Firecrackers Lose a Legend

January 27, 2021
Firecracker Nation mourns the loss of of Bruce Bowers, an unusually enthusiastic and committed member of the community for several years. Coach Bowers came to a practice in 2015 after doing individual drill sessions with Emily… Continue reading

Glory Commits to Coast Guard Academy

Longtime Firecracker Glory Blethen made her decision official today by telling the Coast Guard Academy in the phonic alphabet “Alpha Mike Alpha November = I’m In!”
Blethen grew up in the Firecracker Family- her Dad (Brian) coached the class of… Continue reading

Obar Commits to Brandeis

Mollie Obar received the great news of her Early Decision acceptance to Brandeis University this week and communicated her interest to play basketball for the Judges next season. She has played for the Firecrackers since fourth grade and for most… Continue reading

Motema Commits to Northeastern

Gemima Motema became the third member of the Firecracker class of 2021 to make her college choice by informing Head Coach Kelly Cole of her intention to bring her high flying act to Northeastern University, located in Boston. Last… Continue reading

Kabantu Accepts Bentley Offer

The Maine Firecrackers have had players come from Bangor (Butler sisters-Brown/Tufts), Mount Desert Island (Sierra Tapley-UMO/Kelsey Shaw-Stonehill), and Presque Isle (Hannah Graham-Bowdoin) to join their program, but the… Continue reading

Maine Conference and State Awards -2020

Congratulations to all Firecracker HS players on achieving individual and team accolades throughout their 2019/2020 season.

Miss Maine Basketball Finalists:  Brooke Obar, Julia Colby, Maggie Whitmore

Miss Maine Basketball Winner:  Julia Colby

MacDonald All Stars: Caroline Smith… Continue reading

BDN and PPH All State Basketball Honors 2020

The Maine Sunday Telegram / Portland Press Herald published their All State Basketball selection for 2020. Congratulations to the 6 Firecrackers receiving these honors (Amanda Kabantu, Brooke Obar, Camille Clement, Julia Colby, Maggie Whitmore and Paige Cote. In addition, Julia… Continue reading

Miss Maine Basketball 2020

Proud to honor this year’s winner of the Miss Maine Basketball award. Julia Colby showed exceptional skill and development in her 4 years at Oxford Hills High School.

A four-time All Conference All-Star… Continue reading

1000 Point Milestones

Congratulations to the following players for reaching the 1000 point milestone in their high school careers: Maggie Whitmore (South Portland), Julia Colby (Oxford Hills), Caroline Smith (Freeport), Camille Clement (Greely), Paige Cote, Sanford.

Holmes at Home in Indiana

Great article on freshman Mackenzie Holme’s early experience and recruitment at Indiana University in the Hoosier Sports Report article link below. Indiana Head Coach Teri Moren – “She’s a great story in the fact that she didn’t play on a… Continue reading