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Forgeus goes for Olympic trials

Updated 7 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.

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Dillon now a Dog

Updated 7 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.

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Ferraro Punched

Updated 7 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.

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Big Names win at the Loaf

Updated 7 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.

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BC wins Hockey East

Updated 7 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.

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Sawdust fever at UMaine

Updated 7 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.

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LTC Class C making changes

Updated 7 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.

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Local Notes, Soccer Hockey

Updated 7 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.

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Seniors making decisions

Updated 7 years ago

YOU COULD HEAR THE EXCITEMENT IN HIS VOICE…RYAN MARTIN MR. BASKETBALL FOR 2008 TOLD US THIS AFTERNOON HE PLANS TO PLAY HIS BASKETBALL IN COLLEGE WITH THE UMAINE BLACKBEARS. MARTIN SAYS A MEETING THIS FRIDAY WILL FINALIZE SOME OF THE DETAILS…
HE LEAD THE MARANACOOK BLACKBEARS TO TWO STATE TITLES IN HIS FOUR YEARS, AND WAS THE KVAC PLAYER OF THE YEAR THE LAST THREE YEARS. HE JUST WON THE MR. BASKETBALL AWARD THIS PAST FRIDAY….HE’LL HAVE TO PROVE HIMSELF AS there is NOT MUCH ROOM AT THE POINT GUARD SPOT RIGHT NOW.

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Local Notes

Updated 7 years ago

JAMIE RUSSELL CALLED IN TO SAY THAT THE THE PVC CLASS C AND D BOYS AND GIRLS BASKETBALL AWARDS BANQUET SCHEDULED FOR TOMMORROW IS CANCELLED BECAUSE OF THE WEATHER.. RUSSELL SAID THE BANQUET WILL NOT BE MADE UP.

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Grier Arrested

Updated 7 years ago

BRYAN GRIER HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR ROBBERY AND STEALING A CAR IN NEW HAMPSHIRE. LAST FALL GRIER FINISHED UP HIS CAREER AS A FOOTBALL PLAYER AT UMAINE. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE UMAINE TRACK TEAM THIS SPRING.

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High School All Amerians

Updated 7 years ago

A COUPLE OF OTHER LOCAL GIRLS HAVE BEEN NAMED ALL AMERICANS. WATERVILLE SHOT PUTTER BETHANY CARTER O’BRIEN FINISHED 4th IN THE WEIGHT THROW AND 7th IN THE SHOT AT THE NIKE INDOOR NATIONALS IN MARYLAND.

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Page Olympic Hopeful

Updated 7 years ago

KATIE PAGE HAS BEEN PRETTY BUSY LATELY. GOING TO SCHOOL IN CALIFORNIA AND IS GETTING CLOSE TO EARNING A PhD. BUT THE FORMER UMAINE TRACK ATHLETE FROM PALMYRA IS ALSO TRYING TO EARN A SPOT ON THE US OLYMPIC TEAM…..

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Bellamy a Phantom

Updated 7 years ago

UMAINE MAINE SENIOR HOCKEY PLAYER ROB BELLAMY WILL GET HIS SHOT AT THE PRO’S. BELLAMY HAS SIGNED A TRYOUT CONTRACT WITH THE PHILADELPHJIA BANTOMS OF THE AHL. HE’LL BE WITH THE TEAM FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON WHERE HE’LL BE EVALUATED.
HE WAS A 3rd ROUND PICK OF THE FLYERS IN 2004. KNOWN FOR HIS PHYSICAL PLAY, BELLAMY WAS AN ASSISTANT CAPTAIN FOR THE BLACK BEARS THIS PAST SEASON.

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And the winner is…

Updated 7 years ago

THE FINISHING WEEKEND FOR HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL CULMINATES WITH THE REVELATION OF MR AND MISS BASKETBALL…GIVEN TO THE SENIOR WHO IS CONSIDERED THE BEST ON AND OFF THE COURT…

THE THREE FINALISTS…JILL HENRIKSON OF MORSE, AARIKA RITCHIE OF LEE ACADEMY AND RACHAEL MACK… THE LAST TWO WILL BE TEAMMATES AT COLBY IN THE FALL….MACK WINS THE AWARD TO GO ALONG WITH HER GATORADE PLAYER OF THE YEAR HONOR…

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70th Sportsman Show going on

Updated 7 years ago

IF YOU HAVE CABIN FEVER WE HAVE THE CURE…THE 70TH ANNUAL SPORTSMAN SHOW GOT UNDERWAY TONIGHT AT THE FIELD HOUSE AT UMAINE…MANY PEOPLE THINK THE BEST DAY IS TOMMORROW…. VENDORS AND DEMONSTRATIONS ALL DAY TOMMORROW… 9 TO 8 FOR SATURDAY… 10-4 ON SUNDAY AND THE PROFITS BENEFIT THE LOCAL COMMUNITY.

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Mims helping Florida State

Updated 7 years ago

MENS COLLEGE BASKETBALL…. FORMER MR BASKETBALL IN MAINE RALPH MIMS HELPED FLORIDA STATE ADVANCE IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THE ACC TOURNAMENT. THE FORMER BRUNSWICK PLAYER SCORED 16 AS THE SEMINOLES BEAT WAKE FOREST 70-60.
MIMS AND HIS TEAMMATES PLAY NUMBER ONE NORTH CAROLINA FRIDAY.

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Blodgett’s bunch goes down

Updated 7 years ago

THE PLAYIN GAME IS THE ELIMINATION GAME… MAINE AND STONYBROOK TO START THE AMERICA EAST PLAYOFFS…DESPITE SEVENTEEN POINTS AND SIX REBOUNDS FROM COLLEEN KILMURRAY MAINE’S SEASON COMES TO A GRINDING HAULT. 64-58….BLODGETT’S FIRST OVERALL RECORD 7-23.

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Parker done at Lee Academy

Updated 7 years ago

LEE ACADEMY PREP IS LOOKING FOR A NEW BASKETBALL COACH…. CARL PARKER HAS RESIGNED TWO YEARS AFTER HE WAS HIRED TO COACH THE FLEDGLING PROGRAM. HE TOLD US TODAY HE’LL COACH AAU OVER THE SUMMER WHILE HE DETERMINES HIS FUTURE IN COACHING.

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Charity Broom Ball for little boy

Updated 7 years ago

THE WOMEN’S HOCKEY TEAM AT UMAINE AND THE THIRD WATCH HOCKEY TEAM MADE UP OF LOCAL ERMENGENCY PERSONNEL…. WANT YOU TO ATTEND A CHARITY BROOM BALL GAME… ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT A SICK LITTLE BOY NAMED CAMDEN BROWN…THE GAME WILL BE MONDAY THE 24TH AT THE ALFOND ARENA AT 7:30.

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