All posts by Ernie Clark

Ernie Clark

About Ernie Clark

I'm a veteran sportswriter who has worked with the Bangor Daily News for more than a decade. A four-time Maine Sportswriter of the Year as selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, my coverage areas range from high school sports to mixed martial arts.

Pirates’ Gilbert scores 1,000th career point

Piscataquis of Guilford senior Bryce Gilbert scored his 1,000th career point Thursday night during the Pirates’ 67-60 overtime loss to neighboring Dexter at Guilford. Gilbert reached the milestone by making two free throws with 1:42 left in the extra period to draw the Pirates within 62-58 in the Class C North battle. He added PCHS’ […]

GSA hopes for Mattson’s quick return

The George Stevens Academy boys basketball team hopes to regain the services of 6-foot-6 senior center Max Mattson after the Christmas holiday. Mattson, who has helped the Eagles of Blue Hill win back-to-back Class C state championships the last two seasons, missed his team’s 69-66 overtime victory at previously unbeaten Bucksport on Tuesday and Thursday […]

Several factors fuel Woodland’s fast start in ‘D’

Community-based youth basketball programs around the state often identify specific groups of players and envision them as tournament contenders once they reach the high school ranks. At Woodland High School, that time may be now. The Dragons, coming off their first winning season since capturing the 2009 Class D state championship, are off to a […]

Bangor’s Fleming receives UMaine scholarship offer

Bangor High School junior forward Matt Fleming received a scholarship offer from the University of Maine following the Rams’ 73-63 loss to Windham on Friday night. Fleming, the transfer from Oxford Hills of South Paris who earned second-team Bangor Daily News All-Maine recognition as a sophomore with the Vikings, scored 29 points and grabbed 15 […]