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Cather, Smith get the call

Updated 6 years ago

BILLY CATHER, A SPEEDY OUTFIELDER FOR THE UMAINE BLACKBEARS HAS BEEN DRAFTED. CATHER GOES IN THE 33RD ROUND, 991ST OVERALL… To WASHINGTON,,

OUTGOING SENIOR CURT SMITH AMERICA EAST PLAYER OF THE YEAR DRAFTED SIX ROUNDS LATER, 1,075 OVERALL TO THE ST. LOUIS CARDINALS.

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First round of the Bunyan

Updated 6 years ago

RICKY JONES OUT OF ROCKLAND GOLF COURSE HAD CHOPPED DOWN THE REST OF THE COMPETITION IN THE PUAL BUNYAN AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP…JONES HAS WON THE LAST FOUR IN THE A FLIGHT AND FIVE OF THE LAST SEVEN…..BUCKY OWEN OWNS THE C FLIGHT RIGHT NOW WITH A FIRST ROUND 80…HE’S OUT OF PENOBSOT VALLEY.

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Flaherty goes early in draft

Updated 6 years ago

RYAN FLAHERTY MADE HISTORY TONIGHT… HE IS THE HIGHEST DRAFTED POSITION PLAYER IN MAINE HISTORY. FLAHERTY OUT OF PORTLAND GOES 41ST OVERALL TO THE CHICAGO CUBS…. IF HE SIGNS HE MAY REPORT TO SHORT SEASON A BALL IN IDAHO…..

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Flaherty and few others

Updated 6 years ago

THE ONE MAINER WHO WILL MOST LIKELY GO IN THE FIRST COUPLE ROUNDS IS RYAN FLAHERTY… THE PORTLAND NATIVE IS PLAYING AT VANDERBILT AND IS THE SON OF ED FLAHERTY THE LONG TIME USM COACH. HE’S LISTED AS HAS AS THE 68TH RATED PLAYER NO MATTER THE POSITION…14 HOMERUNS AND A 324 AVERAGE THIS YEAR.

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Bangor High in SI

Updated 6 years ago

BANGOR HIGH IS LISTED IN THIS WEEKS SPORTS ILLUSTRATED AS THE MOST SUCCESSFUL SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL IN THE STATE. BANGOR HIGH HAS WON 8 STATE TITLES IN THE LAST TWO SCHOOL YEARS AND 53 IN THE LAST 23 YEARS.

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Tortorella Fired

Updated 6 years ago

JOHN TORTORELLA WAS FIRED TUESDAY AS COACH OF THE TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING, FOUR YEARS AFTER LEADING THE TEAM TO ITS ONLY STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONSHIP…..

THE FORMER UMAINE PLAYER HAD ONE SEASON REMAINING ON HIS CONTRACT.

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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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