Saturday, August 27th, 2016

USM Sports 2015-2016, a year to remember

Posted on May 04, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

By Nick Beauchesne, Sports Editor It has been an amazing year for USM sports so far. With spring season coming to a close in the coming weeks,and a full slate of fall and winter sports behind us, the USM community should be able to look back at this year with a sense of pride as to […]

USM baseball team falls to Babson College 12-8

Posted on April 26, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

By Erin Brown, Free Press Staff A grand slam by the Babson Beavers was ultimately the difference between them and  the Southern Maine Huskies Thursday afternoon. Although they rallied with five unanswered runs, the Huskies fell 12-8 after nine innings of play. Southern Maine’s record drops to 18-9. Babson picked up the lead early on […]

Sullivan prepared for life beyond the playing field

Posted on April 26, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

By Nicholas Beauchesne, Sports Editor With only two weeks left of the semester, many students are preparing for their final exams at USM. Graduating seniors see the end of their undergraduate experience just beyond the stack of books and pile of projects that await them. For those seniors that participated in collegiate athletics during their […]

Southern Maine Stuns Husson 6-1

Posted on April 19, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

Byline: Erin Brown Free Press Staff Dexter tallies two runs and three RBIs in Huskies’ victory over Eagles. Tuesday afternoon the University of Southern Maine Huskies took down the Husson University Eagles 6-1 with help from senior Sam Dexter (Oakland, ME/ Messalonskee) who smashed  a home run and tallied three RBI’s. Junior Paul McDonough (Wells, […]

An inside look at athletic training at USM

Posted on April 19, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

Nick Beauchesne Sports Editor Anyone who has played competitive sports during their lives has probably had the experience of having to visit the athletic trainer’s office at some point. Whether it is during practice, a game or while training during the offseason, injuries happen. When they do, it is crucial that the athlete receives treatment […]

USM Spring sports early season update

Posted on April 14, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

Byline: Nick Beauchesne, Sports editor Baseball: The Huskies find themselves at 8-5 with one game remaining in the early season non-conference schedule. Having beaten Bowdoin College Wednesday by a score of seven to two, the Huskies are looking to rebound from a stretch where they had lost three out of four games. Led by reigning […]

Spring Lacrosse Preview

Posted on March 22, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

By Erin Brown Southern Maine Huskies Men’s Lacrosse Preview: After finishing the 2015 season with a 6-7 overall record, the University of Southern Maine’s Men’s Lacrosse team is looking for a change of pace this season. The Huskies have a total of eighteen returning players on their roster including their top scorer from last season, […]

Huskies baseball poised for promising campaign

Posted on March 07, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

By Nick Beauchesne/Sports Editor The University of Southern Maine baseball team began practice a few weeks back. Despite the relatively warm winter weather everyone has been enjoying this year, the team has, as of yet, been unable to get outside and get to work on the field. As a result, the sound of popping gloves […]

A look back at WMPG and sports on the airwaves

Posted on February 23, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

By Nick Beauchesne A college radio station, at its best, offers a platform for individuals to express themselves and communicate to a wider audience by means of broadcasting. WMPG has been a staple of the USM community for over 40 years -stretching back to when it first hit the airwaves in 1970. Since that time, […]

USM hockey breaks new ice in 1998

Posted on February 23, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

By Erin Brown The year 1998 was a big one for the beloved hockey programs at the University of Southern Maine. The USM women’s ice hockey team would make their ECAC Division III debut, after playing at the club level for a single year. The 1997-98 season for the women’s club team proved that they […]