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Page Olympic Hopeful

Updated 6 years ago

KATIE PAGE HAS BEEN PRETTY BUSY LATELY. GOING TO SCHOOL IN CALIFORNIA AND IS GETTING CLOSE TO EARNING A PhD. BUT THE FORMER UMAINE TRACK ATHLETE FROM PALMYRA IS ALSO TRYING TO EARN A SPOT ON THE US OLYMPIC TEAM…..

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Bellamy a Phantom

Updated 6 years ago

UMAINE MAINE SENIOR HOCKEY PLAYER ROB BELLAMY WILL GET HIS SHOT AT THE PRO’S. BELLAMY HAS SIGNED A TRYOUT CONTRACT WITH THE PHILADELPHJIA BANTOMS OF THE AHL. HE’LL BE WITH THE TEAM FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON WHERE HE’LL BE EVALUATED.
HE WAS A 3rd ROUND PICK OF THE FLYERS IN 2004. KNOWN FOR HIS PHYSICAL PLAY, BELLAMY WAS AN ASSISTANT CAPTAIN FOR THE BLACK BEARS THIS PAST SEASON.

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And the winner is…

Updated 6 years ago

THE FINISHING WEEKEND FOR HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL CULMINATES WITH THE REVELATION OF MR AND MISS BASKETBALL…GIVEN TO THE SENIOR WHO IS CONSIDERED THE BEST ON AND OFF THE COURT…

THE THREE FINALISTS…JILL HENRIKSON OF MORSE, AARIKA RITCHIE OF LEE ACADEMY AND RACHAEL MACK… THE LAST TWO WILL BE TEAMMATES AT COLBY IN THE FALL….MACK WINS THE AWARD TO GO ALONG WITH HER GATORADE PLAYER OF THE YEAR HONOR…

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70th Sportsman Show going on

Updated 6 years ago

IF YOU HAVE CABIN FEVER WE HAVE THE CURE…THE 70TH ANNUAL SPORTSMAN SHOW GOT UNDERWAY TONIGHT AT THE FIELD HOUSE AT UMAINE…MANY PEOPLE THINK THE BEST DAY IS TOMMORROW…. VENDORS AND DEMONSTRATIONS ALL DAY TOMMORROW… 9 TO 8 FOR SATURDAY… 10-4 ON SUNDAY AND THE PROFITS BENEFIT THE LOCAL COMMUNITY.

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Mims helping Florida State

Updated 6 years ago

MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL…. FORMER MR BASKETBALL IN MAINE RALPH MIMS HELPED FLORIDA STATE ADVANCE IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THE ACC TOURNAMENT. THE FORMER BRUNSWICK PLAYER SCORED 16 AS THE SEMINOLES BEAT WAKE FOREST 70-60.
MIMS AND HIS TEAMMATES PLAY NUMBER ONE NORTH CAROLINA FRIDAY.

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Blodgett’s bunch goes down

Updated 6 years ago

THE PLAYIN GAME IS THE ELIMINATION GAME… MAINE AND STONYBROOK TO START THE AMERICA EAST PLAYOFFS…DESPITE SEVENTEEN POINTS AND SIX REBOUNDS FROM COLLEEN KILMURRAY MAINE’S SEASON COMES TO A GRINDING HAULT. 64-58….BLODGETT’S FIRST OVERALL RECORD 7-23.

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Parker done at Lee Academy

Updated 6 years ago

LEE ACADEMY PREP IS LOOKING FOR A NEW BASKETBALL COACH…. CARL PARKER HAS RESIGNED TWO YEARS AFTER HE WAS HIRED TO COACH THE FLEDGLING PROGRAM. HE TOLD US TODAY HE’LL COACH AAU OVER THE SUMMER WHILE HE DETERMINES HIS FUTURE IN COACHING.

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Charity Broom Ball for little boy

Updated 6 years ago

THE WOMEN’S HOCKEY TEAM AT UMAINE AND THE THIRD WATCH HOCKEY TEAM MADE UP OF LOCAL ERMENGENCY PERSONNEL…. WANT YOU TO ATTEND A CHARITY BROOM BALL GAME… ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT A SICK LITTLE BOY NAMED CAMDEN BROWN…THE GAME WILL BE MONDAY THE 24TH AT THE ALFOND ARENA AT 7:30.

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Smart Beavers

Updated 6 years ago

UMAINE FARMINGTON FIELD HOCKEY HAS THE SMARTS… THE TEAM HONORED TODAY BY THE NATIONAL FIELD HOCKEY COACHES ASSOCIATION FOR HAVING A TEAM GRADE POINT AVERAGE OF 3.0 OR HIGHER….10 PLAYERS NAMED TO THE D-3 NATIONAL ACADEMIC SQUAD. JILLIAN ROSS OF BELFAST ONE OF THOSE TEN.

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Local Notes

Updated 6 years ago

RACHAEL MACK OF CONY IS THE GATORADE PLAYER OF THE YEAR… SHE AVERAGED 18 POINTS PER GAME ALONG WITH 10 REBOUNDS A GAME FOR CONY ON AN 18-3 CAMPAIGN.. NOW AS THE STATE WINNER MACK IS A FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL GATORADE PLAYER OF THE YEAR TO BE NAMED LATER THIS MONTH.MACK IS HEADING TO COLBY.

