Indoor Track

 

Waterville sweeps Class B indoor track crowns; Lake Region’s Kate Hall breaks three records

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 17, 2014, at 7:54 p.m.
Waterville High School swept the boys and girls Class B indoor track state championships at Bates College in Lewiston on Monday. But Kate Hall, a junior who competes for Lake Region High School in Naples, was the individual star of the day. Hall, who won three individual state indoor titles …

Local sports results for Feb. 12, 2014

on Feb. 12, 2014, at 9:41 p.m.
Tourney scoreboard HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL EASTERN MAINE Preliminary round Tuesday, Feb. 11 Class B BP5: No. 10 Ellsworth 47, No. 7 Medomak 44 Wednesday, Feb. 12 Class A AP1: No. 8 Lewiston 44, No. 9 Lawrence 40 Class B BP1: No. 8 Hermon 47, No. 9 Presque Isle 30Story …
Alec Wortman of Brewer, pictured during the 2013 PVC outdoor championships, won two PVC-EMITL indoor titles on Saturday.

PVC-EMITL competitors overcome training challenges in title meet

By Pete Warner on Feb. 11, 2014, at 12:41 p.m.
ORONO | The long-awaited completion of the University of Maine’s New Balance Field House has helped produce some high-energy performances by area track and field athletes. That dynamic was in evidence during Saturday’s Penobscot Valley Conference-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League Championship in Orono, and in Boston where members of …

Local sports results for Feb. 7, 2014

on Feb. 08, 2014, at 9:30 a.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Hockey Gardiner Area at John Bapst, 7:40 p.m. Hampden at Presque Isle, 1:15 p.m. Scarborough at Bangor, 4 p.m. Skowhegan at Cony, 8:10 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Winslow at Messalonskee, 7:10 p.m. Indoor Track PVC- EMITL Championship All teams at UMaine, Orono, 2:45 p.m. Nordic …
Workers prepare to paint lines on the track Thursday afternoon at the University of Maine's New Balance Field House in Orono. The facility, which is undergoing a $5 million renovation, is expected to be ready for the Penobscot Valley Conference-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League meets on Saturday.

UMaine’s New Balance Field House expected to open Saturday with PVC-EMITL meet

By Pete Warner on Jan. 23, 2014, at 3:47 p.m.
Barring any unanticipated problems, the University of Maine’s New Balance Field House is scheduled to open on Saturday morning. That’s when the Penobscot Valley Conference-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League is slated to inaugurate the renovated facility with its first home regular-season meets of the season. After nearly nine months of …

Local sports results for Jan. 17, 2014

on Jan. 17, 2014, at 9:43 p.m.
33 Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Girls Basketball Acadia Chr. at North Haven, 8:30 a.m. Carrabec at Spruce Mountain, 7 p.m. Central Aroostook at Washburn, 6:30 p.m. Central at Dexter, 6:30 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Foxcroft at Caribou, 1:30 p.m. George Stevens at Washington Ad., 7 p.m. Greenville at Highview, 1 …

Local sports results for Jan. 10, 2013

on Jan. 11, 2014, at 10:05 a.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Boys Basketball Bangor at Brewer, 6 p.m. Belfast at Medomak Valley, 6 p.m. Boothbay at Carrabec, 1 p.m. Camden Hills at MCI, 6 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Central Aroostook at Hodgdon, 7 p.m. Edward Little at Lewiston, 7:45 p.m. Gr. Portland Ch. at North Haven, 10 …

Local sports results for Dec. 6, 2013

on Dec. 07, 2013, at 8:52 a.m.
Today’s games HIGH SCHOOL Girls Basketball Bangor Christian at Dexter, 2:30 p.m. Central at Mattanawcook, 7 p.m. DIS at Shead, 11 a.m. Easton at East Grand, 4:30 p.m.Story continues below advertisement. Highview at Jonesport-Beals, 2:30 p.m. John Bapst at Caribou, 1:30 p.m. Madison at Spruce Mountain, 7 p.m. North Haven …
 Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) wins a face-off against Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (71) during the second period in game one of the Eastern Conference finals of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the CONSOL Energy Center. The Boston Bruins won 3-0.

Bruins shut out Penguins 3-0 in Eastern Conference finals opener

By Vince Comunale, The Sports Xchange on June 02, 2013, at 1:09 a.m.
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins faced off in a playoff series for the first time in 21 years on Saturday night, in the Eastern Conference finals. Both teams were looking to take the first step toward getting back to the Stanley Cup Finals for a second time …
The new look of the renovated University of Maine field house is shown in designs by architect David Lay of SMRT Inc. The renovations will be competed in October.

