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Pepin Returns

Updated 6 years ago

DAVE PEPIN WILL BE BACK TO COACH THE SEARSPORT BASEBALL TEAM IN THE PLAYOFFS.

PEPIN WAS CHARGED WITH OUI THIS PAST WEEKEND AND HE HAS SERVED A SELF IMPOSED TWO GAME SUSPENSION. PEPIN TOLDTV5 TUESDAYTHAT HE HAD A MEETING WITH HIS TEAM ON MONDAY AND HE TOLDTHE PLAYERSTHAT HE HADMADE A MISTAKE THAT HE WAS NOT PROUD OF.

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PVC large school headlines

Updated 6 years ago

THE PVC LARGE SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIP HELD IN PRESQUE ISLE…

THE BREWER GIRLS CAME IN SECOND TO THE BANGOR GIRLS WHO WON THE MEET WITH 153 POINTS… MDI’S DANIELLE HUTCHINS WON THREE EVENTS INCLUDING THE 100, 200 AND LONG JUMP…

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John Bapst tennis player continues

Updated 6 years ago

STATE SINGLES AT BATES COLLEGE, THE FINAL FOUR WILL PLAY ON MONDAY…

SCARBOROUGH’S CAMILLE JANIA….THE HARVARD BOUND SENIOR IN THE FAR COURT…HAS NEVER LOST A SET IN HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS…SHE’S MOVING INTO THE FINAL FOUR….TO FACE CHANTALL LAVERTU OF LEWISTON…THE OTHER SEMIFINALISTS ARE CHRISTINE ORDWAY OF WAYNFLETE AND ERINN FLYNN OF JOHN BAPST.

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Local Notes

Updated 6 years ago

IT’S A FREE FISHING WEEKEND IN MAINE. THE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE IS PROMOTING FAMILY FISHING DAYS.
THIS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY YOU CAN FISH WITHOUT A LICENSE UNLESS YOU’VE HAD A LICENSE REVOKED.

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Hockey notes

Updated 6 years ago

Scott Pellerin is one of five that will be inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame tonight at the Fredericton Inn. Pellerin played 12 seasons professionally…The former University of Maine Black Bear won the 1992 Hobey Baker Award ….

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Brewer may have a new coach

Updated 6 years ago

BREWER HIGH WILL HAVE A NEW BOYS BASKETBALL COACH NEXT MONDAY. ONE OF THE LEADING CANDIDATES IS CLAYTON BLOOD. THE FORMER HERMON COACH IS AN ENGLISH TEACHER AT BREWER HIGH.
THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE WILL VOTE ON THE SUPERINTENDENTS NOMINATION MONDAY NIGHT.

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Colby has a player of the year.

Updated 6 years ago

COLBY COLLEGE JUNIOR KATE SHERIDAN HAS BEEN NAMED THE DIVISION 3 MIDFIELDER OF THE YEAR BY WOMENS LACROSSE DOT COM.
SHE LED THE CONFERENCE IN SCORING WITH 58 GOALS AND 33 ASSISTS. SHERIDAN IS A THREE TIME ALL AMERICAN HEADING INTO HER SENIOR SEASON.
THREE OTHER COLBY PLAYERS WERE NAMED TO THE 2nd TEAM.

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ESPN the Magazine taking names

Updated 6 years ago

THREE WOMEN FROM MAINE HAVE BEEN NAMED ACADEMIC ALL AMERICANS BY ESPN THE MAGAZINE. AMANDA RUKSZNIS IS ON THE CREW TEAM AT WORCESTER POLY. SHE’S A MESSALONSKEE GRAD.
HARVARD HOCKEY PLAYER CAITLIN CAHOW LIVES ON VINALHAVEN.
AND LINDSEY SNYDER IS FROM WINTERPORT AND A CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE SWIMMER.

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Maine Ski Hall of Fame

Updated 6 years ago

THE MAINE SKI HALL OF FAME WILL HAVE 9 NEW MEMBERS THIS FALL. ON THE LIST IS JULIE PARISIEN WHO WAS A THREE TIME WINNER ON THE WORLD CUP TOUR AND A THREE TIME OLYMPIAN.

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Kelley on the come back

Updated 6 years ago

THE NEWS IS GETTING BETTER ALL THE TIME FOR HERMON HIGH SENIOR ASHLEY KELLEY… THE TALENTED SOFTBALL PLAYER BLEW OUT HER KNEE AND NOW WILLMAKE HER FIRST START TOMMORROW AGAINST MDI. KELLEY IS GOING TO UMAINE NEXT YEAR AS A SCHOLARSHIP PLAYER…. IT’S BEEN TOUGH TO BE A SPECTATOR THE ENTIRE SEASON.

