Royals Improve to 9-2

by Phil Stuart

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Sea Wolves sweep Clipper Squads

by Phil Stuart

The University of Maine at Machias (UMM) Clippers continued their Yankee Small College Conference play on Jan. 10 by playing the always-tough Southern Maine Community College Seawolves in South Portland The UMM women got off to a rough start and tailed their host 18-1 after the first 10 minutes of play. The Clippers played the Seawolves even in quarter number two. SMCC held a 28-11 lead at the break. 

Southern maine went on another big run in the 3rd before going on to  win by a score of 60-33. 

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Royal Squads sweep Sumner

by Phil Stuart

The Jonesport-Beals Royalettes and Royals hosted the Sumner Tiger’s squads from East Sullivan January 21st in a doubleheader with both of the hosts squads picking up victories. After a couple of lopsided losses to defending Class D Champion, Vinal Haven and Roger Beals Royalettes picked up a much needed victory over the visiting Tigers. 

Sumner came out of the first quarter holding a 13-12 lead before Roger Beals’ Royalettes  gradually established a lead and took control of the game.

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Sports - Touney Contenders Downeast

by Phil Stuart

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Sumner Cheerleaders wins 2018 DAC Crown Action Photos

Pictured are the 2018 DAC Cheerleading Champions from Sumner High School. Members include front left -right: Allexis Martin, Lillian Young and Gabriella Richardson (all 3 are Seniors and Captains) Middle left - right: Josie Temple, Scarlet Capitano, Lauren Nault, Autumn Mowery and Abigail Bell. Back left - right: Coach Jessica Snowdeal, Audrey Buswell, Lauren Hanna, Rhiannon Alley, Meagan Eastman and Coach Monica Pettegrow.

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Battle of unbeatens

by Phil Stuart

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Machias Bulldogs drop 5-6

by Phil Stuart

 After a big emotional win over second -seeded Jonesport Beals, the Bulldogs have dropped two in a row and are currently 5-6 on the season. On Jan. 13 the Bulldogs made the long trip to Greenville to play the Lakers in a makeup contest originally slated for early December. It was the first meeting between the two teams since the Bulldogs defeated the Lakers for the state class D title last February. The Lakers had their key players back from a year ago and were this year’s preseason favorite,  while the Bulldogs had a much different look.

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Washington Academy Raiders improve to 7-3

by Phil Stuart

The Washington Academy (WA) boys hosted a pair of games last week at Gardner gymnasium in East Machias and now stand at 7-3.

 On Saturday, Jan. 6 the Raiders hosted the Foxcroft Academy Ponies and ended up dropping a close contest 67-63.

 The game featured a back and forth battle that wasn’t decided until late in the fourth quarter.

The Raiders held a 17-14 edge after eight minutes of play before the Ponies outscored Barry Terrell’s club 15-10 in the second quarter to take a 29-27 lead at the break.

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Lady Clippers edge Knights 55-52

by Phil Stuart

A two-game trip into the Green Mountain state saw the Lady Clipper’s salvage a win on Jan. 15 at Randolph Center, Vermont where they edged the Vermont Tech Lady Knights 55-52. The University of Maine at Machias (UMM) got a boost on the trip with Linda Rilex back in the lineup after a year’s absence from the team.

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Royals and Dragons are major contenders

by Phil Stuart

With the season half over for many teams, early indications might suggest that the Royals of Jonesport-Beals and the Woodland Dragons could be the favorites in northern Maine Class D.

Defending state champ Machias got wiped out by graduation and transfers. Southern Aroostook and Easton got hit hard by graduation and Central Aroostook moved  up to Class C.

Last year, Jonesport-Beals and Woodland both had young teams and this year they are ready to take the next step.

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