Stories about Girls Basketball

 
Ellis Throckmorton (middle) and his sister Hillary Throckmorton (second right) pose with their mother, Emily Ellis (far right), father, Tim Throckmorton (left), and stepmother, Emilie Brand Throckmorton, after a Husson football game in 2015. The Throckmorton children have been successful athletes after growing up with celebrity parents.

What’s it like being the child of a hall of famer and local broadcasting celebrity? You break a lot of eggs.

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 15, 2016, at 1 a.m.
The Throckmorton children followed in their parents’ footsteps as athletes.
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The University of Maine’s Sigi Koizar (right) puts up a shot over Bryant University’s Alex Klein during their game on Dec. 12, 2015, at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The junior guard led the team this season with 17.7 points and 3.7 assists per game.

Experienced nucleus carried UMaine basketball team to brink of title

By Pete Warner on March 22, 2016, at 3 p.m.
Earlier this month, the University of Maine women’s basketball team came within one possession of winning the America East Conference championship.
The University of Maine's Mikaela Gustafsson (center) drives hard for two past Maryland Baltimore County's Liz McNaughton (right) and Pandora Wilson during their game Jan. 9 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Versatile senior provides post presence for UMaine basketball team

By Pete Warner on March 17, 2016, at 2:40 p.m.
“She can score inside, she can shoot from outside, she passes well,” said coach Richard Barron.
University of Maine women's basketball head coach Richard Barron

Athletic director expects UMaine coach to sign contract extension

By Pete Warner on March 15, 2016, at 3:36 p.m.
Richard Barron has turned the UMaine women’s basketball program from an America East bottom-dweller to a conference championship contender.
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The University of Maine's Bella Swan (right) goes up for a shot over Albany's Shereesha Richards during their game on Feb. 14 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Confidence key in success of UMaine women’s basketball transfer

By Pete Warner on March 10, 2016, at 1:28 p.m.
“She works hard at her game,” coach Richard Barron said. “She’s a great teammate, and she’ll give terrific effort.”
The University of Maine’s Issac Vann (left) goes up hard for two past Husson University’s Tyler Norris during their exhibition game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Nov. 7, 2015. Vann has been named to the America East All-Rookie team and will lead the Black Bears in their AE quarterfinal against Vermont Wednesday night.

Husson, UMaine teams ready for tournament games

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.

Narraguagus Girls Basketball 33 at Boothbay 25

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 27, 2016, at 7 p.m.

Edward Little Girls Basketball 36 at Gorham 46

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 27, 2016, at 5 p.m.

York Girls Basketball 58 at Lawrence 57

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 27, 2016, at 1 p.m.

Shead Girls Basketball 22 at Rangeley Lakes 28

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 27, 2016, at 1 p.m.
Houlton players celebrate after defeating Gray-New Gloucester in the Class B girls state championship basketball game on Friday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Houlton girls win second straight state title

By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 26, 2016, at 10:03 p.m.
Sophomore center Kolleen Bouchard poured in 21 points and also grabbed 12 rebounds as the Shiretowners beat Gray-New Gloucester 48-35 in the Class B state championship game.

Gray-NG Girls Basketball 35 at Houlton 48

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 26, 2016, at 7 p.m.
Victoria McIntyre

Senior provides late spark as Husson women reach NAC final

By Pete Warner on Feb. 26, 2016, at 6:36 p.m.
Victoria McIntyre scored 13 of her game-high 20 points in the fourth quarter, including nine during a clinching run that lifted Husson to victory.
Albany’s Shereesha Richards (center) drives for the basket between the University of Maine’s Mikaela Gustafsson (right) and Liz Wood during on Feb. 14 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Wood and Gustafsson are two of eight UMaine seniors who will play their final regular season game Saturday in Bangor.

8 UMaine women’s basketball seniors in spotlight Saturday

By Pete Warner on Feb. 26, 2016, at 1:13 p.m.
The Black Bears will close out the regular season with a 1 p.m. game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Penobscot Valley Girls Basketball 18 at Narraguagus 45

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 7:05 p.m.

Madison Girls Basketball 24 at Boothbay 40

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 7:05 p.m.
At the Augusta Civic Center, Page Brown scored 11 of her 19 points in the second half to help No. 2 Boothbay pull away from No. 4 Madison to win the Class C South crown. Kate Friant chipped in with 14 points for Boothbay (20-1). Sydney LeBlanc and Kayla Bess …

Greely Girls Basketball 56 at York 66

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 7 p.m.
At the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, Mia Briggs scored 21 points to help unbeaten and top-seeded York beat No. 2 Greely of Cumberland for the Class A South title. Madigan Gogger added 13 points for York (21-0), Shannon Todd put in 12 and Chole Smedley netted 11. Anna DeWolfe …

Hermon Girls Basketball 35 at Houlton 51

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 2:05 p.m.

Lincoln Academy Girls Basketball 30 at Gray-NG 45

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 2 p.m.
At the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, No. 2 Gray-New Gloucester battled to a 13-4 lead at the end of the first quarter to beat No. 4 Lincoln Academy for the Class B South title. Grace Kariotis scored 13 points to lead Gray-NG (17-4), Skye Conley added 10 and Alicia …

Vinalhaven Girls Basketball 33 at Rangeley Lakes 58

By Michelle Pelletier on Feb. 20, 2016, at 1:05 p.m.
At the Augusta Civic Center, 6-foot-2 senior center Blayke Morin poured in 34 points to propel No. 1 Rangeley past No. 3 in the Class D South championship. Morin scored 17 points in each half. Sydney Royce added 12 points for the Lakers (20-1). Gilleyanne Davis-Oakes and Deja Doughty each …