Athletics

Cosgrove named Colby College football head coach, media report

The Associated Press, Bangor Daily News, Morning Sentinel/Kennebec Journal, Sun Journal, WVII (Channel 7) and Journal Tribune reported Jack Cosgrove, the University of Maine’s all-time winningest football coach, will become the head football coach at Colby College in Waterville. Cosgrove will take over the program in January, becoming the 41st head coach since the Colby […]

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Cosgrove named Colby College football head coach

Jack Cosgrove, the University of Maine’s all-time winningest football coach, will become the head football coach at Colby College in Waterville. With mixed emotions, Cosgrove, currently the senior associate director of athletics at UMaine, made the announcement Friday, Dec. 29. “Athletics, particularly football at the University of Maine, has been my life’s work. I have […]

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UMaine Swimming and Diving team collecting goods to send to troops

The University of Maine Swimming and Diving team is raising funds and collecting goods to send care packages to troops deployed overseas. The team plans to have the packages ready to ship by Dec. 8 in hopes they will reach the troops by Christmas. Donations of items are being accepted in offices of the coaching […]

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Barron moving to new role in Athletic Department, media report

The Bangor Daily News, Portland Press Herald, WLBZ (Channel 2), WVII (Channel 7) and 92.9 FM The Ticket reported Richard Barron, currently on medical leave as the University of Maine women’s basketball coach, has been assigned a new role within the UMaine Athletic Department. For the next seven months, Barron will be a special assistant […]

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Emily Corbett

Emily Corbett: following athletic, artistic aspirations

Emily Corbett of Listowel, Ontario, Canada says she was presented with the perfect situation when she was offered a scholarship to play field hockey at the University of Maine. “During my initial visit to the campus, not only was I impressed with the athletic facilities, but was exhilarated to see the art facilities. Here was […]

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WABI reports on Police Department’s presentation of lifesaving awards

WABI (Channel 5) reported that the University of Maine Police Department presented three members of the UMaine Athletic Department — Jordan Fitzpatrick, Annie Grant and Ed Youngblood — with Lifesaving Awards. Fitzpatrick is an assistant softball coach, Grant is the coordinator for athletic facilities and special events and Youngblood is a member of the athletics […]

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BDN advances parking options on campus Friday night

Campus will be packed Friday night for the Black Bear men’s ice hockey game at 7:30 p.m. at Alfond Arena, and the Class C state championship football game at 7:06 p.m. on adjacent Morse Field. Officials from the University of Maine and the Maine Principals’ Association met to plan parking options, the Bangor Daily News […]

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UMaine to honor veterans with week of events

The University of Maine will recognize veterans with a week of events to coincide with Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The activities are coordinated by the UMaine Office of Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) and UMaine Veterans Association. UMaine Veterans Week activities will begin at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6 with the annual American and […]

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Nursing student, ROTC cadet, field hockey player featured on WABI

Lydia Gavner, a nursing student at the University of Maine, was featured on WABI (Channel 5). Gavner also is a member of the UMaine field hockey team and a cadet in the UMaine Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC). “I have a list of priorities. Obviously I can’t play field hockey if I don’t have […]

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UMaine announces ‘Vision for Tomorrow’ $200 million comprehensive campaign

Today at the University of Maine Foundation Annual Luncheon, University of Maine President Susan J. Hunter and University of Maine Foundation President Jeffery N. Mills announced that UMaine and the Foundation have moved into the final, public phase of the Vision for Tomorrow comprehensive campaign, a $200 million fundraising drive for UMaine. The campaign has […]

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