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Stearns head coach Nick Cullen celebrates during the Class D North state softball championship game at Coffin Field in Brewer in this June 2016 file photo.

Stearns girls basketball coach resigns

Millinocket superintendent said that Nick Cullen has stepped down from his coaching position but will return to his math teaching duties on Monday.
New York Islanders head coach Jack Capuano looks on against the Buffalo Sabres during the second period at Barclays Center on Dec. 24, 2016.

Former UMaine hockey star fired as Islanders head coach

Jack Capuano, a former University of Maine hockey player, has been fired as head coach of the New York Islanders, the team announced Tuesday afternoon on its Twitter page.
Drakkar Klose (left) blocks against a kick from Devin Powell during UFC Fight Night at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, on Sunday.

Southern Maine fighter loses in UFC debut

Devin Powell’s debut with the Ultimate Fighting Championship ended in defeat Sunday night.
The air-supported indoor practice facility Mahaney Dome, which collapsed under the pressure of heavy snow that fell Thursday night into Friday, can be seen on Friday at the University of Maine in Orono.

UMaine’s Mahaney Dome inflated, but repairs needed

“We have to make sure it’s safe before we can start using it again.”
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Bangor girls showing dramatic improvement

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Balance boosts undefeated MDI, Edward Little

Stearns head coach Nick Cullen celebrates during the Class D North state softball championship game at Coffin Field in Brewer in this June 2016 file photo.

Stearns girls basketball coach placed on paid administrative leave

“He is on paid administrative leave until we can complete an investigation,” Millinocket Superintendent of Schools Frank Boynton said.
OFF THE RIM

Negatives could become positives for UMaine basketball teams

Bangor celebrates after finding out they placed second during the Class A cheerleading championship at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Feb. 6, 2016. Lewiston placed first.

Bangor, Medomak Valley capture KVAC cheering titles

Next up are the Maine Principals’ Association regional championships on Saturday, Jan. 28.
The University of Maine's Fanny Wadling (left) goes up for a shot over Hartford's Alyssa Reaves (right) and Kelly Douglass during the game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Monday.

UMaine women’s basketball team surges past Hartford

University of Maine defeated Hartford 73-62 on Monday afternoon at the Cross Insurance Center.
University of Maine's Vincent Eze (center) goes up strong for two past Stony Brook's Jakub Petras (left) and Michael Almonacy during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Saturday.

Dismal shooting dooms UMaine men’s basketball team in loss at Hartford

Poor shooting helped spell disaster for the University of Maine men’s basketball team on Monday afternoon.
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Jackson 5: Patriots cover (your eyes?)

Bailey Donovan of Hampden Academy (right), pictured being pressures by Lawrence's Camryn Caldwell during a Class A North semifinal last season, helped lead the Broncos to an upset victory over Nokomis of Newport on Saturday.
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Hampden win over Nokomis highlights Saturday of prime girls basketball matchups

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