Monthly Archives: December 2016

Medomak Valley working its way back to the top

Somewhat removed from the I-95 corridor, the Medomak Valley Panthers have been one of eastern and northern Maine’s most consistently competitive boys basketball teams of recent vintage. Just in the last four years, the Waldoboro-based team has won two Eastern Maine Class B championships (2013 and 2015) under the state’s former four-class system and advanced […]

Dauk joins GSA’s 1,000-point club

Coming into this season, basketball prognosticators around the state expected the defending Class C state champion George Stevens Academy boys basketball team to be among the heavyweights again this winter. But three games into the season, the Blue Hill school’s girls squad is piecing together its own fine start to the season, having won its […]

Slayton’s return to boost state champion GSA

The George Stevens Academy boys basketball team has relied on a veteran starting lineup and a youthful bench to get off to a 3-0 start this season. Juniors Taylor Schildroth, Max Mattson and Stefan Simmons and senior Jarrod Chase all played key roles as the Blue Hill-based Eagles won the 2016 Class C state championship […]

Oceanside, Medomak Valley await Midcoast showdown

A  Midcoast showdown for early season bragging rights in Class A North highlights the weekend’s boys basketball schedule, weather permitting, with Oceanside of Rockland-Thomaston at Medomak Valley of Waldoboro at 5 p.m. Saturday in a rematch of the 2016 regional final. Oceanside won that most recent clash 59-45 at the Augusta Civic Center to earn […]

Will youth be served for Hermon boys?

The chronological side of the Hermon High School boys basketball roster suggests a team maybe a year away from championship contention. The squad boasts just one senior, and the Hawks’ starting lineup includes two sophomores and a freshman. But don’t let that fool you, because early indications — particularly Wednesday night’s 70-65 victory over Orono […]