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Bangor High School's Nick Graham (right) scrambles for yardage as Oxford Hills High School's Davis Turner tries to tackle him during the first half of the game in Bangor Friday evening.

Bangor regroups, ousts Oxford Hills in Class A football quarterfinal

Consider it a return to normalcy for the Bangor High School football team. Dane Johnson rushed for 129 yards and two touchdowns, …

Morgan overtime game-winner gives Maine 6-5 hockey win over UMass

ORONO | Sophomore right wing Brian Morgan’s goal just 53 seconds into overtime gave the University of Maine men’s hockey team a wild 6-5 …
Bangor's Liam Harrigan, left and Lewiston's Abdirahman Shariff battle for the ball during Friday night's Class A boys soccer semi-final playoff game. Shariff won the ball and the game by scoring the only goal of the match.

Late goal lifts Lewiston boys soccer by Bangor in EM ‘A’ semifinal

The game prompted frayed nerves and rushed plays. With a trip to the Eastern A final at stake, Lewiston and Bangor faced …

Fort Kent upsets Orono girls soccer in overtime on Nadeau goal

Throw-ins can be an effective weapon in soccer. They certainly were for the Fort Kent High School Warriors on Friday afternoon. Senior …
Officials Pam Hennesey (left) and Shannon Whiting talk during a break during the Dexter High School versus Foxcroft Academy Class C field hockey semifinal playoff game Tuesday at Husson University.

‘It’s a very difficult sport to officiate’: Maine schools battling shortage of field hockey officials

The state’s regional high school playoff quarterfinals are played on two separate days in field hockey because there aren’t enough field hockey officials to handle …
Houlton's Tyra Gentle, front, shields the ball from George Stevens Academy's Alyssa Chesney during Friday night's Eastern Class C semifinal. Houlton won 2-0.

Speedy Shiretowners shut out GSA in Eastern Class C girls soccer semifinal

HOULTON | Showcasing speed on both sides of the field, the top-ranked Houlton girls soccer team posted a convincing 2-0 shutout over No. 5 …

Friday night’s high school football scores

PLAYOFFS Eastern Maine Class A Quarterfinals Friday, Oct. 31 A1: No. 4 Bangor 24, No. 5 Oxford Hills 7 A2: No. 3 Portland 28, No. …
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) passes against the Chicago Bears in the fourth quarter Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots defeated the Bears 51-23.

Brady, Manning set to add another chapter to storied rivalry

Two of the most successful quarterbacks of all-time face each other when Tom Brady and the New England Patriots host Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos on …
Middleweight Tim Boetsch looks for an opening to land a shot on his opponent Brad Tavavres during the UFC fights at the Cross Center in Bangor in August.

Lincolnville native to train in Maine for UFC 183 card

Lincolnville native Tim “The Barbarian” Boetsch will return to action Jan. 31, when he fights Brazilian Thales Leites in a battle of veteran middleweight contenders …
The University of Maine's Liz Wood goes up for a shot over Yale University's Zenab Keita during a game last January at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Wood will lead Maine in its exhibition opener at 4 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Gym in Orono.

UMaine basketball teams debut with Saturday exhibition games

Women’s Basketball MAINE vs. McGILL Time, site: Saturday, 4 p.m., Memorial Gym, Orono Records: Maine 17-15 (2013-14), McGill 5-1 (exhibition) Series, last meeting: 1st meeting …

John Bapst rallies past Orono to secure LTC football playoff berth

Occasionally the best game plan is a strategy not shared. Not often, perhaps, but once in a while — such as when …
Augusta native Julia Clukey

Augusta’s Clukey to compete in luge nationals

LAKE PLACID, New York — Julia Clukey of Augusta, a member of the 2010 U.S. Olympic luge team, will compete this weekend in the 2014 …
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) scores a touchdown in the third quarter at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday night.

Ingram powers Saints past Panthers for second straight win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Sticking to its master plan is starting to pay off for the New Orleans Saints. “We didn’t point fingers and we stuck …

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