Posts Tagged ‘Dexter’


Four candidates vying for three open Dexter Town Council seats

By Bill Pearson, Piscataquis Observer on Oct. 31, 2012, at 4:09 p.m.
The new year will bring a new look to the Town Council as three new members will be sworn in. Two town councilors have decided not to seek re-election and another decided to resign at year’s end, which has resulted in four candidates vying for three open …
Foxcroft's Rachel Keane, left, and Dexter's Crystal Cunningham, right,  battle for control of the ball during first-half action on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at Hampden. Foxcroft won 1-0 in overtime to win the Eastern Maine Class C title. (Bangor Daily News/Kevin Bennett)

Ponies shock top-seeded Tigers, take ‘C’ crown

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 26, 2010, at 9:14 p.m.
HAMPDEN — Foxcroft Academy field hockey coach Gene Philpot has seen a little bit of everything during her 33 years coaching the Ponies. But even she was stunned after her second-seeded Ponies upset top seed and defending state Class C champion Dexter 1-0 in overtime in their Eastern Maine championship …

John Bapst made correct decision to play on turf

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 26, 2010, at 5:03 p.m.
The John Bapst High School girls field hockey team practiced and played at the University of Maine's turf field this season. Coach Gina Schuck said her girls loved the surface. Maine's turf resembles the old carpet-like Astroturf, not the grass-like FieldTurf that has become much more popular.Story continues below advertisement. …

Tigers hunting for third straight EM title

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 25, 2010, at 7:12 p.m.
BANGOR — Even though quality skills on the field are an essential factor to winning championships, the Dexter field hockey team possesses three important internal qualities that have been the key to the Tigers’ recent success. Heart, desire and passion. “(Those are) all things that we have,” senior back Shelbee …

Lancaster, Tigers roar into semifinals

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 20, 2010, at 8:39 p.m.
DEXTER — With a tradition of postseason success, late October and early November is usually when the Dexter field hockey team is roaring. The defending Class C state champions took the first step in defending that title Wednesday, getting two goals from Shelbee Lancaster as coach Margaret Veazie’s club breezed …

Dexter field hockey team focused on current challenge

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 04, 2010, at 6:04 p.m.
The Dexter Tigers are the defending Class C state field hockey champions, and are favored to make another run this fall. But don’t tell that to veteran head coach Margaret Veazie. One of the biggest reasons Veazie’s teams have been successful over the years is that after the hardware is …