The ball had barely settled into the goal cage at Hampden Academy, and the magnitude of the moment hadn’t sunk in for Foxcroft Academy sophomore Monica Miles. Miles had just sent her Ponies into today’s Class C state final against North Yarmouth with her penalty-stroke goal… Read More
    HAMPDEN — With a roster dotted with six freshmen and eight sophomores, some thought that perhaps this would be the year that the Skowhegan field hockey dynasty would end, at least for one year. But the Indians’ string of consecutive Eastern Maine Class A titles reached… Read More
    BANGOR — Conditions were ripe for an upset as Bangor battled Mt. Blue of Farmington in their Eastern Maine Class A girls soccer quarterfinal Tuesday. Overnight rain left the playing surface in less than ideal condition, and seventh-rated Mt. Blue had the confidence of a team… Read More
    The Bangor High School boys soccer team is in familiar territory as Wednesday’s Eastern Maine Class A quarterfinals draw near — undefeated and atop the Class A standings. And while the Rams just completed their fourth consecutive undefeated regular season — the bulk of a 67-match… Read More
    AUGUSTA — For the second year in the row, the Hampden Academy Broncos won the first leg of high school cross country’s triple crown in capturing the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B championship on Saturday. Even better for coach Dick Balentine, his teams swept the… Read More
    VASSALBORO — Fort Kent freshman Ali Prescott and Ellsworth junior Greg Martin emerged victorious Saturday during the Maine high school individual golf championships held at Natanis Golf Course. Prescott won the schoolgirl title while Martin claimed the Class B boys top prize. Other state champions were… Read More
    BANGOR — The Mt. Blue Cougars came to town Saturday armed with the most prolific passing offense in the Pine Tree Conference Class A football ranks. But Bangor High School defensive end John Kelley and his teammates forced the “Cougar Gun” to fire a series of… Read More
    High school football teams around the state are feeling the sense of urgency that comes when the schedule begins to wind down and the uncertainty of their playoff hopes is staring them in the facemasks. But there’s also considerable attention being paid to the sport’s future,… Read More
    There will be plenty of team and individual confrontations in Belfast this weekend as 66 schools and more than 1,300 high school athletes will converge on Troy Howard Middle School’s 3.1-mile course for the ninth Maine Cross Country Festival of Champions. The first race will start… Read More
    BANGOR – The Bangor High School boys soccer team knew its 59-game regular season unbeaten streak would be challenged by archrival Hampden Academy on Saturday afternoon. But Bangor senior striker Phil Frost scored a pair of first-half goals, including a highlight-reel game-winner, and fellow senior striker… Read More
    BANGOR – The Bangor High School boys soccer team knew its 59-game regular season unbeaten streak would be challenged by archrival Hampden Academy on Saturday afternoon. But Bangor senior striker Phil Frost scored a pair of first-half goals, including a highlight-reel game-winner, and fellow senior striker… Read More
    BANGOR – If you look at the score, 34-6, you would assume that the Bangor High School Rams cruised past Messalonskee High School of Oakland Friday night. But scores can be misleading. The game was actually scoreless until there was just eight-tenths of the… Read More
    HAMPDEN — Even though the Hampden Academy girls soccer team entered Friday night’s rivalry game with Bangor boasting a solid 5-1 record, the Broncos were considered underdogs by some. But coach Jeff Ingalls’ club proved once again that games aren’t played on paper, as goalkeeper Julia… Read More
    Week 4 of the high school football schedule not only concludes the first half of the season but includes some compelling showdowns on Friday night. In Class A, undefeated Bangor hosts Messalonskee of Oakland while Lawrence of Fairfield treks to Farmington to play Mt. Blue in… Read More