Stories about Orono 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.

Orono Football 18 at MCI 46

By Tom Bertrand on Oct. 18, 2014, at 8:48 p.m.
At Pittsfield on Friday night, Alex Bertrand, Eli Bussell, and Willie Moss all rushed for over 100 yards en route to the Huskies improving to 7-0. Bertrand had three rushing touchdowns, Bussell had two, and Greg Vigue rushed for one and passed for one to Austin Tolman. For the Red …

Orono Football 14 at Bucksport 27

By peter on Oct. 10, 2014, at 10:16 p.m.
At Bucksport Friday night, Matthew Stewart passed for 2-yard touchdown and ran for another as Bucksport defeated Orono. Jack Cyr rushed 28 times for 190 yards and also had a 75-yard kickoff return for a TD to open the game for the Golden Bucks. Hayden Craig caught both TD passes. For Orono, Matt …

Stearns Football 20 at Orono 26

By Bob Sinclair on Oct. 03, 2014, at 10:35 p.m.
At Orono, the Red Riots built a 20-7 halftime lead and hung on to beat a determined Stearns team to win their homecoming game. Orono (4-1) opened the scoring with a 2-yard touchdown toss to Connor McCluskey. The rush failed. Keenan Collett scored the next Red Riots touchdown on a …

Orono Football 37 at Dexter 22

on Sept. 29, 2014, at 1 p.m.
At Dexter on Saturday, the Red Riots surged to early 14-0 lead on Keenan Collett’s 2-yard touchdown run with 6:46 left in the first quarter and Jackson Coutt’s 1-yard TD 1:18 into the second quarter and held on to beat the Tigers. Dexter responded with 1:31 left in the half …

Orono Football 8 at Mattanawcook 38

By Ryan ward on Sept. 20, 2014, at 11:26 p.m.
At Lincoln Friday night, the Lynx were led by a strong ground attack in the win over the Red Riots. Scott Jipson led all rushers with 124 yards. Holden Kimball chipped in with a 100-yard, three-TD performance. Gunner Maxwell also had a 41-yard TD run. Orono had 154 yards on …

Mount View Football 44 at Orono 58

By Bob Sinclair on Sept. 15, 2014, at 4:41 p.m.
At Orono on Friday night, Jackson Coutts rushed for two touchdowns and threw for another as Orono defeated Mount View of Thorndike. Matt Fowler rushed 20 times for 154 yards scored a touchdown and rushed for three two-point conversions to aid the Red Riot offense. Coutts connected with Keenan Collett …

Houlton Football 12 at Orono 28

on Sept. 05, 2014, at 7 p.m.

Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference to consider adding another school to league

By Ernie Clark on Dec. 18, 2013, at 3:19 p.m.
Schools such as Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield, Medomak Valley of Waldoboro and Nokomis of Newport could have a new opponent in many sports next fall. The RSU 73 board of directors has approved the proposed move of Spruce Mountain High School from the Mountain Valley Conference to the Kennebec …

Orono Football 14 at Bucksport 17

By Michelle Pelletier on Nov. 08, 2013, at 7 p.m.

Dexter Football 19 at Orono 36

By Bob Sinclair on Nov. 01, 2013, at 10:30 p.m.
At Orono, the No. 4 Red Riots used a punishing ground attack to be beat No. 5 Dexter in an LTC quarterfinal. The Riots piled up 470 yards rushing with Cameron Mowrer carrying 16 times for 212 yards and a touchdown and PAT. He also picked off a Trevor Fogarty …

John Bapst Football 16 at Orono 48

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

Orono Football 48 at Mount View 26

By Haggie Pratt on Oct. 21, 2013, at 1 p.m.
At Thorndike on Saturday, the Red Riots surged to a 28-point halftime advantage on the way to their fourth win of the season. Damie Heeger scored two touchdowns for Orono, while Collin Clement provided a scoring run and a conversion rush. Cam Mowrer returned an interception for a touchdown and …

Orono Football 30 at Dexter 8

By Bob Sinclair on Oct. 15, 2013, at 1 p.m.
At Dexter on Saturday, Orono amassed 515 total yards in the win as senior running back Cameron Mowrer led the split T attack with 225 yards on 23 carries, a touchdown and a two-point PAT rush. His twin brother Christian chipped in 162 yards on 16 carries with a touchdown. Christian …

Bucksport Football 24 at Orono 20

By Bob Sinclair on Oct. 05, 2013, at 7 p.m.
After trailing the entire game, the Golden Bucks drove 94 yards in the last 2 minutes, 15 seconds to beat Orono on Saturday night. The Riots jumped out to a 6-0 lead at 3:11 of the first quarter on 3-yard plunge by Cameron Mowrer. Orono extended the lead to 14 …

Orono Football 70 at Ellsworth 27

on Sept. 27, 2013, at 7 p.m.

Mattanawcook Football 38 at Orono 6

on Sept. 20, 2013, at 7 p.m.
At Orono, A.J. MacEachern ran for three touchdowns and Trysten Pelkey ran for two more as the Lynx from Lincoln improved to 3-0. Cam. Mowrer scored on a four-yard touchdown run for 1-2 Orono.  

Orono Football 53 at Washington Academy 19

By Barry Terrill on Sept. 13, 2013, at 7 p.m.
At East Machias, Cameron Mowrer rushed for 154 yards on 19 carries and three touchdowns as the Red Riots defeated Washington Academy for their first win. Christian Mowrer added 119 yards on 16 carries. Fred McLean had five catches for 138 yards and a touchdown for Washington Academy (0-2). Austin …

Maine Central Institute Football 41 at Orono 6

By Bob Sinclair on Sept. 06, 2013, at 7 p.m.
At Orono, Maine Central Institute’s Jon Santiago scored on touchdown runs of 65, 45 and eight yards to lead the Huskies past Orono. Greg Vigue tossed a 35-yard touchdown pass to Austin Tolman and Alex Bertrand ran four yards for another MCI score. Collin Clement scored on a three-yard run …
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