Maine McDonald’s Senior All-Star Teams
The 2019 Maine McDonald’s annual High School Senior All-Star Basketball Games will be played on March 9 at Newman Gymnasium on the campus of Husson University in Bangor. All-Star game tickets may be purchased at the door and are good for all four games and game-day events. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students, and free for children age 5 and under.
Senior All-Star Selections
Girls AA/A/B North
Delaney Haines, Deering; Grace Fontaine, Edward Little; Jade Perry, Edward Little; Mckenzie Beaudry, Foxcroft Academy; Bailey Donovan, Hampden Academy; Caitlynn Tracy, Hermon; Maddy Candage, Mount Desert Island; Jadah Adams, Oxford Hills; Madison Michaud, Presque Isle; Sydney Ames, Skowhegan; Annie Cooke, Skowhegan; Weslee Littlefield, Winslow; Paige Trask, Winslow
Girls C/D North
Ashlee Harris, Central Aroostook; Lily Gray, Deer Isle-Stonington; Kaylee Deering, Dexter; Jenna Dugal, Madawaska; Emily Tolman, Mattanawcook; Kylee Joyce, Narraguagus; Lanie Perry, Narraguagus; Camryn Rolfe, Penquis Valley; Mikaela Alley, Searsport; Samantha Falone, Schenck; Kassidy Mathers, Southern Aroostook; Kylie Vining, Southern Aroostook
Girls AA/A/B South
Grace Martin, Biddeford; Charlotte MacMillan, Brunswick; Mackenzie Holmes, Gorham; Bri Jordan, Gray-New Gloucester; Mikaela Ryan, Gray-New Gloucester; Anna DeWolfe, Greely; Julia Martel, Greely; McKenzy Ouellette, Massabesic; Abigail Nadeau, Oak Hill; Josie Couture, Scarborough; Katie Whitmore, South Portland; Haley Turcotte, Spruce Mountain
Girls C/D South
Faith Blethen, Boothbay Regional; Ashley Abbott, Boothbay Regional; Alexa Varnum, Dirigo; Alexandra Lessard, Forest Hills; Franceska Halloran, Hebron Academy; Kaeti Butterfield, Monmouth; Abby Ferland, Monmouth; Summer Ross, Mt. Abram; Brooke Egan, Rangeley; Hannah Moholland, Richmond; Layne Audet, Winthrop; Katie Perkins, Winthrop
Damien Vance, Bangor; Matt Fleming, Bangor; Ben Onek, Deering; Wol Maiwen, Edward Little; Garrett Trask, Hermon; James Anderson, Mt. Blue; Cooper Wirkala, Oceanside; Connor Robertson, Orono; Spencer Strong, Oxford Hills; Colton Carson, Oxford Hills; Jonah Hudson, Presque Isle; Marcus Christopher, Skowhegan
Tyson Gray, Bucksport; Ben Thomas, Central Aroostook; Trever Richards, Dexter; Caleb Delisle, Fort Kent; Camden Jandreau, Fort Kent; Percy Zentz, George Stevens; Alex Brown, Mattanawcook; Elijah Wood, Penobscot Valley; Grant Kidon, Penobscot Valley; Travis Thompson, Schenck; Colby McLean, Sumner; Drew Hayward, Woodland
Andrew Hartel, Cape Elizabeth; Niklas Hester, Falmouth; Oscar Saunders, Fryeburg; John Martin, Gray-New Gloucester; Andrew Storey, Greely; Zach Brown, Greely; Cameron Lovejoy, Kennebunk; Keegan Davis, Mountain Valley; Nick Fiorillo, Scarborough; Kayle Stewart, Spruce Mountain; Matt Sherburne, Wells; Chris Cummins, York
Stephen Reny, Boothbay Regional; Jeremy St. Germain, Dirigo; Brandon Gilboe, Forest Hills; Jakob Rivas, Forest Hills; Ashtyn Abbott, Hall-Dale; Alec Bryon, Hall-Dale; Jacob Meader, Madison; Connor Davies, Monmouth; Ilija Ivkovic, Temple; Joey Thomas, Valley; Jared McLaughlin, Winthrop; Cam Wood, Winthrop
Academic All-State Teams
Noah Missbrenner, Bangor; Matthew Duchaine, Cheverus; Richard Joyce, Cheverus; Cameron Harris, Cheverus; Niklas Hester, Falmouth; Nolan Porter, Houlton; Samuel Peterson, John Bapst; Duncan Rogers, Maranacook; Max Spelke, Mt. Ararat; Michael Murphy, Sacopee Valley; Alex Austin, Scarborough; Nick Fiorillo, Scarborough; Marcus Christopher, Skowhegan; Tyler Bridge, Wells
Abby Houghton, Bangor; Grace Martin, Biddeford; Faith Blethen, Boothbay Regional; Meghan Gerety, Cape Elizabeth; Christa Carr, Maine Central Institute; Celine Lawrence, Marshwood; Natalie Herbold, Marshwood; Courtney Thim, Marshwood; Kaitlin Seekins, Messalonskee; Molly McCluskey, Orono; Jocelyn Couture, Scarborough; Isabela Cloutier, South Portland
