May 20, 2024


Exercise makes you strong

Bangor High girls basketball coach will lead school’s field hockey team this fall

Bangor Higher School women basketball mentor Jay Kemble has often appreciated field hockey, but he has by no means coached it.

That will alter this fall.

The 58-year-aged Kemble has been named Bangor Substantial School’s subject hockey mentor, changing Edythe Dyer.

Dyer went 4-9 this previous time in her first calendar year, and her Rams wound up 10th amongst 12 teams in the Course A North Recover Points standings. Bangor shed to seventh seed Mt. Blue of Farmington 5- in the 1st round of the playoffs.

Kasey Danforth had been the mentor the previous 10 seasons, and Bangor went 20-20-2 in her final a few normal seasons just after an -14 campaign in 2016.

“I’m psyched about it,” reported Kemble. “I delight in difficulties. We have a good group of ladies who want to contend on a day by day basis. They realize what is essential to have results.”

He said even though he has in no way coached area hockey, “coaching is coaching.

“It’s about placing your little ones in the most effective place to do well,” mentioned the former longtime University of Maine assistant baseball mentor.

Kemble said his wife, Karen (Drugge), performed area hockey at their alma mater, Mt. Blue Higher College, and then went on to perform at Bates School in Lewiston.

And their son, Peter, who pitched for the University of Maine, had several mates amongst the UMaine field hockey staff.

“We would go up and enjoy them. I enjoy watching them. They have so much strength and pace,” Kemble claimed. “I also delight in viewing men’s European field hockey.”

He explained industry hockey requires characteristics from numerous other sports and that he has already acquired a great deal about particular factors of the sport.

He intends to speak to numerous proficient men and women from the field hockey earth to get a much better knowledge of the activity and the nuances of it.