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Matt Rossignol (44) of Van Buren scores over the defense of Bruce Blackstone (24) of Schenck of East Millinocket in Thursday's Eastern Maine Class B semifinal at the Bangor Auditorium in 1985.

Rossignol among 10 MPA Hall of Excellence inductees

Windham native Jamie Harrison (right) reaches for a takedown attempt against Bruce Boyington during their NEF XVII mixed martial arts main event at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston on Saturday, April 11, 2015.

Bout pitting Maine’s top boxer against MMA standout slated in Lewiston

A matchup of top Maine performers is set for June 17 at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston.
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Pitching depth a key element of ‘A’ North race

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Oceanside softball coach teaches life lessons in both jobs

Hall of Fame Boston Globe sportswriter Bob Ryan (right) talks to fans at Sea Dog Brewing Company in Bangor Monday.

Celts win over Cavs among franchise’s best, iconic sportswriter says

The engaging and charismatic Ryan fielded questions from some of the approximately 60 people who were in attendance.
Nick Derba, who is serving as the interim head coach of the University of Maine baseball team this season, hopes the Black Bears can make a run at the America East title during this week’s conference tournament in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Coach hopes UMaine baseball team can make strong run during America East tournament

Fast start propels Hampden baseball team past Brewer

High school basketball coaches such as Tyler Putnam of Washburn, shown here during a 2017 Class D North tournament game in Bangor, will have more space to roam the sidelines next season under new rules adopted by the National Federation of State High School Associations.

Coaches’ warning among high school basketball rules changes

Evan Riva recently won the state of Maine candlepin bowling championship held at Lewiston. He's 20, among the youngest (but not the youngest) to win the title. He has been mentored by former champion and longtime BBBL mainstay Chip Carson, who also achieved considerable success as a youngster under the tutelage of Charlie Milan.

Former Brewer pitcher still throwing strikes as bowling state champion

When Evan Riva and Chip Carson squared off in a match at the state open candlepin bowling championship in Lewiston last month, there was much more on the line than a shot at the state championship.
University of Maine's Christopher Bec catches during their baseball game against University at Albany at Mahaney Diamond in Orono Saturday.

Junior catcher brings Miami heat to UMaine baseball lineup

In his first season with the Black Bears, Bec will enter the America East tournament on Wednesday as the conference’s leading hitter.
P.J. Gorneault (left) of Caribou and Judson Cake of Bar Harbor run side by side during Sunday's 35th Sugarloaf Marathon. Gorneault won the men's title for the second straight year.

Runners successfully defend Sugarloaf Marathon titles

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Races for top spots heighten in North baseball ranks

Former John Bapst head coach Mike Webb waits for his team to take on Central during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

John Bapst replacing longtime girls basketball coach

Mike Webb will not return for his 16th season as the girls basketball coach at Bangor’s John Bapst Memorial High School next winter, according to John Bapst athletic director Rick Sinclair.

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