Posts Tagged ‘Class B’


John Bapst shuts out MCI, reaches fourth straight regional final

BDN staff reports on Nov. 07, 2010, at 8:45 p.m.
BANGOR — Jordan Charpentier passed for three touchdowns and rushed for another Saturday night as No. 2 John Bapst shut out No. 3 Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield in an Eastern Maine Class C semifinal at Husson University. The Crusaders will travel to Stearns of Millinocket Saturday for the EM …
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 …

Yarmouth win over Ellsworth reiterates WM soccer domination in ‘B’

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 07, 2010, at 3:59 p.m.
FALMOUTH — Western Maine has dominated the Class B schoolboy soccer ranks for nearly two decades and Yarmouth continued that trend Saturday when Luke Pierce scored a goal in each half to power Yarmouth by Ellsworth 5-0 in the state final at Falmouth High School. Coach Mike Hagerty’s team won …

Ellsworth, Fort Kent, Bangor Christian boys seek state titles

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 05, 2010, at 5:44 p.m.
The Bangor Christian boys soccer team won the Class D state championship the hard way a year ago — playing a man down for the final 21 minutes of the second half, successfully blocking a penalty kick and then scoring the winning goal on a penalty kick of its own …

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 …
Ellsworth's Kyle Haslam leaps over Camden Hills' Sam Vail during an Eastern Maine Class B semifinal last season. Haslam will lead Ellsworth against Camden Hills today when the Eagles host the Windjammers in the EM final at 4:30 p.m. (BDN File Photo)

Boys soccer regionals feature familiar matchups

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 02, 2010, at 4:55 p.m.
Wednesday’s schoolboy soccer regional finals feature some familiar opponents. Four of the five games involving teams from the region represent postseason rematches from a year ago — including three encore presentations of 2009 regional finals as Bangor hosts Brunswick in Eastern Maine Class A, Orono visits Fort Kent in Eastern …

Move to fourth class for HS football unlikely for 2011

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 02, 2010, at 4:39 p.m.
A proposed shift from three to four classes in Maine’s high school football system may not have the kinks worked out in time to be instituted by next season after all. Plans to add a class to the current format have been making their way through committees of the Maine …
John Bapst coach Bob Cimbollek talks to his team during a timeout at a game in 1995. Cimbollek is writing a weekly basketball column for the BDN. (BDN File Photo)

It’s time for basketball state champs to play off in Maine

on Nov. 01, 2010, at 5:44 p.m.
By Bob Cimbollek Special to the BDN In the 66-plus years I have been involved with high school basketball as a player, coach, official, TV-radio analyst and a fan, it has been argued at the end of each season over who is the best high school basketball team in Maine. …

Washington Academy sweeps Calais to win Class B crown

BDN staff reports on Oct. 31, 2010, at 7:59 p.m.
Top-seeded Washington Academy of East Machias went into Saturday’s Class B state championship match in Harrington looking for some redemption, and the Raiders got it. The Raiders defeated the defending champion and second-ranked Calais Blue Devils in straight sets, 25-16, 25-21 and 25-22, to earn their first state title under …
Nokomis' Jordin McGinnis, Kendra Underhill, Maria Adams, and Ali Manson with their championship trophy after defeating York in the State Class B Field Hockey game Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010. Bangor Daily News/Michael C. York

Extra motivation propelled Nokomis to state title

By Andrew Neff on Oct. 30, 2010, at 9:23 p.m.
ORONO — It was an all-too-familiar sight for several members of Nokomis High School’s field hockey team Saturday evening as the final seconds ticked off the clock in Saturday evening’s Class B state championship game. But this time around, it was York’s players shaking their heads in frustration, blinking back …

Title pursuit is nothing new for Ellsworth

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 30, 2010, at 4:56 p.m.
ELLSWORTH — The pursuit of titles never gets old for the Ellsworth boys soccer program, and now the defending Eastern Maine Class B champs are within one victory of yet another regional crown after a 3-0 semifinal victory over Old Town at Del Luce Stadium on Saturday. “We worked hard …

State titles up for grabs Saturday in field hockey

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 29, 2010, at 8:16 p.m.
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 in overtime against defending …

High school football playoffs kick off Friday

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 28, 2010, at 6:58 p.m.
Week 9 of the Maine high school football season brings with it the sense of urgency that comes with playoff time — win and advance or lose and be eliminated. Class A No. 7 Edward Little of Auburn (5-3) at No. 2 Bangor (7-1), 7 p.m. Friday: Bangor's first-round draw …
Presque Isle's Andrew Legassie wins the ball from Mount View's John Fox during Wednesday's Eastern Maine Class B boys soccer quarterfinal in Presque Isle. The Wildcats won 4-0.

Presque Isle boys blank Mount View

on Oct. 27, 2010, at 9:36 p.m.
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 up Brandon Bonville for …

Nokomis’ McGinnis capitalized on second chance

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 23, 2010, at 6:31 p.m.
ORONO — Nokomis High School senior forward Jordin McGinnis sought atonement. A brilliant play by John Bapst High School junior goaltender Aubrey Stanislawski had robbed her of a game-winning goal in the first overtime. But McGinnis converted a breakaway off a great pass from Leah Edmondson 2:02 into the second …
Ellswoth High School's Dan Curts finished first in the Eastern Maine Class B boys cross country race at the Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast Saturday. Curts had the best time in all three classes, finishing in 16 minutes, 26.45 seconds over the 5K course. (Bangor Daily News/Gabor Degre)

Caribou shows off depth in title run; BC, Eagles prevail

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 23, 2010, at 4:44 p.m.
BELFAST — Handicapping a cross country meet is difficult. But when Caribou boys coach Roy Alden was figuring out what the magic number would be for his Vikings to win their third straight Eastern Maine Class B championship, he estimated 45 points would do it. Alden was off by seven …
Competitors negotiate a tight turn on the course during the Eastern Maine Class B cross country regional at the Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast Saturday. John Bapst won the team title. (Bangor Daily News/Gabor Degre)

Washburn runner makes impression; state qualifiers decided

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 23, 2010, at 4:41 p.m.
BELFAST — Before Saturday, a high percentage of Maine’s cross country following had no idea who Carsyn Koch was. But now it’s a safe bet that the Washburn High freshman made a profound first impression on one of the state’s biggest running stages. Koch, who won the Eastern Maine Class …

Old Town names McDormand boys basketball coach

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 21, 2010, at 7:25 p.m.
After completing a four-year tenure as girls varsity basketball coach at Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln last summer, Brian McDormand was a coach without a team. But it was a short-lived experience, as McDormand was approved Wednesday night by the Regional School Unit 24 board of directors as the new boys …
Camden Hills' Shawna Kelly (left) and John Bapst's Elise Tilton battle for control of the ball at the University of Maine in Orono on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010 during Eastern Maine Class B quarterfinal field hockey action. (Bangor Daily News/Kevin Bennett)

John Bapst edges Camden Hills in EM quarterfinal

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 19, 2010, at 8:10 p.m.
ORONO — John Bapst of Bangor sophomore midfielder Elise Tilton is a game-changer. Tilton put on a dazzling exhibition in an Eastern Maine Class B field hockey quarterfinal against Camden Hills on Tuesday afternoon. She scored a goal, set up another one and made several key interceptions and field-length dashes …
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