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CROSS COUNTRY NOTEBOOK: Cougars happy with progress

Sport: Cross Country

Posted: September 16th, 2013 by Tom Nolette

By Travis Lazarczyk..The Mt. Blue High School boys cross country team entered the season with high expectations. Just two races into the season, coach Kelley Cullenberg is thrilled with her team’s progress...

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SPORTS: Dick McGee built youth leagues from ground up

Sport: Basketball (Boys)

Posted: September 16th, 2013 by Tom Nolette

By Travis Lazarczyk..If you’ve been to a basketball game in Lawrence High School’s Folsom Gym, you’ve seen him. The place is loud and crowded on the slowest of nights, so maybe it was just out of the corner of your eye, but you’ve seen him...

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Press Herald Football Notebook

Sport: Football

Posted: September 16th, 2013 by Tom Nolette

Portland / Deering, Leavitt, Scarborough, South Portland, Bonny Eagle and more....

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Volleyball Preview: Powerhouses returning as new programs bloom

Sport: Volleyball

Posted: September 16th, 2013 by Tom Nolette

By Steve Craig..If Maine high school volleyball was a Wall Street stock, its performance would be marked by slow but steady growth. But if the participation numbers at Thornton Academy are a viable predictor, the market for volleyball is ready to spike...

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Players bound for Portland after Phoenix cuts

Sport: Portland Pirates

Posted: September 16th, 2013 by Tom Nolette

By Paul Betit..GLENDALE, ARIZ. - The Phoenix Coyotes trimmed their roster and split their squad to play preseason exhibition games late Sunday night in California and Arizona. Eight players were cut from the training camp roster...

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The Legends Tour: Jones sustains legendary status

Sport: Golf

Posted: September 16th, 2013 by Tom Nolette

By Tom Chard..FALMOUTH — Rosie Jones of Atlanta rolled in a 10-foot birdie putt on the fifth playoff hole to beat Lorie Kane of Prince Edward Island and win the Harris Golf Charity Classic of the Legends Tour Sunday at Falmouth Country Club...

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H.S. Notebook: Injuries sideline two of MVC's best on same play

Sport: Soccer ( Girls)

Posted: September 16th, 2013 by Tom Nolette

By Kevin C. Mills and Randy Whitehouse..Two of the top girls’ soccer players in the Mountain Valley Conference were injured last week. It happened on the same play. Monmouth’s Kylie Kemp and St. Dom’s Kelly Pomerleau collided in a game Wednesday...

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Morang is Ramblers' ace

Sport: Golf

Posted: September 16th, 2013 by Tom Nolette

By Kalle Oakes.. LEEDS — Taylor Morang consistently shoots in the mid-30s for nine holes and the mid-70s over 18 at his home golf course, Springbrook. Stand at any location on that sprawling layout and...

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Traip loses a tight one

Sport: Football

Posted: September 15th, 2013 by Tom Nolette

By Mike Zhe..KITTERY, Maine — Time was melting away in the third quarter and the Traip Academy football team was exactly where it wanted to be. The smaller, younger Rangers were holding their... 

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Cheverus levels Lewiston, improves to 2-0

Sport: Football

Posted: September 15th, 2013 by Tom Nolette

By Michael Hoffer..PORTLAND—The Cheverus football team has spent a lot of time at Fitzpatrick Stadium over the years (including twice celebrating state championships), so it wasn't exactly a hardship when Saturday's contest was moved from Boulos Stadium...

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Brunswick bests Gardiner in mud

Sport: Football

Posted: September 15th, 2013 by Tom Nolette

By Gary Hawkins..GARDINER — The Brunswick football team is among three or four teams expected to contend for the top spot in the Pine Tree Conference’s Class B division this season. So far, the Dragons have made a pretty compelling case for themselves...

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TRAVIS LAZARCZYK - 50 years and counting

Sport: Football

Posted: September 15th, 2013 by Tom Nolette

SKOWHEGAN — Roger Jarvais had just turned 13 when he started playing football in the Skowhegan Sports Boosters Club football league. It was 1963, and it was the first year of the league...

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JUNIOR HOCKEY: Moose open with victory

Sport: Hockey (Boys)

Posted: September 15th, 2013 by Tom Nolette

By Bill Stewart..HALLOWELL — The Maine Moose junior hockey team brought in several players whose hometowns span a good chunk of the globe, from Canada, to Russia and Ireland.

However, at the season opener...

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Black Raiders win tight battle with Tigers

Sport: Field Hockey

Posted: September 15th, 2013 by Tom Nolette

By Matt DiFilippo..KENTS HILL — Gardiner is a good enough field hockey team this year that beating the Tigers can serve as a statement of sorts. On Saturday afternoon, the team wanting to speak up was Winslow...

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Lee sets new standard for goal scorers

Sport: Soccer ( Boys)

Posted: September 15th, 2013 by Tom Nolette

By DALE DUFF..MADAWASKA - Soccer is king of high school sports in Madawaska, so perhaps it is fitting that the St. John Valley town can now claim the king of goal scorers in Maine schoolboy soccer -- Ian Lee...

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