Blodgett Signs Extension 

The University of Maine is giving women’sbasketball coach Cindy Blodgett a two-year contract extension. Blodgett’s current four-year contract expires at the end of thisseason. University officials say the extension will pay her anannual salary of $109,772 a year, the same amount she makes now. Blodgett was a Lawrence High School and Maine hoops star beforeplaying pro in the WNBA and overseas. Her Maine teams have posted a 20-69 record in her three seasonsas coach.