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Shepheard to ECHL

Updated 7 years ago

THE IDAHO STEELHEADS HAVE ANNOUNCED THAT DEFENSEMAN TRAVIS WIGHT WILL RETURN TO THE HOCKEY TEAM THIS SEASON.

WIGHT, WHO TALLIED 29 POINTS IN HIS ROOKIE SEASON, WAS VOTED THE TEAM’S ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AND

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Damon With Islanders

Updated 7 years ago

DEREK DAMON WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO MAKE THE NEW YORK ISLANDERS OR THEIR AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE TEAM IN BRIDGEPORT.

THE BANGOR NATIVE AND FORMER UMAINE PLAYER HAS BEEN INVITED TO THE ISLANDERS

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Jones Out of Amateur

Updated 7 years ago

RICKY JONES HAS BEEN BOUNCED FROM THE US AMATEUR GOLF TOURNAMNENT. THURSDAY IN THE 2nd DAY OF MATCH PLAY HE LOST TO GEORGE ZAHRINGER TWO UP. IN MATCH PLAY YOU GAIN A POINT IF YOU BEAT YOUR COMPETITOR ON A HOLE.

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RICKY JONES IS IN THE US AMATEUR

Updated 7 years ago

RICKY JONES IS IN THE US AMATEUR GOLF TOURNAMENT IN SAN FRANCISCO.

WEDNESDAYWAS THE FIRST DAY OF MATCH PLAY.

JONES, FROM THOMASTON, PLAYED DUSTIN JOHNSON.

JONES WON A WEIRD MATCH IN WHICH ONE OF THE TWO GOLFERS WON EACH OF THE FIRST 15 HOLES. THE LEAD WENT BACK AND FOURTH BEFORE JONES FINALYY WON IT ONE UP…. OR ONE SHOT BETTER THAN HIS OPPONENT AFTER THE 18 HOLES.

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Jones at US Amateur

Updated 7 years ago

RICKY JONES FROM THOMASTON HAS QUALIFYED FOR MATCH PLAY AT THE US AMATEUR GOLF TOURNAMENT IN SAN FRANCISCO. JONES IS TIED FOR 27th AFTER THE STROKE PLAY PORTION OF THE EVENT. 64 OF THE 313 GOLFERS ARE STILL IN THE TOURNEY AFTER THE FIRST TWO DAYS OF COMPETITION.

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Soccer Players Fighting Cancer in the County

Updated 7 years ago

THE WASHBURN GIRLS SOCCER TEAM HAS RALLIED TOGETHER FOR TWO CLASSMATES. TWO KIDS IN THE SCHOOL WERE DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER IN THE LAST YEAR AND THE GIRLS WANTED TO RAISE MONEY AS WELL AS AWARENESS….

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Georgia Beats Venezuela

Updated 7 years ago

YEAR SIX OF THE SENIOR LEAGUE WORLD SERIES IN BANGOR. THE TEAMS GOING AT ITWERE FROM FALCON, VENEZUELA AND CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA.

BASEBALL FANS FROM EASTERN MAINE AS WELL AS FROM OTHER CORNERS OF THE WORLD SETTLED IN FOR THE TITLE GAME.

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Title Game Saturday in Bangor

Updated 7 years ago

THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME AT THE SENIOR LEAGUE WORLD SERIES WAS SET FRIDAY.

JOSE ROGELIO GONZALEZ DRIVES ONE DEEP TO CENTER AND THAT WAS GOOD ENOUGH TO PLATE MARCOS PINA IN THE TOP OF THE 9th INNING.

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Warren leads field at Maine Open

Updated 7 years ago

SHAWN WARREN IN HIS FIRST YEAR AS A PRO HAS A ONE STROKE LEAD HEADING INTO THE FINAL ROUND… THE WINDHAM MAINE NATIVE WON THIS EVENT AS AN AMATEUR IN 2004…

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UMaine suspends softball team

Updated 7 years ago

THE SOFTBALL TEAM AT UMAINE WOKE UP TODAY WITH A HAZING HANGOVER… AFTER AN INVESTIGATION BY THE UNIVERSITY ITSELF SELF IMPOSED SANCTIONS ON THE UMAINE SOFTBALL TEAM CAME DOWN TO SEND A MESSAGE TO ALL STUDENT ATHLETES ON CAMPUS…AFTER PICTURES OF HAZING SURFACED ON THE INTERNET AT NCAAHAZING.COM THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE BECAME OF THE PROBLEM AND NOW HAS SUSPENDED THE ENTIRE TEAM ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE START OF THE 2008 SEASON….THEY ARE ALSO ON PROBATION FOR THREE YEARS. THE ENTIRE TEAM WILL SERVE 20 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE. PARTICIPATE IN MANDATORY ANTI-HAZING AND ALCOHOL EDUCATION PROGRAMS… ON TOP OF THAT PITCHER JENNA BALLENT WILL BE SUSPENDED TWO GAMES, COURTNEY GINGRICH GETS A TEN GAME SUSPENSION AND STRIPPED OF HER CAPTAIN STATUS…AND ASHLEY WATERS GETS TWO GAMES AND IS NO LONGER A CAPTAIN.

