Sports

UMaine names captains

Updated 6 years ago

MARK SOCOBY FROM HOULTON NAMED ONE OF THREE CAPTAINS FOR NEXT YEAR’S SQUAD….LED THE BLACK BEARS IN SCORING THIS PAST WINTER WITH 15 POINTA A GAME… HE ALSO LED THEM IN REBOUNDS. THE OTHER TWO ARE FORMER MCI PREPPER JUNIOR BERNAL, AND KAIMONDRE OWES.

Read more on UMaine names captains…


Big night for former Camden wrestler

Updated 6 years ago

TIM BOETSCH WILL BE BACK IN THE OCTOGON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HE’S FROM CAMDEN AND A FORMER STATE CHAMPION IN WRESTLING. NOW THE 27 YEAR OLD IS IN MIXED MARTIAL ARTS AND HE’LL TRY TO IMPROVE HIS 7-1 CAREER MARK. THE FIGHT IS IN DENVER AND IS ON SPIKE TV AT 9:00PM.

Read more on Big night for former Camden wrestler…


UMaine hoop gets some good news

Updated 6 years ago

UMAINE MENS BASKETBALL HAS RECIEVED A VERBAL COMMITTMENT FROM DORAN MITCHELL. THE 6 FOOT GUARD FROM CONNECTICUT IS A SOLID SHOOTER AND HE FIGURES TO MAKE AN IMMEDIATE IMPACT ON THE TEAM IN THE FALL.

Read more on UMaine hoop gets some good news…


Sylvia Out Of UFC

Updated 6 years ago

TIM SYLVIA HAS BEEN RELEASED FROM HIS CONTRACT WITH THE UFC. THE TWO TIME HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP AND AN ELLSWORTH HIGH GRAD HAD ONE FIGHT REMAINING ON THAT DEAL.

HE THEN IMMEDIATELY SIGNED A CONTRACT TO FIGHT WITH THE NEW MMA OUTFIT CALLED ADRENALINE.

Read more on Sylvia Out Of UFC…


Sweetland Leaves Maine Hockey

Updated 6 years ago

ANDREW SWEETLAND HAS AGREED TO TERMS WITH THE FLORIDA PANTHERS ON AN ENTRY LEVEL CONTRACT.

MAINE HAD A NUMBER OF PLAYERS SIGN CONTRACTS SINCE THE END OF THE SEASON…. SOME SENIORS AND JUNIOR GOALIE BEN BISHOP….

Read more on Sweetland Leaves Maine Hockey…


Running in Ellsworth

Updated 6 years ago

ABOUT 125 RUNNERS TOOK TO THE STREETS TO RUN IN HONOR OF BILL PINKHAM FOR THE FLATTOP 5K IN ELLSWORTH. JUDSON CAKE, CHRIS PEVERADA, AND TOM MCWALTERS WENT ONE, TWO THREE ON THE GUYS SIDE…WITH CAKE’S WINNING TIME OF 15:41. ANN SAVOLISE-STANTON TOOK THE HONORS FOR THE WOMEN. HER TIME 19:47, SHE WAS FOLLOWED BY MOLLY PEVERADA AND EILIZA TIBBBITS TO ROUND OUT THE TOP THREE. PINKHAM WAS PART OF MARINE PATROL, PART TIME SHERRIFF AND INVOLVED IN THE RUNNING COMMUNITY BEFORE HE PASSED AWAY.

Read more on Running in Ellsworth…


Flurries, rapids and fun in Searsmont

Updated 6 years ago

DESPITE SNOW FLURRIES, AND THE SOGGY SHORELINE PADDLERS TOOK THE ST. GEORGE RIVER WITH VIGOR AND THE HOPE THAT THE FALLS AT ROBBINS LUMBER WOULD NOT BE THEIR UNDOING….DOWNTOWN SEARSMONT IS WHERE THE RACE BEGINS…ABOUT FIVE MILES OF FLAT WATER FOR THE START THEN YOU GET INTO THE MINI CLASS 3 WHITE WATER AND IT’S A SHORT BLAST TO THE END…SIX MILES ALL TOGETHER… THE VULTURES DIDN’T SEE TOO MANY SPILLS TODAY AS THE WATER LEVEL WAS LOW, 75 CRAFT ENTERED TODAY’S RACE… Overall winner, in the kayak, fred ludwig of houlton…41:29…. Top canoe and 4th fastest overall, jeff owen and ed lindsey of orono with a time of 45:33.

