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Albany too strong; beats Maine 20-7

ORONO, Maine (AP) Omar Osbourne rushed for 98 yards, Christian Dorsey had a 60-yard fumble return for a touchdown, and Albany (N.Y.) beat Maine 20-7 on Saturday. Will Fiacchi had 120 yards through the air and a touchdown for an Albany offense that won despite finishing with just 212 yards of total offense. Dorsey's fumble return tied the game at 7 and field goals of 52 and 46...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NESN 30: University Of Maine Wins First NCAA Division I Hockey Title (Video)

It was a storybook season for the University of Maine men’s ice hockey team. In 1993, the Black Bears were competing against Lake Superior State for their first NCAA Division I hockey title. They were down 4-2 in the third period, but they weren’t done yet. Maine scored three times in four-and-a-half minutes, solidifying a spectacular ending for their first title and finishing...
Via NESN.com
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Maine names Bob Walsh as next coach

The Black Bears have found their coach. Bob Walsh is taking over the program, agreeing to a four-year deal worth $420,000. The school made its announcement Wednesday morning. Walsh takes over for Ted Woodward, who was terminated after 10 seasons on the job, amassing a 117-178 record. The Black Bears went 6-23 last season. Walsh went 204-63 the past nine seasons while coaching...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

13-year-old hockey prodigy verbally commits to University of Maine

The University of Maine hockey program received a verbal commitment from an emerging star on Friday. It should also be noted that the current age and grade level of this aforementioned player is 13 years and seventh, respectively.Yes, Oliver Wahlstrom has pledged to the Black Bears at the ripe old age of 13, making him the nation's youngest NCAA hockey commit of all-time.“Oliver...
Via Bush League Chronicle
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Maine 19, Stony Brook 14

Marcus Wasilewski threw a game-winning 24-yard touchdown to John Ebeling as Maine held off a surging Stony Brook 19-14 on Saturday. Wasilewski injured his leg in the fourth quarter but returned to lead the game-winning drive, connecting on 5 of 6 passes with the last two covering 56 yards to Ebeling. Wasilewski was 15 of 24 for 188 yards. With the win, the Black Bears (8-1, 5-0...
Via AP on Fox
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Wasilewski lifts Maine to 37-35 win over Villanova

Marcus Wasilewski's 6-yard touchdown run with 8:45 remaining in the game lifted Maine past Villanova 37-35 in Colonial Athletic Association action on Saturday. Wasilewski completed 28 of 34 passes for 337 yards and two touchdowns and added 86 yards rushing on 20 carries, and another score, for the Black Bears, who rolled up 536 total yards and possessed the ball for 36:33 to...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Maine holds off Richmond's late rally to win 28-21

Marcus Wasilewski hit Arthur Williams for a 48-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter as Maine held off Richmond 28-21 in a Colonial Athletic Association opener Saturday. Nigel Jones rushed for scores of 18 and 46 to put the Black Bears (4-1, 1-0 CAA) up 21-13 early in the fourth quarter. Michael Strauss responded for the Spiders (2-3, 0-1), throwing a touchdown to Stephen Barnette...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Wasilewski's 5 TDs lead Maine over Bryant 35-22

Marcus Wasilewski threw for four touchdowns and ran for another to lead Maine over Bryant 35-22. Maine ran its record to 3-0 for the first time since 2002. Wasilewski went 23 of 32 for 263, completing passes to seven receivers in Maine's home opener. All four touchdown passes were to different receivers. Wasilewski also had 10 carries for 69 yards. Bryant (2-1) hung with Maine...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Maine Women’s Basketball Team’s Bus Involved in Crash on Interstate 95

The University of Maine’s women’s basketball team was involved in a bus accident Tuesday night on Interstate-95 in Georgetown, Mass. The Black Bears were traveling to a game against Boston University. According to WHDH, Maine athletic director Steve Abbott told reporters that the driver of the bus was slumped over the wheel at the time of the crash and may have suffered a...
Via NESN.com
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Guest Blogger: Joe Sturzl from Maine Campus

There isn't a prime Maine Football blog so I went to their student newspaper to find a source that could tell us about the Black Bears. Joe Sturzl covers the team for the Maine Campus and answered my questions regarding this weekend's matchup and the future of Maine Football. Check out the Maine Campus for more on Maine sports.ATLEeagle: You have multiple starters returning...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Bills give rookie WR Session deal after tryout

Wide receiver Derek Session signed with the Bills. The undrafted rookie out of Maine had a tryout during Buffalo's rookie minicamp earlier this month. The 6-1, 225-pound Session had 132 career catches for 1,364 yards and five touchdowns in 48 games for the Black Bears. The Bills also released offensive lineman Paul Madsen.
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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