Ryan McLaughlin

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Maine Maritime Women's college soccer 6 at Lyndon State 0

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 01, 2016, at 5:35 p.m.
LYNDON CENTER, Vt. – North Atlantic Conference play continued for the Lyndon State women’s soccer squad as they squared off against Maine Maritime Academy, dropping the contest 6-0. The Mariners kept the Hornets’ defense busy along with their keeper, Johanna Sargent drilling 41 shots over the 90 minutes.  Sargent (2-6-1) …

Ashland Boys Soccer 5 at Hodgdon 0

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 01, 2016, at 5:22 p.m.
At Hodgdon, Kyle Beaulier had three goals as Ashland defeated Hodgdon. Lucas Craig had a goal and two assists and Mason Deabay a goal for the 7-2-2 Hornets. Steven Bellanceau had six saves on nine shots. Josh Foster saved 14 of 21 shots for 9-1 Hodgdon.

Shead Girls Soccer 2 at Narraguagus 4

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 30, 2016, at 7:06 p.m.
At Harrington, Lanie Perry had two goals to help Narraguagus beat Shead of Eastport. Kaci Alley and Diana Parades added goals for 4-3-1 Narraguagus. Holly Preston and Jacquelyn Cook had the goals for 5-2 Shead. Story continues below advertisement.

University of Maine Women's college soccer at UMass-Lowell (Awaiting score)

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 29, 2016, at 9:30 p.m.
LOWELL, Massachusetts -Kendra Ridley’s goal in the 11th minute goal was enough to lift the UMaine women’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory over UMass-Lowell 1-0 on Thursday evening. Maine is now 6-3-0 overall, 2-0-0 in conference play.. Vivan Bell got the assist on Ridley’s goal for the Black Bears. …
Jake Eaton

‘We weren’t intimidated’: This former UMaine quarterback led team to 28 victories

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 29, 2016, at 6:45 p.m.
Jake Eaton also led UMaine to the first NCAA postseason victory in the program’s history.
Andrew Hartung

Hall of Famer Hartung hit for average, power at UMaine

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 29, 2016, at 4:11 p.m.
A natural hitter, Andrew Hartung could always be counted on with the bat during his four years with the University of Maine baseball program.
Runners in the seeded boys race at the 2015 Maine Cross Country Festival of Champions pulls off the starting line at Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast. The 15th running of the state’s premier high school event is scheduled for Saturday.

Maine’s premier cross-country event returns to Belfast

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 29, 2016, at 12:38 p.m.
What started as a modest midseason invitational 15 years ago has grown into one of the biggest cross-country invitationals in all of New England.
Edward "Ted" Woodbrey II of Gorham (right) is the only men's soccer player in University of Maine history to twice earn All-Yankee Conference recognition. He will be inducted posthumously into the UMaine Sports Hall of Fame on Friday.

High-scoring soccer star to receive posthumous UMaine Sports Hall of Fame honor

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 28, 2016, at 3:54 p.m.
Ted Woodbrey’s passion for soccer was reflected in his play during his time at the University of Maine. “I think he had a good time and he loved the sport,” said Woodbrey’s mother, Helen. “He was a very good soccer player and he enjoyed it.” The late Woodbrey, a four-year …
Jaquan McKennon

UMaine men’s basketball team adds ‘natural’ playmaker

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 28, 2016, at 11:17 a.m.
“He’s really excited to be a Black Bear, and we’re excited to have him with us.”
Margaret Henrick

Former UMaine field hockey standout parlays playing career into success in coaching

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 28, 2016, at 6:32 a.m.
Any field hockey coach will tell you that a team’s best offense can be its defense. That was a trait Margaret Henrick McGregor personified in her four-year field hockey career at the UMaine.
Johanna Riley

Former UMaine star spins track success into lifelong pursuits

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 27, 2016, at 1:59 p.m.
Track and field is a sport that can prove beneficial in all aspects of life when an athlete’s career comes to a close. In the case of former University of Maine standout Johanna Riley Evans, her time on the track in Orono proved rewarding in a variety of ways.
UMFK soccer coach Bill Ashby

UMFK men’s soccer coach earns 400th career victory

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 26, 2016, at 3:50 p.m.
With his club’s 3-1 victory over the visiting Clippers, UMFK head coach Bill Ashby became the 42nd college soccer coach to achieve 400 career victories.
University of Maine's Jesse Orach runs during their cross-country meet in Orono on Friday. Orach won the men's race.

UMaine senior star is running down a dream

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 26, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
“Knowing that it’s my last year I just want to finish with no regrets,” Jesse Orach said. “I think I’m well on my way to doing that. I’m not finished yet.”

RPI Women's College Hockey 3 at University of Maine 1

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 24, 2016, at 7:28 p.m.
ORONO, Maine, Despite being the first on the board, the Black Bears Women’s Hockey team dropped their home and season opener to Rensselaer Polytech. 3-1 on Saturday afternoon. The game remained scoreless after 1 period where both goalies saw work as the two teams combined for a total of 16 …

Wesleyan Men's college soccer 0 at Bates 2

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 24, 2016, at 5:57 p.m.
LEWISTON, Maine — The Bates men’s soccer team earned their first NESCAC victory of the season with a 2-0 win over Wesleyan Saturday afternoon at Russell Street Field. It’s the Bobcats’ (3-2-2, 1-2-1 NESCAC) first victory over the Cardinals (3-2-1, 0-2) since a 3-2 win in 2008. The first half …

Bryant and Stratton Men's college soccer 0 at University of Maine 4

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 24, 2016, at 3:48 p.m.
Fort Kent, Maine—The University of Maine at Fort Kent Men’s soccer team prevailed in a rematch of the 2015 USCAA national championship game, 4-0, over Bryant and Stratton on Saturday afternoon. Two-time USCAA National Player of the Year, senior Ben Kluvers scored a second half hat trick to power the …

Brewer football team outlasts Skowhegan to stay undefeated

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 24, 2016, at 8:22 a.m.
Brewer and Skowhegan didn’t exactly put on a defensive clinic on Friday night, but the Witches’ Trey Wood was their best defense in the fourth quarter.

University of Maine-Fort Kent Women's college soccer 0 at University of Maine-Presque Isle 7

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 23, 2016, at 9:09 p.m.
Presque Isle, Maine – The University of Maine at Presque Isle Owls dropped a 7-0 match to the University of Maine at Fort Kent (9-0) on Friday evening. The Bengals netted all seven goals in the first half.  The Owls were looking at a four goal deficit before ten minutes …

UMaine men, New Hampshire women victorious at cross country meet

on Sept. 23, 2016, at 5:50 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine men and University of New Hampshire women used a common denominator in their victories in an America East dual cross-country meet Friday afternoon. Pack power. Led by senior Jesse Orach’s first-place finish and four other Black Bears finishing in the top six, coach …

Fit Friday: Hitting it big with HIIT workouts.

on Sept. 23, 2016, at 7 a.m.
Having a good, sound, comfortable fitness routine is vital to the success of any athlete. If you really want to have success, sometimes you can’t be afraid to get uncomfortable. When I’m instructing my fitness classes, one of the cues I like to use once in a while is “If …

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