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Bennett takes over Morse boys hoops

Sport: Basketball (Boys)  Message Board

Posted: August 25th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

BATH..Brian Bennett comes from a family of coaches. His father Tom has been coaching wrestling since the 1980’s and his twin brother Mike is co-coaching the Morse wrestling team. The Bath native and new Morse High School boys varsity basketball coach...

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CM NOTEBOOK: Tues. 8.25.15

Sport: Football  Message Board

Posted: August 25th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

- Gardiner’s Kropp, Winthrop/Monmouth’s Ingram look to take next step as quarterbacks
Oak Hill set at QB with Dalton Therrien, 2-man competition for spot at Cony.

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CM NOTEBOOK: Football

Sport: Football  Message Board

Posted: August 25th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

- QB battle shapes up at Nokomis
3 players vie for starting gig.

- Madison

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SIDELINES - TRAVIS LAZARCZYK: Another Hall of Fame for Meader

Sport: Basketball (Boys)  Message Board

Posted: August 25th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

This is Dick Meader’s summer of fame. It’s been a long time coming, and it’s very well deserved. A few weeks ago, Meader was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame. On Sunday, he’ll go into the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame...

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Biddeford's move to Class B football is 'right thing'

Sport: Football  Message Board

Posted: August 25th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

BIDDEFORD — It has been 21 years since Biddeford High last won a football state championship, a drought in some communities, an eternity in the city known as Tigertown. Football is as ingrained into the fabric of this community as its Franco-American roots...

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UMaine women's soccer team jumps out to 2-0 start

Sport: University Of Maine Soccer  Message Board

Posted: August 25th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

The University of Maine women’s soccer team is 2-0 after opening the season with 1-0 wins over Fairfield (Connecticut) and Fordham (New York) at Mahaney Diamond in Orono over the weekend. “It was a good test because they were two different types of teams...

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Former John Bapst star makes debut in goal for Duke soccer

Sport: Soccer ( Girls)  Message Board

Posted: August 25th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

After sitting out for more than two years because of a major knee surgery, Dixmont native and former John Bapst High School of Bangor star Abby Pyne finally made her college debut in goal for the Duke University women’s soccer team this past weekend...

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Varsity boys' basketball Coach resists single sport specialization

Sport: Basketball (Boys)  Message Board

Posted: August 24th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

BAR HARBOR — As a teenager growing up in Bar Harbor, Justin Norwood recalls playing two games of basketball with his friends every day. The Mount Desert Island High School’s varsity boys’ basketball team coach recalls dunk contests and playing regular 100-point games that lasted hours. Being on a team, he said, taught him conflict resolution...

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Traip will hang its hat on its speed

Sport: Football  Message Board

Posted: August 24th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

KITTERY, Maine — Some turnovers are preventable in football. Others are inevitable. With the graduation of fullback/linebacker Nate Handerson (who’s now on the roster at Maine Maritime), Traip Academy lost its last link to the cycle of players...

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Babe Ruth baseball: Community welcomes home World Series team

Sport: Baseball  Message Board

Posted: August 24th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

PARIS – It was a long 10-hour drive from Jamestown, N.Y., to Poland on Sunday for the Tri-County 13U baseball team. When the team crossed the Poland town line after 640-plus miles, the players saw flashing blue lights.

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Goal off corner kick gives Maine women's soccer team a win over Fordham

Sport: University Of Maine Soccer  Message Board

Posted: August 24th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

ORONO | University of Maine women’s soccer coach Scott Atherley pointed out that none of his team’s 10 goals last season came on restarts from corner kicks and free kicks. The Black Bears notched their first restart goal of the season...

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Humble basketball origins in Maine lead to Hall of Fame recognition for many new inductees

Sport: Basketball (Boys)  Message Board

Posted: August 24th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

BANGOR | A shared passion for their chosen sport often had modest roots a generation or more ago. Sometimes it was as simple as a backboard and rim attached to a garage or barn located at the end of a dirt driveway. Other times it might have been a …

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Roger Reed's Life Defined by Humility, Class

Sport: Basketball (Boys)  Message Board

Posted: August 24th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

39 seasons. 573 wins. 8 gold balls and 11 Eastern Maine championships. The numbers are impressive indeed. When talking about veteran basketball coach Roger Reed, the numbers don’t begin to tell the story...

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What high school football game do you have circled on your calendar?

Sport: Football  Message Board

Posted: August 23rd, 2015 by Tom Nolette

Marshwood at York on Oct. 23. There’s just too much good recent history here to not choose it. The rivals have met in two of the last three Western Maine Class B championship games, with Marshwood winning both by a point after York failed to execute late PATs...

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Pioneering women's basketball player Coffin goes into Maine hoops hall of fame

Sport: Basketball (Girls)  Message Board

Posted: August 23rd, 2015 by Tom Nolette

BANGOR — Liz Coffin battled to get on the basketball court, and that mentality carried her to an all-American career at the University of Maine and a spot in the 2015 class of inductees into the state’s Basketball Hall of Fame.

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