Saturday, December 31, 2016

Hermon girls step up: Hawks knock off undefeated John Bapst

In the final of four games Friday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, it was the previously undefeated 6-0 Crusaders of John Bapst hosting the 5-1 Hermon Hawks in what turned out to be just what most fans thought it would be, a great game.

 Hermon's Lauren Plissey puts up a shot over John Bapst's Caleigh Lebel during a game at the Cross Center on Friday night. Hermon won the game 58-48. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Varney leads Hermon past John Bapst in year end matchup

In the varsity boys game, freshman Isaac Varney, last week's Big East Conference Player of the Week, led Hermon to a convincing 57-48 win over host John Bapst in the third game of the day between the two schools at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

 Hermon's Isaac Varney (rear) gets up high for a shot over John Bapst defenders Nick Lakenan (20) and James Butler during the varsity boys game at the Cross Center on Friday night. Hermon won the game 57-48. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Hermon JV boys pick up win over Crusaders

Excitement is always in the air when you pit two local teams against each other and Friday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, the Hawks of Hermon invaded the home court of the Crusaders of John Bapst for a four-game event.

 Hermon's Dawson Smith (front) looks to the basket before putting up a shot in a JV game at the Cross Center on Friday afternoon. Hermon won the game over John Bapst 35-32. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Oceanside girls stifle Brewer in Class A matchup

The Oceanside Mariners varsity girls basketball team finished off the night with a sweep of the visiting Witches of Brewer with a solid 57-44 win.

Oceanside's Jillian Brooks takes a foul shot during Wednesday's game at home against Brewer. Oceanside won the game 57-44. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Oceanside JV girls battle with a tough Brewer team

Wednesday night the Oceanside girls basketball program hosted Brewer High School in JV and varsity games with the Mariners holding off a determined Brewer 50-44 in the opening contest.

Oceanside's Mo;;y Gould, center, and Chloe Jones, battle with Brewer's Kassi Day for the loose ball. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

John Bapst JV girls pick up win over Coyotes

Tuesday night at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, the John Bapst JV girls held off a stubborn Old Town team and rallied late to maintain a six point edge over the closing minutes of the game for a 25-19 victory over the Coyotes.

John Bapst's Brogan Prince (with ball) looks to pass the ball during the first half. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Lady Crusaders remain undefeated with victory over Old Town

The John Bapst Lady Crusaders continued their unbeaten streak to start the season with a 45-20 victory over the Old Town Coyotes on Tuesday night at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The Crusaders remain atop the Class B North standings at 6-0, while Old Town falls to 0-6 on the season.

 John Bapst's Madi Higgins (center) puts up a shot while being defended by Old Town's Claudia Damboise (52) and Natalie St. Louis. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Can anyone in the North stop them? Medomak moves to 7-0 with domination of Brunswick

Tuesday night the Medomak Panthers took their undefeated record one step further with a solid all-around game against visiting Brunswick as the Panthers took a 65-35 win to move to 7-0 on the season.

Medomak Valley coach Nick DePatsy gets interviewed by Charlie Crockett prior to the varsity game Tuesday night in Waldoboro. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

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Panther JV boys hold on for win over Brunswick

Tuesday night the Medomak Valley JV and varsity boys teams were back on the court after a quick holiday break to host Brunswick to a Class A matchup in Waldoboro.

Medomak JV coach Richie Oliver talks to his team during a late timeout in the game.  (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

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Sunday, December 25, 2016

A different look at today's photos

These are some photos of one of my favorite young athlete's, Lauren Miller who attends Camden Hills.

Camden Hills Lauren Miller from a game against Medomak Valley Dec. 23 in Rockport. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Friday, December 23, 2016

Camden Hills girls handle visiting Medomak Valley for the win

In the second game of the night at Camden Hills, the varsity girls defeated visiting Medomak Valley 60-42.
Camden Hills Julia Holt, (44) and the rest of the team are all smiles as Holt buried a long three-pointer at the buzzer to close the game. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Strong second half leads JV Panthers to win over Jammers'

The Camden Hills girls basketball teams hosted Medomak Valley Thursday night in Rockport opening with an exciting matchup of the junior varsity squads where Medomak came from behind to capture a nailbiter 53-52.

Camden Hills Mya Wiley drives to the hoop past Medomak Valley's Paige Powell. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Crusaders no match for MDI JV boys

At the Cross Insurance Center on Wednesday night, the Mount Desert Island boys JV basketball team dominated the Crusaders of John Bapst Memorial High School with a decisive 57-31 victory.

