The schedule is unique and the travel considerable, but little is stopping the boys basketball team at Islesboro Central School this winter. The Eagles are off to their best start in a decade, boasting a 10-1 record good for second place in Western Maine Class D… Read More
    During the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Old Town High School hockey program dominated Class B. During one five-year stretch, Old Town went 94-10 and won four Eastern Maine titles and two state championships. However, when Sockalexis Arena on Indian Island closed its… Read More
    CALAIS — This was supposed to be the season when everyone caught up to the Calais boys basketball program. The Blue Devils ran through several classes of players en route to three Class C state titles and four regional crowns during the last five years, as… Read More
    BREWER — Edward Little entered Tuesday night’s Class A schoolboy basketball game with a distinct height advantage over Brewer, and the Red Eddies from Auburn didn’t waste time putting it to good use. Senior forward Bo Leary scored 10 of his game-high 28 points to spark… Read More
    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth boys basketball team had won its first five games of the season by an astonishing average of 32.6 points, which begged the question of how the Eagles would respond to a serious challenge. That challenge came Tuesday evening from similarly undefeated Presque… Read More
    This marks a second straight short week on the schoolboy basketball schedule, with just one game statewide — a makeup contest between Lee Academy and Deer Isle-Stonington — currently set for New Year's Eve on Friday and no contests slated for the first day of… Read More
    Most high school athletes proceed from a fall sport to a winter sport and then to a spring sport each year, deriving varying degrees of personal satisfaction depending on which sport is their favorite. But sometimes that procession isn’t as automatic. Luke Morrill is… Read More
    The weather outside may have been frightful the last couple of days, but there is nothing scary about the start the Washburn girls basketball team is enjoying. Well, it could be scary for the rest of Class D. Coach Mike Carlos’ Beavers have won their first… Read More
    Holiday basketball tournaments during Christmas vacation started in the ’60s and are still going today. From the ’60s through 2008 there was no MPA policy, as there is today, limiting schools to only five countable dates for preseason or exhibition games including holiday tournaments. While coaching… Read More
    Wrestling High school At Caribou Caribou 45 Fort Kent 30 103: Chelsea Martin (Car) by forfeit; 112: Megan Pelletier (FK) pinned Amber Kelley 1:32; 119: Jason Case (Car) by forfeit; 125: Michael Selander (Car) pinned Cassidy Spencer 3:24; 130: Cody… Read More
    BANGOR — The Bangor High School hockey team didn’t waste much time taking advantage of a Messalonskee High School team that had 11 freshmen and sophomores among its 17 available players and was without standout junior goalie Nate DelGiudice due to a knee injury. Twelve Rams… Read More
    LEE — The Lee Academy boys basketball team never expected to be in such a position after leading by 18 points in the opening minute of the third quarter and with four Penobscot Valley players already in foul trouble. But when the Pandas still needed a… 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
    The West all-stars claimed victories Sunday in both the girls and boys games in the 16th annual Maine Soccer Coaches Senior Bowl at Hampden. The West Seniors topped the East 5-4 in the girls game while the West also won the boys game 6-4. 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
    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