Articles by Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal

 
Jesse Peterson from Central Maine BJJ celebrates after winning his title match against Cody Lightfoot at Saturday night's New England Fights Fight Night IV at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston.

MMA, evolved from sideshow to sport, captivates Maine

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on April 24, 2013, at 6:23 a.m.
COMMENTARY

There’s no magic formula for Maine men’s basketball team to duplicate Florida Gulf Coast feat

By Kalle Oakes, Sun Journal on March 24, 2013, at 9:58 p.m.
Lewiston High School cheerleaders pose for a team picture after successfully defending their title Saturday at the New England Spirit Championships in Lawrence, Mass.

Lewiston repeats as New England cheerleading champions

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on March 17, 2013, at 7:43 p.m.

Waynflete boys surge past Monmouth after slow start in WM ‘C’ quarterfinal

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Feb. 18, 2013, at 9:57 p.m.
Ashlee Arnold (left) of Edward Little High School and Emily Quirion of Cony High School chase down a loose ball during the second period in Augusta on Friday.

Ninth-seeded Cony girls knock off No. 1 Edward Little in ‘A’ quarterfinal

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Feb. 15, 2013, at 11:11 p.m.
Taylor Pratt, right, celebrates with Erika Thibault after Lewiston High School won the Class A East Regional Cheering Competition at the Augusta Civic Center on Saturday.

Lewiston wins fourth straight EM ‘A’ cheering title; Bangor second, Brewer third

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Jan. 26, 2013, at 7:58 p.m.

Cheverus RB Donald Goodrich wins Fitzpatrick Trophy

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Jan. 20, 2013, at 3:57 p.m.

St. Dominic girls hockey outlasts Mt. Ararat

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Jan. 20, 2013, at 6:05 a.m.

Tracy scores three goals in Bangor’s 6-3 victory over St. Dom’s

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Jan. 02, 2013, at 11:26 p.m.
Jay's Jake Lord goes for the shot between Mt Abram defenders Kenny Moir (left) and Lincoln Dyar in a game played at Jay during Lord's high school basketball days.

Sister of Jay athlete who took his own life promotes awareness of head injuries

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Dec. 30, 2012, at 12:25 p.m.
VIDEO
Thornton Academy junior running back Andrew Libby (16) makes a break for it during the Class A Football State Championship game Saturday.

Thornton Academy overcomes Lawrence for Class A football title

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Nov. 17, 2012, at 6:35 p.m.

Mt. Blue holds off stubborn MDI football team

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Oct. 27, 2012, at 12:27 a.m.

Punter Thompson kicks it up a notch for Lisbon football team

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Oct. 19, 2012, at 12:58 p.m.
The green flag drops at the start of the late model feature at Oxford Plains Speedway in July 2012. Speedway owner Bill Ryan announced on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 that he has agreed to sell the track to Tom Mayberry.

Drivers react to sale of Oxford Plains Speedway with optimism, anxiety

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Oct. 16, 2012, at 3:36 p.m.
The green flag drops at the start of the late model feature at Oxford Plains Speedway in July 2012. Speedway owner Bill Ryan announced on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 that he has agreed to sell the track to Tom Mayberry.

Oxford Plains Speedway sold

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Oct. 14, 2012, at 5:51 p.m.

Chapman carries Bangor football team past Blue Devils

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Oct. 13, 2012, at 2:31 a.m.

Big plays carry Mt. Blue football team over Leavitt

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Oct. 06, 2012, at 12:31 a.m.
COMMENTARY

Case of Messalonskee football coach shows that swift reaction not always the right one

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Oct. 01, 2012, at 12:10 p.m.
COMMENTARY

Post-game words usually have purpose

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Sept. 13, 2012, at 2:57 p.m.

Bedard’s skills a Hornets’ nest for opponents

By Kalle Oakes, Lewiston Sun Journal on Sept. 07, 2012, at 12:01 p.m.