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Changes coming to Speedway 95

Updated 7 years ago

One of the changes is with racings biggest class. The pro stocks were dropped from the card at Unity Raceway last summer… Speedway 95 thought they’d end up with more…. but once again they had eight. They’ll drop them for next year.

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Mulligan hoping for the best

Updated 7 years ago

UMAINE FOOTBALL PLAYER MATT MULLIGAN IS HOPING TO PLAY PROFESSIONALLY NEXT YEAR.
THE SENIOR IS RATED THE 32nd BEST TIGHT END IN THIS YEARS CLASS OUT OF 88 ON THE BOARD….MULLIGAN IS 6’5&quot: AND 256 POUNDS. THE NATIVE OF WEST ENFIELD DIDN’T HAVE FOOTBALL TO PLAY IN HIGH SCHOOL, SO THIS PAST SEASON WAS JUST HIS 3rd, AND ALL OF HIS EXPERIENCE WAS IN COLLEGE.
MULLIGAN CAUGHT 13 PASSES THIS SEASON AND SCORED TWICE.
HE’S NOT PROJECTED TO BE A DRAFT PICK, BUT HIS OVERALL STRENGTH MIGHT HELP HIM CATCH ON AS A BLOCKING TIGHT END IN THE NFL.

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Damon Scores

Updated 7 years ago

DEREK DAMON SCORED HIS FIRST AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE GOALSUNDAY FOR ALBANY. BUT THE RIVER RATS LOST THE GAME TO BRIDGEPORT 4-3 IN A SHOOTOUT.

THE FORMER UMAINE PLAYER FROM BANGOR HAS ALSO BEEN NAMED THE ECHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK FOR PICKING UP 10 POINTS in the WEEK BEFORE BEING CALLED UP

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Cony vs. Gardiner

Updated 7 years ago

27 DAYS HAVE PASSED SINCE CONY WALKED OFF THE FOOTBALL FIELD AFTER IT’S LOSS IN THE PLAYOFFS… NO NEED TO SELL THIS GAME TO THE RAMS TRYING TO TAKE DOWN THE STATE CHAMPS IN THE 130TH MEETING OF CONY-GARDINER….

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Maine falls to Harvard

Updated 7 years ago

MAINE HAS WON THE DEAD RIVER COMPANY CLASSIC THREE TIMES… 95….04….AND LAST YEAR… ELEVEN OTHER TIMES NOT SO LUCKY… THE BLACKBEARS TAKING ON HARVARD….HARVARD WON THE IVY LEAGUE TITLE LAST YEAR….

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Hoop News

Updated 7 years ago

TWO FORMER MAINE COACHES HAVE THEIR TEAMS IN THE TOP 25 AND THEY PLAYED THIS AFTERNOON… JOANNE PALOMBO MCCALLIE’S DUKE BLUE DEVILS BEAT SHARON VERSYP PURDUE BOILERMAKERS. THE FINAL 53-41…THE BLUE DEVILS ARE RANKED NINTH, THE BOILERMAKERS RANKED 22ND.

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Damon moving up

Updated 7 years ago

JUST SEVEN DAYS AFTER HIS 27TH BIRTHDAY, DEREK DAMON OF BANGOR WAS PROMOTED TO THE ALBANY RIVER RATS… AS OF MONDAY DAMON WAS LEADING THE ECHL IN SCORING WITH 20 POINTS IN 13 GAMES… THE FORMER MAINE HOCKEY PLAYER MOVING UP THE RANKS.

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Moore’s dream comes true

Updated 7 years ago

GREG MOORE MAKES HIS NHL DEBUT… HE WAS CALLED UP TWICE BEFORE BUT DID NOT SEE ANY ICE TIME… MOORE PLAYED ON THE THIRD LINE FOR THE NEW YORK RANGERS…HE SAW 13 SHIFTS, FOR TEN MINUTES, AND ONE SHOT ON NET….MOORE PLAYED AGAINST DOUG JANIK AND MIKE LUNDIN….

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Gardiner to play Cony on Friday

Updated 7 years ago

NINE PORTLAND HIGH FOOTBALL PLAYERS WON’T BE PLAYING IN THE ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DAY GAME AGAINST DEERING. THEY’VE BEEN KICKED OFF FOR SCHOOL CODE VIOLATIONS….

THE LAST GAME OF THEY YEARWILL BETWEEN GARDINER AGAINST CONY. ALSO ONE OF THE LONGEST RUNNING RIVALRYS IN the COUNTRY, THEY’LL PLAY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
A FEW YEARS AGO WHEN GARDINER DROPPED TO CLASS ‘B’ THE SCHOOLS DECIDED TO CONTINUE PLAYING AFTER THE SEASON. AND SINCE GARDINER WENT ON TO WIN THE STATE TITLE LAST WEEKEND THIS IS THE FIRST CHANCE THEY’LL GET TO PLAY.
GAME TIME FRIDAY AT 1:00.

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Damon to AHL

Updated 7 years ago

DEREK DAMON HAS AGAIN MOVED UP TO THE AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE AND WILL PLAY WITH ALBANY LATER THIS WEEK.
THE FORMER UMAINE PLAYER FROM BANGOR IS CURRENTLY LEADING THE EAST COAST LEAGUE WITH 20 POINTS IN 13 GAMES.
DAMON HAD A TRYOUT WITH THE ISLANDERS AHL TEAM BEFORE THE SEASON BEGAN. ALBANY IS THE MINOR LEAGUE TEAM OF THE CAROLINA HURRICANES.

