Sunday, December 29, 2019

Hampden 5/6A girls to much for Elite in EMBL travel game

HAMPDEN - Sunday morning at the Reed's Brook School in Hampden, a balanced offense helped the Broncos 5/6 A girls pile up 58 points in a dominating 58-25 win over Eastern Elite in an EMBL travel basketball game.

 Hampden's Sadie Tardif (left) looks to the basket before scoring two points during a travel game in Hampden on Sunday. Hampden defeated Eastern Elite 58-25 in the game. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Friday, December 27, 2019

Messalonskee dominates Brewer with a lopsided win

BREWER – The Messalonskee girls basketball team has struggled this season finding the rim causing them to go 2-3 to start the season. Thursday night in Brewer the real team showed up and the offense was closer to what we will be seeing coming from this team at the end of the season.

Brewer's Grace Robertson grabs a rebound in front of Messalonskee's Grace Wener. Wener is standing on the floor. Messalonskee won 48-10. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Brewer JV girls with home win over Messalonskee

BREWER – The Brewer girls junior varsity basketball team hosted Messalonskee of Oakland Thursday in a makeup game where the hosts handed the visitors a 39-29 loss.

Brewer's Josie Pece takes a look before her foul shot. Brewer won the game against Messalonskee 39-29. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Monday, December 23, 2019

Brewer girls pick up first win of season in overtime at Mt. Blue

FARMINGTON – The Brewer Witches girls' basketball team made its journey to Farmington to take on Mt. Blue and are riding home with smiles on their faces and a good 42-40 win in overtime.

Brewer's Grace Robertson taking a shot from a previous game was the hero for the Witches Monday night as she made a running floater with one second on the clock for the winning basket in overtime. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
The two teams were tied at 40-40 with time running out when Grace Robertson put up a floater with one second left in overtime for the win!! 

Sunday, December 22, 2019

DEFY nearly doubles up Brewer in 7-8th grade travel hoops EMBL

BREWER – The second game of the day featured 7-8th grade boys from Brewer and Down East Family YMCA Travel. The Brewer boys were no match for the Down East boys falling 65-33.

Brewer's Issac Geaghan, left, puts up a shot over DEFY's Thomas Jude late in the game. DEFY won the game 65-33. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Brewer outlasts MDI in EMBL 7-8th grade girls hoop action

BREWER –  In the first game of the day at Brewer High School for the Eastern Maine Basketball League the Brewer 7-8th grade girls hosted MDI holding off an exciting comeback attempt for the 48-41 win for the Brewer girls.

Brewer's Allie Flagg (1) drives hard to the basket drawing the foul as she did well all game creating 15 foul shots. Brewer won 48-41. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Bangor girls sweep Brewer in an afternoon cross-town rivalry

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BREWER – The Brewer girls hosted Bangor Saturday afternoon where the Witches fell to the Rams in both the junior varsity (42-33) and the varsity (54-39), games.

Brewer's Kenzie Dore, right, takes an accidental elbow to the chin from. Bangor's Libby Fleming early in the game. Fleming scored and Dore was okay to continue. Bangor won the game 54-39. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Red Riots JV girls hold off late Brewer rally for win

BREWER - Saturday morning at Brewer High School, the Orono girls JV team held off a couple of second half rally's by the Brewer 1st team to head back home with a 35-30 victory over the Witches.

 Orono's Hannah Sinclair (21) clears out a rebound as Brewer's Allie Merrow backs off her defense during a sub-varsity game at Brewer High School Saturday. Orono won the game 35-30. 
(Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Hampden 7/8A boys pick up come from behind win

HAMPDEN - Sunday morning at the Reed's Brook School in Hampden, the Broncos 7/8A boys overcame an eight point half time deficit to bounce back to a 52-46 victory over the Brewer Witches in an Eastern Maine Basketball League travel game.

Hampden's Andy Heneghan (34) gets up for a shot in the middle of a group of Brewer defenders during a travel game in Hampden on Sunday. Hampden defeated Brewer in the game 52-46. 
(Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Friday, December 13, 2019

Hampden Academy takes two in varsity doubleheader at Brewer

BREWER — The Brewer basketball program, boys and girls varsity, hosted Hampden Academy Friday night with the Broncos traveling home with a pair of wins under their belts. The girls' game was a 47-37 win for Hampden while the boys game was 68-56 in Hampden's favor.

Hampden's Emma Haskell (11) gets a hand on the ball to partially block the shot from Brewer's Kenzie Dore. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
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Chargers girls complete sweep of Wagner with dominating victory

GLENBURN - The Lady Chargers had three players score in double digits to lead them to a convincing 48-27 win over Samuel L. Wagner in a girls "A" team middle school game at the Glenburn School on Thursday night. Glenburn improved to 4-0 with the win, while Wagner falls to 1-2 with the loss.

 Glenburn's Emma Westrich (2) looks to the basket before putting up a shot in front of Wagner defender Ava Davis during a middle school game in Glenburn Thursday. Glenburn won the game 48-27. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Glenburn boys cruise to victory over Clippers

GLENBURN - Thursday afternoon at the Glenburn School, the Chargers proved to be to strong for the Samuel L. Wagner boys as Glenburn cruised to a 63-28 victory over the Clippers in a middle school match up. Glenburn improved to 3-1 on the young season, while Wagner fell to 0-3 with the loss.

