Tag Archives: Black Bears

Breaking down the UMaine hockey schedule: weak non conference slate will help with wins

By Ryan McLaughlin- Sports Chowdah. Well, if any of you want a distraction from the fact that the Red Sox stink and that the Patriots don’t open training camp for another few weeks, we know who the University of Maine hockey team will be facing this winter. UMaine released the team’s schedule for the 2019-2020 […]

Bad weekend for UMaine Men’s hockey team

Inexcusable. Pitiful. Embarrassing. Those are a few adjectives to describe the University of Maine hockey team’s performance at UConn this weekend. While the Black Bears did escape with a 2-2 tie on Saturday after losing 5-2 Friday, they needed an extra-attacker goal to gain their first Hockey East point. In the beginning, it appeared the […]

Black Bear fans should be excited: UMaine hockey preview

The Black Bears took small but worthy strides last season under head coach Red Gendron, finishing in a tie for fifth in Hockey East and hosting a first-round playoff series, dispatching hated New Hampshire in two games. There’s no reason to believe the Black Bears can’t climb even further this season. The league’s coaches seem […]

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 […]