Read more on Flurries, rapids and fun in Searsmont…


Local Notes

Updated 6 years ago

FORMER UMAINE PLAYER JOHN TORTORELLA, FOUND SOME GOOD NEWS IN THIS BISMAL SEASON IN THE NHL… DESPITE HIS TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING SLUMPING IN LAST PLACE TORTORELLA WAS NAMED THE COACH OF THE USA TEAM FOR THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS… THAT WILL BE PLAYED IN HALIFAX FROM MAY 2ND TO THE 18TH.

Read more on Local Notes…


Barr of Maine helps Davidson

Updated 6 years ago

THIS LITTLE SCHOOL OF DAVIDSON HAS FILLED SOME BIG SHOES INCLUDING THE SLIPPER….AND IT STILL FITS… DAVIDSON THE TENTH SEED ADDING THE BIG BOY SCHOOLS TO THEIR LIST OF TEAMS THAT ARE JUST IN THEIR WAY TO REACH THE FINAL FOUR.. YOUR MAINE CONNECTION…IS MR. BASKETBALL 2006… BRYANT BARR FROM FALMOUTH HITS THE THREE…HE FINISHED WITH SIX POINTS…DAVIDSON HIT 12 THREE’S….73-56 THE FINAL OVER WISCONSIN.

Read more on Barr of Maine helps Davidson…


Raising the Barr for Davidson

Updated 6 years ago

THE CINDERELLA RUN CONTINUES FOR DAVIDSON’S BRYANT BARR. THE FORMER FALMOUTH STANDOUT TAKES THE FLOOR AGAINST WISCONSIN IN THE SWEET SIXTEENNIGHT.

BARR WAS MR. BASKETBALL AS A SENIOR AT FALMOUTH, NOW A SOPHOMORE HE’S BEEN A KEY PLAYER COMING OFF THE BENCH FOR THE WILDCATS

Read more on Raising the Barr for Davidson…


Ring, Ring goes the phone for Howard

Updated 6 years ago

JIMMY HOWARD IS BACK IN THE NHL…. THE FORMER UMAINE GOALIE GOT THE CALL TO BACK UP CHRIS OSGOOD….THE RED WINGS LEADING GOALIE IS DOMINIC HASEK, HE’S BATTLING THE FLU….
HOWARD WAS ALSO BESTOWED ANOTHER HONOR… HE WAS NAMED THE AMERICAN SPECIALTY AHL MAN OF THE YEAR. HE RECEIVED THE HONOR FOR HIS COMMUNITY WORK IN WESTERN MICHIGAN. HOWARDS’ HEROES PROGRAM, WHERE HE DONATES FOUR SEASON TICKETS TO A LOCAL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL. HE ALSO RANG THE BELL FOR THE SALVATION ARMY.

Read more on Ring, Ring goes the phone for Howard…


UMaine loses three more players

Updated 6 years ago

THREE PLAYERS ARE LEAVING THE UMAINE WOMENS BASKETBALL PROGRAM. ON THE LIST IS EMILY ROUSSEAU OF BIDDEFORD ALONG WITH CENTER SANDRA VAITKUTE AND SELDOM USED FRESHMAN MAGDALA JOHNSON. JUST SEVEN PLAYERS RETURN TO PLAY NEXT YEAR.

Read more on UMaine loses three more players…


Forgeus goes for Olympic trials

Updated 6 years ago

THIS WILL BE A BIG WEEKEND COMING UP FOR LAUREN FORGUES. THE UMAINE SOPHOMORE MIGHT BE A LONG SHOT FOR THE US OLYMPIC TEAM THIS SUMMER,BUT THE RACEWALKER WOULD LOVE TO BE ABLE TO
QUALIFY FOR THE OLYMPIC TRIALS. SHE’LL HAVE THAT CHANCE IN OREGON THIS WEEKEND. SHE’LL RACE IN THE 20 KILOMETER EVENT….. THAT’S ABOUT 12 1/2 MILES. SHE THINKS SHE’LL BE FAST ENOUGH TO REACH THE QUALIFYING STANDARD which is an hour and 48 minutes.. A GOOD RACE COULD ALSO EARN HER A SPOT ON THIS SUMMERS U-S WORLD CUP TEAM.

