Archive for July 21st, 2010

What’s new for the U. Maine Black Bears?

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

The Black Bears haven’t been hibernating this summer. Instead, there have been officer changes, new appointments, and special awards galore. First, Kelsey Wilson, women’s soccer midfielder, has been named captain of the 2010 team. She was a starter for all of the Bears’ games last seasons, scoring three goals and four assists. Off the field, [...]

Portland Sea Dogs triumph over New Britain Rock Cats

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

The competition was fierce at Hadlock Field Sunday, July 11, especially for the Portland Sea Dogs’ Casey Kelly, playing his second game at the field. The main concern was New Britain’s Kyle Gibson, who is currently the top pitching prospect for the major-league Twins. Even though Gibson had only allowed four runs in his last [...]

Maine golf courses that stand out above the rest

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

If you want to get off the sidelines and enjoy some of Maine’s beautiful scenery at the same time, there’s no better pastime than golf. Each putt is a journey through a landscape full of tradition and natural beauty. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a local looking to see what you’ve missed, these are [...]

Jared Turcotte’s best summer ever

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Last season, University of Maine running back Jared Turcotte was forced to stay on the sidelines thanks to a couple of abdominal surgeries, recovery for which took longer than anyone could expect. Before that, though, Turcotte was the one to watch as he led the team to the NCAA playoffs in 2008. It was the [...]

5th annual fishing tournament in Maine last weekend

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

On July 16, fishing fanatics from all over gathered for the Saltwater Kayak Fishing Tournament in West Bath, Maine. The three-day event is now in its fifth year, and was hosted by Seaspray Kayaking, with sponsorship by a number of other fishing retailers and organizations, including Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Ocean Kayak, [...]