Strong start for Lady Clippers basketball

by Phil Stuart

The University of Maine at Machias (UMM) Lady Clippers basketball squad has gotten off to a 3-1 start in regulation play.

Coach Troy Alley’s club played three exhibition contests in Fredericton, NB against the host St. Thomas University Tommies, the Mount Allison Mounties of Sackville, NB, and the Mt. Vincent Mystics of Halifax, Nova Scotia prior to the start of regular season play.

The Lady Clippers hosted the University of New Brunswick Lady Seawolves in a non-conference match-up Oct. 27 at the Reynolds Center.

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Washington County leads in Maine volleyball

by Phil Stuart

Volleyball has been played in Washington County since the seventies, but the Maine Principals Association didn’t sanction the sport until 1997.

Volleyball was primarily a sport played by Downeast Athletic Conference teams and it took several years before it started to grow on a statewide basis.

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Sumner wins DAC Soccer Championship at UMM

Brandon Grinnan heads the ball up the field in DAC title play. 

Silas Goldfarb looks for an open teammate while dribbling on the sideline.

 

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Action shots of Jonesport - Beals Royalette Volleyball

Royalette Reanna Smith digs the service for J-B.

Strong service from Kaylee Ireland.

 

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Rose M. Gaffney principal’s update

by Joyce Fragale

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Quoddy league fall baseball

by Phil Stuart

Back in the days of the Quoddy Baseball League, it was not uncommon for the league playoffs to take place in September and some years they even stretched into October.

Recently a teammate of mine on the Machias Bruins for ten years, Dickie Norton, dropped off a photo of the 1970 Machias Bruins baseball team. Dickie was a great teammate and one of the best clutch hitters that I had the privilege of playing with in my ten years as a member of the Machias Bruins.

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UMM volleyball season over

by Phil Stuart

The University of Maine at Machias (UMM) Clippers volleyball team recently completed its 2017 season.

Amy Fritz’s squad compiled an overall record of 8-16 while they fared better in the Yankee Small College Conference with a 6-4 mark.

The team started off with a 3-2 win over Unity at Husson University before dropping three straight to open the season at 1-3.

UMM would win two out its next three matches to improve to 3-4, but non-league back-to- back losses against Fort Kent lowered their record to 3-6.

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State Runner-up Lady Raider Volleyball in action shots

Time-out, as Coach Schwinn gives direction to his team.

Good hustle from Jinny Davis getting to the ball at WA.

Teeya Harmon delivers a solid service. Teeya connected for 18/19 serves at the States in MDI, while earning 3-aces.

 

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Clark and Kulig newest UMM Hall of Fame inductees

by Phil Stuart

Arnold Clark of Calais and Katherine Kulig of Ludlow, Massachusetts are the latest University of Maine at Machias (UMM) athletes to be inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony was held at the Reynolds Center on Oct.16.

Clark and Kulig join a list of former inductees that include Fred Reynolds, Tracy Keishner, Rich Larson, Elsie Larson, Drew Meredith, Barry Shrambam, Fran Plunkett-Robinson, Ordie Alley, Carol Lahaye, Dwight Ferry, Ralph Beal, Becky Tower and Billy Ashley.

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High school sports season winding down

by Phil Stuart

In volleyball the 2017 high school sports season is winding down with several school teams qualifying for post-season play.

Woodland High School currently holds down the top spot with a 12-1 record with recent victories over Washington Academy (WA) 3-2, George Stevens Academy 3-0, and Lee Academy 3-0.

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