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Ducks Let Penner Go

Updated 7 years ago

DUSTIN PENNER IS NOW A MEMBER OF THE EDMONTON OILERS. THE ANAHEIM MIGHTY DUCKS CHOSE NOT TO MATCH THE FIVE YEAR OFFERE OF 21.25 MILLION FOR THE 24 YEAR OLD FORMER UMAINE PLAYER.

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MAINE fOOTBALL VS IOWA

Updated 7 years ago

UMAINE FOOTBALL WILL TAKE ON BIG TEN POWER IOWA NEXT SEASON. MAINE COACH JACK COSGROVE ANNOUNCED THE GAME ATWEDNESDAYS NATIONAL FOOTBALL FOUNDATION LUNCHEON.

THE BLACK BEARS WILL TANGLE WITH THE HAWKEYES IN THE 2008 SEASON OPENER. IOWA IS COACHED BY KIRK FERENTZ…. A FORMER UMAINE HEAD COACH.

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Brewer Wins Zone Two

Updated 7 years ago

THE AMERICAN LEGION STATE TOURNAMENT STARTS LATE IN THE WEEK AT ST. JOES. TWO TEAMS FROM ZONE ONE WILL MAKE THE TRIP…. BANGOR AND BREWER. THE TWO TEAMS NEEDED TO PLAY MONDAY TO DECIDE THE ZONE ONE TITLE. BANGOR NEEDED TO BEAT BREWER TWICE.

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Guerette Back to College

Updated 7 years ago

TRACEY GUERETTE IS THE NEW WOMENS BASKETBALL COACH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE PRESQUE ISLE.

THE FORMER UMAINE PLAYER HAD BEEN COACHING AT WISDOM HIGH SCHOOL THE LAST FOUR YEARS. GUERETTE HELPED WISDOM WIN THE STATE TITLE AS A PLAYER IN HER SENIOR SEASON IN 1998.

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Ryan signs with Chicago

Updated 7 years ago

EVEN THOUGH FORMER BLACKBEAR PRESTIN RYAN HAS ONLY PLAYED IN ONE NHL GAME AFTER FOUR YEARS IN THE MINORS HE CONTINUES TO PRESS FORWARD AND ANOTHER TEAM HAS GIVEN HIM ANOTHER CHANCE…THE CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS ARE THE SUITORS… RYAN IS 27 AND PLAYED IN MANITOBA LAST YEAR… HE SCORED FIVE GOALS AND 16 ASSISTS IN 58 GAMES… HE WAS ORIGINALLY SIGNED BY COLUMBUS IN 2004….

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GBO wrraps up

Updated 7 years ago

IT WAS A RACE TO THE FINISH CHECK…11-GRAND TO THE WINNER OF THE GREATER BANGOR OPEN….MIKE WELCH OF MASSACHUSETTS HAD THE TWO STROKE LEAD INTO THE FINAL 18 HOLES BUT WITH THE WIND KICKIN’ UP IT WAS A FREE FOR ALL OUT THERE…

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Celtics coming to Maine

Updated 7 years ago

BRIAN SCALABRINE AND RYAN GOMES OF THE BOSTON CELTICS ARE COMING TO MAINE…. THOSE TWO ALONG WITH A HANDFUL OF OTHER NBA PLAYERS WILL BE IN OTISFIELD MONDAY…THEY’LL BE PART OF THE SIXTH ANNUAL SEEDS OF PEACE INTERNATIONAL CAMP…. TO TEACH KIDS WITH RELATIONS TO THE MIDDLE EAST HOW TO CO-EXIST….

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East wins Lobster Bowl

Updated 7 years ago

ALL STARS FROM ALL THREE CLASSES THE SPOTLIGHT TONIGHT… AND DON’T FORGET THE CHEERLEADERS ALL OF THEM ARE ALL STARS…. USUALLY A SELL OUT FOR THE SHRINE LOBSTER BOWL GAME….THE EAST VERSUS THE WEST….

