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Mulligan sticks with Dolphins

Updated 6 years ago

HE WAS CUT BUT HAS RESURFACED ON THE MIAMI DOLPHINS PRACTICE SQUAD… MATT MULLIGAN OF WEST ENFIELD WILL STAY ON THE PRACTICE SQUAD AS LONG AS HE IMPRESSES… MULLIGAN WAS SIGNED BY THE DOLPHINS AS A FREE AGENT AFTER THE DRAFT. HE ONLY BEGAN HIS FOOTBALL CAREER IN COLLEGE.

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Day for Goodale tentatively scheduled

Updated 6 years ago

THE TOWN OF CAMDEN ALREADY ADORNED WITH A BANNER CONGRATULATING GOLD MEDALIST ANNA GOODALE, NOW THERE IS A TEAM EFFORT TO CELEBRATE HER ACHIEVEMNT.

THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, ALONG WITH LOCAL OFFICIALS AND THE CAMDEN HILLS SPORTS DEPARTMENT IS GOING TO HOLD A CELEBRATORY DAY AT THE HIGH SCHOOL. IT’S TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 24TH… ANNA GOODALE A 2001 GRADUATE OF CAMDEN HILLS HELPED THE WOMEN’S ELITE EIGHT ROWING TEAM WIN GOLD AT THIS YEAR’S OLYMPICS… THE STUDENT BODY WILL BE LET OUT AT ONE, AND GOODALE WILL BE CONGRATULATED AND GIVE A MOTIVATION SPEECH. AFTER THAT SHE’LL TAKE THE ENTORAGE OUTSIDE TO HELP KICK OFF THE GIRLS SOCCER GAME.

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LTC Class C player of the week

Updated 6 years ago

NATE WARREN OF BUCKSPORT IS THE LITTLE 10 FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK…..

THE SENIOR RUSHED 38 TIMES FOR 322 YARDS INCLUDING THIS 71 YARD TOUCHDOWN RUN AGAINST JOHN BAPST ON SATURDAY NIGHT…
WARREN SCORED THREE TD’S AS THE GOLDEN BUCKS PULLED OUT A 40-39 WIN IN OVERTIME…..

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Local Bowlers win big

Updated 6 years ago

A TRIP TO THE 2008 UNITED STATES BOWLING CONGRESS WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIPS IN MICHIGAN WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A FUN VACATION… IT TURNED OUT TO BE MORE MEMORABLE AFTER FIVE WOMEN FROM MAINE WON THE DIVISION FOUR TITLE…..THE NAME OF THE TEAM IS &quot:NOTHIN BUT FUN&quot: AND THEY BOWL AT FAMILY FUN LANES IN BANGOR…..

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High School Football

Updated 6 years ago

Bonny Eagle 46, Cheverus 6
Dirigo 24, Lisbon 6
Falmouth 7, Fryeburg Academy 6
Gardiner Area 32, Oak Hill 6
Greely 32, Poland Regional/Whittier 0
Leavitt Area 34, Maranacook Community 28
Thornton Academy 49, Sanford 6
Waterville Senior 27, Morse 7
Bucksport 40, John Bapst 39 OT

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College Football

Updated 6 years ago

DEEP IN THE FOURTH QUARTER THE BLACKBEARS TRAILED 17-14, ON FOURTH DOWN ADAM FARKAS LOBS A PASS TO THE ENDZONE, IT WAS DEFLECTED BY MONMOUTH AND FALLS INTO THE AWAITING ARMS OF MAINE TIGHT END DEREK BUTTLES…THE FRESHMAN THE HERO, ON A DRENCHED FIELD IN NEW JERSEY…MAINE WINS 21-17…THE BEARS HOME OPENER NEXT SATURDAY TELEVISED LIVE ON TV-5 STARTING AT SIX.

