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Pressure defense carries Orono girls by Lynx for spot in East Class C final
Feb 21, 2014 • Bangor Daily NewsBANGOR, Maine — The Orono High School girls basketball team has thrived on its swarming full-court pressure defense this season and Friday night was no exception. The Red Riots forced youthful Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln into numerous ... More
'A lot of factors' lead to Herbine stepping down as Bangor High girls ...
Mar 7, 2014 • Bangor Daily NewsThe 35-year-old Herbine, who was a standout player at Bangor High and at the University of Maine, had coached in the Rams program for five seasons, including the last four as the head coach. She did not detail the reasons for her decision, but ... More
Orono, Veazie residents feel more is needed to reduce carcinogens in their water
Feb 12, 2014 • WCSH-TVORONO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --- Dozens of people turned out at Orono High School Tuesday night to air concerns about their drinking water. For years the Orono and Veazie Water District has been criticized for having high levels of a dangerous, cancer ... More
More disciplined Roberts helps spark turnaround by UMaine women's basketball ...
Mar 6, 2014 • Bangor Daily NewsORONO, Maine — All Ashleigh Roberts wanted was the chance to play basketball and make a difference. She received that opportunity at the University of Maine. The 5-foot-9 guard from Wilmington, Del., never could have imagined the struggles she would ... More
Orono-Veazie Water District hosting 'community conversation' about water ...
Feb 6, 2014 • Bangor Daily NewsORONO, Maine — A “community conversation” has been scheduled at the end of Tuesday's Orono-Veazie Water District meeting, which has been moved to the Orono High School cafeteria to accommodate expected crowds. The regular business meeting will ... More
Hampden boys, Bangor girls capture PVC-EMITL championships
Feb 8, 2014 • Bangor Daily NewsORONO, Maine — Aleta Looker and Dan Curts of Ellsworth High School went the distance during Saturday's Penobscot Valley Conference-Eastern Maine Track League Championship. Looker closed out a stellar league career by three-peating in the 800, ... More
Calais girls beat Orono to win second straight EM Class C girls championship
Feb 22, 2014 • Bangor Daily NewsMichael York. Calais girls basketball players Paige Gillespie (44) and Taylorae Carter (34) are all smiles as they enjoy their victory over Orono in the Eastern Maine Class C championship at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Saturday. Buy Photo. More
Mattanawcook Academy girls edge Narraguagus; Orono cruises past Piscataquis
Feb 19, 2014 • Bangor Daily NewsBANGOR, Maine — With a roster dotted with freshmen and sophomores, the Mattanawcook Academy girls basketball team showed maturity beyond their years Wednesday morning. The Lincoln-based Lynx, who came into the season graduating nine seniors, ... More