DEXTER – There aren’t many secrets, if any, when Dexter and Central of Corinth meet on the field hockey field. The regional rivals already had played twice before meeting again in Saturday afternoon’s Eastern Maine Class C semifinal playoff, with Dexter winning both. googletag.cmd.push(function ()… Read More
    NEWPORT – Each season, Nokomis field hockey players focus on a particular move or skill they want to perfect. For Sabrina Vaillancourt, this year’s skill was “the skip.” “It’s kind of natural to me now,” Vaillancourt said. “I just kind of take my stick and… Read More
    WINTHROP – Rachel Trafton and Samantha Blanchard netted a goal apiece as No. 5 Central of Corinth eliminated fourth-ranked Winthrop 2-0 in Eastern Maine Class C quarterfinal field hockey action Tuesday. Logan Wilson and Kayla Grindle tallied assists for the 8-7 Red Devils, while Brittany… Read More
    BANGOR – Brittany Chapman scored the first two goals, and the rest of Bangor’s offense did the rest as the Rams downed rival Brewer 5-2 in field hockey action at Bangor High School Thursday. The Rams, now 4-2, started strong, but went into halftime with… Read More
    ORONO – The University of Maine field hockey team gained valuable momentum against visiting Quinnipiac (Conn.) by erasing its second one-goal deficit on freshman Stephanie Gardiner’s goal with just 1:55 left in the first half. But the momentum swing lasted just 58 seconds into the… Read More
    Skowhegan’s Melissa Hancock and former Belfast standout Staci Smith are among those who will be honored Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Maine Field Hockey Association’s awards banquet. The banquet will be held at the Augusta Civic Center at 1 p.m. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define… Read More
    PORTLAND – The current class of Foxcroft Academy field hockey seniors have only been coached by Gene Philpot for four years. Still, in Philpot’s 30th anniversary year, the Ponies wanted to give her something special. And Tuesday evening’s Class C state championship game was that… Read More
    DOVER-FOXCROFT – The third time was a charm for Foxcroft Academy junior midfielder Taylor Dow. Dow had failed to convert her two previous penalty strokes this season but capitalized with a perfectly-placed stroke with 26 minutes, 19 second remaining in regulation to give the Ponies… Read More
    THORNDIKE – Briana Curry couldn’t have been in a better position to lift the Belfast field hockey team into the Eastern Maine Class B final. Curry’s goal after 60 minutes of regulation, 16 minutes of overtime and almost three full sets of penalty corners was… Read More
    WESTON, Mass. – Britt Oxley had a pair of goals and an assist and Sarah Estes added a pair of goals to lead Thomas College to a 9-0 field hockey victory over Regis College Sunday. Alyssa Audie and Kellie Martel each had a goal and… Read More
    CASTLETON, Vt. – Carolyn Griggs scored the tying and winning goals to lift Castleton State College to a 3-2 overtime win over Husson College of Bangor in a college field hockey game Saturday. Griggs scored the winner off a Meghan Konowich assist at the 73:34… Read More
    DEXTER – The third-seeded Dexter High School Tigers were staring at an early exit from the Eastern Maine Class C field hockey quarterfinals Tuesday. But Jessica Mason saved the day. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var… Read More
    THORNDIKE – The No. 2 Mount View field hockey team needed everything Lyndsey Cronin could give it in Tuesday’s Eastern Maine Class B quarterfinal. Against No. 7 Old Town, that included saving two penalty strokes and stopping a charging Coyotes team that tried to rally… Read More
    BELFAST – Ori Downs provided No. 3 Belfast with the winning edge with 21:24 left in the game when she converted off a penalty corner to lift the Lions to a 2-1 victory over No. 6 Nokomis in an EM Class B field hockey quarterfinal Tuesday. Read More
    STANDISH – India Lowe’s second-half goal led the University of Southern Maine past Saint Joseph’s College 2-1 in college field hockey action Thursday. Alyssa Kraus scored on a penalty corner at 13:52 in the first half for the Huskies of Gorham. Allie Hill had seven… Read More
    BANGOR – Erin Nason scored the game’s only goal 8:36 into the first half as Husson College edged Saint Joseph’s 1-0 in field hockey action Saturday. Kelly Bocchino made six saves on 10 shots for the 6-2 Eagles. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var… Read More
    MILLINOCKET – Adriana Eurich scored three goals to help the Stearns Minutemen gain a 4-4 double-overtime tie with the Old Town Coyotes in high school field hockey action Tuesday. Molly Legassie chipped in with a goal for 7-2-1 Stearns. Katie Mills, Becca Leavitt and Mallory… Read More
