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New England Patriots defensive lineman Woodrow Hamilton (left) shares a light moment with former Patriots running back Harold Shaw during Thursday's Football For You youth clinic held at the Winkin Complex at Husson University in Bangor.

Patriots defensive lineman giving back after memorable first season

Woodrow Hamilton said it is, “kind of hard to explain the feeling you get” when you are a Super Bowl champion.
Hermon's Hailey Perry catches a pitch during a game against Old Town in May 2016. Perry has been named Miss Maine Softball.

Hermon catcher earns Miss Maine Softball award

Devin Powell (right) kicks Team Irish MMA Fitness Academy's Jon Lemke in the leg during their catchweight bout as part of the reality program &quotDana White: Lookin' For A Fight" event at the Cross Insurance Center in August 2016.

Wells fighter primed for second UFC bout on Sunday

“It’s the same as everywhere else, it’s just a bigger stage and brighter lights,” said Powell.
University of Maine's Tereza Vanisova (right) moves in position around Union College's Ava Reynolds during their hockey game in December.

UMaine star chosen Czech Republic’s top hockey player

University of Maine freshman Tereza Vanisova was named the Czech Republic’s Female Hockey Player of the Year.

New Nokomis football coach to emphasize hard work

A sign encouraging University of Maine fans to purchase season memberships for the Black Bear men's hockey team is placed in a traffic island in downtown Bangor not far from City Hall.

University of Maine athletics probes Bangor for season ticket-holders

Beginning three weeks ago, the University of Maine has posted 100 signs in Bangor, Old Town and Orono urging locals to purchase season tickets for football and men’s hockey games.

Husson, Maine Maritime announce new head coaches

A volunteer group, the Windjammer Trailblazers, has formed to coordinate efforts to build a safer cross-country running and Nordic ski trail on Camden Hills Regional High School property.

Camden Hills to dedicate trail to longtime coaches, teachers

The trail is expected to be ready for the fall cross country season.
Caitlyn Moeykens (right) of Orono competes in a recent Tae Kwon Do tournament in Gorham. Moeykens, 13, is one of three Old Town YMCA students who have qualified for a tournament in Cancun, Mexico, early in 2019.

Old Town-Orono YMCA martial artists earn trip to world competition

A trio of Old Town-Orono YMCA taekwondo students will have a chance to showcase their talents on the world stage in January of 2019.
Peter Kemble, pictured during Bangor High School's Class A North quarterfinal victory over Hampden Academy on June 8, will play this summer in the South Florida Collegiate League in preparation for his freshman season at the University of Maine. 
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Bangor baseball ace to hone pitching skills in Florida

The University of Maine football team will have to make only slight adjustments to its preseason practice regimen this season after rules changes enacted by the NCAA eliminating contact in more than one session per day.

UMaine football adapting to rules changes as NCAA limits ‘double sessions’

The Division I Council voted in April to limit teams to only one contact practice per day during the preseason.
Alex McKenney of Hampden Academy is one of several eastern Maine baseball standouts scheduled to play in the 10th Maine-New Hampshire Senior All-Star Game in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Area standouts playing in Maine-New Hampshire baseball all-star game

The nine-inning matchup is set for a noon start at Holman Stadium in Nashua, New Hampshire.
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