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Dylan Harmon-Weeks

Senior at Foxcroft Academy

Isaiah Thomas Controversy

Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas says that he has been “gypped his entire life.” Thomas, who is only 5’9″, is an absolutely incredible offensive player. He is putting up career numbers across the board and still came up short in the NBA All Star Voting. On the season he is averaging 21.8 points per game and 6.6 assist per game. Based on his stats alone, it appears that Thomas would receive enough votes to earn a spot on the All Star team, but this was not the case. Continue reading “Isaiah Thomas Controversy”

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Boston Celtics Future

On July 12th, 2013, the Boston Celtics announced that they had traded Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Brooklyn Nets. The fans of Celtics Nation immediately questioned Danny Ainge and why he would pull the trigger in this trade with no obvious star power return. It was obvious this trade was for the the future of the team but some fans failed to see the potential of this trade. Reporters encouraged the sports world that this trade would be a huge benefit for the Celtics in the future and the future is now. Continue reading “Boston Celtics Future”

Foxcroft Boys Basketball Mid-Season Roundup

Just by looking at the Foxcroft Boys basketball record it would be a fair to say that something needs to change for them to be able to make a run in the playoffs at the Cross Insurance Center. Continue reading “Foxcroft Boys Basketball Mid-Season Roundup”

Should college athletes be paid?

Athletes all across the country at the division l level rake in revenue at an exceptional rate but never see see a stitch of this money. Continue reading “Should college athletes be paid?”

Warriors historic start

Last Tuesday, the Golden State Warriors broke the record for the best start to a season in NBA history. They now are sitting on a 20-0 start which tops the previous record set by the 1948-49 Washington Capitols and the 1993-94 Houston Rockets who both started the season 15-0. Continue reading “Warriors historic start”

Edelman goes down, who’s next man up?

Among several big names in the NFL that went down to injury in week 10 was Patriots outstanding wide receiver Julian Edelman. Edelman struggled off the field at the end of the first quarter against the New York Giants where he proceeded to slam his helmet to the ground in frustration with an apparent foot injury. Continue reading “Edelman goes down, who’s next man up?”

Don’t wait, prepare for winter now

As the leaves change colors and begin to fall, people across Maine begin to prepare for yet another long, hard winter. On November, 2nd 2014, nearly a foot of snow was dumped on Bangor, Maine. This early snowstorm which was a wet, heavy snow, left approximately 140,000 people of Maine without power.
Continue reading “Don’t wait, prepare for winter now”

Foxcroft boys soccer upset Medomak, and prepare for top seeded Ellsworth

As the Foxcroft boys soccer team arrived at Medomak Valley high, all odds were against them. They had been on the bus for two hours, they arrived only twenty minutes before game time, they were playing on an unfamiliar field and they were ranked below Medomak in the heal point standings but, “the odds have never won a game” said junior captain Logan Butera. Continue reading “Foxcroft boys soccer upset Medomak, and prepare for top seeded Ellsworth”

Foxcroft boys soccer team uses win against Hermon for momentum entering playoffs

Dover-Foxcroft – “I was emotional knowing it was my last regular season home soccer game ever, but I knew if we played the way we were capable of playing, we had a great chance to win,” said senior Blake Arno. Following the presentation of flowers to the seniors parents, both teams took the field which was under beautiful conditions. “The sun was shining and it was just a perfect day to play soccer,” said Arno. Continue reading “Foxcroft boys soccer team uses win against Hermon for momentum entering playoffs”

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