BANGOR — The University of Maine men’s hockey team practiced at Bangor’s Sawyer Arena on Tuesday and Wednesday and it brought back memories for freshmen left wing Mark Anthoine. The Lewiston native played for Saint Dominic High School before leaving to play Junior hockey. Read More
    ORONO — In spite of poor shooting, frequent fouls and lackluster rebounding, the University of Maine women’s basketball team was in position to win Tuesday night. With the game on the line, it was Central Connecticut that made the necessary plays to come out on top. Read More
    Junior tight end Derek Buttles and junior safety Jerron McMillian headline a group of six University of Maine football players to earn All-Colonial Athletic Association recognition this season. Buttles and McMillian were named to the All-CAA second team, while junior receiver Derek Session, sophomore offensive guard… Read More
    ORONO — All season long, the University of Maine football team was unable to make enough plays in critical situations to win consistently. That is exactly how the Black Bears’ disappointing 2010 campaign came to an end Saturday afternoon on Morse Field. Tight end Jeff Falvey… Read More
        ORONO — All season long, the University of Maine football team was unable to make enough plays in critical situations to win consistently.     That is exactly how the Black Bears' disappointing 2010 campaign came to an end Saturday afternoon on Morse Field. Read More
    SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Katelyn Vanderhoff hit a jumper with 5:43 left to play Friday night to give the University of Maine women their first lead of the second half and the Black Bears pulled away 74-66 to earn their first win of the season against Bryant University. Read More
    ORONO — The University of Maine men’s hockey team hasn’t been a come-from-behind team in recent years. Over the previous three seasons, Maine was 14-39-5 when it surrendered the game’s first goal and 1-36-4 when trailing after two periods. But, so far this season,… Read More
    Corey Conner placed fourth overall Saturday to lead the University of Maine women’s cross country team to a 16th-place finish in the NCAA Division I Northeast Regional at Madison, Conn. Conner was timed in 19 minutes, 57.3 seconds in the 6-kilometer race. The time should give… Read More
    ORONO — Entering Saturday night’s Hockey East game against Northeastern University, University of Maine junior defenseman Ryan Hegarty had one goal in 64 career games and sophomore center Klas Leidermark had two in 39 contests. Hegarty’s previous goal was an empty-netter against Merrimack on Jan. 9. Leidermark last… Read More
    ORONO — The University of Maine is among the Division I men’s basketball programs that have never qualified for the NCAA tournament. The Black Bears hope to scratch their name from that list and add it to the roster of America East champions this season. Read More
    The Husson University field hockey team’s defenders will have their hands full today when they travel to Wellesley, Mass., to take on high-powered Babson College in an NCAA Division III tournament game. Game time is 4 p.m. The Eagles are 10-5 and won their second straight… Read More
    ORONO — The University of Maine women’s basketball team had only two opportunities this preseason to demonstrate its progress under game conditions. Saturday night’s exhibition contest against the University of New Brunswick gave the Black Bears a good test going into their regular-season opener. Read More
    BOSTON — A tie can feel like a win or a loss. The players on the University of Maine’s men’s hockey team could have justifiably experienced both emotions after Saturday night’s 2-2 overtime tie with Boston University at Agganis Arena. Freshman center and NHL… Read More
    By Kerri Vautour/Special to the BDN AMHERST, Mass. — The University of Massachusetts caused difficulty for Maine Saturday, no matter who was on the field, as the Minutemen offense, defense, and special teams all scored against the Black Bears. Starting with a 97-yard return… Read More
    ORONO — One week before its regular-season opener, the University of Maine women’s basketball team received a test of its readiness to take on a Division I opponent. The Black Bears trailed most of the evening, but eventually wiped out an 11-point, second-half deficit Saturday night… Read More
    ORONO — Josh Van Dyk has shown consistent improvement during his four years along the blue line for the University of Maine men’s hockey team. But he has been overshadowed by point-producing defensemen Will O’Neill and Jeff Dimmen. Not any more. “He… Read More