Junior tight end Derek Buttles and junior safety Jerron McMillian headline a group of six University of Maine football players to earn All-Colonial Athletic Association recognition this season. Buttles and McMillian were named to the All-CAA second team, while junior receiver Derek Session, sophomore offensive guard… Read More
    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… Read More
    Playing a grueling Colonial Athletic Association schedule has taken a physical toll on the University of Maine football team. This week, after trying to get rested and healed during the past two weeks, coach Jack Cosgrove’s Black Bears return to action with a CAA contest at… Read More
    ORONO — Ted Woodward spent Monday’s practice session in Memorial Gym preaching a central message to his team. “It’s about nothing else other than winning,” said the University of Maine men’s basketball coach. Whether he was stressing the importance of setting a good screen,… Read More
    ORONO — Villanova University may not possess quite the level of talent and cohesiveness that carried it all the way to the Football Championship Subdivision national title last season, but it remains a formidable challenger this season in the Colonial Athletic Association. Saturday afternoon, the sixth-ranked… Read More
    It’s put up or shut up time for the University of Maine football team, which welcomes defending Football Championship Subdivision national champion Villanova to Orono for its homecoming contest. It headlines a full Saturday schedule of football games involving Maine college programs. No. 6… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    Whatever has happened during the first three weeks, success in conference play can earn teams a spot in the postseason. The University of Maine and Husson University of Bangor play their league openers, while Maine Maritime Academy of Castine kicks off intradivision play, highlighting Saturday’s games… Read More
    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… Read More