    ORONO – The University of Maine’s field hockey team entered Sunday afternoon’s game against Providence College with a four-game winning streak in which they conceded just three goals. But the speedy Friars scored three first-half goals and were able to withstand a late rally to… Read More
    DEXTER – Despite an undefeated record, the Dexter field hockey team has had trouble scoring this season. The Tigers struggled a bit, too, early in Wednesday’s game against Piscataquis of Guilford. But a three-goal outburst in the first half helped Dexter to a 6-3 victory… Read More
    MILLINOCKET – Adriana Eurich scored on a Mikaela Rosebush assist with 3:30 remaining in the game to give No. 1 Stearns a 1-0 win over No. 4 Piscataquis in an Eastern Maine Class C field hockey semifinal Saturday. Deanna Michaud made 27 saves on 29… Read More
    BELFAST – Among the many reasons for the success of the Belfast field hockey team this season, and others, has been the Lions’ ability to control the ball through short passes. Two give-and-go goals finished by Brooke Reed helped to boost No. 1 Belfast to… Read More
    BANGOR – Elisha Dorso scored off a Nicole Chapman assist with 47 seconds left in regulation to lead Husson College to a 2-1 field hockey victory over Castleton State College Sunday. Western New England College beat Husson 4-2 on Saturday. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define… Read More
    WATERVILLE – Chrissy Maloney scored the game-winning goal with 26:35 remaining in regulation to lift Colby College past Husson College of Bangor 2-1 in women’s soccer action Thursday. Jenn Reilly got the only goal of the first half off an assist from Amy Campbell. Jamie… Read More
    Andrea Thebarge received an early birthday present Tuesday. The Skowhegan native, who will turn 29 next week, will succeed Terry Kix as the University of Maine’s field hockey coach on an interim basis. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes… Read More
    AUGUSTA – Every other Sunday in the spring, Kimberly Wood drives her daughter, Belfast High senior Kelsey Jackson, to field hockey club team practices in New Hampshire. The two spend a lot of time together – it’s a five-hour round trip drive. Naturally, they talk… Read More
    ORONO – First-half goals by Amy Seaman, Lincolnville’s Sarah Shute and Lauren Alfaro staked the Terriers to a 3-0 lead and they earned the right to host the America East championships next weekend by upending the University of Maine’s Black Bears 3-1 at Alfond Stadium Sunday. Read More
    The University of Maine’s field hockey team has already earned a share of the America East regular season championship. But in order to host the four-team tournament, the Bears will have to beat Boston University on Sunday at noon at Alfond Stadium. googletag.cmd.push(function () {… Read More
    GUILFORD – Roy Burdin headed in the winning goal with 2:27 left in regulation to lift Piscataquis Community High to a 3-2 Eastern Maine Class C boys soccer prelim win over No. 9 Washington Academy of East Machias on Wednesday. The No. 8 Pirates scored… Read More
    DYER BROOK – Steven Deveau had one goal and two assists as the 11th-ranked Schenck Wolverines upset No. 6 Southern Aroostook Community High 4-2 in an Eastern Maine Class D boys soccer prelim Wednesday. Kerry Thompson, Tyrell Davis and Trevor Violette notched a goal apiece… Read More
    MACHIAS – Mike Little swooped on a loose ball during a goalmouth scramble and drilled it home from 10 yards out to break a scoreless deadlock with 10:19 left and lead third-seeded Machias to a 2-0 Eastern Maine Class D boys soccer preliminary victory over No. 14 Shead… Read More
    ROCKLAND – Caitlin Hynes scored what proved to be the game-winning goal with 13:07 left in the game to lead No. 8 Rockland to a 2-1 preliminary victory over No. 9 Nokomis and a berth in the Eastern Maine Class B quarterfinal round. Ashley Kenney… Read More
    HIGH SCHOOL Final official standings for field hockey as reported by the Maine Principals’ Association. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var has_banner = false; for (var i = 0; i < slot_sizes.length; i++) { if (isMobileDevice())… Read More
    EAST MACHIAS – Zac McNally’s first-half goal, coming off an assist by Jacob Stevens, lifted the Machias Bulldogs to a 2-0 schoolboy soccer win over the Washington Academy Raiders of East Machias Wednesday. Mike Little scored an unassisted second-half goal for Machias. Garrett Getchell racked… Read More
    HAMPDEN – Nori Francis-Mezger scored a goal and assisted on another to lead the Hampden Academy Broncos to a 4-1 schoolgirl soccer victory over the Skowhegan Indians Monday. Annaliese Lafayette, Lauren Maltz, and Hannah Growe each scored a goal for 10-2-1 Hampden. Mikki Libbey and… Read More
