Posts Tagged ‘University of Maine’

Montreal's Brian Flynn (32) celebrates with right wing Michael McCarron after scoring a goal in an October 2016 game. Flynn has signed a contract with the Dallas Stars, joining two other former University of Maine standouts.
Marc DesRosiers | USA TODAY Sports

Former UMaine forward signs 1-year deal with Dallas Stars

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 01, 2017, at 2:55 p.m.
Brian Flynn, a former Black Bear forward who was released by the Montreal Canadiens earlier this summer, has signed a 1-year, two-way contract with the Stars.
A sign encouraging University of Maine fans to purchase season memberships for the Black Bear men's hockey team is placed in a traffic island in downtown Bangor not far from City Hall.

University of Maine athletics probes Bangor for season ticket-holders

By Larry Mahoney on June 22, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Beginning three weeks ago, the University of Maine has posted 100 signs in Bangor, Old Town and Orono urging locals to purchase season tickets for football and men’s hockey games.
University of Maine's Vincent Eze (right) dunks on Stony Brook's Jakub Petras during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor

America East eliminates men’s basketball tourney play-in game

By Ernie Clark on June 08, 2017, at 3:51 p.m.
“We all looked at it as what’s best for the league,” said UMaine coach Bob Walsh. “I think the initial response as a coach is, ‘I don’t want there to be a chance that I don’t make the league tournament because then that’s a disaster.'”
Caroline Bicks, a Shakespeare expert at Boston College, will serve as the University of Maine's first Stephen King Chair of Literature starting in September.

Shakespeare expert tapped for UMaine’s new Stephen King professorship

By Nick McCrea on June 08, 2017, at 1 a.m.
The Stephen E. King Chair in Literature was announced early last year after The Harold Alfond Foundation offered a $1 million gift to help the English department recruit and retain top scholars.
UMaine has submitted a bid to host next year's America East baseball tournament at Mahaney Diamond in Orono.

UMaine submits bid to host 2018 America East baseball tourney

By Larry Mahoney on May 11, 2017, at 5:06 p.m.
UMaine previously hosted NCAA Northeast Regionals during their heyday under legendary coach John Winkin, who led them to five College World Series appearances during a six-year span from 1981-1986.

UMaine women’s basketball announces signing of German forward

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 04, 2017, at 7:57 p.m.
The program announced Thursday evening the signing of 6-foot-3 forward Kira Barra.
Former UMaine football player Brian Gaine is pursuing a general manager vacancy with the Buffalo Bills, according to a report.

Report: Former UMaine tight end to interview for Bills’ GM vacancy

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 03, 2017, at 4:54 p.m.
Brian Gaine, who hauled in 74 passes as a tight end for the Black Bears, will speak to the Bills soon about the general manager vacancy, according to a report in the Houston Chronicle.
Hundreds turned out to Saturday's March for Science at the University of Maine as part of a global rally in opposition to President Donald Trump's questioning of climate change and deep cuts he is proposing for research.

March for Science draws hundreds across Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on April 22, 2017, at 5:36 p.m.
A local version of the worldwide March for Science drew hundreds of scientists and those who support their work to the University of Maine campus on Saturday.

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.
Joe Miller of Old Town.

After 3 tours in Iraq, this veteran decided to call Maine home

By Erin Rhoda on May 10, 2015, at 2:55 p.m.

More people are celebrating Maine’s sense of place

By Anthony Ronzio and Erin Rhoda on Feb. 05, 2015, at 3:15 p.m.

5 years at UMaine: 1 expulsion, 8 suspensions, 62 reports of violence

By Erin Rhoda on June 27, 2014, at 5:02 p.m.

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.

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.

What to do with harvested tomatoes

By University of Maine Cooperative Extension on Aug. 31, 2011, at 12:58 p.m.

Ex-UMaine star to coach Bangor Christian basketball team

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 03, 2010, at 6:07 p.m.

Congratulations to MMA, Breton, Laughlin, Giants

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 02, 2010, at 6:14 p.m.
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.
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.