HAMPDEN — After an action-packed first half that could have easily produced a 2-1 halftime score, yet remained scoreless, both team’s coaches had the same feeling: The first goal of the game would be the most critical, and maybe even the only one. It… Read More
    By Jessica Bloch/Special to the BDN HAMPDEN –- One year after a disappointing loss in the Class C state championship game, the Fort Kent boys soccer team found itself Saturday morning back at Hampden Academy’s Weatherbee Complex, again playing in the title contest. But… Read More
    HAMPDEN — It’s getting so the Bangor Christian boys soccer team almost gets a feeling of comfort whenever they see the Richmond Bobcats warming up on the other side of the field before a state championship game. Maybe it’s the familiarity… For the second… Read More
    BANGOR — Calvary Chapel Christian dominated the first 40 minutes of Wednesday’s Eastern Maine Class D boys soccer championship game. Third-seeded Bangor Christian conceded that fact, but vowed not to let it continue. The playoff-tested Patriots remained patient, turned up their intensity and tallied… Read More
    BANGOR — Kevin Reed had a star-studded basketball career at the University of Maine, then went on to play professionally for three years in Europe. Now the former Black Bears guard hopes to translate that accumulated knowledge of the sport into success for the Bangor Christian… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    BANGOR — The disappointment of the 2009 postseason is only fueling the fire of the Calvary Chapel boys soccer team. The Sabers of Orrington fell in the opening round after earning the top seed in Eastern Maine Class D last fall, and after a… Read More
    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… Read More
    BANGOR — After an early exit from last year’s playoffs, the Calvary Chapel of Orrington boys soccer team hopes to finish off a similar fast start this season. The Sabers completed the first phase of that pursuit Monday, defeating Machias 3-0 at the University College of… Read More
    When Katahdin High School couldn’t field a girls soccer team this fall due to lack of interest, the season appeared to be over for sophomores Megan Merry and Makayla Patterson and freshman Natalia Nattress. But that didn’t last long as boys coach Matt Lindsay welcomed all… Read More
    BANGOR — Bangor Christian High School junior striker Brad Wilcox entered Wednesday’s game against Foxcroft Academy with 20 goals and five assists in seven games. The defending state Class D soccer champs proved they have plenty of other weapons to complement the dynamic Wilcox. Read More