With the sun shining and a crispy spring breeze blowing the University of Southern Maine men’s lacrosse team kicked off the 2012 season playing their first game on the newly constructed Hannaford Field in Gorham Tuesday afternoon. In what turned out to be quite a heated contest despite the chilly weather, the Huskies dropped the game 5-7 to the University of New England Nor’Easters, bringing UNE’s win streak to three.
For as long as I can remember, my mother always warned me about saturated fats. Saturated fats, according to her conventional wisdom source, clog arteries and contributes to heart disease and obesity. She use to trim excess fat from the occasional steak I was able to enjoy once in a while. As for me, I [...]
University of Southern Maine men’s track team finished third in the 2012 New England Alliance Championship and second in Little East Conference scoring Saturday at the USM Field House in Gorham. UMass-Dartmouth won the Little East Conference 177 to USM’s 132 and took the alliance title, scoring 145 points to Westfield’s 94 and Southern Maine’s 91.
Whether you’re in a relationship, single or in between, Valentine’s Day is the day to celebrate and appreciate love. This year, instead of spending hundreds of dollars on flowers, chocolates and jewelry, why not try something different?
The University of Southern Maine women’s track team swept the Little East Conference and Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference to capture their 12th straight New England Alliance and LEC Championships Saturday at the USM Field House. The lady Huskies won by a 205 to 1324 margin over UMass-Dartmouth in the Little East and 168 to 136 over Worcester State for the Alliance title.
USM men’s basketball player Jeremy Jackson hadn’t been in his hometown just outside of New Orleans since August. But Jackson joined his teammates for a holiday tournament in the Big Easy over Christmas break, and the team was able to take away much more than just wins and losses from its trip.
Men’s basketball team: Last season the USM men’s basketball team won five of their first six games, which was one more win than they had in the entire 2009-2010 season. The Huskies have already repeated their early-season success in 2011-2012 by starting 3-0, and they have a bevy of returners that seem eager to erase [...]
In 1987, legendary USM men’s and women’s basketball coach Doc Costello accomplished something no other NCAA coach had done before, but it was his kindness and class toward everyone he came across that stood out far beyond his success and triumphs.
As I walked into USM Athletic Director Al Bean’s office last week, pictures adorned the wall, a bat leaned against the far wall with a furry USM Husky golf head cover over the knob and a graduate assistant and an intern were hard at work. Below me I felt my foot drag on a what [...]
As I approach my final year of school and my final year contributing to The Free Press, I’ve realized one theme remains consistent at USM: Students aren’t motivated to get involved.