Unified tournament resumes after snow-related delay

The state’s unified basketball tournament is set to resume Thursday with four regional semifinals around the state after those games were postponed for two days due to the recent snowstorm. North semifinals will match No. 5 Foxcroft Academy (5-4) at No. 1 Hampden-Bangor (7-1) and No. Carrabec-Madison (7-1) at No. 2 Bucksport (7-1). In the […]

Dirigo, Gorham students receive Spirit of the Game awards

Katelyn Carlow of Dirigo High School in Dixfield and Evan Morrell of Gorham High School have been honored with the 2018 Maine McDonald’s Spirit of the Game Award announced recently at the Maine McDonald’s High School Senior All-Star Basketball awards banquet in Bangor. Since 2009, the annual Maine McDonald’s Spirit of the Game Award has […]

Beckwith, Staples honored by Maine Association of Basketball Coaches

Two former varsity basketball coaches, Brenda Beckwith and Beth Staples, were the recipients of two top Maine Association of Basketball Coaches awards during the recent Maine McDonald’s basketball banquet at Husson University in Bangor. Beckwith was presented the MABC’s Bob Brown Contributor Award while Staples received the MABC Media Award. Beckwith, a Benton native, graduated […]

Old Town’s Archer, Monmouth’s Butterfield win state free-throw contest

Colby Archer of Old Town High School and Kaeti Butterfield of Monmouth Academy were crowned champions Saturday of the annual state free-throw shooting contest conducted by the Maine Association of Basketball Coaches in conjunction with the Maine McDonald’s Senior All-Star Games at Husson University in Bangor. Archer, the boys North region champion, and South region […]

KVAC senior all-stars to square off Tuesday at Colby College

The annual Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference boys basketball all-star game will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Colby College in Waterville. All participants were named to the All-KVAC first or second team, honorable mention, all-defensive team or were otherwise selected by KVAC coaches. Members of the KVAC North team, to be coached by T.J. […]

PVC all-star games rescheduled for Tuesday

The Penobscot Valley Conference C-D all-star basketball games originally scheduled for Wednesday at Penobscot Valley High School in Howland have been moved up a night to Tuesday because of the snowstorm being predicted to hit Maine on Wednesday and Thursday. The girls all-star game will start at 5 p.m. Tuesday with the boys game to […]

Schildroth, Bouchard highlight PVC all-star game rosters; Big East stars battle Saturday

Mr. Basketball finalist Taylor Schildroth of George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill and Miss Basketball finalist Kolleen Bouchard of Houlton will be among the participants in the annual Penobscot Valley Conference Classes C-D senior all-star basketball games to be played next Wednesday in Sereyko Gymnasium at Penobscot Valley High School in Howland. The girls game […]