Stories about John Bapst Memorial High School


Mount Desert Island Football 35 at John Bapst 12

BDN Sports on Sept. 30, 2016, at 10:05 p.m.

John Bapst Football 8 at Belfast 34

By Chris Bartlett on Sept. 23, 2016, at 10:16 p.m.
At Belfast, Tyler Macleod rushed for 214 yards and 3 touchdowns as the host Lions defeated John Bapst of Bangor. Stan Sturgis added 75 yards and a touchdown on 2 carries for 1-3 Belfast and Jack Hansen had 64 yards on 2 carries with a touchdown. Stephen Fitzpatrick had 67 …

John Bapst Football 12 at Oceanside 40

By Doug Curtis, Jr. on Sept. 16, 2016, at 11:31 p.m.
At Rockland, Oceanside erupted for 20 points in the third period behind Nate Raye’s three touchdowns as the Mariners cruised past John Bapst. Raye finished the game with 138 yards rushing on 13 carries and two TDs, including a 55-yard TD pass from QB Brandon Debrosky. Debrosky passed for 96 …

Old Town Football 39 at John Bapst 6

By Travis Weston on Oct. 09, 2015, at 7 p.m.

John Bapst Football 12 at Mount Desert Island 51

By Mark Shields on Oct. 02, 2015, at 10:19 p.m.
At Bar Harbor, Tanner Bickford rushed for 260 yards and five touchdowns on just eight carries to lead Mount Desert Island to its win over John Bapst of Bangor. Bickford scored on runs of 52, 90, 32, 59 and nine yards for the Trojans, who built a 36-0 halftime lead. …

Oceanside Football 48 at John Bapst 28

By Clint Dean on Sept. 18, 2015, at 11:50 a.m.

John Bapst Football 0 at Winslow 63

By Dan O'Connell on Sept. 12, 2015, at 12:10 p.m.

John Bapst Football at Hermon (Awaiting score)

By Travis Weston on Sept. 04, 2015, at 7 p.m.

John Bapst rallies past Orono to secure LTC football playoff berth

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 30, 2014, at 10:53 p.m.
Occasionally the best game plan is a strategy not shared. Not often, perhaps, but once in a while — such as when junior quarterback Spencer Baron ran a naked bootleg play 9 yards for a touchdown with 2:26 remaining at Alfond Stadium on Thursday night to lift …

Orono Football 22 at John Bapst 28

on Oct. 30, 2014, at 7 p.m.

John Bapst Football 43 at Mount View 36

on Oct. 25, 2014, at 1 p.m.
At Thorndike, Jackson Leonard scored on a dramatic 15-yard touchdown run with five seconds left to break a tie and lead John Bapst by Mount View. Leonard rushed for five touchdowns and a two-point conversion to lead the Crusaders attack. He finished with a game-high 285 yards. Garrett Pattershall added a 68-yard fumble …

Ellsworth Football 12 at John Bapst 45

on Oct. 18, 2014, at 11:07 p.m.

John Bapst Football 31 at Houlton 20

By Tom Hanscom on Oct. 10, 2014, at 10:10 p.m.
  John Bapst (3-2)  10 6 8 7 — 31 Houlton (1-4)  0 6 0 14 — 20 Story continues below advertisement.
Matty O'Connell, the son of John Bapst High School football head coach Dan O'Connell, plays catch with a friend prior to Friday night's LTC game against Bucksport at Husson University in Bangor.

‘It’s been a very tough week’: Bucks overcome adversity, grind out football victory over John Bapst

By Pete Warner on Oct. 03, 2014, at 9:48 p.m.
BANGOR | It was a gut-wrenching week in Bucksport, where it was announced that in December Verso Paper will shut down the mill that has helped define the town. The Bucksport High School football team used the adversity as motivation and demonstrated a discernible resolve on the football field …

Bucksport Football 20 at John Bapst 7

By Tom Hanscom on Oct. 03, 2014, at 9:37 p.m.
BHS – Jack Cyr 5 run (Carter Deredin kick) BHS – Hayden Craig 100 INT return (kick missed) BHS – Asher Bowden 1 run (Deredin kick) JB – Jackson Leonard 1 run (Harrison Dieuveuil kick)Story continues below advertisement. Bucksport  0 13 7 0 — 20 John Bapst 0 0  0  …
John Bapst's Spencer Baron (right) is tackled by Maine Central Institute Mitchell Hallee during their football game at Husson University in Bangor Friday. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Undefeated MCI Huskies roll to fourth win, 49-14 over John Bapst

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 26, 2014, at 10:52 p.m.
BANGOR | The Maine Central Institute Huskies spotted the John Bapst Crusaders the game’s first score. But then the Huskies took over and rolled to an impressive 49-14 triumph Friday night at the Winkin Complex on the Husson University campus in Bangor. MCI senior running back Jonathan Santiago ran …

MCI Football 49 at John Bapst 14

on Sept. 26, 2014, at 10:05 p.m.

John Bapst Football 27 at Washington Academy 14

By Tom Hanscom on Sept. 19, 2014, at 10:38 p.m.
At East Machias, Jackson Leonard rushed for 207 yards and three touchdowns, including a 72-yard scoring jaunt, to propel John Bapst of Bangor to victory over Washington Academy. Quarterback Spencer Baron ran for 78 yards and a two-point conversion for the Crusaders (2-0). Ellis Smith led the Raiders (0-3) with …

Mattanawcook Football 6 at John Bapst 20

By Tom Hanscom on Sept. 13, 2014, at 9:48 a.m.
At Husson University in Bangor Friday  night, Jackson Leonard led John Bapst offensively and defensively in its 20-6 win over Mattanawcook Academy. Leonard had 93 yards from scrimmage, a TD reception, and 4 interceptions on defense. Spencer Baron threw for 65 yards and 2 TDs to Leonard and Harrison Dieuveuil for John …
Dan O'Connell

Coaching brothers at John Bapst and Nokomis to honor mother with ‘Mrs. O’ Bowl

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 27, 2014, at 1:27 p.m.
BANGOR | When the John Bapst Crusaders host Nokomis of Newport in an exhibition football game at Husson University on Saturday night, it will mark the final test run for the teams before they begin their regular seasons. And while the 7 p.m. encounter also will be a matchup …

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