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12:00am Sun Journal

Poland Baseball Preview

Coach: Mike Connor (fifth year) Last year's record: 10-8, lost in Western B quarterfinal Returning letter-winners: Seniors — Kaleb Bridgham (P/OF), Jake Simard (P/3B), Shawn Murphy (P/3B), Lukas Johnson (P/OF), Bill Bickford (...

12:00am Sun Journal

Western B softball: Top WMC teams still tough

Fryeburg, Greely and Cape Elizabeth have been the teams to beat in Western B in recent seasons and should be among the top clubs in the standings again. Fryeburg was the top-seed last year but lost to Western Maine Conference rival Greely in the semifinals. The Rangers went on the win the ...


Poland softball preview

Coach: Katharine McKay (third year) Last year’s record: 9-6, lost to Cape Elizabeth in Western B quarterfinals Returning letter-winners: Senior — Lindsay Theriault SS; Juniors — Kylie Martin P, Kolby Woods P, Kelse...

12:00am Sun Journal

Western B Preview: Knights counting on seniors to lead the charge

Baseball coaches relish those rare years where they have a wealth of senior experience to draw upon. In a sport where the season is short and mistakes are magnified, having players on the field with poise, presence and wisdom to go along with more refined skills can be invaluable. ...


Poland boys' track and field preview

Coaches: Kris Wright (fifth year) and Rick Kramer (10th year) Last year's results: Seventh in WMC Division I, 22nd in Class B Returning letter-winners: Seniors — Nigel Williams (200, 400), Everett Bertrand (javelin); Juniors &...


Poland girls' track and field preview

Coaches: Kris Wright (fifth year) and Rick Kramer (10th year) Last year's results: Sixth in WMC Division I, 10th in Class B Returning letter-winners: Juniors — Amanda Dube (100, 200), Marissa Zink (pole vault), Hope Kohtala (h...


The Hot Corner: Ride's over, with no regrets

The ride is over. That’s what we learned Friday night. This fortnight with Poland Regional High School was a joyride, not a motion picture. There was to be no “Hoosiers” ending. The Knights would have settled for a “Teen Wolf” ending. You don&rsq...

11:40pm Sun Journal

Boys' Class B championship: Coyotes end Knights' charge

Poland's Shawn Murphy holds his head down after the Knights lost to the Old Town Coyotes, 64-39, in the Class B boys' state basketball championship at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Friday night.


Class B Boys' Basketball Final: Poland seniors have seen it all

POLAND — Wait, you’re surprised by Poland Regional High School’s amusement park-quality ride to a Class B West boys’ basketball championship and journey to the state final? Seven Knights seniors are still trying to figure out how it didn’t happen two years ago...


Class B Boys' Basketball Final: Six of one, half-dozen of the other

Quick, name that team. These guys finished the season with a substantial winning streak to sneak into the regional tournament as a No. 6 seed, then kept it going with an improbable run. They won those playoff games with high drama, timely defense and scoring balance, sometimes letti...