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University of Maine goalie Matt Morris, here in a game last October, made 40 saves Saturday night to lead Maine by the University of New Hampshire in a 4-0 victory in Durham, N.H.

Morris posts second shutout in last three starts as UMaine hockey team tops UNH 4-0

Redshirt junior goalie Matt Morris made 40 saves to post his second shutout in his last three starts as the University of Maine beat the …
Hermon High School performs during the East Maine Class B regional cheerleading competition Saturday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Hermon shakes off challenges to repeat as Eastern B cheering champ

BANGOR | Like most high school athletic teams this week, the Hermon cheering squad came face to face with end-of-semester stresses and mid-winter illness. …
Central Aroostook Jr./Sr. High School cheerleaders hold up the championship trophy after winning the East/West Maine Class D regional cheerleading competition Saturday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Successful start propels Central Aroostook to Class D regional cheering title

BANGOR | Most fans might not be able to tell by watching, but there can be an element of momentum to a high school …
The Mount Desert Island girls basketball team, shown celebrating their Eastern Maine Class B championship win over Presque Isle, continued their recent success against the Wildcats in Saturday's 84-60 victory.

MDI girls cruise past Presque Isle, stay unbeaten

BAR HARBOR | The only team that has caused any misery for the Presque Isle High School girls basketball team over the last four …
The Dexter High School team holds up the first place trophy after winning the Eastern Maine Class C Regional cheerleading competition Saturday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

New element helps Dexter edge Bucksport for Eastern Maine Class C cheerleading title

BANGOR | Cheerleading teams spend countless hours developing and perfecting their routines for the opportunity to perform them only a few times in competition. …
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick makes a statement regarding deflated footballs in the AFC Championship game during a press conference on Thursday in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

Patriots say they followed rules, accept no blame over deflated footballs

The New England Patriots said Saturday they had followed “every rule to the letter” and accepted no blame for using footballs that were underinflated in …

Shore rallies Maine hockey team from two-goal deficit for 6-4 win over UNH

ORONO | University of Maine senior center and captain Devin Shore notched his first four-point of the season with two goals and two assists, …

Sexually explicit cardboard cutout, UNH mascot banner confiscated at UMaine hockey game

ORONO | A large white banner with the University of New Hampshire’s Wildcats mascot and a large pink cardboard cutout of a male sex …

Roundup: UMFK men knock off Middlebury

FORT KENT — The University of Maine-Fort Kent rattled off a 14-2 scoring run to build a 12-point second-half lead that led to a noteworthy …
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‘Everybody’s trying to help each other’: Unified basketball blends inclusion, competition at Maine high schools

HAMPDEN | At the end of their second preseason practice, members of the Hampden Academy unified basketball team left the school’s gymnasium both excited …

Cubs legend Ernie Banks dies at age 83

Ernie Banks, one of baseball’s most ebullient and optimistic ambassadors, died Friday, his wife, Liz, confirmed. Known worldwide as “Mr. Cub,” Banks became the Cubs’ …
Cassius Clark climbs out of his car after being hit from behind on turn three in the last lap of the Hight Chevorlet 150 at Speedyway 95 in Hermon Sunday. Clark crossed the finish line to win the race before leaving the track in this 2014 BDN file photo.

PASS Super Late Models returns to Hermon’s Speedway 95 in June

The Pro All-Stars Series North Super Late Model tour will return to Hermon’s Speedway 95 this season. The series returned last season after a five-year …

Resurgent Central boys basketball team tops Dexter for 11th victory

CORINTH | Though he’s just a sophomore, Caleb Shaw recalls some of the darker days of the Central High School boys basketball. They weren’t …

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