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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
        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. Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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. Read More
    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,… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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. Read More
    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… Read More