Girls Foul Shooters
North: Faith Sjoberg, Presque Isle; East: Peyton Grant, Dexter; Central: Annie Cooke, Skowhegan; South: Faith Blethen, Boothbay Region
Boys Foul Shooters
North: Chris Albert, Old Town; East: Jeremy Richard, Foxcroft; Central: Parker Desjardins, Forest Hills; South: Nicco Petre, Falmouth
Girls Coaches of the Year
North — Class AA: Brody Artes, Windham; A: Mike Leblanc, Skowhegan; B: Rob Rodrigue, Waterville; C: Dillon Kingsbury, Central Aroostook; D: Randall Shepard, Deer Isle-Stonington
South — Class AA: Michael Giordano, Scarborough; A: Todd Flaherty, Greely; B: Michael Labonte, Oak Hill; C: Brian Blethen, Boothbay; D: Heidi Deery, Rangeley
Boys Coaches of the Year
North — Class AA: Brad Libby, Bangor; A: Travis Magnusson, Mt. Blue; B: Ken Lindlof, Winslow; C: Peter Murray, Dexter; D: Skip Alley, Jonesport-Beals
South — AA: John Trull, Bonny Eagle; A: Mike Hathaway, Leavitt; B: Ryan Deschenes, Gray-New Gloucester; C: Todd MacAthur, Winthrop; D: Anthony Amero, Forest Hills
Girls Individual State Championships
106: Aliviah Anderson, Dexter Dec Kristin Ray, Erskine, 9-8
113: Kristina Kelly, Camden M-Dec Rylee Saucier, Caribou, 11-1
120: Anunthaya MacDonnell, Falmouth pinned Taylor Tillinghast, Madison, 4:18
132: Zoe Buteau, Lisbon/Oak Hill pinned Emma Fonger, Mount View, 5:46
145: Brooke Birkhahn, Deering Dec Madeline Tardiff, Nokomis, 10-6
160: Elizabeth Bernier, Bucksport pinned Breeanna Cameron, Monmouth, 4:57
182: Autumn Irwin, Dexter Dec Shelby Ostrowski, Maine Central Institute, 4-1
220: Chloe Kirschmann, Caribou Dec Tiffany Stevens, Sanford, 1:33
106: Emma Shaw, Skowhegan Dec Reese Hesseltine, Medomak Valley, 13-9
113: Jayda Stevens, Oxford Hills pinned Carolyn McGray, Madison, 2:05
120: Hailey Wood, Mount View pinned Molly Bennett, Dexter, 2:54
132: Rachel Tuck, Skowhegan pinned Abby Hanscome, Bucksport, 1:23
145: Alyssa Macquire, Bucksport Dec Elizabeth Bowman, Medomak Valley, 3-2
160: Neringa Parutyte, Mt. Ararat pinned Brooke Richards, Belfast, 0:59
182: Paige Anderson, Bucksport pinned Elizabeth Trask, Skowhegan, 0:36
220: double bye
North Atlantic Conference
Saturday, Feb. 16
No. 3 SUNY Canton 78, No. 6 Thomas 47
No. 4 NVU-Lyndon 66, No. 5 UMaine-Farmington 42
Friday, Feb. 22
At Husson University, Bangor
No. 4 NVU-Lyndon (14-11, 8-6 NAC) vs. No. 1 Husson (17-8, 13-1), 5:30 p.m.
No. 3 SUNY Canton (12-13, 8-6) vs. No. 2 Maine Maritime (18-6, 12-2), 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 23
At Husson, Bangor
Semifinal winners, 2 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 16
No. 4 Thomas 67, No. 5 Maine Maritime 63
No. 3 SUNY Canton 85, No. 6 UMaine-Presque Isle 63
Friday, Feb 22
No. 4 Thomas (13-12, 9-5 NAC) vs. No. 1 UMaine-Farmington (16-9, 11-3), 5:30 p.m.
No. 3 SUNY Canton (14-12, 9-5) vs. No. 2 Husson (15-10, 11-3), 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 23
Semifinal winners, 2 p.m.
WATERVILLE — Registration is open for Thomas College’s fifth annual Dirty Dog Mud Run to be held Sunday, April 14, at the college. The Thomas College Dirty Dog Mud Run is a 5K, 14-obstacle course that loops through both the woods and campus and will be held on Thomas College’s new campus trail, the Sukeforth Family Trail System. Obstacles range from monkey bars, tire flips, mud crawl, bucket carry, three-, four-, and five-foot walls and trails. The new course includes more mud pits, tire drags, and a few surprises. Registration is now open online. The cost is $45 and is open to everyone. All proceeds support Thomas College student recreation. In the past, we have purchased exercise bikes, fat-tire mountain bikes and disc golf baskets, and have built an outdoor ice rink.