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Gonyar to take over as Old Town AD

Updated 7 years ago

PENDING SCHOOL BOARD APPROVAL, OLD TOWN HIGH SCHOOL HAS A NEW ATHLETIC DIRECTOR. DAVE GONYAR HAS BEEN OFFERED THE JOB AND HAS ACCEPTED….
GONYAR WAS A STANDOUT ATHLETE AT ORONO HIGH SCHOOL, HE WENT ONTO PLAY BASEBALL AT UMAINE AND AFTER MAINE SPENT THE BULK OF HIS HIGH SCHOOL TEACHING AND COACHING AT BUCKSPORT HIGH SCHOOL… THE LAST COUPLE YEARS HE’S BEEN WORKING AT WHITE’S SPORTING GOODS.

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GBO first round coverage

Updated 7 years ago

DEALING WITH THE BREEZE, THE PLANES AND THE HARD GREENS THE TASK FOR THE GOLFERS IN THE FIELD FOR THE GREATER BANGOR OPEN… IT’S A 54 HOLE EVENT…THE WINNER GETS 11-GRAND…

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Penner poised to make over 21 Million

Updated 7 years ago

IT’S NICE TO HAVE TWO DIFFERENT TEAMS WANTING THE SAME PLAYER AND WHEN THAT PLAYER IS FORMER BLACKBEAR DUSTIN PENNER IT’S ALL THE BETTER….PENNER COULD BE SWITCHING TEAMS…THE EDMONTON OILERS SIGNED HIM TO AN OFFER SHEET FOR 21.25 MILLION DOLLARS…NOW OVER THE NEXT WEEK THE ANAHEIM DUCKS HAVE A CHANCE TO MATCH THAT OR PENNER IS GOING TO THE OILERS. PENNER WAS A BIG FACTOR IN WHY THE DUCKS WON THE STANLEY CUP FINALS THIS YEAR. PENNER HAD BEEN MAKING THE LEAGUE MINIMUM OF 450,000…

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Maine Amateur champion from Minot

Updated 7 years ago

Kristin Kannegieser of Minot shot a
final round 77 today to win the Women’s Maine State Amateur golf
tournament by six shots.
Kannegieser, who plays at Martindale Country Club in Auburn,
took a three-shot lead into today’s final round of the 54-hole
tournament at Natanis Golf Course. She finished with a final score
of 233, or 17 over par.
Micki Meggison of Gorham and Leslie Guenther of Norway tied for
second with scores of 239.

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Brewer wins District three title

Updated 7 years ago

THE WINNER OF TONIGHT DISTRICT THREE CHAMPIONSHIP NOT ONLY PLAYS IN THE SENIOR LEAGUE WORLD SERIES, BUT KNOWS THEY’LL OPEN AGAINST TEAM CANADA ON SUNDAY AUGUST 12TH AT NOON….BREWER IN THE BLACK AND ORANGE, THEY HAD THE FLOW EARLY IN THIS ONE…WITH ANDY BUSH AT THE PLATE THE BALL BOUNCES IN AND THE RUNNER FROM THIRD IS SAFE…THE BASEBALL TURNS INTO A RUBBER BALL AS IT GETS AWAY AGAIN… CHASE DANIELS SCORES FROM SECOND IT WAS 3-1 BREWE EARLY…THEY WOULD BUILD THEIR LEAD TO 4-1…AND WIN THE GAME 5-3… BREWER IS OFF TO THE SENIOR LEAGUE WORLD SERIES..

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Kannegieser is the leader…

Updated 7 years ago

SECOND DAY OF THE MAINE WOMEN’S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP A MEMORABLE SHOT FOR JEAN YOUNG WHO PLAYS OUT OF BANGOR MUNI… SHE FIRED A HOLE IN ONE ON HOLE NUMBER FOUR….

