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    April 25, 2011

    As always, talented Windjammers have lofty expectations

    Led by coach Karen Brace, in her seventh season, the formidable Camden Hills Regional High School girls tennis team looks to make waves again this spring. Last year, the Windjammers were unbeaten in 15 matches until they ran into Caribou, the only other undefeated team in Eastern Class B, in the regional championship. So this year’s talented Windjammer squad is ready to take the next step and coach Brace hopes …

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    April 25, 2011

    Rockland youngsters set to play on own ‘Field of Dreams’

    In one of Hollywood’s most famous baseball-themed movies, a voice states, “If you built it, they wlll come.” For Rockland Little League softball players, that statement will ring true Saturday, April 30 when their own “Field of Dreams” officially opens. After waiting six years, young Midcoast athletes finally will have their own new field and, on Saturday, a ceremony will be held to open and dedicate the George …

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    April 25, 2011

    Young Bucs continue under veteran coach Philbrook’s leadership

    Last year was a rough one for the Georges Valley High School girls tennis program. After a full slate of matches, the Buccaneers were unable to notch a win. This year, coach Maynard “Bud” Philbrook hopes his 13th season guiding a Buc tennis squad will be more positive. “I think I’ve got a pretty good team,” he said. “I’m just hoping that, through steady play and competition, when it gets midseason that they are …

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    April 21, 2011

    Tiger jayvees outscore foes in six-victory campaign

    After only two wins a season ago, the Rockland District High School girls junior varsity basketball squad came out this winter ready to improve. The Tigers did just that as they ended with a 6-7 record and outscored opponents 557-485. “Last year we won only two games, so these young Tigers have improved tremendously to become competitive in every game,” said second-year coach Christine Clayton. The team …

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    April 20, 2011

    Despite few wins, Panther freshmen learn during winter campaign

    Even though the Medomak Valley High School boys freshmen basketball team had a rough season, win wise, the Panthers saw a silver lining inside their cloud. The squad finished with a 1-13 record, but the student-athletes played hard each game and improved throughout the winter. “Although we only had one win this season I feel the team had a successful year,” said fourth-year coach Ryan McNelly. “Kids stepped …

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    April 20, 2011

    Rockland freshmen work hard for four-win campaign

    After losing a number of key players at the start of the season, the Rockland District High School boys freshmen basketball team knew it potentially had a rocky road ahead. However, thanks to hard work and dedication to the program, the student-athletes played solidly and turned the winter into a successful story. After losing about five players early on for a variety of reasons, “it was unclear where the team …

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    April 8, 2011

    Panther junior varsity learns about life on, off court

    After defeating its local rivals in all meetings this winter, the Medomak Valley High School jayvee girls basketball team ended the season with a 12-4 record. According to veteran Panther coach Larry Jensen, the Waldoboro-based squad left the court with not only basketball experience but life skills. “I hope that they have learned some life lessons along the way, to respect people, the value of discipline, and …

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    April 8, 2011

    Camden Hills freshmen court 14-1 campaign

    An energetic group of Camden Hills Regional High School freshmen boys raced onto the courts early in the winter ready to play topnotch basketball. By the end of the season, not only did the Windjammers learn the skills necessary to move to the next level in their development, but finished with a stellar 14-1 record. “I enjoyed the kids and it went well, it was a fun year,” said veteran Windjammer coach Tom …

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    April 8, 2011

    Windjammer jayvees grow during nine-win season

    From the start of the 2010-11 season, the Camden Hills Regional High School girls junior varsity basketball team had a few obstacles to overcome. Plagued by fewer eligible players, the Windjammers had to nab five of their 10 student-athletes from the varsity squad. Even so, the team came out of the campaign with a 9-6 record and, hopefully, a stronger bond. The team, led by veteran coach Doreen Robbins, …

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    April 7, 2011

    Camden Hills jayvees cap sensational unbeaten campaign

    There is no question the Camden Hills Regional High School boys basketball program is strong. This winter, the talented Windjammer varsity rode a wave of victories to become the unbeaten state Class B champions. However, a successful varsity program cannot make something out of nothing. So, not to be left out of the spotlight were the Windjammer jayvees, who finished the regular season 17-0 to carry on the …

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