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Loss to UMFK shocks UMaine men’s basketball fans

I am among those who have questioned the University of Maine men’s basketball team in terms of its exhibition schedule. The Black Bears have for several years played the likes of Husson University, the University of Maine-Machias, UMaine-Fort Kent, the University of Southern Maine and Fisher College. The easy answer is, out-of-state teams don’t want […]

UMaine quarterback clings to starting job despite inconsistent play

ORONO, Maine — For my money, Dan Collins was one snap from losing his job as the University of Maine’s starting quarterback on Saturday afternoon. Coach Joe Harasymiak denied that assertion after the Black Bears’ resilient 35-31 victory over Bryant at Alfond Stadium, but Collins continues to tiptoe a fine line between being an adequate quarterback and failing […]

Maine team shows resilience, grit in Senior League World Series

BANGOR, Maine — Unforgettable. That’s the only way to explain Tuesday night’s Senior League World Series game between Maine District 3 champion Bronco-Hermon and U.S. West representative Wailuki, Hawaii. It was an electric atmosphere under the lights at Mansfield Stadium, which again was overflowing with baseball fans with the local boys in action. It is […]