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Craig a tough go in Beijing

Updated 6 years ago

ADAM CRAIG,OF EXETER, SAID QUOTE…YOU GIVE WHAT YOU HAVE TO GIVE AND TODAY I DIDN’T HAVE A WHOLE LOT TO GIVE…. THAT QUOTE DESCRIBING HOW HE PERFORMED IN TODAY MOUNTAIN BIKE IN THE OLYMPICS. RIGHT AT THE START LINE, CRAIG SLIPPED OFF HIS PEDAL THREE TIMES AND WAS DEAD LAST AS THE PACK PULLED AWAY. HE DIDN’T EVEN FINISH THE RACE BECAUSE OF HIS SLOW LAP TIMES….HE FINISHED 29TH OVERALL.

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Blodgett vs. Palombo-McCallie

Updated 6 years ago

IT’S A MATCH-UP THAT CAME TO MIND THE MOMENT WE LEARNED CINDY BLODGETT BECAME COACH AT MAINE… THE BLACKBEARS WILL OPEN THE BASKETBALL SCHEDULE AGAINST DUKE… WHO IF YOU DON’T KNOW IS COACHED BY CINDY’S FORMER COACH JOANNE PALOMBO MCCALLIE… MCALLIE WAS JUST INDUCTED INTO THE MAINE SPORTS HALL OF FAME…..

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Local Notes

Updated 6 years ago

JORDAN STEVENS OF TEMPLE WILL HELP ANCHOR UMAINE’S DEFENSE THIS YEAR… THE 6-2 JUNIOR WILL BE STARTING IN THE DEFENSIVE END POSITION… THIS MOVE TO END COMES AFTER HE STARTED 10 GAMES AT LINEBACKER LAST YEAR, RECORDING 69 TACKLES, BACK IN THE DAY HE PLAYED FOR THE MT. BLUE COUGARS…..

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Sullivan moving on…

Updated 6 years ago

AFTER ONE YEAR, RITA SULLIVAN WILL NOT BE BACK TO BE AN ASSISTANT COACH UNDER CINDY BLODGETT… SULLIVAN HAS TURNED IN HER PAPER WORK AND HAS OFFICIALLY RESIGNED…..

SULLIVAN WAS A STANDOUT PLAYER FOR THE BLACKBEARS IN THE MID NINETIES… A CAPTAIN HER SENIOR YEAR… SHE TOOK THE BLACKBEARS TO THE FIRST NCAA TOURNAMENT IN 1995…..

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Sources say it will be Corkum

Updated 6 years ago

OUR SOURCES HAVE TOLD US THAT BOB CORKUM IS GOING TO BE THE NEW ASSISTANT COACH FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE HOCKEY TEAM. TO GO A BIT FURTHER, U.S. HOCKEY REPORT OR USHR.COM IS REPORTING THE SAME THING….WE CONTACTED SPORTS INFORMATION AT UMAINE TODAY AND THEY TOLD US THE SEARCH HAS NOT BEEN COMPLETED AND CANNOT COMMENT AT THIS TIME, THEY WENT ONTO SAY HOPEFULLY SOMEONE WILL BE IN PLACE SOON…..

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Jones misses the cut….

Updated 6 years ago

SO TOUGH FOR US HACKERS TO FORGET A BAD ROUND, BUT RICKY JONES NEEDED TO FORGET HIS 76 TO GO LOW IN THE SECOND ROUND OF THE U-S AMATEUR… THE THOMASTON NATIVE DID NOT MAKE THE CUT… JONES FIRED A THREE OVER 73 ON PINEHURST NUMBER FOUR, HE FINISHED TWO DAYS OF STROKE PLAY AT NINE OVER…..

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Yaz resting comfortably

Updated 6 years ago

HE WAS A GAMER AND A GAMER AFTER ALL SAID AND DONE WITH OVER 3,000 HITS AND 400 HOMERUNS…BUT TODAY CARL YAZSTREMSKI NEEDED THE HELP OF SKILLED DOCTORS IN BOSTON..

EARLYTUESDAY MORNING YAZ FEELING CHEST PAINS WAS TAKEN TO A BOSTON HOSPITAL…DOCTORS FOUND A BLOCKAGE, AND HAD TO PERFORM TRIPLE BYPASS SURGERY…THE FAMILY SAID THE SURGERY WAS A SUCCESS AND HE’S RESTING COMFORTABLY…. YAZ WAS THE LAST PLAYER TO WIN THE TRIPLE CROWN… THAT BACK IN 1967… YAZ TODAY IS 68 YEARS OLD…..

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Slow Start for Jones

Updated 6 years ago

THE US AMATEUR GOLF TOURNAMENT IS TAKING PLACE THIS WEEK AT PINEHURST IN NORTH CAROLINA.

RICKY JONES OF THOMASTON IS IN THE 312 PLAYER FIELD… JONES TRIPLE BOGIED THE 8th HOLEMONDAY AND SETTLED FOR A 6 OVER 76 ON THE NUMBER TWO COURSE.

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Foster w/ UMaine Tryout

Updated 6 years ago

AN EASTERN MAINE BASKETBALL PLAYER WILL GET A CHANCE TO PLAY FOR UMAINE THIS WINTER. COACH CINDY BLODGETT IS GIVING RACHAEL FOSTER THE OPPORTUNITY TO TRYOUT AND EARN A SPOT ON THE TEAM.

