Larry Mahoney

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8th hole at Bangor Municipal golf course gets facelift

By Larry Mahoney on March 11, 2015, at 6:55 p.m.
The eighth hole on the 18-hole course at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course will have a new look this season. Brian Enman, the golf pro at Bangor Muni, said more than 35 trees have been removed from the 398-yard, par-4 eighth hole. All the trees that were removed were situated …
Norm Gagne gives instructions to his players while coaching Lewiston during the 2008 Class A State Championship hockey game at the Colisee in Lewiston.

Scarborough hockey coach still produces winners at age 70

By Larry Mahoney on March 11, 2015, at 6 p.m.
Seventy-year-old Norm Gagne has coached 1,010 high school hockey games at five different schools. “But I still get excited before every game. I even get butterflies sometimes, depending upon who we play,” said Gagne, who guided Scarborough High School to its first ever state Class A championship last weekend, when …

Rutt signs with ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads

on March 11, 2015, at 8:49 a.m.
University of Maine senior defenseman Jake Rutt of Scarborough has signed a contract to play for the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL. Rutt was en route to Idaho on Tuesday and couldn’t be reached for comment. The Steelheads entertain the Bakersfield Condors on Wednesday night. The hard-nosed Rutt had his …

Shore signs with Dallas

on March 11, 2015, at 8:47 a.m.
University of Maine hockey captain Devin Shore said his decision to sign a three-year contract with the Dallas Stars and forego his senior year was “bittersweet.” “I am so thankful to the University of Maine for what it did for me. It was a pleasure to play here,” said Shore, …
Jake Rutt

Scarborough native signs pro hockey contract with ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads

By Larry Mahoney on March 10, 2015, at 5:39 p.m.
University of Maine senior defenseman Jake Rutt of Scarborough has signed a contract to play for the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL. Rutt was en route to Idaho on Tuesday and couldn’t be reached for comment. The Steelheads entertain the Bakersfield Condors on Wednesday night. The hard-nosed Rutt had his …
The University of Maine's Devin Shore (right) moves the puck around Canisius' Logan Roe during their hockey game on Jan. 3 at Alfond Arena in Orono.

University of Maine captain eager for next challenge of pro hockey

By Larry Mahoney on March 10, 2015, at 5:29 p.m.
University of Maine hockey captain Devin Shore said his decision to sign a three-year contract with the Dallas Stars and forego his senior year was “bittersweet.” “I am so thankful to the University of Maine for what it did for me. It was a pleasure to play here,” said Shore, …

Shore leaving Maine to turn pro

on March 09, 2015, at 8:22 p.m.
University of Maine junior center and captain Devin Shore is leaving the team to begin his professional hockey career with the NHL’s Dallas Stars and is expected to report to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Texas Stars, in Cedar Park, Texas. Shore, a second team All-American last season, was …
 The University of Maine's Devin Shore (left) tries to make the reach around for a goal past University of New Hampshire goaltender Danny Tirone during their hockey game on Jan. 23 at Alfond Arena in Orono.

Devin Shore leaving UMaine to begin pro hockey career

By Larry Mahoney on March 09, 2015, at 8:15 p.m.
University of Maine junior center and captain Devin Shore is leaving the team to begin his professional hockey career with the NHL’s Dallas Stars and is expected to report to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Texas Stars, in Cedar Park, Texas. Shore, a second team All-American last season, was …
The University of Maine’s Steven Swavely (right) and the University of New Hampshire’s Richard Boyd battle for control of the puck during a game on Jan. 23 at Alfond Arena in Orono. Swavely, who had eight goals and 20 assists this season, will be one of Maine’s top returning forwards next season.

Inconsistency, identity crisis plagued UMaine men’s hockey team

By Larry Mahoney on March 09, 2015, at 7:03 p.m.
University of Maine men’s hockey fans were left confused and frustrated by the strong performances the Black Bears strung together in their three-game Hockey East first-round series at the University of Vermont. Vermont ousted Maine 3-2 in overtime in game three, but the Black Bears carried the play as they …

UMaine’s comeback falls short as season ends in overtime

on March 09, 2015, at 6:59 a.m.
Junior center Jonathan Turk’s goal with 3:55 remaining in the first overtime gave the University of Vermont a 3-2 victory over the University of Maine on Sunday night at Gutterson Fieldhouse in Burlington, Vermont, sending the Catamounts to the Hockey East quarterfinals. Seventh seed Vermont is now 20-13-4, while the …
Devin Shore

