Cody DuPont, right, and Owen Austin paddle Monday, Nov. 7, to a blind while duck hunting on the Kennebec River in Hallowell. With temperatures in the mid 70s neither hunter was optimistic about enticing a migratory waterfowl into their decoys. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

Waynflete’s Bryan Stark-Chessa, left, Matt Adey and Liam Anderson kiss the state championship trophy after the Flyers’ defeated Fort Kent 6-1 to win the Class C boys’ soccer state championship on Saturday, Nov. 5, in Hampden. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Players do skating drills during the first practice of the season for the Winslow/Gardiner/Cony/Messalonskee/Lawrence/Erskine/Maranacook/Mt. Blue girls hockey team Tuesday the Camden National Bank Ice Vault in Hallowell. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Lawrence’s Gavin Lunt (83) celebrates a touchdown against Skowhegan during a Class B North football game Friday, Nov. 4, in Skowhegan. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

MCI goalie Chi Chi Rivera makes a diving save with her stick hand as players leap over her during Class C field hockey state championship game against Winthrop on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Messalonskee High School in Oakland. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Tim Knowles, 12, walks across a tree that lays over the swimming hole near his home in Vassalboro on Monday, Nov. 7. Knowles and brothers Matt, 17, and Blake, 2, were exploring the area where they say they like to fish, swim, hike and ride bikes. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

Voters head to the booth to cast their ballots during Election Day at the former Bingham School in Bingham on Tuesday. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Maranacook’s Xanthe Sawlivich (5) is comforted by a teammate after losing 2-1 to Bucksport in the Class C girls soccer state championship Saturday, Nov. 5, at Hampden Academy. Michael G. Seamans/Morning Sentinel

Skowhegan’s Lucia Siren (9), and Kate Kelso (2), celebrate after Layla Conway, (14) scored to give the River Hawks a 3-2 lead in the Class A field hockey state championship game Saturday, Nov. 5, at Messalonskee High School in Oakland. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

Teamster Alyssa Norton, 14, drives her oxen Sunday, Nov. 6, through the Litchfield Plains Cemetery while the team pulls the flag-draped coffin of Sonny Black, escorted by family members and friends. Wilton “Sonny” A. Black was a native of Litchfield and operated a livestock business from his farm on Hallowell Litchfield Road from 1957 until his death Nov. 2. He was 88. Andy Molloy/Kennebec Journal

Nicole Liberty of Winslow casts her ballot Tuesday while holding her granddaughter, Adalynn Labrie, 1, of Fairfield, at the VFW hall in Winslow. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

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