Posts Tagged ‘Alfond Stadium’


James Madison football holds off UMaine

By Pete Warner on Nov. 20, 2010, at 3:57 p.m.
ORONO — All season long, the University of Maine football team was unable to make enough plays in critical situations to win consistently. That is exactly how the Black Bears’ disappointing 2010 campaign came to an end Saturday afternoon on Morse Field. Tight end Jeff Falvey caught a short screen …

UMaine facilities good choice for high school contests

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 28, 2010, at 5:26 p.m.
John Bapst of Bangor and Orono recently brought high school football back to the University of Maine for the first time in 11 years, and the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. The artificial surface at Morse Field negated the effect of daylong rain on the contest. Each team observed Senior …
Maine defensive back Jerron McMillian (26) intercepts a pass intended for New Hampshire's Joey Orlando (84) in overtime  of their NCAA college football game  in Orono, Maine, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Michael C. York)

Football Bears kept working for common goal

By Pete Warner on Oct. 04, 2010, at 5:24 p.m.
The University of Maine football team builds around the premise that if each man does his job, good things will happen. The Black Bears maintained that belief Saturday night to help eke out a crowd-pleasing 16-13 Colonial Athletic Association football overtime victory over rival New Hampshire at Alfond Stadium in …

UMaine football seeks to play smart

By Pete Warner on Oct. 01, 2010, at 8:12 p.m.
It is a re-evaluation kind of week for the University of Maine football team and some of its instate collegiate counterparts. The Black Bears hope to clean up their act in a tough Colonial Athletic Association game against a traditional rival, Husson University of Bangor looks to snap a four-game …

Rogerson’s players reunite in Orono

By Pete Warner on Oct. 01, 2010, at 7:11 p.m.
Greg Rogerson was a teenager when his father Ron died unexpectedly in 1988 at age 44. Even though more than 26 years have passed since Ron Rogerson coached the University of Maine football team, his son is quick to point out how much his four seasons in Orono meant to …

UMaine soul-searching after penalty outburst

By Pete Warner on Sept. 27, 2010, at 6:45 p.m.
It’s difficult enough to lose a game when the opponent is superior in talent. It’s harder still when repeated mistakes prevent a team from beating a highly-regarded opponent. Such was the case Saturday night at Alfond Stadium in Orono, where the University of Maine football team repeatedly shot itself in …
Ryan McCrossan (left) has been a key performer on special teams for the University of Maine football team.

McCrossan plays special role for UMaine

By Pete Warner on Sept. 23, 2010, at 8:27 p.m.
ORONO — Last season, with the University of Maine facing a potential punt situation in a close game, long snapper Ryan McCrossan was on the sideline, having an injured hand evaluated. “I remember saying to (athletic trainer) Ryan Taylor, ‘if he can’t go, you’ve got to let me know right …
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