Posts Tagged ‘Caribou’

Clockwise from left: Downtown Skowhegan, downtown Old Town, and residents of a retirement community waiting to hear a political talk.

Skowhegan, Caribou top ranking of tax-friendly places to retire in Maine

By Seth Koenig on Oct. 18, 2015, at 9:35 a.m.
As Maine’s income tax is the same statewide and there’s no tax on Social Security income here, the ranking basically boiled down to property taxes.
The Caribou High School girls soccer team shows off the runner-up trophy after dropping a 1-0 decision to Falmouth in the Class B state championship game in Falmouth. Bangor Daily News/Michael C. York

Strong second half carries Falmouth by Caribou girls

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 07, 2010, at 4:25 p.m.
FALMOUTH — The Falmouth girls soccer team needed three coaches to get through the season, but just one goal to win the Class B state championship. The Yachtsmen, playing on their home field, used Jessica DiPhilipo’s penalty kick with 15 minutes left in the second half Saturday to outlast stubborn …

County teams to battle for state titles

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 05, 2010, at 5:26 p.m.
Aroostook County will be well-represented in today’s girls state championship soccer games at Falmouth High School and Hampden Academy. While Caribou and Van Buren will be seeking to end championship droughts, Fort Kent is chasing its first state title in the program’s first state-final appearance. Class B: Caribou Vikings (14-2-1) …
Caribou's Olivia Sleeper (right) and Presque Isle's Hillary Albert chase down a loose ball during a game earlier this season. The two rivals will battle for the Eastern Maine Class B title tonight at 6 in Presque Isle. (BDN File Photo)

PI-Caribou clash highlights girls soccer regionals

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 02, 2010, at 5:17 p.m.
Seldom do high school archrivals meet with a championship on the line. But when Aroostook County rivals Presque Isle and Caribou meet today for the third time this year, an Eastern Maine Class B girls soccer championship will be at stake. Longtime PI coach Ralph Michaud believes it’s the first …
Caribou's Christian Sleeper runs to a fourth-place finish at the Class B state cross country championships in Belfast Saturday. Chapman's finish helped Caribou win the state team title. (BDN Photo by Ryan McLaughlin)

Sleeper, team depth lift Caribou runners to title

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 30, 2010, at 4:26 p.m.
BELFAST — Christian Sleeper had a nervous yet confident look on his face Saturday as officials posted results of the Class B boys cross country championship meet on a red building at Troy Howard Middle School. When Sleeper finally peered at the team standings and saw the name “Caribou” at …

Caribou boys, Bapst girls win PVC titles; HA teams sweep KVAC meet

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 16, 2010, at 8:02 p.m.
BANGOR — The Caribou boys and John Bapst girls did what they were favored to do in the Penobscot Valley Conference cross country championships Saturday, winning in resounding fashion. The Viking boys outdistanced rival Ellsworth 22 points to 47 in the Class B field while the John Bapst girls edged …

Undefeated Riots roll to 6-0-1 soccer start

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 27, 2010, at 5:48 p.m.
When his two-year starting goalkeeper decided to attend a prep school in New Jersey for her senior year, Orono girls soccer coach Cid Dyjak needed somebody to step in and and fill a tough job. Jade Keezer, a three-year veteran on the back line, volunteered to step in for Elizabeth …

Caribou boys, John Bapst girls win Sectional meet

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 25, 2010, at 6:21 p.m.
OLD TOWN — With Saturday marking her last race on her home course, Dacie Manion wanted to have a big day. The Old Town High School senior did just that, overtaking two of Eastern Maine’s other top individuals to win the 3.1-mile Sectional Invitational in 19 minutes, 25.74 seconds. Manion …

Old Town’s Manion wins final race on home course

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 25, 2010, at 6:21 p.m.
OLD TOWN — With Saturday marking the last time she’ll ever race on her home course, Dacie Manion wanted to do something special. The Old Town High School senior was every bit impressive in the Sectional Cross Country Invitational, as she tore up her home 3.1-mile course en route to …

Ellsworth tops Caribou, remains undefeated

By Ernie Clark on Sept. 23, 2010, at 9:41 p.m.
ELLSWORTH — Before turning its attention to Saturday’s highly anticipated Class B showdown at Presque Isle, the Ellsworth boys soccer team had some work to do Thursday evening. And while it took the Eagles a half to get their offense fully untracked, coach Brian Higgins’ club scored three times after …
Caribou's Kendra Stephens, left, and Ellsworth's Gabbi Simbari collide as Simbari attempts a goal shot on Thursday, September 23, 2010 at Ellsworth.

Selander’s two goals lift Vikings past Eagles

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 23, 2010, at 8:02 p.m.
ELLSWORTH — Even though Caribou striker Jenna Selander was marked tightly by Ellsworth Thursday afternoon, the Vikings’ senior still managed to burn the Eagles on two occasions. Selander scored one goal in each half while Paige Small added another as coach Todd Albert’s club remained undefeated with a hard-fought 3-0 …