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New UMaine mentoring program reaches out to teens

on Dec. 03, 2012, at 1:21 a.m.
The first workshop of a Peer Counseling Training Program will be held Dec. 5 in Shibles Hall. Through a collaboration with School Administrative District 4 and the College of Education and Human Development, the University of Maine is proud to present the inauguration of this statewide program. The purpose of …
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UMaine Student Government allocates over $11,000 to Alternative Spring Break

on Dec. 03, 2012, at 1:16 a.m.
The University of Maine General Student Senate revised and updated their own financial policies to clear up confusion for any club charging undergraduate students admission at GSS-funded, on-campus events, allocated an overall total of $21,086 to various organizations, including $11,810 to Alternative Spring Break and also granted recognition to five …
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Seasonal beer choices to whet your holiday appetite

on Dec. 03, 2012, at 1:13 a.m.
As temperatures dip and precipitation begins to accumulate, many will reach for one of the traditional winter beverage choices: hot chocolate with peppermint schnapps or whiskey, “real” eggnog, mulled wine, or a glass full of ubiquitous holiday punch. While each is an excellent choice for those of legal age, there …
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Xavier Pollard leading the Black Bears to the next level

on Dec. 03, 2012, at 1:04 a.m.
The University of Maine men’s basketball team won two of their last three games and improved to 2-5 after starting 0-4 to start the season. Sophomore guard Xavier Pollard’s play is a big reason for the recent wins. Pollard is coming off his best performance ever as a Black Bear …
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UMaine women’s hockey has rough weekend at BC

on Dec. 03, 2012, at 1:01 a.m.
It was a tough weekend for the University of Maine women’s hockey team at Boston College, as the Black Bears lost by a combined score of 17-2 and fall to 2-10-1 on the season and 1-8 in Hockey East. BC improves to 10-3-2, 7-2-1 in conference. After hanging tough through …
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NBA fining of Spurs coach Popovich is unfair

on Dec. 03, 2012, at 12:58 a.m.
The NBA fined San Antonio Spurs head coach Greg Popovich $250,000 on Friday for sending his star players home instead of having them play the Miami Heat. Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and role player Danny Green were sent home to rest instead of traveling to Miami, a move …
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UMaine men’s basketball beats Northeastern, falls to Duquesne

on Dec. 03, 2012, at 12:57 a.m.
The University of Maine men’s basketball team beat Northeastern University 76-73  Wednesday night at the Matthews Arena behind a career-high 30 points from sophomore guard Justin Edwards. The Black Bears played again Saturday at the A.J. Palumbo Center against Duquesne University. Despite 19 points and eight assists from Edwards, UMaine …
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Florida Gulf Coast defeats UMaine women’s basketball by 30 points

on Dec. 03, 2012, at 12:55 a.m.
The University of Maine women’s basketball team dropped their third straight game Saturday with a 79-49 beat down at the hands of Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Fla. The Eagles put UMaine in a hole during the early stages of the second half and the Black Bears were …
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Home struggles continue for Black Bears

on Dec. 03, 2012, at 12:55 a.m.
The University of Maine men’s hockey team couldn’t pick up its first home victory of the season, losing to the University of Vermont Friday night before tying the Catamounts on Saturday. UMaine sits at a Hockey East worst 2-10-2 while the Catamounts are 3-7-3 this season. On Friday night, two …
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Kaepernick correct choice to lead Niners this season

on Dec. 03, 2012, at 12:51 a.m.
The San Francisco 49ers were playing their NFC West opponent, the St. Louis Rams, Nov. 11.  San Fran quarterback Alex Smith, the eight-year veteran out of the University of Utah, was playing an almost perfect game, completing seven of eight passes for 72 yards and a touchdown, good for a …
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UMaine football reflects on 5-6 season

on Dec. 03, 2012, at 12:49 a.m.
University of Maine football head coach Jack Cosgrove says greatness is measured in consistency. Coming off a 2011 campaign in which the Black Bears saw themselves go 8-3, finishing 8th overall in the country, and going the furthest any Colonial Athletic Association football team that year, the 2012 season brought …
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Senior goaltender Ott a leader on and off the ice

on Dec. 03, 2012, at 12:48 a.m.
Senior goaltender Brittany Ott is used to success. The Michigan native has been the recipient of numerous accolades throughout her four years at the University of Maine and continues to creep up on the record books in her final season as she leads a young Black Bear team through what …
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Remember Belcher for his positive work

on Dec. 03, 2012, at 12:47 a.m.
Saturday afternoon was a dark day for the Kansas City Chiefs organization as linebacker Jovan Belcher took the life of his girlfriend before taking his own in what can only be described at this point as a tragedy. Although we are some 1,700 miles away from where it all took …
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14th annual UMaine Boulder Bash gains popularity

on Dec. 02, 2012, at 8:01 p.m.
Chalk dust was sprinkled throughout the Maine Bound Adventure Center, like the early signs of the season’s first snowfall: The 14th annual University of Maine Boulder Bash was well underway. With the efforts of Maine Bound Adventure Center coordinator Charlie Bloedon, rock climbing manager Mark Warner and help from various …
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UMaine football coach Jack Cosgrove reacts to murder-suicide involving former player Jovan Belcher

on Dec. 02, 2012, at 12:26 p.m.
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Belcher, former UMaine linebacker and Kansas City Chief, kills self at Chiefs’ facility after killing girlfriend

on Dec. 01, 2012, at 11:56 a.m.
Former University of Maine football standout and Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher reportedly shot and killed his girlfriend, who later died at a nearby hospital, then drove to the Chiefs’ training facility where he shot himself, according to CBS Sports. According to the report, the first shooting occurred in …
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Last-second goal disallowed as UMaine men’s hockey falls to Vermont at Alfond

on Dec. 01, 2012, at 12:22 a.m.
The 2-9-1 University of Maine Black Bears hosted the 2-7-2 University of Vermont Catamounts Friday night in an attempt to gain two points and move out of the Hockey East cellar. Two UVM freshmen scored the first goal of their careers and UMaine defenseman Jake Rutt appeared to have scored …
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UMaine women’s hockey prepares for Boston College after bout with Russia

on Nov. 28, 2012, at 1:50 p.m.
After losing to rival UNH 2-1 back on Nov. 17, the University of Maine women’s hockey team enjoyed their Thanksgiving by taking on the Russian National team last Thursday. The Russians have been holding a camp in New England while playing a series of games against women’s hockey clubs around …
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After break, UMaine women’s hockey looks toward Boston College

on Nov. 28, 2012, at 1:43 p.m.
After losing to rival UNH 2-1 back on Nov. 17, the University of Maine women’s hockey team enjoyed their Thanksgiving by taking on the Russian National team last Thursday. The Russians have been holding a camp in New England while playing a series of games against women’s hockey clubs around …
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UMaine women’s basketball falls to VCU 74-58

on Nov. 27, 2012, at 8:40 a.m.
The University of Maine women’s basketball team fell to 1-5 after losing a 74-58 decision at home to Virginia Commonwealth University. VCU quickly obtained an 11-point lead before the Black Bears started their comeback. The run by UMaine brought the Black Bears to within six midway through the first half. …
 
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