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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
        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… Read More
    2010-11 BLACK BEARS SCHEDULE OCTOBER 8: UMass Lowell, 7 p.m. 9: Connecticut, 7 p.m. 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,… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    DURHAM, N.C. — Duke has extended the contract of women’s basketball coach Joanne P. McCallie through the 2016-17 season. The school announced the three-year extension Friday, three weeks before the Blue Devils begin practice. Athletic director Kevin White calls McCallie “one of the bright… Read More
    DURHAM, N.C. — Duke has extended the contract of women’s basketball coach Joanne P. McCallie through the 2016-17 season. The school announced the three-year extension Friday, three weeks before the Blue Devils begin practice. Athletic director Kevin White calls McCallie “one of the bright… Read More
    ORONO — The five seniors on the University of Maine men’s hockey team are looking to avoid a dubious distinction this season. If they don’t make the NCAA Tournament, they would be the first class that failed to qualify for an NCAA Tournament berth in its… Read More
    ORONO — The five seniors on the University of Maine men’s hockey team are looking to avoid a dubious distinction this season. If they don’t make the NCAA Tournament, they would be the first class that failed to qualify for an NCAA Tournament berth in its… Read More
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The University of Maine knew beating Bowl Championship Subdivision opponent Syracuse would require outstanding execution, tremendous resolve — and maybe a little luck. The Black Bears didn’t demonstrate those key elements during Saturday night’s game at the Carrier Dome. UMaine watched… Read More
    Any given Saturday. It’s a term coaches use to motivate their players for games, especially those against more highly-regarded opponents. The University of Maine hopes to post an upset Saturday night when it takes on Bowl Championship Subdivision member Syracuse at the Carrier Dome. Read More