Larry Mahoney

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University of Maine women's basketball head coach Richard Barron

Vermont upsets UMaine women’s basketball team

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 04, 2017, at 9:51 p.m.
UMaine suffered its fourth straight loss and fell to 7-9.
University of Maine's Brendan Robbins (right) looks to shoot past New Hampshire's Danny Tirone during their hockey game on Dec. 3, 2016, at Alfond Arena in Orono.

UMaine men’s hockey team hopes for second-half turnaround

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 04, 2017, at 4 p.m.
“Everybody in the locker room is optimistic. We know the talent we have. We know we can be a good team down the stretch.”
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Early ‘wake-up’ call sparks Hermon’s early-season run

on Jan. 04, 2017, at 10:57 a.m.
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Hermon girls use season-opening loss as motivation

on Jan. 03, 2017, at 8:46 p.m.

Coach wants improvement in all areas as UMaine women open league play

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 03, 2017, at 4:46 p.m.
After playing the nation’s 25th-toughest schedule, which included games against current No. 4 Mississippi State, No. 5 South Carolina and No. 14 Miami, the University of Maine women’s basketball team turns its attention to the America East schedule beginning with Wednesday night’s game at the University of Vermont.
Air-supported indoor practice facility Mahaney Dome, which collapsed under the pressure of heavy snow that fell Thursday night into Friday, can be seen on Friday at the University of Maine in Orono.

UMaine plans to assess Mahaney Dome damage, repair roof

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 03, 2017, at 3:04 p.m.
Will Biberstein said there a couple of tears in the dome, including a vertical tear that spanned “approximately 90-100 feet” and a horizontal tear about 8-10 feet.
MAINERS WE MET
Former University of Maine lineman Dan Carriker, who was forced to stop playing football after suffering his third concussion during preseason training in August 2015, poses for a photo in Orono in this December 2015 file photo.

Ex-UMaine football player living, coping with concussion effects

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 23, 2016, at 8:40 a.m.
“I do get headaches. It’s like a sharp pain. It usually lasts 30 seconds or so. I never used to have it like that before.”
Husson University's Chandler Guerrette (center) goes up for two past University of Maine at Farmington's Kelly Pomerleau (right) during their basketball game at Newman Gymnasium in Bangor, Dec. 1, 2015.

Defense, chemistry keys in Husson’s unbeaten basketball start

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 16, 2016, at 10:52 a.m.
Husson University women’s basketball coach Kissy Walker can’t help but smile when she talks about her team.
University of Maine women's basketball head coach Richard Barron

Illness sidelines UMaine women’s basketball coach

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 15, 2016, at 8:17 p.m.
If Richard Barron is unable to make the trip, associate head coach and recruiting coordinator Amy Vachon would be the likely candidate to handle the coaching duties.

Ex-wife of former UMaine hockey coach Shawn Walsh dies at 53

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 15, 2016, at 6:49 p.m.
Tracey Mason was the daughter of legendary Lake Superior State, Bowling Green and Michigan State coach Ron Mason.
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Bangor looking to reduce turnovers

on Dec. 14, 2016, at 9:29 p.m.

Lewiston pulls away from turnover-prove Rams

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 13, 2016, at 10:22 p.m.
Bangor girls fall to 0-2.
Jesse Speirs lines up a putt in the final round of the Greater Bangor Open at Bangor Municipal Golf Course in Bangor in this July 2015 file photo.

Bangor native comes up short in Web.com Tour golf qualifier

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 13, 2016, at 3:52 p.m.
“This is the second year in a row I made it to the finals, so I think I can still build off that.”
 University of Maine's Vendula Pribylova (center) battles for the puck with Union College's Ava Reynolds (left) and Katie Laughlin during their hockey game on Friday at Alfond Arena in Orono.

Dynamic duo from Czech Republic making impact for UMaine hockey team

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 13, 2016, at 3:32 p.m.
“They are offensively gifted, and they make the other players around them better. They have really changed the dynamic of our team offensively.”
Boston Red Sox broadcasters Joe Castiglione (left) and Dave O'Brien take part in WZON's Hot Stove session Monday evening at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Can you believe it? Red Sox broadcasters excited about 2017 season

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 12, 2016, at 8:39 p.m.
ANALYSIS
University of Maine's Mitchell Fossier (left) leaps on the board to celebrate scoring his first collegiate goal against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute during their hockey game on Oct. 7 at Alfond Arena in Orono.

Better at the break: Improved UMaine men’s hockey team lacks consistency

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 12, 2016, at 4:40 p.m.
The University of Maine men’s hockey team has taken the Alfond Arena faithful on a roller coaster ride during the first semester.
Quinnipiac goalie Chris Truehl stops a shot by the University of Maine's Chase Pearson (right) as the Black Bears' Nolan Vesey looks on during the first period of an Oct. 14 hockey game Alfond Arena in Orono.

Pearson, Byron help UMaine men’s hockey complete sweep of AIC

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 10, 2016, at 9:51 p.m.
Maine's Sigi Koizar drives on the baseline against Stony Brook during an America East Tourney semifinal on March 6 at the Events Center in Vestal, New York.

Koizar’s late flurry lifts UMaine women past Dartmouth

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 10, 2016, at 7:40 p.m.
CLASS A NORTH GIRLS
Hampden’s Bailey Donovan (left) puts pressure on Lawrence’s Camryn Caldwell during Lawrence’s Class A North semifinal win last season at the Augusta Civic Center. Both players return for their respective teams and are expected to play key roles.

Messalonskee girls team to beat in Class A North; other challengers loom

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 10, 2016, at 6 a.m.
Lawrence, which has gone 42-2 the past two seasons and claimed two regional titles and one state championship, will be in the mix for yet another crown.

Freshman’s hat trick, five power-play goals lead UMaine past AIC

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 09, 2016, at 9:42 p.m.
The University of Maine’s suddenly-resurgent power play had a night to remember on Friday evening.