Posts Tagged ‘tournament’

 

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 …

UMaine’s Newton AE offensive player of year

BDN staff reports on Nov. 03, 2010, at 8:32 p.m.
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 Black Bears to earn …
Members of the Bangor Rams celebrate at midfield after defeating the Brunswick Dragons 2-1 in the Eastern Maine Class A final Wednesday in Brunswick. (Photo by George Almasi/The Times Record)

Bangor girls end Brunswick’s 36-game win streak, claim title

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 03, 2010, at 5:41 p.m.
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, and that effort made …

Twenty student-athletes nominated for Wendy’s Heisman Award

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 02, 2010, at 5:47 p.m.
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 and in the community. …
Caribou's Olivia Sleeper (right) and Presque Isle's Hillary Albert chase down a loose ball during a game earlier this season. The two rivals will battle for the Eastern Maine Class B title tonight at 6 in Presque Isle. (BDN File Photo)

PI-Caribou clash highlights girls soccer regionals

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 02, 2010, at 5:17 p.m.
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 believes it’s the first …
Ellsworth's Kyle Haslam leaps over Camden Hills' Sam Vail during an Eastern Maine Class B semifinal last season. Haslam will lead Ellsworth against Camden Hills today when the Eagles host the Windjammers in the EM final at 4:30 p.m. (BDN File Photo)

Boys soccer regionals feature familiar matchups

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 02, 2010, at 4:55 p.m.
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 Fort Kent in Eastern …
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 …

Skowhegan tops Eagles in EM Class A final

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 26, 2010, at 10:45 p.m.
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 double figures Tuesday night, …

Bangor boys soccer team begins title quest Wednesday

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 26, 2010, at 3:46 p.m.
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 unbeaten stretch in regular-season …

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 boys finish regular season unbeaten

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 19, 2010, at 9:18 p.m.
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 victory over the Broncos …

Maine, North Dakota hockey programs are similar

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 19, 2010, at 4:42 p.m.
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 less than a year later, UND coach Dean …

UMaine women cancel hoop scrimmage

By Pete Warner on Oct. 18, 2010, at 8:43 p.m.
    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.     Coach Ted Woodward's men's squad will play its scrimmage …
Machias goalkeeper A. J. Dolley stops a shot on goal from Calvary Chapel during first-half action at Bangor on Monday Ocotber 18, 2010. Calvary Chapel won 3-0. (Bangor Daily News/Kevin Bennett)

Calvary Chapel tops Machias, improves to 14-0

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 18, 2010, at 8:33 p.m.
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 Bangor field to cap …

Longtime Camden Hills basketball coach Carlsen steps down

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 18, 2010, at 5:07 p.m.
    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 boys team.     Family ultimately …
Maine's Tanner House (center) celebrates his goal with teammates Robbie Dee, Gustav Nyquist and Will O'Neill during their Hockey East quarterfinal game last March in Orono. Maine has been picked to finish second in Hockey East in a preseason coaches poll announced by the league Wednesday.

Coaches pick Maine second in Hockey East poll

BDN staff reports on Sept. 29, 2010, at 4:58 p.m.
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 entire defense corps, received …

MCI christening sports hall of fame Saturday

By Christopher Cousins on Sept. 16, 2010, at 9:32 p.m.
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 who enter the school’s …
 
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