By Ernie Clark on Feb. 23, 2016, at 3:03 p.m.
Each has been named a winner of the Bangor Daily News’ William C. Warner Most Valuable Player Award for their respective classes.
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 22, 2016, at 4:04 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Nia Irving and Dominique Lewis have been at the forefront of a resurgence in girls basketball at Lawrence High School of Fairfield that last winter produced the program’s first state championship since 1994. Now seniors, the duo is providing not only more statistical contributions but the leadership …
on Feb. 22, 2016, at 3:57 p.m.
High School Basketball North All-Tournament teams Boys Class AA *Andrew Fleming (Oxford Hills), Amir Moss (Portland), Terion Moss (Portland), Malik White (Deering), Griffin Foley (Portland); honorable mention: Joe Esposito (Portland), Anthony Lobor (Deering), Matthew Fleming (Oxford Hills), Jared Norcross Plourde (Edward Little), Raffale Salamone (Deering) Class A *Keenan Hendricks (Oceanside), …
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 22, 2016, at 2:50 p.m.
“Keenan’s been clutch for us all year,” said Oceanside coach Matt Breen of the 6-foot-1 Hendricks.
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 20, 2016, at 11:42 p.m.
BANGOR | The dominance the top-ranked George Stevens Academy boys basketball team displayed during their first two games of Tourney Week 2016 was missing in the first half of Saturday night’s Class C North final. That was until sophomore guard Taylor Schildroth unleashed his offensive arsenal, providing the spark …
By Pete Warner on Feb. 20, 2016, at 9:12 p.m.
The Knights (18-2) advance to face South winner Boothbay Region in next Saturday’s Class C state title game
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 20, 2016, at 7:49 p.m.
The Eagles will play Lake Region of Naples for the Class B state title on Friday.
By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 20, 2016, at 3:56 p.m.
Houlton will take on Southern Maine champion Gray-New Gloucester for the gold ball here Friday night.
By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 20, 2016, at 2:17 p.m.
The Shead High School girls basketball team from Eastport won their first Class D North championship since 1999.
By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 20, 2016, at 2:14 p.m.
Class B Boys Ellsworth 52, Orono 34 No. 4 Orono (16-5) Koffman 3-3 0-0 6, DeSisto 0-7 0-0 0, Steelman, Farnham 0-1 0-0 0, Spencer, Collett 3-10 0-0 6, Robertson 1-2 2-4 4, McCluskey, Hines 4-5 0-0 8, Coutts 2-6 0-2 4, Marliere, Woldring 3-6 0-0 6; Totals: 16-40 2-6 …
By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 20, 2016, at 1:37 p.m.
The Easton boys won their first regional championship in 36 years.
By Kevin Mills, Sun Journal on Feb. 19, 2016, at 11:43 p.m.
AUGUSTA | As her teammates took to warmups prior to the second half Friday night, Jordyn Reynolds sought advice. A visibly frustrated Reynolds walked courtside and had a chat with her sister, Brooke. When the junior forward returned to action, the frustration turned to motivation. “She lit that fire …
By Kalle Oakes, Sun Journal on Feb. 19, 2016, at 11:07 p.m.
AUGUSTA | That playoff-tested maxim about the third game being a charm, or a curse, when two close rivals play each other in the aftermath of two similar regular-season results? Forget it. If Portland High School played the way they did on Friday night at the Augusta Civic Center, …
By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 19, 2016, at 10:24 p.m.
Coach Dwayne Carter’s club (19-1) will take on Hancock County rival Bucksport for the regional title at 8:45 Saturday evening in Bangor.
By Pete Warner on Feb. 19, 2016, at 9:39 p.m.
Seventh-seeded Hodgdon (12-9) battled almost possession for possession with the Golden Bucks, but it could not sustain its effectiveness in the fourth quarter.
By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 19, 2016, at 7:20 p.m.
The Howlers will appear in a regional final for the first time in at least 30 years.
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 19, 2016, at 6:29 p.m.
The Mariners won the school’s first Class A North boys basketball title.
By Ernie Clark on Feb. 19, 2016, at 5:22 p.m.
Lawrence’s Nia Irving, the tournament MVP, led the way with 16 points and 16 rebounds.
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By Pete Warner on Feb. 19, 2016, at 4:50 p.m.
Narraguagus of Harrington employed a diamond-and-one press that forced many of Dexter’s 35 turnovers, paving the way for a 39-24 Class C North girls basketball semifinal victory.
By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 18, 2016, at 10:21 p.m.
BANGOR | On a semifinal Thursday that saw three top seeds leave the Queen City as upset victims, it appeared for a while as though the basketball gods would strike lightning on the top-seeded Easton boys. The top-ranked Bears saw a seven-point halftime lead disappear at the hands of …