Basketball

  • Central Aroostook ousts GSA boys in Class C North semifinals

    Central Aroostook ousts GSA boys in Class C North semifinals

    BANGOR — For the first time in five years, there won’t be a sea of maroon traveling from Blue Hill to the Cross Insurance Center for Championship Saturday. The George Stevens Academy boys’ basketball team fell to a 60-58 overtime defeat against Central Aroostook in Friday night’s Class C North semifinal showdown. The defeat came

  • Deer Isle-Stonington girls beat Katahdin; DI-S boys fall to Easton

    Deer Isle-Stonington girls beat Katahdin; DI-S boys fall to Easton

    BANGOR — The Deer Isle-Stonington girls’ basketball team reached the Class D North championship game with a 48-34 win in Thursday’s semifinal showdown against Katahdin. Second-ranked Deer Isle-Stonington (18-2) trailed for much of the first half, but the Mariners finished the second quarter on an 11-0 run to take a 24-16 lead into halftime. Deer

  • Ellsworth boys run past WA to reach Northern Maine title game

    Ellsworth boys run past WA to reach Northern Maine title game

    BANGOR — Peter Austin had one goal for his players entering Wednesday night’s Northern Maine tournament game: Play loose. Although Austin’s Ellsworth boys’ basketball team has been one of the top Class B North contenders all season long, the Eagles didn’t necessarily assert themselves in their opening tourney game Friday against Winslow. Ellsworth scored a

  • Ellsworth’s Curtis named Mr. Maine Basketball semifinalist

    Ellsworth’s Curtis named Mr. Maine Basketball semifinalist

    BANGOR — Ellsworth’s Jackson Curtis was announced Wednesday as a semifinalist for this year’s Mr. Maine Basketball award. Curtis is averaging 19.9 points and 9.1 rebounds per game this season for an Ellsworth team that is 16-3 entering tonight’s Class B North semifinal game against Washington Academy. On Jan. 25, he became the eighth 1,000-point

  • Ellsworth’s Trinity Montigny named Big East Player of the Year

    Ellsworth’s Trinity Montigny named Big East Player of the Year

    BANGOR — Ellsworth senior Trinity Montigny was announced Tuesday morning as the 2019-20 Big East Conference Player of the Year. Montigny led the Big East in points (17.4) and assists (3.3) per game in the regular season. She added 18 points last Tuesday in Ellsworth’s Northern Maine prelim win over Mount Desert Island and 15

  • DI-S boys upset Schenck in Class D North quarterfinals

    DI-S boys upset Schenck in Class D North quarterfinals

    BANGOR — Playing as the No. 7 seed at the Cross Insurance Center a season ago was a difficult experience for the Deer Isle-Stonington boys’ basketball team. A year later, the Mariners came to Bangor hell-bent on producing a different outcome. Three hundred sixty-six days have passed since Feb. 16, 2019, the day a young

  • DI-S girls come through late in thrilling win over Schenck

    DI-S girls come through late in thrilling win over Schenck

    BANGOR — Katie Hutchinson’s team was not about to let the final tournament game of opening weekend be its last. Trailing by multiple baskets three separate times late in the game in Saturday’s Class D North quarterfinal game against Schenck, there were moments along the way in which the Deer Isle-Stonington girls’ basketball team could,

  • EHS girls fall to Waterville in Class B North quarterfinals

    EHS girls fall to Waterville in Class B North quarterfinals

    BANGOR — The Ellsworth girls’ basketball team’s first game at the Cross Insurance Center in four years came against a buzzsaw. Opposing Waterville was simply too much for the Eagles in Friday’s Class B North quarterfinal game at the Cross Insurance Center. The Panthers exploited a size advantage on both ends of the floor and