Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Week 8 high school football predictions

Each week during the high school football season we will be predicting the winners in ten of the best games that are scheduled around Eastern Maine.

As a group, the panel went 10-0 last week and is 55-15 through seven weeks. Aaron Howard, Skip Hawkes, Jessica Gagne,

Howard and Toby Nelson each are 55-15 through week seven. Hawkes, Robert Beatham, and Lance Lajoie are 54-16.

This week, a class B clash between Messalonskee and Lawrence will be the highlight game. Brewer and Skowhegan are battling for the final playoff spot in class B. The Witches will host Hampden Academy, the Indians will play at Mt. Blue.

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Forecast forces MPA to change field hockey tournament schedule

On Monday morning, the Maine Principals’ Association announced changes to the high school field hockey tournament schedule due to the rain that is in the forecast around the state this week.

All quarterfinal games were originally scheduled to be played on Tuesday and Wednesday. Rain is expected to start late Tuesday and last into the day on Friday.

Due to a shortage of eligible tournament officials, the games scheduled for Wednesday, October 22nd are not going to be allowed to be rescheduled for Tuesday, October 21st.

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Black Bears hockey drop to 0-4 with loss to Union

The Union College men's hockey team has started the 2014/2015 season as strong as they ended last season.

Daniel Ciampini scored two goals and Mike Vecchione recorded three assists to lead the Dutchmen to a 5-2 victory over the University of Maine Black Bears on Saturday evening at Alfond Arena.

Ciampini helped Union start quickly when he scored just 51 seconds into the contest. Jeff Taylor and Spencer Foo each got an assist on the early goal.

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Houlton's first varsity football game- at Orono- 9/5/14

Houlton's first varsity football game- at Orono- 9/5/14