Bangor and Orono stand out among nominees for athlete of the week
The fall sports season is back in 2021, and we here at 92.9 The Ticket, Maine’s sports leader, are excited to support high school student-athletes throughout Eastern Maine. We would like to recognize the following student-athletes for their outstanding performances over the past week.
Here are the nominees of this week (in alphabetical order of last name) You can vote below until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 12. The results of the poll will be available once the vote is complete.
If you would like to nominate a student-athlete from Maine, please do so here.
You can watch many of these athletes compete on Ticket TV, which plans to broadcast 30 high school games this season.
Noah Carver, Washington Academy Raiders
Carver, who is blind, ran the Ellsworth Invitational cross-country race tied to his father. We were inspired by both teamwork and determination.
Chris Caswell, Town of Houlton Owners
On the offensive side, Caswell racked up 178 yards and three touchdowns in a 74-6 win over Ellsworth in college football. In defense, he made 7 tackles and a 99-yard interception return for a touchdown.
Colton Emerson, Bangor Rams
Emerson, a senior tight end, got four touchdown receptions from quarterback Max Clark in a 54-13 win over Brewer in college football on September 3.
William Hileman, Bucksport Golden Bucks
Golden Bucks sophomore Hileman claimed victory at the Ellsworth Invitational on September 4, posting a time of 16:06, nearly a full minute ahead of runner-up.
Troy Hispley, owners of Houlton County
Hipsley had three punt returns for 148 yards and two touchdowns in a 74-6 win over Ellsworth in college football.
Joey Morrison, Bangor Rams
Morrison, another senior on the Bangor team, carried the ball 15 times for 217 yards and two touchdowns in a 54-13 victory over Brewer on September 3.
Nora White, Orono Red Riots
White, a junior, placed second in the race behind her sister Ruth in the Ellsworth Invitational, but we were in awe of her sportsmanship as she stayed at the finish line to cheer on the other runners. until the last competitor finishes about 18 minutes later.
Ruth White, Orono Red Riots
Ruth, a quick sophomore, won the Ellsworth Invitational cross-country competition with an impressive time of 17:19. She will be one to watch.
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