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Bordick back to Maine

Updated 6 years ago

ACCORDING TO THE BALTIMORE SUN…MIKE BORDICK IS COMING BACK TO MAINE. THAT MEANS BORDICK HAS LEFT HIS HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL COACHING JOB AT BOYS LATIN….UNDER HIS TUTELEDGE THE LAKERS WENT 21-5 THIS PAST SEASON…THE TEAM WENT ONTO WIN the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference title. BORDICK GREW UP IN WINTERPORT AND PLAYED BALL AT MAINE.

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New Jersey goes undefeated

Updated 6 years ago

ONE TEAM NEW JERSEY HAS YET TO TASTE DEFEAT IN THE SENIOR LEAGUE WORLD SERIES…5-0 COMING INTO TODAY’S CHAMPIONSHIP GAME….CURACAO NEEDED A TIE BREAKER TO MAKE IT INTO THE SEMI-FINALS…FROM THE POOL TO THE FIRST BASELINE, ANY SEAT A GOOD SEAT…

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Former Blackbears turn pro….

Updated 6 years ago

COUPLE OF FORMER BLACKBEARS FINDING JOBS IN MINOR LEAGUE HOCKEY…. BRET TYLER SIGNS WITH THE LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS…. HE TALLIED 89 POINTS…IN FOUR YEARS AT MAINE…

KEITH JOHNSON SIGNS WITH THE SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS… HE TALLIED 53 POINTS FOR THE UTAH GRIZZLIES LAST YEAR.

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Crocker vs. Phelps

Updated 6 years ago

IAN CROCKER COULD NOT CATCH THE FASTEST FISH IN THE POOL…MICHAEL PHELPS WIN’S CROCKER’S SPECIALTY THE 100FLY BY ONE ONE HUNDRETH OF A SECOND… CROCKER DID NOT MEDAL IN TONIGHT’S FINALS. PHELPS HAS WON SEVEN GOLDS.

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Hickson wins Maine Open

Updated 6 years ago

SHAWN WARREN WON THE GBO EARLIER THIS YEAR, HE WAS TIED WITH JOHN HICKSON AT SIX UNDER PAR AS THEY TEED OFF FOR THE FINAL ROUND OF THE MAINE OPEN. JOHN HICKSON SHOOTS A ONE OVER 73, BUT WHEN WARREN BALLOONS WITH A 77 HICKSON WON THE FIRST PLACE PRIZE. HICKSON WINS $6,500 DOLLARS

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Semi Finals set….

Updated 6 years ago

YOUR SEMI FINALS ARE SET FOR THE SENIOR LEAGUE WORLD SERIES…CURACAO WILL PLAY FLORIDA AT 11:30… CANADA WILL PLAY NEW JERSEY AT 2:30.

MAINE FINISHES UP AT 1-3, THEY BUILT A 5-0 LEAD AGAINST HAWAII BUT LOST 13-6.

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Maine Open update

Updated 6 years ago

SHAWN WARREN OF WINDHAM TRYING LEAD WIRE TO WIRE IN THE MAINE OPEN…. HE’S TIED WITH JOHN HICKSON AT SEVEN UNDER…WARREN GOES ONE UNDER TODAY WHILE HICKSON CAUGHT HIM WITH A FOUR UNDER 68…

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Warren goes low…

Updated 6 years ago

FIRST ROUND OF THE MAINE OPEN SHAWN WARREN WON THIS EVENT IN 2004 AND WON THE GREATER BANGOR OPEN THIS SUMMER…HE’S WELL ON HIS WAY THIS WEEK…ROLLING RIGHT TO THE PIN. WARREN SHOT A 66 TODAY…HE’S IN THE LEAD.

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Maine District Three update

Updated 6 years ago

SHOWING THE MOXIE THAT PUT THEM INTO THE WINNERS BRACKET FOR THE FIRST TIME OVER THE PHILLIPINES, THE LOCAL BOYS OF MAINE DISTRICT THREE TOOK ON UNDEFEATED FLORIDA….MAINE NEEDS A WIN HERE TO HAVE A SHOT AT THE SEMIS….FLORIDA LEAD 5-0, MAINE LEAD 7-5, FLORIDA RETOOK THE LEAD WITH FOUR RUNS IN THE THIRD AND HUNG ON FOR THE 10-9 VICTORY…FLORIDA INTO THE SEMIS WITH ONE MORE TO PLAY…MAINE SLIPS TO 1-2.

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D’Andrea out as coach….

Updated 6 years ago

MIKE D’ANDREA, ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL COACHES IN STATE HISTORY, HAS HANDED IN HIS RESIGNATION TO THE CENTRAL OFFICE OF THE PORTLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS—HE’S STEPPING DOWN AS HEAD BASEBALL COACH AND HEAD BASKETBALL COACH.

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Bangor Senior League Team Wins

Updated 6 years ago

THE BANGOR BOYS JUMPED ALL OVER THE PHILIPPINES SCORING 5 RUNS IN THE FIRST INNING BEFORE THEY MADE ANY OUTS ON MONDAY.

TYLER DESJARDINS DOUBLES IN LONNIE HACKETT TO OPEN THE SCORING.

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