Clippers battle SeaWolves

by Phil Stuart

The University of Maine at Machias (UMM) Clipper Mens’ and womens’ soccer  squads traveled to South Portland on Oct. 14 to play Yankee Small College Conference rival Southern Maine Community College.

The women came home with a 1-0 decision while the men had to settle for a 1-1 tie.

The Clipper men came out of the Southern Maine Community College game with a 6-7-2 overall mark and a 4-2-2 record in the Yankee Small College Conference.

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Jonesport - Beals Royals soccer in action photos

Ryan Alley to drive the ball for the Royals 

Reed Willette hustles to the ball in Class D soccer action. 

Adam Robinson controls the ball for J-B.

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DYSA celebrates four years of youth soccer Downeast

 

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

When Kevin and Jeanne McEwan relocated to Machias last year, one of the first things they did was scout out the local soccer programs. “We raised three boys in Utah that were very involved in soccer,” said Kevin McEwan. “We thought, we couldn’t live without soccer!”  

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Shead Tigers in soccer action photos

Please see photo spread on page 16-17 or view on the Digital Version here.

Jacob Fredette stops an incoming ball on the Tiger defense.

Austin Ashby gets a foot inside to control the ball.

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Clipper ladies back even

by Phil Stuart

The University of Maine at Machias (UMM) Lady Clippers soccer team have won four out of their last five contests and are now at the 500 mark 5-5-1 and 3-2-1 in the Yankee Small College Conference.

On Sept. 27, the Clippers avenged a 1-0 loss to Unity nine days earlier by defeating the Rams at home 1-0.

Megan Fromwillei of UMM scored unassisted 7.32 into the game which was the only offense by either team.

Aisling Farragher-Gemma made 4 saves for UMM

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UMO alum takes Grand Willey 10K

by Phil Stuart

On September 23rd, several area runners entered either the 10K or the 5K at the Grand Willey Road Race in Ellsworth.

The 10K race overall winner was former UMO basketball star Tracy Guerette who ran an excellent time of 37:39.

Tony Santiago finished 10th overall with a time of 48:52. Other local runners and their times were Ashley Santerre of Columbia Falls 51:47, Tim Formby of Steuben 53:31 and Andi Miner of Machias 1.17.59

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Barrenview happenings

by Phil Stuart

The golf season is rapidly winding down as the middle of October is upon us.

There has been a rush of activity at Barrenview Golf Course in Jonesboro the past couple of weeks.

On Sept. 27 at the Senior Scramble, it took a putt-off for Jeanine Wright, Norm Lezy, Chuck Nevala and Frankie Gatcomb to edge out Lynn King, Dennis Lewey, Burnie Matthews and Don Portous as both teams finished at -4.

Six teams finished with a -3 but Ralph Backman, Britt Worner, Steve Beauregard and Bob Loud won by a blind draw.

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High school sports roundup

by Phil Stuart

The local high schools are winding down their fall sports seasons in soccer, volleyball, cross country and football.

At the present time, Woodland has a sizable lead in Class C volleyball with a 9-1 record. The Dragons are 9-1 with Washington Academy a distant second with a 5-4 mark. Look for the Raiders to come on strong and win Class C. They have played a tougher schedule and should be prime. Calais High School is third with an 8-3 mark. The Devils handed Woodland their only loss by beating the Dragons in straight sets October 2nd.

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Two trail races scheduled for Oct. 29

by Phil Stuart

If you liked the Downeast Coastal Conservancy’s Bad Little Trail Run in Whitneyfille, you might want to try  one or two upcoming trail runs in Orland and Sullivan.

These two trail runs go hand in hand and are called the Downeast Double Trouble Trail Race Challenge.

On Oct 29, the Great Pond Mountain Conservancy Trust will host a two mile trail run and a 6.3 mile challenge.

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Clipper men 6-7-1

by Phil Stuart

The University of Maine at Machias (UMM) Clippers mens’ soccer team has compiled a 6-7-1 overall record and a 4-2-1 mark in the Yankee Small College Conference as they enter the final stage of the regular season.

On September 27th, the Clippers hosted the Unity Rams, a team they had tied 2-2 nine days earlier.

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