Articles by Pete Warner


Bangor wins big over Italy for second victory

By Pete Warner on Aug. 16, 2010, at 9:04 p.m.
BANGOR — The District 3 champions who have hosted the Senior League World Series at Mansfield Stadium have always been competitive.

Thomas touring with AIA

By Pete Warner on Aug. 06, 2010, at 10:01 p.m.
Sandy Thomas has always been passionate about basketball. From her playing days at Bucksport high school and the University of Maine-Presque Isle, to her career as a successful high school and college coach, the sport has provided her with plenty of excitement and satisfaction.
The Maine Black Bears run through drills during practice at Morse Field in Orono on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. The Bears first home game of the season is Sept. 2 versus Albany. (Bangor Daily News/Bridget Brown)

UMaine football opens training camp for 2010

By Pete Warner on Aug. 06, 2010, at 9:55 p.m.
It was supposed to be a low-key day for talking about his program’s prospects for the 2010 season. Instead, University of Maine football head coach Jack Cosgrove spent the Colonial Athletic Association football media day (July 28) in Baltimore fielding negative questions about the fluctuating state of college football in the Northeast.
Chris-McKenney.jpg Chris McKenney, football coach at Maine Maritime Academy. submitted photo

State’s college football coaches eager to kick off season

By Pete Warner on Aug. 05, 2010, at 10:19 p.m.
    PORTLAND — The college football season is close at hand.    Thursday afternoon, the state’s six head coaches and a group of 50 other coaches, …

Heath, Balzano commit to UMaine

By Pete Warner on Aug. 03, 2010, at 10:01 p.m.
In recent years, most of southern Maine’s best high school baseball players have chosen to attend college out of state. That trend appears to be changing.

Bridgton names Maine’s Izaryk baseball coach

By Pete Warner on July 12, 2010, at 11:36 p.m.
Aaron Izaryk spent nine successful years with the University of Maine baseball program as player and assistant coach. This summer, he’s headed in a new direction.

Bears enjoy summer lessons

By Pete Warner on June 18, 2010, at 10:06 p.m.
There wasn’t much of a break for the members of the University of Maine baseball team after their season ended May 27 at the America East Championship. After a 56-game season with the Black Bears, team members quickly dispersed to participate in one of several summer collegiate baseball leagues. This year, there are again numerous UMaine players on summer league rosters in one of at least six leagues stretching from Sanford all the way to South Carolina.
SOUTHERN Aroostook's starting pitcher Evangeline Goodalll delivers in the first inning of their Eastern Maine Class D Championship game versus Deer Isle Stonington, Wed., June 16, 2010. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY MICHAEL C. YORK

Mariners earn first crown by outslugging Warriors

By Pete Warner on June 16, 2010, at 9:50 p.m.
BREWER — Deer Isle-Stonington played the biggest softball game in the history of its program Wednesday night. The Mariners experienced some nervousness against Southern Aroostook of Dyer Brook, but they didn’t take long to score some runs and re-establish their confidence. Senior Erika Hutchins singled home two runs to highlight a three-run first inning that helped launch second-seeded Deer Isle-Stonington to a 9-7 victory for its first Eastern Maine championship in the Class D game at Coffin Field.

DeRedin, French lead Bucksport past John Bapst

By Pete Warner on June 12, 2010, at 7:30 p.m.
Billy DeRedin lined an opposite-field single to right field, scoring Evan Eldridge with one out in the eighth inning, to lift Bucksport to a 4-3 victory …

Waterville girls claim fourth straight Class B state crown

By Pete Warner on June 05, 2010, at 7:32 p.m.
    WINDHAM, Maine — The Waterville girls claimed their fourth consecutive title, while the Falmouth boys successfully defended their crown during Saturday’s Class B track and field …

Pay for Maine coaches below peers

By Pete Warner on June 04, 2010, at 11:57 p.m.
University of Maine coaches earn less across the board than the conference averages in their respective sports.

UM coach not satisfied with best year since ’06

By Pete Warner on May 28, 2010, at 11:39 p.m.
Experience and maturity are key elements in producing a championship-caliber college baseball team.

Augliera, Bearcats eliminate Bears

By Pete Warner on May 27, 2010, at 11:03 p.m.
The University of Maine’s 2010 season ended abruptly Thursday at the Binghamton University’s Varsity Field.

For Maine seniors, a frustrating finish

By Pete Warner on May 27, 2010, at 10:48 p.m.
VESTAL, N.Y. — There were hugs and some tears Thursday afternoon at Varsity Field.

UMaine eliminated by Binghamton

By Pete Warner on May 27, 2010, at 9:35 a.m.
Click here for regular updates from the University of Maine’s America East Baseball Championship game against Binghamton….

Bears still confident despite opening loss

By Pete Warner on May 26, 2010, at 10:31 p.m.
VESTAL, N.Y. — It is a simple formula now for the University of Maine baseball team. One loss and the Black Bears’ season is over. Four straight victories and coach Steve Trimper’s UMaine …

Maine drops tourney opener

By Pete Warner on May 26, 2010, at 10:28 p.m.
VESTAL, N.Y. — The University of Maine devised a plan of patience to get to Stony Brook ace Nick Tropeano, the America East Co-Pitcher of the Year. The Seawolves’ sophomore righthander pitched …

Stony Brook beats UMaine in America East Championship

By Pete Warner on May 26, 2010, at 10:21 a.m.
    VESTAL, N.Y. — Stony Brook righthander Nick Tropeano limited the University of Maine to four hits through eight innings Wednesday, leading the way for the Seawolves’ 10-1 victory …

Bears believe they are well-armed in tourney

By Pete Warner on May 25, 2010, at 10:12 p.m.

Maine sets staff for new tourney format

By Pete Warner on May 24, 2010, at 11:59 p.m.
The right to host the America East Baseball Championship has always been hotly contested and coveted.