BANGOR — No matter which Hancock County basketball team was competing on the Cross Insurance Center floor, the drama of tournament time was at its peak.Local teams delivered thrilling moments from the opening game, a 71-48 Ellsworth win over Mount Desert Island. That game saw the Eagles snap a streak of six straight double-digit losses to the Trojans, and the fun was only beginning.In the Class C boys’ ranks, one of the upsets of the year came courtesy of the Sumner Tigers, who got a basket from Colby Lee with one second left to top No. 1 Central Aroostook 54-53. The Class C bracket also marked the end of an incredible run for the George Stevens Academy boys, but not before GSA rolled past Calais and topped Mattanawcook Academy in overtime.On the girls’ side, MDI claimed the Class B North title with wins over Maine Central Institute, Winslow and Waterville before falling to Gray-New Gloucester in the state title game. The Trojans’ overtime win over Winslow in the regional semifinals came after Julia Watras hit a 3-pointer to tie the game as time expired in regulation.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textIn Class D, the Deer Isle-Stonington girls made it all the way to the regional final despite missing their top scorer, Rylee Eaton. The Mariners eased past Ashland and handed Woodland its only Class D loss of the year before falling to Southern Aroostook.
THE 2019 edition of the COURTS Pee Wee Football tournament commences today at the Ministry of Education ground on Carifesta Avenue with 12 matches.In the opening games of the day from 13:00hrs Timehri will play St Ambrose while on pitch two, St Agnes will battle Beterverwagting.From 13:50hrs Uitvlugt face Ann’s Grove while Soesdyke take on F.E. Pollard.Mocha and Tucville clash from 14:40hrs and South Riumveldt and Genesis compete on pitch two, with St Pius and Mae’s meeting at 15:30hrs along with West Ruimveldt against Craig.At 16:20hrs Marian Academy will oppose St Margaret’s on pitch one, while Enterprise will take on Smith Memorial on pitch two.St Stephen’s and J.E. Burnham will be in action, with North Ruimveldt challenging Redeemer also from 17:10hrs.
Photos of trophies to be presented to winners of the President Cup being put on display.The president of Liberia Football Association (LFA) president Musa Bility, has put on hold kickoff of the inaugural edition of the President’s Cup.The decision from the LFA president was made on Saturday, August 4, after he noticed that things were not properly structured for the commencement of the tournament.“The activities of the organizing committee are hereby placed on hold until further notice,” the release said.According to a release from the LFA,“the decision to place the opening of the 2018 President’s Cup on hold is to make the organizing committee all-encompassing to reflect the aspiration of the public since the tournament is being hosted in honor of the Chief Patron of Sports, President George Manneh Weah.”As was earlier announced, the tournament was expected to kick-off over the weekend, with 32 teams participating in the male category and eight teams in the female category.The tournament that will be hosted annually, is aimed at honoring the Chief Patron of Sports, President George Manneh Weah, for his “numerous achievements and contributions to the country.“The LFA Leadership through its President wants all technical and administrative protocols to be in place and properly structure a successful tournament,” the release said.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)