening and charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly threatening umpires, according to Bangor police. Jarrod Williams, 40, of Brewer apparently had been ejected from the District 3 Little League 9- and 10-year-old all-star softball game between Brewer and …

River City Athletics youth soccer club has exceptional inaugural season

By Larry Mahoney on July 01, 2015, at 6:11 a.m.
When the River City Athletics soccer club was formed in Bangor a year ago, Club President Dennis Mullins was hoping it could attract 200 players. It attracted 270 players, according to Mullins, and four of the club’s age group teams won Maine State Cup championships in their first appearance at …
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Bangor West, Lincoln record District 3 baseball victories

on June 30, 2015, at 9:35 p.m.
Drew Dorr gave up two hits while striking out 10 and walking three in an 18-0 Little League all-star baseball victory in four innings over Houlton in District 3 tourney action Tuesday. Bryce Lausier sparked Bangor West with three singles and two RBIs. Dorr helped his cause …

Machias records District 1 tourney victory

on June 28, 2015, at 8:53 p.m.
MACHIAS — Brian Dennison scattered five hits and struck out 10 to help Machias beat Coastal of Blue Hill 14-2 in Little League all-star baseball action in the District 1 ages 9-10 tourney Friday at Beal Field.. Kason Fergerson sparked Machias with a double and two singles. Ayden Wannamacher chipped …
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 …

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