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Hampden basketball star Zach Gilpin to attend Bridgton Academy

By Ernie Clark on June 12, 2014, at 9:20 p.m.
Bridgton Academy bills itself as “The Year that Makes the Difference,” and Hampden Academy basketball star Zach Gilpin hopes that’s the case. Gilpin, named the state’s 2013-14 Gatorade Player of the Year after leading the Broncos to their third consecutive Eastern Maine Class A championship last winter, …
 Portland High School senior Matt Talbot cuts down the net at the Cumberland County Civic Center Saturday night after his Portland High School Bulldogs defeated the Broncos of Hampden Academy for the state Class A basketball championship.

Portland’s defensive pressure subdues Hampden in Class A boys basketball state final

By Ernie Clark on March 01, 2014, at 9:43 p.m.
Hampden Academy boys basketball coach Russ Bartlett suggested in the days leading up to the Class A state championship game that the Portland Bulldogs were the best opponent his team has faced in the last two years. He wasn’t lying. Portland scored 17 unanswered points to close …

Hampden Academy Boys Basketball 82 at Oxford Hills 54

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 21, 2014, at 8:45 p.m.
Hampden's Nick Gilpin (4) goes to the basket past Edward Little's Llewellyn Jensen (4) during Class A semifinal action at the Augusta Civic Center on Wednesday night.

Brothers guide Hampden back to East Class A basketball final

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 19, 2014, at 10:56 p.m.
AUGUSTA | It’s back to the Eastern Maine finals for the defending state champions. Zach Gilpin scored 21 points and younger brother Nick Gilpin added 16 as the top-ranked Hampden Academy Broncos topped No. 5 Edward Little of Auburn 67-49 in their regional basketball semifinal at the Augusta Civic …

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By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 19, 2014, at 9 p.m.
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Three sets of teammates among semifinalists for Mr., Miss Maine Basketball honors

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 19, 2014, at 5:42 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Integrating talented individuals into a cohesive team is one of the keys to success in any sport. Perhaps that’s one big reason the three teams with two semifinalists for the Mr. or Miss Maine Basketball awards — the Hampden Academy and Portland boys squads and the Catherine …

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By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 17, 2014, at 1 p.m.

Hampden Boys Basketball 74 at Skowhegan Area 30

By Russ Bartlett on Feb. 06, 2014, at 7 p.m.
At Skowhegan, Zach gilpin scored 31 points to lead Hampden to the win over the Indians for its 4oth straight win. Matt Martin added 12 points and grabbed 9 rebounds and Nick Gilpin had 11 assists for the Broncos. Eli Holland and Isaac Witham each scored 8 points for Skowhegan. …
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Hampden boys basketball team keeps winning streaks alive

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 05, 2014, at 2:59 p.m.
The streaks just keep growing for the unbeaten Hampden Academy boys basketball team. The Broncos’ 71-30 Senior Night victory over Mt. Blue of Farmington on Tuesday was the team’s 39th in a row overall since they fell to Deering of Portland 59-50 in the 2012 Class A state championship game. …

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By russ Bartlett on Feb. 04, 2014, at 6:30 p.m.
At Hampden, Zach Gilpin scored 29 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to power the Broncos past the Mt. Blue Cougars. Gilpin scored his 1000th career point in the game. Brendan McIntyre added 10 points for Hampden. Cam Abbott scored 8 points for the Cougars and Kindle Bonsall had 7 points. Hampden …

Oxford Hills Boys Basketball 58 at Hampden 66

on Feb. 01, 2014, at 3 p.m.
Hampden Academy's Nick Gilpin (left) drives past Messalonskee High School's Jordon Holmes during a boys basketball game in Hampden on Tuesday evening.

Hampden boys basketball team handles Messalonskee, extending win streak to 37

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 28, 2014, at 10:22 p.m.
Very little has deterred the undefeated Hampden Academy boys basketball team so far this winter, so could a weeklong layoff and a high-quality opponent possibly curtail the undefeated Broncos’ momentum? The answer was an unqualified no, as coach Russ Bartlett’s defending state champions extended their two-year winning …

Messalonskee Boys Basketball 48 at Hampden 78

on Jan. 28, 2014, at 7 p.m.

Hampden Boys Basketball 67 at Edward Little 54

By Russ Bartlett on Jan. 20, 2014, at 10 p.m.
At Auburn, Nick Gilpin scored 20 points to pace the Broncos to victory over Edward Little. Zach Gilpin had 18 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists and Isaiah Bess 17 added points and grabbed 7 rebounds. Kaleb Main led Edward Little with 16 points.

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By russ Bartlett on Jan. 17, 2014, at 7 p.m.
At Hamden, the Broncos rolled behind Zach Gilpin’s 24 points and 13 rebounds.; Isaiah Bess added 23 points and 15 rebounds while Cam Scott had 12 points, seven rebounds, fives assists and five steals. Mason Griffin paced the Eagles with 16 points and Shyheim Ulrickson added 10. HA 11 34 …

Hampden Boys Basketball 70 at Cony 47

By russ Bartlett on Jan. 14, 2014, at 7 p.m.
At Augusta, Brendan McIntyre scored 17 points to lead Hampden Academy past the Cony Rams. Zach Gilpin netted 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Broncos and Nick Gilpin added 10 points, 10 assists and 8 rebounds. Isaiah Bess chipped in 10 points. Cony’s Liam Stokes, Kevin Kingsbury and Alex …

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By Russ Bartlett on Jan. 13, 2014, at 7 p.m.
At Lewiston, the Broncos battled to an eight-point lead at halftime en route to the victory over the Blue Devils. Brendan McIntyre paced the winners with 20 points and six rebounds while Zach Gilpin added 12 points. Isaiah Harrison scored 12 points to lead Lewiston. Hampden 18 26 42 51 …

Brewer Boys Basketball 33 at Hampden 67

on Jan. 09, 2014, at 7 p.m.
At Hampden, the Broncos took a 10-point lead at the end of the first quarter and then rolled to the win over the Witches. Isaiah Bess paced Hampden with 23 points and Brendan McIntyre added 13. Zach Gilpin chipped in with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Jared St. Thomas and …

Bangor Boys Basketball 48 at Hampden 74

on Jan. 07, 2014, at 7 p.m.

Edward Little Boys Basketball 49 at Hampden 67

By russ Bartlett on Jan. 04, 2014, at 6:30 p.m.
At Hampden, Zach Gilpin scored a game-high 31 points and grabbed 6 rebounds to carry the Broncos past Edward Little. Isaiah Bess added 18 points and Cam Scott contributed 4 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists for Hampden. Elijah Roe’s 17 points led the way for Edward Little. Andrew Middleton added 14 …
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