Posts Tagged ‘Old Town’

A volunteer prepares lunch at the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter in this September 2013 file photo.

‘How easy it is to make a difference in someone’s life': What these Old Town middle schoolers learned about poverty

By Erin Rhoda on June 09, 2015, at 6:36 p.m.
Over the last several months, 10 Maine middle schools, and nearly 700 Maine students, have worked to solve pressing issues in their communities and the world as part of the first annual Samantha Smith Challenge. Participating students identified a concerning issue, researched it to the point where they could advocate for a solution, …
Garvey Melmed of Old Town High School (left), who helped the Coyotes win the Class B basketball state title last winter, has earned a spot on the University of Maine men's basketball team as a freshman nonscholarship player.

Old Town standout earns spot on UMaine men’s basketball team

By Pete Warner on Oct. 15, 2014, at 12:50 p.m.
Even after helping Old Town High School win the Class B state championship last season, Garvey Melmed was unsure what his basketball future might entail. He decided to set his goals high. Melmed has been rewarded for his talent and drive as he has earned a spot on the University …

Old Town hockey undergoing resurgence

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 19, 2011, at 7:22 p.m.
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 doors to hockey in the fall …

Old Town’s Wilcox a national champion

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 08, 2010, at 8:41 p.m.
Sarah Wilcox never got the opportunity to play for a championship at Old Town High School. But now she is a national champion and she played an integral role in the accomplishment. Sophomore Wilcox was the right back for the University of Massachusetts Lowell’s field hockey team that beat Shippensburg …
Old Town's Dacie Manion leads Maranacook's Abby Mace and John Bapst's Adrienne Carmack early in the Class B state cross country race in Belfast Saturday. Manion went on to win in 18 minutes, 50 seconds while Carmack finished third to help John Bapst win the team title. (BDN Photo by Ryan McLaughlin)

John Bapst runners at their best in title meet

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 30, 2010, at 4:14 p.m.
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.” It turns out the …
Old Town's Kelsey Maxim, right,  attemps to gain possesion of the ball  from Ellsworth's Heather Tupper during first-half action on Frdiay, Oct. 22, 2010 at Ellsworth. Ellsworth won 1-0.

Curtis goal gives Eagles win over Coyotes

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 22, 2010, at 8:09 p.m.
ELLSWORTH — With its back line hounding Old Town striker Katie DeShane all over the Del Luce Stadium turf Friday night, the Ellsworth girls soccer team was waiting for someone to step up and provide some offensive heroics. It was only fitting that in a match where the Eagles’ young …

Old Town names McDormand boys basketball coach

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 21, 2010, at 7:25 p.m.
After completing a four-year tenure as girls varsity basketball coach at Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln last summer, Brian McDormand was a coach without a team. But it was a short-lived experience, as McDormand was approved Wednesday night by the Regional School Unit 24 board of directors as the new boys …
Bangor's Joe Seccareccia fends off a Brewer tackler during their game last season. Seccareccia will lead the Rams in the 103rd meeting of the two schools Friday at 7 p.m. at Cameron Stadium in Bangor. (BDN File Photo)

Brewer vs. Bangor, John Bapst at Stearns highlight week 8

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 21, 2010, at 4:49 p.m.
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, Cameron Stadium, Bangor: These …

Coach, new offense rejuvenate Old Town football team

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 19, 2010, at 5:59 p.m.
OLD TOWN — As Steve Calande began meeting members of the Old Town High School football team last summer, the Coyotes’ new coach quickly came face-to-face with the stark reality of a program that had experienced victory just four times in the previous eight years. “I remember asking one of …
Old Town's goalkeeper Annie Cashon could only watch Orono's Hanna Renedo's shot go into the net during the firsh half of the game in Orono Tuesday afternoon. (Bangor Daily News/Gabor Degre)

Red Riots edge rival Coyotes

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 28, 2010, at 9:58 p.m.
ORONO — On windy days, controlling the ball on the ground and playing a short possession game is key to a soccer team’s success. That possession-minded style played to the Orono girls team’s advantage on a blustery Tuesday afternoon. Alex Crocker scored what proved to be the game-winner early in …
Orono keeper Alex Caballero jumps to deflect an Old Town shot in the second half of their game in Orono Monday, Sept. 27, 2010.

Orono, Old Town battle to stalemate

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 27, 2010, at 8:48 p.m.
ORONO — Two years ago, brothers Alex Caballero and Miguel Caballero played soccer for Old Town High School. But they transferred to Orono High a year ago and combined to rescue a tie against their former team on Monday. Goalkeeper Alex made eight saves on 22 shots, including tie-preserving stops …

Caribou boys, John Bapst girls win Sectional meet

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 25, 2010, at 6:21 p.m.
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 minutes, 25.74 seconds. Manion …

Old Town’s Manion wins final race on home course

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 25, 2010, at 6:21 p.m.
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 course en route to …

Sulinsky, Dupont lead Old Town by Hermon

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 22, 2010, at 10:42 p.m.
OLD TOWN — The Old Town High School field hockey team ran into a hot goalie Wednesday night in 14-year-old Hermon High School sophomore Nicolette Hashey. But the Coyotes’ relentless pressure paid off as seniors Ella Sulinsky and Kayla Dupont had a goal and an assist apiece and freshman Tia …

QBs in spotlight as Bangor, Cony clash

By Ernie Clark on Sept. 16, 2010, at 5:38 p.m.
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, who led the …