The West all-stars claimed victories Sunday in both the girls and boys games in the 16th annual Maine Soccer Coaches Senior Bowl at Hampden. The West Seniors topped the East 5-4 in the girls game while the West also won the boys game 6-4. Read More
    HAMPDEN — After an action-packed first half that could have easily produced a 2-1 halftime score, yet remained scoreless, both team’s coaches had the same feeling: The first goal of the game would be the most critical, and maybe even the only one. It… Read More
    By Jessica Bloch/Special to the BDN HAMPDEN –- One year after a disappointing loss in the Class C state championship game, the Fort Kent boys soccer team found itself Saturday morning back at Hampden Academy’s Weatherbee Complex, again playing in the title contest. But… Read More
    HAMPDEN — It’s getting so the Bangor Christian boys soccer team almost gets a feeling of comfort whenever they see the Richmond Bobcats warming up on the other side of the field before a state championship game. Maybe it’s the familiarity… For the second… Read More
    David Patterson greeted a reporter just before Saturday night’s Class A boys soccer final and revealed what seemed like an ambitious strategy. “We’re playing for two goals in the first 10 minutes,” he said. Patterson, who took over the Bangor program three years ago… Read More
    HAMPDEN — Emily Lane and Kara Singleton are among five Sacopee Valley seniors who have been playing soccer together since they were youngsters. So when Kayla Brown bumped a pass over to Singleton outside the box in overtime Saturday afternoon, Lane knew what would happen next. Read More
    FALMOUTH — Phil Frost looked more like a battered UFC competitor than a soccer player Saturday night, his bloodied nose filled with cotton and the left side of his face swollen — the result of on-field collision moments earlier. But the wide grin that dominated even… Read More
    FALMOUTH — The Falmouth girls soccer team needed three coaches to get through the season, but just one goal to win the Class B state championship. The Yachtsmen, playing on their home field, used Jessica DiPhilipo’s penalty kick with 15 minutes left in the second half… Read More
    FALMOUTH — The Bangor girls soccer team knew it was facing a challenge in Saturday’s Class A state championship match as the Rams were dealing with a Scarborough club that had surrendered only one goal all season – on a penalty kick. But coach Joe Johnson’s… Read More
    HAMPDEN — Emily Lane was sent in alone by teammate Kara Singleton and scored with 9:58 remaining in overtime, lifting Sacopee Valley of South Hiram to a 2-1 victory over Fort Kent in Saturday’s Class C girls state championship soccer game. Lane also set up a second-half… Read More
    BANGOR — Calvary Chapel Christian dominated the first 40 minutes of Wednesday’s Eastern Maine Class D boys soccer championship game. Third-seeded Bangor Christian conceded that fact, but vowed not to let it continue. The playoff-tested Patriots remained patient, turned up their intensity and tallied… Read More
    BANGOR, Maine — Bangor High School goalkeeper Mia Smith made a diving save on Waterville’s Jordan Pellerin on the fifth round of penalty kicks Saturday afternoon, helping the Rams escape with a 2-1 Eastern Maine Class A semifinal soccer victory. Coach Joe Johnson’s second-seeded Rams (14-0-2)… Read More
    BANGOR — The disappointment of the 2009 postseason is only fueling the fire of the Calvary Chapel boys soccer team. The Sabers of Orrington fell in the opening round after earning the top seed in Eastern Maine Class D last fall, and after a… Read More
    Carsyn Koch’s weekly schedule is going to be a hectic one the next couple of weeks, but she wouldn’t have it any other way. The Washburn High freshman will not only be training for Saturday’s Class C cross country state championships in Belfast, but will be… Read More
    DOVER-FOXCROFT — It wasn’t quite desperation time. But as the second half of Saturday’s Eastern Maine Class C boys soccer prelim between Foxcroft Academy and Piscataquis of Guilford began to wind down, the host Ponies weren’t certain they could overcome a 1-0 deficit. “We… Read More