    ORONO – Mardy Simon had 10 carries for 167 yards and scored two touchdowns to propel the Orono Red Riots to a 34-6 schoolboy football victory over Stearns on Friday night. Jared Bussell threw a 49-yard pass to Travis Bryant for a touchdown and also… Read More
    CORINTH – Less than 24 hours after scoring five goals and shutting out Stearns, the Central High field hockey team picked up another win over the Minutemen. This time, however, it wasn’t as easy for the Red Devils. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var… Read More
    EAST MACHIAS – Julian Washington scored on a 25-yard rocket with seven minutes left in the game to break the scoreless tie to lift the Washington Academy Raiders to a 1-0 schoolboy soccer win over the Woodland Dragons Wednesday. Josiah Jackson made 20 saves on… Read More
    BELFAST – Jillian Ross scored 9:06 into the first half to lead the undefeated Belfast Lions to a 1-0 high school field hockey win over the Waterville Purple Panthers Monday. The goal was set up by Kelsey Jackson, who passed the ball from the top… Read More
    ELLSWORTH – Emily Miller scored with 5:45 left in regulation off a pass from Maggie Harding to lift the Ellsworth Eagles to a 1-0 win over the Bucksport Golden Bucks in schoolgirl soccer action Monday. Catie Cravens stopped all five shots for 8-2-1 Ellsworth. googletag.cmd.push(function… Read More
    CORINTH – Hilary Haney scored three goals and Beth Dauphinee dished out three assists to lead the Central Red Devils to a 4-0 win over the Piscataquis Community High Pirates in a high school field hockey matchup Monday. Traci Underhill added a goal and Courtney… Read More
    ORONO – Kasey Spencer scored two goals and assisted on the other to lead the Maine Black Bears to a 3-2 field hockey victory over the Albany Great Danes Sunday. Shaunessy Saucier scored at 52:12 to give the 4-7 Black Bears the 3-1 lead. Rebecca… Read More
    VINALHAVEN – Jonah Lizotte scored three goals and Richie Chilson had one as the Greenville Lakers downed Vinalhaven 4-1 in schoolboy soccer action Friday. Kyle Whitman had two assists for 7-0 Greenville, and Brandon Lavigne made four saves on 11 shots. googletag.cmd.push(function () { //… Read More
    EAST MILLINOCKET – Andy Zimmerman scored unassisted with three minutes left in the second overtime to lift the Piscataquis Community Pirates of Guilford to a 3-2 double-overtime win over the Schenck Wolverines in high school boys soccer action Wednesday. Jared Robinson and Mike Wharff added… Read More
    CAMDEN – Erika Jellison knocked a loose ball in that Panthers’ goalie Alison Cornforth failed to come up with during a scramble in front with 3:21 remaining in the second half to lift the Camden Hills Windjammers to a 2-1 win over the Medomak Valley Panthers in a… Read More
    CORINTH – Danny Kane tallied three goals to spark the Central Red Devils to a 4-0 shutout win over the Penobscot Valley Howlers in a high school boys soccer game Monday. Joe Faggiole added a goal for 5-3 Central. Scott Kelley had two assists and… Read More
    WATERVILLE – Natalie Patenaude scored off a scramble in front of the net in the second half to give Thomas College a 1-0 field hockey victory over Lasell. Sunday. The Terriers shut out Wheelock 4-0 on Saturday. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes… Read More
    BANGOR – Scrappy play keyed the John Bapst field hockey team Monday evening. The Crusaders scored two first-half goals 1 minute, 13 seconds apart – both off scrambles and defensive misplays in front of the goal – for a 3-0 victory over Bangor at the… Read More
    MILLINOCKET – After graduating 12 seniors from last year’s Eastern Maine Class C championship team, Stearns field hockey coach Lori Lincoln did something she hadn’t done before in her seven years coaching in the program here. She decided to put four freshmen on the varsity… Read More
    BUCKSPORT – Danny Moran’s unassisted goal off a direct kick 16 yards in front of the goal into the upper right corner of the net with 5:32 to play gave George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill a 2-1 schoolboy soccer win over Bucksport Wednesday. For… Read More
    GUILFORD – Jessica Crouse scored the second of her two goals with 1:30 left in the first overtime, off a pass from Jade Morrill to give the Piscataquis Community High Pirates a 2-1 overtime win over the Penquis Valley Patriots in schoolgirl soccer action Wednesday. Read More
    PITTSFIELD – Kevin Price scored an unassisted goal two minutes into the second overtime to lead the Mount View Mustangs to a 3-2 schoolboy soccer victory over the Maine Central Institute Huskies Monday. Alex Pierel and John Wentworth both scored a goal for 2-2 Mount… Read More
