Monthly Archives: January 2014

Basketball- A Family Affair in Hermon

Ask any successful coach what the keys are to success and most will give two primary reasons:  have exceptional players, and surround yourself with other quality coaches.  There are many assistant coaches throughout the state who put in countless hours in virtual obscurity to make their programs better, but few head coaches can turn to […]

Tournament Time: More is Not Merrier

With the 2014 high school basketball tournament less than a month away, I thought it would be fun this week to take a trip back in time.  Let’s go back to the 20th century, shall we?  Picture this scene:  a time before the Heal points were updated almost instantly online, heck an era when the […]

Houlton’s Kyle Bouchard Breaks 1000 Point Plateau

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Congratulations to Houlton’s Kyle Bouchard for recently eclipsing the 1000 point plateau in his career.  Bouchard broke the barrier as the Shiretowners travelled to East Machias this past Monday to take on the Washington Academy Raiders in a key Eastern Maine Class C battle.   The junior forward needed thirteen points entering the contest to reach the milestone, which he […]

My New Year’s Sports Wish List

Happy New Year!  This is the day every year when most of us resolve to change an area or areas of our lives we aren’t completely satisfied with.  These resolutions often run the gauntlet of losing weight, getting in better physical condition, getting more organized, handling finances better, etc.  The beginning of a new year […]