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Emma Waddell

Mainers claim prestigious collegiate swimming, hockey honors

Emma Waddell of Bangor has been named a 2017 DIII Honda Athlete of the Year nominee, while Brady Fleurent of Biddeford won the 17th Joe Concannon Award.
Dale Cross (right) and Aaron Cross go for a test run on the St. George River on Tuesday in Searsmont. Cold temperatures have iced over the river, forcing postponement of Saturday's scheduled St. George River Race. The race is now scheduled for Sunday, April 2.

Saturday’s St. George River Race postponed because of ice

The St. George River Race was off, then on, and is now postponed again — all in the span of a week.
University of Maine's Laia Sole (center) goes to pass past University of New Hampshire's Morgan Bassett-Smith during their game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor in February 2017.

5 UMaine women’s basketball players to transfer

Standout Laia Sole and emerging forward Anita Kelava, both freshmen, are among five players who have been granted their release by UMaine.

Longtime John Bapst swimming coach dies at 59

“It’s obviously a big loss for us and a big loss for our athletic department.”
University of Maine senior Max Andrews goes through &quotPro Day" testing and workouts in front of NFL and other pro football scouts at the Latti Fitness Center and Mahaney Dome Thursday morning.

UMaine players show off to scouts for ‘Pro Day’ audition

Professional football scouts put nine former Black Bear players through a variety of drills to see if they are potential draft candidates.

Third time the charm for Lisbon in Unified basketball state title victory

Quinnipiac's K.J. Tiefenwerth (left) looks back at the puck over his shoulder after losing it to University of Maine's Cam Brown during their game at Alfond Arena in October.

Former UMaine hockey captain signs with ECHL’s Adirondack Thunder

Cam Brown, who served as the captain of the University of Maine hockey team this season, has signed with the ECHL’s Adirondack Thunder.
THE DRIVE

Meeting a Celtics legend: Cedric Maxwell

Boston's David Backes (42) prepares to shoot on Tampa Bay goalie Peter Budaj (31) during the third period of Thursday night's NHL game at TD Garden in Boston. The Lightning won 6-3.
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Resilient Lightning hand Bruins fourth straight defeat

Xavier's Trevon Bluiett (5) scores against Arizona's Kobi Simmons in the first half during Thursday's West Regional semifinal in the 2017 NCAA tournament at SAP Center in San Jose, California.

Kansas, Xavier, Oregon, Gonzaga men advance

The University of Maine’s Wes Myers (right) puts up a shot over the University of New Hampshire’s David Watkins (left) and Luke Rosinski during a game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Jan. 19. Myers has been reinstated to the team after being suspended in February following an altercation with a teammate.

UMaine basketball player remains on team after fracturing teammate’s jaw

University of Maine basketball player Wes Myers had been suspended from the team in February after a locker-room altercation.
These 11 seniors from Old Town High School have earned spots on the National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association Academic All America Team. The Coyotes' honorees include (front, from left): Johanna Burgason, Allison Ketch, Alexis Rutherford and Kassidy Harriman. In the back row (from left) are Dominic D’Angelo, Nate St. Jean, Jacob Ketch, Nick Feero, Nick Gould, Drew St. Jean and Garrett Stoyell.

11 Old Town High School swimmers to receive Academic All America honor

One thing Dave Ploch preaches as a coach and a teacher is that his students strive to be well-rounded academically and athletically.
Miami's Jessica Thomas (3) passes the ball against Quinnipiac defenders in the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament on Monday, March 20, 2017 in Coral Gables, Florida.

Quinnipiac women eye another NCAA basketball tourney upset

No. 12 seed Quinnipiac seeks its third straight upset victory when it meets top seed South Carolina at 4 p.m. Saturday.

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