Monthly Archives: June 2016

High school athletes: Train hard, but find time to enjoy your summer

For high school athletes and educators throughout Maine, this is a fantastic time of year. For educators, another school year has just wrapped up. The same goes for Maine’s best scholastic athletes, whose seasons came to an end last weekend with state championship hardware being handed out in baseball, softball and lacrosse. Some are saying […]

LeBron should’ve acknowledged former Cavaliers after winning title

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last 48 hours, LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers ended the city’s long championship drought Sunday night, defeating the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game 7 of the NBA Finals. In winning the franchise’s first championship, the Cavs became the first team in NBA history to overcome […]

Searsport pitcher showed incredible heart, poise in state championship win

Sometimes, all it takes is one piece of adversity to test the championship mettle of an athlete. Saturday’s Class D state high school baseball championship game between Searsport and Penobscot Valley provided a fantastic glimpse of that. Vikings senior righthander Kyle Moore had been cruising through three innings of work, and when he returned to […]

Three Portland games unusual, but UMaine hockey fans known for traveling in droves

University of Maine hockey fans are known for being among the most loyal college hockey fans in the country. After all, the pregame introductions at Alfond Arena often dub the “old girl,” as coach Red Gendron often calls it, as the “home of college hockey’s greatest fans.” UMaine fans have also been known for traveling […]