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    January 29, 2010

    Despite tough loss to Jay, Bucs hopeful as playoffs loom

    With the Western Class C playoffs fast approaching, the Georges Valley girls basketball team hopes it can find a way to sneak into the postseason. The Buccaneers (7-9, 26.0802 Heal Points) currently are 10th in the Western Class C playoff hunt, with Madison (12-4, 82.7160 points) sitting atop the 18-team region. The top nine teams qualify for postseason play. After dropping a tough 37-35 decision at Jay ...

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    January 29, 2010

    Division II small school playoffs begin next week

    The Busline League Division II Small School Division regular season has wound to a close, with the playoffs set to kick off next week. The first round of the playoffs will begin Tuesday, Feb. 2 and the second round will be played Thursday, Feb. 4 at the sites of the higher-seeded squads. The Busline League finals will be Saturday, Feb. 6 at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle. The boys final will start at 2 p.m., ...

  • Published
    January 28, 2010

    Midcoast Warriors Basketball Club tryouts Feb. 9

    The Midcoast Warriors Basketball Club will hold tryouts for open spots on their 13-and-under girls basketball team for seventh and eighth graders, as well as to gauge the interest for the formation of a 12U squad for sixth and seventh graders. Tryouts for both teams will be Tuesday, Feb. 9 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Rockland District Middle School gymnasium. Both teams will play from the middle of February ...

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    January 28, 2010

    Former Midcoast high school athletes excel on St. Joseph’s sports stage

    Playing high school basketball less than five miles away from one another, a pair of former high school standouts from the Midcoast are now playing on in the collegiate ranks and are contributing mightily for their new school. Ashley Geel, a 2008 graduate of Georges Valley High School, and Allie Parent, a 2007 graduate of Camden Hills Regional High School, are now playing side-by-side as members of the Saint ...

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    January 28, 2010

    Vikings ground Hawks in first of two upcoming island court meetings

    The first of two island showdowns in the coming week between the North Haven and Vinalhaven basketball teams tipped off Wednesday night as the Vikings hosted the Hawks in a doubleheader on Vinalhaven. The Vikings swept the Hawks off the court in both games, with the Viking boys prevailing 63-13 and the Viking girls upending the visitors 63-30. The two teams will face off again Wednesday, Feb. 3 on North Haven ...

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    January 28, 2010

    Goal-happy Windjammers have nose for net in fifth straight win

    Perhaps the time has come for Boston Bruins' general manager Peter Chiarelli to give Camden Hills ice hockey coach Karl Enroth a call to see if the Windjammers can help the B's remedy their seemingly season-long woeful scoring performance. Perhaps Enroth has a few suggestions for Ghiarelli because it has become clear that one of the Windjammers' strengths this winter is finding a way to put the puck in the net. ...

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    January 28, 2010

    Fun, fast celebration planned for 20th year

    In early February, competitors on wooden toboggans will be dropped onto an icy, 400-foot chute on Ragged Mountain and reach speeds of more than 40 mph before being spilled onto frozen Hosmer Pond. In the coming weeks — for the 20th straight winter — that will be the scenario for one weekend at the Camden Snow Bowl. Hundreds of teams — many dressed in elaborate, unique and often hilarious costumes — will create ...

  • Published
    January 27, 2010

    Snowman TrYathlon changes to Penobscot Bay YMCA’s rally for Haiti

    What was originally set to be the Penobscot Bay YMCA's first indoor-outdoor triathlon to help people get moving in the cold Maine winter months has now become a reach out event in an effort to raise money for Haiti. The Snowman TrYathlon, the original event, was set to take off on Saturday, Feb. 6 at the YMCA's Union Street location in Rockport. The event was to consist of an indoor swim, 30-minute stationary ...

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    January 27, 2010

    Bucs knock off Seahawks for Heal Point-worthy victory

    Georges Valley boys basketball coach Scott Johnson has been preaching the importance of making the most of their free-throw shooting opportunities to his Buccaneers all season. Tuesday night at Thomaston against Heal Point-worthy Boothbay Region, it appears the Bucs have seen the light. Hovering around .500 for most of the season, Georges Valley was badly in need of a win Tuesday night to help the hosts get ...

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    January 27, 2010

    Windjammers leave Lions in their wake

    Both Camden Hills basketball teams fared well against Belfast Tuesday night, with the surging Windjammer girls winning on the road and the Windjammer boys victorious at home. The Windjammer girls beat host Belfast 54-36 for their eighth straight win, while the Windjammer boys, who saw their 36-game winning streak snapped by Mount View of Thorndike Jan. 22, started a new streak with a 95-31 victory over the ...

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