Basketball

  • Vachon reaches 4-year deal to remain with Maine women

    ORONO — The leader of one of the University of Maine’s top athletic programs is set to remain in Orono for the foreseeable future. Maine women’s basketball coach Amy Vachon agreed Wednesday to a four-year deal to remain with the program. The agreement will keep the Augusta native at the university through the end of

  • DEFY 5th/6th-grade girls defeat AYS to win league title

    DEFY 5th/6th-grade girls defeat AYS to win league title

    BREWER — Another strong year for the Down East Family YMCA fifth/sixth-grade girls’ basketball team has ended with yet another championship. The DEFY fifth/sixth-graders concluded their 2021 season Saturday with a 43-31 win over Acadian Youth Sports at Brewer High School. The win gave the team the Eastern Maine Basketball League championship with an overall

  • MMA women’s basketball team finishes season 3-0

    MMA women’s basketball team finishes season 3-0

    CASTINE — A season that spanned just 15 days ended without a blemish for the Maine Maritime Academy women’s basketball team. MMA finished the 2021 season with a record of 3-0 following the cancellation of last Wednesday’s scheduled showdown against Husson. The Mariners won all three games by double digits in what was the program’s

  • Brewer beats Ellsworth boys in Big East championship game

    Brewer beats Ellsworth boys in Big East championship game

    BREWER — After making it all the way to the final game, the Ellsworth boys’ basketball team came up a bit short in its quest to close out the 2021 season with a victory. Ellsworth fell to a 69-52 defeat in Friday night’s Big East championship game at Brewer High School. The Eagles kept pace

  • DI-S girls, GSA boys win PVC Coastal pod tournaments

    DI-S girls, GSA boys win PVC Coastal pod tournaments

    DEER ISLE — In a season defined by the unusual, the top dogs in Hancock County small-school basketball remained constant. Between a delayed season and pandemic-related pauses to all athletic activities earlier this year, games were fewer and harder to come by this season for the George Stevens Academy boys and Deer Isle-Stonington girls. When

  • Ellsworth boys, girls win Hancock County JV basketball titles

    Ellsworth boys, girls win Hancock County JV basketball titles

    ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth boys’ and girls’ junior varsity basketball teams capped off their 2021 seasons last week with Hancock County championship game wins. On the girls’ side, Ellsworth claimed a 26-23 victory over Mount Desert Island in Wednesday’s title game at Ellsworth High School. The Eagles held the Trojans to a single point in

  • Ellsworth, MDI girls ousted in Big East Class B semifinals

    Ellsworth, MDI girls ousted in Big East Class B semifinals

    OLD TOWN — The Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island girls’ basketball teams fell to defeats Friday night in their respective Big East Class B semifinal games. At Old Town High School, fourth-ranked Ellsworth fell 58-26 defeat against the top-ranked Coyotes. Old Town used a 28-4 run in the first half to take a 32-9 lead

Weekly Bulletin

local news, dad jokes and community events, delivered to your inbox every week.

want to see what you're getting into? check out the archives.