Athletics

Football Team Mentioned in News Story

A local CBS-affiliated television station covering the funeral of UMaine football player Charles Kyeremeh Jr. noted that most of the Black Bear football team, including head coach Jack Cosgrove, attended the ceremony Friday at the Lebanon Expo Center in Lebanon, Pa. Cosgrove and UMaine running back Pushuan Brown were quoted in the report. Kyeremeh was […]

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Health and Nutrition Camp in News Report

Bangor television Channel 2 (WLBZ) has a report about the Strong Mind — Strong Body summer camp, which is being held this summer at UMaine. Roosevelt Boone, a former Black Bear football player, is the camp’s program director. Contact: Jessica Bloch, 207-581-3777

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Media Coverage of Football Player’s Death

Several local and national media outlets covered the news that UMaine football player Charles Kyeremeh Jr. had been killed Sunday in a motorcycle accident in Pennsylvania. The USA Today website included an Associated Press version of the story, and the Los Angeles Times also carried a story. A CBS television affiliate in Pennsylvania had a […]

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Student-athlete Kyeremeh killed in accident

Charles Kyeremeh, a 20-year-old University of Maine sophomore and member of the Black Bear football team, was killed Sunday afternoon in a motorcycle accident near Donaldson, Penn. “Charles was an outstanding young man who had a bright future, both on and off the football field,” says Coach Jack Cosgrove. “He was an important part of […]

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Newspaper Story on Alumnus in Bike Race

The Bangor Daily News has a story about former UMaine track star Dereck Treadwell who won on Saturday the Newton’s Revenge bicycle race up the Mount Washington Auto Road in New Hampshire. Treadwell graduated from UMaine in 1998, gaining All-America status in 1996 when he finished 11th in the 1,500 meters at the NCAA championships. […]

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Basketball Coach Talks Recruiting, Upcoming Season

New UMaine women’s basketball coach Richard Barron was in a Bangor Daily News story about his efforts to recruit players for the 2011-12 season. Barron said his goal is to start building relationships with potential Black Bears in order to string together several good classes in a row and make UMaine an America East contender […]

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First-Year Soccer Player Featured in Newspaper

The Lewiston Sun Journal featured incoming UMaine first-year student-athlete Bri Hammond, who arrived on campus earlier this week to take summer classes and begin workouts with the UMaine women’s soccer team. Hammond, who attended Leavitt High School, said her dream had been to play college soccer, particularly at the Division I level. Contact: Jessica Bloch, […]

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Coverage of Health and Wellness Camp

The Strong Minds-Strong Bodies Inc.’s ¬†Wellness and Nutrition Summer Youth Camp founded by former UMaine football player Roosevelt Boone was featured recently on WABI (Channel 5) and also mentioned in the Bangor Daily News. A brief in the BDN announced the camp is providing free meals for eligible children through the Summer Food Service Program […]

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Maine Hockey Mentioned in Story on NCAA Violations

The website Inside Higher Ed has a story about the recent history and background of imposing penalties for NCAA violations, particularly the penalty of vacating games. The story mentioned that television bans as penalties have fallen out of favor, and the television ban was last applied to a Division I institution in 1996, when the […]

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UMaine Coaches, Kids Focus of Story

A Saturday Bangor Daily News story featured several UMaine coaches and their children, who were interviewed about the rewards and challenges of playing sports with a parent who is a coach. Football coach Jack Cosgrove and his daughter Jeri, who will be a sophomore at UMaine next fall, and son Matt were featured along with […]

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