The four Western Maine schoolboy soccer champions that will play for state titles Saturday include three consistent contenders in their divisions and one team making its first trip to the final game in 16 years. The relative newcomer is Western A champion Portland, which defeated Gorham… Read More
    BANGOR — Time and space are two precious commodities to a goal scorer. Bangor’s Luke Hetterman suddenly found himself not only armed with those two advantages, but with the ball on his right foot heading inside the 18-yard line during the second overtime of Wednesday night’s… Read More
    PRESQUE ISLE — Jacob Player had a goal and an assist in the first half Wednesday afternoon as the third-ranked Presque Isle Wildcats earned a 4-0 boys soccer victory over No. 6 Mount View of Thorndike in an Eastern Maine Class B quarterfinal game. Player set… Read More
    BANGOR — The disappointment of the 2009 postseason is only fueling the fire of the Calvary Chapel boys soccer team. The Sabers of Orrington fell in the opening round after earning the top seed in Eastern Maine Class D last fall, and after a… Read More
    BREWER — The Bangor boys soccer team showed signs of vulnerability early this season — the result of heavy graduation losses endured by the Rams after reaching the 2009 Eastern Maine Class A final. Six one-goal victories — three in overtime — were further evidence that… Read More
    HAMPDEN — The Hampden Academy boys soccer team has been dogged by inconsistency in recent weeks, going just 1-3-1 since a 5-4 victory at Brewer on Sept. 21. But the Broncos were able to boost their playoff chances at those same Witches’ expense Tuesday everning, using… Read More
    BANGOR — Even though the Presque Isle boys soccer team ran into a strong John Bapst goalkeeper in Adam Strang Saturday, the Wildcats managed to generate plenty of offense. Four different players tallied a goal each for coach Scott Young’s club while Josh Allen had a… Read More
    By Larry Mahoney BDN Staff BANGOR — The unbeaten Bangor High School boys soccer team knew it was going to be tested when it entertained a highly skilled Waterville High team on Tuesday. The Panthers had already taken the Rams into overtime earlier this… Read More
    HERMON — The high-scoring striker is now the goalie, while the veteran center midfielder is the striker. Such are the adjustments not atypical to a young soccer team, but for Hermon High School those changes produced success Wednesday evening as Taylor Gross scored the only goal… Read More
    BREWER — Graham Safford staked the Hampden Academy boys soccer team to a 3-0 lead over Brewer on Tuesday evening, scoring three goals in the first 26 minutes of play — and the Broncos needed all of that early edge to gain a 5-4 victory at Doyle Field. Read More