Vinalhaven girls claim ‘D’ South girls basketball title

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Vinalhaven Vikings built a 14-point halftime lead, then pulled away in the third quarter on Saturday on the way to a 61-45 victory over Forest Hills in the Class D South girls basketball championship game at the Augusta Civic Center. Ashleyn Littlefield paced a well-rounded effort …

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Vinalhaven Vikings built a 14-point halftime lead, then pulled away in the third quarter on Saturday on the way to a 61-45 victory over Forest Hills in the Class D South girls basketball championship game at the Augusta Civic Center. Ashleyn Littlefield paced a well-rounded effort …

Northeastern beats UMaine men’s hockey team in overtime

ORONO, Maine — There were a couple of brief power outages at the Alfond Arena on Friday night during the University of Maine-Northeastern game, but there was no power shortage on the ice. Nolan Stevens’ goal just 12 seconds into overtime gave the visiting Huskies a thrilling 5-4 Hockey East …

ORONO, Maine — There were a couple of brief power outages at the Alfond Arena on Friday night during the University of Maine-Northeastern game, but there was no power shortage on the ice. Nolan Stevens’ goal just 12 seconds into overtime gave the visiting Huskies a thrilling 5-4 Hockey East …

Northeastern beats UMaine men’s hockey team in overtime

ORONO, Maine — There were a couple of brief power outages at the Alfond Arena on Friday night during the University of Maine-Northeastern game, but there was no power shortage on the ice. Nolan Stevens’ goal just 12 seconds into overtime gave the visiting Huskies a thrilling 5-4 Hockey East …

ORONO, Maine — There were a couple of brief power outages at the Alfond Arena on Friday night during the University of Maine-Northeastern game, but there was no power shortage on the ice. Nolan Stevens’ goal just 12 seconds into overtime gave the visiting Huskies a thrilling 5-4 Hockey East …

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Freshman helps lift Houlton girls past Hermon, into ‘B’ North final

BANGOR, Maine — Freshman Abbie Worthley came off the bench to hit a pair of critical 3-pointers, one in the fourth quarter and another in overtime, and the defending two-time state champion Houlton High School Shiretowners rallied for a 37-33 win over Hermon in their Class B North semifinal Wednesday …

BANGOR, Maine — Freshman Abbie Worthley came off the bench to hit a pair of critical 3-pointers, one in the fourth quarter and another in overtime, and the defending two-time state champion Houlton High School Shiretowners rallied for a 37-33 win over Hermon in their Class B North semifinal Wednesday …

Messalonskee storms past Hampden to reach ‘A’ girls final

AUGUSTA, Maine — Top-ranked Messalonskee of Oakland was mildly disappointed in its debut at this year’s Class A North girls basketball tournament — an 11-point quarterfinal victory over No. 8 Gardiner. The Eagles regrouped Wednesday afternoon at the expense of Hampden Academy. Coach Keith Derosby’s club used a swarming defense …

AUGUSTA, Maine — Top-ranked Messalonskee of Oakland was mildly disappointed in its debut at this year’s Class A North girls basketball tournament — an 11-point quarterfinal victory over No. 8 Gardiner. The Eagles regrouped Wednesday afternoon at the expense of Hampden Academy. Coach Keith Derosby’s club used a swarming defense …

Houlton girls hold off upset-minded MDI in ‘B’ quarterfinal

BANGOR, Maine — Houlton High School senior guard Rylee Warman was shooting in her high school gym 45 minutes before the top-seeded Shires got on the bus to head to Bangor for Saturday afternoon’s Class B North quarterfinal against No. 8 Mount Desert Island of Bar Harbor. “Two nights ago, …

BANGOR, Maine — Houlton High School senior guard Rylee Warman was shooting in her high school gym 45 minutes before the top-seeded Shires got on the bus to head to Bangor for Saturday afternoon’s Class B North quarterfinal against No. 8 Mount Desert Island of Bar Harbor. “Two nights ago, …

Houlton girls hold off upset-minded MDI in ‘B’ quarterfinal

BANGOR, Maine — Houlton High School senior guard Rylee Warman was shooting in her high school gym 45 minutes before the top-seeded Shires got on the bus to head to Bangor for Saturday afternoon’s Class B North quarterfinal against No. 8 Mount Desert Island of Bar Harbor. “Two nights ago, …

BANGOR, Maine — Houlton High School senior guard Rylee Warman was shooting in her high school gym 45 minutes before the top-seeded Shires got on the bus to head to Bangor for Saturday afternoon’s Class B North quarterfinal against No. 8 Mount Desert Island of Bar Harbor. “Two nights ago, …

Messalonskee is favorite in Class A North tournament

The Messalonskee High School Eagles from Oakland reached the Class A North championship game last season only to lose to defending champ Lawrence High School of Fairfield 59-44 in the title game. Lawrence has graduated 1,000-point scorers Nia Irving and Dominque Lewis and that elevated the Eagles into the favorite’s …

The Messalonskee High School Eagles from Oakland reached the Class A North championship game last season only to lose to defending champ Lawrence High School of Fairfield 59-44 in the title game. Lawrence has graduated 1,000-point scorers Nia Irving and Dominque Lewis and that elevated the Eagles into the favorite’s …