David Barber

Asst. Sports Editor

 

O’Toole builds big lead, powers Scarborough past Skowhegan for Class A state softball title

By Dave Barber on June 15, 2013, at 5:40 p.m.
First baseman Kennadi Grover of Oceanside High School scoops up a grounder while preparing for Thursday’s Eastern Maine Class B softball title game against Gardiner at Coffin Field in Brewer Thursday. Oceanside went on to beat Gardiner 11-4 and will battle Greely for the state title at 11 a.m. Saturday at Saint Joseph’s College in Standish.

Bucksport, Penobscot Valley to defend softball state crowns; Oceanside, Skowhegan on hunt

By Dave Barber on June 14, 2013, at 9:30 p.m.
Bangor's Skyler Cassum pitches against Skowhegan on Thursday during the Class A regional championship. Skowhegan won 2-0.

Skowhegan’s Therriault one-hits Bangor 2-0 for Eastern Maine Class A softball title

By Dave Barber on June 13, 2013, at 10:36 p.m.

Maine Junior Golf Tour opens July 1 at five courses

By Dave Barber on June 13, 2013, at 7:21 p.m.

Two more Seacoast Blackbear youth soccer teams win state titles

By Dave Barber on June 12, 2013, at 7:27 p.m.

Penobscot Valley beats Woodland in Class D softball semifinal

By Dave Barber on June 10, 2013, at 8:13 p.m.
Skowhegan's Morgan Buker (right) and Taylor Johnson (left) congratulate Anne-Marie Provencal (center) after she scored a run in Saturday night's Eastern Maine Class A softball semifinal at Coffin Field in Brewer. The Indians won 5-2.

Skowhegan scores 4 in sixth, tops Brewer in Class A softball semis

By Dave Barber on June 08, 2013, at 11:10 p.m.

Former Ellsworth standout Tim Scott named Hampden Academy girls basketball coach

By Dave Barber on June 07, 2013, at 5:28 p.m.

Brewer hammers out 23-2 Class A softball quarterfinal win over Erskine

By Dave Barber on June 06, 2013, at 7:22 p.m.
Bangor’s Skylar Cassum delivers a pitch against Brewer during a game earlier this season. Cassum helped the seventh-ranked Bangor Rams upset No. 2 Cony 6-4 in an Eastern Maine Class A quarterfinal Wednesday, earning Bangor a noon Saturday semifinal against No. 6 Oxford Hills in South Paris.

‘Fearless, relentless’ Bangor earned softball upset over Cony

By Dave Barber on June 06, 2013, at 4:01 p.m.
Hermon's Kaitlin Saulter, center, pulls away from the field in the final stretch of the 400 meter during Saturday's Class B state championship meet at Morse High School in Bath.

Hermon’s Saulter breaks her own 400-meter dash state record

By Dave Barber on June 05, 2013, at 8:29 p.m.

Hermon softball powers past Caribou in Class B prelim

By Dave Barber on June 04, 2013, at 8:03 p.m.
Waterville High School's Bethanie Brown set records in the 800-, 1,600-, and 3,200-meter runs during the Class B state track and field championships Saturday at McMann Field in Bath.

Waterville outdoor track and field should continue to be strong

By Dave Barber on June 04, 2013, at 4:12 p.m.
Ricky Jones contemplates a shot on the second hole during the Paul Bunyan Golf Tournament at the Penobscot Valley Country Club in Orono Sunday.

Jones fires 71 at PVCC, wins Bunyan golf tourney by seven strokes

By Dave Barber on June 02, 2013, at 7:34 p.m.

Jones leads Gay by 2 after first round of Bunyan golf tourney

By Dave Barber on June 01, 2013, at 10:07 p.m.
Hermon's Kaitlin Saulter, center, pulls away from the field in the final stretch of the 400 meter during Saturday's Class B championship meet at Morse High School in Bath.  To her left, finishing second, is Old Town's Kelsey Maxim.

Waterville girls, boys sweep state Class B track titles

By Dave Barber on June 01, 2013, at 8:47 p.m.
Michael Poulin (left) of Dexter, David Frederick (center) of Orono and Norton Revell of Orono stand on the podium after receiving their medals in the javelin throw in the Penobscot Valley Conference Small School Track and Field Championships at Foxcroft Academy in Dover-Foxcroft on Monday, May 27, 2013.

Orono High pole vaulter Frederick passing his ‘bar’ exams

By Dave Barber on May 30, 2013, at 6:40 p.m.
Ryan Gay putts on the first hole during the second round of the Harris Golf Paul Bunyan Amateur Golf Tournament at Penobscot Valley Country Club in Orono in June 2011. Gay posted a 3-under-par 69 for a two-day winning total of 1-under-par 141.

Catell, Harris renew attempt to win Paul Bunyan Amateur Golf Tournament title; Gay, Jones, Harvey top challengers

By Dave Barber on May 30, 2013, at 3:49 p.m.

Bangor Youth Hockey, Penobscot Valley Hockey Conference merge; Brewer declines offer

By Dave Barber on May 29, 2013, at 5:23 p.m.

Madawaska Girls Tennis 1 at Fort Kent 4

By Lee Theriault on May 29, 2013, at 4 p.m.