Posts Tagged ‘MMA’

 

Congratulations to MMA, Breton, Laughlin, Giants

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 02, 2010, at 6:14 p.m.
Congratulations are in order for: THE MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY football team. The resilient Mariners had to deal with the tragic death of 24-year-old assistant coach Richard Dykas II in a pickup truck accident 10 days ago, but they were able to still go out and beat Bridgewater State 35-13 Saturday. …

MMA coach killed when pickup goes airborne, crashes

By Bill Trotter on Oct. 24, 2010, at 10:19 p.m.
PENOBSCOT — An assistant football coach at Maine Maritime Academy died early Sunday morning and another was injured as a result of a traffic accident, according to police. Richard E. Dykas II, 24, of Dedham, Mass., was behind the wheel of a 1999 Ford Ranger pickup truck when the accident …

MMA football has perfected triple option

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 20, 2010, at 7:30 p.m.
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out Maine Maritime Academy’s triple-option offense. Most of the time, the quarterback hands it to the fullback up the middle or he fakes it and carries it himself or he pitches it to one of his halfbacks. But it just may take …

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 …

Bower leads MMA football team to win; Husson dips to 0-5

BDN staff reports on Oct. 03, 2010, at 10:31 p.m.
CASTINE — Senior fullback Jim Bower ran for 239 yards and three touchdowns on 21 carries while leading his Maine Maritime Academy Mariners to a 61-32 football victory over Worcester State University Saturday afternoon. The 3-1 Mariners rolled up 635 rushing yards overall on 65 carries for an average of …

College roundup, Oct. 2-3

BDN staff reports on Oct. 03, 2010, at 9:56 p.m.
WOMEN’S SOCCER Middlebury (4-2-1) 2, Colby (2-2-3) 0 At Waterville, Saturday Middlebury goals: Gabriella Curbelo-Zeidman, Annie Rowell; goalie saves/shots: Lauryn Torch 4-6 Colby goalie saves/shots: Jayde Bennett 8-14 Southern Maine (4-7) 2, UMass Dartmouth (3-8) 1 (OT) At North Dartmouth, Mass., Saturday USM goals: Heidi DeHann 2; assists: Bridget Fitzgerald; …

UMaine football seeks to play smart

By Pete Warner on Oct. 01, 2010, at 8:12 p.m.
It is a re-evaluation kind of week for the University of Maine football team and some of its instate collegiate counterparts. The Black Bears hope to clean up their act in a tough Colonial Athletic Association game against a traditional rival, Husson University of Bangor looks to snap a four-game …

Maine small colleges all suffer losses in football

BDN staff reports on Sept. 25, 2010, at 10:17 p.m.
Saturday was a tough one for Maine Division III college football teams as Colby, Bowdoin, Bates, Husson University and Maine Maritime Academy were all beaten. Trinity defeated Colby of Waterville 33-6, Williams beat Bowdoin of Brunswick 33-15, Amherst stopped Bates of Lewiston 44-0, Maritime (N.Y.) rallied by Husson of Bangor …

UMaine begins CAA play Saturday

By Pete Warner on Sept. 24, 2010, at 7:10 p.m.
Whatever has happened during the first three weeks, success in conference play can earn teams a spot in the postseason. The University of Maine and Husson University of Bangor play their league openers, while Maine Maritime Academy of Castine kicks off intradivision play, highlighting Saturday’s games involving Maine college football …

Rende, Bower lift MMA by UMass Dartmouth

BDN staff reports on Sept. 19, 2010, at 8:57 p.m.
CASTINE – Junior Matt Rende rushed 16 times for 169 yards and was a part of four touchdowns in leading Maine Maritime Academy to a 42-0 victory over the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth Saturday. Rende tossed a 27-yard pass to Nic Bourassa in the second quarter to put the …
 
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