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Weinrich coming back

Updated 7 years ago

THE WORD AROUND THE CAMPFIRE IS THAT ERIC WEINRICH WILL PLAY ONE MORE SEASON WITH THE PORTLAND PIRATES… THE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE PIRATES IS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY…. WEINRICH GREW UP IN GARDINER AND IS 40 YEARS…HE PLAYED 18 YEARS IN THE NHL…. 36 GAMES LAST YEAR WITH PORTLAND TWO GOALS, 14 ASSISTS.

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Maine Open leaderboard…couple Mainers in the Hunt

Updated 7 years ago

FOX RIDGE IN AUBURN IS THE HOST OF THE CHARLIES MAINE OPEN… FIRST ROUND OF THREE TODAY…

SHAWN WARREN A ROUND OF 71 FOR THE WINDHAM NATIVE…HE’S IN SECOND AT ONE UNDER PAR…

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K.C. Jones coming to MDI

Updated 7 years ago

HE’S BEEN KNOWN TO FREQUENT BAR HARBOR…BUT NOW K.C. JONES WILL RUN A BASKETBALL CAMP AND HELP RAISE MONEY AT A GOLF TOURNAMENT. JONES THE FORMER CELTICS COACH AND PLAYER WILL HEADLINE THE CAMP FROM AUGUST 20TH-24….AT THE MDI YMCA…CONTACT THE MDI Y AT 288-3511 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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Noon for the first pitch of SLWS

Updated 7 years ago

IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THE NEXT WEEK FOR TEAMS AROUND THE WORLD…. THEY ALL VYE TO BECOME THE NEXT SENIOR LEAGUE WORLD SERIES CHAMPION…. THREE TEAMS IN THIS FIELD ARE CHAMPIONS FROM PAST YEARS…. THE PARADE OF ATHLETES BEGAN AROUND 8:00 SATURDAY NIGHT AND MANSFIELD STADIUM WAS A SPECTACULAR BACKDROP WITH ALL THE HARD WORK EVERYONE PUT IN TO PRIMPING IT UP…

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The Herd is coming

Updated 7 years ago

BIG TIME RADIO ANNOUNCER COLIN COWHERD IS COMING TO THE BANGOR CIVIC CENTER…. HE WILL BE THE GUEST OF WZON RADIO… COWHERD WHO IS ON ESPN RADIO WILL BE HERE SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 15TH…. TICKETS ARE JUST TEN BUCKS AND THEY GO ON SALE MONDAY, YOU CAN BY THEM AT WZON STUDIOS ON BROADWAY IN BANGOR.

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Senior League World Series

Updated 7 years ago

YOU ALWAYS NEED GOOD HELP TO PUT THE FINISHING TOUCHES…

DON’T KNOW IF THEY VOLUNTEERED BUT THE DISTRICT THREE CHAMPION BREWER TEAM IN CHARGE OF THE PAINTING THE LOGOS WITH A LITTLE SUPERVISION…

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Local Notes

Updated 7 years ago

BACK IN 1964 JOE FERRIS LEAD THE MAINE BLACKBEARS TO THEIR FIRST APPEARANCE IN THE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES… FERRIS WHO NOW LIVES IN BREWER WILL THROW OUT THE CEREMONIAL FIRST PITCH FOR THE SENIOR LEAGUE WORLD SERIES… THE PITCH COMES AROUND 8:30 SATURDAY NIGHT DURING OPENING CEREMONIES AT MANSFIELD COMPLEX.

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Comrades fall in title game

Updated 7 years ago

NOT ONLY THREE GAMES BUT THREE WINS IN TWO DAYS WAS THE TASK SET BEFORE THE BANGOR COMRADES TO WIN THE STATE LEGION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT….TONIGHT A THIRD WIN IN A ROW OVER MONMOUTH GIVES THEM THAT TITLE…. MONMOUTH THE ONLY TEAM TO DEFEAT BANGOR IN THE TOURNAMENT JUMPED OUT TO AN 8-0 LEAD..

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Local Hoop Notes

Updated 7 years ago

SURE HOPE KEVIN REED LIKES CHOCOLATE… ONE OF THE BEST PLAYERS TO GRACE THE COURT IN ORONO HAS LANDED A PROFESSIONAL CONTRACT. REED TOOK OFF YESTERDAY FOR BELGIUM… HE’LL PLAY IN THE DIVISION ONE LEAGUE FOR EUPHONY BREE…. HE AVERAGED 14.1 POINTS PER GAME LAST YEAR.

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Comrades will play for title

Updated 7 years ago

THE BANGOR COMRADES ELIMINATE FAYATTE STAPLES TO IMPROVE TO 3-1 IN THE STATE LEGION TOURNAMENT. BANGOR WINS 10-2, ALEX GALLANT PITCHED A COMPLETE GAME WIN…STRIKING OUT SEVEN… BANGOR MOVES INTO THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WITH A 10-0 EIGHT INNING VICORY OVER BESSEY MOTORSPORTS…. BANGOR PLAYS MONMOUTH AT 6 P.M. THURSDAY.

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