Athletics

BDN covers Curry’s coaching experience with San Antonio Spurs

The Bangor Daily News interviewed University of Maine assistant men’s basketball coach Edniesha Curry about her experience guest coaching the San Antonio Spurs’ Sacramento and Las Vegas summer league teams. “It was phenomenal to see such high-level athletes so selfless in everything they did throughout the day,” said Curry, a former WNBA player. “Everything was […]

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WABI talks with Vachon, Ralph about new basketball floor

WABI (Channel 5) talked with University of Maine women’s basketball coach Amy Vachon and athletic director Ken Ralph about the new basketball floor in Memorial Gymnasium, aka “The Pit.” The refinished floor resembles the floor at Cross Insurance Center, where the men’s and women’s hoop teams play most of their home games. Vachon said the […]

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Longtime UMaine admissions director passes away

Albert Hackett of Orono, a University of Maine alumnus and longtime admissions director, passed away July 13. He was 88. Hackett was a UMaine student-athlete who was inducted into the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame and University of Maine Sports Hall of Fame. He began his career at UMaine in 1966, and was named director […]

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Fogler Library sign

Bilingual signage — English and Penobscot — now at UMaine

New University of Maine building and road signage on campus is now bilingual — English and Penobscot. Signs for Memorial Gym and New Balance Student Recreation Center note the names in Penobscot — αttali-milahəyαwələtimək — translated as “place where you play a variety of games.” At Fogler Library, awihkhikaní-wikəwαm means “book house”; at Wells Conference […]

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Morse Field

Black Bear football tickets go on sale July 8

While University of Maine students receive free tickets to home football contests, other Black Bear fans can score single-game tickets starting at 10 a.m. Monday, July 8. Season memberships to watch the defending Colonial Athletic Association champions also are available and start at $65. Season memberships entitle holders to a free tailgate parking pass.  The […]

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San Antonio Express-News announces Curry to guest coach for Spurs

The San Antonio Express-News reported that University of Maine men’s assistant basketball coach Edniesha Curry is one of two women who will be a guest coach on Blake Ahearn’s staff next week in the 2019 Salt Lake City Summer League. Curry is the lone female assistant coach in Division I men’s basketball. The Spurs made […]

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James Oliver

Olivier to compete for Team USA at Pan American Games

James Olivier won the 800-meter at the USA Track & Field U20 Outdoor Championships on Sunday in Florida to earn a spot on Team USA that will compete in the 2019 Pan American U20 Championships in Costa Rica. The graduate of Cony High School won the final in 1:50.67. In March, Olivier set a UMaine […]

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James Oliver

Olivier to race for spot on Team USA

When James Olivier runs the 800-meter at the USA Track & Field U20 Outdoor Championships, he’ll be striving for a spot on Team USA that will compete in the 2019 Pan American U20 Championships in Costa Rica. To qualify, the rising sophomore needs a time of 1:48.80 or better at the Ansin Sports Complex in […]

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