Category Archives: Sports

At 2-2-1 since Valentines Day- Black Bears not giving us much to love

The University of Maine hockey team put itself in a perilous position heading into the final two games of its season by not sweeping a dreadful Vermont team at home last weekend. The Black Bears entered Saturday night’s game with Providence 1-19-1 against the Friars since the start of the 2013-14 season. Nate Leaman owns […]

This is the exact point in the UMaine men’s hockey season where it usually implodes

The college hockey season is a grind. It’s a half year test of physical and mental toughness for players and coaches alike. The past five marathon seasons have seen the UMaine Black Bears hit Heartbreak Hill right at this very point. But perhaps this year will finally be different. Maine has two regular season games […]

Celtics. Snowfall totals. Snickers. Which do Steve McKay find satisfying?

Fill-in the blank: This winter season has been ______________. My word? Unsatisfying. Your word may be different than mine, depending on your opinion of winter. To me, winter in Maine is all about snow. Ample snowfall for skiers, snowmobilers, snow-shoe types and the like. Yet so far, our winter of 2019-2020 has been quite wimpy […]

Local baseball fans and the media need to get their acts together

Spring training is finally upon us! The long drought from Super Bowl to pitchers and catchers reporting is finally over. Now, if we could just get the media to talk about actual spring training and not some petty “scandal” from two years ago. So the Astros and probably the Red Sox “cheated” by stealing signs. […]