Posts Tagged ‘University of Maine’


Take this moon trivia quiz for a chance to win tickets to ‘Back To The Moon For Good’!

on June 27, 2016, at 10:51 a.m.
You’ll be entered to win four tickets to “Back to the Moon for Good” at the Emera Astronomy Center.
Friends and family sendoff Maine Maritime Academy students aboard the State of Maine as they depart Castine on their annual training cruise for students in this May 2015 file photo.

Maine Maritime is ranked top school in country for preparing students for high-paying jobs

By Erin Rhoda on Oct. 29, 2015, at 1:17 p.m.
Brookings estimated the direct, long-term contribution of the college on graduates’ future earnings, while controlling for things like the academic traits of students.
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After 3 tours in Iraq, this veteran decided to call Maine home

By Erin Rhoda on May 10, 2015, at 2:55 p.m.
Where is home for you? Is it where you live now or a place where you used to live? Does a person, not a place, embody home for you? We tend to describe veterans returning from combat overseas as “coming home.” But for many veterans, their home changes. Or their …

Learn how to harvest and store onions through the winter

By University of Maine Cooperative Extension on Oct. 11, 2011, at 11:03 a.m.
Beautiful fall weather in Maine makes for easy harvesting of onions. But how best to store all those yellow and red globes to keep through the winter?

Need to prepare your home for colder nights? Learn how to do a self-energy audit

By University of Maine Cooperative Extension on Sept. 07, 2011, at 11:09 a.m.
The nights are starting to get a little cooler and it’s time to start thinking about how to button up your house for winter. The University of Maine Cooperative Extension shows how to do an energy self audit and answers questions about when you might need to have a professional …

What to do with harvested tomatoes

By University of Maine Cooperative Extension on Aug. 31, 2011, at 12:58 p.m.
Did you harvest lots of tomatoes in the days before Tropical Storm Irene hit Maine? The University of Maine Cooperative Extension offers some advice on what to do with them so all that hard work doesn’t go to waste.

Ex-UMaine star to coach Bangor Christian basketball team

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 03, 2010, at 6:07 p.m.
BANGOR — Kevin Reed had a star-studded basketball career at the University of Maine, then went on to play professionally for three years in Europe. Now the former Black Bears guard hopes to translate that accumulated knowledge of the sport into success for the Bangor Christian boys basketball team as …

Congratulations to MMA, Breton, Laughlin, Giants

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 02, 2010, at 6:14 p.m.
Congratulations are in order for: THE MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY football team. The resilient Mariners had to deal with the tragic death of 24-year-old assistant coach Richard Dykas II in a pickup truck accident 10 days ago, but they were able to still go out and beat Bridgewater State 35-13 Saturday. …
Members of the Skowhegan field hockey team show off their State Championship trophy after beating Cheverus in the Class A final Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010. Bangor Daily News/Michael C. York

Skowhegan, NYA show off old state-title form

By Andrew Neff on Oct. 31, 2010, at 6:10 p.m.
ORONO — It was a great day to be clad in orange and black on a chilly fall afternoon which even saw a brief snow flurry at Morse Field. Both the Skowhegan Indians and North Yarmouth Academy Panthers were making successive appearances in Saturday’s state championship field hockey games and …
Nokomis' Jordin McGinnis, Kendra Underhill, Maria Adams, and Ali Manson with their championship trophy after defeating York in the State Class B Field Hockey game Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010. Bangor Daily News/Michael C. York

Extra motivation propelled Nokomis to state title

By Andrew Neff on Oct. 30, 2010, at 9:23 p.m.
ORONO — It was an all-too-familiar sight for several members of Nokomis High School’s field hockey team Saturday evening as the final seconds ticked off the clock in Saturday evening’s Class B state championship game. But this time around, it was York’s players shaking their heads in frustration, blinking back …

Skowhegan caps unbeaten season with Class A field hockey title

By Andrew Neff on Oct. 30, 2010, at 5:54 p.m.
ORONO — Despite returning just two seniors from the only field hockey team from Skowhegan not to end its season with a state championship in nine years, motivation was not a problem for the Indians this season. That was evident in Saturday afternoon’s Class A state championship game against Cheverus …

