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.

Who’s No. 1? Targeting the state’s top long-range shooters

Taylor Schildroth’s 61-point scoring explosion during George Stevens Academy of Blue Hill’s 97-69 victory over Lee Academy on Jan. 6 has left basketball statistical junkies throughout the region curious about possible records that may have been set by the junior guard. While Schildroth’s total fell well short of the unofficial state high school boys basketball […]

Unsung contenders to clash in Corinth

One boys high school basketball game scheduled for Saturday that might not have drawn a tremendous amount of attention when the season began could have major implications near the top of the Class B North standings. The Presque Isle Wildcats, 5-1 and riding a five-game winning streak, will make their way to Corinth to face […]

Young Broncos pass first crunch-time test

Followers of the Hampden Academy boys basketball program have witnessed a New England Patriots-like run during the last dozen years under veteran head coach Russ Bartlett, with three Class A state championships and six regional titles during that span. Those followers include the area’s youth and middle-school players, all waiting for their chance to add […]