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Local stars set to make big impact for UNH

Sport: Football  Message Board

Posted: August 9th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

DURHAM — Donald Goodrich can admit it now. He was a little surprised to hear his number called as much as it was at times last season. As a redshirt freshman, Goodrich played in 13 of 14 games and carried the ball 39 times, providing an effective change of pace from top backs Nico Steriti and Jimmy Owens...

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New rule won't prevent blowouts, but it end them sooner

Sport: Football  Message Board

Posted: August 9th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

...This season, in Maine high school football, the clock will run. By rule, the second half of blowouts will essentially be played in real time. It’s called the Adjusted Timing Rule, and it’s outlined in the Maine Principals’ Association football bulletin for the 2015 season...

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Sophomore tailback ready to step in as No. 1 option for UMaine offense

Sport: University Of Maine Football  Message Board

Posted: August 9th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

ORONO — Nigel Beckford doesn’t exactly fit in in Vacationland. The Maine tailback’s offseason consisted of one weekend trip home to Bridgeport, Connecticut, two summer classes and a whole lot of sweating. He was adding muscle while you were sampling lobster, pounding pavement while you were lolling by the ocean...

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York's Caldwell tabs former player as assistant

Sport: Soccer ( Girls)  Message Board

Posted: August 8th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

Wally Caldwell has never had a varsity assistant in his 20 years as head coach of the York High School girls soccer program — until now. Stephanie Gallagher, who helped lead the Wildcats to two Class B state soccer championships, has been named a varsity assistant for the upcoming season, and Caldwell couldn’t be happier...

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NH: Post 7 stays alive

Sport: Baseball  Message Board

Posted: August 8th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

DOVER — Rochester Post 7 needed a boost of something to stay alive in the Senior Legion Northeast regional baseball tournament. Mark Levesque gave it to them. Levesque pitched into the ninth inning Friday as Post 7 came from behind to beat Bangor, Maine, 4-2, in the loser’s bracket at Muzzy Field in Bristol, Conn. Rochester scored three runs in the top of the ninth to overcome a 2-1 deficit...

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NH eliminates Bangor from Legion baseball Northeast Regional

Sport: Baseball  Message Board

Posted: August 7th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

BRISTOL, Connecticut — From Baseball 101: It’s very hard to win if you give good teams extra outs. For eight innings the Coffee News of Bangor Comrades were the beneficiaries of Rochester, New Hampshire, errors and took a one-run lead to the ninth. 

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Maine Junior Amateur Golf: Cape Elizabeth's Legge and Schonewolf win titles

Sport: Golf  Message Board

Posted: August 7th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

NORTH YARMOUTH — From the moment her ball disappeared on the final hole to the moment she was declared the winner, Lauren Schonewolf was anxious and unsure whether she had repeated at the Maine Junior Amateur Championships on Thursday.

 

The Cape Elizabeth golfer had salvaged par on the par-five final hole. That wasn’t without complications. Still, when she arrived at the scorer’s table, she wasn’t sure whether she had won or lost.

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Maine's college football teams eager to start new season

Sport: Football  Message Board

Posted: August 7th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

PORTLAND — It still feels like summer, but fall is coming soon. On Thursday, the Maine Chapter of the National Football Foundation hosted its annual kickoff luncheon, at which the head coach of each of the state’s six college football teams said a few words about his team and the upcoming season.

 

The University of Maine will be the first college team in Maine to begin, when players report to preseason camp on Sunday. The Black Bears open the season on Sept. 5 at Boston College in the first of two games against Football Bowl Subdivision opponents this season. Maine travels to New Orleans to take on Tulane on Sept. 19.

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Match Play Championship set for next week

Sport: Golf  Message Board

Posted: August 7th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

..The match play tournament features 32 golfers playing in head-to-head matches until a winner is crowned on Thursday. As in past years, invitations to compete in the tournament were offered to the top finishers in the Maine Amateur championship, which was held last month at Waterville Country Club. Johnny Hayes IV, this year’s Maine Am winner and match play champion in 2012 at Natanis, will face Mike Caron in Tuesday’s first match, at 7 a.m.

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Austin Legge captures Maine junior golf title

Sport: Golf  Message Board

Posted: August 7th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

NORTH YARMOUTH — Austin Legge of Cape Elizabeth fired a 4-over 75 for the second consecutive day Thursday to win the Maine Junior Amateur championship at Toddy Brook Golf Club.

 

Legge, who will be a Cape Elizabeth High freshman in the fall, played a consistent back nine and pulled out a one-stroke win over Drew Powell of Bangor in the Maine State Golf Association’s 15-17 age group.

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Ohio ends Old Town's Senior League World Series run in semifinals

Sport: Baseball  Message Board

Posted: August 7th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

BANGOR, Maine — Mitch Massaro struck out 11 batters and limited Old Town to a pair of unearned runs on five hits Thursday night as Holmes County, Ohio, earned a berth in the Senior League World Series championship game with a 9-2 semifinal victory over the Maine District 3 representatives at Mansfield Stadium.

 

The righthander walked no one while throwing 94 pitches, and the U.S. Central champs rallied from a 1-0 deficit with seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning en route to its second victory of the tournament over Old Town.

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Bangor Legion baseball team stays alive in Northeast Regional

Sport: Baseball  Message Board

Posted: August 7th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

BRISTOL, Connecticut — The Comrades live to fight another day.

 

After a disheartening loss to Cumberland, Rhode Island, on Wednesday, Coffee News of Bangor rebounded with an 8-1 second-round win over Lowell, Massachusetts, in the Northeast Regional American Legion tournament Thursday afternoon at Muzzy Field.

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Winslow coaching icon Harold 'Tank' Violette dies

Sport: Football  Message Board

Posted: August 6th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

The Maine Sports Hall of Fame inductee, who died Tuesday, led Black Raiders to 3 state titles.

 

When he was head football coach at Lawrence High School in Fairfield, Pete Cooper knew his team would always have its hands full when it played Harold “Tank” Violette’s Winslow squad.

 

“He was a tough guy to coach against,” Cooper said of Violette. “His teams were always well-prepared.”

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Mazurek takes lead at Maine junior championship

Sport: Golf  Message Board

Posted: August 6th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

NORTH YARMOUTH — Nick Mazurek of Rockland shot an even-par 71 to take the first-day lead in the Maine Junior Amateur Championship on Wednesday at Toddy Brook Golf Course.

 

Mazurek flirted with a sub-par round for the first 17 holes but had to scramble to make a double bogey after hitting his second shot out of bounds on the 18th hole.

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Old Town defeats Saipan to earn spot in Senior League World Series semifinal

Sport: Baseball  Message Board

Posted: August 6th, 2015 by Tom Nolette

BANGOR, Maine — Old Town manager Troy Sheehan was blunt about his team’s effort against the U.S. East all-stars on Tuesday night.

 

“We got pounded last night and nobody was happy about it,” he said.

 

It was the Maine District 3 champions did much of the pounding during Wednesday night’s contest against Asia Pacific.

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