on March 01, 2016, at 8:26 p.m.
High school basketball Tourney 2016 Classes B, C, D North At Cross Insurance Center, Bangor Paid Attendance Friday, Feb. 12 — 2,089 Saturday, Feb. 13 — morning: 1,071; afternoon: 2,781; evening: 962 Monday, Feb. 15 — morning: 1,547; afternoon: 1,392; evening: 1,098 Tuesday, Feb. 16 — morning: 1,326; afternoon: 1,788; …
By Ernie Clark on March 01, 2016, at 7:06 p.m.
“I don’t have all the final numbers to look at yet, but verbally from what I’ve heard I think we’re up at all three sites,” said MPA executive director Dick Durost.
By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 29, 2016, at 5:42 p.m.
Durost said he expects to discuss future coverage with NSN and MPBN “very soon.”
on Feb. 28, 2016, at 11:34 a.m.
Class AA girls Gorham 46, Edward Little 36 Edward Little (16-5) Perry 1-0-2, Norcross 3-0-7, Jacques 5-0-11, Haines 0-0-0, Fontaine 0-0-0, Beaudet 0-0-0, Stubbs 2-0-4, Jipson 0-0-0, Reynolds 4-4-12. Totals 15-4-36. Gorham (21-0) Lundin 2-1-5, Holmes 4-2-10, Bragg 0-0-0, Curley 2-0-6, Rowe 0-0-0, Merrifield 0-0-0, Esposito 8-5-22, Fennie 1-1-23. Totals …
By Kalle Oakes, Sun Journal on Feb. 28, 2016, at 12:16 a.m.
It was the coronation most expected, but not in the one-team highlight film fashion many anticipated. The inaugural Class AA boys’ basketball final may go into the history books as the best one for a while. Portland survived double overtime to shoo away age-old, next-door rival South …
By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 27, 2016, at 10:55 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Narraguagus High School of Harrington senior center Kelli Kennedy had a quiet first half as the much taller Boothbay Region High School Seahawks held her to three points in the Class C schoolgirl state championship game at the Augusta Civic Center Saturday night. But the 5-foot-11 Kennedy …
By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 27, 2016, at 10:36 p.m.
AUGUSTA | It was an exhibition of shooting that would’ve made Steph Curry proud. And for all the shots George Stevens Academy sophomore Taylor Schildroth was knocking down, he was just as good if not better at setting up his teammates. The Eagles’ dynamic guard poured in a game-high …
By Kevin Mills, Sun Journal on Feb. 27, 2016, at 10:13 p.m.
PORTLAND | For much of the game, the Edward Little girls basketball team was within striking distance Saturday night. But as the game wore on, Gorham had more solutions and Edward Little had less answers. The Rams turned a narrow lead into a double-digit advantage in the third quarter …
By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 27, 2016, at 7:21 p.m.
Easton, making its first appearance in a state championship game since 1986, finishes the season 19-4.
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 27, 2016, at 6:43 p.m.
“Fairy tales don’t always end the way you want them to, but this one did.”
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 27, 2016, at 6 p.m.
Falmouth High School senior guard and Mr. Basketball finalist Thomas Coyne displayed a tenacious defensive side.
By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 27, 2016, at 5:29 p.m.
The game was a real defensive struggle involving Rangeley’s man-to-man and full-court pressure and Shead’s well-orchestrated 3-2 zone.
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 26, 2016, at 11:26 p.m.
BANGOR | The Lake Region Lakers scored the first 16 points of the second half to pull away from Ellsworth 63-47 and win their first Class B boys basketball state championship in 31 years Friday night. The Naples-based Lakers led by just four points at intermission but cranked up …
By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 26, 2016, at 10:03 p.m.
Sophomore center Kolleen Bouchard poured in 21 points and also grabbed 12 rebounds as the Shiretowners beat Gray-New Gloucester 48-35 in the Class B state championship game.
on Feb. 26, 2016, at 10:02 p.m.
High school basketball Class B girls Houlton 48, Gray-NG 35 Gray-New Gloucester (17-5) DeTroy 2-4 0-0 4, B. Jordan 2-8 0-0-4, Kariotis 2-6 0-2 4, Conley 5-11 3-4 13, Camerl 3-11 0-0 6, DBumont 1-3 2-2 4, A. Jordan 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 15-46 5-8 35. Houlton (21-1) Gentle 0-2 …
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 26, 2016, at 12:10 p.m.
The father-son and coach-player relationships between Ed and Rich Mazurek and now Rich and Nick Mazurek have had their different qualities that can be traced in part to generational changes in youth sports and the evolving parental involvement in those programs.
on Feb. 25, 2016, at 10:17 a.m.
The quests for championship titles tip off Friday night.
on Feb. 23, 2016, at 8:08 p.m.
High School Basketball North All-Tournament teams Boys Class B *Bruce St. Peter (Ellsworth), Bryce Harmon (Ellsworth), Donovan Savage (Caribou), Jake Koffman (Orono), Nick Bagley (Ellsworth); honorable mention: Andre Miller (Old Town), Kaleb Gifford (Old Town), Nate Desisto (Orono), Keenan Collett (Orono), Ryan Hoogterp (Old Town) Class C *Taylor Schildroth (George …
on Feb. 23, 2016, at 7:53 p.m.
High School Basketball North All-Tournament teams Girls Class B *Kolleen Bouchard, So., Houlton; Emi Higgins, Jr., Hermon; Heather Kervin, Jr., Winslow; Emily Wheaton, So., Presque Isle; Natalie Hill, Sr., Houlton; honorable mention: Lauren Plissey, Hermon; Kelsey Shaw, Mount Desert Island; Aspen Flewelling, Houlton; Alex Allain, Hermon; Madison Card, Ellsworth Class …
By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 23, 2016, at 5:28 p.m.
The Houlton Hig h Sc hool girls basketball team became one of the few teams to win back-to-back regional championships in two different classes when it followed up last year’s Class C state championship with the Class B North title by virtue of its 51-35 victory over Hermon on Saturday. …