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High School Football

Updated 6 years ago

Bangor 34, Messalonskee 19
Cape Elizabeth 32, York 12
Deering 21, Windham 14
Edward Little 53, Oxford Hills Comprehensive 21
Gorham 28, South Portland 14
Hampden Academy 16, Belfast Area 6
Jay 20, Yarmouth 7
Lewiston 26, Brunswick 6
Livermore Falls 14, Boothbay Region 0
Marshwood 48, Kennebunk 28
Mattanawcook Academy 14, Foxcroft Academy 12
Mountain Valley 68, Gray-New Gloucester 8
Mt. Ararat 28, Cony 26
Old Orchard Beach 18, Madison Area Memorial 12
Old Town 12, Mount View 6
Scarborough 11, Biddeford 8
Skowhegan Area 30, Brewer 0
Stearns 48, Dexter Regional 0
Winthrop 46, Traip (Robert W.) Academy 13

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Frozen Four set for next couple years

Updated 6 years ago

THE FROZEN FOUR SIGHTS ARE SET FOR THE NEXT FEW YEARS…
NEXT YEAR THE FROZEN FOUR WILL BE IN WASHINGTON, D-C’S VERIZON CENTER… THE 2010 FROZEN FOUR WILL BE AT FORD FIELD IN DETROIT, MICHICAN… THE 2011 FROZEN FOUR AT THE XCEL CENTER IN ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA… AND THE 2012 FROZEN FOUR WILL BE AT THE ST. PETE TIMES FORUM IN TAMPA, FLORIDA…..

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Tortorella finds a new job….

Updated 6 years ago

HE COULDN’T FIND A GIG BEHIND THE BENCH SO JOHN TORTORELLA TAKES A GIG BEHIND THE DESK… TORTOLLA HAS SIGNED ON WITH TSN TO BE A HOCKEY COMMENTATOR… THE FORMER BLACKBEAR AND N-H-L COACH WILL BE ON HAND FOR SIXTY GAMES…..

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Local College Notes

Updated 6 years ago

DESPITE 10 KILLS FROM DANIELLE O’BRIEN FROM CALAIS, THE UMAINE FARMINGTON VOLLEYBALL TEAM FALLS TO HUSSON 3-0 TO START THE SEASON.

MAINE MARITIME WOMEN’S SOCCER A WINNER 2-0 OVER UMAINE MACHIAS.

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UM Baseball Recruit

Updated 6 years ago

U-MAINE BASEBALL HAS PICKED UP A SHORTSTOP FROM NEW HAMPSHIRE… MIKE FRANSOSO HAS MADE A VERBAL COMMITTMENT TO ATTEND U-MAINE NEXT YEAR…..

AS A JUNIOR LAST SEASON FRANSOSO HIT 470 AND WAS NAMED TO THE ALL STATE TEAM…..

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Bashaw Back at Colby

Updated 6 years ago

CHRIS BASHAW, WHO HAD 16 TOUCHDOWNS OVER THE PAST FOUR SEASONS AS A RUNNING BACK, WILL BE AN ASSISTANT COACH FOR THE COLBY COLLEGE FOOTBALL TEAM…..

BASHAW, THE LONE CAPTAIN FOR THE MULES IN THE 2007 SEASON, WILL COACH COLBY’S RUNNING BACKS FOR HEAD COACH ED MESTIERI. BASHAW RUSHED FOR MORE THAN 18-HUNDRED YARDS IN HIS CAREER…..

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Cake and Farley win Race

Updated 6 years ago

ONE OF THE MORE POPULAR RACES OF THE SUMMER IS THE BANGOR LABOR DAY 5 MILER.

THE TEMPERATURE WAS 60 DEGREES AT THE 134 RUNNERS AT THE START AND IT DIDN’T TAKE PRE RACE FAVORITE JUDSON CAKE VERY LONG TO JUMP INTO THE LEAD. A RATHER SLOW START FOR CAKE HE SAID….. BUT THAT WAS PART OF THE PLAN.

