Tag Archives: Black Bears

Some football suggestions for UMaine’s new director of athletics

An opening win by the UMaine Football team over its biggest rival is a fantastic way to start the season. And it was much needed. The schedule to start the year is an absolute beast. At Western Kentucky, at Central Michigan, and at Yale, a very good football team predicted to win the Ivy League […]

Debate: Should UMaine move more games to Portland?

Jeff Solari and Lee Goldberg debate if UMaine athletics should increase its presence in the southern part of our state. Lee says…. Ken Ralph has a great opportunity. Last week when Ralph was named the 7th Athletic Director at U-Maine since 2003, the usual accolades were thrown around. Good communicator. Good fund raiser. Understands the […]

Kevin Reed Is A Great Addition To Maine Men’s Basketball Coaching Staff

Last winter I spent several Saturday mornings watching my eleven and eight-year-old nieces play elementary school basketball. I think that it is vital that every school have a strong youth athletic program.   My nieces are both very tall for their age and have bits of raw talent. I watched as the coach pulled one […]

My Memories of Covering UMaine Women’s Basketball in Past NCAA Tournaments

Congrats to Amy Vachon and the UMaine Women’s basketball team on winning the America East Tournament and punching their ticket to the “Big Dance.” The Black Bears are a #15 seed and will take on Texas Saturday night in Austin. This is the eighth trip to the NCAA National Tournament for the Black Bears. Through […]