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    January 5, 2010

    Tigers earn sixth win after pulling away from Warriors

    With Rockland and Nokomis tied 49-49 with four minutes left in regulation, it looked as if the host Tigers might let Monday's night's boys basketball makeup game with the Warriors slip away. However, the Tigers refocused and after a few timely fastbreak hoops and a handful of free throws down the stretch, the hosts secured their sixth win of the season with a 66-54 decision. The game originally was scheduled ...

  • Published
    January 4, 2010

    Plenty of celebrating for Midcoast athletes in 2009

    From state championships to individual accomplishments and everything in between, 2009 was certainly a year to remember for many athletes and teams throughout Knox County and part of Lincoln County. The following is a monthly recap of some of the more memorable sporting events throughout the past calendar year: January Camden Hills' Jack Simpkins earned the 100th victory of his wrestling career at the ...

  • Published
    January 4, 2010

    Boothbay Yacht, Mid-Knight Auto tops on church court

    Four weeks into regular-season play of the Waldoboro First Baptist Church Men's Basketball League, Boothbay Yacht and Mid-Knight Auto remain unbeaten and are trailed closely by Miles Memorial and Wiscasset in the standings. Results from recent games include: On Dec. 28, Mid-Knight Auto beat Roadhouse 71-52, Stonescape topped Waldoboro First Baptist 71-55 and Boothbay Yacht sailed past Midcoast Masonary ...

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    January 4, 2010

    Memories from a Game Warden’s Diary: Moody Mountain Manhunt – part 1

    Several articles have been written recently about Maine State Police troopers and their K9s. These dedicated officers and their trained police dogs are invaluable to the law enforcement profession and deserve far more credit than what they get.I'll relate one of the more hair-raising experiences I shared with Troopers Dennis Hayden and Dennis McLellan and their K9s, Skipper and Ben, when I joined them Aug. 1, ...

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    January 4, 2010

    Eagle coach Aldrich makes difference on island

    Coaching at a small school is never easy. In a community that may have a few hundred people and less than 50 students in the school, it means the pickings can be slim for athletics whether it is soccer in the fall, baseball in the spring or basketball in the winter. Such is the case for Islesboro Central School girls basketball coach Will Aldrich. The 63-year old coach is in his third year of coaching the ...

  • Published
    January 3, 2010

    Panthers find success on mats, second in Christmas tourney

    Despite being relatively young, with a sprinkling of experienced mat veterans, the Medomak Valley wrestling team still has experienced success this season, most recently at the Dec. 28 Penobscot Valley Christmast Tournament. At Howland, Medomak Valley grapplers, along with independents from Georges Valley, competed among 14 squads. When all was said and done, the Panthers finished second with an all-around ...

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    January 1, 2010

    St. George, Thomaston, Vinalhaven, Cushing Jan. 2 games cancelled

    Due to the expected inclement weather, the St. George, Thomaston, Vinalhaven and Cushing recreation department's boys and girls fifth- and sixth-grade basketball games scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 2 have been cancelled, said Wayne Judkins, St. George parks and recreation director.

  • Published
    December 31, 2009

    Camden Hills squads split court affairs with Leavitt

    While the Camden Hills boys basketball squad has experienced an incredible run in 2009, going the entire calendar year without tasting defeat, the Windjammer girls have shown drastic improvement, but ran into a talented opponent Wednesday night. For the Camden Hills boys, the first win of 2009 came Jan. 2, with last year's state champions posting a 77-44 victory over Winslow. The final win of 2009 came Wednesday...

  • Published
    December 31, 2009

    Tiger, Panther athletes nail down top spots in KVAC meet

    Rockland and Medomak Valley student-athletes each brought home three first places in Wednesday's Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference indoor track meet at Bowdoin College. Athletes from Camden Hills also competed in the eight-team meet. The girls team scores were: Mount Ararat of Topsham 158.333, Winslow 105.333, Edward Little of Auburn 101.333, Cony of Augusta 55, Rockland 48, Medomak Valley 35 and Maranacook ...

  • Published
    December 31, 2009

    Windjammers third at tough, talent-laden Noble Invitational

    The Noble Invitational is one of the most challenging and talent-laden high school wrestling tournaments held each year in the Pine Tree State, as it typically attracts more than 30 teams from the tri-state area not only looking to showcase their talents at the midway point of the mat season, but to distinguish themselves as the squads to beat in their respective classes and states. As usual, Camden Hills made ...

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