Cross Country

 
Carsyn Koch, Cedarville University track and field

Washburn runner gearing up for NCAA Division II national championships

By Pete Warner on May 08, 2015, at 2:14 p.m.
Looking back on her early days as a runner, Carsyn Koch can’t help but laugh. She was a member of the Washburn District High School cross country team in 2010 and also competed on the Beavers’ fledgling outdoor track and field squad. Koch and her teammates didn’t have their own …
Hampden Academy's Brendan McIntyre (center) goes up for a basket past Brewer during their basketball game on Jan. 8 in Hampden.

Hampden boys basketball team faces grueling road swing

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 21, 2015, at 12:43 p.m.
The Hampden Academy boys basketball team has continued to dominate its Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference brethren on its home court, extending a winning streak at home that spans more than five years to 46 games with a 68-59 victory over previously undefeated Edward Little of Auburn on Monday afternoon. But …
The Orono girls cross-country team takes a cool-down lap after competing in the Eastern Maine championship in Belfast in this October 2014 file photo.

Orono, Scarborough cross-country coaches honored

By Ernie Clark on Jan. 15, 2015, at 1:22 p.m.
Orono’s Lin White and Scarborough’s Jim Harmon have been named the inaugural Maine high school cross-country coaches of the year as selected by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. One boys coach and one girls coach from each of the 50 states were honored for their …
Katherine Leggat-Barr of Greely

Greely star wins state’s Gatorade girls cross country honor

on Jan. 09, 2015, at 11:25 a.m.
Katherine Leggat-Barr of Greely High School in Cumberland has been named the 2014-15 Gatorade Maine Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year, becoming the second honoree from the Cumberland school in as many years. The Rangers’ Kirstin Sandreuter was the award recipient last year. Leggat-Barr, a 5-foot-7-inch sophomore, won the …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Dec. 12, 2014

on Dec. 12, 2014, at 6:56 p.m.
BASEBALL ORONO — The University of Maine’s Senior and Junior Winter Baseball Clinics will be held Saturdays through Feb 8. The Saturday of Christmas will be off. Please visit goblackbears.com for more information or contact Nick Derba at 581-1097 or Nicholas.Derba@umit.maine.edu. GORHAM — The University of Southern Maine baseball team …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Dec. 4, 2014

on Dec. 04, 2014, at 8:47 p.m.
BASEBALL ORONO — The University of Maine’s Senior and Junior Winter Baseball Clinics will be held Saturdays through Feb 8. The Saturday of Christmas will be off. Please visit goblackbears.com for more information or contact Nick Derba at 581-1097 or Nicholas.Derba@umit.maine.edu. ORONO — The University of Maine Baseball Winter program …

Roger Williams tops MMA women’s basketball team for tourney title

on Nov. 16, 2014, at 12:06 p.m.
CASTINE | Katie Lowerre posted 11 points and nine rebounds on Sunday afternoon to lead Roger Williams to a 45-34 women’s basketball victory over Maine Maritime Academy in the championship game of the Pepsi Mariner Challenge. All-tournament pick Teagan Dunn provided eight points and 11 rebounds for the 2-0 …
Matthew Toussaint of Fort Kent was the leading Eastern Maine finisher in the boys race at the New England High School Cross Country Championships held in Connecticut. Toussaint was 71st overall.

Maine high school runners compete at New England championships

By Ernie Clark, BDN Staff on Nov. 12, 2014, at 3:08 p.m.
Runners from Connecticut and La Salle Academy of Providence, Rhode Island, starred in the New England Interscholastic Cross Country Championships held last Saturday at Wickham Park in East Manchester, Connecticut. Hannah Debalsi of Staples High School in Westport, Connecticut, and Alex Ostberg of Darien High School in Connecticut were individual …
Ellsworth High School runner Haley Lawrence smiles as she sees the finish line on the final stretch in the Girls Class B Eastern Maine cross country championship in Belfast, Maine, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.

Maine’s top individual high school runners to join championship teams at New Englands

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 06, 2014, at 11:21 a.m.
When Ellsworth High School senior Haley Lawrence won the Eastern Maine Class B girls cross country championship two weekends ago, it marked a crowning achievement for multiple reasons. Among them, she said after that race, was earning a spot on the school’s running wall of fame, a collection of plaques …

College roundup: Husson field hockey team rolls to berth in NAC final

on Nov. 02, 2014, at 6:37 p.m.
BANGOR | Taylor Lovley recorded two goals and two assists to help Husson University roll by Castleton State 10-1 in in a North Atlantic Conference field hockey semifinal Saturday night at the Winkin Complex. Husson (8-8) will host the NAC final this Saturday against the winner of Tuesday’s UMaine-Farmington …

State cross country championship results

on Nov. 01, 2014, at 10:30 p.m.
At Belfast, 5K Class A Boys Scarborough-73, Falmouth-87, Massabesic-89, Windham-161, Hampden-168, Mt. Blue-168, Messalonskee-193, Gorham-199, Brewer-261, Lewiston-261, Deering-264, Marshwood-267, Cheverus-271, Brunswick-307, Mt. Ararat-335 1, Aaron Willingham, MB, 16:00.62. 2, Bryce Murdick, FAL, 16:01.12. 3, Iid Sheikh-Yusuf, DEER, 16:01.73. 4, Jacob Terry, SCAR, 16:05.18. 5, Dan Lesko, MB, 16:22.87. 6, Jesse …
Fort Kent High School's Matthew Toussaint leads the race during the Class C state championship cross country meet in Belfast on Saturday.

