Stories about Mt. Blue

25th Annual Lobster Bowl: East line ready to get defensive

HEBRON — Defensive players and coaches know the deal going into the annual Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic. They will have to play with one arm tied behind their backs. And regardless of how well they play, the spotlight will always be on the other side of the ball. Offense ...

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Main named Mt. Blue hoops coach; Pepin resigns as baseball coach

The man charged with turning around a Mt. Blue varsity boys' basketball program that has been in turmoil since Jim Bessey retired in 2012 knows it will take some time to make the Cougars championship caliber. But as a former member of the Chicago Cubs organization, Kevin Main knows that wh...

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H.S. softball: Hampden ousts Mt. Blue

HAMPDEN — The bottom of the order was productive for the Hampden Academy Bronco softball team during the regular season and that continued in their Eastern Maine Class A prelim against Mt. Blue High School of Farmington on Tuesday. Sophomore first baseman Courtney Dunton and sophomor...

Eastern A softball: Cony and Skowhegan have showed power; Vikings lurk

Local players to watch: Crystal West, Sr. P, Oxford Hills (12-4), Anna Winslow, Jr. 1b, Oxford Hills (.453, four home runs), Annika Kahkonen, Jr. C, Oxford Hills (.388), Shannon Fillebrown, Jr. OF, Oxford Hills (.468); Kennedy Hubbard, Sr. OF, Edward Little (.547, 29 hits, 17 run...

Class A Track and Field Championships: Harris smashing, but Devils settle for second to Stags

Ibrahim Mohamed, right, prepares to hand off the baton to Sheon James in the boys' Class A State 4x100 meter State Championship Saturday in Windham. Lewiston took second place with a time of 44.30 seconds.

H.S. Baseball: Dragons edge Cougars, 1-0

BRUNSWICK — Baseball doesn't let its participants take much for granted. After Saturday's pitchers' duel between Mt. Blue and Brunswick, we can add one more thing to the long list — a ground ball that gets through the infield won't necessarily result in a base hit. Two 9...

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H.S. Tennis: Rain shortens first day of singles tourney; Letourneau, Smith among those advancing

Lewiston's Kyleigh Letourneau returns a shot to Claire Valley of Brewer during their match at the MPA girls' singles championships at Colby College in Waterville on Friday.

H.S. softball: Kane completes Cougar comeback

FARMINGTON — Being down early didn't seem to affect the Mt. Blue softball team Tuesday. The Cougars just shrugged off the early deficit and gradually worked their way back into the game. "We knew we could come back," sophomore outfielder Caitlin Kane said. "We'd been in that s...

H.S. girls' tennis: Lewiston, St. Dom's, Mt. Blue, Spruce Mtn. singles emerge from qualifier

LEWISTON — Kyleigh Letourneau was rushing through the early stages of her Region 4 tennis singles qualifier match at Bates College's Merrill Gym on Saturday, and it was no mystery why. "I have prom after this, so I think my mentality was, 'OK, the faster you're done, the faster you g...

Boys' Lacrosse: Oak Hill shuts out Mt. Blue

Oak Hill's Kyle Ridley attempts to knock the ball from the pocket of Mt. Blue's Sam Taylor during the first quarter of their game Wednesday in Wales. The Raiders won 15-0.