April 15, 2016 RSS feed / Sports

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Morse boys lacrosse battles hard in 14-11 loss to rival Gardiner

BATH Coming into the 2016 boys high school lacrosse season, Morse coach Jay Paulus knew his team was going to take some lumps, with a decent turnover of personnel after last season. More...

Dogs win at home

PORTLAND   The Portland Sea Dogs (4-4) jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back, winning their 2016 Eastern League home opener at Hadlock Field, 8-5 over the Hartford Yard Goats (5-3) on Thursday.  More...

Claude Julien set to return

BOSTON The Bruins are sticking with coach Claude Julien for another season despite missing the playoffs two years in a row. More...

Freeport softball earns walk-off win

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FREEPORT   Kasey Erlebach scampered home on a fielder’s choice in the seventh inning to lift the Freeport High School softball team to a come-from-behind 8-7 Western Maine Conference victory over Lake Region in season opening action on Thu More...

Super Bowl rematch to open 2016 NFL regular season

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Super Bowl rematch. More...

Shipbuilder girls tennis in action

THE MORSE HIGH SCHOOL girls tennis team opened its KVAC season on Thursday with a home match against Gardiner. More...

Hoopingarner helps Thomas to sweep

BANGOR — Sonja Morse threw a pair of complete games and finished with 15 strikeouts overall as the Thomas College softball team swept a North Atlantic Conference doubleheader from Husson University at O’Keefe Field recently.  In the More...

Topsham has clinics in softball/baseball

TOPSHAM — Anthony D’Alfonso, a former professional baseball player, is offering a one-day batting clinic. More...

Jack Davenport, Freeport baseball blank Lakers, 2-0

Pitcher fans 15 as Falcons earn 2-0 opening victory

FREEPORT   Jack Davenport simply wasn’t touched.  The Freeport starting pitcher struck out 15 en route to a dominating season-opening high school 2-0 Western Maine Conference baseball win over Lake Region on Thursday.  More...

Caps, Sharks take game one

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Carlson scored a power-play goal and Braden Holby made 19 saves to help the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-0 in Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first-round series. More...

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Bowdoin rallies late

BRUNSWICK   At the time, a simple tagout at home didn’t seem very significant.  It was the fifth inning of game one of a Bowdoin softball doubleheader against USM on Wednesday, and the Polar Bears were in trouble. More...

Sox end Orioles streak, win 4-2

BOSTON The Baltimore Orioles were overdue for a game like this. The Orioles wasted too many early chances and finally lost after opening the season with a team record seven straight wins, beaten by the bats of Xander Bogaerts, Jackie Bradley Jr. More...

Local teams kick off the spring season this week

BRUNSWICK Spring is upon us. More...

Nowinski visits Bowdoin tonight

BRUNSWICK   The Polar Brain Alliance, a group of Bowdoin College student-athletes who serve as peer advocates for concussion research, are happy to host renowned speaker and concussion expert Chris Nowinski for a talk on campus tonight.  More...

Trenton tops Sea Dogs

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Celtics win finale, No. 5 seed

BOSTON The Celtics invited players from three of the franchise’s championship teams to the Garden on Wednesday night to support them in their regular-season finale. The legends were treated to the biggest comeback win in the NBA this year. More...

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL CAPS

Royals double up Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Salvador Perez tagged Houston reliever Ken Giles for a tie-breaking two-run homer in the eighth inning, lifting the Kansas City Royals over the Houston Astros 4-2 Wednesday night. Cubs 9, Reds 2 More...

Warriors set mark; Kobe closes with 60

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors took their last shot at Michael Jordan and history and they swished it — for 73.  More...

Blues down ’Hawks in OT

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — David Backes scored at 9:04 of overtime on a shot that deflected off a Chicago defenseman, and the St. Louis Blues took the series opener 1-0 over the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks on Wednesday night. More...