Read more on Forgeus goes for Olympic trials…


Dillon now a Dog

Updated 6 years ago

THE FORMER DEXTER TIGER HAS A NEW GIG. QUINN DILLON IS NOW ATTENDING MESSIAH COLLEGE AND HE’S BEEN PICKED TO BE THE MASCOT FOR THE HARRISBURG SENITORS BASEBALL TEAM. THE DEXTER HIGH GRAD WILL BE INSIDE A DOG NAMED GROUNDER. THE SENITORS PLAY THE PORTLAND SEADOGS IN THE SUMMER.

Read more on Dillon now a Dog…


Ferraro Punched

Updated 6 years ago

CHRIS FERRARO IS STILL ON THE INJURED LIST FOR THE LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS HOCKEY TEAM.

THE FORMER UMAINE PLAYER WAS SUCKER PUNCHED IN THE FACE MOMENTS BEFORE A FACE OFF BY ROBIN GOMEZ. FERRARO HAS A CONCUSSION AND HAD 8 STITCHES INHIS FACE. GOMEZ HAS BEEN SUSPENDED FOR THE SEASON FOR THE PUNCH. CHARGES ARE ALSO PENDING.

Read more on Ferraro Punched…


Big Names win at the Loaf

Updated 6 years ago

BIG TIME NAMES TOOK TO THE PODIUM AT SUGARLOAF THIS AFTERNOON… LINDSEY VONN THE WORLD’S OVERALL CHAMPION WON TODAY’S SLALOM EVENT, SHE WAS QUICKEST IN BOTH RUNS… JIMMY COCHRANE ALSO DEFENDED HIS SLALOM TITLE, CODY MARSHALL, TIM JITLOFF SECOND AND THIRD.

Read more on Big Names win at the Loaf…


BC wins Hockey East

Updated 6 years ago

Freshman John Muse makes 29 saves as Boston
College wins its record eighth Hockey East tournament championship
with a 4-0 win over Vermont.
Ben Smith gave the defending champion Eagles a 1-0 lead when he
tapped in the puck at 18:32 of the first. Tim Kunes and Brian
Gibbons scored second-period goals for the Eagles, and Nathan Gerbe
added an empty netter with 1:05 to play in the game.
Muse was at his best in the first few minutes of the game when
the Catamounts had several quality chances.
Vermont was making its first appearance in the title game in
just its third year in Hockey East.
With the win, the Eagles earned an automatic berth to the
16-team NCAA tournament field.

Read more on BC wins Hockey East…


Sawdust fever at UMaine

Updated 6 years ago

THE SAWDUST WAS GETTING KICKED UP AT SATURDAY’S WOODSMEN MEET AT UMAINE…. ALONG WITH THE BLACKBEARS, COLBY, UNITY AND UNH ALL IN ATTENDANCE…THE PULP TOSS, THE LOG ROLL AND THE CROSSCUT OF DEATH WHERE PART OF THE MORNING SESSION….. IT WAS A GREAT WAY TO SPEND THE DAY CELEBRATING THE HISTORY OF THE LOGGING INDUSTRY HERE IN OUR STATE. MOST OF THESE TEAMS WILL DO IT AGAINST APRIL 5TH AT COLBY COLLEGE.

Read more on Sawdust fever at UMaine…


LTC Class C making changes

Updated 6 years ago

CLASS ‘C’ HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL IN EASTERN MAINE WILL HAVE AN EIGHT GAME REGULAR SEASON INSTEAD OF NINE. REPRESENTATIVES OF THE LTC HAVE VOTED TO HAVE 8 TEAMS IN THE PLAYOFFS INSTEAD OF 4…. AND THAT MEANS AN EXTRA WEEK OF PLAYOFFS.
THE REASON FOR THE CHANGE IS THAT THERE ARE TWO NEW MEMBERS OF THE LTC…. CALAIS AND OLD TOWN. THAT MAKES THE LEAGUE 12 TEAMS AS OPPOSED TO 10 THE LAST FEW YEARS.
THE SEASON STARTS FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 5th.

Read more on LTC Class C making changes…


Local Notes, Soccer Hockey

Updated 6 years ago

UMAINE MENS SOCCER HAS ANNOUNCED THAT 10 NEW RECRUITS WILL BE ADDED TO THE PROGRAM FOR THE FALL SEASON.
ONE IS FROM BELFAST…. YATES MURPHY. MURPHY WAS A TWO YEAR CAPTAIN AND A BACK FOR THE LIONS. HE WAS ALSO MVP OF THE BASKETBALL TEAM AT BELFAST.

Read more on Local Notes, Soccer Hockey…


MENU