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
    Kelly Newton of the University of Maine has been named the America East Field Hockey Player of the Year. She is the first Black Bear to achieve such recognition. The junior from Vancouver, British Columbia, also was a unanimous all-conference, first-team selection and was among six… 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
    HAMPDEN — With a roster dotted with six freshmen and eight sophomores, some thought that perhaps this would be the year that the Skowhegan field hockey dynasty would end, at least for one year. But the Indians’ string of consecutive Eastern Maine Class A titles reached… Read More
    The Bangor High School boys soccer team is in familiar territory as Wednesday’s Eastern Maine Class A quarterfinals draw near — undefeated and atop the Class A standings. And while the Rams just completed their fourth consecutive undefeated regular season — the bulk of a 67-match… Read More
    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… Read More
    HAMPDEN — The Hampden Academy boys soccer team had a sense of urgency entering Tuesday night’s regular-season finale, but it couldn’t match Bangor’s sense of history. Coach David Patterson’s Rams broke open a scoreless match with three straight second-half goals, then held on for a 3-2… Read More
    On Oct. 13, 2000, the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux were in Orono for a two-game set against the University of Maine. With Black Bear coach Shawn Walsh away in California getting treatment for kidney cancer, which would claim his life… Read More
        Cindy Blodgett wants every available player in uniform when the UMaine women's basketball team opens its season Nov. 13 at home against Harvard.     For that reason, the Black Bears' fourth-year coach has canceled the annual Blue-White intrasquad scrimmage.   … Read More
    BANGOR — After an early exit from last year’s playoffs, the Calvary Chapel of Orrington boys soccer team hopes to finish off a similar fast start this season. The Sabers completed the first phase of that pursuit Monday, defeating Machias 3-0 at the University College of… Read More
        Earlier this summer, Jay Carlsen was faced with a dilemma no high school basketball coach enjoys.     The veteran Camden Hills of Rockport girls coach wanted to continue on the Windjammers’ bench but also wanted to watch his son Adam play basketball for the… Read More
    The University of Maine men’s ice hockey team has been selected second in the 2010 Hockey East Men’s Preseason Poll released Wednesday at Hockey East Media Day at the TD Garden in Boston. The Black Bears, who return 11 of their top 12 scorers and their… Read More
    PITTSFIELD — Pride in the sports teams runs strong at just about any high school and Maine Central Institute is no exception. On Saturday, the school will begin an era of honoring that tradition in perpetuity with the creation of a sports hall of fame. Those… Read More