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Pete Warner

About Pete Warner

Pete is a Bangor native who graduated from Bangor High School, Class of 1980. He earned a B.S. in Journalism (Advertising) from the University of Maine in 1986. He has been a full-time member of the Bangor Daily News Sports staff since 1984. Pete lives in Bangor with his wife of 32 years, Annia. They have two adult sons, Will and Paul. Pete is fluent in Spanish and enjoys visiting his in-laws and friends in Costa Rica. His hobbies including hunting, fishing and listening to jazz.

UMaine fans win as desperate times yield new ticket deals

Ticket revenue is critical to the viability of the University of Maine men’s hockey program. Unlike their counterparts in football and basketball, the Black Bears do not have access to lucrative “guarantee” games against high-powered opponents, the proceeds from which can be used to defray operating costs. Hockey revenue is derived from butts in the seats and private donations. […]

UMaine basketball seniors share emotional West Coast farewell

So blessed to have these people in my life that makes saying goodbye so hard pic.twitter.com/Eam9rhu4H0 — Sophie Weckström (@weckstrm) May 24, 2016 The recently graduated seniors on the University of Maine women’s basketball team left Black Bear fans with a lot of wonderful memories — and made many for themselves. This group of eight […]

Athletic director moving — but staying at UMaine

Some observant area sports fans have reported that Karlton Creech’s house in Veazie is up for sale. That’s true, but the University of Maine athletics director isn’t going far. “Not leaving — just moving into a lower-maintenance place,” Creech said in a text message. Creech and his wife, Staci, likely have some pretty good insight […]

Former UMaine hoop teammates taking new career paths

University of Maine fans can be fiercely loyal. Even after the student-athletes have moved on, members of Black Bear Nation keep tabs on their careers — especially if they involve athletics. There is interesting news this week about two former UMaine women’s basketball standouts, each of whom is taking a different direction in her professional […]