UMaine field house renovations on schedule for Oct. 15 completion

By Larry Mahoney on May 16, 2013, at 4:22 p.m.
ORONO | University of Maine indoor/outdoor track and cross country coach Mark Lech said he is looking forward to the renovation of the school’s field house, which has already begun with the gutting of the old field house. “My feet won’t stick to the floor any more,” quipped Lech. …
Ben True is shown at a cross country invitational meet in Orono in 2008.

Mainers runners place high at World Cross Country Championships

By Pete Warner on March 26, 2013, at 1:24 p.m.
BANGOR | Two Mainers turned in strong performances last weekend during the World Cross Country Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Ben True of North Yarmouth finished in sixth place overall in the men’s senior race, while Matt McClintock of Athens logged a 20th-place finish in the junior event. True, a …

Local sports results for Mar. 13, 2013

on March 13, 2013, at 8:11 p.m.
Today’s games COLLEGE BASEBALL Husson vs. Keene State, at Avon Park, Fla., 4 p.m. SOFTBALL FDU-Florham vs. Thomas, at Clermont, Fla., 1 p.m. Thomas vs. Becker, at Clermont, Fla., 3 p.m. Results COLLEGE BASEBALL Tuesday’s Results Maine 8, Florida Atlantic 0Story continues below advertisement. Tuesday’s Cancellation Bowdoin vs. Daniel Webster …

Lake Region runner wins at New Englands; UMaine runner sets school 5K record

By Pete Warner on March 04, 2013, at 9:53 p.m.
BOSTON — The indoor season came to a close for most Maine high school track and field athletes on Saturday during the New England Championships held at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center. Several Mainers made some noise competing against some of the region’s top competitors. Topping the list …
Bangor's Grace McLean sets a new PVC track record in the long jump on Monday at the UMaine on Monday.

Bangor sweeps PVC/EMITL titles; MacLean, Jackson, Looker win 3 events apiece in final meet at old field house

By Pete Warner on Feb. 11, 2013, at 10:29 p.m.
ORONO | For 42 seasons, the Penobscot Valley Conference/Eastern Maine Indoor Track League has made its home in the University of Maine field house. This year’s competitors bid the facility a fitting farewell before renovations begin in the spring. Bangor High School cruised to the team championships, while Grace …

Bangor teams seek to defend indoor track championships

By Pete Warner on Feb. 08, 2013, at 1:35 p.m.
ORONO | The most recent winter storm has resulted in two days of extra rest for competitors in the Penobscot Valley Conference/Eastern Maine Indoor Track League. With Saturday’s championship meet postponed until Monday, the anticipation will continue building as teams chase league titles and individuals pursue event championships at …

High School wrestling, cheering, swim, track championship events postponed

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 07, 2013, at 1:54 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Several major high school sporting events slated for this weekend have been postponed in anticipation of a snowstorm that is predicted to hit Maine beginning Friday. The state wrestling championships, scheduled to be held at the Augusta Civic Center, and the state cheering championships, slated for the …
Bangor High’s Grace MacLean takes first place in the girls 55-meter hurdles final during the PVC Eastern Maine Indoor Track League Championship in Orono last season. MacLean won the modern pentathlon and set a meet record in the 55  hurdles during the University of Southern Maine New Year’s Relays.

Bangor’s Grace MacLean breaks 27-year-old EMITL high jump mark

By Pete Warner on Jan. 04, 2013, at 5:57 p.m.
ORONO | Grace MacLean has demonstrated considerable versatility throughout her athletic career at Bangor High School. The senior continued to show off her track and field talents during Friday’s Penobscot Valley Conference-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League meet at the University of Maine field house. MacLean established a league record …

Local Sports Results for March 10-11, 2012

on March 11, 2012, at 8:45 p.m.
Hockey tourney scoreboard HIGH SCHOOL Saturday, March 10 At Colisee, Lewiston Class A A7: Thornton 5, St. Dominic 1 Class B B7: Greely 6, Messalonskee 2 *************** High school hockey BOYS CLASS B STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GREELY 6, MESSALONSKEE 2 Greely (15-4-2) 3-0-3 – 6Story continues below advertisement. Messalonskee (18-4) 0-1-1 …

Local sports results for March 3-4, 2012

on March 04, 2012, at 8:27 p.m.
Tourney scoreboard HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Boys State Championships Friday, March 2 At Bangor Auditorium Class B Yarmouth 65, Gardiner 53 ********* Saturday, March 3 At Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland Class A Deering 59, Hampden Acad. 50 *********Story continues below advertisement. At Augusta Civic Center Class C Dirigo 74, Lee …

Oregon State sweeps Maine softball team

on Feb. 27, 2012, at 8:54 p.m.
FULLERTON, Calif., Oregon State pitchers combined to limit the UMaine softball team to five hits in two games while earning back-to-back shutouts and a doubleheader sweep, 4-0 and 13-0 Monday. The Beavers won the opener 4-0 behind Marina Demore’s three-hitter, then downed the Black Bears 13-0 in eight innings behind …