BANGOR — In the face of elimination, confidence can be a powerful weapon. With the clock ticking down in Saturday’s Class A semifinal match against Waterville, the Bangor girls soccer team was once again staring down a semifinal playoff exit in the face of one of… Read More
    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. Read More
    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… Read More
    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… 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
    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
    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… Read More
    DOVER-FOXCROFT — It wasn’t quite desperation time. But as the second half of Saturday’s Eastern Maine Class C boys soccer prelim between Foxcroft Academy and Piscataquis of Guilford began to wind down, the host Ponies weren’t certain they could overcome a 1-0 deficit. “We… Read More
    The Caribou boys and John Bapst girls cross country teams will be favorites to defend their Class B regional championships Saturday, as Eastern Maine’s best teams and individuals will converge in Belfast for regional supremacy. Races begin at 11 a.m. The Vikings… Read More
    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… Read More
        Earlier this summer, Jay Carlsen was faced with a dilemma no high school basketball coach enjoys.     The veteran Camden Hills of Rockport girls coach wanted to continue on the Windjammers’ bench but also wanted to watch his son Adam play basketball for the… Read More
    BANGOR — The Caribou and Bangor Christian boys and John Bapst and Orono girls weathered mud, wind and rain over a mucky 3.1-mile hilly course en route to Penobscot Valley Conference cross country titles Saturday at the Dorothea Dix field. Of all those teams, the Crusaders,… 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