Sports

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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Local Notes

Updated 7 years ago

THE HODGON HAWKS HAVE REVAMPED THEIR COACHING STAFF WHEN IT COMES TO BASKETBALL…. TYLER PUTNAM A 1,000 POINT SCORER AT THE SCHOOL TAKES OVER THE BOYS VARSITY POST…. OLIN QUINT WILL COACH THE GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL SQUAD. QUINT HAS BEEN A J.V. COACH THE LAST COUPLE YEARS.

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Brown, full sail ahead

Updated 7 years ago

TOM BROWN OF NORTHEAST HARBOR CONTINUES TO IMPRESS… AS HE IS ONE OF THE BEST HANDICAPPED SAILORS IN THE WORLD…. OVER THE PAST FIVE DAYS BROWN COMPETED IN THE U.S INDEPENDENCE CUP-NORTH AMERICAN CHALLENGE CUP IN CHICAGO….

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King on Steelers

Updated 7 years ago

FORMER UMAINE FOOTBALL PLAYER MATT KING PLAYED FOR THE PITTSBURGH STEELERS SUNDAY NIGHT IN THE LEAGUES FIRST EXHIBITION GAME.

LAST YEARS BLACK BEAR CAPTAIN PICKED UP A TACKLE ON SPECIAL TEAMS.

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EMCC Drops Sports

Updated 7 years ago

THERE WILL BE NO VARSITY BASKETBALL AT EASTERN MAINE COMMUNTIY COLLEGE THIS WINTER. THE MENS AND WOMENS TEAMS FIND THEMSELVES WITHOUT A HOME COURT TO PLAY ON.

JOHNSTON GYM IS NOT SAFE FOR PLAY AFTER LEAKS IN THE METAL ROOF DAMAGED THE HARDWOOD FLOOR THIS SPRING.

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Beach to Beacon recap

Updated 7 years ago

Duncan Kibet of Kenya raced past
three rivals in the final 600 meters to win today’s T-D Banknorth
Beach to Beacon 10-kilometer road race by six-tenths of a second.
Kibet finished the seaside course in Cape Elizabeth in 27
minutes, 51-point-seven seconds. Fellow Kenyan Evans Cheryiout was
second and John Yuda of Tanzania was third.
Luminata Talpos of Romania dominated the women’s race. She
jumped out to a big lead about two kilometers in and never looked
back, coming in at 32 minutes, 30 seconds.
Ukrainian Natalyia Berkut placed second, followed by Jessica
Ruthe of New Zraland.
More than 4,800 runners from 21 countries and 41 states
completed the course on a cool but humid morning.
The top Maine finisher was Ayalew Taye of Cape Elizabeth, with a
time of 30 minutes, 47 seconds. Emily Levan of Wiscasset, at 35:01,
was — for the third year in a row — the first Maine woman to
cross the finish line.

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State legion tournament

Updated 7 years ago

THE BANGOR COMRADES BLASTED NOVA SEAFOOD TO WIN IT’S OPENER IN THE STATE LEGION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT. BANGOR WON 12-7, GORDIE WEBB AND TOM CREWS OF BANGOR EACH HIT A HOMERUN. SHANE WALTON ACCOUNTED FOR FOUR RBI’S… PITCHER JIMMY COX ALLOWED SEVEN EARNED RUNS BUT WAS CREDITED WITH THE WIN.

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Beach to Beacon set for Saturday

Updated 7 years ago

JOAN BENOIT SAMUELSON WILL RUN IN THE 1OTH BEACH TO BEACON ROAD RACE…. IT’S THIS SATURDAY AT 7:30 AM WITH THE WHEELCHAIR DIVISION. RUNNERS STEP OFF AT 8:00 AM. ABOUT 5,000 RUNNERS WILL TAKE PART INCLUDING THE ELITE RUNNERS FROM AFRICA AND MAINE’S BEST LIKE DONALD DRAKE WHO MADE A NAME FOR HIMSELF RUNNING FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE.

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Fast Track in Orono

Updated 7 years ago

THE NATIONAL MASTERS OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE TAKING PLACE IN IN ORONO THIS WEEK.

IT’S THE THIRD TIME IN 11 YEARS THE EVENT HAS BEEN HELD AT UMAINE.

TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETES including seven former Olympians, FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY COMPETITING.

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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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