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 — 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 […]