Each week we will take ten high school football games from around Eastern Maine and pick who we think will win those games. This week we actually took nine high school football games and added one NFL game.
Marc Calnan– 1991 graduate of Sacopee Valley High School. Founder and Owner of the Eastern Maine Sports Blog. Owner of the Eastern Maine High School Sports Examiner and the Eastern Maine College Sports Examiner.
Tiger Stewart 1994 graduate of Bucksport High School, Varsity Baseball Coach BHS 2006-2008, currently living in Lake Mary, FL Project Manager at R & P Marble.
Dave Gordon– 1991 graduate of Mattanawcook Academy. Member of the Northwest Georgia Football Officials Association, weekly high school football contributor for Dalton Daily Citizen, Dalton, Georgia.
Ryan Lincoln 2012 senior at Woodland High School, play all varsity sports in baseball,basketball,soccer. Planning to attend University of Maine at Machias.
Frank Johnson– 1974 graduate of Washington Academy and 1979 grad of UMM. Former high school teacher/coach(basketball and cross-country), and college coach(basketball). Current middle school coach( BASEBALL AND SOCCER) and teacher. Have also officiated most high school sports at one time or another. Lives in Brewer, Maine with wife and one child, Abby. Four children have moved on to their own families and given us four lovely grandchildren.
Matt Schilmoeller 1995 graduate of Orono High School. Current assistant football coach at Old Town High School. Currently a student at EMCC. Majoring in early childhood education.
Aaron Jackson – 2004 graduate of Old Town High School. Currently is a sports reporter/anchor for ABC-7 and FOX Bangor. Co-host of Sports Blitz, a local high school football highlights show aired every Friday night.
Dylan Knowles– 2012 senior at Hampden Academy. Plays varsity football for the Broncos. planning to attend Husson University.
David Mosley, 1976 graduate of Dexter Regional High School. Works at Born Shoe Dexter. IAABO Basketball Official for over 30 years.
Sean Stackhouse – 2010 graduate of NESCom. Star backup right fielder of some Pittsfield Little League team back in the day. Public address announcer for UMaine, Old Town, and Motor City baseball; MCI basketball, and play-by-play/color commentator on 93.5 FM and 1160 AM.
John Kedderis– 1994 Graduate of Stearns High School. volunteer Scorekeeper/PA Announcer for Millinocket Little League since 1989.
Aaron Howard-2000 graduate of Mt. Blue High School, and a 2004 graduate of The University of Maine at Augusta. Currently working at the Department of Health and Human services in Augusta.
Guest- Week 1- Chris Popper– Cumulus Broadcasting. Week 2- Derek Smith– 2009 graduate of John Bapst. Currently assistant coach at John Bapst. Week 3- Reg Bamford– is a retired, 21 year, veteran of the United States Air Force and Maine Air National Guard and a former Asst. Varsity Baseball Coach at Old Town High school. Currently living in Edmond, OK working at Tinker AFB, in Midwest City, Oklahoma. Week 4- David Utterback– In 8th year as PE Teacher and Head Baseball Coach at Old Town High. Has been Head Coach of Motor City Legion for 2 years, with 3 previous years as Orono/Old Town Twins Head Coach. Named 2011 Zone 1 Coach of the Year. Defending BDN Forecast Guest Champion. Week 5- Wendell White- Lives in Hudson, Maine. Master electrician at Bangor air national guard. Babe ruth assistant coach. Former varsity baseball assistant coach at Central High School. Week 6- Andrew Hart- 1999 Graduate of Aitkin (MN) High School. Has lived in South Portland, Maine since 2002. Runs the website Maine High School Football. Week 7- Skip Hawkes- 1968 graduate of Bangor High school, 1970 graduate of Eastern Maine Community College with a degree in Business Administration. Co-Owner of Maine Sports Report and MSR Photos. Resides in Glenburn,Maine. Week 8- Prescott Rossi- “It’s hard for me to believe, but I’ve been at WABI TV5 for two years. It’s flown by. I love my job and I feel very lucky to cover sports for a living. I’m a graduate of Boston University and I’m used to the harassment from UMaine fans. If you see me covering a game, stop by and say hello. I promise I won’t bite (hard).” Week 9- Rick Mchale- Went to Brewer High School and Played Football and ran Winter and Spring Track. Grad in 1976. Lives in Bucksport and with my Wife , Tracey. Coached Baseball and Football in Bucksport for 15 years. We have three kids, Chris , Ricky , Katie that all went to Bucksport. 5 grand kids. Like to follow local sports and fish.
