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    January 10, 2010

    Camden Hills falls short against region’s best squad

    The Camden Hills ice hockey squad, in its never-ending quest to secure the program's first postseason berth, faced another stiff test Saturday night and, when the exam's time was up, the Windjammers had scored well, but were unable to achieve the grade they had hoped for. The Windjammers realize to be considered among the best — and a potential playoff contender — they have to consistently compete against and ...

  • Published
    January 9, 2010

    Division II small school play underway

    Basketball action in the Busline League Division I Small School Division kicked off earlier this week and thus far it has been a successful start for the St. George boys and girls. The Dragon girls are out to a 2-0 start with wins over Woolwich and Bristol, while the Dragon boys are 1-1, including a victory over Bristol to start the campaign. The Division II Small School Division wrapped up prior to the ...

  • Published
    January 9, 2010

    After staving off comeback, Greyhounds bite Bucs for one-point win

    As losses go, this one hurt for the young Georges Valley girls basketball team — mostly because the Buccaneers had worked so hard to give themselves a chance to win. The host Bucs (3-6) lost to Lisbon of Lisbon Falls 52-51 Thursday night despite shooting 75 percent from the foul line and an eye-opening 50 percent from behind the 3-point arc. What hurt the Bucs were 30 turnovers, which allowed Lisbon to stave ...

  • Published
    January 8, 2010

    Windjammers conquer Black Raiders in Thursday twinbill

    The Winslow girls and boys high school basketball squads came to Camden Hills Thursday night expecting sturdy fights from the host Windjammers and, when all was said and done, they got two for sure. Perhaps more than they bargained for. The Windjammers put on a standout doubleheader show as the unbeaten Camden Hills boys notched another easy victory and the Camden Hills girls collected a bundle of Heal Points ...

  • Published
    January 8, 2010

    Black Bears cage Tigers in back-to-back games

    The night began with promise for both the Rockland girls and boys basketball teams Thursday as the Tigers hosted visiting Maranacook of Readfield in a doubleheader. The Rockland girls hoped to secure their first win of the season over a Black Bear team that had not yet tasted victory on the road, while the Rockland boys looked to see where they stand against another likely playoff team from Western Class ...

  • Published
    January 8, 2010

    Doubleheader sweep: Medomak Valley too talented for Purple Panthers

    While the outcomes of Thursday night's Medomak Valley and Waterville high school basketball games were similar, even in the final scores, the significance of each decision to the Panthers could not have been more different. Both Panther squads notched strong victories in Thursday's home doubleheader, with the boys winning 55-31 and the girls prevailing 51-35. However, for the Medomak Valley girls on this ...

  • Published
    January 7, 2010

    Bucs keep working to stop Lisbon, notch fourth win

    The Georges Valley boys basketball team has been fighting tooth and nail all season to remain in the Western Class C playoff picture and another hard-nosed, 32-minute effort Wednesday night against Lisbon helped the Buccaneers' postseason quest stay in focus. With a solid all-around performance, the Buccaneers (4-5) kept the Greyhounds of Lisbon Falls at arm's length for most of the night, which resulted in a ...

  • Published
    January 7, 2010

    Camden Hills, Hampden Academy enjoy late afternoon snow trek

    In the end, it did not matter who won and lost Wednesday afternoon's high school cross-country ski meet at Camden Hills, just that the young student-athletes spent time outdoors enjoying a crisp winter afternoon. That is what host Camden Hills and visiting Hampden Academy Nordic squads did as the Windjammers hosted a dual-meet with the Broncos. The teams split two races, with the Hampden Academy boys winning ...

  • Published
    January 7, 2010

    Regular-season action finishes with flurry of Wednesday games

    The regular seasons for the Busline League Large School Division boys and girls basketball teams have come to a close, with the playoffs set to begin next week. The final Busline League Large School Division regular-season standings are: Seventh-grade girls — Boothbay Elementary School, 8-0; Rockland District Middle School, 5-3; Medomak Middle School, 4-4; Camden-Rockport Middle School, 3-5; and Troy Howard ...

  • Published
    January 6, 2010

    Camden Hills, Medomak Valley, Rockland net key midseason wins

    It was a successful night for the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B division Tuesday as far as Knox and Lincoln county teams were concerned, as Medomak Valley, Camden Hills and Rockland each earned themselves another notch in the win column. The three Midcoast squads are currently among the top teams in Eastern Class B, with the Windjammers first, Panthers third and Tigers fifth. Medomak Valley 55, ...


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