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BANGOR, Maine (AP) - The Maine Sports Hall of Fame has eight new members.

They were inducted Sunday during a ceremony at the Bangor Civic Center. They were chosen for their athletic accolades as well as their love of the game.

The members of the class of 2012 are University of Maine football coach Walter Abbott; University of Maine tailback Phillip Coulombe; Mount View High School and University of Maine basketball player Emily Ellis; University of Southern Maine basketball player and Dexter basketball coach Ed Guiski; Lake Region High School and Colby College basketball player Matt Hancock; University of Maine baseball player Dennis Libbey; Bowdoin College football coach Howard Vandersea; and Husson College basketball player Dana Wilson.

The Bangor Daily News reports the hall also recognized four scholar-athletes and presented two President's Awards.

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