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New Hampshire stifles Maine, 22-6

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) Sean Goldrich threw for 286 yards with a touchdown and added a third quarter rushing touchdown to help lead New Hampshire to a 22-6 win over Maine on Saturday. Dalton Crossan finished with 85 yards rushing, including a 43-yard touchdown run, and also caught five passes for 44 yards with a score for the Wildcats (7-4, 5-3 Colonial Athletic Association), who finished...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Boyle earns shutout as UMass Lowell dismantles Maine

ORONO, Maine — The UMass Lowell River Hawks put up six goals, four in the first period, to complete the weekend home-and-home sweep of the Maine Black Bears on Sunday, 6-0. “We’re extremely happy to be leaving [Alfond Arena] with some points,” said UMass Lowell Head Coach Norm Bazin. “I thought there was a great crowd tonight, a great college environment. We were the beneficiary...
Via Mill City Sports
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

LIVE BLOG: #5 UMass Lowell at Maine

The UMass Lowell River Hawks close out a home-and-home series against the Maine Black Bears on Sunday, November 15 at the Alfond Arena in Orono, Maine. Puck is scheduled to drop at 5:00 p.m. eastern and will air on the American Sports Network and NESN. The River Hawks currently sits at No. 5 in both the USCHO.com and USA Today polls. UMass Lowell have been nationally ranked...
Via Mill City Sports
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Game Preview: #5 UMass Lowell at Maine

The UMass Lowell River Hawks close out a home-and-home series against the Maine Black Bears on Sunday, November 15 at the Alfond Arena in Orono, Maine. Puck is scheduled to drop at 5:00 p.m. eastern and will air on the American Sports Network and NESN. UMass Lowell currently sits at No. 5 in both the USCHO.com and USA Today polls. The River Hawks have been nationally ranked...
Via Mill City Sports
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Game Preview: #5 UMass Lowell vs. Maine

The UMass Lowell River Hawks open a home-and-home series against the Maine Black Bears on Friday, November 13 at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts. Puck is scheduled to drop at 7:15 p.m. eastern. UMass Lowell currently sits at No. 5 in both the USCHO.com and USA Today polls. The River Hawks have been nationally ranked for 72 consecutive weeks. Last weekend, the River...
Via Mill City Sports
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Towson gets past Maine 10-7

ORONO, Maine (AP) Darius Victor rushed for 101 yards and a touchdown to help Towson beat Maine 10-7 Saturday night. Towson (6-3, 4-2 Colonial) led 3-0 after a sloppy first half. Maine's first two possessions ended with a fumble and missed field goal, while Towson's Connor Frazier was picked off by Jeffrey DeVaughn. Both teams had a series that ended on downs and they combined for...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bednarczyk leads Villanova over Maine 13-3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Zack Bednarczyk passed for 143 yards, ran for 123 more and accounted for both touchdowns in Villanova's 13-3 victory over Maine on Saturday night. The freshman quarterback gave the Wildcats (4-4, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association) the early lead on a 64-yard pass to Aaron Wells and capped the scoring in the fourth on a 14-yard keeper. Wells finished with 84 yards...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Maine beats Stony Brook 23-10

ORONO, Maine (AP) Drew Belcher threw for 109 yards and ran for a touchdown to lead Maine to a 23-10 win over Stony Brook on Saturday. Belcher also led in rushing with 65 yards for the Black Bears (3-4, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association). Trevor Bates scored on a 34-yard fumble recovery and Sean Decloux kicked three field goals. Maine trailed 10-3 at the break but recovered a Stony...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Micah Wright leads Maine past Rhode Island 27-17

ORONO, Maine (AP) Micah Wright grabbed seven passes for 139 yards and a touchdown to give Maine its first win of the season, a 27-17 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday. Maine (1-2, 1-0 Colonial Athletic Association) rolled up 472 total yards while holding Rhode Island (0-4, 0-2) to a minus eight yards rushing and 232 total yards. Ricard Patrick and Michael Kozlako led the Maine...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia Black Bears Capture New York-Penn League Championship

STATEN ISLAND, NY – The journey began in the middle of June. A convergence of recent college draft picks, international free agents, and high school prospects entered the clubhouse ready to embark on their professional careers. Optimism about the challenge ahead and a potential for greatness filled the minds of these 18 to 22 year olds, who sought to accomplish something unique...
Via Baseball Essential
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

BC shows promise, room to grow in season-opening win over Maine

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Early on, it wasn’t easy. But the Boston College Eagles are 1-0. It was not the most aesthetically pleasing of football games, but the Eagles got it done and pulled away from visiting Maine when it mattered most on Saturday. Against a game Football Championship Subdivision opponent from the Colonial Athletic Association, BC scored a pair of touchdowns in...
Via Mill City Sports
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

UMass schedules home-and-home series with USF, Maine

In a program that’s only been in existence for 18 years, the Minutemen of the University of Massachusetts have foregone a series makeover by matching up with non-conference schools, South Florida (October 2017, 2018) and Maine (November 2017, August 2019). UMASS’s A.D. Ryan Bamford issued the following statement: “I am very pleased to announce more exciting football scheduling...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Basabe, Cosart push Spinners to win over Black Bears

