BELFAST — Even though Maggie Bryan had a look of quiet confidence heading into Saturday’s Class B girls cross country state championships, the John Bapst senior’s expectations were somewhat realistic. “We weren’t expecting to win,” Bryan said. “I don’t think we had any real particular expectations.”… Read More
    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… Read More
    Two proud athletic programs from different conferences are becoming acutely acquainted during this year’s fall sports postseason. Camden Hills of Rockport and John Bapst of Bangor were seeded to face each other in the Eastern Maine Class B quarterfinals in field hockey, girls soccer and boys… 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
    ORONO — The John Bapst football team isn’t accustomed to surrendering 22 points in a single game, much less one quarter. When Orono lit up the Morse Field scoreboard in the first quarter Friday night and had the Crusaders on their heels for a little while,… Read More
    Week 7 of the high school football season is headlined by the “Game of the Year” of the Eastern Maine regular-season variety — Bangor at Lawrence of Fairfield — and not even forecasts for a rain-soaked weekend can dampen the enthusiasm for this showdown. The projected… Read More
    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… Read More
    ELLSWORTH — Undefeated and untied teams are a rarity in Maine's schoolboy soccer world this fall. The Ellsworth Eagles remained one of just two teams statewide still boasting an unblemished record Wednesday evening, using two second-half goals by Cote Card to fend off stubborn John Bapst… Read More
    BANGOR — Even though the Presque Isle boys soccer team ran into a strong John Bapst goalkeeper in Adam Strang Saturday, the Wildcats managed to generate plenty of offense. Four different players tallied a goal each for coach Scott Young’s club while Josh Allen had a… Read More
    Week Six of Maine’s 2010 high school football season matches up two of Eastern Maine’s six remaining unbeaten teams as Lawrence leaves Fairfield to take on fellow 5-0 team Lewiston Friday night. The other 5-0 squads are also in action Friday night as Bangor travels to South Paris,… Read More
    BANGOR — After absorbing a 5-0 loss to Old Town barely two weeks ago, a youthful John Bapst of Bangor boys soccer team made a veteran move — holding a players-only practice. The move seems to have paid off, because the Crusaders — just 1-3-1 at… Read More
    OLD TOWN — With Saturday marking her last race on her home course, Dacie Manion wanted to have a big day. The Old Town High School senior did just that, overtaking two of Eastern Maine’s other top individuals to win the 3.1-mile Sectional Invitational in 19… Read More
    OLD TOWN — With Saturday marking the last time she’ll ever race on her home course, Dacie Manion wanted to do something special. The Old Town High School senior was every bit impressive in the Sectional Cross Country Invitational, as she tore up her home 3.1-mile… Read More
    Week 3 of the high school football season matches two of the top quarterbacks in Eastern Maine when Bangor hosts Cony of Augusta in a battle of the Rams. Bangor Rams (2-0) vs. Cony Rams (1-1), 7 p.m., Friday at Augusta: Bangor features senior quarterback-safety Joe Seccareccia,… Read More