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Washburn, Calais, MDI girls basketball teams relish titles but face challenges ...
Mar 4, 2014 • Bangor Daily NewsCalais High School's Madison McVicar (left) presses for a loose ball against Carrabec High School's Hannah Atwood (center) during the girls Class C state championship basketball game Saturday night in the Augusta Civic Center. The MDI girls basketball ... More
Calais girls beat Orono to win second straight EM Class C girls championship
Feb 22, 2014 • Bangor Daily NewsBANGOR, Maine — Calais High School needed barely 3½ minutes Saturday night to establish considerable confidence and a sizable lead. The top-seeded Blue Devils shut out No. 2 Orono for nearly four minutes to open the game and scored 13 unanswered ... More
Game-changers have led teams to berths in girls basketball state finals
Feb 27, 2014 • Bangor Daily NewsMount Desert Island senior forward Hannah Shaw, Washburn High School junior guard Mackenzie Worcester, Calais High School junior guard Maddy McVicar and Oxford Hills High School of South Paris senior forward Mikayla Morin are game-changers. Not only ... More
MDI's Shaw, Calais' McVicar, Van Buren's Rossignol, Oxford Hills' Morin named ...
Feb 24, 2014 • Bangor Daily NewsThe 5-foot-10 senior forward Hannah Shaw, who orchestrated Mount Desert Island's 63-51 victory over Presque Isle in the Eastern Maine Class B final, has been chosen the recipient of the Bangor Daily News' Owen Osborne Award, given to the players ... More
Calais girls, Stearns boys capture PVC basketball titles
Feb 10, 2014 • Bangor Daily NewsHOWLAND, Maine — The Calais Blue Devils used a balanced scoring attack to beat the Orono Red Riots 46-36 to capture the Penobscot Valley Conference Class C girls basketball title Monday night at Penobscot Valley High School. Madison McVicar and ... More
Players, coaches like Cross Insurance Center, but Bangor Auditorium will ...
Feb 21, 2014 • Bangor Daily NewsCalais High School junior guard Kyle Johnson said it doesn't seem as loud to him, “but I like it a little better. I like shooting here better.” Lee Academy senior guard Devin Peters prefers the Cross Center court and noted that because it isn't as loud ... More
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 turnovers ... More
Defending 'A' boys champion Hampden boasts Augusta win streak
Feb 13, 2014 • Bangor Daily NewsBut after that, in trying to guess who Hampden would likely play in an Eastern Maine final I think you can almost throw a dart at the board because with the matchups and the coaching in the league, there's no easy way to that game.” Bangor won eight of ... More
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