LOWELL, Mass. — The Lowell Spinners have struggled out of the gate in July, but get a huge win over the West Virginia Black Bears with help from Luis Alexander Basabe at LeLacheur Park. Basabe repeated what he did on the road against the Vermont Lake Monsters on June 30, hitting a home run from each side of the plate, on Wednesday night. He was the first Spinner to complete the...
Via Mill City Sports
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Live Blog: Lowell Spinners vs. West Virginia Black Bears

The Lowell Spinners return from their four-game road trip against the Connecticut Tigers and Tri-City ValleyCats to face the West Virginia Black Bears for three games and the Mahoning Valley Scrappers for three. After starting the season winning 9-of-10, the Spinners have started July only 2-4. In June, Lowell was an even ball club with a .275 batting average and 2.71 ERA. Since...
Via Mill City Sports
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Conaway, Noe help produce big road win for Silver Knights

LYNN, Mass. — On Saturday night, Clay Conaway (Maine) set the tone in a big way for the Nashua Silver Knights and his offense did the rest. Eight hits were all the Black Bears’ rising sophomore would need as he allowed just two hits and was charged for one run while striking out four in what was eventually a 4-3 win over the North Shore Navigators at Fraser Field. Conaway and...
Via Mill City Sports
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 America East Championship: No. 1 seed Stony Brook enters as team to beat again

LOWELL, Mass. — The road to the College World Series makes a pit stop in Lowell for the third straight season as the America East Conference will crown its champion this week at LeLacheur Park. Stony Brook, UMBC, Maine and Hartford make up this year’s Championship field, descending on the Mill City for three (or potentially four) days of playoff baseball this week. The double...
Via Mill City Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia Black Bears unveil new uniforms

The West Virginia Black Bears, the Class-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates recently unveiled their new uniforms for the 2015 season. Have a look:
Via Fox Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Answer Questions From Maine Junior Black Bears For Peewee Saturday (Video)

Ever wonder what Torey Krug’s favorite song is? What about Dougie Hamilton’s pregame ritual? The Boston Bruins answered those questions and more for the Maine Junior Black Bears during Peewee Saturday on NESN. Krug revealed that his favorite song is Zac Brown Band’s “Sweet Annie,” while fellow Bruins defenseman Hamilton likes to relax, load...
Via NESN.com
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey East Roundup: Vermont Dispatches Maine 3-2 In OT, Takes Series

The Hockey East tournament already has been filled with plenty of drama and plenty of extra time. And that was just the opening round. No. 7 seed Vermont (20-13-4) wrapped up an exciting start to the playoff tourney Sunday, needing more than 16 minutes of overtime to earn a 3-2 win over No. 10 seed Maine (14-22-3) and take the three-game series. After...
Via NESN.com
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Game Preview: UMass Lowell vs. Providence College

Last weekend, the UMass Lowell River Hawks had an up and down weekend. The first shutout the Maine Black Bears on Friday night and then lose in overtime to the Boston University Terriers on Sunday afternoon. Both on the road. Now the River Hawks return home for the first time in six weeks to face the Providence College Friars at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts on Friday...
Via Mill City Sports
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Game Preview: UMass Lowell at Boston University

The UMass Lowell River Hawks bounced back from a shutout loss to the UConn Huskies last weekend to shutout the Maine Black Bears on Friday night in Maine, 2-0. Now the River Hawks will look to keep things going against the Boston University Terriers on Sunday. This is the first meeting of the 2014-15 season for these two teams, but both sit at the top of the Hockey East standings...
Via Mill City Sports
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam Chapie, Kevin Boyle lead UMass Lowell past Maine

ORONO, Maine – The UMass Lowell River Hawks bounce back from a shutout loss to the UConn Huskies with a shutout win of their own over the University of Maine Black Bears on Friday night, 2-0. UMass Lowell does their best work when scoring first and working with the lead early in the game. The River Hawks didn’t want to have to come from behind, like they did in their last meeting this...
Via Mill City Sports
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Game Preview: UMass Lowell at Maine

The UMass Lowell River Hawks are coming off their first Hockey East conference loss this season against the UConn Huskies in Connecticut last weekend. The River Hawks were the last time to lose a conference game. Now the River Hawks will look to rebound against the University of Maine Black Bears on Friday. In their last meeting, the River Hawks topped the Black Bears in a tight...
Via Mill City Sports
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey East Roundup: Maine Scores Five Unanswered Goals, Defeats UNH 5-2

New Hampshire took a 2-0 lead at Verizon Wireless Arena on Friday, but Maine did the rest of the work from there. The Black Bears (4-12-1) scored five unanswered goals, holding off the Wildcats (4-10-1) en route to a 5-2 win. All five goals were scored by different skaters. UNH got on the board early, as junior forward Collin MacDonald scored just 4:58...
Via NESN.com
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

LIU Brooklyn gets 1st win, beats Maine 83-70

BANGOR, Maine (AP) Elvar Fridriksson had 19 points and seven assists to lead LIU Brooklyn to its first win of the season, a convincing 83-70 victory over Maine on Tuesday night. Landon Atterberry scored 16 points, Iverson Fleming added 11 and Gerrell Martin chipped in 10 for LIU Brooklyn (1-6). Maine held a slim 34-30 halftime lead, but Fridriksson nailed a 3 to open the second...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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