 John Bapst's Ben Southwick (30) goes up for a shot surrounded by MDI defenders. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

MDI boys cruise past Crusaders

Wednesday night at the Cross Insurance Center, the John Bapst boys basketball team took an early 4-0 lead until the Trojans of Mount Desert Island went on a 13-2 run to take a 13-6 lead with 3.27 remaining in the first quarter. MDI finished the quarter with a 22-10 lead, and went on to a 74-32 victory over the Crusaders.

John Bapst's Noah Tomah (center) goes up for a shot during the first half. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Oceanside 8th grade girls take on powerful Boothbay

The Oceanside 8th grade girls hosted Boothbay Wednesday in Thomaston for a Busline League matchup falling in a close game 40-35
Oceanside's Katherine Freeman, (32) says not in my house you don't as she blocks this shot. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Windjammer varsity boys let one get away

In the final game of the night at Camden Hills the varsity took a 10 point half time lead in the second half where Messalonskee fought back for the 10-point win 64-54.

Camden Hills Devin Vangel looks to get past his defender as Morgan Ford looks on.  (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Windjammer JV boys with exciting win over Messalonskee

The JV game was game number two on the night and the only win for the Windjammers as the junior varsity team defeated Messalonskee 56-44 in a fast paced up tempo game from start to finish.
Camden Hills Conrad Crans, right, played tough defense and dominated on the boards for the Windjammers. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
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Camden Hills freshmen boys fall to Messalonskee

In Rockport on Tuesday night, the Camden Hills boys basketball program hosted Messalonskee of Oakland in three games.  After falling behind 15-5 in the first quarter the Jammers' could not get back into the game falling 45-26.

Camden Hills Drew Minery looks upcourt to move the ball as he is closely guarded. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
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Saturday, December 17, 2016

John Bapst JV boys cruise past Bucks

At the Cross Insurance Center on Friday night, the John Bapst JV boys cruised to a 20 point, 54-34, victory over the Bucksport Golden Bucks.

 John Bapst's Nick Lander puts up a shot between two Bucksport defenders. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

High School Basketball page updated

On Thursday, Dec. 15 we added a new page to Maine Sports Report. Our High School Basketball scoreboard lists all the games from both the Bangor area and the Rockland area.  It will have the daily schedule and the results from all the games for the remainder of the season.

Each Sunday we will post the weekly schedule according to the Maine Principals' Association weekly schedule. Always call before traveling to an away game. Changes are often made that we are not made aware of.

Crusaders hang on for victory over Bucksport

The John Bapst Crusaders let a 13 point lead late in the game slip away, but managed to hold on for a 55-51 win over the Golden Bucks of Bucksport in a schoolboy contest at the Cross Insurance Center on Friday night.

John Bapst's Alex Mooney (24) gets up for a shot while surrounded by Bucksport defenders. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Friday, December 16, 2016

Saturday, Dec. 17 postponements

We have received the first list of cancellations and postponements and will add any others as we receive them.

Bangor Area:
The boys and girls games at Houlton Saturday have been postponed to Jan. 16.

The MDI Boy’s at Hermon on Saturday, Dec. 17,  has been postponed because of the forecast of inclement weather.

The game will now be played on Monday, Dec. 19 with the JV game scheduled for 5:30 p.m. and the varsity game at 7 p.m.

Boys and girls Basketball postponed (Makeup Date TBD)

Boys and Girls basketball with Cheverus postponed (Makeup Date TBD)

The John Bapst at Orono girls game has been postponed.  (Makeup TBD)

Boys and girls postponed to Jan. 2, 2017, Boys at 2 p.m. Girls at 1:30 p.m.

Rockland Area:
Oceanside at Medomak Valley Varsity Doubleheader postponed until Monday, Dec. 19 Boys at 5 p.m., Girls 6:30 p.m., Pre-Game at 4:45 PM on FRANK 105.5

Due to the impending poor weather all CHRHS Athletic events are canceled for Saturday 12/17 to include training. Makeup dates and times are still TBD

Photo gallery from the boys St. George and Nobleboro matchup

Thursday the St. George boys basketball team hosted Nobleboro in the second game of the day.

