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Athlete of the week: Peter Del Gallo

Posted on February 12, 2018 by USM Free Press in Sports

Cooper-John Trapp, Staff Writer   Peter Del Gallo recently achieved number two standing in NCAA DIII wrestling after beating the number one ranked wrestler in his division, Jonathan Hass, a returning All-American. The 19-year-old sophomore exercise science major, with a coaching minor, currently ranks undefeated in 32 matches this season. His brother, Daniel Del Gallo, […]

NFL draws smaller crowds

Posted on February 06, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives, Sports

River Plouffe Vogel, Sports Editor Another year of the NFL has come and gone, of course this will be published before the final results of the Super Bowl, yet regardless of who wins, this year has been nothing short of turbulent for the league. Since its creation, football has been a powerhouse in American culture. […]

Athlete of the Week: Kristen Curly

Posted on February 06, 2018 by USM Free Press in Sports

Liz Trudel, Staff Writer Kristen Curly, a Freshman majoring in health sciences, has had a stellar start to her basketball career with the Southern Maine Huskies. The 5’10 athlete is a Gorham, Maine local who has grown up with a passion, drive, and dedication for athletic success. Curly started playing basketball at a very young […]

Winter sports update

Posted on January 28, 2018 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel, Sports Editor Winter break is over and school is back in session. While many students continue their education with winter courses, or have a full work schedule to maintain, the break still offers a short pause on the stress of classes. However there is an even smaller pause for USM’s student athletes, […]

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 […]