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Alumni Stadium at Boston College is the venue for today's football game pitting the University of Maine against the Eagles of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Boston College wears down UMaine defense in 40-10 football victory

CHESTNUT HILL, Massachusetts — The University of Maine introduced a new offensive wrinkle on Saturday afternoon: Another quarterback. The debut of Massachusetts native Drew Belcher …
David Winkin (left), holding a plaque containing his father's jersey, and Jason Harvey attend a Husson University ceremony for the legendary baseball coach John Winkin on Saturday in Bangor.

Legendary Maine college baseball coach John Winkin has number retired at Husson University ceremony

BANGOR, Maine — Husson University gave Hall of Famer John Winkin an opportunity to continue coaching baseball when his contract wasn’t renewed by the University …
Maine Central Institute's Jonathan Santiago (11) is taken down by Bucksport High School's Chase Carmichael (5) in first-half action in Pittsfield on Friday evening.

Ground game, defense power MCI past Bucksport

PITTSFIELD, Maine — Maine Central Institute blended the old with the new during the second half Friday to stake its claim as the team to …
A black bear sculpture stands guard in front of the south entrance to the University of Maine's Memorial Gym on the Orono campus. While planned new pavement on the access road may be the only noticeable change on the outside, the interior of the building is getting a significant facelift.

‘It is the heart of our department’: UMaine’s $15.65M gym, field house renovations entering final stages

ORONO, Maine — Since 1932, the University of Maine’s field house and Memorial Gymnasium have served as the hub of activity for Black Bear athletics. …

Friday night’s high school football scores

Bangor 26, Deering 7 Biddeford 46, Noble 0 Bonny Eagle 60, Sanford 20 Brunswick 52, Cony 27 Cheverus 38, Oxford Hills 0 Dexter 27, Houlton …
OFF THE MIC (blog)

Cheverus outlasts stubborn Vikings

Looking at the final score of 38-0, you would think Cheverus had another typical easy game in Eastern A on Friday night. They didn’t. “(Oxford …
Boston College Eagles quarterback Tyler Murphy (2) escapes the grasp of Southern California Trojans linebacker J.R. Tavai (58) during the second quarter at Alumni Stadium in Boston on Sept. 13. The Black Bears face the Eagles at 1 p.m. Saturday at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

UMaine football team prepares for huge challenge at Boston College

The University of Maine football team has been an enigma early in the 2014 season. The Black Bears have been stingy on defense, allowing only …
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz looks on during batting practice prior to Friday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Ortiz slams 10th-inning homer to lift Red Sox by Orioles

BALTIMORE — David Ortiz drilled his second home run of the night in the 10th inning as the Boston Red Sox outlasted the Baltimore Orioles, …
Dr. Michael &quotMicky" Collins

Red Sox’s Brock Holt receives good news after treatment for concussion by Maine native

PITTSBURGH — Brock Holt got encouraging news Thursday. The Boston Red Sox infielder/outfielder was cleared to resume baseball activities after being examined by head trauma …
Shaunessy Saucier

Maine-Bryant field hockey teams will square off in homecoming atmosphere

There will be a homecoming atmosphere when the University of Maine’s field hockey team plays its home opener on alumni weekend against Bryant University (R.I.) …
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell addresses the media at a press conference at the New York Hilton on Friday.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell promises revised conduct policies for league

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell promised major revisions to the league’s conduct policies as he spoke out Friday for the first time in days after a …
Jack Musil

First English forward on UMaine hockey team has adapted to life in North America

ORONO, Maine — The Hull City Tigers are much better known in that northeast English city of 256,100 than the Hull Stingrays. The Tigers play …
Yarmouth resident Don Richards, 81, at the Cumberland Fairgrounds with his horse, The Fighter. Richards, a 65-year veteran of harness racing, was severely injured in January while breaking a colt. He will be honored Sunday, Sept. 21, on opening day of the annual Cumberland County Fair.

Back in stable condition: Don Richards, a Maine harness racing legend, is also a legendary survivor

CUMBERLAND, Maine — Don Richards would rather not talk about the accident that nearly killed him. “I don’t feel any pain, so I don’t want …

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