Stories about Boys Basketball
By Ernie Clark on March 09, 2016, at 5:31 p.m.
Tyler McFarland and his Bentley teammates, including five other Mainers, will compete in the NCAA Division II tournament.
By Pete Warner on Feb. 29, 2016, at 3:56 p.m.
It is going to be an exciting week for the basketball teams at the University of Maine and Husson University.
By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 27, 2016, at 11:53 p.m.
By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 27, 2016, at 8:45 p.m.
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 26, 2016, at 11:26 p.m.
BANGOR | The Lake Region Lakers scored the first 16 points of the second half to pull away from Ellsworth 63-47 and win their first Class B boys basketball state championship in 31 years Friday night. The Naples-based Lakers led by just four points at intermission but cranked up …
By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 26, 2016, at 10:55 p.m.
By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 22, 2016, at 4 p.m.
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 22, 2016, at 2:50 p.m.
“Keenan’s been clutch for us all year,” said Oceanside coach Matt Breen of the 6-foot-1 Hendricks.
By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 9 p.m.
At the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, No. 2 Falmouth surged to a 10-2 lead at the end of the first quarter en route to the victory over No. 4 Brunswick in the Class A South final. Senior Thomas Coyne paced Falmouth (17-4) with 21 points and his younger brother, …
By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 8:45 p.m.
At the Augusta Civic Center, Milo Belleau’s two free throws in the final minute of overtime gave No. 4 Waynflete the winning edge over No. 2 Winthrop in the Class C South final. Belleau also assisted on a Will Nelligan’s 3-point basket in overtime and blocked Winthrop’s final shot attempt …
By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 8:35 p.m.
By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 3:45 p.m.
At the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, No. 1 Lake Region hit 13 of 18 free throws in the fourth quarter to secure the title win over No. 3 Yarmouth in the Class B South final. Jackson Lesure sparked Lake Region (19-2) in the fourth quarter when he scored eight …
By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 2:45 p.m.
At the Augusta Civic Center, Cody Lawyerson scored 15 of his 26 points in the second half to help No. 1 Valley pull away from Seacoast Christian of South Berwick to win the Class D South crown. Collins Miller added 12 points for Valley of Bingham (21-0). Caleb Lacroix paced …
By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 20, 2016, at 1:37 p.m.
The Easton boys won their first regional championship in 36 years.
By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 10:35 a.m.
By Kalle Oakes, Sun Journal on Feb. 19, 2016, at 11:07 p.m.
AUGUSTA | That playoff-tested maxim about the third game being a charm, or a curse, when two close rivals play each other in the aftermath of two similar regular-season results? Forget it. If Portland High School played the way they did on Friday night at the Augusta Civic Center, …
By Joe McLaughlin on Feb. 19, 2016, at 10:29 p.m.