Posts Tagged ‘PTC’


Bangor football game moved to Husson

BDN staff reports on Nov. 05, 2010, at 11:11 a.m.
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 contest has been moved …
Bangor's Josiah Hartley (23) heads for some yardage down the sideline in the first half against Edward Little at Cameron Stadium, Bangor, Friday, Oct. 29, 2010. Bangor won 16-0.

Bangor football team opens with playoff victory

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 29, 2010, at 8:19 p.m.
With Joe Seccareccia limited to playing only offense due to a shoulder injury, the Bangor football team was missing arguably one of the best defensive players in the state, a hitting machine at free safety who at 6-foot-6 also bedevils opposing passing attacks. But don’t tell Edward …

High school football playoffs kick off Friday

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 28, 2010, at 6:58 p.m.
Week 9 of the Maine high school football season brings with it the sense of urgency that comes with playoff time — win and advance or lose and be eliminated. Class A No. 7 Edward Little of Auburn (5-3) at No. 2 Bangor (7-1), 7 p.m. Friday: Bangor's first-round draw …

Traditional high school football rivalries may fade away

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 21, 2010, at 5:37 p.m.
A few years ago, I'd get a kick out of my dad coming home from work at Fayscott Corp. in Dexter and telling me how all he heard all day long was how the Tigers were going to defeat Foxcroft Academy in whatever sport was being played at the time. …
Bangor running back Wyatt Frost (32) jumps over a diving Lawrence free safety Alex Leathers (19) in the first half of their game in Fairfield, Maine, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010. Bangor Daily News/Michael C. York

Lawrence shut down Bangor in second half

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 16, 2010, at 10:20 p.m.
FAIRFIELD — Thwarted by a goal-line stand that denied them a touchdown just before intermission, the Lawrence Bulldogs countered with suffocating defense of their own in the second half Saturday night to surge past Bangor 21-14 in a battle of Class A football unbeatens before a crowd estimated at 3,000 …

PTC Class B football features parity

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 12, 2010, at 7 p.m.
Much has been made of the parity within the Eastern Maine Class C football ranks this season, save for undefeated Stearns of Millinocket, whose first-team defense has allowed just eight points in its first six games. But the same case might be made in Eastern B, which boasts a dominant …

Stevens leads stampede as Broncos round up homecoming win

By Andrew Neff on Oct. 08, 2010, at 11:15 p.m.
HAMPDEN – This was anything but a patsy Hampden Academy had scheduled as a homecoming football opponent, but the final score sure made it seem that way. The Broncos ground it out on the ground in the first half, scoring three touchdowns in an 8 1/2-minute span of the second …
Bangor's Zeb Tuell (24) breaks the line of scrimmage and looks for running room followed by teammate Nick Sherwood (83) in the second half of their game against Mt Blue in Bangor Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010.  Bangor Daily News/Michael C. York

Defense set the tone for Bangor vs. Mt. Blue

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 02, 2010, at 6:10 p.m.
BANGOR — The Mt. Blue Cougars came to town Saturday armed with the most prolific passing offense in the Pine Tree Conference Class A football ranks. But Bangor High School defensive end John Kelley and his teammates forced the “Cougar Gun” to fire a series of self-inflicted wounds, as the …

Whitten helps Waterville avoid ‘trap’

By Ernie Clark on Sept. 25, 2010, at 4:54 p.m.
ROCKPORT — It’s known in sporting parlance as a “trap” game, the contest on the schedule between two major showdowns. But after a tough loss to perennial power Gardiner last weekend and with a homecoming date against defending Class B state champion Leavitt of Turner Center next Saturday, the Waterville …

Waterville holds off Camden Hills in PTC

By Ernie Clark on Sept. 25, 2010, at 4:54 p.m.
ROCKPORT — Junior fullback J.T. Whitten rushed for 157 yards and scored three touchdowns as Waterville rebounded from its first loss of the season to defeat Camden Hills 35-22 in a Pine Tree Conference Class B football battle at Palmer Field on Saturday afternoon. Waterville, now 3-1, will host defending …

Bangor pulls away from Eagles in 2nd half

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 24, 2010, at 11:27 p.m.
BANGOR – If you look at the score, 34-6, you would assume that the Bangor High School Rams cruised past Messalonskee High School of Oakland Friday night. But scores can be misleading. The game was actually scoreless until there was just eight-tenths of the second left in the first half …

High school football perseveres in Maine

By Ernie Clark on Sept. 23, 2010, at 5:10 p.m.
For folks who invest some of their free autumn hours in following high school football, much about the sport in Eastern Maine has changed in recent years. While many fans still find nothing to compare to the community bonding atmosphere football provides, in general fewer are attending the games. Too …

Calais vs. Stearns, Messalonskee at Bangor highlight week 4

By Ernie Clark on Sept. 23, 2010, at 4:55 p.m.
Week 4 of the high school football schedule not only concludes the first half of the season but includes some compelling showdowns on Friday night. In Class A, undefeated Bangor hosts Messalonskee of Oakland while Lawrence of Fairfield treks to Farmington to play Mt. Blue in a battle of unbeatens. …
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