PRESQUE ISLE — The Northern Maine Board of Approved Baseball Umpires begins its annual clinic for prospective umpires at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in Room 106 at the Christie Building at Northern Maine Community College. Candidates who pass the written exam after week 5 will then attend two umpiring mechanics classes and begin umpiring sub-varsity games this spring. The cost of the clinic is $45 and includes rule book, case book, printed materials and exam. For information, contact board clinician Bill Casavant at 207-551-5778 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
YARMOUTH — The Maine Baseball Hall of Fame seeks nominations for induction this year. Founded in 1969, the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame honors players, coaches, umpires, organizers and benefactors from all corners of the state who have achieved prominence in, made valuable contributions to, or had a lasting impact on, baseball in Maine. To make a nomination, include either a resume or supporting documentation and send it to: Maine Baseball Hall of Fame P.O. Box 1062, Yarmouth, ME 04096 or email to: email@example.com The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, March 1. The induction ceremony will be July 28.
BAILEYVILLE — The DownEast Credit Union Basketball Tournaments, for teams in grades 8 and below, will be held on two weekends in March at Woodland High School. The boys tournament is March 16-17 and the event for girls is set March 23-24. The cost is $130 per team with Certified I.A.A.B.O officials set to work the games. A hotshot competition is included and there will be a concession stand. Contact Woodland Recreation Department Director Michael Boies at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 207-427-6205 or 207-214-8784
OLD TOWN — The Old Town-Orono YMCA will hold the 34th Bob Messier Basketball Tournament on five separate weekends in February and March as follows: Grades 3-4, girls, Feb. 9-10; boys, Feb. 16-17; grades 7-8, girls, Feb. 23-24; boys, March 2-3; grades 5-6 girls, March 9-10; boys, March 16-17. The cost is $200 per team, due by Feb. 1. Call Dennis Whitney at 827-9622 or e-mail email@example.com.
ORONO — The Courageous Steps Project will be inviting local high school Unified Basketball teams to pound the court once again this March. The third annual Unified Basketball Fun-Day will be held 4-8 p.m. Friday, March 8, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at Orono High School gymnasium, with entrance in the back parking lot by the athletic fields. Admission is free for senior citizens, $3 for students, $5 for adults and $8 for families. Cash and checks only. Concessions available through Orono High School Boosters Club. Raffle tickets, logowear and other items for sale with cash, checks and credit/debit cards accepted. Donations are encouraged and will support Unified Basketball programs, and our organization, which continues to strive to help children and young adults with developmental challenges. For information on how you can support our organization, visit (www.thecourageousstepsproject.org), or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org .
PRESQUE ISLE — The Aroostook Basketball Camp for players ages 9-16 will be held June 24-29 for boys and July 8-12 for girls at Presque Isle gymnasiums. Camps are designed to help players develop skills through drills, games and lectures. The coaching staff includes successful high school and college coaches. Camp counselors will be high school and college players who will relate their playing experiences and help with instruction. Contact Bill Casavant at 207-551-5778, email@example.com, or Facebook at AroostookBasketballCamp.
BREWER — The Brewer Parks & Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the Noon Time Tee Time Golf Lessons, beginning Thursday, March 14. The four-week session is designed for adult golfers of all abilities. PGA Professional Mark Hall bring years of teaching experience to benefit participants. Those interested may register by going to www.brewerrec.com and creating an account. The fee is $40 for residents and $50 for non-residents. Maximum class size is 10.
BREWER — The Penobscot Ice Arena is offering several league programs Spring throughout the Summer for both youth and adults. Youth: Spring 3 on 3 League April through June 5. Spring Midget League: April 1 through June 4. Summer Youth Hockey: June 17 through Aug. 25. Adult: Adult A/B League: April 29 through Aug. 25; Adult C League: May 1 through Sept. 5. For more information on these leagues, go to our website penobscoticearena.org or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ORONO — The University of Maine is holding the 12th Healthy High Saturday, April 27, at the New Balance Recreation Center, Hilltop Road, University of Maine. The 15K starts at 9 a.m. followed by the 5K/10K at 9:30 a.m. The 5K/10K/15K run/walk begins at the rec center and continues on a course around campus ending back at the rec center. The courses will be timed until 1 p.m. Both the 5K course and the 10K course are certified by USATF. Prizes for the top male and female runners in each of the divisions for the 5/10/15K. Preregistration by paper goes until April 26.No refunds or transfers for this race.
PRESQUE ISLE — The Annual Himie Towle Memorial Winter Frolic, Saturday, March 2, at the Nordic Heritage Center. Includes a cross country ski events for all ages, with first- and second- place awards presented in 22 ski categories. Aroostook Cup points will be awarded to all ski entries 12 years and older competing in the 10K race or the 5K tour. Aroostook Cup contenders will also be again vying to win an Amish rocking chair. This mass start event is freestyle cross country. In addition to the ski competition, there will be opportunities for some youth and family “frolicking.” Trails will be open for those who want to snowshoe or cross country ski non-competitively. Registration, Saturday, March 2, 10-11:30 a.m. at the Heritage Center, with activities getting underway at noon. $10 for adults, $5 for youth, and $20 for families. Registration includes lunch and Frolic freebies for participants.