Overtime goal sends Vermont past Maine and into Hockey East quarterfinals

By Larry Mahoney on March 08, 2015, at 10:42 p.m.
Junior center Jonathan Turk’s goal with 3:55 remaining in the first overtime gave the University of Vermont a 3-2 victory over the University of Maine on Sunday night at Gutterson Fieldhouse in Burlington, Vermont, sending the Catamounts to the Hockey East quarterfinals. Seventh seed Vermont is now 20-13-4, while the …

UMaine defeats Vermont to tie series

on March 08, 2015, at 4:05 a.m.
University of Maine senior left wing Connor Leen picked a perfect time for his first career two-goal game. Leen scored a pair of second-period goals, including the game-winner with 3:44 left in the period, to lead the Black Bears to a 4-2 Hockey East playoff win over the University of …
Connor Leen

Leen scores twice to lead Maine hockey team past Vermont to deciding game Sunday night

By Larry Mahoney on March 07, 2015, at 10:11 p.m.
University of Maine senior left wing Connor Leen picked a perfect time for his first career two-goal game. Leen scored a pair of second-period goals, including the game-winner with 3:44 left in the period, to lead the Black Bears to a 4-2 Hockey East playoff win over the University of …

Vermont grabs series lead with Game 1 victory

on March 07, 2015, at 1:50 a.m.
The University of Vermont Catamounts erased a pair of one-goal deficits and used Brendan Bradley’s goal with 2:07 left in the game to snap a 2-2 tie and post a 4-2 victory over the University of Maine in the first game of their best-of-three Hockey East quarterfinal series Friday night …

Vermont rallies past UMaine for 1-0 lead in playoff series

By Larry Mahoney on March 06, 2015, at 9:56 p.m.
The University of Vermont Catamounts erased a pair of one-goal deficits and used Brendan Bradley’s goal with 2:07 left in the game to snap a 2-2 tie and post a 4-2 victory over the University of Maine in the first game of their best-of-three Hockey East quarterfinal series Friday night …

UMaine men’s hockey team getting 6-foot-5 goalie next season

By Larry Mahoney on March 06, 2015, at 6:16 p.m.
The University of Maine men’s hockey team has landed a 6-foot-5 goalie for next season. Rob McGovern, who will be 20 on March 24, has verbally committed to attend Maine. He played for the Bay State Breakers of the United States Premier Hockey League this season and posted a 13-8 …

Waterville girls soccer coach stepping down

By Larry Mahoney on March 06, 2015, at 4:43 p.m.
Ian Wilson will miss coaching soccer, but the successful Waterville High School girls coach said that with his hectic schedule, “something had to give.” He has resigned to devote more time to his job as assistant indoor-outdoor track and field coach at Colby College in Waterville. He will remain as …
The University of Maine’s Blaine Byron (right) and the University of Vermont’s Jake Fallon battle for control of the puck during a November game in Orono. The two teams begin a first-round Hockey East series at 7:05 p.m. Friday in Burlington, Vermont.

Maine hockey team looks to erase forgettable regular season with playoff opener at Vermont

By Larry Mahoney on March 05, 2015, at 11:50 a.m.
ORONO | The beauty of the playoffs in any sport is that it can erase the memory of a forgettable regular season. The University of Maine men’s hockey team has definitely had a regular season it would like to forget. And the University of Vermont Catamounts would love to …
Mike Rowley of the University at Albany grabs a rebound as teammate Greig Stire (43) and the University of Maine's Troy Reid-Knight (left) and Shaun Lawton look on during Wednesday night's America East basketball quarterfinal at Albany, New York. The Great Danes won 83-66.

No. 1 Albany ends UMaine men’s season in America East quarterfinals

By Larry Mahoney on March 04, 2015, at 9:52 p.m.
Junior guard Evan Singletary scored 14 of his game-high 19 points during a 26-9 run to open the game and regular-season champion Albany never looked back as it cruised to an 83-66 America East quarterfinal victory over the University of Maine on Wednesday night at Albany, New York. Top seed …

Power forward commits to Maine

on March 04, 2015, at 9:33 p.m.
The University of Maine men’s hockey team has added a forward with size and a scoring touch for next fall. Dane Gibson, a 6-foot-2, 210-pound winger, has verbally committed to attend Maine as a scholarship athlete. He is one of the leading scorers in the British Columbia Junior Hockey League …
 
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