The weather outside may have been frightful the last couple of days, but there is nothing scary about the start the Washburn girls basketball team is enjoying. Well, it could be scary for the rest of Class D. Coach Mike Carlos’ Beavers have won their first… Read More
    Holiday basketball tournaments during Christmas vacation started in the ’60s and are still going today. From the ’60s through 2008 there was no MPA policy, as there is today, limiting schools to only five countable dates for preseason or exhibition games including holiday tournaments. While coaching… Read More
    Baseball Hitting/Fielding Clinics At Brewer, WIN Athletic Training Center, youth baseball hitting and fielding clinics Sundays, 3-4 p.m. for hitting, 4-5 p.m. for fielding, $15 per session, call 561-9561, visit www.wintrainingcenter.com Speed and agility training At Brewer, WIN Training Center,… Read More
    HIGH SCHOOL Girls Basketball EAGLES 43, RAMS 27 (Thursday Night) Messalonskee (4-1) 43 Badeen 5-10 0-0 13, Eugley 1-5 0-2 2, Collier 0-2 1-2 1, York 0-0 0-0 0, Pelletier 7-17 4-5 18, Wacome 0-0 0-0 0, Cutten… Read More
    Rideout bowls 300 game BANGOR — Ben Rideout of Hermon bowled his first perfect game Wednesday night at Family Fun Bowling Center. Rideout, 25, bowled 170, 235 and 300 for a 705 series during the Tankers Mixed Doubles League. It’s the fifth 300 game… Read More
    ORONO — In spite of poor shooting, frequent fouls and lackluster rebounding, the University of Maine women’s basketball team was in position to win Tuesday night. With the game on the line, it was Central Connecticut that made the necessary plays to come out on top. Read More
    The ongoing debate comparing high school basketball teams and basketball players always makes for interesting discussion. Having played high school and college basketball in the 1950s and coached in all five decades since then and officiated through the same period, I can make some legitimate comparisons. Read More
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Katelyn Vanderhoff hit a jumper with 5:43 left to play Friday night to give the University of Maine women their first lead of the second half and the Black Bears pulled away 74-66 to earn their first win of the season against Bryant University. Read More
    BANGOR — Michael Baltimore scored 19 points to lead Eastern Maine Community College to a 75-34 men’s basketball victory over Unity College Thursday. Thelbert Green added 18 points for the Golden Eagles and Matt Rosas scored 13 points. Logan Morin scored nine points to… Read More
    The BDN is beginning a weekly basketball column by former longtime basketball coach Bob Cimbollek. Cimbollek will be commenting on an assortment of topics, which will be assigned by BDN sports editor Joe McLaughlin. In more than 40 years as a high school basketball… Read More
        Earlier this summer, Jay Carlsen was faced with a dilemma no high school basketball coach enjoys.     The veteran Camden Hills of Rockport girls coach wanted to continue on the Windjammers’ bench but also wanted to watch his son Adam play basketball for the… Read More
    College basketball coaches, as a rule, try not to put a lot of stock in preseason polls. That said, there is no denying a team’s place in the voting hierarchy is a reflection of what a program has done lately. Coach Ted Woodward’s University… Read More