Posts Tagged ‘Class C’


Stearns’ defense paving the way for success

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 09, 2010, at 7:33 p.m.
MILLINOCKET — The defensive success enjoyed by the undefeated Stearns High School football team this fall can be summarized by the three E’s — experience, emotion and execution. The Minutemen will play in the program’s first LTC championship game since 2003 against John Bapst of Bangor on Saturday afternoon, in …

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 …
Members of the Fort Kent girls soccer team celebrates a goal by Alexis Desjardins (7) during the second half of Saturday's Class C soccer state championship game in Hampden. Sacopee Valley of South Hiram won 2-1 in overtime.

Senior girls propel Sacopee Valley by Fort Kent

By Pete Warner on Nov. 07, 2010, at 5:07 p.m.
HAMPDEN — Emily Lane and Kara Singleton are among five Sacopee Valley seniors who have been playing soccer together since they were youngsters. So when Kayla Brown bumped a pass over to Singleton outside the box in overtime Saturday afternoon, Lane knew what would happen next. Singleton’s well-placed pass ahead …
The Fort Kent girls soccer team celebrates its only goal against Sacopee on Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Hampden. Sacope went on to win in overtime 2-1 to claim the Class C state title. (Bangor Daily News/Kevin Bennett)

Sacopee Valley tips Fort Kent girls in OT

By Pete Warner on Nov. 06, 2010, at 3:57 p.m.
HAMPDEN — Emily Lane was sent in alone by teammate Kara Singleton and scored with 9:58 remaining in overtime, lifting Sacopee Valley of South Hiram to a 2-1 victory over Fort Kent in Saturday’s Class C girls state championship soccer game. Lane also set up a second-half goal by Singleton …

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) …
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. …
John Bapst High School's Mark Dieuveuil (right) is tackled by Rockland High School's Dan Stone during the first quarter of their Eastern Maine Class C quarterfinal game in Bangor Saturday. John Bapst won 31-0. (Bangor Daily News/Gabor Degre)

John Bapst rolls, to face MCI in semifinal

BDN staff reports on Oct. 31, 2010, at 11:44 p.m.
BANGOR — Jordan Charpentier completed three touchdown passes to three different receivers in leading the No. 2 John Bapst Crusaders to a 31-0 Eastern Maine Class C quarterfinal football victory over the No. 7 Rockland Tigers Saturday at Cameron Stadium. John Bapst will host the No. 3 Maine Central Institute …
Members of the Skowhegan field hockey team show off their State Championship trophy after beating Cheverus in the Class A final Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010. Bangor Daily News/Michael C. York

Skowhegan, NYA show off old state-title form

By Andrew Neff on Oct. 31, 2010, at 6:10 p.m.
ORONO — It was a great day to be clad in orange and black on a chilly fall afternoon which even saw a brief snow flurry at Morse Field. Both the Skowhegan Indians and North Yarmouth Academy Panthers were making successive appearances in Saturday’s state championship field hockey games and …

NYA outlasts Foxcroft for state C crown in field hockey

By Andrew Neff on Oct. 30, 2010, at 4:41 p.m.
ORONO — Since their tried-and-true plays weren’t netting any scores, the North Yarmouth Academy girls decided to reach into their bag of tricks on Halloween eve. As a result, the Panthers were treated to a 2-1 Class C state field hockey championship victory over Foxcroft Academy that lasted through regulation, …

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 …
Orono's Alex Crocker, Hanna Renedo, and Kate Berry celebrate Orono's second gaol against Madawaska in Orono on Friday, October 29, 2010. Orono won 3-0.

Crocker, Renedo, Berry put Orono girls in final

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 29, 2010, at 6:57 p.m.
ORONO — Experience can be a big factor in the heat of postseason soccer, and the Orono girls have plenty of it, having played for state championships the last two seasons. The Red Riots moved one step closer to returning to that stage Friday, getting a goal apiece from Alex …
Madawaska's Gregoire faucher, foreground, and Orono's Alexander Introne collide as they attempt to control the ball during first-half action in a Class C quarterfinal on Thursday, October 28, 2010 in Orono. Orono won 2-1. (Bangor Daily News/Kevin Bennett)

Orono, Penquis boys to battle in semifinal

BDN staff reports on Oct. 29, 2010, at 12:17 a.m.
MILO — The No. 3 Penquis Patriots scored four first-half goals to beat the No. 6 Calais Blue Devils 4-0 and advance to the semifinal round of the Eastern Maine Class C boys soccer playoffs Thursday. The Patriots will take on the No. 2 Orono Red Riots Saturday. Jerell Arefein, …

Dexter loses protest over EM final finish

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 28, 2010, at 9:42 p.m.
Monica Miles' successful overtime penalty stroke that gave Foxcroft Academy its 1-0 win over Dexter in their Eastern Maine Class C championship game Tuesday shouldn't have been awarded, according to Dexter High School Principal Steve Bell, who filed an official protest with the Maine Principals' Association. Based on the rule …

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 …
Washburn's Carsyn Koch (right) shields the ball from Brooke LaBelle of Ashland during a girls soccer game in Presque Isle in August. Koch is also becoming one of the state's top cross country runners as she won the Eastern Maine Class C individual title in Belfast Saturday. The Beavers are fielding a program for the first time in seven years. (Photo by Kevin Sjoberg)

Koch has Beavers on the run

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 25, 2010, at 6:43 p.m.
Carsyn Koch’s weekly schedule is going to be a hectic one the next couple of weeks, but she wouldn’t have it any other way. The Washburn High freshman will not only be training for Saturday’s Class C cross country state championships in Belfast, but will be on the soccer field …
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 …