Category Archives: Sports

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 […]

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. […]