Eagles fall at homecoming

first_img Town report wins award – October 11, 2014 Bio Fitness trainer is now cancer-exercise expert – October 12, 2014 Latest Posts Schoodic Grange hosting sale – October 30, 2014center_img Fenceviewer Staff The Eagles take off on a run in Friday’s 56-18 loss to the Huskies of Maine Central Institute.ELLSWORTH – The Ellsworth-Sumner Eagles lost their homecoming game 56-18 to the still undefeated Maine Central Institute Huskies on Friday.“We’re a young team,” Ellsworth coach Duane Crawford said. “We’ve got a long ways to go.”But on Friday, Crawford said he saw progress. Ellsworth-Sumner scored three touchdowns in the second half after leaving the field at halftime down 42-0.With under seven minutes left in the third quarter, Eagle wide receiver Tyler Getchell scored the team’s first points of the game on a touchdown pass from quarterback Stephen Cowles.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textMichael Garland closed the quarter with a 5-yard plunge into the end zone to narrow the deficit to 42-12 heading into the last quarter.Scott Parr scored the Eagles’ final points with an 82-yard kick return, concluding the game on a high note despite the 56-18 loss.“Scotty had a great game, with that return at the end,” Crawford said. “We’re improving every week.”Getchell also led the team offensively, totaling nine catches for 163 receiving yards. Parr had two catches for 15 yards, and Wally Rumill had one for eight. Cowles completed 12 of 22 passes for 186 yards.On defense, Deonta Linscott had five tackles, two pass breakups and a forced fumble.Ellsworth-Sumner will face the Orono Red Riots next at 7 p.m. Friday at home.Find in-depth coverage of local news in The Ellsworth American. Subscribe digitally or in print. Latest posts by Fenceviewer Staff (see all)last_img read more

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Gilligan turns in solid performance in tie, will face old program Saturday

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on October 11, 2014 at 12:34 pm Contact Jon: [email protected] | @jmettus Jenn Gilligan remembered playing against Kendall Coyne during her time at the University of New Hampshire. So when Gilligan saw Coyne — who plays on the United States women’s national hockey team — skating down the right side of the ice, she knew Coyne’s teammate would feed her the puck. Gilligan slid to the right side of the crease and saved the one-time shot taken from just a few feet away, sending the puck into the corner.“I knew that pass was coming,” Gilligan said. “I saw it happen before it did.”When Syracuse needed it, Gilligan came up strong. She made 28 saves and only let in one goal as SU (1-1-1) tied Northeastern (0-0-1), 1-1, at Tennity Ice Pavilion on Friday night. Northeastern created odd-man rush opportunities, but Gilligan played aggressively and controlled rebounds to keep the damage to only one goal.Northeastern started out slow, only putting four shots on net in the first period, but managed 16 in the second.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textMidway through the second, Hayley Scamurra got free in front of SU’s net and took a backhand shot that Gilligan knocked harmlessly away. On the penalty kill, she directed away a one-time slap shot from the point.“Gilli made some big saves,” SU head coach Paul Flanagan said. “I thought in the second period she made two or three real big saves. They weren’t flashy saves or fabulous. They were just solid saves. “Minutes after Gilligan saved Coyne’s shot in front of the net she made a similar one, this time beating the puck to the left post on a two-on-one rush while on the power play.“She moved across the crease really quick tonight,” defenseman Kaillie Goodnough said.As Gilligan and her defensemen play more games together they’re able to communicate more effectively, she said. She was able to be more aggressive and play further out of the crease to cut down the shooter’s angle.Her positioning helped her direct shots into the corners of the ice and cover up rebounds in front to limit Northeastern’s second-chance opportunities.“My depth was a lot better in the net than last week,” said Gilligan, who gave up 7 goals in a 10-2 loss to Boston College last Saturday. “I’m getting a little more comfortable with my D and trusting them as much as they’re trusting me so I’m comfortable playing out of my crease a little bit more.”She played with confidence and showed her experience, Flanagan said. When players were crashing the net, Gilligan was able to freeze the puck and get a stoppage in play. She also avoided having to make highlight-reel saves. “It’s like good referees,” Flanagan said. “You don’t notice them, right? When you don’t notice your goalie (she’s) just doing a good job.”The only shot that beat Gilligan came with just over seven minutes left the second period. As Northeastern’s power play ended, a Syracuse defender missed a check, leaving Coyne unguarded with the puck by the left faceoff circle. She sent one past Gilligan’s blocker and into the top-left corner of the net.“Give her credit,” Flanagan said of Coyne’s goal. “That’s why she’s on the Olympic team.After the strong performance, Gilligan will most likely be the starter when Syracuse takes on UNH tomorrow — her former team. “It’ll definitely be a big one for me,” Gilligan said. “This is one game I really don’t want to lose.” Commentslast_img read more

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Alanson man charged with sexually assaulting girl under 13 years old

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisOnaway, Mich. — An Alanson man is behind bars after sexual assault of a girl under the age of 13.The man was living with the girls family in Onaway at the time of the assault. Michigan State Police arrested 19–year–old James Knapp after a four month investigation. A worker at the Department of Health and Human Services contacted the MSP Gaylord Post to report that child may have been victimized.Troopers found enough evidence to  have Knapp charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree and one count of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree.Knapp was lodged in the Presque Isle County Jail on Tuesday. He was also arraigned in the 89th District Court where the judge assessed a $200,000 cash bond. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: 89th District Court, Alanson, Crime, Department of Health and Human Services, MSP Gaylord Post, Onaway, presque isle, Presque Isle County Jail, Sexual AssaultContinue ReadingPrevious Photo of the Day for Wednesday, April 24Next Senior Living: A new, free program that can save liveslast_img read more

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