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Crocker settles for second

Updated 7 years ago

TOUGH TO FINISH SECOND BUT LOSING BY FIVE-HUNDRETHS OF A SECOND… THAT’S EVEN TOUGHER…IAN CROCKER LOST TO MICHAEL PHELPS IN THE 100 METER BUTTERFLY BY 5-HUNDRETHS OF A SECOND IN THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS. PHELPS NOW HAS WON SIX GOLDS AND COULD WIN EIGHT.

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Crocker in battle to be the best

Updated 7 years ago

IAN CROCKER HAD THE FASTEST TIME IN THE 100 BUTTERFLY PRELIMS TODAY AT THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SWIM MEET IN AUSTRALIA.
THE FINALS AGAINST MICHAEL PHELPS IN THAT EVENT IS TOMORROW NIGHT.


Whitehead up for Coach of the year

Updated 7 years ago

UMAINE HOCKEY COACH TIM WHITEHEAD HAS BEEN NAMED ONE OF 11 FINALISTS FOR THE SPENCER PENROSE AWARD GIVEN TO THE DIVISION ONE HOCKEY COACH OF THE YEAR.
WHITEHEAD KNOWS THAT IT’S ALSO AN AWARD FOR THE PROGRAM AND HE ALSO GIVES CREDIT TO HIS ASSISTANT COACHES AND HIS SECRETARY.
IT’S THE 6th TIME HE’S BEEN A FINALIST FOR THE AWARD WHICH HE WON IN 2002.
MAINE PLAYS IN THE FROZEN FOUR NEXT THURSDAY.

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Clarke will race in Europe

Updated 7 years ago

KEVIN CLARKE OF FRYEBURG LOVES SPEED, BE IT SKIING, CARS OR MOTORCROSS. HIS LOVE AFFAIR WILL LAND HIM IN EUROPE RACING IN THE DUNLOP DRIVERS CUP WORLD FINALS. THE FRYEBURG ACADEMY SKI COACH WILL TEAM UP WITH FIVE OTHER AMERICANS TO RACE IN A grueling 10-day driving challenge from Germany to Spain. THE Dunlop Drivers Cup includes on-track racing, autocross, off-road sport utility, off-road all-terrain vehicle and motocross events. THE EVENT TAKES PLACE IN THE MIDDLE OF APRIL.

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Maine Moose maybe looking for you

Updated 7 years ago

NEED A CHANCE TO PLAY MORE HOCKEY…TRYOUTS FOR THE MAINE MOOSE HOCKEY TEAMS WILL BE HELD APRIL 14th AND 15th AT THE KENNEBEC ICE ARENA. THE MOOSE JUNIOR SELECT TEAM HAS A NEW COACH…. CHAD FOYE. FOYE HAD BEEN COACH AT CONY HIGH THE LAST 7 YEARS.

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Good News for Presque Isle…

Updated 7 years ago

The Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle will host its largest event ever in March of 2009.
It was announced today that the 2009 Junior Olympic Cross Country championships will be held in the county with a huge economic boost expected for the area.
The junior olympics are a stepping stone to the us national team.
The event will more than double the amount of athletes at the biathlon junior world championships with at least 400 athletes expected for the event.
The Nordic Heritage center has hosted several major events including the Junior world biathlon championships.
The event, which has been held previously held at Black mountain in Maine, is for 14-19 year olds. And skiers from across the state will be competing.

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Hilton, All American

Updated 7 years ago

ASHLEY HILTON IS ONE OF THE 20 BEST BASKETBALL PLAYERS IN DIVISION TWO IN THE U.S. HILTON FROM SKOWHEGAN HAS BEEN NAMED AN ALL AMERICAN LISTED ON THE FOURTH TEAM.
HILTON PLAYED HER HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL AT SKOWHEGAN AND JUST FINISHED HER COLLEGE CAREER AT NEW HAVEN WITH OVER 16 HUNDRED CAREER POINTS AND OVER 800 REBOUNDS.
THIS SEASON ALONE HILTON SCORED 576 POINTS.
EARLIER THIS MONTH ASHLEY WAS NAMED HONORABLE MENTION KODAK DIVISION TWO ALL AMERICA.

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Lamanteer raises money for CMN

Updated 7 years ago

STEPHANIE LAMANTEER DID IT AGAIN THIS YEAR. THE 15 YEAR OLD FROM WATERVILLERAISED A TOTAL OF 25 HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR THE CHILDRENS MIRACLE NETWORK.
SHE DID IT AS PART OF HER PARTICIPATION IN THE BATTLE OF MAINE THIS PAST WEEKEND. IT’S ORGANIZED BY HUARDS SPORTS KARATE AND FEATURED 475 COMPETITORS AND ABOUT 12 HUNDRED SPECTATORS CAME OUT TO WATCH THE KARATE ACTION.

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Cimino on national stage

Updated 7 years ago

ASHLEY CIMINO FROM CATHERINE MCAULEY HIGH SCHOOL UP AGAINST THE BEST THE NAITON HAS TO OFFER IN THE MCDONALD’S ALL STAR GAME… CIMINO RECENTLY WON MISS MAINE BASKETBALL AND SHE SCORED TWO POINTS AND TOOK DOWN TWO REBOUNDS. CIMINO WILL PLAY HER COLLEGE BALL AT STANFORD…

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Local Notes

Updated 7 years ago

SEAN KEOUGH WHO IS THE PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF THE MAINE MOUNTAIN SERIES HAS QUALIFIED FOR ALL FIVE EVENTS AT THE US-ASA NATIONALS FOR SNOWBOARDING THIS WEEKEND IN UTAH. KEOUGH LEADS A PROMINENT LIST OF OVER 100 ATHLETES FROM MAINE TO COMPETE IN THE EVENT. MANY OF THE RIDERS TRAIN AT SUGARLOAF MOUNTAIN.

