This week in “1st and Five”…It’s the opening week in high school football!
There is a new book on the shelves called “Tackling Football: A Womanâ€™s Guide to Understanding the College Game”.
Maine Central Institute will induct four new members to its Hall of Fame this fall.
Renovations to the Alfond Arena in Orono are still at full speed.
A big season opener for the field hockey teams from Belfast and Nokomis.
There is no team in high school field hockey with more state titles than the Skowhegan Indians.
In Class C, Orono hosting Mattanawcook this afternoon.Orono goalie Jessica Miller coming up huge in goal for the Riots.
High School sports are back.
The UMaine Field Hockey team pulled off a big upset today.
Jim Tortorella has resigned his post as Colby Men’s Ice Hockey coach and has taken a position as assistant coach at the University of New Hampshire.Tortorella has been the head coach at Colby the last 16 years.
The UMaine football team kicks off the 20-11 season this Saturday at home against Bryant.
Even with players from all over the country, the UMaine football team prides itself on being a family.
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UMaine soccer playing its season opener against Charleston Southern.
The soccer team is the first UMaine team to play this fall..They open the season Friday afternoon at home against Charlston Southern at 1:00.There are five new players on the team this year, four are from Maine.
It was a battle between two seniors and the starting UMaine quarterback again this year to start the season is Warren Smith.Smith beat out Chris Treister this preseason.
The start of the UMaine Football season is ten days away.
More confirmation today that UMaine will play at Fenway Park this season.
The pre-season is winding down for high school football teams.