Stories about Girls Basketball

 
Mary Butler (left) looks to the basket at a Class A Eastern Maine basketball semifinal in February 2013.

Bangor multi-sport star to play women’s basketball at Brown

By Larry Mahoney on July 02, 2014, at 7:04 p.m.
Bangor High School multi-sport star Mary Butler said there were several reasons behind her decision to verbally commit to attend Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island beginning in the fall of 2015. Butler will play for head coach Sarah Behn, who was recently named to replace the retired Jean Burr. …
Meg Cressler

Former star athlete returns to alma mater as Camden Hills girls basketball coach

By Larry Mahoney on June 05, 2014, at 6:55 p.m.
Former Camden-Rockport High School girls basketball standout Meg Cressler was named head coach of the Camden Hills girls basketball team Thursday, replacing Marty Messer, who was not rehired after compiling a 48-28 record in his four seasons. Messer said he was surprised and “pretty disappointed” when he found out he …
Joe Johnson, Bangor High School girls soccer coach

Bangor High girls soccer coach Johnson to also coach girls basketball team

By Larry Mahoney on May 07, 2014, at 4:54 p.m.
Joe Johnson has led the Bangor High School girls soccer team to four consecutive Eastern Maine Class A championships and a state title, and now he is hoping to guide the school’s girls basketball program to the same success. The 50-year-old Johnson has replaced Katie Herbine as the girls basketball …
Washburn High School's Mackenzie Worcester (center) goes up for a shot over Forest Hills Consolidated School's Dana McNally (right) and Anna Carrier during the Class D girls state championship game at the Augusta Civic Center on Saturday.

Washburn girls use full-court traps, second-quarter run to collect 4th straight Class D state title

By Larry Mahoney on March 01, 2014, at 5:27 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Washburn High School girls basketball team raced out to a 22-9 lead over Forest Hills of Jackman, and it appeared as though the Beavers were going to make short work of the Tigers. But eight straight Forest Hills points to open the second period supplied the …

Lake Region Girls Basketball 56 at Mount Desert Island 47

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 28, 2014, at 7:05 p.m.
UMaine basketball player Sheraton Jones (right) gets a block from UMass Lowell player Lindsey Doucette in the first half of their game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Wednesday.

UMaine women’s basketball team handles UMass Lowell on ‘Senior Night’

By Pete Warner on Feb. 26, 2014, at 9:33 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Ashleigh Roberts was thinking about it from the moment she woke up on Wednesday. It was the day she would play her final home game in a University of Maine uniform. Roberts helped make sure she and her three fellow seniors went out on a high note …

Calais Girls Basketball 49 at Orono 30

By Joe Mclaughlin on Feb. 22, 2014, at 7 p.m.

Mount Desert Island Girls Basketball 63 at Presque Isle 51

By D on Feb. 22, 2014, at 2:05 p.m.

Wells Girls Basketball 51 at Lake Region 59

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 22, 2014, at 2 p.m.

Washburn Girls Basketball 74 at Van Buren 51

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 22, 2014, at 9:05 a.m.

Calais Girls Basketball 53 at Houlton 29

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 21, 2014, at 8:35 p.m.

Oxford Hills Girls Basketball 54 at Edward Little 34

By Joe Mclaughlin on Feb. 21, 2014, at 8:27 p.m.

Windham Girls Basketball 41 at Cheverus 36

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 21, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

Orono Girls Basketball 47 at Mattanawcook Academy 31

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 21, 2014, at 7:05 p.m.

McAuley Girls Basketball 70 at Portland 38

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 21, 2014, at 6 p.m.
Van Buren's coaches and players react as the team wins the Class D girls semifinal game against Fort Fairfield at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Thursday evening.

Van Buren girls edge Fort Fairfield, earn spot in championship game

By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 20, 2014, at 9:47 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — University of Maine-bound Parise Rossignol, a 2,000-point scorer, netted 25 points Thursday night. But her teammates certainly chipped in as well as the Van Buren High School girls basketball team beat Fort Fairfield 39-37 to earn a berth in the Eastern Maine Class D final against defending …

Schenck Girls Basketball 57 at Washburn 78

By Joe Mclaughlin on Feb. 20, 2014, at 8:35 p.m.

Fort Fairfield Girls Basketball 37 at Van Buren 39

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2014, at 7:05 p.m.

Greely Girls Basketball 32 at Lake Region 43

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2014, at 4:30 p.m.

Dirigo Girls Basketball 58 at Madison 62

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2014, at 4 p.m.
 
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