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GBO slowed by rain

Updated 6 years ago

THE GREATER BANGOR OPEN IS DOWN TO A 36 HOLE NO-CUT SHOOTOUT… AFTER TODAY’S MORNING RAIN, WITH A COUPLE GROUPS ALREADY OFF THE FIRST TEE, TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR BRIAN ENMAN DECIDED TO CANCEL THE FIRST ROUND BECAUSE OF UNPLAYABLE CONDITIONS…..THE FAIRWAYS WERE EMPTY MY FRIENDS, NOTHING FOR THE GOLFERS TO DO BUT PRACTICE AND LISTEN TO THE PLANES OVER HEAD… THOSE COMING OUT TO WATCH NEED TO KNOW TEE TIMES WILL REMAIN THE SAME THAT WERE SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY… THERE WILL BE NO CUT SO WHO EVER SHOOTS THE BEST OVER THE NEXT 36 HOLES WINS 11-GRAND…..

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Larose signs

Updated 6 years ago

A FORMER BLACKBEAR COREY LAROSE SIGNS WITH THE SAN JOSE SHARKS… IT’S A ONE YEAR DEAL, LAROSE NOW 33 PLAYED IN THE SWEDISH ELITE LEAGUE LAST YEAR, SCORED 10 GOALS, 18 ASSISTS IN 47 GAMES… LAROSE DID SNIFF THE NHL WITH THE RANGERS FOR SEVEN GAMEA BACK IN 03-04 SEASON…..

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Darling wins 5th

Updated 6 years ago

BOB DARLING OF AUBURN WINS THE STATE OF MAINE CHAMPIONSHIP AT SUGARLOAF. HIS SCORE OF FOUR UNDER GOOD ENOUGH TO COLLECT THE WINNERS CHECK OF 22-HUNDRED DOLLARS.


Bangor off to New Jersey

Updated 6 years ago

BANGOR OVER BUCKSPORT TONIGHT TO WIN THE JUNIOR LEAGUE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP. BANGOR WINS 13-3, THEY ARE OFF TO THE REGIONALS IN NEW JERSEY.


State of Maine Championship

Updated 6 years ago

FIRST ROUND OF THE STATE OF MAINE CHAMPIONSHIP…SUGARLOAF THE PLACE PROS AND AMATEURS GOING HEAD TO HEAD.

FORMER SUGARLOAF PRO Mike Baker ONE STROKE OFF THE LEAD AN EVEN 72 TODAY…

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Howard signs a new deal

Updated 6 years ago

WOULDN’T IT BE NICE TO WAKE UP AND KNOW YOU COULD BE MAKING 600-HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS IN THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR… JIMMY HOWARD SIGNS A THREE YEAR CONTRACT WITH THE DETROIT RED WINGS… IT’S WORTH OVER 2-POINT-1 MILLION IN ALL BUT IT’S BASED ON PERFORMANCE… IN HOWARD’S CASE, IF HE MAKES AND STAYS WITH THE DETROIT RED WINGS, HE’LL MAKE 600-THOUSAND THIS YEAR, IF HE IS SENT TO THE A-H-L, HE’LL MAKE 200 THOUSAND. HOWARD ALSO IS TRAINING FOR THIS YEAR’S SEASON WITH A CHANCE TO BE THE BACK UP TO STARTED CHRIS OSGOOD. HOWARD WILL BATTLE FORMER UNH GOAL TENDER TY CONKLIN FOR THAT SPOT…..

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Local Baseball

Updated 6 years ago

NOTHING LIKE A CHANCE TO PLAY AGAINST THE BEST IN THE WORLD TO GET YOU EXCITED… BANGOR AND BREWER PLAYING IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE DISTRICT THREE SENIOR LEAGUE TITLE GAME….BREWER NEEDS TO WIN TWO GAMES WIN ENTRY INTO THE SENIOR LEAGUE WORLD SERIES… TRAILING 2-0 BREWER IGNITES A SMALL RALLY…..

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Mark Reed to Hermon

Updated 6 years ago

MARK REED WILL HAVE A NEW BASKETBALL TEAM TO COACH THIS COMING SEASON. REED HAS BEEN HIRED AS BOYS COACH AT HERMON HIGH SCHOOL…..

REED WAS THE COACH AT BREWER HIGH SCHOOL BUT RESIGNED FROM THE POSITION IN THE SPRING.

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Ortiz Helps Dogs Win

Updated 6 years ago

David Ortiz went 2-for-3, 2 singles and an RBI and a walk in his first rehab-start with the Portland Sea Dogs. Ortiz knocked in the game’s final run in the sixth inning and is 5-for-12 (.417) in 4 games with Pawtucket and Portland.

