Posts Tagged ‘University of Maine’


Maine seniors don't want dubious distinction

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 20, 2010, at 6:44 p.m.
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 four years during the …
Syracuse running back Delone Carter, right, tries to evade Maine's Donte Dennis during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010. Dennis has returned to the UMaine defense after undergoing elbow surgery.

Bears failed to execute vs. Syracuse, stumbled in second half

By Pete Warner on Sept. 19, 2010, at 6 p.m.
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 a first-half lead evaporate as the …
UMaine place-kicker Chris Gennaro practices field goals with the aid of holder Jared Turcotte and snapper Spencer Wood (foreground) during Friday afternoon's practice at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y.

UMaine hopes to cash in twice at Syracuse

By Pete Warner on Sept. 17, 2010, at 8:25 p.m.
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. Maine Black Bears (1-1) at Syracuse …

Hero’s hosting Maine football watch party

BDN staff reports on Sept. 17, 2010, at 6:57 p.m.
BANGOR – Hero’s Family Sports Grill will host a watch party for the University of Maine’s football game at Syracuse University Saturday at 7:15 p.m. The party will start at 5 p.m. Hero’s is located at 268 Odlin Road.

UMaine hockey team bonds while meeting challenge of climbing Mount Katahdin

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 17, 2010, at 4:38 p.m.
ORONO – University of Maine freshman goalie Dan Sullivan is used to facing blistering slap shots that can certainly cause their share of bruises. But the York, Pa., native wasn’t used to climbing mountains. He said there aren’t a lot of mountains in York, Pa. So when he and his …

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 …

Laliberte leads UM-Farmington past USM

BDN staff reports on Sept. 16, 2010, at 12:02 a.m.
FARMINGTON – Hattie Laliberte scored two goals in leading the University of Maine-Farmington past the University of Southern Maine of Gorham 2-1 in field hockey action Wednesday.. Jessica Martin assisted the winning goal, 5:13 into the second half for the 2-0 Beavers. Sarah Brown saved five of nine shots. Ariel …
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