Gemima Motema only played basketball on outdoor courts in the Republic of Congo most of her life. Her dream of earning a scholarship to get an education in America seemed a million miles away just two years ago but it… Continue reading
Paige Cote and her parents made the short ride from Sanford, Me to Durham, NH to tell Head Coach Maureen Magarity in person of her decision to accept a… Continue reading
Game 1: Firecrackers 51- DC Premier
The 16u A Firecrackers found themselves in a very difficult pool and there was little time to adapt with an athletic DC team right off the bat. Paige Cote and Camille Clement got the… Continue reading
After narrowing her candidates to four top notch schools (Stonehill, Bentley, St. Anselms and Bowdoin), Maggie Whitmore decided she wanted to study and play basketball for Bentley University… Continue reading
Firecracker Clement 16u at Deep South Classic 2019 – By Brian Clement
A year after the most talented team in their history has moved on (Fordham, Indiana, Harvard, George Washington, St. Anselm’s and St. Joseph’s commitments), the Maine Firecrackers arrived… Continue reading
Congratulations to Julia Colby for being named Sun Journal All Regional Player of the Year after leading her Oxford Hills HS team to a state title.
Anna DeWolfe, amongst many other awards and accolades, was recently awarded the prestigious Portland Press Herald Player of the Year award for the second year in a row. Anna led her Greely HS team to 2 consecutive back to… Continue reading
Congratulation to the 8 Firecrackers that were recently named to the Portland Press Herald Varsity Maine All State Team which includes Faith Blethen, Camille Clement, Julia Colby, Anna DeWolfe, Mackenzie Holmes, Grace Martin, McKenzy Ouellette and Maggie Whitmore.
Mackenzie Holmes (Gorham High School – ’19) received honorable mention selection by the USA Today Sports staff in conjunction with HS coaches and recruiting experts as one of the top 20 players in the country.
A recent article (link below) from the Boothbay Register portrays the Blethen sisters (Faith – senior and Glory – sophomore) and their quest to fulfill their roles as good citizens and young leaders in their local community and beyond.