Sports in brief . . .

18 years ago


    In the Dec. 20 issue of the Star-Herald the second quotation in the article “Bears down Eagles” was mistakenly attributed to Easton’s Jeremy Brock instead of teammate Brad Trask. We apologize for the error and any confusion it may have caused.

PIHS athlete of the week

    The Varsity Club and Big Cheese Pizza are pleased to congratulate Ben McPherson and Angela Norsworthy for being selected as athletes of the week for the week of Dec. 11-16.

    McPherson scored three goals and added two assists to lead the hockey team to a 5-5 tie with Orono and a 3-1 victory over Old Town. According to coach Carl Flynn, “Ben continues to lead the team as a captain should, both on and off the ice.”

    Norsworthy helped the girls’ varsity basketball team down two tough opponents with 24 points against Mount Desert Island and 18 against Ellsworth.

    Student athletes chosen as athletes of the week receive a one-item, large pizza courtesy of Big Cheese Pizza.

AYBL tryouts

    The Aroostook Youth Basketball League will be holding tryouts for the girls’ and boys’ grades 3 and 4 basketball teams at Northern Maine Community College on Jan. 2 and 4 from 6:30-8 p.m.

    The grades 3 and 4 season ends April 1. For more information contact Carol Raineri at 764-4393 or by e-mail at

MWSC upcoming events

    As the winter season approaches the clubs of the Maine Winter Sports Center are becoming more and more active. The following is a list of events scheduled for the coming months.

    A youth skier overnight camp is planned for Dec. 28-29 at the 10th Mountain Lodge in Fort Kent. For more information contact

    The Northern Skiers Club in Caribou is holding a New Year’s ski race and youth events on Dec. 31 in Caribou. For more information visit their Web site at

    The annual New Year’s Ski Race and Youth Ski Obstacle Course will be held Dec. 31 in Caribou.

    MWSC officials are hosting a citizen 5km race at the 10th Mountain Center in Fort Kent on Jan. 7.