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Harvick Wins 250

Updated 6 years ago

Kevin Harvick was too strong for anyone to catch in the final laps of the TD Banknorth 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway. He pulled away from Glen Luce after the final restart to win the event in his first start here. Luce held on to second with Joey Pole, Shawn Martin and Ben Rowe rounding out the top five.

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Bangor Skater w/ NHL Contract

Updated 6 years ago

JON DISALVATORE HAS SIGNED TO PLAY WITH THE NEW JERSEY DEVILS THIS WINTER…..

ORIGIONALLY FROM BANGOR, DISALVATORE SCORED 22 GOALS AND HAD 24 ASSISTS IN THE AHL LAST YEAR…..

HE’S PLAYED IN FIVE CAREER NHL GAMES.

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Wren Moves to Husson

Updated 6 years ago

JEFF WREN IS NOW THE WOMENS SWIM COACH AT HUSSON COLLEGE. WREN COACHED SWIMMING AT UMAINE FOR 37 YEARS. HE STARTED THE WOMENS SWIM TEAM AT MAINE IN 1971.

WREN WILL ALSO TEACH AT THE SCHOOL.

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Jackson to Nationals

Updated 6 years ago

TIA JACKSON OF OLD TOWN HAS EARNED A SPOT IN THE HERSHEY TRACK AND FIELD NATIONALS.

JACKSON IS 12 YEARS OLD AND WILL RUN THE 200 METERS.

JACKSON WILL FLY TO HERSHEY PENNSYLVANIA JULY 31st.

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Black Bears Sign NHL Deals

Updated 6 years ago

DOUG JANIK HAS SIGNED A ONE YEAR CONTRACT WITH THE CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS. THE FORMER UMAINE DEFENSEMAN WILL MAKE 500 THOUSAND NEXT SEASON. THE 28 YEAR OLD PLAYED IN 61 GAMES WITH TAMPA BAY LAST SEASON SCORING A GOAL AND ADDING THREE ASSISTS.

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Smith Back at Bowdoin

Updated 6 years ago

FORMER BANGOR HIGH 1000 POINT SCORER, ALISON SMITH, IS NOW AN ASSISTANT BASKETBALL COACH AT BOWDOIN COLLEGE. SHE’S BEEN HIRED BY NEW HEAD COACH ADRIENNE SHIBLES,

SMITH SCORED HER 1000th POINT SEVEN YEARS AGO BEFORE GOING ON TO PLAY IN COLLEGE FOR THE POLAR BEARS.

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Herbine (Clark) Back to Bears

Updated 6 years ago

KATIE HERBINE HAS COME HOME TO UMAINE. HERBINE IS THE NEW SENIOR WOMAN ADMINISTRATOR AT THE SCHOOL AS WELL AS THE DIRECTOR OF COMPLIANCE.

SHE WAS KATIE CLARK WHILE STARRING AT BANGOR HIGH SCHOOL. IN 1996 SHE SURPASSED THE 1,000 POINT MARK WITH THE RAMS. KATIE WENT ON TO PLAY FOR UMAINE AND COACH JOANNE PALOMBO.

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Snow Fires Nolan

Updated 6 years ago

THE NEW YORK ISLANDERS ARE LOOKING FOR A NEW HEAD COACH. FORMER UMAINE PLAYER GARTH SNOW IS THE TEAMS GENERAL MANAGER AND HE HAS FIRED TED NOLAN.

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A COUPLE OF FORMER UMAINE PLAYERS HAVE COME UP AS POSSIBILITIES FOR THE NHL JOB. ONE IS FORMER TAMPA BAY COACH JOHN TORTORELLA AND THE OTHER IS JACK CAPUANO WHO IS THEIR AHL COACH IN BRIDGEPORT.

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Harvey Head Coach

Updated 6 years ago

JASON HARVEY HAS BEEN ELEVATED TO HEAD COACH OF THE HUSSON BASEBALL TEAM AFTER SERVING AS INTERIM FOR THE PAST YEAR.

JOHN WINKIN WILL NOW BE THE ASSISTANT COACH OF THE TEAM.

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Maine NBA Connections

Updated 6 years ago

NIK CANOR MEDLEY IS PLAYING WITH THE LA. LAKERS SUMMER LEAGUE TEAM. THE FORMER PORTLAND HIGH BASKETBALL PLAYER PLAYED IN EUROPE LAST YEAR. LAST SUMMER HE PLAYED ON THE SUMMER LEAGUE TEAM OF THE SACRAMENTO KINGS.

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No Cards for Ludwig

Updated 6 years ago

MAX LUDWIG HAS BEEN KNOCKED OUT OF THE WORLD SERIES OF POKER IN LAS VEGAS. LUDWIG WAS A CAPTAIN ON THE UMAINE TRACK TEAM THIS PAST YEAR. HE WON AN ON LINE TOURNAMENT AND WAS SPONSORED AT THE TEXAS HOLD ‘EM EVENT.

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