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Maine falls to Iowa

Updated 6 years ago

TO PUT THIS GAME IN PERSPECTIVE…A FEW SHORT MONTHS AGO, MOST OF THE STATE OF IOWA WAS UNDER WATER, THE MISSISSIPPI BROKE THROUGH AND THE STATE WAS DECIMATED…WITH SOME BUILDINGS STILL ON CAMPUS SHUTDOWN, 71 THOUSAND PEOPLE PACKED KINNICK STADIUM….TAILGATING EARLY AND THE BLACKBEARS PROVED NO MATCH FOR THE IMPROVING HAWKEYES OF THE BIG TEN…
ON FOURTH AND GOAL, SHONNE GREENE RUMBLES IN…

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Blackbears cut in the NFL

Updated 6 years ago

MATT MULLIGAN’S RUN TO PLAY IN THE NFL, HAS COME UP SHORT AT LEAST FOR NOW. MULLIGAN AN UNDRAFTED FREE AGENT FROM WEST ENFIELD DID NOT MAKE THE 53 MAN ROSTER FOR THE MIAMI DOLPHINS. HE PLAYED FOR MAINE LAST YEAR.

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Bears leave for Iowa

Updated 6 years ago

TONIGHT THE MAINE BLACKBEARS WILL LAND IN IOWA AFTER A THREE HOUR FLIGHT… A MEETING TONIGHT, A WALK THROUGH TOMMORROW AND AN EARLY WAKE UP CALL AS THE BLACKBEARS WILL KICKOFF AGAINST THE HAWKEYES, 11 AM LOCAL TIME, 12 NOON HERE IN MAINE… THE BEARS MINGLED THROUGH THE AIRPORT EARLIER TODAY, THE MOOD WAS LIGHT AND THE BEARS SEEM POISED TO TAKE DOWN THE BIG TEN FOE….

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Local Notes

Updated 6 years ago

JAMIE THOMPSON IS STILL PLAYING PRO HOCKEY… AT THE AGE OF 34 THOMPSON SIGNS WITH THE AUGUSTA LYNX. THE FORMER BLACKBEAR WHO PLAYED IN THE EARLY 90’S, HAS NOW PLAYED IN SIX DIFFERENT PROFESSIONAL LEAGUES.

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Hermon man lifts his way to honor

Updated 6 years ago

CONGRATULATIONS TO CHRIS PAGE OF HERMON… THE 42 YEAR OLD HAS BEEN NAMED THE NATIONAL CONGRESS OF STATE GAMES, MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR… HIS PERFOMANCE IN THIS YEAR’S MAINE GAMES, TWO GOLD MEDALS HELPED HIM ATTAIN THIS NATIONAL HONOR, HE’LL BE CELEBRATED AT A BANQUET IN SEPTEMBER. HE OVERCAME A DEVESTATING THUMB INJURY TWO YEARS AGO TO CONTINUE TO COMPETE…..

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He’s back with the Pirates

Updated 6 years ago

HE’S BACK WITH THE PORTLAND PIRATES… AFTER ENTERTAINING THE IDEA OF COMING BACK TO MAINE AS AN ASSISTANT COACH, ERIC WEINRICH HAS BEEN HIRED BACK TO BE AN ASSISTANT WITH THE PORTLAND PIRATES… WEINRICH GREW UP IN GARDINER AND SPENT 18 YEARS IN THE NHL…..

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Cullins Resigns from PVHS

Updated 6 years ago

DAVE CULLINS HAS RESIGNED HIS POSITION AS BOYS BASKETBALL AT PENOBSCOT VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL. THE FORMER MATTANAWCOOK HIGH PLAYER COACHED THE HOWLERS FOR FIVE YEARS. HE LED THE SCHOOL INTO THE PLAYOFFS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN YEARS OTHER THAN DURING THE TIME OF THE OPEN TOURNAMENT.

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