Posts Tagged ‘football’


6 UMaine players earn All-CAA honors

By Pete Warner on Nov. 22, 2010, at 9:38 p.m.
Junior tight end Derek Buttles and junior safety Jerron McMillian headline a group of six University of Maine football players to earn All-Colonial Athletic Association recognition this season. Buttles and McMillian were named to the All-CAA second team, while junior receiver Derek Session, sophomore offensive guard Chris Howley, senior kick …

WNEC outslugs Maine Maritime

on Nov. 21, 2010, at 11:14 p.m.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Western New England College’s football team capped its most successful season with a decisive 66-41 victory over Maine Maritime Academy in the ECAC North Central Bowl Championship game. Junior quarterback Bryce Brown set a school record with 467 total yards — 307 rushing — and scored five …

James Madison football holds off UMaine

By Pete Warner on Nov. 20, 2010, at 3:57 p.m.
ORONO — All season long, the University of Maine football team was unable to make enough plays in critical situations to win consistently. That is exactly how the Black Bears’ disappointing 2010 campaign came to an end Saturday afternoon on Morse Field. Tight end Jeff Falvey caught a short screen …

UMaine football takes on James Madison, Live Updates

By Pete Warner on Nov. 20, 2010, at 12:07 p.m.
    ORONO — All season long, the University of Maine football team was unable to make enough plays in critical situations to win consistently.     That is exactly how the Black Bears' disappointing 2010 campaign came to an end Saturday afternoon on Morse Field.     Tight end Jeff Falvey caught …

County’s call took a lot of guts

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 16, 2010, at 6:22 p.m.
Lewiston High School football coach Bill County took a monumental gamble Friday night by trying to pick up a first down on fourth and a long yard at his own 10-yard line. The Blue Devils led Bangor 25-20 in their Eastern Maine Class A final. There was 2:38 left. The …

Nov. 10, 2010, Local Sports Results

on Nov. 11, 2010, at 12:21 a.m.
Today’s games College Women’s Ice Hockey Northeastern at Maine, 7 p.m. * * * * * High school playoffs FOOTBALL EASTERN MAINE Class A Regional final Friday, Nov. 12 No. 4 Lewiston (8-2) at No. 2 Bangor (9-1), 7 p.m. Class B Regional final Saturday, Nov. 13 No. 3 Gardiner …

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 …

UMass’ versatile attack sinks Bears

on Nov. 07, 2010, at 5:15 p.m.
By Kerri Vautour/Special to the BDN AMHERST, Mass. — The University of Massachusetts caused difficulty for Maine Saturday, no matter who was on the field, as the Minutemen offense, defense, and special teams all scored against the Black Bears. Starting with a 97-yard return for a score on the opening …

UMaine facilities good choice for high school contests

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 28, 2010, at 5:26 p.m.
John Bapst of Bangor and Orono recently brought high school football back to the University of Maine for the first time in 11 years, and the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. The artificial surface at Morse Field negated the effect of daylong rain on the contest. Each team observed Senior …

Bears prevailed despite sluggish offense, ailing defense

By Pete Warner on Oct. 23, 2010, at 12:07 p.m.
KINGSTON, R.I. — A different result might have crushed the spirit of the struggling University of Maine football team. Instead, the Black Bears made a critical play with their backs against the goal line and a game on the line Saturday afternoon. Rhode Island quarterback Steve Probst was stopped on …
Bangor's Joe Seccareccia fends off a Brewer tackler during their game last season. Seccareccia will lead the Rams in the 103rd meeting of the two schools Friday at 7 p.m. at Cameron Stadium in Bangor. (BDN File Photo)

Brewer vs. Bangor, John Bapst at Stearns highlight week 8

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 21, 2010, at 4:49 p.m.
Week 8 of the high school football schedule features one of the state’s oldest rivalries, a clash for top seed in the LTC, and other battles for playoff positioning or survival as the regular season concludes. Brewer Witches (0-7) vs. Bangor Rams (6-1), 7 p.m. Friday, Cameron Stadium, Bangor: These …

Parcells no longer working at Dolphins’ HQ

By STEVEN WINE on Oct. 19, 2010, at 11:05 a.m.
MIAMI — Bill Parcells has again reduced his role with the Miami Dolphins: He stopped coming to work. Parcells cleared out his office and no longer works at the team complex, but the Dolphins said he’ll continue as a consultant to general manager Jeff Ireland and coach Tony Sparano. “Whether …
Villanova running back Angelo Babbaro (22) races out of the hands of Maine linebacker Donte Dennis (10) and down the sideline for a  touchdown in the second half of their NCAA college football game in Orono, Maine, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010. (AP Photo/Michael C. York)

Villanova’s versatility plagued Maine; URI next for Bears

By Pete Warner on Oct. 16, 2010, at 2:54 p.m.
ORONO — Villanova University may not possess quite the level of talent and cohesiveness that carried it all the way to the Football Championship Subdivision national title last season, but it remains a formidable challenger this season in the Colonial Athletic Association. Saturday afternoon, the sixth-ranked Wildcats demonstrated the benefits …

Most football games postponed

BDN staff reports on Oct. 15, 2010, at 9:43 p.m.
Friday’s heavy rains reduced the evening’s Eastern Maine high school football schedule to a trickle. Most contests scheduled regionally were postponed and due to be made up Saturday evening, leaving Dexter at Stearns of Millinocket, Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield at Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln and John Bapst hosting Orono …
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Ervin brings small-town work ethic to UMaine football

By Pete Warner on Oct. 15, 2010, at 9:26 p.m.
ORONO — It has become increasingly difficult in recent years for instate football players to earn significant playing time at the University of Maine. Playing in the nation’s most demanding Football Championship Subdivision conference, the Colonial Athletic Association, competition for time on the field is fierce. Levi Ervin of Lisbon …

UMaine football faces 4th straight top-25 foe

By Pete Warner on Oct. 15, 2010, at 8:23 p.m.
It’s put up or shut up time for the University of Maine football team, which welcomes defending Football Championship Subdivision national champion Villanova to Orono for its homecoming contest. It headlines a full Saturday schedule of football games involving Maine college programs. No. 6 Villanova Wildcats (3-2) at Maine Black …

John Bapst, Orono to play at UMaine

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 13, 2010, at 11:06 p.m.
High school football will return to the University of Maine for the first time in more than a decade Friday night when John Bapst of Bangor hosts Orono in an LTC clash. The game, set for a 7 p.m. start, is believed to be the first high school regular-season night …
Bangor High grad Lonnie Hackett has been named one of five winners of the National Football Foundation's National High School Student-Athlete Award.

Hackett earns scholar-athlete honor

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 12, 2010, at 10:04 p.m.
Lonnie Hackett’s high school career featured academic excellence and athletic success, a combination that was recognized on a national scale Tuesday. The 2010 Bangor High School graduate was selected as one of five winners of the annual National High School Scholar-Athlete Award. First presented in 1991 by the National Football …

Chemistry lacking for UMaine football team

By Pete Warner on Oct. 12, 2010, at 9:37 p.m.
It has been a thoroughly unsatisfying season thus far for the University of Maine football team — and its fans. The Black Bears have passed the halfway point of their schedule and head into their final five games with a 2-4 record, including a 1-2 mark in Colonial Athletic Association …
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