Former Rivals Winslow and Waterville to Co-op in Hockey Starting Next Season

The class B north hockey scene will take a big turn this winter, as bitter rivals, Winslow and Waterville have decided to create a co-op for hockey due to declining numbers. They reportedly talked about it this year, but, Waterville was stacked for one more run. The Purple Panthers are two time defending state class B champions.

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Jackson Coutts Wins John Winkin Award as Maine’s Mr. Baseball

The senior high school all-star games played today in Waterville.

The John Winkin Award for Maine’s “Mr. Baseball” has been announced. It goes to Orono’s Jackson Coutts. Coutts led the Red Riots to their first state title since 1994, last weekend, and is headed to division one Rhode Island on a baseball scholarship.

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Ortiz earns ‘super honor’ with Red Sox retiring his No. 34

BOSTON — David Ortiz had seemingly won and done it all throughout his storied 20-year career. Three World Series championships and a World Series MVP Award. Seven American League Silver Slugger and two Hank Aaron awards. Ten All-Star Game appearances. Oh, and an unforgettable ALCS MVP performance in 2004 against … …read more

Orono’s Coutts wins Mr. Baseball award

WATERVILLE, Maine — As the years pass since Dr. John Winkin’s 2014 death, fewer and fewer young baseball players around the state have recollections of the iconic coach. Orono High School senior Jackson Coutts is somewhat of an exception, with his father Mike having played baseball and served as an … …read more

Winkin Mr. Baseball Award winners

High school baseball Dr. John W. Winkin “Mr. Baseball” Award winners 2017: Jackson Coutts, Orono 2016: Trevor DeLaite, Bangor 2015: Eric Hoogterp, Old Town 2014: Ben Greenberg, Scarborough 2013: Ryan Rebar, Foxcroft Acad. 2012: Ben Wessel, Scarborough 2011: Sam Balzano, Deering 2010: Matt Verrier, Oxford Hills 2009: Chris Bernard, … …read more

Nick Derba Selected as UMaine Head Baseball Coach

Nick Derba is named officially the UMaine head baseball coach. He served as interim head coach this past season.

The Black Bears went 25 and 29, this year, and Derba helped Maine on the wild ride to the America East Championship Round.

He’s been with the Black Bears for the past four seasons.

The players voiced their opinions on social media this week. This is the decision they and many around the state had hoped for. Nick spoke today about removing the interim tag from his title and moving forward…

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