first_img Latest Posts Latest posts by Hugh Bowden (see all) GSA surges in 4th to win Northern Maine title – February 26, 2017 Like he did in the ’60s, Noel Paul Stookey sings out in troubling times – December 27, 2017 Hugh BowdenExecutive EditorHugh writes editorials, covers Hancock County sports and helps out where needed in The American’s editorial department. When he’s not on the sidelines, he enjoys playing jazz and tennis. [email protected]center_img CASTINE — The Maine Maritime Academy women’s basketball team opened its season with a win, while the Mariner men dropped a pair of games in invitational tournaments last weekend.In the first round of the Pepsi Mariner Challenge at Castine on Saturday, the Lady Mariners downed the University of Maine – Fort Kent 63-57 behind a 28-point scoring effort by junior Mary Badeen.Badeen also grabbed seven rebounds, sophomore Kristi Willey contributed 13 points, eight rebounds and three assists and senior Jillian Perron had 11 points, six rebounds and four assists.The Bengals held a 37-32 lead going into the second half, but a pair of free throws by Willey and a three-pointer by Badeen put MMA up 46-42 and the Lady Mariners held on for the win.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textIn the tournament final on Sunday, Roger Williams University downed MMA 45-34 as the Lady Mariners connected on just 13 of 63 shots from the floor and were out-rebounded 58-40.The Lady Mariners trailed from the outset, managing just 10 points in the first half.Badeen led all scorers with 12 points and had five steals and four rebounds. Willey had seven points and nine rebounds and Perron added five points and five rebounds.Badeen and Perron were named to the all-tournament team.The Lady Mariners will be back in action on Saturday as they travel to Standish to face St. Joseph College.The Mariner men came up short in both outings at the Ramada Roundball Invitational at the Harold Alfond Forum in Biddeford.In Saturday’s opener, the host University of New England Nor’Easters posted a 66-41 win.Sophomore Nick Holt of Ellsworth had a solid outing for the Mariners, coming off the bench to score a team-high 11 points, and Brian Goda had a game-high 15 rebounds for MMA.Eight unanswered points boosted the Nor’Easters to a 27-14 halftime lead, and another eight-point run in the second half boosted that lead to 48-29.On Sunday, Mitchell College rolled to a 85-73 win over the Mariners in the consolation game.Sophomore Kyle Boucher led four players in double figures for MMA with 18 points to go with nine rebounds as the Mariners connected on nearly 50 percent (29 of 59) of their shots from the floor.Sophomore Dylan Stevens finished with 14 points, sophomore Dylan Price had 12 and freshman Tyler Thayer added 11 points and 10 rebounds.The Mariners turned the ball over 30 times while forcing just 18 Mitchell turnovers.The Mariners were slated to host the University of Maine – Presque Isle last night (Wednesday) and will host the University of Maine – Augusta tomorrow (Friday) at 7 p.m. in Smith Gymnasium. Is this the kind of government we deserve? – July 10, 2017 Biolast_img read more

first_imgSumner Newscow report — As Mayor Shelley Hansel announced at the January 5, 2016 City Council meeting, the Town Hall meeting has been rescheduled due to scheduling conflicts.  The meeting will be held tonight (Monday) January 11, 2016, at 7 p.m. at the Wellington Council Chambers. Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more