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Football Schedule 08′

Updated 6 years ago

THE UMAINE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE HAS BEEN RELEASED AND IT ALL STARTS NEXT FALL WITH A GAME AGAINST IOWA. THE MAJOR COLLEGE OPPONENT WILL BE A MEETING WITH FORMER BLACK BEAR COACH KIRK FERENTZ.
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THIS IS A NEW BEGINING FOR THE MAINE PROGRAM… A NEW CONTRACT FOR THE COACH AND NEW FIELD TURF AND WEIGHT ROOM FOR THE PLAYERS.

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Big Ben Stikes Twelve

Updated 6 years ago

UMAINE HOCKEY NEEDS TO FIND A NEW STARTING GOALIE… BEN BISHOP SIGNED A CONTRACT TWO HOURS AGO… HE WAS ASSIGNED TO THE PEORIA RIVERMEN OF THE AHL…THAT IS THE MINOR LEAGUE AFFILIATE OF THE ST. LOUIS BLUES… BIG BEN GOES 6-7 210 POUNDS AND TAKES UP A LOT OF NET.

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RAMSEY ON THE ROAD

Updated 6 years ago

UMAINE HOCKEY SENIOR CAPTAIN TRAVIS RAMSEY WAS IN A CARMONDAY DRIVING TO MANATOBA, CANADAWHERE HE’LL SIGN A CONTRACT TO PLAY WITH THE MANATOBA MOOSE OF THE AHL. ANOTHER FORMER BLACK BEAR PRESTON RYAN ALSO RECENTLY PLAYED FOR THE MOOSE.

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Bears Make Grade

Updated 6 years ago

UMAINE FIELD HOCKEY TEAMGETSNATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR WORK IN THE CLASSROOM.

THE BLACK BEARS HAVE ONE OF THE TOP FIVE TEAM GRADE POINT AVERAGES FOR DIVISION ONE SCHOOLS.

THEIR 3.5 GPA WAS THE 4th BEST IN THE NATION.

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A split for Colby

Updated 6 years ago

COLBY HOCKEY HAD A SENSATIONAL SEASON BUT IT DRAWS TO A CLOSE IN THE NESCAC SEMI-FINALS… TRINITY BEATS COLBY AT COLBY 2-1…. THE WHITEMULES WERE HOSTING AS THE NUMBER ONE SEED.

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Winslow champions of B

Updated 6 years ago

WHAT A GRIND IT HAS BEEN FOR HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY THIS YEAR… THE EXTENSION OF THE PLAYOFF DUE TO THE POSTPONEMENTS AND THE BACK TO BACK NIGHTS TO DETERMINE THE EASTERN MAINE CHAMPION….WINSLOW WENT OVERTIME THERE…GOING OVERTIME AGAINST YORK…

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Hockey Notes Maine, Colby

Updated 6 years ago

THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF AN ENTIRE SEASON ENCAPSULATED IN TONIGHTS SHOWDOWN WITH UMASS LOWELL…. IF YOU DON’T KNOW MAINE NEEDS TO WIN BOTH GAMES THIS WEEKEND AND STILL GET SOME HELP….RIVERHAWKS ROOSTING EARLY…. KORY FALITE OUT OF BILLERICA MASS, HIS 16TH 1-0 UMASS LOWELL…THE BEARS DIDN’T GET BUMBED OUT… BUT YOU CAN HEAR THE HORN…IT’S NEEDED NOW AS BRET TYLER SCORES ON THE POWER PLAY. BEARS TALLY AGAIN IN THE SECOND…JEFF MARSHALL…. AND THE NEW SHERIFFS RAN THE RIVERHAWKS OUT OF THE ARENA WITH A WIN….4-1.. THEY NEED TO WIN SATURDAY NIGHT AND HAVE UMASS LOSE TO MAKE THE PLAYOFFS.

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Redemption for Payson

Updated 6 years ago

NICK PAYSON RECEIVED SOME REAL GOOD NEWS TODAY… TWO MONTHS HE WAS KICKED OFF THE MAINE HOCKEY TEAM… HE WAS RE-INSTATED TODAY… THE YOUNG MAN FROM BANGOR WAS INVOLVED IN A FIGHT… AFTER INVESTIGATION UMAINE DETERMINED HE WAS DEFENDING HIMSELF…

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Mr. and Miss Basketball Finalists

Updated 6 years ago

JUST WHO WILL BRING HOME THE HARDWARE…THE SIX FINALISTS ARE NAMED FOR MR. AND MISS BASKETBALL TO BE AWARDED ON MARCH 14TH.

JON MCALLIAN OF BANGOR IS ONE OF THE SIX FINALISTS… HE IS HEADING TO UMAINE NEXT YEAR… ANOTHER REAL GOOD SHOOTER THAT’S A FINALIST IS MARANCOOK’S RYAN MARTIN THE BLACKBEARS JUST WON THE STATE TITLE… SAM LECLERC OF WINTHROP IS THE THIRD FINALIST…28 POINTS LAST NIGHT IN THE WIN OVER CALAIS..

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Lee and Winthrop Winners

Updated 6 years ago

LEE ACADEMY TRAILING BY ONE AT THE HALF ..LEE ACADEMY OUTDISTANCED MADISON IN THE SECOND HALF…LACI MCLAUGHLIN WAS A SPARKPLUG…the outscored madison 24-11 in the third…THEN CHECK OUT THIS FLOATER AARIKA RITCHIE… Seven points for ritchie..THEN THE POINTS OFF TURNOVERS… LEE ACADEMY’S AMANDA GIFFORD…. 18 points and leadership….59-47 BACK TO BACK STATE TITLES… THIRD IN FOUR YEARS FOR THE PROGRAM…

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