High School Sports

 
Sukee Arena in Winslow, which hosted the pictured Class B East hockey semifinal between Waterville and Presque Isle in 2014, has closed because of equipment failure. Four central Maine high schools had to scramble to find adequate game and practice time at three other area rinks for the 2016-17 season.

Rink managers help schools salvage hockey season after Winslow arena closes

By Larry Mahoney on Dec. 01, 2016, at 4 p.m.
“We can’t thank the three arenas enough. What they have done to enable four high school teams to be able to practice and play is a huge commitment for them.”
Bangor High School boy's soccer Captain Carson Atherley (center) hoists the gold ball after Bangor's win against Gorham High School 4-1 in a penalty kick shoot out during the Class A state championship game at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland on Nov. 5.

Bangor, Camden Hills soccer teams gain regional rankings

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 29, 2016, at 11:15 a.m.
The Class A state champion Bangor High School boys and Camden Hills of Rockport girls soccer teams have earned top-10 rankings in this year’s final USA Today/National Soccer Coaches Association of America Region I poll.

Thirteen teams to participate in John Bapst preseason hockey tournament

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 22, 2016, at 3:36 p.m.
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 The Maine Central Institute football team celebrates after winning the Maine Class D State Football Championship game on Saturday night in Portland. The Huskies won on a dramatic play as the clock ran out, beating Lisbon High School 20-14. Troy R. Bennett | BDN

MCI stuns Lisbon for ‘D’ title with last-second touchdown

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 19, 2016, at 10:27 p.m.
Bonny Eagle receiver Kordell Menard (10) hauls in a pass in front of Portland's Vincent Pasquali during the Class A state final at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland on Saturday.  
Justin Pelletier/Sun Journal

Bonny Eagle rolls past Portland for ‘A’ football championship

By Will Kramlich, Sun Journal on Nov. 19, 2016, at 7:21 p.m.
The Wells High School football team celebrates its 44-0 victory over Mount Desert Island High School in the Maine Class C State Football Championship game in Portland on Saturday night. Troy R. Bennett | BDN

Wells dominates MDI for ‘C’ football crown

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 19, 2016, at 6:47 p.m.
Brunswick's Hunter Garrett dives after a fumbled ball after getting hit by a Kennebunk player during their Class B football state championship game on Friday at Alfond Stadium at the University of Maine in Orono.

Brunswick defeats Kennebunk for first football state championship in 53 years

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 18, 2016, at 9:54 p.m.
Brunswick won its first state football championship in over five decades with a 28-6 Class B victory over Kennebunk on Friday night.
Old Town's Kaleb Gifford pitches to Hermon during their Class B North championship baseball game at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor in this June 2016 file photo.

Maine Principals’ Association approves high school baseball pitch limits

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 18, 2016, at 3:34 p.m.
Maine’s new pitch-count restrictions are in line with USA Baseball’s Pitch Smart recommendations and replace the former practice of limiting availability based on the number of innings pitched.

TV, radio schedule for Nov 18, 2016

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:34 p.m.

Title drive the best advertisement for MDI football

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:32 a.m.
“We’re hoping this success we’ve had will encourage some of those kids who are on the periphery and have thought about playing football to come out and play.”

MCI hopes to break through in third-straight Class D state football final

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:21 a.m.
Mount Desert Island's Tia Tardy leads the pack during the Class B cross-country regional championships at Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast in this October 2016 file photo.

MDI running standout commits to Bucknell University

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 16, 2016, at 2:44 p.m.
Tia Tardy has run for Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln, Orono and MDI.
Hermon's Hailey Perry makes a catch during the softball game against Old Town at Old Town in this May 2016 file photo.

Hermon catcher signs National Letter of Intent to play at UMaine

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 16, 2016, at 2:28 p.m.
Hailey Perry, a catcher for Hermon, signed her National Letter of Intent to play for coach Mike Coutts’ Black Bears on Tuesday.

South Senior All-Stars sweep high school soccer games

on Nov. 14, 2016, at 6:12 p.m.
The South boys prevailed 9-5 and the South girls won 2-1.

MCI captures third straight ‘D’ football regional title

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 11, 2016, at 10:25 p.m.

Brunswick holds off Brewer for third straight ‘B’ North crown

By Christian Sandler, Times Record on Nov. 11, 2016, at 9:53 p.m.

MDI knocks off Winslow to claim first regional football title

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 11, 2016, at 9:36 p.m.
Brewer High School's Garrett Ireland (left) goes for the tackle against Cony High School's Chad Bickford during their Class B high school football semifinal playoff game on Doyle Field Friday evening.

Brewer seeks to slow Brunswick in ‘B’ football title rematch

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 10, 2016, at 2:26 p.m.
“We’ve got a group of guys who are willing to do what it takes and it should be a good game.”
Brewer High School's Trey Wood (left) escapes a tackle by Jason Barnes (center) with help from teammate Zac Duncan during their Class B high school football semifinal playoff game on Doyle Field Friday evening.

Brewer football powerhouse blends family traits, modern approach

By Ernie Clark on Nov. 10, 2016, at 1:13 p.m.
“Trey” Wood enjoys the contact side of football like his father before him and his grandfather before that.

Gorham basketball standout signs National Letter of Intent to attend Villanova

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 09, 2016, at 5:29 p.m.