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Michael Hunter of the Caribou Vikings avoids a collision with Presque Isle goalkeeper Patrick Cash, who makes a save during Tuesday night's match in Caribou. The Vikings won 2-1.

Senior recovers, rallies Caribou boys soccer team by Presque Isle

CARIBOU — After picking up a yellow card for unsportsmanlike conduct, Viking senior Richard Newland stormed to the bench in frustration during the second half …
Dan Collins
SEASON PREVIEW

UMaine football team needs more productive offense to win in 2015

ORONO | The University of Maine football team had an anemic offense last season. The Black Bears (5-6) were among the least productive in …
Southern Aroostook's Jackson Mathers, left, tries to fight his way past Katahdin defender Rigoberto Olero during Tuesday afternoon's game in Staceyville. Mathers scored one of two Warrior goals as SACS won 2-0.

Strong first half propels Southern Aroostook soccer team by Katahdin

STACYVILLE | The visiting Southern Aroostook Community School Warriors received first-half goals from Josh Perrin and Jackson Mathers and played stout defense in the …
KICKING THE PUCK THROUGH HOMEPLATE

Jake Rutt: Diary of a professional hockey player

Like thousands of Maine youth, Jake Rutt, a native of Augusta, dreamed of playing professional hockey.  After a four-year career at the University of Maine …
THE PRESS BOX

2015 High School Football Predictions from The Press Box

Familiar faces are expected to adorn the top of northern Maine’s high school football standings in 2015.  How long will it take all of us …
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hits a single during the fifth inning against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday night at Fenway Park in Boston.

Yanks’ Drew drives in two in 3-1 win over Red Sox

BOSTON — Stephen Drew delivered a go-ahead, two-run double in the fifth inning, and the New York Yankees earned a 3-1 victory over the Boston …
Hunter Smith

Senior quarterback unlikely to return to Foxcroft football lineup

Hunter Smith, a senior quarterback, safety and captain for coach Danny White’s club who is being recruited as a wide receiver at the Division I collegiate level, dislocated his left hip while making a tackle during a preseason game at Orono last Friday evening.

College roundup: Lee propels Husson men’s soccer team to opening win over Suffolk

BOSTON, Massachusetts — Ian Lee scored two goals as the Husson University Eagles surged to a 3-0 lead en route to a 3-2 men’s soccer …
Former Old Town High School track coach Rod White is being inducted into the school's Hall of Fame on Sept. 25.

Old Town High School Hall of Fame to induct five

This year’s ceremony also will recognize the 1979 boys swim team that won the school’s first swimming state championship in an era where classifications did not exist in the sport. The team set seven school records and won the state title without the help of an individual champion.
University of Maine quarterbacks Dan Collins (left) and Drew Belcher may both see playing time in their team’s opener Saturday against Boston College.

Coach: UMaine may platoon quarterbacks

Both redshirt junior Dan Collins and sophomore Drew Belcher saw significant playing time last season. Each led UMaine to at least two victories. Collins did not receive the starting nod until two days before the Black Bears’ first game against Norfolk State.

Red Sox slugger Ortiz closing in on homer milestone

BOSTON — David Ortiz returned home Monday night, and Fenway Park was ready. The Red Sox hung a red banner with the numbers “494” from …
New England Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady arrives at the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York August 31, 2015.

Judge to decide Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ suspension within days

NEW YORK — The National Football League and its players union failed to reach a settlement in their dispute over New England quarterback Tom Brady’s …
CONFESSIONS OF A MIDCOAST MILLENNIAL

7 photos that sum up the this weekend's Lifeflight 5K swim to Isleboro

Lifeflight of Maine, those helicopters you see flying overheard from time to time on their way to a medical center or the scene of an …

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