LIZ COFFIN, 4TH LEADING SCORER IN UMAINE BASKETBALL HISTORY, SHE FINISHES WITH….SHE IS TIED FOR 11TH WITH A 168

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Bangor forces a 2nd Championship Game

Updated 7 years ago

SIMPLE SCENARIO FOR THESE TWO TEAMS LEFT IN THE DISTRICT THREE SENIOR LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP….BREWER IS COMING IN UNDEFEATED, BANGOR WITH ONE LOSS, BANGOR NEEDS TO WIN TUESDAY TO FORCE A SECOND CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WEDNESDAY NIGHT…BANGOR WITH A RUNNER AT THIRD IN THE FIFTH…THE HOME PLATE UMPIRE CALLS A BALK…. THAT RUNNER FROM THIRD COMES HOME AND WOULDN’T YOU KNOW IT…THAT WAS THE GAME WINNING RUN… BANGOR WENT UP 6-4, BREWER SCORED ONE IN THE SEVENTH. BANGOR WINS 6-5….THEY’LL PLAY AGAIN WEDNESDAYNIGHT AT SEVEN TO SEE WHO MAKES IT THE SENIOR LEAGUE WORLD SERIES.

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Womens Maine Amateur Begins

Updated 7 years ago

THE TOP FEMALE GOLFERS IN THE STATE ARE AFTER THE TOP AMATEUR PRIZE THIS WEEK AT NATANIS GOLF COURSE IN VASSALBORO.

THE PAGE SISTERS, MARTHA WHITE AND PENNIE CUMMINGS HAVE COMBINED FOR 19 STATE TITLES SINCE 1958.

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UMaine investigating alleged hazing incident

Updated 7 years ago

PICTURES FROM A FRESHMAN PARTY HAVE THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE INVESTIGATING AN ALLEGED HAZING INCIDENT. THE PICTURES OF THIS PARTY FROM MARCH OF 2006 HAVE BEEN PUT ON THE INTERNET AT NCAAHAZING.COM…THIS WEBSITE IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH THE NCAA BUT SAYS IT’S MISSION IS TO CURTAIL THIS TYPE OF BEHAVIOR. WE SPOKE WITH ONE UMAINE OFFICIALSATURDAY AND HE SAID THE UNIVERSITY’S ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING THE INCIDENT. ACCORDING TO NCAA HAZING.COM THE THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURES ARE FROM CURRENT AND FORMER UMAINE SOFTBALL TEAMS.

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A talk with Martha

Updated 7 years ago

THIS PUTTER BELONGS TO 13 TIME WOMEN’S AMATEUR CHAMPION MARTHA WHITE… SHE’S HAD THE PUTTER SINCE SHE WAS ELEVEN YEARS OLD… THIS COMING MONDAY SHE’S HOPING THE PUTTER IS WORKING AS THE WOMEN’S AMATEUR BEGINS AT NATANIS IS VASSELBORO…WHITE IS IN THE FIRST GROUP TEEING OFF…THAT GROUP CONSISTS OF WHITNEY HAND OF BUCKSPORT AND HER SISTER PENNIE CUMMINGS, WHO IS AN EIGHT TIME WINNER OF THE EVENT.

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Maine well represented in Akron

Updated 7 years ago

SATURDAYIS THE NATIONAL SOAP BOX DERBY IN AKRON, OHIO….DEVIN SECORD, ABBY CAIN AND CHRIS CHAFFEE ARE RACING, THEY ALL WON THEIR CHAMPIONSHIPS IN BANGOR.ERIN LITTLE AND MARK TOLMAN CAME OUT OF THE CAMDEN RACES TO HEAD TO OHIO…LUCAS GRAND AND BROOKE SMITH ARE THE REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE HOULTON RACES…

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Golf Ball drop ppd

Updated 7 years ago

THE THIRD ANNUAL OLD TOWN/ORONO YMCA GOLF CLASSIC IS STILL A GO TOMMORROW AT HERMON MEADOW….UNFORTUNATELY THE GOLF BALL DROP HAD TO BE POST PONED…. IT WILL TAKE PLACE AUGUST FOURTH AT 1 P.M. AT HERMON MEADOW… 1,000 GOLF BALLS WILL BE DROPPED FROM A HELICOPTER WITH PRIZES ON THE LINE DEPENDING ON WHERE YOUR GOLF BALL LANDS… YOU CAN STILL BUY A GOLF BALL, CONTACT THE OLD TOWN ORONO Y….

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