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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

Post 51's Zach Mathiev (left) avoids the tag at home past Comrades' Sam Huston during their American Legion baseball tournament game in July 2015 at Husson University in Bangor.

American Legion state tourney returning to Bangor

The American Legion baseball state tournament will return to the Queen City this summer — a year earlier than anticipated.
NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. prior to the running of the Daytona 500 on Feb. 26, 2017, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Earnhardt Jr.’s retirement is right for him, not for NASCAR

The son of legendary driver Dale Earnhardt Sr. has 26 victories at NASCAR’s top level since 2000.
Bangor High School pitcher Trevor DeLaite adjusts the ball for a pitch during practice Thursday in Red Barry Gym in Bangor.

High school baseball coaches adapting to new pitch limits

Maine high school baseball officials spent much of 2016 working to comply with a national mandate to develop pitch limits. Implementation time has arrived.
Reid Lanpher of Manchester is pictured driving his brand-new Chevy Impala recently at Oxford Plains Speedway. The 18-year-old bounced back after a December snowmobile crash and on Sunday won the Pro All Stars Series North Super Late Model Sportsman feature race at Oxford.

Snowmobile crash victim wins PASS North stock car race

It has been an eventful five months for Super Late Model race car driver Reid Lanpher of Manchester.
Bangor senior Peter Kemble pitched a five-hit shutout on Monday in the Rams' 1-0 high school baseball victory over Brewer at Mansfield Stadium Monday. 
Linda Coan O’Kresik | BDN

Kemble, Bangor outlast Brewer in pitchers’ duel

The University of Maine-bound right-hander threw a five-hit shutout as the three-time defending state champions edged their cross-river rivals 1-0 in a one-hour, 20-minute pitchers’ duel at Mansfield Stadium.
Laia Sole (13) of the University of Maine, who was an all-rookie pick and the America East Rookie of the Year last season, has transferred to Duquesne University in Pittsburgh.

UMaine women’s basketball freshman to join sister at Duquesne

Nearly 3 years after saw accident, senior pitcher returns to the mound

Cameron Fournier had not seen game action in nearly three years, after having his left (non-throwing) ring finger severed and his pinky finger and thumb damaged in a table saw accident in a woodworking class.

Freshman pitches Bangor softball team past Brewer

EXTRA BASES

High school softball freshmen register impressive debuts

Bangor's Zach Ireland throws to first to get a Lewiston player out during their baseball game at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor on April 21.  Ireland has stepped into the starting shortstop role for the Rams. Ashley L. Conti | BDN
EXTRA BASES

Ireland filling shortstop void for Bangor baseball team

Boston's Kelly Olynyk (left) shoots as Chicago's Cristiano Felicio (6) defends during the first half of Game 4 of the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at United Center in Chicago on Sunday.

Thomas scores 33 as Celtics top Bulls, even series

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Innovative Racer Part II

Stock car racing community is made up of all kinds of personalities. Boisvert epitomizes the self taught successful owner/driver/builder.

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