Images from the Nobleboro at St. George boys game Thursday, Dec. 15. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
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St. George holds off determined Nobelboro

The St. Georges girls basketball team hosted Nobleboro in a small school Busline League basketball contest with the Dragons holding on for a very hard fought 35-31win.

The girls received their 2016 Division Championship banner during halftime of Thursday's home game. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Game schedule for Dec. 15 high school basketball

Here is today's game schedule for teams that are in the Bangor and Rockland area of coverage.

Scores will be posted as soon as received.

Thursday, Dec. 15
Boys Basketball
Belfast Area H.S 66, Mount View H.S. 64
Brewer H.S. 55,  Lawrence H.S. 44
Penobscot Valley 54, Bangor Christian 48
Medomak Valley H.S. 54, Messalonskee H.S. 42
Hampden Acad. 65 Mt. Blue H.S. 24
Lincoln Acad. 74 Lake Region H.S. 71

Girls Basketball
Mount View H.S. 45, Belfast Area H.S. 32
Messalonskee H.S. 77, Medomak Valley H.S. 29
Lincoln Acad. 48, Lake Region H.S. 46
Foxcroft Acad. 55, Old Town H.S. 23
John Bapst 59, Bucksport 40
Lawrence H.S. 52, Brewer H.S. 42
Penobscot Valley H.S. 56, Bangor Christian 35
Hampden Academy 38, Mt. Blue H.S.25

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Orono JV girls to much for Hermon

The Orono JV girls proved to be more than the Hermon Hawks could handle, as the Red Riots picked up a nice road win at Hermon High School Tuesday night with a 45-29 victory.

 Orono's Jordyn Garland (11) scrambles for a loose ball. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Hermon dominates Red Riots in girls home opener

In a total team effort, the Lady Hawks had 11 of 12 players score on Tuesday night as they dominated the Orono Red Riots for a 61-26 victory in the home opener at Hermon High School.

Hermon's Madisyn Curtis looks to the basket as she drives in for a shot. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

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Jammer' JV boys gel against Cony

The Camden Hills JV team hosted Cony Tuesday in Rockport taking the young Rams to school with a 68-28 win.  The defense of the Windjammers' was intense from start to finish causing the Rams, who struggled to handle the ball, to turn the ball over allowing the Jammers' to score in transition often.

Camden Hills Mike Kremin (23) tries to save the ball as he runs into his bench. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Cony spoils Camden Hills home opener

The Camden Hills boys hosted Cony Tuesday night, falling to the Rams 81-58 in an uptempo game. Cony jumped out to an 11-0 lead before the Windjammers got on the board.  Camden Hills reduced the lead to 18-14 at the end of the first quarter on a 3-pointer from Daniel Peabody at the buzzer. However, the Rams were able to rebuild the lead to a 39-23 advantage at the half.

Cony's James Hunt splits the defense of Devin Vangel, left, and Daniel Peabody. as he drives to the basket for a layup. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

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Saturday, December 10, 2016

Hampden JV girls cruise to opening game victory

The Hampden Academy JV girls basketball had an easy time of things in their season opener at home, as they cruised past Skowhegan Area High School 59-19. Head Coach Bryan Campbell made his high school coaching debut in the game as well.

Hampden Head Coach Bryan Campbell talks to his team during a time out. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Jammer sub varsity runs past Waterville

The Camden Hills junior varsity girls basketball team hosted Waterville in the season opener with a strong fourth quarter run to capture a 33-29 win.

Camden Hills Kesha Lane (23) takes a punch to the face as Waterville's Alyssa Drew makes a pass out of the trap as Nicole Brown looks on.  (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
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Friday, December 9, 2016

Waterville girls upend Windjammers in season opener

The Camden Hills girls basketball team, under the direction of new head coach Kim Kuhn, hosted the Purple Panthers of Waterville to open the 2016-17 season falling 46-44 to the visitors.

Camden Hills' players from left, Kris Kelly, Kassie Krul and Lauren Miller share a good laugh as Kelly is introduced. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
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Lady Broncos fall to Skowhegan to open season

Friday night at Hampden Academy, the Lady Broncos came up a little short falling to Skowhegan 42-38 in a mutual season opener.

Hampden freshman Alydia Brilliant (with ball) puts up a shot to score two of her team high 11 points. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Welcome to the new Maine Sports Report website

It was time for a change and the 2016-17 winter season, which starts today, Dec. 9, seemed like the right time to do so.

Oceansides Grace Woodman rips the ball from a Great Salt Bay defender. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)