I'm in my 39th year of broadcasting on radio and television. Prior to joining 92.9 The Ticket in November 2012, I spent 16 years at WLBZ-TV (NBC Affiliate) in Bangor, Maine. My television experience included three years as a news reporter/anchor and 13 years as sports director/anchor. In 1993, I moved to WZON (AM620) in Bangor as sports/program director and created Maine’s first all-sports radio station. WZON was twice named Maine Associated Press Station of The Year. Along with my broadcasting duties, I am an adjunct instructor at the Husson University New England School of Communications in Bangor teaching Intro to Sports Journalism. I'm honored to have been named Maine Sportscaster of The Year six times, along with 13 AP Best Radio Sportscast awards, 12 AP/MAB Best Radio Play-by-Play awards, eight AP/MAB Best TV Play-by-Play awards and six AP/MAB Best TV Sportscast awards. My community volunteering includes president of Bangor East Little League, Senior League World Series opening ceremony committee chair, honorary member of the UMaine Black Bear Club, board of directors Maine Basketball Hall of Fame and member of the Jay Ramsdell Scholarship committee. I am from Houlton, Maine and a Ricker College graduate. My wife Nora and I reside in Bangor with our five children.
Coach Harasymiak On The Death Of Darius Minor
An emotional UMaine football coach Joe Harasymiak met the media today to answer questions surrounding the death of freshman DB Darius Minor during a workout Tuesday afternoon on the Orono campus.
Theriault To Race At Spud Speedway
Fort Kent's Austin Theriault is returning to home turf to race next week here in Maine. Last year's ARCA Series champion will race next Tuesday at Spud Speedway in Caribou in the Firecracker 200 Pro All Star Series race.
Maine’s Warren Earns PGA Championship Spot [VIDEO]
Maine pro Shawn Warren is going to play in golf's final major tournament, the PGA Championship in August, and he earned the spot in dramatic fashion.
Stump Merrill Part Of First MLB Draft
As the 2018 Major League Baseball draft gets underway this week, how about a trip down memory lane of Mainers getting that call to play pro ball.
Spencer-Thompson Sets Two PVC Records
The Orono girls and the Caribou boys win Penobscot Valley Conference Small School championships on Saturday. The meet was held in Caribou.
UMaine’s Bates Sign With Lions
Former Westbrook HS and UMaine linebacker Trevor Bates is getting another crack at the NFL. The Detroit Lions have signed Bates to a free agent contract.
Derrick Walk-Off HR Wins It For Maine [VIDEO]
UMaine's Alyssa Derrick did it again. Another home run at the America East Conference softball tournament and this one is a walk-off two-run shot to give the Black Bears a 4-3 win over Binghamton.
Tebow Returns To Hadlock Field [VIDEO]
Tim Tebow returns to Hadlock Field in Portland tonight as the Binghamton Rumble Ponies meet the Seadogs in an Eastern League Double-A doubleheader.
NHL To Marchand: ‘Stop Licking’ [VIDEO]
As the Boston Bruins try to keep their season alive today, two big storylines involving the Bruins players. Brad Marchand has been warned by the NHL to stop licking opponents and defenseman Torey Krug is out of the lineup with an ankle injury.
Monty In As Dallas Stars Coach [VIDEO]
It's official now...Former UMaine hockey captain Jim Montgomery is head coach of the NHL's Dallas Stars. At a press conference in Dallas to introduce him, Montgomery called it 'an awesome day for the Montgomery family'.