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Girls to play varsity hockey

Updated 7 years ago

GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL ICE HOCKEY WILL BECOME AN OFFICAL SPORT NEXT SCHOOL YEAR….

THE MAINE PRINCIPALS ASSOCIATION NEEDS AT LEAST 10 SCHOOLS THAT HAVE TEAMS IN ORDER TO ADD THE SPORT….

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Blodgett on the bench….

Updated 7 years ago

SHE PLAYED HER LAST GAME FOR MAINE IN THE SPRING ON 1998, AN 89-64 LOSS TO N.C. STATE IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT…. HER TRAVELS TOOK HER TO PRO BASKETBALL, THEN BACK TO COACHING AT BU. BROWN AND MAKING HER HOME DEBUT THURSDAY EVENING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE…

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Keeping an eye on Gardiner Football

Updated 7 years ago

&quot:THERE IS NO NEED FOR WORRY&quot:… THAT’S THE WORD TODAY FROM GARDINER SUPERINTENDENT PAUL KNOWLES. THERE HAVE BEEN SIX CONFIRMED CASES OF STAPH INFECTION WITH MEMBERS OF THE FOOTBALL TEAM….

ALL NOW ARE UNDER CONTROL…

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Local Athletes sign NLI

Updated 7 years ago

JON McALLIAN SEATED NEXT TO HIS FATHER AT LAST NIGHT’S HOOP GAME HAD A GET TOGETHER AROUND FOUR OCLOCK THIS AFTERNOON TO SIGN HIS LETTER AND GET READY TO PLAY FOR THE MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM AT UMAINE…
THE BANGOR HIGH SENIOR IS A 6’5&quot: GUARD AND ONE OF THE TOP SHOOTERS IN THE STATE. A DREAM COME TRUE AND HE’LL JOIN A ROSTER WITH 8 OTHER MAINERS.

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Tims set for Super Saturday

Updated 7 years ago

THE SCHEDULE IS OUT FOR SUPER SATURDAY, IT’S BASED QUITE A BIT ON TRAVEL AND TWO OF THE THREE TEAMS FROM THE EAST ARE THE SAME AS LAST YEAR. LAWRENCE WILL START THE DAY WITH THE 11:00 GAME AGAINST BONNY EAGLE.
AFTER A SHORT BREAK, THE CLASS ‘C’ GAME WILL FOLLOW AT 2:30 FEATURING FOXCROFT ACADEMY AGAINST BOOTHBAY.
AND THE NIGHT GAME IS THE ‘B’ GAME BETWEEN GARDINER AND MOUNTAIN VALLEY.
LAWRENCE, BOOTHBAY AND GARDINER ARE HOME TEAMS.ALL THREE WILL BE SHOWN LIVE HERE ON TV FIVE THIS SATURDAY.

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Brewer track getting a face lift

Updated 7 years ago

BREWER WILL BE GETTING A NEW 8 LANE TRACK THANKS TO A 50 THOUSAND DOLLAR DONATION FROM THE LAWRENCE FAMILY….

THE GIFT WILL EXPAND THE EXISTING TRACK ON PENDLETON STREET WHICH IS NOW SIX LANES….

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Maine College Basketball

Updated 7 years ago

UMAINE BASKETBALL PLAYER TANNA ROSS IS THE AMERICA EAST CONFERENCE ROOKIE OF THE WEEK. THE FRESHMAN FROM HAMPDEN SCORED A GAME HIGH 14 POINTS IN THE SEASON OPENER AGAINST CLEMSON AND ADDED 7 REBOUNDS AND 3 ASSISTS.

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High School Football

Updated 7 years ago

Eastern Class B Regionals
Finals
Gardiner Area 37, Winslow 0
Western Class A Regionals
Finals
Bonny Eagle 49, Marshwood 16
Western Class B Regionals
Finals
Mountain Valley 10, Cape Elizabeth 0
Western Class C Regionals
Finals
Boothbay Region 28, Winthrop 21
Foxcroft Academy 14, John Bapst Memorial 7

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Game Dinner in Dover

Updated 7 years ago

THIS SUNDAY WILL BE THE FIFTH ANNUAL GAME DINNER AT THE SEDOMOCHA MIDDLE SCHOOL IN DOVER FOXCROFT. THE MEAT AND FISH ALL DONATED BY LOCAL HUNTERS, TRAPPERS, GUIDES AND GAME WARDENS. THE DINNER LAST FROM 11:30 TO 3 AND A NINE DOLLAR DONATION WOULD BE APPRECIATED. IT HELPS RAISE MONEY FOR THE DOVER YMCA FOR FISHING TRIPS AND FIELD TRIPS.

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Bulldogs bullish for title…

Updated 7 years ago

ONE OF THE BEST FEATURES TO A LAWRENCE HOME FOOTBALL GAME IS THAT THE ENDZONE LINED WITH CARS…. BANGOR LOST IN WEEK THREE, BANGOR LOST TO THE BULLDOGS IN LAST YEAR’S EASTERN MAINE CHAMPIONSHIP…. THE CREAM HAS RISEN TO THE TOP BUT WHICH TEAM HAS TODAY AS IT EXPIRATION DATE….THE WINNER PLAYS FOR A STATE TITLE NEXT SATURDAY AT FITZPATRICK STADIUM..

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