Skowhegan (5-3) @ Bangor (6-2) – Friday, October 28th- 7 PM
Consensus- Bangor (13-0)
Bangor- Marc, John, Matt, David M, Sean, Aaron J, Dylan, Aaron H, Ryan, Frank, Tiger, Guest (Rick),
Oxford Hills (1-7) @ Cony (1-7) – Friday, October 28th- 7 PM
Consensus- Cony (9-4)
Oxford Hills- Marc, John, Matt, Dylan
Cony- David M, Aaron J, Sean, Dave G, Aaron H, Ryan, Frank, Tiger, Guest (Rick)
Lawrence (8-0) @ Messalonskee (6-2)- Friday, October 28th- 7 PM
Consensus- Lawrence (11-2)
Lawrence- John, Matt, Dylan, David M, Aaron J, Dave G, Aaron H, Ryan, Frank, Tiger, Guest (Rick)
Messalonskee- Marc, Sean
Lewiston (4-4) @ Edward Little (3-5)- Friday, October 28th- 7 PM
Consensus- Lewiston (11-2)
Lewiston- Marc, John, Dylan, David M, Aaron J, Sean, Dave G, Aaron H, Ryan, Frank, Guest (Rick)
Edward Little- Tiger, Matt
#5 Hampden (5-3) @ #4 Brewer (6-2)- Friday, October 28th, 7 PM- Class B East quarterfinal.
Consensus- Brewer (9-4)
Hampden- Marc, Sean, Aaron J, Dylan,
Brewer- John, Matt, David M, Dave G, Aaron H, Ryan, Frank, Tiger, Guest (Rick)
#5 Foxcroft (5-3) @ #4 Mt. View (6-2)- Saturday, October 29th- 1 PM- Class C East quarterfinal.
Consensus- Foxcroft (8-5)
Foxcroft- Marc, John, Sean, Matt, Aaron H, Tiger, Aaron J Guest (Rick)
Mt. View- David M, Dave G, Dylan, Ryan, Frank
#6 Waterville (4-4) @ #3 Gardiner (6-2)- Friday, October 28th- 7 PM- Class B East quarterfinal.
Consensus- Gardiner (12-1)
Gardiner- Marc, John, Sean, Aaron H, Tiger, Aaron J, David M, Dave G, Dylan, Ryan, Frank, Guest (Rick)
#6 Stearns (4-4) @ #3 John Bapst (6-2)- Friday, October 28th- 7 PM- Class C East quarterfinal
Consensus- John Bapst (13-0)
John Bapst- Marc, John, Sean, Matt, Aaron H, Tiger, Aaron J, David M, Dave G, Dylan, Ryan, Frank, Guest (Rick)
#5 Winslow (6-2) @ #4 Lisbon (6-2)- Saturday, October 29th- 1 PM- Class C West quarterfinal
Consensus- Winslow (9-4)
Winslow- John, Sean, Matt, Aaron H, Aaron J, Dave G, Dylan, Ryan, Frank
Lisbon- Marc, David M, Tiger, Guest (Rick)
New England Patriots (5-1) @ Pittsburgh Steelers (5-2)- Sunday, October 29th- 4:15 PM
Consensus- Patriots (11-2)
Patriots- John, Sean, Matt, Aaron J, Tiger, David M, Dave G, Dylan, Ryan, Frank, Guest (Rick)
Steelers- Marc, Aaron H