Larry Mahoney

Reporter

 
Paul Kariya, flanked by University of Maine President Peter Hoff, waves to hockey fans after his No. 9 jersey was retired by the school during a ceremony in July 2001 at Alfond Arena.

Peers believe ex-UMaine star Paul Kariya will be inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame

By Larry Mahoney on June 28, 2016, at 5:08 p.m.
Even though University of Maine star and five-time NHL All-Star Paul Kariya didn’t get chosen to the Hockey Hall of Fame Monday, his former UMaine teammate Jim Montgomery said it’s just a matter of time before he is inducted.

UMaine women’s ice hockey team lands defenseman

By Larry Mahoney on June 27, 2016, at 7:39 p.m.
Brittany Colton, the top-scoring defenseman at Lawrence Academy in Groton, Massachusetts, will be playing for the University of Maine in the fall. She will be a scholarship player, has already been accepted into the school and will begin taking summer classes at UMaine with the rest of the freshman class …
Will Kannegieser of Minot tees off on the eighth hole during the opening round of the 2015 Charlie's Maine Open last July at the Augusta Country Club in Manchester.

Maine golfer’s admission led to disqualification, shot at Bunyan title

By Larry Mahoney on June 27, 2016, at 5:55 p.m.
“To his credit, he brought it to the committee’s attention on his own. He accepted the conclusion with grace and without question.”

Brooks driver captures 1st win at Speedway 95

By Larry Mahoney on June 26, 2016, at 10:42 a.m.
“It hasn’t sunk in yet. A cold beer will help it sink in,” Dean Clements said.
University of Maine's Matt Morris (right) makes a save from Boston University's Matt Lane (center) while UMaine's Mark Hamilton keeps pressure during their hockey game at Alfond Arena in Orono in this January 2016 file photo.

College hockey 4-on-4 overtime not a done deal

By Larry Mahoney on June 24, 2016, at 7:42 p.m.
The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey Rules Committee recommendation to the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel to go to four-on-four overtime in regular-season games beginning this season may not be approved when it goes to the panel on July 20, according to Hockey East Commissioner and committee member Joe …
Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (left) is sacked by Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Mike DeVito (center) and outside linebacker Justin Houston during the first half at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, in this September 2014 file photo.

Former UMaine, NFL player to join football broadcast teams

By Larry Mahoney on June 24, 2016, at 3:32 p.m.
“I’m really excited to be back.”
Karli Theberge of Hermon High School, pictured pitching against Old Town in the Class B North semifinals on June 11, on Thursday was named Miss Maine Softball, the top senior player in the state.

Hermon star named Miss Maine Softball

By Larry Mahoney on June 23, 2016, at 7:34 p.m.
“She had an outstanding year,” said Hermon coach Meg McCrum. “She stepped up big all year.”

Paul Bunyan Amateur Golf Tournament likely to be wide-open affair

By Larry Mahoney on June 23, 2016, at 6:19 p.m.
Mark Barthelemy knows what is in store this weekend. The 36-year-old Caribou native, who now lives in Old Town, will be one of the several golfers who is expected to be in contention at the 52nd annual Paul Bunyan Amateur Golf Tournament at Orono’s Penobscot Valley Country Club and the …
The University of Maine football team will be featured in three nationally televised games against Connecticut, Toledo and James Madison during the 2017 season.

Three UMaine football games to be broadcast nationally

By Larry Mahoney on June 22, 2016, at 4:20 p.m.
The University of Maine football team will be featured three times as part of the Colonial Athletic Association’s television package.

