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Hermon's Breanne Oakes pitches during Thursday's softball game against Old Town at Old Town. The Hawks won 7-4.
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Hermon rallies in eighth inning for win over Old Town

Longtime Bangor High School assistant coach Joe Nelson (left), pictured on the bench alongside boys basketball coach Roger Reed in 2011, has been hired as the head coach of the Rams’ girls basketball program.

‘A perfect fit:’ Longtime assistant named Bangor girls basketball coach

Joe Nelson has been an active part of the Bangor High School athletic scene since playing sports for the Rams during the mid- and late-1980s.

MPA eases cooperative team enrollment rule; adds classes for volleyball, lacrosse

Perhaps the most significant change was the cooperative team policy, in which multiple schools are allowed to form collaborative teams.
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Bucksport softball seeking another title run

University of Maine's Alyssa Derrick snags a ball down third base during their softball practice at the University of Maine in Orono Tuesday.

Slugging sophomore stands tall for UMaine softball team

“Since the time I could talk, I always told my parents I was going to be on TV one day.”
Derek Shorey of Dover-Foxcroft celebrates after beating Pete Rogers Jr. in a Sept. 23, 2016 featherweight fight at the CES MMA 38 show in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

Bangor fighters to highlight Saturday MMA card in Lewiston

Two fighters from Young’s MMA in Bangor will help headline a mixed martial arts show Saturday night in Lewiston.
Stearns' Emma Alley (center) tries for two past Narraguagus' Kayla Toppin (left) and Narraguagus' Kaci Alley during their Class C girls basketball quarterfinal game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Feb. 21, 2017.

Stearns standout to continue family basketball tradition at Husson

Husson University announced it has received commitments from Alley of Stearns High School in Millinocket and Abby Simpson of Foxcroft Academy.

UMaine softball team edges UMass Lowell in eight innings

Lawrence's Mason Cooper (center) blocks a shot from Brewer's Danny Davis (right) in a 2015 file photo.

Lawrence basketball standout headed to Eastern Kentucky

Young's MMA's Aaron Lacy (right) tries to land a punch on John Santos during their featherweight bout as part of the reality program &quotDana White: Lookin' For A Fight" event at the Cross Insurance Center grand ballroom in Bangor, Aug. 5, 2016.

Mixed martial arts gym, after being displaced, sets up shop in former Bangor roller rink

Young’s was forced out of its home of the last 2½ years after Penobscot County agreed to purchase the former Bangor YMCA for $825,000 this month.
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Nomadic Brewer baseball teams cope with soggy Heddericg outfield

University of Maine third baseman Danny Casals catches a pop fly during the first game of America East baseball doubleheader against University of Massachusetts Lowell in Orono, March 31, 2017.

UMaine baseball team loses third baseman for season

Third baseman Danny Casals, the team’s leading hitter a year ago, has been lost for the season and will have shoulder surgery in Florida within the next two weeks.
Sophomore Isabel Hernandez Pepe of the University of Maine is transferring to Division II St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas, beginning next season.

Husson men add forward; UMaine sophomore to DII program

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