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Maine Women’s Basketball Coach Is Upbeat About the Future

Maine Women’s Basketball Coach Is Upbeat About the Future

| March 21, 2014

The University of Maine Women’s Basketball team has had quite a turn around. Last year the team won just 4 games and finished the year at 4-24, This year the Bears had one of the biggest turnarounds in Division One winning 17 games.  Tomorrow they play in the semifinals of the National Women’s  Basketball Invitational […]

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UMPI Baseball Team Getting Tired of Winter

UMPI Baseball Team Getting Tired of Winter

| March 20, 2014

University of Maine Presque Isle baseball players are  not enjoying the snow at all. The Owls are preparing for their second road trip of the season leaving next weekend. First Year coach Mike Pankow says his players are making the best of situation. Pankow:”We talk a lot about controlling the controllable and weather is one […]

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Concussion Workshop Will Be Held in Limestone

Concussion Workshop Will Be Held in Limestone

| March 17, 2014

More and more Student Athletes have been diagnosed with Concussions over the last couple of years. Limestone Community School is hosting a concussion workshop on Tuesday night that is open to everyone in the County. Rene Cloukey has a preview.   During the recently completed winter sports season at least 10 Student Athletes were either […]

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Organizers Prepare for Frozen Motor Mayhem

Organizers Prepare for Frozen Motor Mayhem

| March 12, 2014

Organizers of a  snowmobile race hope to turn back the clock on Saturday. The Northern Maine Fair is hosting Frozen Motor Mayhem for vintage snowmobiles.  Organizers say the storm tonight and tomorrow will not affect the event and that is all systems go.   Winslow: “It’s all systems go we put a lot of man hours […]

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45th Anniversary of the Shot Heard Around the State

45th Anniversary of the Shot Heard Around the State

| March 11, 2014

It was 45 years ago this week that Caribou’s Mike Thurston became a household name. It was March 15th 1969 when Thurston hit a shot from just over halfcourrt to lead the Caribou Vikings to the State Double L Championship over Westbrook. I caught up with Thurston during the recently completed Eastern Maine Tournament and […]

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