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Fans should be pretty happy with UMaine Men’s Hockey for now

Who expected the University of Maine men’s hockey team to be 5-2-1 eight games into the season? Certainly not any of us at the Sports Chowdah, especially after the first weekend of the season in which the Black Bears got drubbed by Providence and New Brunswick by an aggregate 12-0. That’s all ancient history now. There […]

UMaine Men’s Hockey home opener draws smallest crowd in decades

After being shut out 12-0 in their first two games, the U Maine men’s hockey team finally scored Friday night at the Alfond Arena. Actually they scored early and often against perpetual tomato can Alaska-Anchorage, literally the worst D-1 hockey program in the country. The Seawolves won 3 games last year and finished 60 out […]

UMaine football needs to ‘Elevate the Standard’ or they’ll miss the playoffs

“Elevate the Standard.” That’s the motto of the 2019 Maine Black Bear football team. On one hand I get it. For every amazing season like last year, there are a few years where Maine hovers around or below .500. For example UMaine was 10-4 last year but 18-25 with one winning season the four years […]