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UMaine men's hockey coach Gendron gives some instruction on the bench during an timeout in the first period of their game against Union College at the Alfond Arena in Orono Friday, Oct. 17.

‘We aren’t panicking’: UMaine men’s hockey strives to turn season around

ORONO | Second-year head coach Red Gendron and his University of Maine hockey players certainly didn’t expect to lose their first four games. They …
Foxcroft Academy coach Stephanie Smith congratulates Emma Tetlow after defeating North Yarmouth Academy in the Class C field hockey state final last November in Yarmouth. Field hockey quarterfinals begin on Tuesday

High school field hockey playoff schedule changed due to rainy forecast

With several days of rain in the forecast, the Maine Principals’ Association has decided to change its field hockey playoff schedule. The quarterfinals had been …
Boston Red Sox left fielder Yoenis Cespedes (52) hits an RBI single during the first inning against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park.

Red Sox may trade Cespedes

The Boston Red Sox may look to trade outfielder Yoenis Cespedes this off-season, according to the Boston Globe. The Red Sox reportedly expressed reluctance to …

International Candlepin Bowling Association inducts two Maine women

HAVERHILL, Massachusetts — Judy Bowden of Newport and Val Joy of Windham have been two of Maine’s most dominating women’s candlepin bowlers over the last …

Golf, soccer mashup sport called ‘footgolf’ tees off in Maine

PORTLAND | A mashup of two popular mainstream sports is spreading across the nation, and now Mainers can try “footgolf” for themselves. Portland’s Riverside …
University of Maine's Drew Belcher (left) is sacked by University of Albany's Neil Morrison during a game Saturday at Alfond Stadium in Orono.

UMaine football team seeks offensive answers while battling inexperience, injuries

ORONO | It has been a frustrating season thus far for the University of Maine football team. That is especially true for the offense, …
Ray Wood is introduced before his fight against Lenny Wheeler at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor on July 12, 2013.

Maine MMA fighter moves to South Carolina to pursue UFC dream

Ray Wood has the highest of aspirations for his mixed martial arts career. So the 25-year-old fighter known as “All Business” has opted to leave …
Pittsburgh Steelers' Brett Keisel intercepts pass against the Houston Texans Monday night at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. The Steelers won 30-23.

Steelers rally from 13-point deficit to beat Texans

PITTSBURGH — At home on “Monday Night Football,” the Pittsburgh Steelers are next to impossible to beat. They proved it yet again with a stirring …
State Rep. Adam Goode of Bangor runs the Flat Top 5k in this March 30, 2013 photo.

Minnesota, Arkansas runners win MDI Marathon; Bangor’s Goode captures half-marathon

SOUTHWEST HARBOR | Nicholas Mangan of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Leah Thorvilson of Little Rock, Arkansas, were winners Sunday of the 13th annual MDI Marathon …
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aaron Lynch (59) congratulates Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) after his NFL record-setting 509th touchdown pass in the second quarter Sunday night at Sports Authority Field in Denver.

Peyton Manning’s record night boosts Broncos to rout of 49ers

DENVER — Peyton Manning wasted no time making history Sunday night, and there wasn’t much the San Francisco 49ers could do about it. The Broncos …
THE DUFFEL BAG (blog)

Bruins, Celtics, Sox: Beware these warning signs!

Have you ever been driving down the highway and that “warning: check engine” red light comes on? Have you ever heard of that phrase “red …
UP NORTH MOTORSPORTS (blog)

Making a Living in Motorsports and Still Living in the County

Episode 27 October 19, 2014 Washburn native’s talent in sales and marketing net him a unique career. Over the next several months I will attempt …
University of Maine's Arthur Williams (right) dives into the end zone for a touchdown during their game Saturday against the University of Albany at Alfond Stadium in Orono.

Opportunistic Albany rides big plays to football win over UMaine

ORONO | The University of Maine had a new quarterback under center on Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately for the Black Bears, the offensive struggles continued. …

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