BANGOR — A good recipe for championship success in soccer is typically a stingy defense coupled with an efficient offense, and the Bangor girls used both of those to claim their first Eastern Maine Class A championship since 2005. Now, the Rams will be looking to… Read More
    BANGOR — A sluggish preseason left members of the Bangor High School boys soccer team uncertain as to whether they would remain among the top Class A programs in the state this fall. Several losses in exhibition matches fostered a touch of angst about living up… Read More
    Due to rain and deteriorating field conditions, there have been schedule changes made to the Pine Tree Conference Class A football semifinal slated for Friday. Second-seeded Bangor (8-1) and No. 3 Mt. Blue of Farmington (7-2) will play their game as scheduled Friday night, but the… Read More
    The four Western Maine schoolboy soccer champions that will play for state titles Saturday include three consistent contenders in their divisions and one team making its first trip to the final game in 16 years. The relative newcomer is Western A champion Portland, which defeated Gorham… Read More
    It’s regional semifinal weekend in the Eastern Maine high school football world, and the field of championship hopefuls will be halved once again. Class A No. 3 Mt. Blue Cougars (7-2) at No. 2 Bangor Rams (8-1), 7 p.m. Friday, Cameron Stadium, Bangor: Bangor… Read More
    BANGOR — Kevin Reed had a star-studded basketball career at the University of Maine, then went on to play professionally for three years in Europe. Now the former Black Bears guard hopes to translate that accumulated knowledge of the sport into success for the Bangor Christian… Read More
    BRUNSWICK — Strong defensive efforts from sophomore Denae Johnson and goalkeeper Mia Smith propelled the Bangor Rams to a 2-1 victory over the Brunswick Dragons in the Eastern Maine Class A schoolgirl soccer final Wednesday. Johnson closely guarded Brunswick senior star Allie Walton throughout the game,… Read More
    Twenty Maine student-athletes are in the running to be the state winner of the 2010 Wendy’s High School Heisman Award. Created in 1994 by Wendy’s and the Heisman Memorial Trust, the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award recognizes high school seniors nationwide who excel in athletics, academics… Read More
    Seldom do high school archrivals meet with a championship on the line. But when Aroostook County rivals Presque Isle and Caribou meet today for the third time this year, an Eastern Maine Class B girls soccer championship will be at stake. Longtime PI coach Ralph Michaud… Read More
    Wednesday’s schoolboy soccer regional finals feature some familiar opponents. Four of the five games involving teams from the region represent postseason rematches from a year ago — including three encore presentations of 2009 regional finals as Bangor hosts Brunswick in Eastern Maine Class A, Orono visits… Read More
    BANGOR — In the face of elimination, confidence can be a powerful weapon. With the clock ticking down in Saturday’s Class A semifinal match against Waterville, the Bangor girls soccer team was once again staring down a semifinal playoff exit in the face of one of… Read More
    BANGOR — Jordan Charpentier completed three touchdown passes to three different receivers in leading the No. 2 John Bapst Crusaders to a 31-0 Eastern Maine Class C quarterfinal football victory over the No. 7 Rockland Tigers Saturday at Cameron Stadium. John Bapst will host the No. Read More
    ORONO — It was a great day to be clad in orange and black on a chilly fall afternoon which even saw a brief snow flurry at Morse Field. Both the Skowhegan Indians and North Yarmouth Academy Panthers were making successive appearances in Saturday’s state championship… Read More
    ORONO — It was an all-too-familiar sight for several members of Nokomis High School’s field hockey team Saturday evening as the final seconds ticked off the clock in Saturday evening’s Class B state championship game. But this time around, it was York’s players shaking their heads… Read More
    ELLSWORTH — The pursuit of titles never gets old for the Ellsworth boys soccer program, and now the defending Eastern Maine Class B champs are within one victory of yet another regional crown after a 3-0 semifinal victory over Old Town at Del Luce Stadium on Saturday. Read More
    ORONO — Since their tried-and-true plays weren’t netting any scores, the North Yarmouth Academy girls decided to reach into their bag of tricks on Halloween eve. As a result, the Panthers were treated to a 2-1 Class C state field hockey championship victory over Foxcroft Academy… Read More
    BELFAST — Christian Sleeper had a nervous yet confident look on his face Saturday as officials posted results of the Class B boys cross country championship meet on a red building at Troy Howard Middle School. When Sleeper finally peered at the team standings and saw… Read More