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The University of Maine's Laia Sole (center) scrambles for the ball with Hartford's Darby Lee (right) and Lyndsey Abed (foreground left) during the game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor last week.

Ladies of Spain make instant impact on UMaine women’s basketball team

“You don’t practice taking charges in Europe. If you get knocked down, they’re going to make a basket.”
OFF THE RIM

Fort Fairfield honors a true team player — 55 years later

Houlton-Hodgdon-Southern Aroostook-Katahdin's Nate Lilley (left) stops a shot from Old Town-Orono's Tyler Wheeler during their hockey game on Jan. 14 at Alfond Arena in Orono.

Blackhawks hockey program makes dramatic turnaround

The Blackhawks have turned it around. They are 8-4, including a rare win over fourth-place Brewer, which is 7-3-1.

Hermon, Houlton claim PVC cheering crowns

Hermon claimed the Class B title with a narrow victory over Ellsworth. Houlton took the Class C title.
FAST BREAKS

Messalonskee girls set sights on Class A North title

New England Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan (15) runs the ball against Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Cortez Allen (28) and cornerback Ross Cockrell (31) during the third quarter in the 2017 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on Sunday night. The Patriots won 36-17 and will face the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl on Feb. 5.

Brady, Pats rout Steelers for another AFC title

Jared Austin (right) of Brewer, pictured during a Jan. 6 game against Hampden Academy, scored 14 points on Saturday to lead the Witches to a 48-27 victory over arch-rival Bangor at Brewer High School.

Brewer boys clamp down on defense, beat rival Bangor

UMaine women rally in second half to upend Albany

UP NORTH MOTORSPORTS

Penske-ized Snowmobile Racer at Caribou Snow Drags

THE PRESS BOX

Offense Wins Games, Defense Wins Championships: Really?

Albany men pull away in second half to beat UMaine

FAST BREAKS

Nailbiting win over rival could provide big boost for Fort Kent girls

Karlton Creech, pictured introducing Bob Walsh as the head basketball coach in 2014, has signed a four-year contract to remain the director of athletics for the University of Maine.

Athletics director signs 4-year contract to remain at UMaine

Karlton Creech is staying at the University of Maine for the foreseeable future.

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