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Husson University head coach Warren Caruso watches as his team faces Thomas College during their basketball game at Newman Gym in Bangor on Jan. 10, 2017.

Husson men’s, women’s basketball teams playing in Boston-area NCAA tourneys

The North Atlantic Conference champion Husson University men’s and women’s basketball teams will be playing their NCAA Division III Tournament openers 21.4 miles apart on Friday.
Houlton's Kolleen Bouchard, right, is guarded by Hermon's Chloe Raymond during Wednesday's Class B North semifinal.

Houlton junior claims third straight Osborne tourney MVP honor

Kolleen Bouchard led Houlton to its third consecutive regional championship and the Shires will be gunning for their third consecutive state championship against Gray-New Gloucester.
Andrew Fleming of the University of Maine (right) goes up for a shot during a December 2016 game. The freshman from South Paris on Monday was named to the America East All-Rookie Team.

South Paris freshman gains America East basketball recognition

Andrew Fleming was a bright spot this season on a struggling UMaine men’s basketball team.

GSA outlasts Fort Fairfield for ‘C’ North boys basketball title

The juggernaut George Stevens Academy boys basketball team got tested Saturday night, but its status as Class C North champion remains intact for a second straight year.

Puck drops on Class B North hockey playoffs Tuesday night

Hampden Academy’s fourth-seeded Broncos, 13-5, will take on No. 5 Houlton/Hodgdon/Southern Aroostook/Katahdin, 9-8-1, at approximately 7:10 at the Penobscot Ice Arena in Brewer.
Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (99) drives to the basket as Atlanta Hawks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (10) defends during the first half at TD Garden in Boston.

Third-quarter surge propels Hawks past Celtics

OFF THE RIM

Here are the reasons tourney upsets occur

University of Maine senior guard Sigi Koizar.

Koizar leads UMaine women by Binghamton; teams to meet in playoffs

Peach powers Dexter girls past GSA for ‘C’ North title

Despite facing a formidable post duo from George Stevens Academy on Saturday night, Dexter was able to work its game plan well enough to take home a regional championship.

Defense leads MDI past Orono for ‘B’ North boys championship

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop skates in warm-ups prior to the game against the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Feb. 18. Bishop has been traded to the Los Angeles Kings.

Former UMaine star Bishop traded to Kings

THE PRESS BOX

Tourney 2017: Unsung Heroes, Heroines Lead Title Runs

The University of Maine's Nolan Vesey moves the puck around Quinnipiac's Connor Clifton during a game at Alfond Arena in Orono  last October. Vesey scored three goals in Maine's 5-4 win over Northeastern on Saturday night.

UMaine men’s hockey team rallies past Northeastern

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