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Orono Football 41 at Bucksport 8

By Bob Sinclair on Sept. 23, 2016, at 5:10 p.m.
At Bucksport on Friday night, Orono amassed 440 yards of total offense, 242 on the ground and 198 through the air to move to 4-0. Orono quarterback Jackson Coutts connected on 9 of 16 passes, including TD passes to Keenan Collette and Sam Honey. Coutts also kicked a 25-yard field …

Stearns/Lee Football 0 at Orono 36

By Bob Sinclair on Sept. 16, 2016, at 10:12 p.m.
At Orono on Friday night, a balanced Red Riot offensive attack and a stingy defense collaborated for a shutout of Stearns/Lee Academy. Jackson Coutts led the attack with three touchdown passes and two rushing touchdowns. His TD passes went to Sam Honey, Keenan Collett and Connor McCluskey. Coutts added TD …

Ellsworth Football 14 at Orono 50

By Bob Sinclair on Sept. 09, 2016, at 10:08 p.m.
At Orono, the Red Riots jumped out to an early 14-0 lead and never looked back. Orono used a balanced offensive attack and a swarming defense to earn its second win of the season. Matt Fowler paced the Riots, as he rushed for two touchdowns, caught a 42-yard touchdown pass from …

Orono Football 34 at Mount View 21

BDN Sports on Sept. 03, 2016, at 1 p.m.
At Thorndike, the Red Riots rolled up 442 total yards on the way to the victory in an LTC season opener. Keenan Collette was a workhorse, leading the Riots offense and defense. The senior running back amassed 157 yards on 27 carries scoring twice on runs of  1 and 4 …

Orono Football 27 at Maine Central Institute 76

By Michelle Pelletier on Nov. 06, 2015, at 7 p.m.

Dexter Football 18 at Orono 35

By Bob Sinclair on Oct. 30, 2015, at 10:13 a.m.
At Orono on Friday night, the Red Riots amassed 485 yards of rushing offense on 44 carries to beat Dexter in a Class D North quarterfinal. After a 60-yard rush by Orono’s Keenan Collette, Matt Fowler ran the ball to the 1-yard line on a nifty 24-yard scamper and then …

Mattanawcook Football 30 at Orono 26

By Ryan Ward on Oct. 23, 2015, at 7:12 p.m.
At Orono, theh Lynx knocked off the Red Riots in a back-and-forth game. Orono got on the board first with a two-play, 65-yard drive when Jackson Coutts scored from 33 yards out on a bootleg to make it 7-0. Mattanawcook answered with a 15-play, 73-yard drive capped by Carter Ward’s six-yard …

Bucksport Football 33 at Orono 18

By Bob Sinclair on Oct. 16, 2015, at 10:27 p.m.
At Orono on Friday night, the Golden Bucks executed their short passing game to perfection to beat the Red Riots. Chase Carmichael threw 28 times, completing 15 for 300 yards and four touchdowns. Hayden Craig had 7 receptions for 186 yards and three touchdowns. Jake Gauvin led the Golden Buck …

Orono Football 32 at Stearns High School 14

By Keith Modery on Oct. 09, 2015, at 11:41 p.m.
At Millinocket, the scoring started with a 60-yard touchdown run by Orono’s Keenan Collett en route to the victory over Stearns. Collett also had a 17-yard TD run in the first quarter and Orono continued scoring with a 5-yard scamper by Josiah Grace. Orono’s Jackson Coutts had two TD passes, both to Collett. Stearns …

Orono Football 26 at Houlton 6

By Travis Weston on Oct. 02, 2015, at 7 p.m.

Mount View Football 19 at Orono 20

By Coach Sinclair on Sept. 25, 2015, at 11:29 p.m.
At Orono, Jackson Coutts’ two-point conversion gave the Red Riots the winning edge. Keenan Collett scored two touchdowns for Orono and Matt Fowler added another. Coutts completed 13 of 22 passes for 187 yards.

Orono Football 22 at Dexter 48

By Travis Weston on Sept. 19, 2015, at 12:53 a.m.
At Dexter, Tiger quarterback Brayden Miller threw for four touchdowns and 106 yards en route to the win over Orono. Bryce Salsbury rushed for a touchdown while Tyler Beem added two for the Tigers. Zach White had two TD catches while Chandler Perkins and Brandon Allen each added one. For …

MCI Football 67 at Orono 0

By Travis Weston on Sept. 11, 2015, at 7 p.m.

Orono Football 36 at Ellsworth 12

By Travis Weston on Sept. 05, 2015, at 10:12 a.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.

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 …

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