Saturday, November 25th, 2017

USM wrestler makes a stand thousands of miles from home

Posted on November 08, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel Raul Gierbolini is a freshman, and he is one of the few students who is from Puerto Rico at USM. Gierbolini is also on the wrestling team, which is why he came to USM, despite it being so far from his home. This speaks to the reputation the USM wrestling team has […]

Athlete of the Month: Jess Williamson

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel USM is full of amazing student athletes, who have exceptional performances on and off the field, exhibiting sportsmanship and academic excellence. However, sometimes a student athlete comes around that takes exceptional to the next level. One such athlete is Jess Williamson, a senior from Goffstown N.H. Williamson is in her senior year […]

Fall sports recap

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel Men’s XC It’s been an exciting season for a very young men’s cross country team. With coach Ryan Harkleroad in his fifth season, it’s clear his system has been working. The USM Track Program for both men and women have been pumping out All-American’s and really putting USM running on the map. […]

Take a knee

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel Recently the sports world has been rocked with controversy over players kneeling or  choosing to stay in locker rooms during the national anthem. This of course isn’t entirely new but is a trend that has slowly, yet not so quietly, burst onto the national stage and simultaneously caused a national debate. However, […]

Intramural sports at USM

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Getting involved is an easy and great way to meet new people, learn new games, have a fun time and stay in shape. While sportsmanship and fun are first and foremost, it is also competitive and anyone who joins should expect to laugh hard and play hard. USM intramurals, which take place predominantly, […]

USM women’s volleyball faces Bates College

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the USM women’s volleyball team traveled to Bates College in Lewiston, Maine for their seventh match of the season. The Huskies were just coming off of a two game winning streak and sitting comfortably at 5-1 overall. Bates had just dropped their last two matches. They were looking […]

Fall Sports Preview and non-Student Athlete Opportunities

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel Fall is upon us, classes are in full swing and USM’s 2017 academic year is well underway. For many student athletes however, their year started almost a month ago in mid-August as they returned early for preseason training. Being a student athlete is a huge commitment and USM has a long history […]

America’s backwards sports culture

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel Sport’s culture gives the upper hand to men’s sports based only on gender and not skill or achievement. What’s worse, men’s teams that under-perform on the field and in revenue made, get paid more than women’s teams that not only win championships but generate more overall revenue. This does not just go […]

USM honors longtime baseball coach by renaming stadium

Posted on May 04, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

Erin Brown, Sports Editor “It’s kind of weird. But it’s humbling, especially when you’re still coaching,” Ed Flaherty said about receiving the honor of his career this past weekend when USM renamed the baseball stadium “Ed Flaherty field.” Flaherty has spent 32 seasons and counting as head coach of Huskies’ baseball.  Throughout those three plus […]

Men’s baseball stays on top of LEC rankings

Posted on April 22, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

By: Erin Brown, Sports Editor Number one seeded USM went into last Tuesday’s Little East Conference matchup against third seeded UMass Boston with a conference record of 6-0. Southern Maine continued on their perfect conference record with a 4-2 win over the Beacons. The victory extended the Huskies win streak to 11 games and their […]