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  • Winter Harbor’s Harden making breakthrough in boxing

    Winter Harbor’s Harden making breakthrough in boxing

    WINTER HARBOR — Deep inside Warren Harden’s old family farm house attic is a trophy that’s spent years collecting cobwebs and dust. The decades-old trophy belonging to Harden’s father, Robert, has long been a source of stories in the Winter Harbor family’s household. With his dad boasting a 3-0 record as a boxer from his

  • Kebo Valley Golf Club hosts Maine Amateur Championship

    Kebo Valley Golf Club hosts Maine Amateur Championship

    BAR HARBOR — Hancock County was home to the state’s top golfers this week as one of Maine’s premier tournaments came to a local course. The Maine Amateur Golf Championship was held over the past three days at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor. One hundred thirty-two golfers took part in the 102nd edition

  • Maine Mariners announce affiliation with Boston Bruins

    Maine Mariners announce affiliation with Boston Bruins

    PORTLAND — Maine’s professional hockey team will return to action next season as a partner of New England’s professional hockey team. The Maine Mariners will begin a new chapter in the franchise’s history next season after agreeing to an affiliation with the NHL’s Boston Bruins. The team announced the news last Wednesday, one day after

  • Suspension of interstate youth hockey extended through March

    Suspension of interstate youth hockey extended through March

    AUGUSTA — The suspension of interstate youth hockey competitions in seven Northeastern states has been extended once again. Governors Janet Mills, Charlie Baker (R-Mass.), Ned Lamont (D-Conn.), Phil Murphy (D-N.J.), Gina Raimondo (D-R.I.), Phil Scott (R-Vt.) and Chris Sununu (R-N.H.) announced the extension Friday, two days before the existing ban had been set to expire.

  • UMaine pauses athletic competitions through Feb. 4

    ORONO — The University of Maine announced Monday a halt to all athletic competitions through at least next Thursday, Feb. 4. The announcement came as the university confirmed positive COVID-19 cases within the athletic program. It puts basketball and hockey games at the school on hold for a period of 10 days. “All University of

  • Northeast governors extend interstate youth hockey suspension

    Northeast governors extend interstate youth hockey suspension

    AUGUSTA — Governors from seven Northeastern states have extended a directive prohibiting youth hockey teams from participating in interstate competition. Governors Janet Mills, Charlie Baker (R-Mass.), Ned Lamont (D-Conn.), Phil Murphy (D-N.J.), Gina Raimondo (D-R.I.), Phil Scott (R-Vt.) and Chris Sununu (R-N.H.) announced the decision in a joint statement released Wednesday. The move, which extends

  • Ellsworth’s Chris Sarro falls to 1st BKFC defeat

    Ellsworth’s Chris Sarro falls to 1st BKFC defeat

    ELLSWORTH — After starting his Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship career with two wins, Ellsworth native and mixed martial arts fighter Chris Sarro has suffered his first defeat in BKFC competition. Sarro fell to Josh Burns of Dearborn, Mich., in Saturday’s BKFC 15 event in Biloxi, Miss. His defeat came as Burns won via TKO early

  • College athletics resume at UMaine following hiatus

    College athletics resume at UMaine following hiatus

    ORONO — The University of Maine returned to college athletics this week with the women’s basketball and men’s hockey teams beginning play and the women’s hockey team resuming its season after a two-week hiatus. In Rhode Island, the Maine women’s basketball team began its 2020-21 season with a win Thursday as it defeated Providence 62-48.

  • Northeast governors suspend interstate youth hockey

    Northeast governors suspend interstate youth hockey

    AUGUSTA — Youth hockey in Maine will be restricted to in-state competition over the next several weeks after governors from seven Northeastern states announced the suspension of interstate play. Governors Janet Mills, Charlie Baker (R-Mass.), Ned Lamont (D-Conn.), Phil Murphy (D-N.J.), Gina Raimondo (D-R.I.), Phil Scott (R-Vt.) and Chris Sununu (R-N.H.) made the announcement in