Tag Archive | Maine

Amelia Moore Women’s Boxing Pioneer

Nothing in boxing has come easy for 2020 USA Boxing Olympic Qualification Team lightweight alternate Amelia Moore, who has overcome several major obstacles to be the elite boxer that she is today. A native of Maine, the 31-year-old Moore attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland for two years, voluntarily leaving there for medical […]

Fordham Women’s Basketball Set to Host Saint Joseph’s and La Salle this Weekend

The Fordham University Women’s Basketball team is hoping to extend their winning streak with two home games against Saint Joseph’s and La Salle this weekend. If the Rams can earn victories, they will be able to extend their winning streak to six games, which will be the longest of the season. Up first the team […]

Virginia, Florida, Maine, and Saint Peter’s Take the Court in Bubbleville at Mohegan Sun

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Gazelle Group announced recently a season-opening multiple team event taking place on Wednesday, November 25, and Friday, November 27. Bubbleville Pod One will tip-off November 25 and will include 2019 NCAA Champion Virginia (Atlantic Coast Conference), Florida (Southeastern Conference), Maine (America East Conference) and Saint Peter’s (Metro […]

Justin “Crazy Train” Rolfe crowned N.E. heavyweight champion – Larry Smith records 1st win in 9 year

Two regional title bouts, supported by several stay-busy fights, highlighted Granite Chin Promotion’s first pro boxing event since this past November, ‘Return to Derry,” last night (Sat., Aug. 29), in front of a near capacity crowd at New England Sports Center in Derry, New Hampshire. Two world champions were in attendance to support the fighters, […]

Women boxing pioneers and Maine stablemates Lisa Kuronya Coombs & Lisa Leddy Inspiring a new generation of females

Amateur boxers come in all sizes and shapes, often coming from much different backgrounds, following their individual dreams in their thoroughly unique ways along their arduous journeys. Two contrasting stablemates from the Portland Boxing Club (Maine), Lisa Kuronya and Liz Leddy, have combined to capture eight national titles, including a stretch in which they successfully […]