Stories about John Bapst Memorial High School


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
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) Bucksport  0 13 7 0 — 20 John Bapst 0 0  0  7 — 7 …
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 …

John Bapst Football 16 at Orono 48

on Oct. 24, 2013, at 7 p.m.

John Bapst Football 0 at Bucksport 55

By Peter on Oct. 12, 2013, at 12:30 p.m.
At Bucksport on Friday night,  Josh Gray scored four touchdowns, including three receptions, and four other Bucks scored rushing touchdowns as the 6-0 Bucks triumphed. John Bapst of Bangor is 1-5. Matt Stewart was six-for-seven for 92 yards and threw TD passes of 40, 26 and four yards to Gray. …

Maine Central Institute Football 41 at John Bapst 7

By Tom Hanscom on Oct. 05, 2013, at 2 p.m.
MCI 7 14 6 14 — 41 JB     7 0 0 0 — 7 At Bangor, Jonathan Santiago rolled up 255 rushing yards and scored four touchdowns to propel the Huskies of Pittsfield to victory. Santiago scored on two 80-yard runs, one from a yard out and returned …

John Bapst Football 14 at Mattanawcook 30

By Ryan ward on Sept. 28, 2013, at 7 p.m.
At Lincoln Friday night, Mattanawcook Academy improved to 4-0 behind 278 yards rushing and 119 yards passing while holding John Bapst to 121 total yards. John Bapst falls to 1-3 on the season. MA got on the board on its second possession when Scott Jipson punched it in from 5 …

Mount View Football 42 at John Bapst 27

on Sept. 20, 2013, at 11 p.m.

John Bapst Football 7 at Dexter 21

on Sept. 14, 2013, at 1 p.m.

Ellsworth Football 13 at John Bapst 40

By Tom Hanscom on Sept. 06, 2013, at 7 p.m.
At Husson University’s Winkin Complex in Bangor, Spencer Barron recorded 114 passing yards and 77 rushing yards while also recording one TD through the air and one on the ground to propel the Crusaders to the season-opening win. Jackson Leonard chipped in with 102 rushing yards for the winners and …

John Bapst Football 7 at Foxcroft Academy 33

By Pete Warner on Nov. 10, 2012, at 1 p.m.
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