All posts by Larry Mahoney

Challenging schedule helping three-time regional champion Shires avoid complacency

Houlton High School girls basketball coach Shawn Graham admitted that he was concerned about his team’s potential to become complacent after winning three straight regional championships and two state titles. But his schedule will help conquer that possible issue. The Class C Shiretowners took a 5-0 record into Wednesday night’s game at Hodgdon and those […]

There is no shortage of contenders in Class A North schoolgirl basketball

Last year, Messalonskee High of Oakland went undefeated in winning the state Class A schoolgirl basketball championship. But the departure of Bangor Daily News All-Maine Schoolgirl first team selection Sophie Holmes left the door wide open this season and entering Wednesday’s games, there were no fewer than five teams sporting 4-1 records in the division. […]