Opening night for the 2013 - 2014 Maine High School Basketball season and NEWS CENTER was there. We were able to get to 13 games across the state. Check out the scores and some highlights.
HALLOWELL, Maine (NEWS CENTER)-- In this segment, we take a look at Mainers of all ages who find ways to get out and get active all year long. This week, we talked to three and a half year old Tristyn and his family, who travelled to Hallowell so Tristyn could try out his first pair of skates.
Gatorade and our partner USA TODAY High School Sports announced Ben Lucas of Cony High School as its 2013-14 Gatorade Maine Football Player of the Year.
(NEWS CENTER)-- Each week at this time we will bring you our NEWS CENTER / MBR top 5 poll for boys and girls classes A and B. We will bring this to you all season long to keep tabs on who the top teams in the state are.
NEWARK, N.J. -The Black Bears were led by their junior leadership as both Zarko Valjarevic and Xavier Pollard recorded 19 and 18 points, respectively, but Maine men's basketball dropped to 1-6 on the year with a 81-72 loss at NJIT on Wednesday night. NJIT improved to 5-4 overall as they sweep the season series between the two teams, going 2-0 in the home-and-home.
(NEWS CENTER)-- In just three days, the U-Maine and UNH football teams will meet in a historic game as the Black Bears will host a playoff game for the first time in the history of the program, tonight we hear from both camps. NEWS CENTERS Jessica Gagne with the Black Bears and NEWS CENTERS Lee Goldberg caught up with the Wildcats.
(NEWS CENTER)-- Every Tuesday night throughout the basketball season we will have our NEWS CENTER/MBR top 5 poll for boys and girls in classes C and D. On Wednesday nights, classes A and B will get their turn.
NEW YORK (AP) - Free agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, fresh off winning the World Series with Boston, reached agreement with the rival New York Yankees on a seven-year contract worth about $153 million, a person familiar with the negotiations said Tuesday night.
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The United States Lacrosse League announced on Monday that it has signed the first franchise in its league's history, the Maine Moose Trax.
(NEWS CENTER)-- The 12 semi-finalists for the Fitzpatrick Trophy have been released. The list will be whittled down to 3 finalists and then the winner will be announced on January 19th at the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland.
BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER)-- The Maine Black Bears Basketball team fell to Dartmouth 81-56 today at Cross Insurance Center.
HOUSTON, Texas (NEWS CENTER)-- The Patriots beat the Houston Texans 34-31. New England advances 9-3 on the season, the best record in the AFC east.
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - O.J. Mayo poured in 22 points and Brandon Knight added 20 points, nine rebounds and eight assists to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 92-85 win over the Boston Celtics on Saturday.
BOSTON (AP) - Milan Lucic scored a pair of goals and Patrice Bergeron added another, lifting the Bruins to a victory over the Blue Jackets.
ORONO, Maine (NEWS CENTER)-- The Maine women's basketball team toppled Umass to advance to the championship round of the Black Bear Thanksgiving Tournament, formerly known as the Dead River Classic. To clinch their fourth tournament title, the Black Bears would have to get through Wisconsin/Green Bay.
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts (NEWS CENTER)-- The Pirates' trip to Springfield ended with the Falcons beating Portland 3-0. Former Pirate turned Falcon Mike McKenna made twenty six saves in the shut out game.
DURHAM, New Hampshire (NEWS CENTER)-- Maine will take on the University of New Hampshire for the second round of the FCS playoffs. The Wildcats beat Lafayette 45-7 to advance to Saturday's game at Morse field.
Fort Wayne, IN --The Maine Red Claws executed a perfect inbounds play with 1.7 seconds remaining to beat the Fort Wayne Mad Ants 92-91 Friday evening in the Allen Country War Memorial Coliseum. Chris Babb led the visiting team with 20 points, and Chris Wright followed up with 19.
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jordan Crawford registered a triple-double with 11 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, as the Boston Celtics pounded the Cleveland Cavaliers, 103-86, at TD Garden.
BOSTON (AP) - Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara gave his team a spark with his rare fight. Then he won the game with his usual blistering slap shot.
(NEWS CENTER)-- Liz Wood poured in a career-high 24 points as the University of Maine women's basketball team (4-1) defeated UMass 86-56 in the opening round of the Black Bear Thanksgiving Tournament on Friday evening.
Portland, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Deering's run of dominance in the annual Turkey day game came to a screeching halt Thursday at Fitzpatrick Stadium.
(NEWS CENTER)-- Tomorrow morning at Fitzpatrick Stadium, the 102nd Turkey Day meeting between the Deering and Portland high school football teams will take place.
The University of Maine football team is hosting a playoff game for the 1st time in their 121 year history. Kind of a big deal huh?
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley played only nine games as a member of the Maine Red Claws, but his brief stay in the Pine Tree State is lasting in the memory of fans and his best friend.
(NEWS CENTER)-- The University of Maine has moved the men's ice hockey game against UMass Lowell, originally scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 8. The puck will drop at 4 PM at Alfond Arena. The schedule has been altered as Maine is hosting a NCAA football playoff game on Saturday, December 7 at 2 PM at Alfond Stadium.
ORONO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- There's a new black bear hockey team taking the ice at Alfond Arena...but this one won't be posing a threat to Red Gendron and his team quite yet.
(NEWS CENTER)-- The U-Maine mens basketball team lost to Quinnipac on Monday night 102-61.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Jordan Crawford had 21 points, reserve Gerald Wallace added a season-high 17 points and the Boston Celtics beat the Charlotte Bobcats 96-86 Monday night for their second straight victory.
BOSTON (AP) - Torey Krug scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Boston Bruins beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Monday night, snapping a seven-game, regular-season losing streak to the Penguins in a matchup of the Eastern Conference's top two teams.