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The University of Maine's Devin Shore (center) scrambles for the puck with American International's goalie Hunter Leiser (left) and Nick Campanale during the first period of the game in Orono.

UMaine men’s hockey hopes to snap losing streak, scoring drought against Vermont this weekend

ORONO | For captain Devin Shore and the University of Maine men’s hockey team, breaking out of a scoring slump against the nation’s third-stingiest …

Stafford passes Detroit Lions past Chicago Bears

DETROIT — Matthew Stafford had a notion that the Detroit Lions’ offense would make a dramatic turnaround. The Lions had not scored a touchdown in …
The University of Maine has been forced to alter the schedule for its Black Bear Thanksgiving Classic after Wright State was unable to obtain flights to Bangor. The event will now be held Friday through Sunday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Snowstorm forces Wright State to withdraw from UMaine women’s basketball tourney

BANGOR | The snowstorm that hit New England on Wednesday has resulted in the realignment of the University of Maine’s scheduled women’s basketball tournament. …

UMaine men’s hockey looks to halt losing streak against Vermont

Men’s College Hockey MAINE vs. No. 13 VERMONT Time, site: Friday, Saturday, 7 p.m., Alfond Arena, Orono Records: Maine 3-9-1 (2-5 Hockey East), Vermont 9-3-1 …
KICKING THE PUCK THROUGH HOMEPLATE (blog)

Wake Up Call

It’s 3 a.m. on a Wednesday – make that Thursday morning and I’m staring at the street-lamp outside our window worrying about the defensive line …

‘It’s a big win for Maine’: UMaine men’s hockey team receives commitment from 15-year-old power forward

The University of Maine men’s hockey program has received a verbal commitment from a 6-foot-4 ½, 225-pound winger who is considered the “prototypical power forward” …
Austin Theriault of Fort Kent

Racing future uncertain for Fort Kent driver as final 2014 event looms

Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault will jump back into a race car next week as he prepares for the 47th annual Snowball Derby 300-lap race at …
Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still, pictured during a game in October, has been accused of not paying child support for his 4-year-old daughter, by the child’s mother. He has said the claims are false.

Still denies that he owes child support for daughter with cancer

The mother of an NFL player’s 4-year-old daughter who is battling cancer wrote in a letter to the NFL that he has not paid child …

Cape Elizabeth school board reduces suspension times for failing athletes

The school board has changed its extracurricular activities eligibility criteria so students will endure less-severe punishments for academic failure. The policy …
Husson's John Smith (left) runs the ball by MIT defender Alex Noakes in second half action of their division III playoff game at Husson University on Saturday.

Coach, players reflect on Husson football team’s memorable season, look ahead to next year

BANGOR | There will always be the sting of a heartbreaking playoff loss. It took a field goal on the last play of regulation …
Wasburn High School's Joan Overman (top) goes up for a shot over Forest Hills Consolidated School's Keely Taylor during the Class D girls State Championship game at the Augusta Civic Center in this March 2014 file photo.

Seniors hoping to lead Washburn girls basketball team to fifth straight Class D state title

Mackenzie Worcester and Joan Overman know they will be facing a pressure-filled basketball season at Washburn High School. The two senior standouts have helped the …
A man in a panda costume greets Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval after the introductory press conference at Fenway Park.

Red Sox view Sandoval as ‘perfect fit’

When Pablo Sandoval arrived in Boston early Tuesday, the natives made sure he quickly recognized his new home. The switch-hitting third baseman was greeted at …
Christophe Mulumba Tshimanga

Two Maine football players named to All-CAA first team

University of Maine football players Bruce Johnson and Christophe Mulumba Tshimanga were named to the Colonial Athletic Association’s All-Conference first team, the league announced Tuesday. …

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