Four Mainers among finalists for NAC Man of the Year Award

By Larry Mahoney on June 22, 2016, at 3:03 p.m.
  The list of eight finalists for the North Atlantic Conference’s Man of the Year includes four Maine natives. Husson University of Bangor’s Stephen Berenyi of Levant, Maine Maritime Academy of Castine’s Chris Gilman from Old Town and Thomas College of Waterville’s Lukas Bohman, who is from Waterville, were all …
Victoria McIntyre

Mainers among finalists for NAC Woman of the Year

By Larry Mahoney on June 21, 2016, at 7:51 p.m.
Three Mainers are among the eight finalists for the North Atlantic Conference’s Woman of the Year. Husson University of Bangor women’s basketball player Victoria McIntyre of Mars Hill, Thomas College of Waterville field hockey player Brooklyn Curry of Belmont, and Belfast High School and University of Maine at Farmington basketball …
Pete Brock, a former center for the New England Patriots, poses for a photo on Tuesday in Bangor. He was on hand for the "“Football for You”" clinic for children ages 11-14 at Husson University’'s Boucher Field.

Patriots alumni plug organization’s winning formula during clinic at Husson

By Larry Mahoney on June 21, 2016, at 5:29 p.m.
“It’s the do-your-job mentality, and it filters all the way through the players and into the locker room and all that.”
Austin Theriault

Fort Kent driver fifth in K and N Pro Series East points

By Larry Mahoney on June 21, 2016, at 10:53 a.m.
Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault continued his climb up the K and N Pro Series East points standings by salvaging a seventh-place finish at the East Stafford 150 at Stafford Motor Speedway in Connecticut on Friday night. He qualified ninth but had to start last (22nd) because he had to fix …
Toby Nelson

Veteran sportscaster leaving ‘Zone’ for job at Foxcroft Academy

By Larry Mahoney on June 20, 2016, at 5:39 p.m.
Toby Nelson is going home. The business manager and sports director at the Zone Corporation, which encompasses WKIT-FM (100.3), WZLO-FM (103.1 and 98.3) and 620 AM The Pulse, is returning to his native Dover-Foxcroft to serve as Foxcroft Academy’s director of communications and marketing. He will replace Graham Pearsall, who …
The Old Town baseball team and softball  team pose together for a picture at Coffin Field in Brewer on Saturday after both squads won state championships.

Old Town rallies past York for first Class B softball title since 2012

By Larry Mahoney on June 18, 2016, at 8:57 p.m.
The Coyotes rallied for four runs in the fifth inning and went on to post a 6-3 triumph.
Stearns player Peighton Ingersoll (18) stirs up the home fans during the state championship game against Richmond at Coffin Field in Brewer on Saturday.

Richmond beats Stearns for 70th straight win and fourth straight state Class D softball title

By Larry Mahoney on June 18, 2016, at 4:37 p.m.
The Bobcats jumped out to a 9-1 lead after two innings.

Bangor Municipal Golf Course record holder playing in US Open

By Larry Mahoney on June 17, 2016, at 8:49 p.m.
Mike Van Sickle, who set the Bangor Municipal Golf Course record by shooting a 60 at the Greater Bangor Open two years ago, shot a 6-over-par 76 at the U.S. Open on Thursday at the Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, Pennsylvania. Van Sickle is from Wexford, Pennsylvania, which is 19 …
Old Town's Olivia Albert pitches to Nokomis during their softball game Thursday in Old Town.

Teen pitcher leads Old Town softball team to berth in Class B final

By Larry Mahoney on June 17, 2016, at 7:43 p.m.
Olivia Albert will enter the Class B softball final against York with an 8-1 record and a 2.20 earned run average over 60⅓ innings this season.
Parise Rossignol

Former County star leaves UMaine women’s basketball team

By Larry Mahoney on June 16, 2016, at 9:41 p.m.
Parise Rossignol has decided not to continue her basketball career after two seasons at the University of Maine.

Maine Majestix Under-16 field hockey team going to nationals

By Larry Mahoney on June 16, 2016, at 7:37 p.m.
The Waterville-based Maine Majestix Under-16 field hockey team will return to the National Club Championships in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, next month. The Majestix, who finished 11th last year, are among 16 teams in the event. They earned an at-large berth after finishing third at the Region 1-4 Tournament held two weekends …