Wagner's Kamron Tardif (right) looks to drive to the basket past Glenburn's Brady Hews during the boys middle school game in Glenburn Thursday. Glenburn won the game 63-28. 
(Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Sunday, December 8, 2019

EMBL: Brewer 7-8th "A" comes from behind to overpower Glenburn 7-8th "A"

BREWER — Brewer High School was the location for this Eastern Maine Basketball League (EMBL) game between the visiting Glenburn 7/8th grade "A" team and the same from Brewer. There were six games on tap today as there are most Sunday's.

Brewer's Lauren Voteur, right, takes a jump shot for two just inside the three-point line as Glenburns Lucy Wiles comes out to defend. Brewer won the game 35-33. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
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Broncos 3rd/4th grade girls pull out late victory over Brewer

BREWER - Sunday morning at Brewer High School, the Hampden Broncos came back from a 2-point first-half deficit to break a tie game with the winning basket coming with under one minute left in the game in a 19-17 victory over the Brewer Witches in an Eastern Maine Basketball League girls travel game.

Hampden's Naia Studley (2) looks to move the ball as Brewer's Marlaina Roberts plays some in your face defense during a 3rd/4th-grade travel game in Brewer Sunday. Hampden won the game 19-17. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Strong second half sends Brewer boys past Nokomis in season opener

BREWER — The final game of the evening at Brewer High School featured the young Brewer varsity boys taking on the visiting Nokomis of Newport and completing the sweep of three games on the night. In a game that started as a battle for both teams, it ended with Brewer getting into more of a flow defensively leading to a solid 67-41 season-opening win.

The student section and Athletic Director Dave Utterback watch the action from the Home of the Witches. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Youthful Hawks breeze past Foxcroft Academy girls in season opener

HERMON - Two very young teams hit the hardwood on Friday night in Hermon, and the Lady Hawks proved to be the more experienced squad as they cruised to a 74-28 season opening victory over Foxcroft Academy in a Class B North match up.

Hermon's Paige Plissey puts up a shot good for two points during a season opening game at Hermon High School Friday night. Hermon defeated Foxcroft Academy 74-28 in the game. 
(Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Campbell, Coombs lead Hermon JV girls to victory

HERMON - Friday night at the Hawks Nest inside Hermon High School, Sadie Campbell and Faith Coombs scored in double digits to lead the Hawks junior varsity girls to a season opening 43-31 victory over the Ponies of Foxcroft Academy.

Hermon's Sadie Campbell directs traffic during the JV game at Hermon High School on Friday night. Hermon defeated Foxcroft Academy in the game 43-31. (Photo by Skip Hawkes)

Balanced scoring leads Brewer JV boys over Nokomis

BREWER — In game two of the night, the Brewer JV boys team hosted the Nokomis of Newport Warriors and used a balanced scoring attack with eight of nine players putting points on the board for the 55-34 win.

Brewer's Brock Flagg, front, makes a nice save and dishes it off to keep possession as Nokomis' Owen Upton defends. Brewer won the game 55-34. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Friday, December 6, 2019

Brewer boys 1st Team starts night off strong with a win over Nokomis

BREWER – The 1st Team from Brewer opened the night with a lopsided 72-16 win over the visiting Nokomis Warriors of Newport.

Brewer's Ben Brown takes a foul shot. Brewer 1st Team defeated Nokomis 72-16. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Old Town Recreation's Emerson, Evans led team to romp of Brewer in EMBL action

BREWER – The Old Town Rec 7-8th Grade girls "A" team took on Brewer's 7-8th girls "A" team Sunday at Brewer High School and traveled home on the back of a 53-17 win.

Jump ball to start the Old Town at Brewer 7-8th grade girls Eastern Maine Basketball League game Sunday at the Brewer High School gym. Old Town won the game 53-17. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Bangor 7/8th grade boys "A" team goes to 4-0 with win over Brewer

BREWER – The Bangor 7-8th boys "A" team continued their undefeated season Sunday with a 43-35 win over the Brewer 7-8th boys "A" team at Brewer High School.

Bangor's Landan, center, goes up over Brewer's Braden Carr, left, and Kyle Horr. Bangor won the game 43-35. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)
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Bangor boys slip past Brewer in 5th-6th matchup

BREWER – The classic rivalry between two teams extends to teams even this young. Bangor 5th-6th "B" boys downed Brewer 5th-6th "B" 27-21 in a game from the Eastern Maine Basketball League held at Brewer High School Sunday.

A scene from the Bangor 5th-6th "B" boys and Brewer 5th-6th "B" boys. Bangor won 27-21. (Photo by Ron Hawkes)

Bangor 7/8B girls double up Hermon for EMBL win

HERMON - Sunday morning at Hermon High School, the Bangor 7/8 B girls jumped out to an early first half lead and never gave it up on their way to a 26-13 Eastern Maine Basketball League travel game win over the Hermon Jr. Hawks.

Hermon's Taylor Sherrard (2) looks to clear the ball as Bangor's Isabella Francis blocks her path during a travel basketball game in Hermon on Sunday. Bangor won the game 26-13. 
(Photo by Skip Hawkes)