Sports
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Ponies best Bucksport in the elements to win Class D North championship; Foxcroft to face Wells on Saturday for the Gold Ball
Both Foxcroft Academy and Bucksport High School had to contend with a kickoff temperature of around 20 and a windchill dropping the conditions into single digits during the 2017 Class D North championship on the evening of Friday, Nov. 10. But the Ponies weathered the situation better, jumping out to a 20-0 first quarter lead and claiming the regional crown with a 34-0 victory.
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Ponies top Dexter/PCHS 40-0 in D North semifinal; FA to host No. 2 Bucksport on Friday night
The Foxcroft Academy showed no ill effects from having a weekend off as a result of earning a quarterfinal bye by virtue of being the top seed in the Class D North football playoffs. During the team’s first action in two weeks the Ponies defeated fourth seed Dexter Regional High School/Piscataquis Community High School 40-0 on Nov. 3 to set up the Class D North championship at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10 with Foxcroft hosting No. 2 Bucksport High School.
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Speed, strong defense carry Houlton girls by Dexter to C North title
For the past few years, the Houlton High School girls soccer team has been knocking on the door of a regional championship, but had been unable to make that next step. Finishing as regional runners-up three of the past four seasons, many of Houlton’s seniors were wondering if their time would ever come. On Nov. 1 it did as top-ranked Houlton defeated No. 2 Dexter Regional High School 4-2 for the Class C North crown. The Tigers end their season with a 12-5 record.
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