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Colby runner finishes 2nd

Updated 6 years ago

WHAT A RUN IT WAS FOR COLBY’S ANNA KING… KING WAS RUNNER UP IN THE 3-000 METER STEEPLECHASE IN THE NCAA DIVISION THREE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP. FINISHING SECOND SHE ALSO SET A SCHOOL RECORD 10 MINUTES 27.56 SECONDS. CASSIE KNIGHT FINISHED FIFTH IN THE RACE JUST FIVE SECONDS BEHIND…

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Tangerine Bowl family

Updated 6 years ago

THE UMAINE FOOTBALL TEAM OF 1965 WILL HAVE A REUNION THIS FALL. THE TANGERINE BOWL TEAM THAT WENT 8-2 AND 5-0 IN CONFERENCE PLAY IS PLANNING A GET TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST BLACK BEAR HOME GAME OF THE SEASON.
ALL AMERICAN JOHN HUARD PLAYED ON THE TEAM AND HIS COMPANY IS PUTTING IN NEW FIELD TURF ON MORSE FIELD THIS SUMMER.

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Porter goes north to play

Updated 6 years ago

QUINTON PORTER HAS SIGNED WITH THE HAMILTON TIGER CATS OF THE CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE.
THE FORMER BOSTON COLLEGE QUARTERBACK FROM PORTLAND PLAYED BRIEFLY WITH NFL TEAMS IN HOUSTON AND CAROLINA.


Ripken in Waterville

Updated 6 years ago

IT WAS QUITE A NIGHT IN WATERVILLE…FORMER MAJOR LEAGUER BILLY RIPKEN WAS THE KEY NOT SPEAKER AT THE ALFOND YOUTH CENTER….. HE IS THE YOUNGER BROTHER OF CAL RIPKEN….

THE NIGHT WAS TO CELEBRATE HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES MICHAEL AND MARGARET GRIFFIN OF OAKLAND AND RAY RICHARD THE FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE KENNEBEC VALLEY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM…..

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Sullivan on her way out

Updated 6 years ago

THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE IS PARTING WAYS WITH SOFTBALL COACH STACEY SULLIVAN. THE ONLY COMMENT FROM THE UNIVERSITY TODAY IS THAT THEY ARE NOT SEEKING TO RENEW HER CONTRACT…..
IN HER FIRST YEAR SHE LED THE TEAM TO A SCHOOL RECORD 35 WINS ….THE FOLLOWING YEAR MAINE WAS TWO GAMES BELOW 500 AND THIS PAST SEASON MAINE HAD 11 WINS AND 39 LOSSES. THEY LOST THEIR FIRST 28 GAMES IN 2008.
UMAINE WILL BE LOOKING FOR A NEW SOFTBALL COACH.

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Smith honored

Updated 6 years ago

CURT SMITH NAMED AMERICA EAST PLAYER OF THE YEAR…. HARD TO FLY UNDER THE RADAR WITH HIS STATS… THE UMAINE BASEBALL PLAYER HIT 403… SCORED 60 RUNS, DROVE IN 37 WITH A 722 SLUGGING PERCENTAGE.

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Gagne debates future in coaching

Updated 6 years ago

VETERAN HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY COACH NORM GAGNE MAY BE DONE AT LEWISTON HIGH. THE FORMER WATERVILLE COACH HAS REFUSED TO SIGN AN EVALUATION THAT INCLUDES NEGITIVE COMMENTS FROM PARENTS CONCERNING PLAYING TIME AND OTHER COACHING DECISIONS.
GAGNE HAS WITHDRAWN HIS NAME FROM CONSIDERATION FOR NEXT YEAR WHILE HE CONSIDERS HIS OPTIONS.

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Vachon steps down

Updated 6 years ago

PAUL VACHON IS MAKING A FEW CHANGES AND NOW THAT HE IS THE NEW ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AT CONY HIGH SCHOOL… VACHON HAS DECIDED TO STEP DOWN AS GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH FOR THE RAMS…VACHON HAS COACHED THE CONY GIRLS FOR THE PAST 23 YEARS… AND HE SAW HIS TEAMS WIN SEVEN STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS… A FIERY COACH WITH PASSION FOR PERFECTION… VACHON WAS AN ENGLISH TEACHER BEFORE MOVING UP TO ATHLETIC DIRECTOR.

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Momah trying to hook with Bills

Updated 6 years ago

FORMER UMAINE FOOTBALL PLAYER ONYI MOMAH IS GETTING A TRYOUT WITH THE BUFFALO BILLS. HE WAS A TAILBACK AT MAINE FIVE YEARS AGO BUT IS NOW A 6’1&quot: 240 POUND FULLBACK.
MOMAH REPORTS TO THE BILLS TODAY AS THEY START UP MINI CAMP. HE’S ONE OF 28 ROOKIES LOOKING TO MAKE THE BUFFALO ROSTER.

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Raceway update

Updated 6 years ago

IT LOOKS AS IF HARNESS RACING AT BANGOR RACEWAY WILL RESUME NEXT WEDNESDAY.
ONE SMALL AREA ON THE TRACK WAS STILL SOFT, BUT THAT WAS DUG UP TODAY.
SLOW DRYING HAS CANCELLED 14 OF 15 RACE DATES.

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