NYA outlasts Foxcroft for state C crown in field hockey

By Andrew Neff on Oct. 30, 2010, at 4:41 p.m.
ORONO — Since their tried-and-true plays weren’t netting any scores, the North Yarmouth Academy girls decided to reach into their bag of tricks on Halloween eve. As a result, the Panthers were treated to a 2-1 Class C state field hockey championship victory over Foxcroft Academy that lasted through regulation, …

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 …
Orono's Alex Crocker, Hanna Renedo, and Kate Berry celebrate Orono's second gaol against Madawaska in Orono on Friday, October 29, 2010. Orono won 3-0.

Crocker, Renedo, Berry put Orono girls in final

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 29, 2010, at 6:57 p.m.
ORONO — Experience can be a big factor in the heat of postseason soccer, and the Orono girls have plenty of it, having played for state championships the last two seasons. The Red Riots moved one step closer to returning to that stage Friday, getting a goal apiece from Alex …

John Bapst made correct decision to play on turf

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 26, 2010, at 5:03 p.m.
The John Bapst High School girls field hockey team practiced and played at the University of Maine's turf field this season. Coach Gina Schuck said her girls loved the surface. Maine's turf resembles the old carpet-like Astroturf, not the grass-like FieldTurf that has become much more popular.Story continues below advertisement. …
Camden Hills' Shawna Kelly (left) and John Bapst's Elise Tilton battle for control of the ball at the University of Maine in Orono on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010 during Eastern Maine Class B quarterfinal field hockey action. (Bangor Daily News/Kevin Bennett)

John Bapst edges Camden Hills in EM quarterfinal

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 19, 2010, at 8:10 p.m.
ORONO — John Bapst of Bangor sophomore midfielder Elise Tilton is a game-changer. Tilton put on a dazzling exhibition in an Eastern Maine Class B field hockey quarterfinal against Camden Hills on Tuesday afternoon. She scored a goal, set up another one and made several key interceptions and field-length dashes …

WZON is making a lineup change

By Andrew Neff on Oct. 18, 2010, at 7:24 p.m.
    Seventeen years after debuting as Bangor’s first, all-sports radio station, The Sports Zone will be shifting programming back to a mix of sports and political talk.     Sources have confirmed that Stephen King-owned Bangor radio station WZON (620 AM) will be going from a 24-hour, all-sports format to a …

Maine college schedule

BDN staff reports on Oct. 07, 2010, at 9:30 p.m.
2010-11 BLACK BEARS SCHEDULE OCTOBER 8: UMass Lowell, 7 p.m. 9: Connecticut, 7 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. 14: at Michigan State, 7 p.m. 15: at Michigan State, 7:30 p.m. 22: North Dakota, 7:30 p.m. 23: North Dakota, 7 p.m. 30: at Vermont, 7 p.m. NOVEMBER 6: at Boston Univ., 7 …

Maine hockey capsule look

BDN staff reports on Oct. 01, 2010, at 9:46 p.m.
No. 7 MAINE vs. UMASS LOWELL, CONNECTICUT Time, site: UML, Friday, 7 p.m.; UConn, Saturday, 7 p.m.; Alfond Arena, Orono Records: Maine 0-0, UML 0-0, UConn 0-0 Series, last meeting: Maine leads UML 71-29-3, Maine 3-2 (OT) on March 14; Maine leads UConn 2-0, Maine 10-4 on Nov. 29, 1978Story …
The University of Maine's Kaitlyn MacIsaac celebrates her teammate Maggie Malone's goal against Vermont during the first half of the game in Orono Thursday.  Maine won the game 2-1. (Bangor Daily News/Gabor Degre)

Maine rallies past Vermont

BDN staff reports on Sept. 30, 2010, at 9:42 p.m.
ORONO — Lisa Bigman scored off a Maddie Hill assist 19:02 into the second half to lead the University of Maine to a 2-1 come-from-behind women’s soccer victory over the University of Vermont Thursday. Maggie Malone scored an unassisted goal late in the first half to tie it for the …