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Nigel Beckford (40) of the University of Maine looks for running room while being chased by Rhode Island's Andrew Bose during Saturday's game at Kingston, Rhode Island. UMaine's Jordan Dunn (11) blocks on the play. Beckford ran for 107 yards and a touchdown and the Black Bears won 20-14.

Freshman Belcher rallies UMaine football team to win at Rhode Island

All season, the defense has shouldered the lion’s share of the workload for the University of Maine football team. The unit did its job again …
Oxford Hills High School's Brady LaFrance attempts to break a tackle by Bangor High's Tanner Goodine during their game at Cameron Stadium in Bangor Friday evening.

Oxford Hills tops undermanned Bangor football team

The decision was easy for Mark Hackett. An investigation by school officials into an apparent locker room incident involving the Bangor football …
Maine's Eric Schurhamer watches a play against Alaska-Anchorage Friday night at Alfond Arena. Schurhamer went on to score the winning goal in Maine's 3-1 victory.     University of Maine photo

Maine hockey posts first win, beating Alaska-Anchorage with late goal

ORONO | The University of Maine men’s hockey team picked up its first victory of the season in dramatic fashion Friday night. Sophomore defenseman …

Manager Joe Maddon opts out, leaves Rays

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon exercised an opt-out clause in his contract Friday and is leaving the organization immediately. Maddon had a year left …
Jeff Ondish of the University of Maine makes a kick during a September game at Bryant University.

UMaine punter shares passion for learning, teaching through football

ORONO | Playing football at the University of Maine has been an important educational experience for Jeff Ondish. The senior from Elkton, Maryland, has …

Bangor football team under investigation for possible disciplinary infractions

Some members of the Bangor High School football team are under investigation by school officials for an incident this week involving possible …

Royals hold off Giants to take 2-1 lead in World Series

SAN FRANCISCO — Alcides Escobar ignited a two-run sixth inning with his second hit of the game, and the Kansas City bullpen pitched four hitless …

Friday night’s high school football scores

Bucksport 36, Stearns 0 Cony 41, Gardiner 0 Falmouth 42, Greely 12 Foxcroft Acad. 43, MDI 6 Lawrence 34, Messalonskee 14 Marshwood 41, York 6 …
Hampden Academy soccer player Tristan Gardner (21) is mobbed in celebration by his teammates after scoring the winning goal in overtime in the Eastern Maine Class A soccer championship against Lewiston in Hampden last year.

Hampden Academy soccer player selected for high school All-American game

Hampden Academy standout Tristan Gardner will conclude his high school soccer career competing with some of the top players in the nation. …
The University of Maine’s Damarr Aultman (right) catches a pass in front of the University of Albany’s Kyle Sakowski during their game last Saturday at Alfond Stadium in Orono. Aultman (27 catches, 315 yards, 1 TD) is Maine’s leading receiver heading into Saturday’s game at Rhode Island.

UMaine, Rhode Island facing similar challenges going into Saturday football clash

The University of Maine football team has been dealing with inexperience and injuries as it tries to develop some offensive consistency this season. Ditto for …
Bangor's Peter Kemble pitches to Trenton during a Zone 1 American Legion baseball state-qualifying game at Husson University in Bangor.

Bangor’s Kemble commits to UMaine baseball program for 2017

Peter Kemble could not have had much better guidance in considering a future as a Division I baseball player. His dad, Jay …
A helicopter from Seacoast Helicopters out of Portsmouth, New Hampshire was used to help dry Marshwood High School's football field Friday.

Marshwood High turns to helicopter in drying football field

SOUTH BERWICK | With this week’s rainy weather wreaking havoc on high school gridirons throughout the state, Marshwood High School athletic administrator Rich Buzzell …
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 …

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