Stories about Foxcroft Academy


Belfast knocks off Foxcroft, advances to Class C football semifinal

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 01, 2013, at 9:59 p.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The Belfast Lions have done it again. It may lack the shock value of last year’s last-second first-round playoff upset of second-ranked Leavitt of Turner Center, but fifth-ranked Belfast was back at its seed-busting best Friday night with a 26-13 victory over fourth-seeded and defending state champion …

Belfast Football 26 at Foxcroft Acad. 13

By Terry Kenniston on Nov. 01, 2013, at 7 p.m.

Foxcroft Football 8 at Nokomis 6

on Oct. 26, 2013, at 1 p.m.
At Newport, Hunter Smith scored on a 57-yard run as time expired as Foxcroft Academy rallied to defeat Nokomis. The win ended a three-game losing streak for the 5-3 Ponies, who will be seeded fourth for next weekend’s Eastern Maine C playoffs and will host No. 5 Belfast, also 5-3. …

Foxcroft Football 20 at Winslow 31

on Oct. 19, 2013, at 1 p.m.
At Winslow, Zach Guptill rushed for 86 yards and two touchdowns as the undefeated Black Raiders pulled away in the fourth quarter. This was a rematch of the 2012 Class C state championship game won by Foxcroft 22-20. A 6-yard TD run by quarterback Hunter Law pulled Foxcroft within 21-20 …

Mount Desert Island Football 21 at Foxcroft 14

By Tim on Oct. 11, 2013, at 8 p.m.
At Dover-Foxcroft, Teagan Candage scored with six seconds remaining in the game to break a 14-14 tie and give the Trojans the victory. Candage finished with 79 yards on 18 carries for 4-2 MDI while Tanner Bickford chipped in with a TD and 37 yards on 10 carries. Quarterback Jon …

Waterville Football 20 at Foxcroft 19

By Tim on Oct. 04, 2013, at 7 p.m.
At Dover-Foxcroft, quarterback Brian Bellows went 5 for 7  and 75 yards and threw two touchdowns passes as the Waterville Pathers nipped Foxcroft for their fifth straight victory. David Bailey had six carries for 27 yards and a touchdown for Waterville (5-0). Daniel Pooler ran for 91 yards on 16 …

Foxcroft Football 50 at Camden Hills 0

By Steve Wadsworth on Sept. 30, 2013, at 10 a.m.
At Rockport on Saturday, junior halfback Peter Boyer rushed for 115 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries as Foxcroft Academy remained undefeated. Boyer also rushed for three two-point conversions as the 4-0 Ponies built a 44-0 halftime lead. Hunter Law completed 6 of 8 passes for 122 yards and …

Belfast Area Football 27 at Foxcroft 28

By Terry Kenniston on Sept. 20, 2013, at 7 p.m.

Old Town Football 0 at Foxcroft 48

By Tim Smith on Sept. 13, 2013, at 7 p.m.
At Dover-Foxcroft, Corey Bjornson and Peter Boyer each scored two touchdowns as the Ponies defeated Old Town for their second win of the season. Hunter Law connected with Hunter Smith for three catches totaling 92 yards and a touchdown. Bjornson had eight carries for 197 yards and Peter Boyer had 17 …

Foxcroft Football 50 at Hermon 13

By Ken Frederick on Sept. 06, 2013, at 7 p.m.
HERMON, Maine — Junior halfback Peter Boyer and senior fullback Corey Bjornson combined for 366 rushing yards and seven touchdowns as defending Class C football state champion Foxcroft Academy opened its season with 50-13 victory over Hermon at Pottle Field on Friday night. Boyer rushed for 213 yards and four …
Winslow High School captain Joseph Hopkins (2) carries the ball during a play in the Class C Football State Championship game Saturday in Portland.

Foxcroft tops Winslow for Class C state crown

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 17, 2012, at 5:28 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Louis LaFache knows nothing can be taken for granted during a football game, even on the most mundane of plays. And such attention to detail is a big reason the Foxcroft Academy senior tackle and his teammates left Fitzpatrick Stadium on Saturday afternoon with a gold ball. …

John Bapst Football 7 at Foxcroft Academy 33

By Pete Warner on Nov. 10, 2012, at 1 p.m.
Don Boyer (26) of Foxcroft Academy dives across the goal line for a touchdown while being pursued by Andrew Catlin of John Bapst during a game won by Bapst last season at Dover-Foxcroft. The two teams battle again at 1 p.m. Saturday in Dover-Foxcroft for the Eastern Maine Class C title.

John Bapst offense hopes to test stingy Foxcroft defense in EM Class C final Saturday

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 09, 2012, at 5:37 p.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The Foxcroft Academy football team has been defined in many quarters this fall by an explosive offense that has produced nearly 50 points per game. But just as important during the Ponies’ rise to the No. 1 seed in the LTC Class C ranks has been a …
John Bapst quarterback Austin Spencer (2) skirts the grasp of a Washington Academy tackler during a game in Bangor in September. Spencer will direct the Crusaders when they play Foxcroft Academy for the Eastern Maine Class C title at 1 p.m. Saturday at Dover-Foxcroft.

Emerging quarterbacks lead Foxcroft, John Bapst to EM Class C final Saturday

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 08, 2012, at 11:45 a.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Foxcroft Academy and John Bapst of Bangor are two of the state’s more successful Class C football programs of the last decade. Foxcroft won six Eastern Maine titles and two state crowns during an eight-year period from 2002 to 2009, while John Bapst played in four consecutive …

Bucksport Football 0 at Foxcroft Academy 45

By Pete Warner on Nov. 02, 2012, at 7 p.m.
Bucksport's Josh Gray (32) tries to break free of a tackle from Foxcroft's Ryan Rebar (5) during second-quarter action at Bucksport, Friday Oct. 12 2012.

Familiar football foes match up in LTC semifinals; Belfast visits Waterville in ‘B’ clash

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 01, 2012, at 3:15 p.m.
While the Pine Tree Conference Class B ranks featured its share of quarterfinal shockers last weekend, it’s the status quo in the LTC Class C, where both scheduled semifinals this weekend are rematches from 2011. And in Eastern Maine Class A, undefeated Lawrence of Fairfield leads three returning teams as …

Mattanawcook Academy Football 6 at Foxcroft Academy 65

By Pete Warner on Oct. 27, 2012, at 12:31 p.m.
At Dover-Foxcroft on Friday, Don Boyer rushed for 73 yards and two touchdowns and Ryan Rebar caught a touchdown pass and returned a punt 51 yards for another score as the Ponies won their LTC Class C quarterfinal. Alex Stevens, Kaleb Smith, Wesley Stinson and Peter Boyer also scored a …

Mattanawcook Football 14 at Foxcroft 49

By Tim on Oct. 19, 2012, at 7 p.m.
At Dover-Foxcroft, quarterback Hunter Law of Foxcroft Academy competed 9 of 11 passes for 177 yards and two touchdowns to help propel the Ponies by the Lynx of Lincoln.  

Foxcroft Football 0 at Bucksport 13

By Steve Hathaway on Oct. 12, 2012, at 7 p.m.
BUCKSPORT, Maine — The Foxcroft Academy football team had accumulated some astounding statistics through the first six weeks of the 2012 season — outscoring its opposition by a collective 322-8. The Bucksport Golden Bucks weren’t impressed. The defending LTC champions turned Foxcroft mistakes into two early touchdowns Friday night, then …

Foxcroft Football 40 at John Bapst 0

By Heidi Weymouth on Oct. 06, 2012, at 7 p.m.
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