Larry Mahoney

Reporter

 
University of Maine quarterback Dan Collins looks downfield to throw a pass against Connecticut in East Hartford, Connecticut, on Sept. 1. Collins will lead Maine against conference foe Villanova at noon Saturday in Orono.

UMaine, Husson football teams hosting fellow contenders

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 04, 2016, at 5:15 p.m.
The streaking University of Maine and Husson University football teams are in the hunt for conference championships.
Camden Hills' Kristina Kelly (left) celebrates with teammate Taylor Johnson after defeating Bangor during their girls soccer regional championship game at Bangor Wednesday.

Speedy freshman’s shift to striker helps lead Camden Hills to state championship game

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 04, 2016, at 5 p.m.
“I wanted to become a striker. I wanted to help the team the best way that I could.”
FIDDLEHEAD FOCUS

Fort Kent driver lands Xfinity Series two-race deal

on Nov. 04, 2016, at 1:04 a.m.
(From the BDN) Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault will return to the Xfinity Series on Saturday afternoon when he drives the No. 25 Chevrolet for Rick Ware Racing at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway.
Offensive lineman Jamil Demby (right) runs drills during the University of Maine football team's first practice in Orono in this October 2015 file photo.

Junior capably protects ‘blind side’ for UMaine football team

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 04, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“He’s an all-conference type of kid. He’s one of the best in the league,” UMaine offensive line coach Jeff Ambrosie said of Jamil Demby.
University of Maine's Rob McGovern blocks the goal as University of North Dakota's Austin Poganski, left, tries to make a shot during the first period of their game Saturday, October 10, 2015 at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, Maine.

UMaine men’s hockey team opens league schedule in Portland against Boston College

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 03, 2016, at 12:39 p.m.
The UMaine men’s hockey team plays its first Hockey East series this weekend against Boston College.
University of Maine's Danielle Aviani (right) celebrates with teammate Libby Riedl after Riedl scored a goal against Providence during their season opener field hockey game in August.

UMaine field hockey team California dreamin’ for America East tourney

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 03, 2016, at 12:14 p.m.
Camden Hills' Kristina Kelly (left) celebrates with teammate Taylor Johnson after defeating Bangor during their girls soccer regional championship game at Bangor Wednesday.

Camden Hills girls snap Bangor’s streak, capture Class A North title

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 02, 2016, at 9:06 p.m.
The Camden High School girls soccer team turned the tables on the Bangor High School girls Wednesday night.

Fort Kent driver lands Xfinity Series two-race deal

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 02, 2016, at 4:36 p.m.
Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault will return to the Xfinity Series on Saturday afternoon when he drives the No. 25 Chevrolet for Rick Ware Racing at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway.
University of Maine's Daniel Perez (left) checks Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Mike Prapavessi into the boards during their hockey game on Oct. 7 at Alfond Arena in Orono.

Gendron: UMaine men’s hockey team needs to get rid of ‘warts’

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 02, 2016, at 3:34 p.m.
Is this year’s team going to be like the one that got off to a 3-1 start?
Former Mount Desert Island High School teammates Kelsey Shaw (left) of Stonehill College and Sierra Tapley of the University of Maine square off during an exhibition game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Sunday.

Former MDI basketball teammates enjoy college confrontation

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 01, 2016, at 11:26 a.m.

Freshman scores key goal to help Bangor girls earn berth in Class A North final

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 31, 2016, at 9:05 p.m.
Bangor High School senior midfielder Megan Conner said her team has been telling dynamic freshman midfielder Eliza Jansujwicz to “be more selfish” and shoot the ball more.
Micah Wright (81) of the University of Maine, pictured during a Sept. 2015 game at Boston College, has been among the Black Bears’ catalysts on their punt-return team.

Special teams playing key role in UMaine’s football resurgence

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 31, 2016, at 4:22 p.m.
Micah Wright’s 67-yard punt return turned out to be the game-winning touchdown in the Black Bears’ 35-28 victory over William & Mary on Saturday, their fifth in a row.
The Harold Alfond Sports Stadium in Orono is among several University of Maine athletics facilities that have been built with money provided by the Harold Alfond Foundation. The philanthropic organization on Monday announced that it is providing $1.5 million over the next three years to further support UMaine athletics.

Alfond Foundation makes ‘transformational’ $1.5 million pledge to UMaine athletics

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 31, 2016, at 10:52 a.m.

UMaine women’s basketball team gets valuable tuneup vs. Stonehill

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 30, 2016, at 5:49 p.m.
Jason Matovu of the University of Maine football team, pictured during an August practice, recovered a game-clinching fumble on Saturday in a 35-28 CAA win at William & Mary.

UMaine football team holds off William & Mary for fifth straight win

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 29, 2016, at 11:16 p.m.
The University of Maine's Blaine Byron (right) stops the puck from falling into the back of their net while Matt Morris (center) and Cam Brown try to support during their game against Boston University at Alfond Arena in Orono on Jan. 22, 2016.

Colgate edges UMaine men’s hockey team on late power-play goal

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 29, 2016, at 10:57 p.m.

UMaine squanders 2-0 lead but salvages tie with Colgate

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 28, 2016, at 10:04 p.m.
UMaine Black Bears quarterback Dan Collins (left) throws a pass against the Connecticut Huskies in the second quarter of their game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut, in this September 2016 file photo.

UMaine football team to visit William & Mary, eyes fifth-straight victory

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 28, 2016, at 5 p.m.
“It’s going to be a big challenge for us,” said Joe Harasymiak, whose Black Bears will be seeking their fifth-straight win.
Belfast's Kylie Nelson (center) celebrates after scoring against Lawrence during their Class B North field hockey championship game on Wednesday at Hampden Academy in Hampden.

Miss Maine Field Hockey finalist catalyst in Belfast’s title run

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 28, 2016, at 4:14 p.m.
Kylie Nelson didn’t begin playing field hockey until sixth grade.
University of Maine's Blaine Byron (center) tries to redirect the puck to goal around Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Chase Perry (left) while Tommy Grant puts on the defense during their hockey game on Oct. 7 at Alfond Arena in Orono.

Forward hopes to light the lamp more for UMaine men’s hockey team

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 27, 2016, at 2:06 p.m.