University of Maine Black Bear Sports


UMaine women’s basketball signs point guard from Israel

By Ryan McLaughlin on April 14, 2017, at 6:11 p.m.
Dor Saar has spent three years with the Team Israel International Team, averaging 10.6 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game.
Rachel Carlson

UMaine softball team faces Stony Brook in home-opening series

on April 14, 2017, at 2:07 p.m.
Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard (35) warms up prior to the start of the second period against the Ottawa Senators at the Canadian Tire Centre.

Former UMaine hockey stars join Team USA for World Championships

By Larry Mahoney on April 14, 2017, at 10:28 a.m.
Two former University of Maine men’s hockey All-Americans will be part of the United States team that participates in the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships.
University of Maine quarterback Jake Eaton dives into the end zone with a first-quarter touchdown against Central Connecticut at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland Saturday in 2002.  The Black Bears will play in Portland next season for the first time since 2005.

UMaine football schedules spring scrimmage, November game in Portland

By Larry Mahoney on April 13, 2017, at 10:14 p.m.
Former University of Maine assistant hockey coach Jay Leach.

UMaine associate men’s hockey coach Jay Leach resigns

By Larry Mahoney on April 10, 2017, at 6:25 p.m.
Jay Leach, the University of Maine’s associate head men’s hockey coach, is leaving the university after four seasons.
University of Maine interim head coach Nick Derba talks to the dugout during their baseball game against University of Hartford.

UMaine seeks reliable No. 3 starter in pitching rotation

By Larry Mahoney on April 10, 2017, at 4:45 p.m.
The University of Maine’s 10-6 loss to Hartford on Sunday magnified a deficiency in the Black Bear pitching staff.

UMaine kickball tournament to promote mental health awareness

By Ryan McLaughlin on April 10, 2017, at 4 p.m.
University of Maine second baseman Caleb Kerbs (left) tags out the University of Hartford's Ashton Bardzell at second during the first game of Saturday's America East baseball doubleheader at Mahaney Diamond in Orono.
Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Pitching, clutch hitting help UMaine baseball take two of three from Hartford

By Larry Mahoney on April 08, 2017, at 10:06 p.m.

UMaine softball team sweeps Hartford

on April 08, 2017, at 8:11 p.m.

Former UMaine star guides Denver to Frozen Four final

By The Sports Xchange on April 07, 2017, at 8:58 p.m.
John Arel of the University of Maine, pictured during a game in March 2016, returns to the starting rotation for the Black Bears' America East baseball series against Hartford at Mahaney Diamond in Orono Friday.

UMaine baseball, softball teams take on Hartford

on April 07, 2017, at 3:02 p.m.
Cody Lawyerson

Reliever from Moscow making immediate impact at UMaine

By Larry Mahoney on April 07, 2017, at 11:22 a.m.
“He understands the value of making quality pitches and attacking hitters.”
Former University of Maine football player Sherrod Baltimore (right) runs through a drill in August 2015.

Former UMaine defensive back signs with CFL’s Redblacks

By Ryan McLaughlin on April 05, 2017, at 5:14 p.m.
The Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League, the defending Grey Cup champions, have signed former UMaine defensive back Sherrod Baltimore to a contract.
University of Maine associate head coach Amy Vachon yells instructions to her team during their women's basketball game against University of Maryland Baltimore County at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Jan. 7. Vachon, a former UMaine star from Augusta, has been leading the program in the absence of head coach Richard Barron, who is on medical leave for an undisclosed illness.
Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Vachon appointed UMaine women’s basketball coach for 2017-2018; Barron remains in treatment

By Larry Mahoney on April 05, 2017, at 1:11 p.m.
University of Maine women's basketball head coach Richard Barron, pictured in March 2016, has relinquished control of the program for the 2017-2018 season to deal with significant health issues for which he has taken extended medical leave.
BDN File

UMaine coach Barron speaks out on health issues

on April 05, 2017, at 1:10 p.m.
Stony Brook's Akwasi Yeboah (left) battles for rebound against the University of Maine's Ryan Bernstein during their Jan. 14 basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Bernstein, a nonscholarship player from New York, has announced his intention to transfer. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Walk-on Bernstein leaving UMaine men’s basketball program

By Ernie Clark on April 04, 2017, at 12:44 p.m.
Redshirt junior Drew Belcher (second right), pictured during the 2015 season, is among three players expected to compete for the starting quarterback job at the University of Maine.

UMaine football team begins spring workouts

By Larry Mahoney on April 03, 2017, at 4:17 p.m.
The Black Bears open the 2017 regular season at New Hampshire on Thursday, Aug. 31.

UMaine baseball salvages series finale, snaps 9-game skid

on April 02, 2017, at 9:16 p.m.
Tyler Schwanz of the University of Maine makes contact with the ball during the first game of their America East baseball doubleheader against University of Massachusetts Lowell iat Mahaney Diamond in Orono on Friday.

UMass Lowell sweeps UMaine baseball team; Black Bears drop ninth straight

on March 31, 2017, at 8:38 p.m.
The River Hawks completed the sweep with a 3-0 win in the second game, sending the Black Bears to their 11th defeat in the last 12 contests.

UMaine baseball team gearing up to host UMass Lowell

on March 30, 2017, at 3:33 p.m.

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