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Practice for Maine Hockey

Updated 7 years ago

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER NONE OF THE NUMBER ONE SEEDS HAVE ADVANCED TO THE FROZEN FOUR. THAT’S GOOD NEWS FOR MAINE WHICH WAS RANKED 14th IN THE FINAL REGULAR SEASON POLL. THEIR FIRST ROUND OPPONENT, MICHIGAN STATE, WAS RANKED 10th.

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Boylan Joins Utah

Updated 7 years ago

JIM BOYLAN IS NOW A DIVISION ONE BASKETBALL COACH. THE FORMER UMAINE BASKETBALL PLAYER IS ABOUT TO BECOME THE NEW HEAD COACH AT UTAH.

BOYLAN PLAYED AT UMAINE AND WAS CAPTAIN HIS SENIOR YEAR. HE HELPED THE BLACK BEARS BEAT MICHIGAN STATE AT THE BANGOR AUDITORIUM THAT YEAR.

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Bingham to Toledo

Updated 7 years ago

HE’S SPENT THE LAST TWO YEARS IN MAINE, BUT COREY BINGHAM HAS DECIDED TO PLAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL AT TOLEDO.

BINGHAM IS 6’3&quot: AND A GUARD FOR CARL PARKER AT LEE ACADEMY. AT THE NATIONAL PREP SHOWCASE, BINGHAM MADE THE ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM LAST MONTH AND HE WAS ALSO NAMED ALL TOURNAMENT AT THE MARTIN LUTHER KING EVENT IN RHODE ISLAND.

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Maine going to the Show Me state…

Updated 8 years ago

MAINE HAS PUT TOGETHER BACK TO BACK WINS FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE FEBRUARY 23-24 AGAINST MERRIMACK… THIS WIN OVER UMASS PUTS MAINE INTO IT’S 11TH FROZEN FOUR…

THEY GO BACK TO THE BIRTH PLACE OF GOALIE BEN BISHOP….AND THE BEARS FINALLY SOLVE THE RIDDLE, GOALIE JON QUICK

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Eaton in Arena Football

Updated 8 years ago

FORMER UMAINE QUARTERBACK JAKE EATON CONTINUES TO FIND SUCCESS IN ARENA FOOTBALL. IF YOU WANT TO WATCH EATON QUARTERBACK THE ORLANDO PREDATORS, HE WILL BE ON ESPN2 MONDAY NIGHT. EATON HAS BEEN IN ARENA FOOTBALL THE LAST COUPLE YEARS.

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Maine advances to play UMass

Updated 8 years ago

9TH STRAIGHT YEARS THE MAINE HOCKEY TEAM HAS HAD AT LEAST 20 WINS…. 9TH YEAR IN A ROW THEY’VE MADE THE TOURNAMENT… FRIDAY’S OPPONENT ST. CLOUD STATE, CAME IN SECOND OUT OF THE WCHA CONFERENCE AND THE HUSKIES TOOK THE LEAD IN THE FIRST PERIOD…WHEN JUSTIN FLETCHER SCORED.

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Sugarloaf USA with a busy Saturday

Updated 8 years ago

TODAY IS A BIG DAY AT SUGARLOAF, THE BEST SNOWBOARD CROSS RACERS IN TH WORLD WILL GO FOUR AT A TIME DOWN THE HILL TO BE CROWNED CHAMPION AT THE SUZUKI AUTO CHAMPION’S CROSS SUGARLOAF OPEN. THEY HAD TIME TRIALS TODAY, AMERICAN JONATHAN CHEEVER WAS THE FASTEST. THE TOP 16 RACERS QUALIFY AND THE RACING BEGINS AT NOON. SETH WESTCOTT WILL BE HOST TO THE EVENT.

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Tonight’s the night for Maine hockey

Updated 8 years ago

THEY THOUGHT THAT HE HAD JUST MISSED PRACTICE… WHEN THEY GOT THE MESSAGE FROM THE E.R. THEY UNDERSTOOD. KEENAN HOPSON WILL NOT PLAY THIS WEEKEND FOR MAINE, HE HAD HIS APPENDIX REMOVED.

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Bishop is back

Updated 8 years ago

BEN BISHOP WILL BE BACK IN THE UMAINE NET THIS WEEKEND. BISHOP HAS BEEN DEALING WITH TWO DIFFERENT GROIN INJURIES OVER THE LAST MONTH AND A HALF.

HE’S BEEN CLEARED TO GO AND LOOKING STRONG IN PRACTICE THIS WEEK.

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Maine hockey update..

Updated 8 years ago

MAINE NEEDS TO WIN TWO GAMES IN ROCHESTER AND THEY’LL BE IN THE FROZEN FOUR FOR THE 11th TIME AND 3rd TIME IN 4 YEARS.
BUT THIS ONE MIGHT BE TOUGH.
MAINE HAS PLAYED POORLY OVER THE LAST MONTH AND WILL NEED TO REALLY TURN THINGS AROUND, WHILE NOT THINKING ABOUT THE PAST.

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