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Bangor senior Joe Johnson dives for the pylon as Cheverus junior Dan Baker holds on Saturday at Boulos Stadium in Portland. Cheverus defeated Bangor, which hosts Oxford Hills Friday in a regular-season finale.

Key Maine high school football matchups remain as regular season winds down

BANGOR | The Eastern Maine Class A football playoff race took a different turn last weekend. Part of that took place on the field, …
Connecticut Huskies guard Ryan Boatright (right) dribbles the ball around Maine Black Bears forward Zarko Valjarevic in the first half at XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut, in this December 2013 file photo.

League coaches pick UMaine men’s basketball 8th; Chappelle Scrimmage set Saturday

ORONO | The members of the University of Maine men’s basketball team are all wearing the same number this season — at least on …
Lily Koffman of Orono High School was among the front runners at the half-mile mark of the Eastern Maine girls' Class C cross country race in Belfast in this October 2012 file photo.

Orono girls cross country team poised for new championship run at Eastern Maine regional

BELFAST | The Orono girls cross country team entered last year’s regional championship meet as one of the top contenders in Eastern Maine Class …
The University of Maine's Cam Brown skates down the ice with the puck against Boston University at Frozen Fenway Jan. 11 in Boston.

Maine men’s hockey team getting biggest production from smallest player as UAA visits Orono

At 5-foot-7, 150 pounds, University of Maine sophomore center Cam Brown is the University of Maine men’s hockey team’s smallest player. But …
BDN Football Forecast, Week 8.

Ernie Clark pulling away in 49th BDN Football Forecast

We have entered the home stretch of the 49th BDN Football Forecast and there is a familiar horse leading the pack of staff prognosticators. Coming …
New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk (55) congratulates goalie Chad Johnson (30) after defeating the Boston Bruins at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston Thursday night.

Boychuk, Johnson help Islanders edge Bruins

BOSTON — Former Bruins Johnny Boychuk and Chad Johnson returned to Boston with their new team and helped lead the New York Islanders to a …
Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders (10) pulls in a touchdown reception in the second quarter against the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver Thursday night.

Sanders, Broncos race past Chargers

DENVER — Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders took a bow in the end zone after each of his touchdown catches. Quarterback Peyton Manning provided the encore …
University of Maine goalkeeper Claudia Dube-Trempe leads the America East in virtually every category, including goals-against average (0.25), save percentage (.950), shutouts (5) and saves (38).

UMaine women’s soccer goalkeeper having breakthrough season

The University of Maine women’s soccer team has scored only three goals in its seven America East games. But the Black Bears have just one …
The &quotWhite" team was a mix of Houlton and Stearns players at the JV jamboree in Orono, Maine, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014.

JV jamboree fills void for small-school football programs

ORONO | It had many of the trappings of a varsity football game. Lineups were announced, cheerleaders were on hand to support the home …
Buffalo Bills running back Anthony Dixon (center) jumps to try and avoid a tackle by New England Patriots Darrelle Revis (right) during a game in Orchard Park, New York, in this October 2014 file photo.

Patriots coach Bill Belichick tells late-arriving Darrelle Revis to go home

New England Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis showed up late for work on Tuesday and coach Bill Belichick promptly sent him home, The Boston Globe reported. …
Messalonskee High School hockey coach Mike Latendresse talks with a player during a game against Brewer High School at Penobscot Ice Arena in January.

Former Messalonskee coach, UMaine hockey star excited about Colby job

Mike Latendresse is looking forward to a new challenge. After dividing his time as the head boys hockey coach at Oakland’s Messalonskee High School and …
Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer dives to tag the bag for an out ahead of San Francisco's Gregor Blanco in the third inning in Game 2 of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., on Wednesday night.

Five-run sixth carries Royals past Giants

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez hit a two-run double and Omar Infante belted a two-run homer in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas …
Members of the Houlton cheering team perform their routine during the Class C state cheering championships on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at the Bangor Auditorium after the event was postponed from Saturday, Feb. 9. The Maine Principals’ Association is exploring the possibility of using Sunday as a makeup date for postseason games and meets.

Maine Principals’ Association exploring Sunday availability for high school postseason makeup games, meets

The Maine Principals’ Association is exploring the possibility of using Sunday as a makeup date for postseason games and meets. “We’re certainly not at the …

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