    BREWER – Second-half goals by Sarah Risser and Katie Quimby rallied the Brewer Witches to a 2-1 schoolgirl soccer victory over the Mt. Blue Cougars Friday. Risser scored on an Elizabeth Cote assist 58 seconds into the second half to forge a 1-1 tie. Quimby… Read More
    EAST MACHIAS – The Washington Academy Raiders scored three second-half goals to break a 1-1 halftime tie and roll to a 4-1 schoolboy soccer victory over Jonesport-Beals Friday. Ian Lookabaugh tied the game in the first half and Todd Jun scored off a Trevor Jessiman… Read More
    HAMPDEN – The Hampden Academy field hockey team continued its offensive tear Wednesday night. The Broncos also showed off their scoring depth and ability to make things happen on penalty corners, as three different players scored for Hampden in a 3-0 win over Orono at… Read More
    ORONO – Rachel Trafton scored three goals to lead the Central Red Devils by the Orono Red Riots 4-1 in high school field hockey action Monday. Hillary Haney added a goal and an assist for 1-1 Central. Traci Underhill and Caitlin Elliott both had an… Read More
    MILLINOCKET – Deanna Michaud made four saves to help give the Stearns Minutemen a 3-0 high school field hockey win over the Bangor Rams Saturday. Amy Collinsworth, Hannah Somers and Jamie Johnson each scored a goal for 1-0 Stearns. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot… Read More
    BUCKSPORT – Emily Lyons and Emily Miller each scored second-half goals to lift the Ellsworth Eagles to a 2-1 season-opening girls soccer win over Bucksport Friday. Catie Cravens had four saves on six shots for Ellsworth. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes =… Read More
    FOXCROFT – Molly Cyr scored two goals to lead the Foxcroft Academy Ponies to a 2-1 high school field hockey victory over the Nokomis Warriors Friday in the mutual opener. Morgan Rice made 11 saves on 13 shots for 1-0 Foxcroft Academy. googletag.cmd.push(function () {… Read More
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Kasey Spencer scored in the first half and Katy LePage in the second to lead the Maine Black Bears to a 2-1 field hockey victory over Fairfield Tuesday. Rebecca Giroux had five saves on nine shots for 2-1 Maine. googletag.cmd.push(function () {… Read More
    Katy LePage of Skowhegan made her collegiate debut with two goals and Old Town’s Shaunessy Saucier chipped in with three assists as the University of Maine field hockey team earned a 5-2 victory over Sacred Heart Saturday, but the Black Bears fell to Connecticut 7-0 in Sunday’s game… Read More
    VAN BUREN – Nicole Chasse scored a first-half goal to lead the Fort Kent Warriors to a 2-0 high school girls soccer victory over the Van Buren Crusaders Wednesday night. Lindsey Cyr added a goal in the second half for 2-1 Fort Kent. April Cyr… Read More
    DYER BROOK – Karin Bird scored three goals and Dana Houghton added two to lead the Lee Academy Pandas to a 9-0 schoolgirl soccer victory over the Southern Aroostook Warriors Wednesday. Aarika Ritchie and Amanda Gifford each added a goal and an assist for the… Read More
    PORTLAND – Lizzy Anderson may only be a sophomore, but she played like a seasoned veteran Saturday afternoon. The Belfast High School goalie made three superb saves among her four, including one with only five seconds remaining, to backstop the Lions to their first state… Read More
    BELFAST – The celebration was muted, but it wasn’t because the No. 1 Belfast field hockey team was expecting to beat No. 5 John Bapst of Bangor in Saturday’s Eastern Maine Class B semifinal. “We’re not going to get too excited,” Belfast coach Allen Holmes… Read More
    DEXTER – The four-time defending state Class C champion Dexter High field hockey team had its hands full with a resurgent Central High team during their Eastern Maine Class C quarterfinal Wednesday. But the third-seeded Tigers overcame a 1-0 deficit to beat the sixth-seeded Red… Read More
    LINCOLN – Jamie Johnson scored the game-winning goal with less than a minute remaining in the second overtime period to lift the Stearns field hockey team to a 2-1 win over Mattanawcook in high school action Wednesday. Johnson also scored midway through the second half… Read More
    MACHIAS – Marcus Frutchey saved all six shots he faced to notch his 10th shutout of the season and lead the unbeaten Machias boys soccer team to a 2-0 victory over rival Washington Academy of East Machias Wednesday in high school action. Chase Ross and… Read More
    CARIBOU – Katie Delong scored a goal and assisted another to help lead Presque Isle to a 4-0 win over rival Caribou and an undefeated regular season. Jessica Currier, Angela Norsworthy, and Kylan Smith each added a goal for 14-0 Presque Isle. Molly Hamel made… Read More