University of Maine's Aaron Calixte (right) spins around Stony Brook University's Carson Puriefoy during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor in this January 2015 file photo.

Guards taking on leadership roles for UMaine women’s, men’s basketball teams

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 25, 2016, at 9:16 p.m.
UMaine guards Sigi Koizar and Aaron Calixte will be taking on a demanding challenge this season.

TV, radio schedule for Oct. 26, 2016

on Oct. 25, 2016, at 7:11 p.m.

Golden “Boys” Warriors Dealing with inside “Cowards” statement & Draymond Green back to his old TRICKICKS

on Oct. 24, 2016, at 11:03 p.m.

USA Olympic women were better role models on/off the court then the USA Men were

on Oct. 22, 2016, at 2:21 p.m.
University of Maine's Bella Swan (center) goes up for two past Maryland Baltimore County during their basketball game at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor in this January 2016 file photo.

Get ready for the UMaine ‘Meet the Bears’ basketball night

on Oct. 21, 2016, at 4:06 p.m.
Coach Richard Barron and the women’s team and the men’s squad directed by coach Bob Walsh will team up for a youth basketball clinic.
University of Maine Black Bears head coach Bob Walsh

UMaine men chosen last, women third in league basketball polls

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 20, 2016, at 7:54 p.m.
The University of Maine women’s and men’s basketball teams have undergone a massive turnover in personnel and will field teams with a lot of new faces this season.

Young UMaine Women’s Team Selected 3rd in pre-season AE Poll

on Oct. 20, 2016, at 6:59 p.m.
Houlton players celebrate after defeating Gray-New Gloucester in the Class B girls state championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor in this February 2016 file photo.

Class B basketball state finals moved to Augusta

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 19, 2016, at 4:22 p.m.
University of Maine's Sigi Koizar (right) puts up a shot past Bryant University's Alex Klein during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor in this December 2015 file photo.

UMaine senior named to America East preseason basketball team

on Oct. 19, 2016, at 4:05 p.m.
University of Maine senior guard Sigi Koizar has been named to the America East Preseason All-Conference team.

UMaine Men’s hoop teammates elect veterans Beal, Calixe & Melmed as captains for 2016-17

on Oct. 19, 2016, at 3:09 p.m.

Boy’s college Maine basketball showcase was a very successful & much needed event

on Oct. 18, 2016, at 10:21 p.m.

Box score for the UMaine men’s hoop intra-squad scrimmage Sat.

on Oct. 17, 2016, at 12:03 a.m.

First opportunity to see UMaine Men’s basketball 8 added players this Sat. at 10:00am

on Oct. 14, 2016, at 12:56 a.m.
MDI player Bracey Barker (left) in 2002.

MDI High School Hall of Fame to induct six

on Oct. 04, 2016, at 1:51 p.m.
Mount Desert Island High School will pay tribute to six of its former sports standouts when it inducts the group into the athletic hall of fame on Friday.

UMaine men’s and women’s basketball teams can start practices tomorrow

on Oct. 01, 2016, at 8:10 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 29, 2016

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 12:47 p.m.
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.”
Carl Parker of Bangor is a veteran AAU and high school basketball coach.

Bangor coach enshrined in New England AAU Hall of Fame

By Ernie Clark on Sept. 26, 2016, at 12:37 p.m.
“When you talk of the success of Maine AAU, the conversation has to start with Carl Parker.”

Boys/Girls HS Basketball returns this coming Sunday at Hampden Rec

on Sept. 25, 2016, at 10:22 p.m.
Former longtime University of Maine-Farmington coach and teacher Len MacPhee unveils the newly painted basketball court at Dearborn Gym that has been named Len MacPhee Court in his honor. A ceremony was held at the facility last Friday.

UMaine-Farmington dedicates court to longtime coach

on Sept. 20, 2016, at 4:13 p.m.
The University of Maine-Farmington athletic department on Friday dedicated its nearly renovated basketball court at Dearborn Gymnasium to legendary coach Len MacPhee.