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    February 7, 2010

    Windjammers pull away from Mustangs for third straight league crown

    A three-peat is not something that comes easily in the realm of sports. It requires many elements, perhaps none more important than a strong program, dedicated athletes and a knowledgeable coach. Such is the case for the Camden Hills boys basketball team, which traveled to Cony High School in Augusta Saturday for its third meeting of the year with the Mount View Mustangs of Thorndike. The two teams split games ...

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    February 7, 2010

    Dominating effort: Lions possess too big a bite for foes in league meet

    The story lines for Midcoast swimmers from the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B championships in recent days was mighty impressive. Where to begin with the accolades? How about the fact the deep and talented Belfast boys and girls dominated the competition to again earn league team titles? How about the fact the Midcoast crowned a bundle of individual and relay team champions, including multiple ...

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    February 7, 2010

    Mustang boys lone Waldo County squad to qualify for playoffs

    All eyes will be on the Mount View boys when the Maine Principals' Association regional high school basketball playoffs begin next week because it is the Mustangs who will carry the torch as the lone representative in the postseason for Waldo County this winter. While the Mount View are playoff bound, the Mount View, Searsport, Belfast and Islesboro girls, as well as the Searsport, Belfast and Islesboro boys, ...

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    February 7, 2010

    Kansas City Connection, Medical Miracles, Redneck Racers rule toboggan chute

    The air was crisp and cold and the sun shone brightly for most of the weekend, making for perfect conditions for outdoor fun and a historic celebration. Many of the hundreds of event goers even paid tribute to the anniversary by lying on a wooden sled and gliding at high speeds down an iced 400-foot wooden chute before barreling across a frozen pond. And most did all that wearing hilarious costumes and sporting ...

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    February 5, 2010

    Thomaston, Searsport, St. George, GSB all earn title shots

    Busline League Division II Small School Division basketball championships will be on the line Saturday, Feb. 6 at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle as four teams battle for supremacy. In the boys final, No. 1 Thomaston Grammar School (11-0) will face No. 3 Great Salt Bay of Damariscotta (7-5) at 2 p.m., while in the girls championship, No. 1 Searsport (9-0) will play No. 2 St. George (7-2) at 4 p.m. In Thursday's ...

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    February 5, 2010

    Mount View keeps hungry Lions at bay in finale

    When the Mount View and Belfast boys basketball squads stepped onto the court Thursday night for their 2009-10 regular-season finale, the Mustangs and Lions were teams heading in different directions. While Mount View players have visions of league, regional and state championships dancing in their heads, Belfast student-athletes were looking to finish a disappointing season on a strong, positive note. And, ...

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    February 5, 2010

    Vikings, Panthers, Hawks wrap up regular seasons

    There were a bundle of high school basketball games on the docket Thursday night with the end of the regular season scheduled for Friday, Feb. 5. While some Midcoast teams are gearing up for their respective regional playoffs, set to begin next week, others were hoping to wrap up their seasons with strong finishes Thursday. The following is a recap of reported games: BOYS Vinalhaven 61, North Haven 25 ... ...

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    February 5, 2010

    Mustangs use sturdy defense, Kein effort to defeat Lions

    On Thursday night, the Mount View girls basketball team played like a squad that wanted to be, in fact, probably should be a regional playoff participant, while Belfast again demonstrated its overall improvement with a solid second-half effort. That was the scenario that faced both Waldo County squads in their final regular-season games Thursday night in Belfast. When the dust had settled, the visiting Mustangs ...

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    February 3, 2010

    Snowmobiling: adventures in Maine’s outdoors

    Maine winters can be harsh and brutal. For some, it's long, boring and filled with nothing to do. Some may pack up skis and snowboards and hit the slopes, others may strap on cross-country skis or snowshoes and hit the trails. Then there are those who set out on an outdoor adventure on their snowmobile. According to the Maine Snowmobile Association's website, more than 100,000 snowmobiles ventured out for a ...

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    February 3, 2010

    Hatch helps Eagles soar with 1,000th career point

    While scoring the 1,000th point of his high school varsity basketball career, Islesboro Central School junior Jason Hatch led the Eagles to victory Tuesday night in their final game of the regular season. Hatch scored 22 points to help the Eagles beat host Pine Tree Academy 57-33. Islesboro led 12-6, 28-17 and 49-23 at the quarter breaks. The team win and individual milestone by Hatch were important to the ...

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