Posts Tagged ‘state’

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 …
Bangor senior Kim Jordan squeezes through Waterville's Jordan Pellerin (left) and Emily Karter to gain control of the ball during their Eastern Maine Class A semifinal Saturday. Jordan and the Rams play Brunswick for the regional championship on Wednesday. (BDN Photo by John Clarke Russ)

Confident Rams believe they can slay Dragons

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 01, 2010, at 6:22 p.m.
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 its most bitter postseason …

State titles up for grabs Saturday in field hockey

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 29, 2010, at 8:16 p.m.
The ball had barely settled into the goal cage at Hampden Academy, and the magnitude of the moment hadn’t sunk in for Foxcroft Academy sophomore Monica Miles. Miles had just sent her Ponies into today’s Class C state final against North Yarmouth with her penalty-stroke goal in overtime against defending …

Leonardi smashes FOC record; Cheverus cruises to girls team title

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 02, 2010, at 6:26 p.m.
BELFAST — Two of the nation’s best schoolgirl cross country runners were on display Saturday, and they put on quite a show. Abbey Leonardi of Kennebunk became only the second girl to break the 18-minute barrier on Belfast’s 5-kilometer course at the Maine Cross Country Festival of Champions, blazing over …

Belfast coach Holmes credits players for 400 wins

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 20, 2010, at 5:51 p.m.
Allen Holmes’ first year coaching field hockey at Belfast was a tough one. The 1978 version of the Lions went 0-8-1 in their first year of varsity play, experiencing the typical growing pains a new high school program endures. But it has been nothing but success on the midcoast ever …
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