Different strategies fuel successful efforts for boys cross country champions

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 01, 2014, at 7:56 p.m.
BELFAST | There likely are as many strategies to win a cross country race as there are winners, or at least that math added up Saturday among the three seniors who emerged with individual state championships. For Fort Kent’s Matthew Toussaint, the plan was to do whatever it took …
Telstar Regional High School's Gabi Stone (2009) leds her teammates off the starting line during the Class C state championship cross country meet in Belfast on Saturday.

Orono girls win second straight Class C cross country title; Scarborough, Greely also earn state championships

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 01, 2014, at 6:56 p.m.
  BELFAST | If the Orono High School girls cross country team felt pressure entering Saturday’s Class C state championship race, it was hard to notice by merely watching the Red Riots run. Not only did coach Lin White’s squad roll to its second straight state crown behind the …

Local sports results for Oct. 31, 2014

on Oct. 31, 2014, at 10:05 p.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Cross country State Championships at Belfast: Class C, 11 a.m.; Class A, 12:30 p.m.; Class B, 2 p.m. COLLEGE Men’s basketball Maine at Southern Maine (exhib.), 7:30 p.m. Women’s basketball McGill at Maine (exhib.), 4 p.m. Cross country Colby at NESCAC Championships (Middlebury, Vt.), 11 a.m. …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Oct. 30, 2014

on Oct. 30, 2014, at 8:11 p.m.
BASEBALL ORONO — Registration is underway for the University of Maine Junior Winter Clinic, which will be held 4:30-6:30 p.m. on 12 consecutive Saturdays; and its Senior Winter Clinic, which will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m. on 12 consecutive Saturdays. Cost is $250 for instruction with UMaine players and coaches.The goal …

Eastern Maine cross country championship results

on Oct. 25, 2014, at 9:02 p.m.
At Troy Howard Middle School Belfast, 5K GIRLS Class A (*-state-team qualifiers) 1 Hampden Academy-45*, 2 Brunswick-62*,3 Lewiston-113*, 4 Mt. Blue-139*, 5 Mt. Ararat-139*,6 Brewer-150*, 7 Bangor-187,8 Skowhegan-219,9 Messalonskee-235, 10 Edward Little-252,11 Oxford Hills-265, 12 Lawrence-359 1, Tessa Cassidy, BRUN, 19:29.93. 2, Anne Guadalupi, CONY, 19:40.91. 3, Elizabeth Labun, HAM, …
The girls Class A cross country teams converge before going into the woods during their race in the Eastern Maine cross country championship in Belfast, Maine, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.

Hampden girls, boys sweep Eastern A cross country titles

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 25, 2014, at 7:16 p.m.
BELFAST | Elizabeth Labun has experienced highs and lows while competing in the Eastern Maine Class A cross country championships over the last three years. As a sophomore she placed fourth and helped Hampden Academy win the 2012 title by a scant two points over Mount Ararat of Topsham. …
Ellsworth High School runner Haley Lawrence smiles as she sees the finish line on the final stretch in the girls Class B Eastern Maine cross country championship in Belfast, Maine, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.

Caribou boys, MDI girls tops in Eastern B cross country; Orono sweeps Class C crowns

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 25, 2014, at 6:39 p.m.
BELFAST | As the top individual runners in the Eastern Maine Class B cross country race crossed the finish line Saturday, Roy Alden waited patiently. More than a minute after Chris Cote of Waterville posted his winning time of 17:12.94 for the 3.1-mile course at the Troy Howard Middle …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Oct. 24, 2014

on Oct. 24, 2014, at 4:50 p.m.
BASEBALL ORONO — Registration is underway for the University of Maine Junior Winter Clinic, which will be held 4:30-6:30 p.m. on 12 consecutive Saturdays; and its Senior Winter Clinic, which will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m. on 12 consecutive Saturdays. Cost is $250 for instruction with UMaine players and coaches.The goal …
Lily Koffman of Orono High School was among the front runners at the half-mile mark of the Eastern Maine girls' Class C cross country race in Belfast in this October 2012 file photo.

Orono girls cross country team poised for new championship run at Eastern Maine regional

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 23, 2014, at 2:56 p.m.
BELFAST | The Orono girls cross country team entered last year’s regional championship meet as one of the top contenders in Eastern Maine Class C. But after edging Washburn for both the regional and state championships a year ago and then finishing second among 58 scoring schools at the …
 
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