Ellis Throckmorton (middle) and his sister Hillary Throckmorton (second right) pose with their mother, Emily Ellis (far right), father, Tim Throckmorton (left), and stepmother, Emilie Brand Throckmorton, after a Husson football game in 2015. The Throckmorton children have been successful athletes after growing up with celebrity parents.

What’s it like being the child of a hall of famer and local broadcasting celebrity? You break a lot of eggs.

By Larry Mahoney on Sept. 15, 2016, at 1 a.m.
The Throckmorton children followed in their parents’ footsteps as athletes.

New NBA “HACK-A-SHAQ” foul rule will help poor foul shooters late in quarters/overtimes

on Sept. 13, 2016, at 8:16 p.m.
Zak Boisvert

UMaine men’s basketball assistant coach leaving for Army

on Sept. 09, 2016, at 3:55 p.m.
A University of Maine men’s basketball assistant coach is leaving coach Bob Walsh’s staff.

66 of Bangor High’s 100 state championships have come under AD Steve Vanidestine’s 33 year watch

on Sept. 08, 2016, at 12:10 a.m.

Sports briefs for Sept. 2, 2016

By Wire Service Reports on Sept. 02, 2016, at 7:54 p.m.

CORRECTION: HS hoops start 11/21/16 not 11/14/16, sorry my mistake!

on Aug. 29, 2016, at 12 a.m.

UMaine men’s basketball has 4 NCAA tourney teams on nonconference schedule

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 23, 2016, at 8:36 p.m.
UMaine, which was 8-22, will play Duke on Dec. 3.

Sports briefs for Aug. 22, 2016

By Staff and Wire Reports on Aug. 22, 2016, at 7:52 p.m.

12 weeks from today until lst day of High School hoops on Nov. 14th

on Aug. 22, 2016, at 4:34 p.m.
Kevin Durant of the United States celebrates his team's gold-medal win over Serbia in the men's basketball final of the Rio Games Sunday at Carioca Arena 1 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

U.S. men’s basketball team routs Serbia for third straight gold

By Steve Keating, Reuters on Aug. 21, 2016, at 4:56 p.m.
Maine Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Fern Masse (left) poses for a photo with Hall of Fame board of directors chairman Tony Hamlin, also a 2016 inductee, during Sunday's induction ceremony at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

New Maine Basketball Hall of Fame class represents generational shift

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 21, 2016, at 4:10 p.m.
U.S. Olympic basketball players Diana Taurasi (from left), Brittney Griner and Sue Bird walk off the court after their gold medal victory over Spain on Saturday.

US women’s basketball team wins gold against Spain

By Steve Keating, Reuters on Aug. 20, 2016, at 4:43 p.m.
The U.S. extended its Olympic winning streak to a staggering 49-0.
Sarah Wilcox

Six set for induction into Old Town Athletic Hall of Fame

on Aug. 19, 2016, at 1:02 p.m.
Six new names will be entered into the Old Town High School Athletic Hall of Fame this fall, according to an announcement by the school and the RSU 34 Educational Foundation.
The 1947 Patten Academy boys basketball team was honored at a banquet hosted by the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad at the Penobscot Hotel in Bangor after beating Boston Latin 35-32 at the Boston Garden in the New England Basketball Tournament. From left are Carroll Hatt, manager Jack Seely, Thurston Townsend, captain Lloyd Wilson, coach Willis Phair, Donna Phair, Harley Dow, Howard Cunningham, Hollis Bates, Gilman Rossignol and Kenneth McCourt. Team member Lynn Vickery did not return with the team.

Maine basketball hall to honor giant-killing 1947 Patten Academy team

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 19, 2016, at 7:26 a.m.
“We just felt like nobody could beat us,” said former Patten Academy player Thurston Townsend.
Vassiliy Levit (left) of Kazakhstan and Evgeny Tishchenko of Russia square off in the men’'s heavyweight final boxing bout at Riocentro on Monday during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Tishchenko won the gold medal.

Olympics roundup: Bahamian foils Felix’s bid for 400-meter gold

By Wire Service Reports on Aug. 15, 2016, at 9:28 p.m.

Collins says DeAndre Jordan is a poor foul shooter because he is inconsistent with his release point

on Aug. 15, 2016, at 12:17 a.m.

Sports briefs for Aug. 14, 2016

By The Sports Xchange on Aug. 14, 2016, at 9:50 p.m.
Justin Rose of Great Britian celebrates his birdie putt on the 18th hole Sunday to win the gold medal during the final round of Men's Golf at Olympic Golf Course in Rio De Janeiro.

Olympics roundup: Bolt speeds to third straight 100-meter gold

By Wire Service Reports on Aug. 14, 2016, at 9:16 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for Aug. 11, 2016

on Aug. 11, 2016, at 8:49 p.m.

UMaine women’s basketball team lands shooting guard

By Larry Mahoney on Aug. 11, 2016, at 4:10 p.m.
Shooting guard Kelly Fogarty from Walpole, Massachusetts, has verbally committed to attend the University of Maine beginning in the fall of 2017.