May 26, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

Lisbon boys make it 12

Greyhound girls place 2nd, Wiscasset finishes strong MOUNTAIN VALLEY TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

LISBON For years now, Hall-Dale, Mountain Valley, Boothbay and others have been chasing the Lisbon High School boys track and field team in the Mountain Valley Conference. More...

Celtics bounced by Cavs in Game 5

BOSTON   Avery Bradley one game. Kelly Olynyk another. More...

Sox fan Rangers 20 times, win 6-2

BOSTON   There’s something about Boston Red Sox pitchers and 20-strikeout games.  There have been six major league games with that many strikeouts and the Red Sox made the list for the third time, fanning that many Texas Rangers for a More...

Alomania takes center stage at Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS   It was opening day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Fernando Alonso chose a skateboard as his means of transportation through the paddock.  He essentially turned the hallowed Brickyard into his own personal playground.  More...

Busch wants points

CONCORD, N.C. Kyle Busch proved last week he could win a Cup race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the exhibition NASCAR All-Star race. Now he’s out to prove he can win a Cup points race and put an end a long drought. More...

Penguins win in 2OT, off to the Stanley Cup again

PITTSBURGH   Chris Kunitz spent a portion of the spring nursing a lower-body injury and wondering if his time with the Pittsburgh Penguins was over. More...

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Mt. Ararat edges Skowhegan in 8

AREA HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUPS

SKOWHEGAN Hunter Lohr’s third single of the game drove in the winning run in the eighth inning to lift the Mt. Ararat High School baseball team to a 2-1 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference win over Skowhegan on Thursday. More...

White returns to break records

BRUNSWICK — It had been 60 years since Dr. Houghton M. More...

Hill qualifies for relay final

GENEVA, Ohio — On the first day of the NCAA Division III Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Bates College junior Jessica Wilson ran the second-fastest trial time in the 1,500 meters, while the Bobcat 4x400 relay also qualified More...

O’Neal, USM run strong at NCAAs

GORHAM   GORHAM— University of Southern Maine seniors Hannah Damron and Molly Gibeault, along with the Huskies’ 4 x 100-meter relay, competed Thursday during the first day of competition at the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track an More...

Red Eddies power up on Eagles

Mt. Ararat softball drops 6-1 decision

TOPSHAM As the end of the high school softball season nears, teams are jockeying for position, looking to get hot at the right time as the playoffs approach. On Wednesday, Mt. More...

Freeport girls tennis in action

THE FREEPORT HIGH SCHOOL girls tennis team hosted Cape Elizabeth in WMC action on Wednesday. In the photos, clockwise from above, Freeport No. More...

Mt. Ararat JV boys lax wins

WATERVILLE — Keegan Brown tallied three goals and dished out an assist to lead the Mt. More...

Highland Legion squad has sign-ups

TOPSHAM — Highland Green American Legion baseball coach Bob Neron has announced the program will hold sign- ups and an informational meeting on Sunday at 6 p.m.  The meeting will take place inside the Mt. More...

MPA tennis moved indoors

PORTLAND — The Maine Principals Association has announced that Friday’s opening rounds of the 2017 State Schoolboys and Schoolgirls Singles Tennis Championships will be moved from Colby College in Waterville to the Racket & Fitness Cl More...

Sea Dogs hold off Fisher Cats

MANCHESTER, N.H. The Portland Sea Dogs (21-20) received six scoreless innings from their bullpen and beat the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (16- 29), 4-3, Wednesday morning at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. More...

7 in 7th powers Red Sox

Boston downs Texas, 9-4

BOSTON   Chris Sale was perfectly happy to sit back and watch the Red Sox hitters do the work this time.  Sale cruised into the fifth inning, then was rewarded in the seventh when the Boston batters erupted for seven runs on their way to a More...

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Bowdoin sailors advance in nationals

BRUNSWICK   The Bowdoin College women’s sailing team finished ninth in the Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s Eastern Semifinal of the Sperry National Championship on Wednesday, earning the final qualifying spot for the finals, wh More...