Ernie Clark

Reporter

 
Drakkar Klose (left) blocks against a kick from Devin Powell during UFC Fight Night at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, on Sunday.

Southern Maine fighter loses in UFC debut

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 17, 2017, at 4:21 p.m.
Devin Powell’s debut with the Ultimate Fighting Championship ended in defeat Sunday night.
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Balance boosts undefeated MDI, Edward Little

on Jan. 17, 2017, at 10:59 a.m.
The 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 on Saturday. Stony Brook won 74-54. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Second-half surge propels Stony Brook men’s basketball team past UMaine

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 14, 2017, at 6:36 p.m.
Bangor's Henry Westrich (left), Hampden Academy's Bryce Lausier (center) and Hermon's Isaac Varney

Friends who built basketball skills together take freshman talents to different Maine high schools

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 14, 2017, at 1 a.m.
The three friends who developed their skills and confidence together at Glenburn’s small middle school have quickly emerged as contributors at three large Bangor-area high schools.
Bangor's Ian Nagle (left) tries for two past Edward Little's Wol Maiwen during their basketball game at Red Barry Gym in Bangor Thursday.

Edward Little tops Bangor to remain undefeated

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 12, 2017, at 9:43 p.m.
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A 57-point performance — from 1962 — remembered

on Jan. 12, 2017, at 4 a.m.
Hermon's Keenan Marseille (left) blocks a shot from Orono's Jake Koffman during their basketball game in Orono Wednesday.

Hermon boys basketball team tops Orono

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 11, 2017, at 9:35 p.m.
The Hermon boys basketball team may be young, but through their play so far this winter, the Hawks seemingly have been maturing by the moment.
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Hampden boys stay on course despite rare loss

on Jan. 11, 2017, at 2:10 p.m.
Husson University's Eli Itkin (center) tries for two past Thomas College's Jordan Greenleaf during their basketball game at Newman Gym in Bangor Tuesday.

Fast start lifts Husson men’s basketball team past Thomas College

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 10, 2017, at 8:34 p.m.
The Terriers closed to within eight points with two minutes left before Husson junior guard Raheem Anderson made a free throw and a three-point play — bringing his career scoring total to 1,400 points — to close out the victory.
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Donlin emerges as key contributor for Medomak Valley

on Jan. 10, 2017, at 3 p.m.
Geovany Carino

Hermon football player competes in national combine

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 10, 2017, at 12:46 p.m.
Geovany Carino, a junior at Hermon High School, was one of approximately 600 prospects in the classes of 2018 and 2019 to participate Friday in the U.S. Army National Combine held in conjunction with the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
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George Stevens Academy's Taylor Schildroth (right) fades a shot past Ellsworth's Trent Mahon during their basketball game in Ellsworth in this December 2016 file photo. Schildroth scored 61 points a recent game against Lee Academy.

This Maine basketball star scored 61 points in one game

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 09, 2017, at 5:20 p.m.
“I’ve never seen anyone score 61 points in a game before,” said George Stevens Academy coach Dwayne Carter. “It was pretty amazing. It was pretty awesome.”
Lincolnville native Tim Boetsch reacts after his fight against Josh Samman during UFC Fight Night at Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Boetsch to fight UFC’s No. 3 middleweight contender

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 08, 2017, at 9:48 a.m.
Lincolnville native Tim Boetsch will take on Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza in a three-round clash set for Feb. 11 as part of UFC 208 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Hampden's Tommy Raye (right) maneuvers around Brewer's Michael Bailey during their game at Brewer High School on Friday night.

McIntyre helps Hampden boys basketball team hold off Brewer

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 06, 2017, at 10:15 p.m.
The 6-foot-5 junior center scored 15 of his game-high 25 points during the fourth quarter Friday night as undefeated Hampden held off Brewer 65-54
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Unsung contenders to clash in Corinth

on Jan. 06, 2017, at 2:06 p.m.
Brewer's Isaac Cummings (left) blocks a shot from Bangor's Damien Vance during their basketball game at the Red Barry Gym in Bangor Thursday.

Long-range shooting helps Bangor boys defeat Brewer

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 05, 2017, at 9:58 p.m.
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Smestad’s return to boost Nokomis; Easton’s Flewelling reaches 1,000

on Jan. 05, 2017, at 1:27 p.m.
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Columbia's Luke Petrasek (center) leaps for a rebound against the University of Maine's Marko Pirovic (left) and Austin Howard during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Monday.

Little sympathy for ailing UMaine men as AE schedule begins

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 04, 2017, at 1:07 p.m.
“Our guys are facing some tough challenges right now, but as I keep telling them, nobody cares.”
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Young Broncos pass first crunch-time test

on Jan. 03, 2017, at 11:34 a.m.
University of Maine's Jaquan McKennon (right) goes up for two past Columbia's Chris McComber during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Monday.

Columbia defeats injury-plagued UMaine men’s basketball team

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 02, 2017, at 7:39 p.m.
UMaine suffered its fifth straight defeat, a 98-73 decision.